SOCIETY Poetry Contest – Deadline August 31st. Submit a poem that’s about SOCIETY and get it made into a movie.

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Accepting any poetry in any genre or length that’s about SOCIETY in any way.

All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique visitors a day. The winning poem will have their poetry made into a movie. SPECIAL NOTE: Every single entry will get their poetry performed by a professional actor and made into a video.

The RULES are simple:

1. Write a POEM that’s about SOCIETY. Send it to this contest for $20 and it will be POSTED on this site guaranteed for 100,000s to see. Plus, every entry will get their poetry performed at the festival and made into a video. (you own all rights to this poem and whenever you want it taken down, send us an email).

2. Email your POEM to submission@festivalforpoetry.com in .pdf, .doc, .wpd, .rtf, or .fdr format or just cut and paste it into the body of the email.

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Deadline TODAY: 1pg. Screenplay Contest

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The Los Angeles FEEDBACK Festival Presents:

Submit a screenplay that is only 1 page long and have it performed at the Writing Festival by professional actors. Also garner FULL FEEDBACK on your work.

(NOTE: The screenplay submission must be properly formatted.)

Deadline June 14th. Submit for only $15. Most of the screenplays will be accepted and performed. If there is a beginning/middle/end, and the grammar is sound, we will perform it.

A great way to get your words out there, obtain the Agent you’re looking for or just get your story and work seen by more people. If you win, your story will be seen by 100,000s of people when it’s read online using top professional actors. It’s a rush you’ll never experience in your life seeing it come to life that way.

The RULES are simple:

1. Write a story that is 1pg. maximum. Edit the heck out of…

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Writing your CHARACTER in your Screenplay. Tips

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Screenplay writing is all about three major components – PLOT, THEME and CHARACTER. The following are notes on writing for CHARACTER and getting the best out of your script.

What makes a good character?
1) DRAMATIC NEED – What does he/she want, is going to get or going to achieve?
2) POINT OF VIEW – Ways the character views the world3) ATTITUDE – Manner of opinion
4) CHANGE – Characters must change

FILM IS BEHAVIOR

The purpose of dialogue in screenplay writing
-Moves story forward
-Communicates facts and information to the reader
-Reveals character
-Establishes character relationships
-Makes your chracters real, natural and spontaneous
-Reveals the conflicts of the story and characters
-Reveals the emotional states of your characters
-Comments on the action

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“I find that when I am working on a screenplay I become like an antenna and suddenly, somewhat like a paranoid-schizophrenic, everything relates to my screenplay:…

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FREE Writing Festival Contests: Poems, Loglines, 140 Characters

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Deadline for FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
http://www.wildsound.ca/poetrycontest.html

WATCH this month’s poetry readings performed by professional actors:
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/may_2015_poetry_readings.html

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FREE – VERY SHORT STORY FESTIVAL
Submit your 140 character story and have it made into a movie:
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/140_characters.html

Watch the May 2015 Winning Videos (get your story made into a film):
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/may_2015_twitter_short_stories.html

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Also, Free logline submissions. The Writing Festival network averages over 95,000 unique visitors a day. Submit your logline for any type of story or genre(s):

Great way to get your story out: http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html

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Submit your Film, Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem anytime to the festival today: http://www.wildsound.ca

Watch recent Writing Festival Videos. At least 15 winning videos a month: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com

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TV Pilot Pitch: Mental by Tristan J. Shuler

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LOGLINE PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Mental

Written by: Tristan J. Shuler

Type: TV Show

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Suspense

Logline: With a vow to help the mentally ill, Evan Wakefield secretly reopens a haunted hospital to return to the shock-therapy techniques of the 1960s. Running the joint is him, his struggling sister, and his committed mother who calls the shots from behind her bars. An insane asylum unknown to the outside world, on the verge of being exposed unless Evan can keep his dirty secrets and his rebellious patients under the radar, or better yet, under the earth.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

Have a logline? Submit your logline to the festival for FREE Today.

SUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
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Top 10 Movie Masks of All-Time

Movie masks can create a long lasting identity and really represent the film. Ideally, masks are there to serve the character and overall plot and story of the film. These top 10 movie masks are a part of today’s pop-culture and will last in our minds for generations.

10. Eyes Wide Shut masks:

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9. Mask from the 1960 film “Eyes Without a Face”:

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8. Masks from the “Friday the 13th” horror series: 

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7. Mask from the original “Halloween” movie: 

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6. Masks from the “Saw” movie franchise:

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5. Masks from the “SAW” franchise: 

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4. Scary mask from the film “The Hills Run Red”:

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3. Darth Vader’s mask in Star Wars:

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2. Hannibal Lecter’s mask in the Oscar winning film “Silence of the Lambs”:

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  1. The mask of “Batman”:batman.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Submit to the FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival via FilmFreeway

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I had my table read party for Crime Extraordinaire with a group of friends and writers and everyone was truly amazed at the energy and authenticity that your cast brought to the characters. Thank you for choosing the right cast — they all did an impeccable job!
– Howard Fridkin (Crime Extraordinaire)

Watch Audience FEEDBACK Video, plus read transcript for the short film “The Mega Plush that played at the festival (see what you get when you submit and get accepted):
Read Audience Transcript of the Short Film THE MEGA PLUSH

WILDsound Writing and Short Film Festival – Daily Deadlines

Short Film Festival

Your film will get screened in front of a large, broad audience.

– We are a feedback festival and you will actually hear what people and film lovers think of your film. Our festival has been sold out 59 out of our last 61 events.

– Your film…

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