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Screenplay Competition To Award Over $100,000 In PrizesScreenwriting Expo 5
Source: Creative Screenwriting Magazine
Date: 7/10/06

Los Angeles, CA -- The
Screenwriting Expo 5 Screenplay Competition will award more than $100,000 in prizes and produce two shorts, and a comic book and graphic novel for three of its winners.

The Grand Prize Winner receives $20,000 in cash, and
Dabel Brothers Productions (DB PRO), a comic book studio, is committing a $50,000 budget to turn the winning Expo screenplay into a comic book series or graphic novel, which will sell in bookstores around the world. DB Pro has brought some of the most popular fantasy novels into the visual medium through well-produced comic books and graphic novels including 100-million seller Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time: New Spring and the top graphic novel of 2004,  George R. R. Martin's The Hedge Knight.

Writers Boot Camp is giving two winners entries into their 22-month long career development Think Tank, a $17,000 value.  Through this program, writers develop three features and hone their skills to succeed on a professional level.

onwaecan Films is committing a $10,000 budget to produce one of the scripts from the new Short Screenplay category. And Duke City Shootout will place one of the Expo winners into their contest. The winner will be flown to Albuquerque, New Mexico, next year and will be given the crew and equipment to make a movie in a week.


Manager Andrew Kersey will choose a script, develop it, find the writer an agent and send the script to several major buyers. Kersey has sold projects to DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, the Weinstein Company, and Montecito Pictures.

The writers of the top 20 screenplays will have access to over 350 production companies, agencies, and managers. Each of the top 20 winners will be partnered with a consultant or working writer who will give them professional feedback on their work.

Sponsors of the contest include Writers Boot Camp, Dabel Brothers Pro, Write Brothers, Truby Studios, Creative Screenwriting magazine and Script Pimp, onwaecan Films, Duke City Shootout, and

Screenwriting Expo 5 is the world's largest conference and trade show for screenwriters. The winners of the contest will be announced the last day of the Expo, which takes place Oct. 19-22 in Los Angeles.

For additional information, visit

To enter the Screenwriting Expo 5 Screenplay Competition, visit


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