Austin, TX – – Austin Film Festival (AFF) is proud to announce that AMC is the official sponsor and judge for the One-Hour Pilot Award of the 2013 Teleplay Competition. The AMC One-Hour Pilot Award is open to any pilot script written in the one-hour format for an original television series. AMC will review the top scripts submitted in the category and will determine the semifinalists, finalists, and winner. Finalists will be given the opportunity to meet with a representative from AMC during this year’s Conference (October 24-27) or over the phone at a later date. The winner of the One-Hour Pilot Award will receive a prize package including $1,000, reimbursement for airfare (up to $500) and hotel (up to $500) for attendance to the Festival and Conference, and the bronze AFF Typewriter Award.

About Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Austin Film Festival (AFF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the art, craft, and business of filmmakers and screenwriters, and recognizing their contributions to film, television, and new media. AFF champions the work of aspiring and established writers and filmmakers by providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation, and encouraging dynamic and long-lasting community partnerships. AFF’s Screenplay & Teleplay Competition is now in its 20th year and received a record number of over 6500 entries in 2012. Past competition entrants have signed with agencies, have had scripts optioned, acquired and made, and have had jumpstarted TV writing careers.
Screenplay and Teleplay Final Deadline: JUNE 1st
All entries must be submitted online by 11:59PM PST or postmarked by June 1st
For questions, please contact Matt Dy, Screenplay & Teleplay Competition Director at 1-800-310-3378 or


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