Get Initiative Screenwriting Competition

Name of Contest:
Get Initiative Screenwriting Competition

Sponsoring Organization:
The Writing Initiative

Director:
Cameron Counts

Address:
P.O. Box 4699, Springfield, IL 62708

Telephone:
(217) 816-2117

E-Mail:
nmdcone@yahoo.com

Website:
www.writinginitiative.com

Purpose or description of contest:
Small contest, perfect for beginning screenwriters.

Number of years this contest has been running:
7 years

Deadline:
July 31st 2010 (please see website for 2011 deadline)

Entry Fee:
$25

Kinds of scripts accepted (i.e. Teleplays, features, MOWs):
Features, all genres. Hardcopy prefered.

Restrictions:
Unproduced writers only.

Description of prizes:
Exposure – winner’s list sent out to various Production Companies and Agencies. 1 year free subscription to Creative Screenwriting, prize pack from Final Draft/Script varies year to year.

Readers and Judges:
Cameron Counts

Success Stories:
Got a 2009 entrant a read with a medium sized Michigan production company, that script is currently in pre-production.

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