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The new edition of Screenplay Contest will be held on Saturday 21st September 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sala Cinema Intesa San Paolo of Videocittà (Ex Caserme Guido Reni).
The event-chairwoman of this edition will be BARBARA PETRONIO: Italian screenwriter, winner of the David di Donatello Award for the best original screenplay in 2017 for Indivisibili by Edoardo De Angelis. She started her career in television, scripting some of the most successful series broadcast since the early 2000s, as R.I.S. – Delitti imperfetti and Romanzo Criminale – La serie. Her feature film debut as a screenwriter is Mozzarella Stories, in collaboration with director De Angelis in 2011.
Screenplay Contest is the competition dedicated to emerging authors that proposes the development of a screenplay for a 5-minute short film to be elaborated on a track provided by the Festival on the day of the event.
Participants have 8 hours to write the script and deliver it. The best screenplay is rewarded with the realization of the project by Image Hunters, in collaboration with Rai Cinema, Laser Film, Redigital, Luxor.
The competition in previous editions was chaired by Massimo Gaudioso, Nicola Guaglianone and Filippo Gravino and welcomed 200 participants each year, hosted by MAXXI Auditorium – National Museum of Arts of the XXI century.
Thanks to Screenplay Contest, three short films have been already completed: Manhunt – produced in 2016, with Adriano Giannini and Maximilian Dirr and directed by Brando Bartoleschi – and From Another World – produced in 2017, with Emanuela Fanelli and directed by Lorenzo Di Nola. The 2018 Platani screenplay was produced by Image Hunters and the short film will be presented during the Rome Creative Contest 2019. All short films have been included in an extensive distribution program handled by Rai Cinema and Premiere Film, which includes web, pay TV, streaming TV, cinema and presentations at the most important festivals, including Cinema Italian Style, one of the most important event dedicated to Italian cinema in Hollywood.
The project of Screenplay Contest has grown and expanded thanks to the prestigious collaboration of important partners such as Rai Cinema – Laser Film – Redigital – Luxor .
Redigital and Luxor will provide the equipment and services needed to shoot the winning short film. Laser Film will also offer post-production services for a total value of € 6,000, including sound mix, conforming, color correction and finalization.
1- To participate in the 2019 Screenplay Contest, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org attaching your curriculum vitae and your contacts by 16 September 2019. All candidates will then be contacted for the result of the selection.
2- Participation is allowed both individually and in groups (maximum 4 people): indicate in the e-mail only one contact name per group, which must then be present for registration.
3- Participants must present themselves at the infopoint of the Roma Creative Contest at Videocittà (Ex Caserma Guido Reni) on the morning of September 21st 2019 at 10:00 am to sign the attendance, collect the personal badge and the information material of the competition.
4- The track on which develop the scrip will be provided at 11:00 am in the Cinema Hall Intesa San Paolo: the maximum duration allowed for the short film is 5 minutes, titles excluded.
5- The participants have 8 hours to write the script, which must be delivered exclusively in person by the registered participant, by 7.30 pm at the info point. Script delivered after the established time will be not taken in consideration.
6- Technical specifications: the script must be set according to the American script format * (see example below) and can be delivered in paper or .pdf or .doc electronic file.
7- Screenplay not compliant to this regulation will be not taken into consideration.
8- The best script will win a production award offered by Image Hunters, in collaboration with Rai Cinema, Laser Film, Redigital and Luxor for the realization of the short film.
9- Neither computer nor printers are available. The Infopoint will deliver any information.
The Artistic Direction of the Rome Creative Contest together with a jury of experts will decide the winning script.
For information, please contact: email@example.com – +39 339.5784512
*example “American Script Format”
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