American Zoetrope Screenwriting Contest

American Zoetrope Screenwriting Contest

Here’s your chance to do that and get your script recognized for its compelling narrative by Francis Ford Coppola! The winner and ten finalists will be considered for representation by William Morris Endeavor, CAA, The Gersh Agency, Exile Entertainment, ICM, Oasis Media, UTA, The Radmin Company, Prolific Entertainment, Energy Entertainment, and Dontanville/Frattaroli.

Their scripts will be considered for film option and development by leading production companies, including: American Zoetrope, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Fox Searchlight, Sony Pictures Classics, IFC Entertainment, Paramount Classics, Lionsgat.

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The contest’s aim is to seek out and encourage compelling film narratives, and to introduce the next generation of great screenwriters to today’s leading production companies and agencies.

Grant Deadline: 2 August

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List of Top Scriptwriting Scholarships

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