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ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition
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What do George Lucas, Neill Blomkamp, and Lynne Ramsay all have in common? They started their careers from a short script. We want to help build new great careers for amazing short script writers.
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ScreenCraft's Short Screenplay Competition is one of Hollywood's top contests celebrating short-form screenwriting. With the rise in demand for high-quality short content across new platforms and devices, and the increased industry importance placed on short filmmaking worldwide, we’re honoring the craft of short-form narrative screenwriting via this 4th annual competition, which features a prestigious jury of industry-leading professionals. 


On top of cash grants and Hollywood industry introductions, the top scripts are read by this amazing jury:

Trevor Kress

Trevor is currently Director, Brand Content & Partnerships at Warner Bros' Stage 13, an original digital content network, showcasing a new generation of inspired talent and voices in scripted and unscripted storytelling.

Jeffrey Bowers

Jeff curates short films for Staff Picks for Vimeo and VICE Shorts. He has also worked for Tribeca Film Festival and the Hamptons Film Festival.

Winnie Kemp

Winnie is the VP of Original Content for SuperDeluxe, an online platform owned by Turner Broadcasting focusing on digital series and documentaries.

Andrew Allen

Andrew is the Founder & Managing Director of Short of the Week—the web’s leading discovery engine for the new generation of filmmakers. Recognized by Filmmaker Magazine as one of 25 New Faces of Indie Film, he has had his films recognized by Wired, Fast Company, and festivals around the world. He is also the Co-Founder and Head of Design of FiftyThree, makers of the popular Paper drawing app and winner of Apple’s App of the Year award.

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