The 2nd Annual ScreamCraft Horror Script Contest is open for entries! So you know that you’re the next big horror film screenwriter. You’ve got ten scripts on your kitchen counter just waiting for someone to read so that you can be discovered. Well guess what? This is your chance. ScreenCraft and ShockTillYouDrop.com have teamed up to for this year’s contest, and they’re waiting for your script. To get the full details, click here. Below are listed this year’s panel of judges and the fabulous prizes you could win:
The 2014 jury panel includes Hollywood’s top agents, managers and producers of the genre:
Ryan Turek, founder and editor of popular horror website ShockTillYouDrop.com
Scott Henderson, agent at Paradigm Talent Agency, represents renowned horror filmmakers James Wan and Leigh Wannell
Andrew Wilson, manager at Zero Gravity, represents acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker
Amotz Zachai, manager at Echo Lake Management, represents legendary filmmakers including master horror writer-director John Carpenter!
Jessica Hall, Senior Vice President at Blumhouse Productions, the company behind micro-budget horror hits including The Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge and Sinister franchises
Lucy Mukerjee, Vice President of Production and Development at After Dark Films
First place prize is $2,000 cash + a phone call with writer-director Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose)!
Second place prize is $200 cash and a phone call with a top literary manager.
All Top 10 Finalists will receive a page of development notes from one of our judges.
All Top 10 Finalists will receive a free copy of Final Draft 9 screenwriting software ($250 value).
All quarter-finalists will receive a full year membership to ISA Connect – courtesy of the International Screenwriters Association ($100 value).
Early entry fee is only $29 until April 15.