Movie Synopsis Contest| Dallas Lawyers Club Award

{Closed} In this contest we ask authors to write a film treatment / synopsis / brief about a film in which the characters have no sense of irony.

 

Dallas Lawyers Club Writing Award

A Movie Synopsis Contest

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Short List

1. SNAFU: Bentos, Electronics and Selective Memory | by Joey To

Joey To brings us political satire (Read more).

2. THE PILOT AND THE SCREEN WRITER | by Jana Winston

A story about a screenplay writer on Mars… in the form of a screenplay… Yes that’s what I said. (Read more).

3. IN COUNTRY | by Jenny Aspen

A not so straight love story set in Paris. (Read more).

 

 

STORY CONTEST GUIDELINES

In no more then 700 words write a film treatment / synposis / brief about a film in which the characters have no sense of irony.

This is still a short story contest, so you can embed the treatment in a greater narrative, using only parts of it if you wish.

 

Touch of themes of greed, cultural context, and the right to access culture as measures of equity.

 

WHAT ARE THE CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS?

You have free reign to create whatever characters you like. It doesn’t have to include lawyers if you don’t want to,

 

WHERE SHOULD IT BE SET?

It can be set anywere, but there are definitely places in this world where irony is lost more than others.

WHEN IS THE DUE DATE?

Entries are due  8 May 2015 for an  15 May 2015 Winner Announcement.

 

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS?

The antagonists are a Film Company

 

WHERE CAN I ENTER?

You can enter at our Submissions page.