NMWIF Screenwriting Competition
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NMWIF Screenwriting Competition






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The competition, titled "The Woman in the Story," opened on 9/22. Deadline is 12/1. Scripts limited to 10 pages and must feature a female protagonist. Winners receive $1,000 and a professional table read. For more info, go to nmwif.com.

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Hey, ladies!

New Mexico Women in Film is looking to highlight aspiring New Mexico screenwriters who want to tell an intriguing story with a central female character. “The Woman in the Story” screenwriting competition asks residents to submit a 10-page screenplay with a female main character. Submitted scripts must be original screenplays and the sole property of the applicant (or applicants). The script must feature a female protagonist and/or a strong female theme. The competition will be judged by Dr. Helen Jacey. Jacey has a Ph.D. in screenwriting from University of Arts London and teaches screenwriting at Bournemouth University. Her book The Woman in the Story has been described as the seminal guide for creating on-screen female characters. The winner will receive a cash award of $1,000, the NMWIF Athena Screenwriting Award and a table reading for their winning script at a NMWIF event in spring 2015. Two runners-up will also be chosen. You only have until Dec. 1 to get your submission in. There is a $25 entry fee for each script submitted.

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