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2012/07/06

Call For Submissions: Urbanworld Film Festival TV Script Writing Comp.

Call For Submissions: Urbanworld Film Festival TV Script Writing Competition New York Women in Film & Television

Call For Submissions: Urbanworld Film Festival TV Script Writing Competition, presented by BET Networks. Deadline is July 15.

If you think you have what it takes to write for the small screen, this is your chance!!!
Aspiring TV show writers have an opportunity to win $5000!

BET Networks invites aspiring writers to enter their TV length (half hour and hour) scripts for the opportunity to win $5000. Scripts must present an ORIGINAL idea for a potential TV series. The deadline is Sunday, July 15, 2012.

The script contest is open to U.S. residents age 18 and over who do not have any teleplays currently under development at a network, studio or major production company and meeting all other criteria in the Official Rules located atwww.BET.com/urbanscriptcontest
Scripts must be between 35 and 45 pages in length in a proper teleplay format to be eligible.

Writers can enter by completing the submission form located by accessing the Withoutabox link at:
www.urbanworld.org and submitting the executed Submission Agreement along with the script. The deadline for submissions is 12:00PM ET on July 15, 2012, or when 200 admissions are received, whichever comes first.

A jury of BET executives and industry professionals will narrow the pool of entrants down to 5 semi-finalists. These semi-finalists teleplays will be presented to the jury and a scene of each script will be read during the Urbanworld Film Festival. One winner will be selected and he/she will receive the $5000 Grand Prize.

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