MoviePoet.com announces the winners of the February 2010 short script competition. “Ace, Baby, Honey, Jack, & Spike”. Writers had to use one of these words in your Title, another as a Location, another as a Character, another in Dialogue, and lastly, another in the Action.
“Ace of Spades” by Matias Caruso ~ First Place
A croupier makes a bet with Death herself in order to save his lover’s life.
“My Last Ace” by JeanPierre Chapoteau ~ Second Place
A boy evaluates his own existence in a post apocalyptic world while he attempts to hold on to his friends and morality.
“Aces and Eights” by Scott Merrow ~ Third Place
During the Great Depression, with prohibition still the law of the land, “Honey” Baer and his dim-witted friend Jack try to make some money operating a still in Honey’s basement. Their enterprise seems to be working fine…until Jack finds a baseball.
Each month, Movie Poet runs a free online five page screenplay contest. On the first of each month a new contest is announced. During that month, you can enter your script. During the next month, you can read, vote, and comment on all the entries. Finally, during the third month, the results are announced.
Head on over to Movie Poet and give it a go. – Don