I’m late night gorging on trash TV instead of reading a script, watching a movie or even catching up on sleep. Hulu is apparently determined to keep me awake, no matter how repetitive the commercials. Because just below the video is written, “What are you thinking?” Haunting. Those very same words have been running through [...]
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“It’s definitely given my career a jump start, and it’s definitely given me a lot of great meetings,” says first-place winner Tejal Desai, the 40-year-old pharmacist from Austin, Texas. Desai’s script, Cowboys and Hindus, is about a traditional Hindu woman who discovers the meaning of true American grit when she becomes a cattle rancher. Script sat down with the writer see how Big Break™ changed his life.
“It’s exciting to have people reading my work and really considering it,” says Big Break™ third place winner Larry Brenner, the 33-year-old professor who teaches public speaking and the fundamentals of interpersonal communication at Bronx Community College in New York. His comedic horror script, Flesh and Blood, about a vampire who ends up protecting the last few surviving humans during a zombie apocalypse, has peaked the interest of several industry professionals…
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“It’s a great way to get noticed. And, you need to get noticed. This competition is a good one,” says second place winner Mick Connolly, the 48-year-old advertising director from Melbourne, Australia. His winning script is a dark comedy called Crims. The script has landed Connolly an A-list agent and a manager. Script sat down with the writer see how Big Break™ changed his life.
The AAA Screenplay Contest aims to get talented writers through the door to Hollywood.
The SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grants support films that through plot, character, theme or setting significantly explore human and civil rights, antidiscrimination, gender and sexual identity and other urgent social justice issues of our time.
Sponsored by the the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Djerassi Residency Award/SFFS Screenwriting Fellowship will provide a one-month residency at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program for an emerging or established screenwriter; open to both U.S. and international screenwriters.