THE RED RIVER SCRIPT COMPETITION
The Red River Script Competition is your opportunity to have your screenplay made into a short film and entered into festivals!
Our foundation for veterans has partnered with The International Screenwriters' Association to provide this contest as a career stepping-stone for writers: not only will your script be made into a short film, but your entry fee is tax-deductible and there is also a $1,000 cash prize for the winning selection.
We hope to receive original screenplays with stories that involve poignancy, sentimentality, compassion, and/or diversity and inclusion. Special consideration will be given to entries with elements involving veteran-related issues (PTSD, suicide prevention, treatment and recovery).
Though this is just the first season for The Red River Script Competition, we already have a phenomenal crew in Louisiana ready for the shoot. We plan to film in Spring 2023 with a projected budget of $15,000.
The Red River Script Competition is open to all screenwriters regardless of age or nationality. We are expecting a large number of entries, so please follow these guidelines:
Length: Please limit the length of your screenplay to 20 pages (or less) that are suited for a 15-20 minute short film.
Entry Fee Schedule:
$20 before August 30 (earlybird)
$45 before September 30
Final Deadline: September 30, 2022
Finalists announced: October 15, 2022
Grand Prize Winner announced: October 21, 2022
Every screenwriter who enters this contest will be listed in the credits of the film. We look forward to reading your submission!