8th MATTADOR International Screenwriting Award (Deadline: 15 April)
The competition, held under the patronage of the CEI, aims at discovering and awarding young talents starting a professional and artistic career in screenwriting.
The Call for Applications is open to both Italian and foreign screenwriters from 16 to 30 years of age.
The following sections are included:
- MATTADOR Award for the Best Screenplay feature-film: 5.000 EUR.
- MATTADOR Award for the Best Story: 1.500 EUR.
- CORTO86 Award for the Best Short Film Screenplay, i.e. the production of a short film based on the winning short film screenplay
- DOLLY Award “Screenwriting with Pictures” for the Best Story portrayed visually. The winner will be awarded with a Training Grant and will be tutored by professionals in developing her/his story.
Submission deadline: Saturday, 15 April 2017.
The Award Ceremony is taking place on 17 July 2017 in Venice (La Fenice Theatre).
- More information on participation and application available here.