The winner will receive up to $10,000 to fund production of the winning short. The amount will be completely determined by the budget requested by the writer, and not by the contest. The $10,000 will be paid to the writer directly and can be used toward the budget of the film however the filmmakers see fit. The prize money will be paid in installments as the production of the film progresses.
Deadlines and Fees
Quarter-Finalists – March 20th, 2017
Semi-Finalists – April 20th, 2017
Finalists – May 20th, 2017
Winners – June 20th, 2017
The WeScreenplay Shorts Screenwriting Competition‘s mission is to provide talented writers and filmmakers the financial means to turn their amazing short scripts into short films. The large budget of the contest will be used to cover the budget of the short film as determined by the creators of the film, not by the contest.
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