Fifth Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition

The Ozark Foothills FilmFest is accepting entries for its fifth annual
Screenwriting Competition. The competition, the only one of its kind in
Arkansas, is limited to writers who have not yet had a work produced or
optioned. Entries are accepted in two categories: Feature Screenplay,
90-130 pages, and Short Screenplay, 30 pages or less.

Entry Guidelines and an Entry Form will be available at in mid-June. The entry deadline is
December 1, 2011; entry fee is $20. Entries must be submitted
electronically to [email protected]. Work should be submitted as a
PDF, a Microsoft Word file, or a WordPerfect file; hard copy entries
will not be accepted. Entry forms and the entry fee should be submitted
by mail to Screenplays, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550.

Cash prizes will be awarded for Best Feature Screenplay ($600) and Best
Short Screenplay ($400). Entrants will be honored and winners will be
announced at a reception and awards ceremony during the 11th annual
Ozark Foothills FilmFest, March 28-April 1, 2012, in Batesville.

Judges for the 2012 competition include Israeli filmmaker and screenplay
editor Pola Zen (Dolls and Houses); Arkansas radio host, filmmaker, and
film journalist Levi Agee; and Dawn Winkler, a screenwriter with an MFA
in screenwriting from UCLA. The Screenwriting Competition is sponsored
in part by Category One Entertainment. For more information contact Bob
Pest at 870-251-1189 or [email protected].