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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 21 Apr 1997 09:06:33 -0500
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Forwarded by Jeremy Butler.  For more information, contact WILLIAM PHILLIPS
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>From: "WILLIAM PHILLIPS" <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 08:56:23 -0500
>Wanted for Inclusion in a New Book:
> Original Short Fictional Scripts
>Submission of copies of original short scripts is invited for possible
>inclusion in the 2d edition of Writing Short Scripts (Syracuse University
>Press), which is scheduled for publication in 1998. Submission deadline is
>June 30, 1997.
>Submission requirements
>1. Each script must be original, not a collaboration and not previously
>published. An adaptation is allowed only if the entrant wrote the original
>story and owns all rights to it. The script may have been previously filmed
>or videotaped if the writer owns publication rights.
>2. Each script should be 12-35 pages, preferably in the master scene
>format, and must be accompanied by a one-page treatment (summary).
>3. The script and treatment must be typed on 8 1/2-by-11-inch white paper
>and bound by three metal brads or large paper clip.  All pages should be
>4. If scene cards were used before writing the final draft, submit copies
>of them. If more than one version of the scene cards was used, submit
>copies of all versions.
>5. Scripts must not call for expensive special effects, dangerous actions,
>exotic locales, or big budgets.
>6. No more than two scripts may be submitted per person.
>7. Writers whose scripts are selected for inclusion in the book give up
>future publication rights but retain production rights. Selected scripts
>will be published under the scriptwriters' names, and each scriptwriter
>will receive a $100 honorarium.
>8. Scripts and any other submitted materials will not be returned.
>Send all materials to:
>William H. Phillips
>English Department
>University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
>Eau Claire, WI  54702
>Submit questions to the above address or to [log in to unmask]
Jeremy Butler
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Telecommunication & Film/University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa
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