Monday, August 23, 2010

Bring Your Short Story to the Big Screen!

Announcing the Page to Screen Writing Contest!

For all information about this contest please visit the link HERE

WordHustler and The Nervous Breakdown are pleased to announce the Page-to-Screen Short Story Contest! For decades, Hollywood has turned to short fiction for inspiration, starting with the printed page and ending with some of the most memorable movies in cinema history. Films like Memento, American Splendor, Minority Report, The Rear Window, The Wild One, Brokeback Mountain, Rashomon, A Christmas Story, and 2001: A Space Odyssey all have their origins in the short story form. 
Deadline: MIDNIGHT - December 15th, 2010

Entry Fee: $15

What to Submit: A short story under 10,000 words (aka under 30 pages), along with a cover letter. Manuscript critiques are also available for an additional fee of $25/story. Simply add $25 to the "Additional Fee" section of the checkout, bringing your total additional fees to $40, and our WordHustler Editors will provide you with a detailed critique of your story. Stories of any genre considered.

Judged by: Sara Gruen, Author of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS (Feature film coming out 2011) and APE HOUSE, coming out from Random House September 2010

Grand Prize: Publication and Featured Author Slot on, an Amazon Kindle, and Final Draft Screenwriting Software!

Second and Third Place Prizes: Powell's Gift Certificates

BONUS PRIZE: The Top Ten Entries will ALL be read and considered for screen adaptation by a panel of four Entertainment Industry Executives! Talk about page to screen!

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