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Wednesday, 1 December 2010

KITFR Online Screenwriting Competition Finalists 2010

Way back in October, I started the Kid In The Front Row Online Screenwriting Competition.

The rules were:
  • Your script must be no longer than FIVE pages (six including a cover page)
  • You must write in industry-standard format.
  • The DEADLINE for the competition is THURSDAY 21st OCTOBER 2010. No exceptions.
Those are the technical rules, here are the STORY RULES.
  • You must have these THREE characters: Margaret, Abdul and Regina.These are the ONLY characters you can have.
  • Your story takes place at the Headquarters of: 'The Equal Rights Committee.' The only locations (within the headquarters) are: Meeting Room, Kitchen, Secret Shelter.
  • You must include this line of dialogue somewhere in the script: "Who the hell is Mark Flamstein?"

There were 25 entries --- and it was amazing how great the screenplays were; given the restraints in terms of deadline, characters and locations, and of course; the page count limitation.

FIVE SCREENPLAY FINALISTS

"28 Slides Later" by CAROLINE COXON
"Ahimsa" by C E STEWART
"Equal Wrongs" By PATRICK O'RILEY (2009's Winner)
"Health Concerns" By Z. Z. FRANKEL
"Triple Standards" By MICHELLE GOODE

The FIVE finalist screenplays have been sent to JOE LEONARD ("GLEE" Editor, "HOW I GOT LOST" Writer/Director") who will be judging the competition. The KITFR Online Screenwriting Competition Winner will be announced before the end of the year.

Care to share?

4 comments:

  1. I am really bummed that I missed out on this!

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  2. I'm in the same boat as TB. Will there be another one?

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  3. Another boat? Maybe. But I wouldn't want to let anything leak.

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  4. What an exciting idea/project. Best of luck to all of the finalists.

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