Do you have a movie idea or a killer log line?
Enter now for a chance to have your idea turned into a treatment or even developed into a spec script. The ability to create a screenplay based on a given idea is a top way to break into the film industry. This is a great opportunity to possibly gain exposure that will give you the big break needed to jump start that film career.
Our goal isn't just to launch careers, but to also establish relationships in order to create a community of supporters to not only ensure your successful longevity in the industry, but also to provide advisory support for future undiscovered writers also entering into the contest. This movie idea competition looks to increase the possibility of getting your film to the big screen, while also helping visionaries get the exposure they need to get their career off of the ground.
The prizes are assigned based on the category in which you have submitted your entry.
* Log line entry rewards include evaluation, feedback, editing, market report and receive discounted story planning services.
* Story treatment rewards include plot mapping, character development, plot point assessment and overall story evaluation. These entries will also include treatment feedback, editing, market report and receive discounted first draft coaching services.
* First Draft rewards include proofreading, revision coaching, plot evaluation, market report, development notes and discounted marketing & editing services.
Winners will receive story evaluation services, crowdfunding planning assistance and pre-production services, including script packaging assistance for production.
Other prizes are:
* Public announcement on social media.
* Inclusion in story development session, production meetings and entry into film subsequent contest(s).
* Future revenue sharing opportunities. (if project is produced, screened at the festival and/or developed into a feature length film).
Scripts must be the original work of the author(s) and may not be encumbered by any third party. Scripts that have been sold, produced, or are currently optioned are not eligible, nor are scripts that have previously won a prize at other screenwriting contests.
Submissions are accepted electronically on FilmFreeway and the https:/brillianttwin.wix.com/brillianttwinstudios website, from the first through the 21st of each month.
There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit, but each project submitted must hit the current theme of the film festival.
All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).
Material written by writing teams must be submitted by one of the writers, with consent of the other(s). All writers must be credited on title page.
If a writing team is chosen as a winner, prizes will be given to the person who submits the project. Each team is responsible for dividing or sharing the prize money.
Substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entered material are not allowed. Please proofread your script very carefully before submitting.
It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition, however we do not require registration.
All ownership and rights to the scripts submitted to this contest remains with the original rights holders.
All writers at least 18 years of age are eligible. However, a writer who has earned money professionally as a writer is not eligible.
All persons from anywhere in the world are eligible; however the material submitted must be in English.
All material submitted, but not a winner of other competitions or contests are eligible.
There are no requirements as to when the material was written.
The material submitted must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by, a third party prior to entering the competition.
Any submitted work that becomes optioned, published, produced or purchased between the time of submission and the end of the judging period will no longer be eligible.
Material should be submitted in standard screenplay format, font, spacing and margin.
Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned by the writer or the work is in the public domain.
Feature screenplays longer than 30 pages will not be eligible.
All material must be submitted electronically as a PDF or it will not be eligible.