Grants

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Grants

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Script to Screen Grant Program

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Script to Screen Grant Program

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$4000 to make your film. √ Unchanged:

$4000 to make your film. √
Unchanged: Massive production and outreach support from our filmmaking collective. √ Unchanged: Massive production and outreach support from our filmmaking collective. √
Unchanged: Valuable in-kind donations √ Unchanged: Valuable in-kind donations √
Unchanged: An Executive Producer √ Unchanged: An Executive Producer √
Unchanged: [Even if you don’t win, every submission gets feedback from our panel of professional screenwriters.]

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Submit Your Script

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Submit Your Script

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You must be a paid member of the Couch Film Collective to submit a script.

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You must be a paid member of the Couch Film Collective to submit a script.

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*By submitting, you are committing to a Couch Film Collective co-production. Couch Film Collective will serve as the Executive Producer. Be sure to review the guidelines and fine print below before submitting.

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*By submitting, you are committing to a Couch Film Collective co-production. Couch Film Collective will serve as the Executive Producer. Be sure to review the guidelines and fine print below before submitting.

Unchanged: Submit Script Here* Unchanged: Submit Script Here*
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2019 Dates & Deadlines

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2020 Dates & Deadlines

Deleted: December 8, 2018 :: Competition Opens
Added: May 2020 :: Competition Opens
Deleted: January 20, 2019 :: Final Deadline to Submit Your Script
Added: June 2020 :: Final Deadline to Submit Your Script
Deleted: February 13, 2019 :: Pitch Party for Top Three Scripts*
Added: June 2020 :: Pitch Party for Top Three Scripts*
Deleted: February 17, 2019 :: Final Deadline for CFC Members to Vote Online
Added: June 2020 :: Final Deadline for CFC Members to Vote Online
Deleted: February 18, 2019 :: Winner Announced
Added: July 2020 :: Winner Announced
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2019 Judges Panel

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2019 Judges Panel

Unchanged: Randall Jahnson Unchanged: Randall Jahnson
Unchanged: Barri Chase Unchanged: Barri Chase
Unchanged: Cynthia Whitcomb Unchanged: Cynthia Whitcomb
Unchanged: Nancy Froeschle Unchanged: Nancy Froeschle
Unchanged: Mike Gould Unchanged: Mike Gould
Unchanged: David Poulshock Unchanged: David Poulshock
Unchanged: AR Hall Unchanged: AR Hall
Unchanged: Jen Elkington Unchanged: Jen Elkington
Unchanged: Eva Moss Unchanged: Eva Moss
Unchanged: Mary Andonian Unchanged: Mary Andonian
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Script Guidelines

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Script Guidelines

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  • Content must align with the our mission.
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  • Content must align with the our mission.
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  • 10 pages or less.
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  • 10 pages or less.
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  • No more than seven speaking roles.
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  • No more than seven speaking roles.
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  • Maximum two locations.
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  • Maximum two locations.
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  • Limit to two-day shoot.
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  • Limit to two-day shoot.
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  • Produce-ability on a shoestring budget will be taken into account.
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  • Produce-ability on a shoestring budget will be taken into account.
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The Fine Print

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The Fine Print

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Past Script-to-Screen Grant Winners

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Past Script-to-Screen Grant Winners

Unchanged: 2019 :: Courtney Ross | Untitled Short | Award: $4000 Unchanged: 2019 :: Courtney Ross | Untitled Short | Award: $4000
Unchanged: 2018 :: Laura Ohlson | New Beginnings | Award: $1300 Unchanged: 2018 :: Laura Ohlson | New Beginnings | Award: $1300
Unchanged: 2017:: Jen Elkington | Secret Bonsai | Award: $500 Unchanged: 2017:: Jen Elkington | Secret Bonsai | Award: $500
Unchanged: 2016 :: Fall :: Erin Clark | Red Jam | Award: $150 Unchanged: 2016 :: Fall :: Erin Clark | Red Jam | Award: $150
Unchanged: 2016 :: Spring :: Elisa Graybill | BEK | Award: $500 Unchanged: 2016 :: Spring :: Elisa Graybill | BEK | Award: $500
Unchanged: 2015 :: Theora Moench | Big Pink | Award: $600 Unchanged: 2015 :: Theora Moench | Big Pink | Award: $600
Unchanged: Our Films Unchanged: Our Films
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