2020 Screenwriting Competition
The Dumbo Film Festival highlights both affirmed and emergent filmmakers by launching promising artists into the world film stage. The screenwriting competition is designed to inspire networking and connectivity by providing a valuable range of resources and opportunities that will help writers improve craft and advance industry exposure.
Each reader is an experienced industry professional (award-winning writers, producers, managers and agents) who will evaluate each script based on the strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, pacing and current market potential. Scorecards will be provided after winners are announced.
Because we understand this process is very subjective, we are offering the additional opportunity to have your script read by two different judges. When you submit your script, click on the "+ one extra reader" option to ensure you get the most out of your entry!
We are proud to announce our newest partnership with Cross Z Travel. This partnership allows us the opportunity to add one more prize package to the competition: A Writer's Retreat. Due to the late partnership, we are extending our deadline to November 22.