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7 December 2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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Ok in this thread, i will post or you can post 

REAL WORLD CONTESTS, this is distinct from Kupika/club/personal "contests"

Most of these real world contests will require you to be over 18 so many of you are out of
luck until then. Others will have residency requirements.

Contests and this thread will be updated periodically with older info being deleted, so
check it often.

Always visit the sites and read the official contest rules for details.

7 December 2009, 08:52 PM    #2
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Ed's Notes:  

Ok this isn't what i would consider to be a true contest because actually there is a
submission fee ($55 for the regular deadline of April 15, 2010) so while it is possible
you could win and get all the benefits and prizes offered what you are really paying for
is for your script to be read by some pros and possibly, possibly something could come of
it. Still it might be worth it. Although you retain your rights of course, and by U.S. law
(for U.S. people at least) your copyrights are created when you fix your work in some
tangible form (like writing it down, printing it), it is a good idea to register your
works with the U.S. copyright office, the WGA and even mail a sealed copy to yourself
through the U.S. post. (I will make a Copyrights 101 thread for the club soon).


SCRIPTAPALOOZA

http://www.scriptapalooza.com/index2.html
http://www.scriptapalooza.com/rules_and_regulations.htm
http://www.scriptapalooza.com/quesandans.htm
........

More Info:


12th Annual Scriptapalooza International Screenplay 

Competition early deadline is January 5th www.scriptapalooza.com 

Why should you submit your script to Scriptapalooza? 

-Grand Prize: $10,000
-All the reading is done by 90 production companies
-Entertainment Weekly Magazine calls us 'One of the Best'
-We promote the winners, runners-up, finalists and semifinalists for a full year
-We are considered one of the best screenplay competitions by agents, managers and
producers
-Supported by the Writers Guild of America west
-Supported by the Writers Guild of Canada 

About Scriptapalooza: 

The Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition, was founded in 1998, and has generated heat,
publicity and a reputation that demands respect. Scriptapalooza, Inc., along with its
various divisions was created to nurture talent and create opportunities. Storytellers
come from all over the world and from all walks of life, because of the simple fact that
everyone has a story. 

Scriptapalooza’s goal: 

to seek out that storyteller and honor their script with a grand prize of $10,000. Each
year dozens of production companies and literary representatives sign on as participants
to read our winners, resulting in many scripts being optioned, sold or outright bought. 

Questions? Comments? call the office 323.654.5809 or email us at info@scriptapalooza.com


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