Short Script Competition

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We want YOU to leave the festival with a produced short film, ready to enter into film festivals and send to agents, broadcasters and producers as a sample of your PRODUCED work…

As part of the London Screenwriters' Festival 2010, we are running a short screenplay competition. If you win, here’s what you get…

1. We will purchase your script and pay you £500.
2. Your script will be produced by a professional filmmaking team (during the festival) and premiered as part of the closing ceremony at The London Screenwriters' Festival 2010.
3. Lunch with a top writers agent in London.
4. A pass for next year's London Screenwriters' Festival 2011.

OK, now we have you hooked, how does it work?

First you write a great screenplay that is under ten pages. It must be set at a college as we will be shooting the film at the LSW2010 venue, Regents College (See pic here). The screenplay can be any genre but it must feature no more than five characters (three of which must be student age, given that it’s set at a university.)

If you submit one or more scripts to the Short Film Competition through Withoutabox, you will be eligible to register for a pass to attend the London Screenwriters' Festival at a discounted price of £262, saving £37 on the standard price of £299.  Click on "Enter Discount Code" in the Festival pass payment section below and enter the code WAB.  We will check that you have submitted a script before approving your purchase of a discounted pass.

FINAL Deadline to submit your script(s): October 15th, 2010 at 5:00pm

If you are not attending the festival, you can still enter, though there is a submission fee of £15. 

London Screenwriters' Festival Short Film Competition prefers online entries submitted via, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world.  Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform offers online submissions via one master entry form and online submission fee payments.  Fill out one submission form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines and powerful submission management tools.  There is no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you will join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community.  Click to submit your script today.

This is an amazing opportunity for you to get your work produced and seen!

Remember if you buy a ticket to the festival you short film entry is free!alt


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