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The Screenwriting category 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 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:

Story: Original/Creative
Hero: Defined/Unique/Goals
Characters: Original/Fully Realized
Structure: Setup/Conflict/Resolution
Dialogue: Consistent/Unique/Economical
The Page: Formatting/Readability/Descriptions
Emotion: Thought-provoking/Engaging/Satisfying

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.

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