YOUNG SCREENWRITERS SCRIPT-PITCH COMPETITION 2017
**SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED FOR 2017**
SCRIPT PITCH 2017 COMPETITION
Winner: David MacPherson
Runner-Up: Jo Osborne
Congratulations to David & Jo and all the best to all the entrants!
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival are once again holding a short film Script Pitch competition, the prizes for the winner & the runner-up will include:
- A ticket to the London Screenwriters competition in 2018! (2 prizes)
- Return flights from Edinburgh to London
- Year’s Free subscription to iPITCH
- 25 Best runners up will get a 3 month free subscription to iPITCH
2017 JUDGING PANEL
James Mavor: Programme Leader MA Screenwriting course, Screen Academy, Napier University
Eddie McFadden: Scottish Screenwriters
Yasmin Al-Hadithi:EIFF Youth Hub
Please also download and complete the attached entry form using the link below:
Then send the completed entry form along with 1 properly formatted 5 page (5 minute) short film script to:
Eligibility: 18-30 year old Screenwriters based in Scotland.
Solo writers only
Original scripts only, no adaptations.
The finalists (solo writers only) will be invited to the Script Pitch Event during the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival where they will pitch their script to a panel of judges who will select the winner and a runner-up to receive the award and prizes.
We’ve copied the rules and regulations below, as well as a copy of a professional scriptwriters guide to pitching and a link to a popular script formatting software to get you started!
The deadline is: Friday September 8th 2017
Finalists will be notified by October 1st and will need to be able to attend the final round at 1pm on Saturday 11th November 2017 at Summerhall Arts Centre in Edinburgh.