Earlier today, Circus Road Films announced their 1st Annual Circus Road Screenplay Contest with a grand prize of $5000. The deadline is July 1 and the winner will be announced December 1. The rules and entry application can be found at
Founder and CEO Glen Reynolds said, “In addition to honoring a great screenplay, we are looking for a great project to produce as a feature film. We are looking at all genres in the hopes of finding something special.”
Reynolds has also produced, co-produced and executive produced 17 feature films, including “Conversations with Other Women” starring Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter, which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival.
Circus Road was founded in 2006 to provide strategic advisory services to independent filmmakers. They have sold over 500 narrative and documentary feature films, with many films premiering at Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, Tribeca, LAFF and Toronto. Distributors of their films include Fox, Sony, Universal, Lionsgate, Magnolia, IFC, Oscilloscope, Phase 4, Drafthouse, Image, Anchor Bay, HBO, Showtime, Starz, Lifetime and Syfy.

This was brought to us directly by Circus Road Films’ press release.