Criteria for the screenwriting submissions for the Student Showcase of Films

The Screenwriting competition is sponsored by Michael Chasin in memory of
his parents Nellie & Fred Chasin.  The art of storytelling and writing compelling dialogue is a unique art form and is also referred to as screenplay or scriptwriting


Open to Florida High School and Florida College Students. Submissions must be
a screenplay of 5-20 pages; in any genre
.  All work must be original.  Adaptations are not permissible.
$500 Award.  Funds will be awarded in the student's name. 


Submitted projects will be judged on the following set of criteria:

Originality/Creativity
Structure
Plot
Pacing
Characters
Dialogue

 

Please spell check your script as spelling, punctuation and grammar are part of the judging process.
Include a cover page containing the name of the screenplay, the writers name and a logline.  

Submissions should be in the U.S. Motion Picture industry standard screenplay format and between 5 and 20 pages in length. Submissions should be written in the English language.  
While screenplays may be written in any of the industry standard software, to assure that your submitted screenplay maintains industry standard formatting, ONLY submissions in PDF will be accepted.

To begin the process of submitting your screenwriting project, complete the Student Showcase of Films
Online Application Our system will guide you through the necessary steps to completion.

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