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1st INTERNATIONAL SHORTPLAY WRITING COMPETITION

Rules of Contest

1st INTERNATIONAL SHORT-PLAY WRITING COMPETITION

Rules (summary):

  • There is no age or nationality limit for the entrants.
  • The play must be new, original, unperformed and unpublished previously in any form.
  • The play must cater for a performance time of 10-20 mins.
  • Unlimited entries per author.
  • The play can be written in any of the official European languages.
  • Deadline for entries is Saturday, 31 March 2018
  • A short list of 5-10 runner-up plays will be announced on Friday, 25 May 2018
  • The runner-up plays will be published, at least in the Spanish language.
  • First Prize (Value 5000 ) : a cash prize of €1000, plus the translation in two languages, plus a tech-literary report and the public performance of the play.  Second Prize (Value €3000) : a cash prize of €500, plus the translation in a language, and the public performance of the play.


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Upload play

INSTRUCTIONS FOR UPLOADING THE WORK:

  • The play must be written in a document of text without images.

  • The file of the document can be saved in the following formats: TXT, DOC, DOCX, RTF, PDF. (Do not use double filename extensions).

  • No previous registration, personal identification or e-mail are necessary.

  • Use the [...] button to choose your computer file. Then, press the [Upload file] button.

  • A pop-up window will give you information, in case of error. Otherwise, the upload procedure has been successful.

  • Authors can follow the same procedure to resubmit a play after some revision.

 
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Fees

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE PAYMENT

  • Fee is 5 € per entry.

  •  Payment can be made online by Credit/Debit card or PayPal account. Online payments are processed through the third-party provider, PayPal.

  • You do not need to be a member of PayPal. You may use the Credit/Debit Card button rather than enter with a PayPal Account.

  • Choose online payment via PayPal, pressing [Pay Now] button below. You will be transferred to the payment provider PayPal.

  • Before pressing the button below to pay, you should write in the box the title of the submitted play in your entry.

  • After transaction, Paypal will return to shortplay.edalya.com

 

Title of the submitted play

Personal Information

INSTRUCTIONS TO UPLOAD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  •  Prepare a document that should contain: full name of the author, nationality, address and  (optional) telephone number. You may write a short biography and professional notes for publicity purposes.

  • Very important: do not forget your contact e-mail

  • Report the plays of your own submitted to the competition.

  • (Attest the legal guard, if applicable).

  • The file of the document can be saved in the following formats: TXT, ODT, DOC, DOCX, RTF, PDF. (Do not use double filename extensions).

  • No previous registration, personal identification or e-mail are necessary.

  • Use the [...] button to choose your computer file. Then, press the [Upload file] button.

  • A pop-up window will give you information, in case of error. Otherwise, the upload procedure has been successful.

  • You may use this procedure to re-submit (for some reason) the file.
 
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