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Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Sizzle Competition

Final Deadline: 02/26/2018
WSPro Discount: No

TV One Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/27/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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Grave Intentions Horror Anthology & Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship New!

Final Deadline: 02/28/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

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Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 02/28/2018
WSPro Discount: No

L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Stage 32 Annual TV Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2018
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 03/01/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/01/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Barnstorm Fest

Final Deadline: 03/02/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Final Deadline: 03/04/2018
WSPro Discount: No

The Writers Lab

Final Deadline: 03/05/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Nantucket Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 03/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 03/15/2018
WSPro Discount: No

First 10 Pages Script Contest

Final Deadline: 03/15/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood International Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/20/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Cannes Golden Plume Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/22/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Women Who Write in Film

Final Deadline: 03/22/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/24/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Crime/Mystery Film and Writing Festival New!

Final Deadline: 03/26/2018
WSPro Discount: No

New York Television Festival: NYTVF Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 03/28/2018
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/30/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Diversity Film & Script Showcase

Final Deadline: 03/31/2018
WSPro Discount: No

100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 04/01/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

I See You Awards New!

Final Deadline: 04/07/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Stage 32 Happy Writers Comedy Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/14/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 04/14/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay

Final Deadline: 04/15/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2018 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 04/16/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Sidewrite Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 04/16/2018
WSPro Discount: No

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 04/16/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 04/16/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/18/2018
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Edinburgh International Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/27/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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American Zoetrope Names Contest Winner and Finalists

Updated: 02/21/2018

Caroline's Wedding Easmanie Michel, France-Luce Benson, and Darcy Miller has been named the Grand Prize Winner from among 1,600 submissions to the American Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition.

Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition

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Table Read My Screenplay Names Contest Winners

Table Read my Screenplay has named their 2018 Park City Contest Winners. [Updated: 02/23/2018]

ScreenCraft Names Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the second annual Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship. Two winners who will each be offered an option fee, one of which will be at least WGA minimum (up to $13,374) against a six-figure purchase price at WGA scale contingent on production (up to $133,739 each, depending on the final budget of each film). [Updated: 02/20/2018]

ScreenCraft Names Short Story Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Story Contest, representing the top 12 percent of submissions received. [Updated: 02/19/2018]

CineStory Names All TV Contest Winners

CineStory has announced their spec and original comedy and drama contest winners. [Updated: 02/15/2018]

People's Pilot Announces Contest Winners

The People's Pilot has announced their Comedy and Drama/Action Contest Winners. [Updated: 02/15/2018]

Scriptapalooza Names TV Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has named their latest Sitcom, Pilot, Reality, and 1-Hour TV Contest winners. [Updated: 02/15/2018]

CineStory Names Web Series Contest Winners

Two Weeks by Melissa & Benjamin Oren has been named the winner of the 2018 TV/Digital Retreat and Fellowship Web Series Division. [Updated: 02/13/2018]

Movieguide Names Kairos Contest Winners

North Star by William Gebby has been named the winner of the Kairos Prize for Beginning Screenwriters. The script is about an emotionally cold Quakeress who learns to love after she rescues an eight year-old runaway slave. The Kairos Pro Prize for Established Screenwriters has been awarded to Alexandra Boylan for her scirpt Switched, which is about a woman who is tired of turning the other cheek. When she prays that her nemesis, the Queen Bee of social media, would know what it’s like to walk a day in her shoes, her prayer is answered in an unexpected way when they switch identities. [Updated: 02/13/2018]

TrackingB Names Screenplay Contest Winners

Willful Blindness, by Barbara Nunberg, has been named the winner of the winner of the 2017 TrackingB Feature Contest. [Updated: 02/10/2018]

ScreenCraft Names FilmFund Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the Fall, 2017 ScreenCraft Film Competition. Fund recipients will announced on February 28th. [Updated: 02/05/2018]

ScreenCraft Names Family Friendly Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced quarterfinalists from among more than 700 submissions to their 2017 Family Friendly Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 02/05/2018]

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House Of Dragons

Blending the intrigue of Game of Thrones, the atmosphere of Jordskott and the lore of Dracula, House of Dragons follows a pole sharpener for Vlad the Impaler as he is swept up in the conflict between Vlad and his dead father, The Dragon, who fights his son with an undead army to reclaim the throne of their blood-soaked country.
Author: Bonnie Hendrickson
Genre: Drama,Fantasy,Supernatural


Currently in the TOP TEN winning scripts in the genres of Action-Adventure (#4), Sci-Fi (#3), and fantasy (#2). In order to find out the truth about his own origins, a young outcast named Lachlan travels to a magical world he never knew existed, after being beaten and bullied on his high school graduation day. When he arrives, he finds out his father, the king, has been kidnapped and it is up to Lachlan to rescue him and marshal good against evil in this battle for all humanity.
Author: Danielle Erlich
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

My Angel Wore Stripes

After an accident, a standup comedian finds himself transported to heaven where he becomes an "Angel in Training." In order for him to earn his wings, he must return to earth and successfully defend an innocent prisoner at a Parole Board Hearing. During his spiritual journey, he touches and transforms the lives of the people he meets including the innocent victim, the quilty party and others along the way.
Author: John J. Maffucci
Genre: Comedy,Family

I'll Die Tomorrow

An American citizen of Hispanic descent suffering from a fatal disease is denied medical treatment from his HMO is prosecuted for medicaid fraud after he impersonates an illegal alien and receives the medical assistance that saves his life.
Author: John J. Maffucci
Genre: Drama

Curious Buddies

It's not your mother's buddy movie. It’s a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social Network with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

The Cavern

Three college graduates use a secretively-concealed Native American cavern to travel through time, but with each obsessive visit, they become more consumed and seduced by its ominously dark influential forces.
Author: Dan O'Sullivan
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Supernatural

Paper Trail

An Army brat grows up without a home town, leaves his Army M.P. job to become a P.I. working out of his Grandfather’s storefront in Colorado gold country, his first case revealing a town full of secrets including one that destroyed his family years before, and a new secret that he must forever keep from his fiancée.
Author: Russ Meyer
Genre: Drama,Thriller

Blood Rose

When her partner is killed in the line of duty, a determined Junior FBI Agent is denied a chance to assist in his killer's capture and wages her own war against the killer.
Author: Michael Atkinson
Genre: Drama,Thriller

The Land Of Oz-zoo

An awkward teen becomes an unlikely hero when she befriends a cat from a magical dimension that is being destroyed by an all-consuming blackness that is about to invade her world too.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Action-Adventure,Family,Animation


A street-hardened detective searches for his abducted daughter and encounters a sadistic ghoul and his cannibalistic pets.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Horror

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