SCREENWRITING COMPETITION Winners Announced: May 2014
Upcoming Deadline: April 30, 2014
The 9th Annual Writers Place Screenwriting Competition seeks out gifted and aspiring screenwriters and pairs them with business executives and award-winning scribes. By eliminating the barriers between the industry and great talent, it offers an extraordinary platform for discovery, professional development, and success.
Writers Place programs offer one-on-one consultation and mentorship, market research and positioning expertise, pitch and presentation support, as well as in-house production and development opportunities. Writers Place is more than a competition-it's a full-service career coach.
Best of all, Writers Place winners experience dynamic results. After a victory at Writers Place, Skin Mead's Finding Hope Now, wrapped production at Sony and is ready for theatrical release. In 2014, Katarzyna Kochany's Dust Bunnies was produced and enjoyed a successful festival run.
Submit your film or television script to Writers Place, and discover all that this unique program can do for you!
LONG BEACH INDIE
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Long Beach, California - USA
August 27 to 31, 2014
Upcoming Deadline: May 1, 2014
The 1st Long Beach Indie International Film Festival celebrates global diversity through the art of film and leverages the power of emergent innovators across film, television, and digital media. Part jubilant film festival, part informative conference, and part invigorating artistic summit, Long Beach Indie showcases a staggering 200 films over the span of five days and thrives on the discovery and promotion of new voices, whether they come from cutting-edge thinkers or from impressive creative forces.
Long Beach Indie is conveniently located just outside of the Hollywood film industry and offers direct access to studios, distributors, and talent that are shaping the way films are created, distributed, and received. The festival also features a Digital Edutainment Conference, specifically engineered to teach entrepreneurial filmmakers how to sustain success in an ever-evolving industry.
Long Beach Indie welcomes narrative and documentary shorts and features, animated projects, television pilots, and more. Submit your work today!
FILM NORTH: HUNTSVILLE
INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
Huntsville, Ontario - Canada
September 18 to 20, 2014
Upcoming Deadline: April 30, 2014
The 5th Annual Film North: Huntsville International Film Festival is a true "filmmakers festival," nestled in the beautiful Muskoka region of Ontario, Canada. Intimate and unforgettable, Film North hosts more than 50 talented filmmakers and boasts a contemplative, invigorating slate of films that are among the best on the festival circuit. Best of all, Film North treats independent storytellers as Hollywood stars, injecting them into exciting, post-screening Talk Backs, welcoming them into a luxurious green room, and smothering them in swag.
Film North awards its coveted Antler Awards to stellar shorts, features, animated films, and documentaries. Last year's hugely successful festival was also fueled by an uproarious retrospective that included Martin Scorsese's King of Comedy, Louis CK's Hilarious, and other comedic icons. Last year's celebration also featured the Canadian premiere of All is Lost, anchored by a stunning performance from Robert Redford.
If you've created an outstanding feature or short, get it to Film North today!