Screenplay writers are called to enter the 15th annual script competition in Access Sacramento’s 15th Annual “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival.

Professional, amateur, experienced and beginning writers are encouraged to tell a 10-minute story with the promise of having winning scripts produced and appearing on the Festival big screen.

A Place Called Sacramento  2014

A Place Called Sacramento 2014

Each 10-minute screenplay is required to feature the Sacramento region and to be producible with the help of equipment and support of Access Sacramento.

Ten scripts will be selected as the best in the competition, with each being produced over the summer for a world premiere showing on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at The Crest Theatre, with additional viewings on Access Sacramento’s cable channels and Internet distribution.

Scripts are due Friday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m. and may be turned in as either a printed document or as an on-line submission.  The submission website will be available on Feb. 20. A $20 fee is charged for entry.

The festival is designed to showcase filmmaking talent from the Sacramento area including writers, actors, directors, camera operators, lighting directors, audio engineers and others.

The “A Place Called Sacramento” film festival offers a volunteer cast and crew call on Wednesday, May 28 for actors and technical crew to offer the newly selected writers turned producers their help in creating their films.

Since the “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival was originated in 2000, 139 scripts and films have been completed in the previous 14 Festivals.

For more information on the “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival, the official rules, or to see previous films, visit the Access Sacramento website.

Access Sacramento crew setting up cameras and audio for an interview.

Access Sacramento crew setting up cameras and audio for an interview.