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StoryPros International Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 12/03/2016 Full Story

WILDSound Names November Contest Winners

Updated: 12/01/2016 Full Story

Bohemia Group Originals Options Two Scriptapalooza Winners

Bohemia Group Originals, a management company, recently optioned two Scriptapalooza winners, the 2016 winning script, a historical drama, Battle, by Aaron Brophy as well runner-up, The Clock Maker, a fun action packed script by Dan Schmidt.

Updated: 12/01/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 Feature, TV Pilot & Short script category winners.

Updated: 11/30/2016 Full Story
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Interview with ScreenCraft Horror Contest Winner Craig Peters

Craig Peters studied theatre at Stanford and UC Riverside, then moved to Los Angeles and slowly made the transition from acting to writing. His horror screenplay The 49th Day was selected for the prestigious "BloodList", an annual list highlighting the top 13 most well-liked, unproduced horror scripts of the year. The 49th Day was also named the 2016 winner of the ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/29/2016 Full Story

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. Semifinalists SEMIFINALISTS will be announced Friday, December 2nd.

Updated: 11/26/2016 Full Story

WeTV Names Contest Winners

Buscón, by Jeffrey Storms has been named the 1-Hour Drama Category Grand Prize winner of the WeTV Television Writing Contest, while 48 States of Granddad, by Paul Jury, has been named the 1/2-Hour Comedy Grand Prize Winner.

Updated: 11/14/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Contest Finalists

Five finalists have been announced in the Feature, TV, and Short Script categories of the 2016 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition. Winners will be announced by November 30th.

Updated: 11/10/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Producer Requests

Updated: 11/10/2016 Full Story

ScreenCraft Names Short Screenplay Contest Winner

A Beautiful Day by Fredrik Colting has emerged as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest. The script is a simply rendered and devastating story about a trader's final phone conversation with a close friend as his office in the World Trade Center comes down around him on September 11th, 2001.

Updated: 11/09/2016 Full Story

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Winners

Black Ice Below by Peter Fraser has been selected as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition. The script is described as a cinematic, thoroughly entertaining sci-fi/action hybrid in the tradition of Predator and Big Trouble In Little China that boasts an impressively unique mythology, a strong emotional core, and inventive set pieces.

Updated: 11/05/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Semifinalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 semfinalists.

Updated: 11/05/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Shorts Requested by Producers

Updated: 11/03/2016 Full Story

IFFF Names Screenplay Winners and Finalists

The International Family Film Festival has announced their Screenplay Contest winners for 2016.

Updated: 11/03/2016 Full Story

ScreenCraft Horror Names Contest Winner

Out of more than 1,000 submissions, The 49th Day by Craig Peters has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 11/01/2016 Full Story

ScreamFest Names Contest Winner

Plum Island by Matthew Lee Blackburn has been named the winner of the 2016 ScreamFest Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/01/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names October, 2016 Contest Winners

Twenty-six different scripts have been announced as the winners of the October, 2016 WildSound Screenwriting Competitions.

Updated: 10/31/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Interviews Top 3 Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with their top 3 contest winners, including Grand Prize Winner Aaron Brophy.

Updated: 10/25/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script quarterfinalists.

Updated: 10/25/2016 Full Story

PAGE Names 2016 Contest Winners

The winners of the 13th Annual PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and the Judges have awarded this year's $25,000 Grand Prize to Diane Hanks of Swansea, Massachusetts, for her dark, compelling TV Drama Pilot CHANGELINGS. The Judges have also awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze prize's in ten different genre categories.

Updated: 10/21/2016 Full Story

PAGE Award Winner's Movie 'The Accountant' Now in Theaters

The highly anticipated new Warner Bros. action-thriller THE ACCOUNTANT, written by 2008 PAGE Gold Prize winner Bill Dubuque, has opened in theaters across the country. Directed by Gavin O'Connor, the movie stars Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, John Lithgow and J.K. Simmons.

Updated: 10/21/2016 Full Story

Austin Fest Names Screenplay Winners

The Austin Film Festival (AFF) has announced their 2016 Screenplay Competition Winners, including STATIC, by Henry Jones, recognized in three categories and acquired by Max Borenstein's company, Inkubate.

Updated: 10/20/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

Updated: 10/04/2016 Full Story

WILDsound Names September 2016 Contest Winners

WILDSound has announced its 24 Contest Winning Screenplays for September, 2016.

Updated: 09/28/2016 Full Story

Finish Line Script Competition Names Contest Winner

Freedom Ain’t Free, by Charlie Jones, has been named the winner of 1st Finish Line Script Competition.

Updated: 09/28/2016 Full Story
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CWA Champs Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy

Friends and writing partners Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy scored an important breakthrough earlier this month when they were named the Grand Prize Winners of the 2016 Creative World Awards for their post-apocalyptic screenplay, The Last Book Store. We caught up with the two prolific writers to ask about their partnership, their process, and their future.

