Upcoming Screenplay Contest Winner will be Made into Film

Oct 22, 2013, 08:00 ET from Sunscreen Film Festival

Sunscreen Film Festival partners with Hollywood Production and Distribution companies to produce winning screenplay into film.

LOS ANGELES and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sunscreen Film Festival is holding a screenplay competition where the winning script selected will be produced into a film.  Manhattan Beach, CA based Production and Management Company Red Baron Films http://www.redbaronfilms.com/ and Los Angeles based Distribution Company Indican Pictures http://www.indicanpictures.com/ will select the winning screenplay to be produced.

"This is an amazing opportunity for screenwriters everywhere.  The one thing every writer wants is their script to get into the hands of someone who can get their screenplay made.  No matter where you live this is that opportunity," commented Festival Director Tony Armer.

Red Baron Films will develop and produce the winning script.  Indican Pictures will have first right of refusal to acquire and distribute the film.  Indican distributes domestically and internationally to all media platforms (Theatrical, Video, TV, VOD, Streaming, Ancillary, Internet).

Red Baron Films President Robert Enriquez had this to say, "We're excited for the opportunity to select a great script to turn into a great film."  Red Baron Films produces independent films and represents actors in Film, TV, Video Games, and more.

Any genre and subject screenplays are accepted at www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com.  Screenplays will be accepted October 23rdFebruary 15th, 2014.  The finalists will be announced on April 1st, 2014.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (http://www.oscars.org/) is sponsoring the SSFF and its Spanish Language Filmmaker Showcase.  Sunscreen is one of only 23 fests to be sponsored by the Academy for 2013.

About The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
Founded in 1927 by 36 of the most influential men and women in the motion picture industry at the time, the Academy is an honorary membership organization whose ranks now include more than 6,000 artists and professionals.

About Sunscreen Film Festival:
The Sunscreen Film Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit. The festival's mission is to encourage the creation, production, economic viability and exhibition of film in through its educational programs and public screenings, increasing awareness and support of filmmaking as a cultural and economic asset.  The Festival is in St. Petersburg, FL each Spring and Los Angeles, CA each Fall. http://www.sunscreenfilmfestival.com.

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Tony Armer

West Coast Director
Robert Enriquez

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