The "Script to Screen" challenge doesn't have those time constraints, and the winner gets a pretty sweet deal: professional-level production of their story, using resources donated from local production companies, and a screening at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival.
Scripts must be 7 to 12 pages in length, but there are no constraints on genre or subject matter. Submissions will be reviewed by IFP's panel of judges, with semi-finalists announced at the end of each month (submissions must be received by the 23rd of each month).
Finalists will be announced at IFP Phoenix's "It's a Wrap" year-end party on December 3. The winning script will be produced by IFP and will be showcased at the Filmmaker Challenge Finals Screening at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival (taking place March 29 through April 5).