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ScreenCraft Action and Thriller Screenplay Contest Launches With Industry Judges

The winner of the second annual competition will receive a phone consultation with "Escape Plan" scribe Miles Chapman.

Miles Chapman
Miles Chapman

ScreenCraft has assembled the jury for its second annual action and thriller screenplay contest.

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The contest opens July 17 and accepts submissions through Oct. 15, with a discounted entry fee for the early deadline of Aug. 15. It is meant to find fresh voices in the action and thriller genres.

Its grand prize winner will receive $2000 and a consultation with Escape Plan scribe Miles Chapman and will be introduced to the entire judges panel.

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The judges are Michael Colleary, writer of Face/Off and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; Adi Shankar, Lone Survivor and Dredd executive producer; Role Models producer Juan CastroAaron Ensweiler, vp at the 20th Century Fox-based Hutch Parker Entertainment; David Whitney, director of development at the Paramount-based Disruption Entertainment; Matt Richmond, development exec at Robert Zemeckis's ImageMovers; After Dark Films vp Lucy Mukerjee; Mika Pryce, development exec at the Warner Bros.-based Langley Park; Endgame development exec Cameron Jewell; 3 Arts manager Ari Lubet; and Tanner Mobley, executive assistant at producer Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millenium Films.

The rules and submissions page is here.