Updated: 09/27/2016 Full Story

WeTV Names Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 WeTV Scriptwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/23/2016 Full Story

Contest of Contest Winners Announces Results

Leach Of Liverpool by Robin Christian has been named the winner of the 2016 Contest of Contest Winners Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/21/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Names Mentors

The 2nd Annual Scriptapalooza Fellowship (deadline September 30th) has announced their 6 mentors.

Updated: 09/20/2016 Full Story

PAGE Names Contest Finalists

After four rounds of competition, the Judges of the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards have now announced the scripts that have advanced to the Final Round of competition — the top 10 scripts in each of the contest’s 10 genre categories.

Updated: 09/15/2016 Full Story

Austin Names Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has named their 2016 Screenplay Competition Semifinalists, representing the top 1% of all submissions. The scripts were chosen from a record field of 9,100 individual scripts. Finalists will be revealed by early October and the winners will be announced during this year's Conference at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 15 at the historic Austin Club.

Updated: 09/13/2016 Full Story

Academy Announces Nicholl Fellowships Shortlist

Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. The Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee will meet later this month to select up to five winners to receive year-long fellowships. A total of 6,915 scripts were submitted for this year’s competition.

Updated: 09/13/2016 Full Story

WILDSound Names August Contest Winners

Watch the winning screenplay readings performed by professional actors at the festival in August 2016. 16 winning screenplays!

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Creative World Awards Names 2016 Contest Winners

The Last Book Store, by Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names $10,000 Contest Winner

Aaron Brophy's Battle has been named the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of the Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Names Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has named their latest Pilot, Sitcom, 1-Hour, and Reality TV Contest Winners.

Updated: 08/30/2016 Full Story

Finish Line Script Competition Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 Finish Line Script Competition.

Updated: 08/29/2016 Full Story

Extreme Screenplay Names Semifinalists

The Extreme Screenplay Competition has named their 2016 Contest semifinalists.

Updated: 08/29/2016 Full Story

WeTV Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the WeTV Television Writing Competition. One hundred scripts made the cut

Updated: 08/26/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Finalists

Scriptapalooza has announced their Top 30 finalists for 2016.

Updated: 08/19/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names Fellowship Winner

The CineStory Foundation has named Amyn Kaderali as their 2016 Feature Fellowship winner. His winning script is CHOKORA, a powerful story about a bright Kenyan boy who must join a gang of "Chokora" (street kids) in order to survive on Nairobi's mean streets.

Updated: 08/16/2016 Full Story

Page Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for The Page International Screenwriting Awards, representing the top 25 scripts in each of the contest’s 10 genre categories.

Updated: 08/15/2016 Full Story

CWA Names Semifinalists

Updated: 08/15/2016 Full Story

Screenplay Search Names Contest Winner

The Eyes of Blind Tom, by Matt H. Mayes, has been named the winner of the latest Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/10/2016 Full Story

Acclaim TV Names Pilot and Spec Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has named their Pilot and Spec Contest Winners scripts for Spring/Summer, 2016.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

Acclaim Names Spring/Summer 2016 Film Script Winners

Blood Trigger by Ron Podell has been named the winner of the 2016 Acclaim Film Script Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Short Script Winners

Found Dead by Simon Lystral has been named the winner of the 2016 Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

CWA Names Quarterfinalists

Updated: 08/08/2016 Full Story

Launch Pad Names Top 25 Pilots

The Launch Pad TV Writing Competition has named their top 10 finalists for 2016. Top 10 Finalists this year include six dramas, and four comedies brought to us by nine female writers, four male writers, and three writing teams overall.

Updated: 08/06/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/01/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 Feature Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 TV Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 1st Scene Screenplay Selections

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names Screenplay and TV Contest Winners

The winners and runners-up of the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions were announced Saturday, July 23rd and awarded over $35,000. The private event in Los Angeles connected top industry execs and the finalists, as well as other recent Script Pipeline writers.

Updated: 07/27/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has named their 2016 Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalists.

Updated: 07/27/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names 2016 Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Fellowship.

Updated: 07/26/2016 Full Story

Launch Pad Names Top 25 TV Pilots

The Launch Pad TV Writing Competition has named their top 25 finalists for 2016. This year’s Top 25 is made up of 13 dramas and 12 comedies, written by 10 men and 19 women (including 4 writing teams) who hail from the U.S., Canada and Scotland, and collectively deliver stories filled with hope, despair, engagements, deaths, aliens, sociopaths, fairytales, sci-fis, vampires, empresses, high school, adulthood, ice-skating, baseball and believe it or not ... curling.

Updated: 07/23/2016 Full Story

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winner

Jackass Flats, by Matt Ferrone & Stacia Black, has been named the winner of the TrackingB Original TV Pilot Contest.

