A Short Film Screenplay Contest for Women and Minority Filmmakers
"Bringing Hope in Today's World"
THE GABLES FOUNDATION
In an effort to provide a forum for diverse voices, ReadingFilmFEST and The Gables Foundation are offering an opportunity for minority and women filmmakers/writers to be heard. This short screenplay contest gives filmmakers a chance to walk away with a cash prize, a table read by professional actors, filming locations, fundraising support, and a premiere opportunity at ReadingFilmFEST 2022.
INSTRUCTIONS: The first register using the following link https://forms.gle/ZEJ2UVjg9wkCzKM4A. Once you have completed the registration, carefully read the directions that follow to submit your script. Submissions now extended until July 31st, 2021
Rules to Entry
- Script must be under 20 pages
- Estimated total run time of completed film under 20 minutes
- If selected
- Filmmakers must be women and / or minorities
- Must include at least 2 Gables properties as filming locations
- Must include a diverse cast
- First prize winner must complete film by September, 2022 for premiere screening at ReadingFilmFEST 2022
- $2,000 Cash prize
- Access to the following Gables property locations for filming:
- Script table read at the ReadingFilmFEST 2021 on October 2 at The Gables Stirling Guest Hotel
- Access Gables properties for fundraising for film
- Film Screening Premiere at The Gables Stirling Guest Hotel during ReadingFilmFEST 2022
- Additional screenings at other The Gables Properties
2nd Place –
- $500 Cash prize
3rd Place –
- $250 Cash prize
Bring your script to life with several Gables property locations to shoot your film.