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2nd Annual Stage 32 Happy Writers Comedy Contest

Final Deadline: 01/25/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Sizzle Competition

Final Deadline: 01/26/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Utah Film Awards

Final Deadline: 01/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Screenwriting Goldmine Awards

Final Deadline: 01/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship New!

Final Deadline: 02/10/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Faith & Family Script Showcase New!

Final Deadline: 02/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Shorts Competition New!

Final Deadline: 02/20/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Cannes Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/26/2017
WSPro Discount: No

First 10 Pages Script Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final Deadline: 02/28/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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

Final Deadline: 02/28/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/28/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship V

Final Deadline: 03/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Nantucket Film Festival Screenplay Competition

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

HBO Access Writing Fellowship New!

Final Deadline: 03/04/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Sunlight International Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 03/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Willamette Writers FilmLab

Final Deadline: 03/20/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

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

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CineStory Names 2017 TV/Digital Semifinalists & Quarterfinalists

Updated: 01/23/2017

Semifinalists and Quarterfinalists have been named for the 2017 CineStory TV and Digital Writing Competition.

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2016 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest Winners Announced

The Timbermen by Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann (with story contributions by Ben Eisner) has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 01/20/2017]

Route One Entertainment and Roadmap Writers Announce Contest Winner

Dorothy Pecoraro-Bertram has been named the winner of the Route One Entertainment/Roadmap Writers' 1st Annual Screenwriting Contest for her drama Sabiya, which has now been optioned by Route One Entertainment. [Updated: 01/18/2017]

Diverse Voices Names Fall, 2016 Contest Winners

The Last Bookstore, by Brook Purdy and Colette Freedman, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Fall, 2016 Diverse Voices Screenwriting Competition. Lillian Wang's P.O. BOX 1142 was the Feature Screenplay Winner, while Phoenix by Natasha M. Hall won the TV Category. The Short Screenplay category winner was In One Split Second by Chloe Owens. [Updated: 01/17/2017]

Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition Producer Requests

[Updated: 01/10/2017]

WILDSound Names December Festival Selections

The last month of 2016 was a landmark month for the festival. Not only did they showcase 4 film festival dates in Los Angeles and Toronto, they also performed the most screenplay winning readings ever in one month. While most festivals and the industry itself shuts down in December, WILDsound had its most productive month in its history. [Updated: 01/01/2017]

1st TV Script Writing Competition Names Quarterfinalists

Filmmakers has named quarterfinalists of 1st TV Script Writing Competition. The competition attracted a total of 715 entries worldwide. [Updated: 12/31/2016]

Filmmakers Names Quarterfinalists

FilmMakers has announced the quarterfinals of the 15th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition. This Year's Contest attracted a total of 1587 scripts worldwide. [Updated: 12/31/2016]

American Gem Names Quarterfinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the quarterfinalists 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: 12/31/2016]

Fan Fiction Names 2016 Contest Winners

Fan Fiction Screenplay has announced its 2016 winning screenplays. All winning scripts were performed by professional actors and and can be viewed online. [Updated: 12/15/2016]

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Killer's Holiday

Murder is the charge and with a killer checked in and on the loose? Life and love are on the line-leaving no time for a holiday.
Author: Rodney Harper
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Romantic Comedy

Divided We Fall

A justice driven cop longs to settle an old and personal score -will hatred be the difference maker or the weakness that causes his downfall?
Author: Rodney Harper
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Epic Trials

"When entertaining, amazing and wonderful comes together-very interesting players have to develop a single-mindedness to overcome great challenges, to avoid the "Hall of Shame!"
Author: Rodney Harper
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure,Family


The laughs take off with this up and coming airline, that is starting to gain the attentions of its notorious competitor, which wants to takeover the airline.
Author: Rodney Harper
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Horns & Wings: Forbidden Love

Two centuries old enemies – a male angel and a female demon – compete to guide the relationship of a new young couple only to wind up falling in love with each other.
Author: Matt Tolbert
Genre: Comedy,Romantic Comedy,Supernatural

Monster Squad - Gallows Mystery

A New Monster Squad responds to a 30 year old call from the Gates of the Gallows. Horrors and secrets await.
Author: Paul Parkin
Genre: Thriller,Supernatural

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, 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

The Unemployment Line

A disgruntled Manager at the Unemployment office is having a really bad day. First there's the dirty Geese, then the slobs in the parking lot...and to top it off? One of his employee's is feeding them! It's a comedy expressso. A bold blend of "The Office and Seinfield with a shot of "How I met Your Mother."
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Comedy

Dark Assemblage

A reclusive young woman is being tormented by a series of supernatural events, and she must enlists the help of a deliverance minister.
Author: Jamila Wiley
Genre: Supernatural

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

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