Congrats to Matias and Phillip for their second and third place finishes in the MoviePoet.com September 2008 short script competition. – “Scene in Reverse” – The story must be told backwards. Each new scene must occur in time before the previous scene and your script must contain at least three scenes.
“Vows” by Erich VonHeeder ~ First Place
A battered woman makes one last visit to her imprisoned husband.
“The Rose, The Butterfly & The Dolphin” by Matias “Mr. Z” Caruso ~ Second Place
For love, Clarice will have to give a part of herself. Literally. (You can read this script here.
“Painted Wings” by Philip “pwhitcroft” Whitcroft ~ Third Place
An elderly artist repeatedly adjusts his painting for his dying grand-daughter.
MoviePoet.com is dedicated to the art of screenwriting, in particular, the short screenplay. Each month, they run a free online five page screenplay contest. The goal is threefold: help writers improve their craft, celebrate our best work, and connect writers and their scripts with filmmakers.
MoviePoet.com is currently accepting submissions for our November contest – “Less is More” = In screenwriting every page, every paragraph, every sentence, and every word counts. Tell an entire story in one page.