The BD Screenplay Challenge
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Winners Announced!

The Breaking Dawn Screenplay Challenge Moderators would like to extend our congratulations to:

Outtake Winner: Engaged & Long Day by EmraePenne

Voter's Choice Winner: Big Day by MrsKatyCullen

Judges' Choice Winner: Opening Scene by AngelGoddess1981

Congratulations to the Winners and we will be emailing your banners to you very soon!

Many thanks to all of those who participated!

Please find the link toward the bottom to fill out the FORM. This is the only way we can assign you a Chapter/Scene.

Where there any parts of the Twilight Saga movies that you would have changed?

Some aspect you would have altered or put your own spin on it?

Did Edward not have enough lines? Alice not giddy enough?

Was Rosalie too quiet and you wanted to see more sass? Emmett not silly enough? Or was Aro not creepy enough for you?

Did you feel that certain parts - that should have been in the movies - were cut out?

Well, this is your chance to make Breaking Dawn in your image. You can take the lines (and emotions) from the book (or not) that you believe should be in the movie and write it into a script!!

Or if you just want to take a stab at screenwriting... test your skills out on us!


Hosted by: MarilagML, SweetVenom69, loss4words81, Littlechoo, lmbrtvll, and CourtRose

Guest Judges include: LolaShoes, Hannah81, katmom, GinnyW


RULES & GUIDELINES

All scenes must be written with a PG-13 rating.

All main characters must be canon. Non-canon pairings are permitted with secondary characters (ie Angela/Ben vs Angela/Eric or props: silver Volvo sedan vs black Volvo SUV)

Scenes must be written in script format - see link for example

Entries will include two (2) scenes. Participants can choose any scene from Breaking Dawn to write, the Challenge moderators will assign the second scene. All potential participants must fill out form to receive your prompted moderator assigned scene (see SUBMIT AN ENTRY section for form link).

Each scene can be submitted separately, but must be labeled in the header. See below for header requirements.

Participants may also submit a third entry for a R, M, MA, or NC-17 rated scene for a separate Outtake portion of the Challenge. These entries must be labeled as an outtake in the scene title. We discourage any authors under the age of 18 from submitting entries rated R/M/MA/NC-17.

Collaborations are accepted. A maximum of six (6) scenes allowed per participant.

Word count per scene should not exceed 4,000 words - including scene descriptions and directions to the characters. (This may be difficult, but hey... that's what makes this a "challenge"!) Header info and author's notes are excluded in the total word count.

Submissions will be accepted from April 30, 2010 at 12:01AM EST and end June 30, 2010 at 11:59PM EST. Sorry, but no extension on entries will be allowed.

Entries will be accepted via email to TheBDScreenplayChallenge at gmail dot com


SUBMIT AN ENTRY

To request a scene/chapter and participation in The Breaking Dawn Screenplay Challenge, please fill out this SCENE REQUEST FORM.

All entry submissions must be sent to TheBDScreenplayChallenge at gmail dot com. Please see below for required header details. Fanfiction.net authors will have their accepted entries posted to our Community (C2).


VOTING

After the submission deadline has passed, there will be an open/public voting round featuring all accepted entries.

Open Voting will run from July 5, 2010 12:00 PM EST to July 12, 2010 11:59 PM EDT.

Once Open Voting is complete, the top 15 entries will be submitted to our judges for their decisions from July 8, 2010 to July 18, 2010

All winners will be announced Tuesday, July 20, 2010.


QUESTIONS?

Please contact via email directly to TheBDScreenplayChallenge at gmail dot com with any questions. OR you can visit us over at the Twilighted thread at http:// www. twilighted. net/forum/viewtopic. php?f=48&t=9547.


REQUIRED HEADER DETAILS

Please include the title of this contest at the very top of your entry:

"The Breaking Dawn Screenplay Challenge"

Penname(s):

Scene/Book chapter:

Author's Choice/Moderators' Choice/Outtake:

Any alternate pairings/substitutions:

Disclaimer:

Script Example (no copywriting intended)

NOTE: Fanfiction.net removes all formatting for the script example, please note this and make sure your entry is in appropriate script format.

Breaking Dawn Script Contest Template

FADE IN

INT. THE SWAN’S LIVING ROOM : DAY

EDWARD and BELLA are sitting hand in hand on the couch, waiting. Bella is fidgeting anxiously. She moves to pull her hand away, but Edward keeps it firmly in place, front and center.

SOUND OF CRUISER pulling in gravel driveway.

EDWARD

Stop fidgeting, Bella. You’re not

confessing murder, here.

BELLA

Easy for you to say.

Bella silently listens for the sound of Charlie’s boots as he approaches the house. Edward whispers to Bella.

EDWARD

Calm down, Bella.

The front door slams unnecessarily hard against the wall and Charlie, dressed in full uniform, enters.

EDWARD

Hello, Charlie.

Bella nervously protests.

BELLA

No! Wait until he hangs up his gun.

Edward gives Bella a crooked smile and chuckles at her unease. Charlie rounds the corner into the living room, eyes falling on Bella and Edward.

CHARLIE

Bella. Edward. What’s going on?

EDWARD

We’d like to talk to you. Bella and I have some good news.

Charlie looked at Edward suspiciously.

CHARLIE

Good news?

Bella motions to Charlie’s recliner.

BELLA

Have a seat, Dad.

Charlie stiffly walks to the recliner and sits on edge.

BELLA

Don’t get worked up, Dad. Everything’s fine.

CHARLIE

Sure, Bells. That’s why you look like you’re about to pass out.

Bella makes a face and glances at Edward.

CHARLIE

You’re pregnant, aren’t you!

BELLA

What? No! Dad, no, I’m not pregnant!

CHARLIE

Oh. (pauses) Well, then, what is it you needed to tell me?

EDWARD

Charlie, I realize I’m a bit out of order in doing this. Traditionally, I would have asked you first, and I mean no disrespect. So, I’m asking your blessing. Bella and I would like to get married.

Charlie’s gaze is set on Bella’s ring. She and Edward sit tensely on the couch as Charlie processes the announcement.

CHARLIE

Well, guess I’m not all that surprised. Least you’re not pregnant. You’re sure you’re not, right?

Bella hides her face in embarrassment

BELLA

Yes, Dad!

CHARLIE

And you’re sure about this? I mean, he’s not pressuring you or anything, is he?

BELLA

He’s not pressuring me to do anything. I’m completely sure about Edward.

CHARLIE

Why are you kids in such a rush? Marriage already?

EDWARD

Bella and I will be attending Dartmouth together this Fall, Charlie. I’d like to do this right.

Charlie rises from his recliner and stands in front of Edward and Bella, arms crossed.

CHARLIE

Alright, Bells. I’m not ecstatic about this, but you have my blessing. But, you have to tell your mother.

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The Happily Ever After by MrsKatyCullen reviews
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Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 994 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
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