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Calling Czech Republic screenwriters!

Press releases 2010-02-19
On behalf of BlueCat Screenwriting's goal to bring more exposure to screenwriters from Czech Republic, I'm writing to cordially invite writers in your community to consider submitting a feature length screenplay to the 2010 BlueCat Screenplay Competition.

This year, we have created two new awards for international screenwriters.
The Joplin Award - Best screenplay from outside the US, UK, and Canada will be awarded $2500.
The Cordelia Award - Best screenplay from the UK will be awarded $2,500.
In addition, the scripts will still be eligible for our other prizes.
Grand prize is $10,000 with four Finalist prizes of $1,500 each.
**EVERY SCREENPLAY RECEIVES WRITTEN SCRIPT ANALYSIS** http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/script_analysis
Our official deadline is March 1, 2010, with an entry fee of $50, and our late deadline is April 1, 2010, with an entry fee of $60.

ABOUT BLUECAT: Since 1998, the first year of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, we have built a large community of writers passionately committed to writing original, unforgettable work. This starts with our exchange of feedback to each writer who enters BlueCat, as EVERY screenplay submitted to BlueCat receives written analysis.
Additionally, through our newsletter, we provide articles, videos and interviews to help and inspire every level of screenwriting.
SCREENWRITING ADVICE ARTICLES: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/advice
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Below please find full competition details if you wish to post on your website or blog or send along to your community.
If you have any questions, would like to request a written interview with our founder, or wish to introduce yourself further, feel free to email us!
Thank you very much for time,
The BlueCat Team http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/




2010 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
DEADLINE March 1st
EVERY SCREENPLAY RECEIVES WRITTEN SCRIPT ANALYSIS
Winner receives $10,000
Four Finalists receive $1500 each.
The best screenplay from the UK will receive $2500.
The best screenplay from outside the USA, Canada, and the UK will receive $2500

SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
DEADLINE: March 1, 2010 with an entry fee of $50. LATE: April 1, 2010 with an entry fee of $60.
SAMPLE SCRIPT ANALYSIS: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/script_analysis
JOIN OUR COMMUNITY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/join_newsletter Since 1998, we have built a large community of writers passionately committed to writing original, unforgettable work. Join our community for industry interviews, screenwriting advice articles and videos, and competition notifications.
SCREENWRITING TIPS VIDEOS: http://www.youtube.com/user/bluecatscreenplay
PAST WINNER SUCCESS:
Ana Lily Amirpour 2007 BlueCat Grand Prize Winner - The Stones *Participant for 2009 Tribeca All Access *Recipient of first annual Adrienne Shelly Screenwriting Award and Fellowship *Ana Lily has been invited to attend the BERLINALE TALENT CAMPUS #8 in Berlin (selected from over 4700 applicants from 128 countries) *Recently signed with CAA
Andy Pagana and Justin Thomas 2004 BlueCat Grand Prize Winner - Man in the Rearview Mirror *2004 Nicholl Fellowship Semi Finalist *Winner in the 2006 Austin Film Festival Heart of Film Screenplay Competition *Under option with Shirley MacLaine and Emmy-nominated director Michael Rhymer attached
Andy Stock and Rick Stempson 2005 BlueCat Grand Prize Winner - Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story *Starred Sean William Scott and was released by Sony in early 2008 *Second produced screenplay released last year-The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, was directed by Neal Brennan, and starred Jeremy Piven
Lance Hammer 2004 BlueCat Finalist - The Imperfect Cell *Wrote, directed, edited, and distributed Ballast, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Lance won the Directing Award, and Ballast was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. *Ballast was nominated for 2009 Independent Spirit Award and Best Film at the 2008 Gotham Awards, where Lance won the Breakthrough Director Award.
Aaron Guzikowski 2005 BlueCat Finalist - Panacea *Signed with Endeavor with his screenplay Prisoners *Set to direct Mark Wahlberg in a remake of the acclaimed Icelandic thriller, Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Ryan David Jahn 2005 BlueCat Finalist - The Break-In *Recently released a novel entitled Acts of Violence *Ryan has turned his BlueCat Finalist The Break-In, into a novel to be released in July as Low Life

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