For anyone who is interested: Here's a brief for a screenwriting
competition from the Northern Film School in Leeds:
Northern Film School – Short script competition
Do you write or would you like to write short film scripts?
Have you ever wanted to see your short film made and screened
Schoolis looking for a
series of short films that students can make during their
period of study. We need in the range of 16 compelling short
fictional films ofno more than three
our short film competition to get your film made. 16 scripts
will be selected for production by a panel of students, tutors
and industry personnel, and one script will also be selected
for a Special Merit Award, and awarded £100,- worth of Amazon
We want film scripts that are interesting and challenging in
nature but simple to make. Your scripts can be on any subject
or theme and we are looking for compelling storytelling that
adheres to the following criteria:
3 minutes in duration
Have a maximum of 4 characters
Are set in a maximum of 2 locations or 1 set
Have locations that can be found within the Yorkshire
Do not contain visual effects unless
very minimal and simple to achieve
If your script is chosen you will need to consent to a
programme of script editing to ensure it will work effectively
for production. The winning films will be made in the 2016/17
academic year. You will be invited to the screening and will
receive a credit on the film.
on scripts will be offered dependent on the volume of
submissions and will be provided by supervised students during
undergraduate study in the 2016/17 year.
The closing date for all entries is the 1st of April
Please submit a copy of your script by email to:NorthernFilmSchool@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Please write 3 MIN SCRIPT COMP in the subject
header of the email. All scripts should be correctly formatted
and clearly written. Please write your name and contact details
on the script cover page only so that it can
be removed for anonymous selection of films.