Montclair Film is thrilled to announce their first annual EMERGING SCREENWRITING COMPETITION for students in Grades 8 through 12! Screenwriters’ are invited to submit a wide range of original screenplays that showcase the unique voices and talents of young people who are using story to express themselves.
The screenplays can be submitted in a variety of genres including Comedy, Drama, Action, Sci-fi/Fantasy, and Horror, and will be adjudicated by a jury of screenwriting and filmmaking professionals.
- Short Film or Web Series Pilots will be accepted up to a length of 12 pages (not including the title page).
- Formatting: 12-point Courier font. 1.5 inch left margin. 1-inch right margin.
- Each writer may submit no more than two screenplays.
- Scripts may be submitted with multiple genres, or a genre not listed.
- Awards are determined by the ESC Jury.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2022.
Award Ceremony to be announced.
For more information contact Education@Montclairfilm.org