The 4TH Annual $50,000 Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays --
Deadline is December 1, 2008!
Sponsored by The John Templeton Foundation, MOVIEGUDE® announces the 4th Annual Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. The primary purpose of the prize is to further the influence of moral and spiritual values within the film and television industries. Set up to help inspire first-time and beginning screenwriters to produce compelling, entertaining and spiritually uplifting scripts, the winning scripts are read by top execs in addition to the monetary awards.PRIZES: Grand Prize: $25,000 · 1st Runner Up: $15,000 · 2nd Runner Up: $10,000
FINAL DEADLINE: 1 December 2008 (online entry)
For complete information please visit www.kairosprize.com "
Entry fee: $75 (£49, €58)
It's a gamble to pay that much but I suspect they haven't had a lot of entries so far which increases the odds a little. But how many of us have a family friendly feature in our portfolio? Should we bother writing one if we prefer writing about sex and drugs and violence?