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Peter Lenkov Award for Script Writing

February 16, 2018

The Peter Lenkov Award for Script Writing is intended to encourage and reward undergraduate and graduate students with the best and most promising writing projects for media creation (e.g. film/tv scripts, podcasts, audio visual productions, games, etc.) who are currently enrolled in the Department of Communication Studies. Only works developed as part of coursework in pursuit of a degree are eligible.

The Award shall be granted through competition to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing currently enrolled in the Department of Communication Studies. Students will be required to submit a project description/statement of purpose, his/her transcript, his/her CV, and a script prepared (see details below) as part of coursework for evaluation.

Recipients will be selected by a jury composed of faculty members from the Department of Communication Studies.

SUBMISSIONS

Script submissions should provide the full story or concept from beginning to end. In the case of longer works, the initial portion should be in script or treatment format then the balance of the story be added in synopsis form. Submit your work as a single PDF to Jennifer.botsford@concordia.ca

One submission per student.

FORMAT/LENGTH

Submit either:

1. Script format (up to 20 pages). If the story is not complete after 20 pages, add a brief synopsis at the end to complete it.

- or -

2. Treatment format (up to 7 pages single-spaced). If the story is not complete after 7 pages, add a brief synopsis at the end to complete it.

MEDIA

Feature film or Graphic Novel:

- The beginning in script or treatment + synopsis. (See page limits above)

Short film:

- Full script or treatment (See page limits above).

TV series 60-minutes, TV series half-hour, TV mini-series:

- Pilot episode in script or treatment + synopsis. (See page limits above)

Podcast:

- Full script or treatment (See page limits above).

Web series:

- Pilot episode in script or treatment + synopsis. (See page limits above)

Video game:

- Treatment - Detailed concept with some delineation of modules and examples of interaction (text or flowchart). (See page limits above)

Comic book series

- First issue in script or treatment + synopsis. (See page limits above)

Other:

- Treatment - Detailed concept. (See page limits above)

DEADLINE: Friday, March 9, 2018

 




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