First Scene Screenplay Festival
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In the first 10 pages the writer needs to let the reader know in general terms what the story is about, and what is at stake. Plus, set the tone of what world and genre the writer has created, while also introducing the main characters. All the while you need to engage and entertain the reader.
The contest was created because this is an industry where agents/producers and their team are so busy and are reading so many scripts that if you do not grab them right away then they will put down the script and move onto another one. So you have to capture their attention when you’re writing on spec.
Tier 1 – Get full feedback on your script (everyone who submits).
Tier 2 – Get your script performed by professional actors.
Tier 3 – Do a written…
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