The WOFFF20 short script competition is now open. The competition is open to as-yet unproduced, complete short drama scripts, under five minutes, centring on a woman over 50 or written by a woman over 50. Shedunnit Productions returns as the key partner sponsoring this competition.

WOFFF Awards and Prizes

The Shedunnit Productions Prize awarded for the winning script is a script consultation with Helen Jacey, founder of Shedunnit Productions and Author of The Woman in the Story: Writing Memorable Female Characters. This consultation can be for a feature screenplay, TV pilot or short film. She says: “It’s a privilege to be judging the WOFFF Best Short Script Prize for the second year. I’m excited to discover some fantastic older female characters on the page – or scripts penned by fabulous older women filmmakers! Short scripts are not necessarily easy to write, but done well, they are utterly impactful.“

Other 1st place prizes include a signed copy The Woman in the Story: Writing Memorable Female Characters by Helen Jacey, a winner’s certificate and a bottle of Mother’s Ruin gin. This prize is sponsored by Mother’s Ruin Gin. Runner-up short drama scripts prizes include a signed copy of a Helen Jacey book and a winner’s certificate

Submit Your Short

This is a competition for completed short drama film scripts up to five minutes in length with a woman over 50 at its centre or written by a woman over 50. Submissions are open from 22 June 2020. The deadline for this competition is 25 July 2020 or the date when 50 scripts are received by WOFFF, whichever is sooner.
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