2017 SCREENWRITING COMPETITION
FEATURE SCREENPLAY & SHORT SCRIPT CONTEST SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN
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For direct submission to VISIONFEST you may request a PDF version of the 2017 Entry Form at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN $1000 CA$H + OTHER PRIZES & AWARDS
In addition to services & software prizes presented by the Domani Vision Film Society, VISIONFEST is partnered with InkTip, which will provide the following prizes to the top three winning scripts:
- InkTip Magazine
: Publication of your logline in InkTip's bi-monthly publication sent to 4000+ producers, agents, and managers.
InkTip helps writers sell their scripts and get representation. Producers have made more than 200 films from scripts and writers they found through InkTip.
RULES & REGULATIONS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS
For the Feature Screenwriting Competition, applicants must submit:
One copy of an original feature film screenplay, approximately 80-130 pages in length, formatted in industry standard screenplay format and written in English.
(for Short Script Contest, screenplays should be between 5-30 pages)
Please note: Only original works are accepted. Submissions may not be based, in whole or in part, on material, fictional or nonfictional, produced or unproduced, published or unpublished, unless such material is in the public domain or if it was originally created and published/produced by the applicant(s), in another medium.
No revisions or updated versions will be accepted beyond the initial submission.
A completed application form and an 'entry fee'.
Applicants may submit multiple entries, however, those must be submitted separately along with respective fee(s) for each separate submission.
Collaborative works are accepted and are treated as (1) submission, regardless of how many authors are responsible for creating the work.
DOMANI VISION FILM SOCIETY, based upon its own opinions and voting procedures, reserves the right to grant no awards if there is no entry that qualifies with sufficient merit.
The applicant(s) agree to hold Domani Vision Film Society harmless from, and defended against all claims, demands, costs, judgments, losses, expenses (including attorneys fees), and liabilities resulting out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any stories submitted to the Visionfest Feature Screenplay Competition & Short Script Competition or on any screenplay developed out of such stories.
Submitted material shall be retained by Domani Vision Film Society for archival purposes and reference, with any and all related compensation waived by applicant(s).
The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant(s).
To the accuracy of the information supplied, any false or misleading information on the application, or any failure to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by Domani Vision Film Society, may result in disqualification and forfeiture of any awards or cash prizes.
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