Archive for May 13th, 2009

Film Story Competition

13th May 2009

The Brussels Film Festival, in association with the Flemish Writers Guild, is running a Film Story Competition to promote excellent film story ideas, and to assist writers in the development of their scripts.

Two winners will be chosen by a jury of professionals, and will be invited to the Brussels Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony – held on July 5, 2009 – to collect their prize: a place on a Script Factory course of their choice in London.

Participants in the competition should send their movie story (3 pages maximum, written in English, French or Dutch) by email to:

The deadline for entries is June 5th, 2009.

Final Draft Offer

13th May 2009

Filmbase has announced that it is offering the latest version of the screenwriting software Final Draft 8 to Filmbase members for €145.

Filmbase is also running a one-day comprehensive introduction course to Final Draft 8 on Friday 29th May on its premises. The cost is €60 for members and €75 for non-members.

Anyone who bought Final Draft version 7 from Filmbase after February 1st is entitled to a free upgrade to Final Draft Version 8. Please contact for more info.