Screenplay Competition Awards

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There are three Finalists chosen in the Comedy Features category, three Finalists chosen in the Comedy Shorts category, three Finalists chosen in the Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot category, and three Finalists chosen in the Half Hour Comedy TV Spec Script category. Winners will be honored at the Closing Night Red Carpet Awards Gala.

A Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the Finalists in each category. Prizes are subject to change.


The winner of the Best Comedy Feature Screenplay Award will receive:

  • $2,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (May 15-18, 2014)
  • Limited round-trip airfare and local accommodations (click here for travel details and restrictions)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers

The Movie Magic Screenwriter Screenplay Competition
Best Comedy Short winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (May 15-18, 2014)
  • Limited round-trip airfare and local accommodations (click here for travel details and restrictions)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The Movie Magic Screenwriter Screenplay Competition
Best Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (May 15-18, 2014)
  • Limited round-trip airfare and local accommodations (click here for travel details and restrictions)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The Movie Magic Screenwriter Screenplay Competition
Best Half-Hour Comedy TV Spec Script winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (May 15-18, 2014)
  • Limited round-trip airfare and local accommodations (click here for travel details and restrictions)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The remaining Finalists in the Comedy Shorts, Comedy Features, Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot and Half-Hour Comedy TV Spec Script categories will each receive:

  • One (1) VIP Festival Pass to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (May 15-18, 2014)

 

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