3081 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada
Friday, February 19th
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Writing Workshop/Writers Challenge-Write a 5 to 10 page short based on a 'spec' created by the writer or one of the suggested premises/main conflicts provided within the COMEDY/DRAMA/SCI FI/SUPERNATURAL genre for a ONE LOCATION (INTERIOR SHOTS ONLY-dining room, living room, bedroom and kitchen) shoot for a maximum of FOUR ACTORS. The best written script will be selected from all the submissions. Our production team will cast, shoot, edit and post the winner on a dedicated channel for the Las Vegas Screenwriters Group. EVERYONE is encouraged to participate.
COLD READINGS will be done for ACCEPTED SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Please REMEMBER TO BRING ENOUGH COPIES for all your characters (include a NARRATOR for the scene descriptions and actions) so that we can assign roles quickly!
COLD READINGS will begin at 6:15 p.m. to allow all scripts to be read and allow FIVE MINUTES for discussion/feedback at the end.
The suggested premises/main conflicts are as follows:
***A couple/person is facing a foreclosure.
***A person has just been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
***A person has just committed a hit and run/possible vehicular homicide.
***A witness protection participant's identity is compromised.
***A spouse has to figure out how to tell their significant other that they once witnessed one of the dinner guest commit a murder.
***A spouse defends the actions of their child.
Script must have a BEGINNING, MIDDLE and END.
Scenes requiring martial arts or 'wet' special effects requiring extreme makeup, quibs, gunfire or 'fake blood' STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
One submission per writer allowed.
Writers are REQUIRED to register their work at WWW.WRITEVAULT.COM. Work MUST BE REGISTERED as PUBLIC for submission AT LEAST ONE DAY (24 HOURS) PRIOR to SUBMISSION.
Scripts registered after 6 p.m. on February 18th, 2016 will not be accepted for February 19th, 2016 submission date.
Finalist will be announced APRIL 22ND, 2016.
CHALLENGE DEADLINE: MARCH 18th, 2016
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