Special Announcement

Open Call for Submissions

Theater Arts: Screen Writing

OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters will consider fee-free submissions of screen plays as Feature Film script, Concept Video, or Series Pilot script. O:JA&L will nominate a qualified screenplay for the BLUECAT awards in appropriate categories.

Submitters should include a cover letter. This cover letter should contain a HEADER for the script, a LOGLINE of up to 30 words, and a SYNOPSIS of the work (without spoilers) of up to 150 words. The cover letter should also supply a third-person professional biography of the submitter in 100 words, more or less, and a link to the submitter’s IMDb page, if available.

O:JA&L has adopted the conventions of screenplay formatting as published by Storysense.com https://www.storysense.com/format.htm Submissions which do not adhere to these formatting requirements will be declined.

Movie screenplay: 85-160 pages
Movie concept video: 2-15 minutes
Drama series pilot script: 50-70 pages

File Types
Text: PDF (easy to format and easy for others to read and review)
Video: MP4 (preferred) or FLV

Language: English only.

Public Domain: No adaptations of works in the public domain. This applies to music and photos or other images. Even though the work is public domain in the US, it is not necessarily free of rights complications.

Expedited Evaluation: Expedited evaluation of your submission is now available in this category.