Young Screenplay Scriptwriter

Young Screenplay Scriptwriter

Among Bongo style competition 2017 category, this year is the screenplay scriptwriter category, which bring together young and talented screenplay scriptwriters from Tanzania to contest and win One Million Tanzania Shillings plus other opportunities to grow in the film industry.

The competitors in this category need to be:

  • A Tanzanian by citizenship.
  • Under 28 years old, regardless his/her gender.
  • The screenplay script should be written in either English language or Swahili
  • The screenplay script should be not more than 10 pages and not less than Seven pages. (short film)
  • The screenplay script should be written in the standard font of 12-point Courier or a slight variation (Courier Prime or Courier New).
  • The major theme for the competition is on “the fight against drug abuse for youths in Tanzania) all the screenplay script’s story should focus on this major theme for this year.

Screening process:

After the deadline of submission all the applications will be screened by film expert to acquire top 20 screenplay scripts, these top 20 applicants will attend their first jury panel where they will pitch their synopsis from which top 5 screenplay scripts will be acquired out of the panel screening. These top five talented screenplay scriptwriters will attend a 6 days’ boot camp where they will be trained and coached on how to write the standard and acceptable screenplay script. At this boot camp, they are going to furnish their film script and attend the final jury panel where out of their synopsis pitch the winner is going to be obtained.

Submission of the screenplay script:

Each application should submit his/her screenplay script in the PDF format and in case it has been written using Celtx script writing studio it is allowed to be submitted.

NOTE: Previous winners of other FASDO’s Competition are not allowed to participate.

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