The Cuddy Family Foundation for Veterans
THE RED RIVER SCRIPT COMPETITION - 2023
We have launched the second season of The Red River Script Competition!
The categories for screenplay submissions are the following:
HORROR & SCI-FI / FANTASY / THRILLER / MYSTERY / SUSPENSE
Screenwriters may enter their short scripts (20 pages or less, please) via FilmFreeway and/or The International Screenwriters' Association.
Earybird Entry: $15 before December 31, 2022
Final Deadline: $20 before May 3, 2023
Announcement of Finalists: May 17, 2023
Announcement of Grand Prize Winner: May 26, 2023
We have created this unique contest as a career stepping-stone for writers: not only will the winning script be made into a short film, but all entry fees are tax-deductible and there is also a cash prize for the top selection.
Our esteemed panel of judges includes a former agent with ICM and UTA, an experienced screenwriter and author from New Orleans, a screenwriting instructor with 25+ years of experience, plus several others.
We look forward to reading your scripts!
"The Scam" by Chelsea Kania was selected as the Grand Prize winner for Season One. We will be producing this screenplay as a short film in 2024.
Sincere thanks to all of the talented writers from around the world who submitted their short scripts for our first season! We are also thankful for the supportive efforts from our wonderful friends at The Armed Services Arts Partnership, Community Building Art Works, and The 988 Initiative.