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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Screenplay

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Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 200    
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Objective

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 25th year, is accepting submissions for its 2024 competition.

Founded in 1998 by award-winning writer Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has supported thousands of screenwriters through written analysis provided to all entrants, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the film and television industry. BlueCat's Alumni include:

Aaron Guzikowski (Verve/Madhouse) wrote PRISONERS, the remake of PAPILLON, and Ridley Scott's RAISED BY WOLVES.

Fergal Rock wrote DEPARTURES starring Nina Dobrev and Maisie Williams.

Ana Lily Amirpour (CAA), won Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for THE BAD BATCH, directed by Lyle Vincent (DREAMLAND) and starring Jason Momoa, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 12/10/2023

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Notification: Quarter-Finalists for each category will be announced on March 26th, 2024. Semi-Finalists for each category will be announced on April 9th, 2024. Finalists will be announced on April 30th, 2024. Winners will be announced on May 14th, 2024.

Rules

We accept features, pilots and shorts - visit our website for more info.

Awards

  • Every script submission will receive a complimentary written analysis.
  • The Grand Prize Winner will receive $7500. All scripts submitted (Features, Pilots and Shorts) are eligible.
  • The Feature Screenplay Winner will receive $3,000.
  • The Pilot Script Winner will receive $3,000.
  • The Short Script Winner will receive $3,000.
  • The Fellini Award will be awarded to the Best Screenplay from any category (Feature, Pilots or Short) of the 2024 Competition written by a screenwriter residing outside the USA and will receive $2000.
  • All cash prizes will be disbursed 30 days after the winners are announced.

BlueCat Screenplay

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 200    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 200    
Have you entered?
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Contest News

BlueCat Names 2020 Finalists

The BlueCat Screenwriting Competition has announced their 2020 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script finalists. Winners will be announced on May 19th, 2020.

Features

There are 5 feature finalists out of a total of 3552 submissions.

Diablous in Musica by Amanda Krader
Focus by Laura Dobre
Son by Allison Webster
South Side Girls by Edith Rodriguez
Sundays Only by Joe Borg

Pilots

There are 5 pilot finalists out of a total of 1423 submissions.

An American Tale by Jane Barr
Entre Nos (Between Us) by Jesenia Ruiz
Fear of Trembling by Jared Lopez
Our Vision by Liam Hale
Squad by Tevin Knight

Shorts

There are 5 short finalists out of a total of 1014 submissions.

All You Want to Know by Laurel Kulow
Calle Cola by Aaron Richmond-Havel
Hat Weather by Allison Theveny
Hawk Bells by Kristian Mercado Figueroa
Pebble by Oliver Giles

Updated: 05/12/2020

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 200    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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