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Those interested may submit:

  • 5-7 page analytical papers
  • 1-2 page reviews of films
  • 2-3 page screenplays

Excerpts that exemplify a longer paper, review, or screenplay are also perfectly fine. Submissions may be from this year or previous years, as well. Please email work to


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The MacGuffin staff reserves the right to make small edits to submitted work (i.e. grammar, syntax, flow, etc.). For larger edits, the MacGuffin Film Journal will contact the works' respective authors for permission.

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