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$100 PRIZE(S) FOR THE BEST SCRIPT OPENING(S)
"BEST OPENING" SUBMISSION DEADLINE WAS
Midnight December 31, 2010
(The contest is open. Enter at left or see the bottom of this page)
Do you have a ready-to-go script or scripts lying around with a great opening?
Submit them now to the AAA Screenplay Contest sponsored by Creative
Screenwriting, and you could win an instant extra $100 prize ...
...And get noticed for the bigger prizes.
Here's the deal:
we'll award one $100 "Best Opening Among Contest Openers" for each 100
scripts submitted in the first few weeks of the contest (If fewer than
100 are submitted, we'll award one prize.) You may submit as many
scripts as you wish, paying the entry fee for each. Each early
submission will qualify for one of these prizes.
We'll read the first five pages of each script
that meets the deadline. If two scripts seem about equal after five,
we'll make the final determination from the first 10 pages.
Why should you submit at least one script early?
#1. It's a good discipline. You have to
commit to finishing in order to submit.
#2. It's good for you. With that script already in the competition,
you'll have time to polish your next script for the contest deadline
(or someone else's contest, or to send to agents) and increase your
chance of success.
#3. It may improve your chances of
winning. Being noticed for a great opening means your script stands
out from the crowd at the very start.
#4. $100 prize--easy money for someone.
#5. Save money! The entry fee is 18% lower for
early submission than it is for the "1 last rewrite" deadline.
You'll have four chances to win money if you submit now:
1. Grand Prize, $7,500.
2. Second Prize, $2,500.
3. Third Prize, $1,000
4. "Best opening" prizes, $100 each.
submit the script with your most effective opening pages, get into the
competition for this early-early-early-bird prize, and give yourself
time to complete and polish another script before deadline.
AAA Contest Sponsors
Deadlines And Entry Fees
Are All At Midnight )
March 14, 2011
|NEW: Additional features in same submission
||$50 -- save $15
|NEW: Additional Teleplays in same submission
||$40 -- save $10
|Judge's Script Notes
||$59.95 with order
|Judge's Script Notes
at this price must be ordered through the online entry form when a
submitted (or by the special offer to writers who entered
judge's notes were added to the entry form). NOTE: We will
probably offer judge's script notes at a higher rate after the contest.
Judging And Announcement Target
by May 8, 2011
by May 30, 2011
by June 5, 2011
Prize(s) For Best Script Opening(s)
scripts submitted by December 12,
For details on 'Best
Openings" prizes, CLICK
Contest strongly recommends that you copyright your screenplay with the
U.S. Copyright Office.
Also, it is common practice and a good idea to
your screenplay with: