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13th DC Shorts Screenplay Competition – Friday, September 18, 2020

DC Shorts is proud to present a different kind of screenwriting competition where a panel of readers reviews scripts of 15 pages or less, six finalists are selected for the competition, the scripts are performed in front of a live audience who choose the Screenplay Competition winner.


Six finalists are invited to attend DC Shorts and, with the assistance of local directors and agents, cast a live table reading of the script from a bank of actors. The readings are performed in front of an audience, who vote on their favorites. These votes, along with the scores of the readers, determine a competition winner.

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