Women in Film & Video New England Announces Regular Deadline for 11th Annual Screenwriting Competition Ending May 21st

Women in Film  Video New England Announces Regular Deadline for 11th Annual Screenwriting Competition Ending May 21st Boston, MA, May 08, 2013 –(PR.com)– Women in Film Video New England (WIFVNE) announces a call for entries for its Eleventh Annual Screenwriting Competition sponsored by Inktip, Final Draft, Script Chix and Lesley University. The WIFVNE Screenwriting Competition promotes the work of female screenwriters and supports the creation of multi-dimensional leading film roles for women. The competition opened on April 2nd, 2013.

The Regular Deadline ends May 21st, Late Deadline is May 28th and the Final Extended Deadline is June 4th, 2013

This year, WIFVNE invited a panel of five judges to participate in the competition. They include Barry Brodsky, Director of Emerson Screenwriting Certificate Program, Martha Pinson, filmmaker and script supervisor for Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma and Oliver Stone, LaToya Morgan, staff writer for “Shameless” and “Parenthood”, Susan Steinberg, professor and writer and Tina Cesa Ward, award-winning digital filmmaker (“Anyone But You”).

The Grand Prize Winner will have a full table read of their screenplay produced by WIFVNE, sponsored in part by Lesley University and directed by a WIFVNE member. Additional prizes include a detailed script analysis and consultation by Barry Brodsky, a budget by Los Angeles based (but hailing from Western MA) Script Chix, a screenwriting software package from Final Draft, and a 6-month online script placement service by Inktip.com.

Submission Schedule and Fees:
Regular Deadline: May 21, 2013. Standard Fee: $45, WIFVNE Members: $30
Late Deadline: May 28, 2013. Standard Fee: $55, WIFVNE Members: $40
Extended Deadline: June 4, 2013. Standard Fee: $65, WIFVNE Members: $50

General Rules

Length between 80-120 pages. Scripts must be authored or co-authored by a woman and/or must feature a woman (or women) in a prominent role. Competition is open to writers from any location. Scripts must be submitted online via Withoutabox.com: https://www.withoutabox.com/login/4762


Founded in 1981, WIFVNE promotes the participation, education, and representation of women in the film, video and media industry in New England. The non-profit organization is a member of the umbrella group Women in Film Television International, a global network with over 40 chapters and more than 10,000 members. Membership is open to women and men who work in film, video and related industries or those who aspire to work in these fields, as well as patrons of media arts. For more information, send an email to info@womeninfilmvideo.org or go to www.wifvne.org.

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