“This is the best feedback/notes I’ve received as part of the entrance fee – I’ve paid hundreds of dollars for notes from festivals that were basically worthless… you made my month.”
“I am so glad I sent my two screenplays to this competition. The feedback is excellent. The person writing the critiques is spot on and helpful to the writer. I will use these insights in rewrites and on my new stuff. Keep doing this."
“Thank you for the concise and insightful critique.”
"Thank you very much for the coverage, this is really useful."
"Thanks for following up, Mel! [The manager you set me up with] liked the script so I’m going back for a second meeting on Thursday. I don’t know how to thank you enough. Will keep you in the loop. Grateful, as always!"
"Amazing consultation. So eye opening. I feel energized. Thank you for your awesome screenplay contest. From the feedback, to the consult, to the overall communication -- everything… you’re the best!"
"This is the best screenplay competition out there. No other contest took the time to communicate, consult, and provide support the way you did."
"Thank you so much for this review! Believe me when I say that of course I want to win the competition, but to have this analysis of my work done by such a tremendous organization is a victory already! Thank you again!"
"Thank you so much for the feedback! Everything you have outlined is incredibly helpful and I am looking forward to revisiting this script with your advice in mind!"
"The competition is awesome and getting better every year. I made the semi-finalists with my screenplay, “Fox Hunt.” I have already done a rewrite based on the terrific notes I received. I can’t wait for the next round of the Competition to begin. Thank you!"
"I also am impressed that a judge took the time to read my entire script as evidenced by the feedback I received which was very supportive and helpful. I highly recommend screenwriters to consider submitting their written works of art to the NYCISA."
"Excellent feedback and communication. I will definitely be entering this festival in the future."
"Great communication and insightful comments–much appreciated. Looking forward to the next one."
"The feedback I received for my script was gratifying to me as a writer and very useful to put toward a revision, encouraging me to submit my work as an entry in other international film festivals."
"Brilliantly constructive script coverage, along with great communication with the festival organizers – a top competition experience! Big thumbs up…"
"Every screenplay receives quality feedback in this festival. Time is valued and appreciated. Thank you for the selection of BattleCries and the supportive feedback. It was an honor to be included internationally."
"Feedback was very insightful and very useful. NYC International Screenplay Awards–thanks for helping me improve my screenplay."
"Thank you. This is the most thorough and fair coverage I’ve ever received. The reader/analyst clearly took their time to understand the story, characters, etc. and provided constructive, useful feedback. Kudos!"
I am very proud to have my urban drama, Sucre, place as a selection in the NYC International Screenplay Awards 2019. Their feedback and notes were priceless to me and I am honored. Great communication and definitely worthy of an entry. I'll be back with more of my work.
You've encouraged women in film. I believe that girl power can change the world. Thanks again for the script coverage of The Rock And Roll Dream! I keep writing for equality and happiness.
Great to find out my shorts script New Age was selected to the festival and thank you for the great feedback and looking at my potential as a writer. Great experience.
Loved being part of this festival. The feedback you get is positive and useful. I can't comment on networking because I'm in LA and was a semi-finalist. I'd submit my efforts here anytime. Every time. The people are hard working saints!
I didn't have much expectation for my script. But I received very helpful feedback.
This is an excellent festival. I really appreciated how communicative they were. The in-depth feedback I received on my script was very helpful.
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