AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL: Enter Your Drama Screenplay (Deadline May 20)

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
DRAMA SCREENPLAY AWARD

PRESENTED BY THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, EAST

LATE DEADLINE: MAY 20

The Writers Guild of America, East is the underwriting sponsor of Austin Film Festival’s Drama Screenplay Award.  Drama Finalist scripts will be judged by a select panel of WGAE screenwriters and the winner will be announced at the Awards Luncheon during the 2015 Austin Film Festival & Conference.  Last year’s judges were Sabrina Dhawan, James V. Hart, and Jenny Lumet.  This year’s judges will be announced soon.  May 20 is the Late (and Final) Deadline for screenplay submissions.

For the first time ever, AFF will provide Reader Comments to ALL entrants in the Screenplay & Teleplay Competition for FREE.  Entrants also receive registration discounts to attend the annual Film Festival and Screenwriters Conference this October 29 – November 5.  The AFF Conference boasts over 175 panels, roundtables, pitch sessions, and workshops, covering every aspect of the art, craft and business of storytelling through film, television, and online platforms.  This year, the legendary Norman Lear will be presented with the 2015 Outstanding Television Writer Award.

NOW ACCEPTING SCRIPTS FOR SHORT FILMS AND DIGITAL SERIES

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT TODAY

All submissions must be received or postmarked by 11:59PM PST on Wednesday, May 20

For more info about the competition including rules and eligibility, please visit www.austinfilmfestival.com