Ozark Foothills FilmFest & Screenwriting Competition

Name of Contest:
Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition

Sponsoring Organization:
Ozark Foothills FilmFest

Director:
Bob Pest

Address:
195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550

Telephone:
870 251 1189

Fax:
870 251 1189

E-Mail:
bobpest@wildblue.net

Website:
www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org

Purpose of Contest:
The competition is exclusively for writers who have not had a work made into a film or optioned.

Number of years this contest has been running:
4

Deadlines:
12/15/2010

Entry Fees:
$20

Kinds of scripts accepted (i.e. Teleplays, features, MOWs):
Screenplays Short: 30 pages or less
Feature: 90 – 130 pages

Description of Prizes:
First prize features: $600
First prize shorts: $400

Readers and Judges:
Ben Fry, Screenwriting Faculty, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Pola Zen, Israeli “script doctor” and director, Dolls and Houses Levi Agee, Arkansas filmmaker, programmer for the Little Rock Film Festival, and creator and host of “Cameras on the Radio”

Success Stories:
Last year’s winner, The Writ Writer, is being considered for production by Category One Entertainment

Please take a moment to describe why you feel your contest is best able to help writers break into the industry.
Our judges provide useful comments to get writers to the next level. We see our competition as a launching pad for emerging writers.

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