Sixth Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition Accepting Entries

Short and Feature Length Screenplays Accepted

The Ozark Foothills FilmFest is accepting entries for its sixth 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 by July 1. The entry deadline is December
1, 2012; 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 12th annual
Ozark Foothills FilmFest, April 3-7, 2013 in Batesville.

Judges for the competition include Pola Zen, Israeli screenplay editor
and filmmaker (Dolls and Houses); Mike Akel, writer and director of
Chalk and An Ordinary Family; and Dawn Winkler who holds an MFA in
screenwriting from the renowned screenwriting program at the UCLA School
of Theater, Film and Television. For more information contact Bob Pest
at 870-251-1189 or [email protected].