Black Ohio Film Group

APPLICATIONS for writers room ARE NOW CLOSED

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The goal

We want to see more short films by and for Black people, don’t you? 

We also want to encourage more collaborations between Black filmmakers in Ohio.

So that’s what we’re gonna do! Writers Room is a program dedicated to increasing more short films and writing collabs.

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The challenge

Six weeks. Four teams. Four short film scripts. One TEAM WINS. 

Over six weeks, four teams of 2 will complete a short film script with prompts given by the community. Each week you will have the opportunity to learn something new to help you reach your goal. 

*Meeting virtually only

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The prize

The winning team will receive Final Draft 12 screenwriting software!

Winners will also have their film made by BOFG members, bragging rights, and a super lit party in Columbus.

fall '22 application

Fall ’22 Competition Details:
  • There is a $25 participation fee
  • Applications close October 3rd
  • Competition begins October 5th and ends November 9th
  • Each lesson will take place 6:00p-7:30p via Zoom
  • The winner will be announced on November 19th, location TBA

To learn about our facilitators, check out our blog!

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