2018 Feature Contest now open

Screenwriters’ Workshop is pleased to announce its Seventh Annual Feature Script Contest is now open for entries. The biggest change this year is that the contest does not require that scripts be set in Minnesota or be considered low-budget, which gives members more options when writing and entering scripts. There will be …

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2017 Feature Script Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners! 1st Place: Paul Coleman “Franny & Clarkbar”  Genre:  Romance, 92 pages, Logline:  When two humans break up, their dogs go on an epic journey to reunite. 2nd: Al Easter “The Brothers”  Genre:  Family drama, 95 pages, Logline:  A boy spending Christmas at his older brother’s college …

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Short Script Challenge 2017 Winners

1st Place  Amber Patton “Six Months”  Genre: Romance  Logline: A young couple attempt to reconcile after a horrific accident has left them scarred and separated. Runner-up  Dick Zonneveld “Dawn Never Comes”  Genre:  Horror  Logline:  A woman prepares to visit her boyfriend in New York, but a creepy clown puts a serious …

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2016 Feature Contest Winners

Screenwriters’ Workshop & Twin Cities Film Fest announce the winner of our annual feature script contest: Angela Andrist for Summer of ’79. Congratulations! Second place: Pete Groynom Third Place: Karen Frank Congratulations everyone! Thanks to all who entered the contest and keep writing! Results were announced and prizes awarded at a …

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New IFP-MN Screenwriting Residency Competition

Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota Announces St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge Grant for New Screenwriters Residency Competition IFP-MN has been selected for a St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge grant of $60,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for an artist residency program to help develop local Minnesota screenwriters. IFP …

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