For the first year ever, we are adding a screen writing competition to our fun filled three day event in Mount Dora, Florida (40 minutes from Disney World) over the weekend of September 7th through September 9th. Networking opportunities, panel discussions, screenings, excellent award show with guest presenters. Hotel venue with shuttle bus to the theater venues. VIP cocktail party and brunch.
The top three finalists will each receive one (1) VIP All Access Pass ($200 value). All Access Passes include admissions to all screenings, events, networking parties, VIP buffet (beer, wine, soda, food) and entertainment at the VIP venues.
Our festival was named to the "Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" in MovieMaker Magazine - 2012 and received a top 100 Film Festival rating by FilmFreeway in September 2016. Come celebrate Independent Film with us.
Winning screenwriter shall receive one (1) copy of Final Draft 10 software and shall see their scene performed at the Award Show.
Finalists will also have an opportunity to talk with and get advice from our headlining judge, veteran Hollywood screenwriter Stan Zimmerman (Golden Girls, Rosanne, Gilmore Girls)
1. Scripts must not exceed five pages. A scene from a larger script is acceptable.
2. Decisions of the selection committee are final.
3. Entry Fee must be paid at time of submission.
4. Finalists will allow their names and project titles to be used for advertising and promotions.