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Act One is on the Hunt for Great Scriptwriting
Contact: Chris Dalton, Act One, 323-464-0815

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 28, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The industry — the world — needs films that transcend the human experience and writers that are filled with truth, goodness and beauty. Act One is searching for a screenwriter who's work meets those criteria. It is the reason they started the competition.

"At Act One, it doesn't matter what level of experience you have," says Jimmy Duke, Act One president. "If you are an undiscovered screenwriter, an artist that fills their work with truth, goodness and beauty, we want to find and help you."

This competition isn't for cash prizes, its for something even better. The winner of the screenplay competition will be given the resources, contacts and knowledge to turn their passion for screenwriting into a life-long career. The winner of the competition will be given the opportunity to meet with producers and executives in Los Angeles that can help take your script and make it into a film.

But why? Writing a great script is only the first step, but at the heart of it all, the entertainment industry is all about relationships . The Act One Screenplay Competition will help you take that next step of developing relationships with key individuals that have the experience and ability to move your script and career forward.

In addition, Act One is partnering with several multimillion dollar film funds to assist them in finding original, new screenplays to be developed into major motion pictures. The winner of this Screenplay Competition will be automatically considered by each of these film funds for a chance to be fully financed and produced.

Don't wait. Submit your screenplay today and see what doors open for you. One writer from the TOP 25 will be chosen. The judging criteria is based on overall script presentation, originality and marketability.

The submission regular deadline is October 1, 2016 for a $59 fee. The late deadline is December 1, 2016 for an $89 fee. The top 25 will be announced January 19, 2017. And the winner will be announced February 26, 2017.

For more information on prizes, rules and to submit, visit www.actoneprogram.com/screenplay-competition

Act One is a community of Christian entertainment industry professionals that train and equip storytellers to create works of truth, goodness and beauty. Over 800 writers and producers have gone through the program since 1999, with many writing, producing, and working for major studios in Hollywood.