14 November, 2008

ÉCU's Much More than a Script Competition

"ÉCU is currently calling for short and feature length script submissions

We at ÉCU understand that for many talented writers - especially those without representation - it can be difficult getting scripts read by the people that matter: directors, producers and heads of development. We also passionately believe in the powerful experience, for both a writer and an audience, of witnessing scripts being read live by professional actors.

That’s why we have decided to launch ÉCU’s 2009 Much More than a Script Competition.

We will read scripts in English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian before making an official selection of the very best to be showcased live at ÉCU 2009. The festival will be held at the Bibliotheque Nationale de Francois Mitterrand in Paris, France.

The selected scripts will have a short dramatic sequence read live by professional actors in front of an audience of industry professionals, indie filmmakers and the general public.

Two overall winners will receive an additional prize and the coveted title of Best Feature Script / Best Short Script 2009.

So if you want your script to stand out to industry professionals at the European Independent Film Festival, then send it in before the deadline of JANUARY 1ST 2009 or the late deadline of FEBRUARY 1ST 2009.

Entry can be done entirely online!"

Entry fees: Shorts 30€ (£26)/ Features 50€ (£43)

(via Brendan)

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