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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/24/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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The Writers Lab

Final Deadline: 03/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Submit to Big Break 2017 today! Accepting feature film scripts and original TV pilots!

100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 04/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 04/02/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 04/05/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Diversity Film & Script Showcase

Final Deadline: 04/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay

Final Deadline: 04/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles

Final Deadline: 04/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 04/17/2017
WSPro Discount: No

2017 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 04/17/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Kay Snow Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 04/19/2017
WSPro Discount: No

New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 04/25/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Stage 32 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Screenwriting Contest New!

Final Deadline: 04/28/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/29/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 04/29/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Maine Film Initiative New!

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund New!

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Too Short to Die Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

The Indie Gathering's Screenwriter Contest

Final Deadline: 05/08/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 05/10/2017
WSPro Discount: No

True Story Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Spring 2017 Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

International Family and Faith Film Festival Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 05/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/17/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline TV Writing Competititon

Final Deadline: 05/20/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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WeScreenplay Names Short Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalists

Updated: 03/21/2017

WeScreenplay has announced their Short Screenplay contest quarterfinalists.

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Fresh Voices Names Finalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their 2016/2017 finalists. Winners will be announced April 3rd. [Updated: 03/22/2017]

Scriptapalooza Posts Video Interviews with TV Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with recent contest winners David Schlow & Dan Sheehan, Shandton D. Williams II, and Robert Wheaton. [Updated: 03/18/2017]

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Interview with Table Read My Screenplay Winner Mark Grisar

Screenwriter Mark Grisar scored a big 2016 contest win when his script Cleaning House was selected as the winner of the London edition of the Table Read My Screenplay Contest. The script has been optioned for production and is scheduled to shoot this spring with Nick Quested attached to direct. [Updated: 03/18/2017]

WeScreenplay Names Contest Winners

Kenlon Clark & William Rubio have been named the Grand Prize Winners of the WeScreenplay Screenwriting Contest for their script, Forged. Novelist Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game) was named the second place winner of the blindly-judged competition for his screenplay MESA 1966, along with Paul Gross for his script about Beethoven, Diminuendo. This year's WeScreenplay Competition attracted almost 1,000 submissions. [Updated: 03/16/2017]

WildSound Names February Contest Winners

[Updated: 03/04/2017]

American Gem Names Semifinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the semifinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide: 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries. [Updated: 03/02/2017]

Filmmakers Names Screenplay Semifinalists

FilmMakers has announced the semifinalists of the 15th. Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition. This Year's Contest attracted a total of 1587 scripts worldwide. [Updated: 03/02/2017]

Filmmakers Names 1st TV Script Writing Semifinalists

Filmmakers has named the semifinalists of the second annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition. [Updated: 03/02/2017]

Fresh Voices Names 2016-17 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016-17 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 03/01/2017]

Other Worlds Austin Announces 2016 Screenplay Contest Winners

As part of its ongoing mission to encourage work in Science Fiction, Other Worlds Austin held its second annual SciFi Screenplay Contest to reward creativity in its earliest stages and encourage writers to keep working in the genre. [Updated: 02/27/2017]

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Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, LA LA Land meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Romantic Comedy,Thriller

Cirque D' Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, time warp, adventure to the future.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Curious Buddies

*** A veteran FBI Agent hires and develops a surprising bond with a young internet entrepreneur when he seeks his expertise in a week long rescue of a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Rewrite. It's a combo meal.The Nice Guys meets The Social Network with a side of Taken.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

A Journey With Destiny

A 1906 American odyssey of a young man's solo journey by automobile from L.A. to San Francisco; which becomes a perilous struggle of survival with the aid of a legendary frontier lawman, a lovely saloon proprietress, and a pioneer aviator.
Author: Gene Gwynne
Genre: Drama,Historical,Romance

Adult Swim Sitcom Parody

Fast-Food (Episode 7) Gerbilmania reigns pandemic as Sis takes a nymph neighbor to a clinic reunion, little Brother watches porno at home, Mom gets fleeced at a fast food drive-thru, and Dad experiences true "family dining" Aussie Style. One of 7 completed 22-minute tape live/film formatted episodes for limited production. Think "Married ... With Children" if done as "South Park.
Author: Gene Gwynne
Genre: Comedy,Fantasy

Your Call Is Being Monitored

Two police detectives pursue an unknown sociopath who, by monitoring cordless phone conversations, conducts a campaign of extortion, robbery, rape, and murder.
Author: Gene Gwynne
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Urban

Confessions Of An Accidental Alien

Fictionalized autobiographical dark comedy about a UFO fanatic turned screenwriter on a rollercoaster ride of Hollywood success, failure and a nightmarish marriage that nearly destroys his career. The existential journey of an "alien" stranded on earth, from his teenage years raised by lesbians in the 50's to his adult struggles to survive in the film industry of the 70's through the 90's, to his globetrotting adventures as a miniseries writer from London to Morocco.
Author: Anton Diether
Genre: Comedy

Dark Assemblage

A young woman must fight for her sanity and life while attempting to end the curse that has afflicted her bloodline for centuries.
Author: Jamila Wiley
Genre: Supernatural

Quest

In 1860s China, a twelve year old orphan boy must survive a journey through violent and turbulent times in order to fulfill a spiritual Kung Fu prophesy.
Author: Steve Barfield
Genre: Action-Adventure

Asteroid

In one location and with ten characters, this twenty minute tale shows you how bad things can get. Think of the dusty, desperate homeless of today. Now see them as yourself after having been struck by an asteroid. At the end of the World, the few remaining survivors struggle with what is left of their environment.
Author: Steve Barfield
Genre: Drama,Sci-Fi,Horror

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