2018 HIGH SCRIBE COMPETITION: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYS & TV PILOTS
Sun Valley Film Festival
INFO: The 2018 Screenwriters Lab returns to SVFF!
Past hosts and mentors have included Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan [Traffic], Academy Award winner David Seidler [The King’s Speech], Academy Award winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash [The Descendants], Academy Award nominees Melisa Wallack and Craig Borten [Dallas Buyers Club], Will McCormack [Toy Story 4], Chris Moore [Project Greenlight] and filmmaking legend Mark Duplass [Togetherness]. During the Screenwriters Lab, these dynamos discuss their careers, present their latest work during a live table read, and take questions from the audience.
The Screenwriters Lab is highlighted by the High Scribe Competition, which provides an opportunity for finalists to receive one-on-one meetings with some of the industry’s finest to discuss their work. The Screenwriters Lab is a high-profile event for seasoned professionals, aspiring writers and film fans alike that draws crowds, generates buzz and has directly led to employment and representation opportunities every year.
AWARD: The top three High Scribe finalists will enjoy exclusive residency at the SVFF where they are housed and mentored by established screenwriters, included in parties, and provided a Filmmaker's Pass to the Festival. The High Scribe winner receives a cash prize of $1,000 and invaluable career mentoring from top industry experts.
SUBMISSION FEE: $65
DEADLINE: February 25, 2018