OBS ON TOUR - Virginia 2010
OBS ON TOUR - Virginia is going to be at Mid Atlantic Black Film Festival. We're also judging their Script Contest Portion. Workshop will take place on October 8 & 9.
Submission Open—June 8, 2010
Regular Deadline—August 13th / $30 per screenplay
Extended Deadline—August 27th / $40 per screenplay
Final Deadline—September 3rd / $50 per screenplay
Semi-Finalists Notifications: September 13th
Finalists Notification: October 8th
Winners Announced: October 9th (MABFF Awards Ceremony)
Grand Prize Winner - $250 + plaque
1st Runner Up- $150 + plaque
2nd Runner Up– $100 + plaque
Finalists (10) - Certificates
Semi-Finalists (20) - FREE 1yr membership Organization of Black Screenwriters + FREE
admission to OBS On Tour Two-Day TV& Screenwriting Workshop at the Attucks Theatre
(October 7 & 8) + VIP Pass to attend all MABFF functions.
* Screenplays must be written/co-written by an African or African-American writer and/or deal with some
significant aspect of the African/African-American experience.
* Scripts are judged on story, structure, character development, dialogue & presentation by industry
professionals and the leadership of the Organization of Black Screenwriters.
* Original scripts or scripts based on articles, short stories, novels or plays are acceptable.
* Screenplays must be on white ’20-lb paper, numbered at the top right corner of each page, bound with
two ‘2-inch brass brads, and must not exceed 120 pages in length.
*Cover page must include writers name, address, phone number, email, and Copyright and/or Writers
Guild of America registration number.
* Entry fees must be paid by a money order or cashier’s check ONLY. No cash or personal checks.
Entry fee MUST BE stapled to your submission form.
* Screenplays, submission form and entry fee should be sent to: Screenplay Competition, MABFF, 3717
S. LaBrea Avenue, #530, Los Angeles, CA 90016
* Do not send your original script, send a copy. Scripts will not be returned.
* Screenplay must also be sent in a Final Draft file to email@example.com.
* Writer (s) can make multiple submissions, but a new submission form and entry fee must accompany
each new submission.
* Failure to comply with these rules may result in the disqualification of your submission.
* Twenty (20) Semi-Finalists will be notified by September 13th.
* Ten (10) Finalists announced at OBS On Tour TV/Screenwriting Workshop October 8.
* Winner will be announced by the President of the Organization of Black Screenwriters at the MABFF
Awards Ceremony on October 9th.
The Mid Atlantic Black Film Festival's mission is to provide a cultural alternative to the commercial film experience; to support independent artists and the presentation of independent film; and promote the art of filmmaking itself with a focus on the development of creativity and ideas.
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