by Ann Marie Williams author of Screenplay Competitions: Tools and Insights to Help You Choose the Best Screenwriting Contests for You and Your Script Entering screenwriting competitions takes time and money. And — if you enter the right script in the right competitions — the competition process can provide you with information that can help improve … Continue reading Ten Things To Do Prior to Entering a Screenplay Competition
by Ann Marie Williams When you enter a screenplay competition, typically you'll be required to submit a logline (or short summary) of the script you're entering. However, while that logline is often used for administrative and/or promotional purposes, often your script's logline is never seen by the competition judges. Is this important for you, the … Continue reading The Cold Read: What do screenplay competition judges know about your script prior to reading it?
by Ann Marie Williams Many screenwriting competitions require entrants to submit their script's logline when entering the competition. However, with a few exceptions, that logline is not used as part of the judging process. And this begs the question: if the judges never see your script’s logline, why is it important to ensure the logline … Continue reading Why it’s important to write a stellar logline before entering script contests