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Deadlines Approaching – Courtesy the I.S.A.

Written by: FFT Webmaster | February 28th, 2011

What an exciting few weeks ahead of us!  Lots of new contests, some with I.S.A. member discounts.  PLUS, since many of you are filmmakers, we have some GREAT film festivals you can enter.  And finally if you live in or around Los Angeles, make sure to check out the FREE class at the bottom of this blast.  Do you know if your next project is perfect for the studios or indies?  Well find out.

EARLY Deadline: February 28, 2011

Write a Winning Script. Gain Unparalleled Access.

The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest presents a stellar logline from a successful screenwriter, and asks entrants to create up to the first 15 pages of the script. Finalists enter a 12-week mentoring program with the goal of completing a full screenplay. The
lucky winner receives a full Hollywood experience, including lush accommodations at the Chateau Marmont, lunch at The Ivy with screenwriter Allan Loeb, and one-on-one meetings with Industry insiders like Benderspink.

$10 Discount Code: ISA10 – EXPIRES 3/15/11



Showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe.

The 7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, is now accepting submissions and commercials. 2010 HSFF featured over 200 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including David Arquette, James Caan, John Dahl, James Franco, and Kirsten Dunst. Over $40,000 in prizes, including $20,000 in services courtesy of Company 3.

$10 off for ISA Members – MUST MAIL IN ENTRY for discount!



REGULAR Deadline – Feb. 25th! 

The Big Bear Lake International Screenwriting Competition focuses on providing opportunities for winning screenwriters to make key film industry contacts.
All finalists have script read by panel of Hollywood professionals and all entrants receive written feedback on their submissions.
REGULAR Deadline -April 4th

The Tulsa IFF will be an exciting celebration of world-class, independent films in the beautiful city of Tulsa.

The Tulsa IFF calls for entries. Regular deadline is April 4th!
The winning screenplay will receive an option offer from Dolphin Bay Films for purchase at 4% of the final budget along with $2,500 cash consideration up front for signing.

REGULAR Deadline – March 15th!

3rd TIFF showcases short films made by filmmakers under age 35, covering a wide variety of interpretations on Festival’s theme: “City of God.” The Festival seeks filmmakers who successfully integrate their religious, spiritual, and social themes with the resources of film as a modern artistic medium.
In addition to cash prizes (5000 EUR), the Festival will be presenting an Audience Award, and “The Fidel Goetz Emerging Film Maker Award” recognizing the best film by young film makers who do not have access to professional equipment.



EARLY Deadline March 22nd!

The purpose of the NEW-MEDIA FEST (Phoenix Christian Film Festival) is to bless, celebrate, and encourage the production and distribution of films and media expressions that feature Godly Kingdom values and shine as reminders that love is real, hope exists, and there is always an answer.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR FILMS with Positive Themes, Films that Elevate, Comedy, Drama, Witty orWhimsical and many more!
$10,000 Grand Prize! New This Year: Double cash for 2nd and 3rd place, TV Category – $3,000 cash, Scene and Pitch Categories – $5,000 in Prizes.
Exclusive prizes and discount if you enter by Early Deadline, March 11.  Enter Today.
Winning is just the beginning!

LIMITED to the first 600 entries
Promoting the HORROR genre in screenplay form!
The contest is open to all writers, eighteen years and older.  Writers may submit their material online. Winners of the 2011 contest will receive cash and industry related prizes in addition to having their material submitted to Hollywood producers, agents and studios.



Indie vs. Studio and Where You Fit In

Mar 2nd, 2011 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

The Writers Junction
1001 Colorado Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401



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