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Screenwriting Expo 5

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Closing date: 
7 October 2006
Entry: 
Submit a one sentence movie idea to us by email. Put Screenwriting Expo 5 Competition in the subject box.
Prize: 
The prize is a free pass to the four-day convention, worth $74.95

Screenwriting Expo 5

Enter our Competition to win a free pass!

There's still time to get to Los Angeles for Screenwriting Expo 5, the world's biggest convention for screenwriters, running from 19 to 22 October 2006.  Read more

2008 Red Planet Writing Competition

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Closing date: 
30 September 2008
Entry: 
Budding writers should send in the first ten pages of a 60 minute pilot script with television series potential. The entry should also include a one-page outline about the series. There are no guidelines or restrictions in terms of genre or subject.
Prize: 
£5,000 prize, representation by a leading literary agency and a script commission from Red Planet Pictures; Runners up will have the opportunity to be mentored by the Red Planet team

Open to all

Closing date September 30th 2008.

The winner will receive a £5,000 prize, representation by a leading literary agency and a script commission from Red Planet Pictures.

Runners up will have the opportunity to be mentored by the Red Planet team.  Read more

2008 Aeon Award for Short Stories - 30 September

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Closing date: 
30 September 2008
Entry: 
Open to all Entry fee 7 euros
Prize: 
1,000 euros and publication in Albedo One, Ireland's magazine of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror; second and third place cash prize of 200 and 100 euros respectively for this year

Open to all

Deadlines 30 September and 30 November

Entry fee 7 euros

The contest is open to submissions of up to 8000 words (no minimum word limit) in any speculative fiction genre, from Fantasy and Science Fiction to Supernatural and Horror or anything in-between, especially any stories that are quirky or unclassifiable.   Read more

2008 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Screenwriting Award

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Closing date: 
15 July 2008
Entry: 
All non-American writers under the age of 30 are eligible
Prize: 
$2,500 prize and an invitation to the International Emmy Awards Gala in November

Peter Ustinov Television Screenwriting Award

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation awards the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award each year.

Deadline 15 July

All non-American writers under the age of 30 are eligible  Read more

The London Screenwriters Festival 2012

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Closing date: 
26 October 2012
Entry: 
Open to all
Prize: 
No prize

The London Screenwriters' Festival 2012 - 26th to 28th October

Every year, the London Screenwriters' Festival gets better.  Read more

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