Updated: 07/22/2016 Full Story

Lit Manager Conrad Sun offers Story Engine Webinar

Conrad Sun, who'll be accepting pitches via the MovieBytes partnership with Roadmap Writers on Sunday, July 24th , is offering a free recorded Story Engine webinar. Mr. Sun, manager from Meridian Artists and owner of www.filmescape.com, will be breaking down what a story engine is and how you can make sure your engine is golden. He will be going over story engines for Walking Dead, Friday Night Lights, Orange is the New Black, Back to the Future and Tootsie.

Updated: 07/17/2016 Full Story

Page Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for The Page International Screenwriting Awards, representing the top 10% of all entries in this year's contest.

Updated: 07/15/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Announces 2016 Recipient

The Scriptapalooza Fellowship program has announced their 2016 Fellowship recipient, Inger Dietrichs. Her script is called Audnvin and she was awarded a five-day screenwriting retreat in Costa Rica with Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger.

Updated: 07/03/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names 2016 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Screenwriting Fellowship. Each semifinalist is in the running for the grand prize of the CineStory Fellowship, and is invited to the CineStory Retreat taking place in Idyllwild, CA, from October 15th-October 18th, 2016.

Updated: 07/01/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Winner

LIFT, by Claire Fowler, about a Muslim Uber driver who make an unexpected connection when she picks up her polar opposite, has been named the Shore Scripts Short Film Fund Winner.

Updated: 07/01/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has named 13 finalists for their first-ever Short Film Fund.

Updated: 06/27/2016 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names 2016 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. Semifinalists will be announced on June 24th.

Updated: 06/16/2016 Full Story

Diverse Voices Names Contest Finalists

Diverse Voices, presented by WeScreenplay and focused on promoting and encouraging diverse voices and stories, has named their Screenplay Contest Finalists for 2016.

Updated: 06/15/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names Feature Screenplay Winner for June, 2016

Updated: 06/14/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names TV Winners for June, 2016

Updated: 06/14/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names June, 2016 Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 06/13/2016 Full Story
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Pitching Tips from Panay Films' Jared Iacino

Jared Iacino is the Vice President of Film and Television Development at Panay Films, a film and television production company whose credits include Wedding Crashers (2005), starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, Van Wilder (2002) starring Ryan Reynolds, and Serendipity (2001), starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale.

Updated: 06/07/2016 Full Story

Free Webinar with Odd Lot Entertainment's Aldo Chang

Odd Lot Entertainment's Aldo Chang, available to hear pitches through MovieBytes partnership with Roadmap Writers, will be hosting a free webinar this Sunday, June 12th, entitled Tips on Writing a Compelling Thriller.

Updated: 06/06/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names 2016 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 05/27/2016 Full Story

WildSound TV Names May Contest Winners

Updated: 05/20/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names Winning Features for May, 2016

Updated: 05/18/2016 Full Story

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Winners

ScreenCraft has announced the recipients of their 3rd annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. Presented by Final Draft, the fellowship is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives.

Updated: 05/18/2016 Full Story

Writers and Filmmakers Competition Names Winning Script

Filmmaker Shekhar Bassi, named the winner of the Writers and Filmmakers Competition for his film, "NO LOVE LOST", has selected The Invention, by Dennis Hennessey, as the winning screenplay.

Updated: 05/17/2016 Full Story

WeScreenplay Announces Diverse Voices Semifinalists

WeScreenplay has announced the Semifinalists for their Diverse Voices Screenplay Competition, which raised $1,437 for the Books for Kids Foundation.

Updated: 05/17/2016 Full Story

Cinequest Names Contest Winners

Wheelman by Jeremy Rush has been named the Feature Script Winner of the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition. Shiva by Vishnu Sekar won the Short Script Competition, and the TV Script Winners were Brooklyn Bus by RJ Marx (60-minutes) and Patient by M. Rowan Meyer (30-minutes).

Updated: 05/16/2016 Full Story

Screenplay Search Names Contest Winner

Gap Year, by Caroline K. Hill, has been named the winner of the Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 05/12/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Winner in Theaters

Scriptapalooza's 2006 Grand Prize Winning screenplay, "Can't Live With 'Em" has been produced under the title "Love Addict", and will be released in theaters in 10 U.S. cities on Friday, May 13.

Updated: 05/09/2016 Full Story

Writers and Filmmakers Names Top Films and Scripts

Filmmaker Shekhar Bassi has been named the winner of the Writers and Filmmakers Competition for his film, "NO LOVE LOST", and will now select the top script from top 10 screenplay submissions.

Updated: 04/27/2016 Full Story

Interview with 1st TV Contest Winner Chuck Griffith

An alumnus of Columbia University, where he received his B.A. and M.A., Chuck Griffith studied television directing on the set of HBO's "Six Feet Under" with director Kathy Bates, and the single camera sitcom "Undeclared" on FOX with director Greg Mottola. Chuck also served as a producer for MTV's popular award-winning reality series, "Made" in 2007 and 2008.

Updated: 04/27/2016 Full Story

“Making it” Means Making Magic

I don't know why you got into the business of writing, of grasping at words to explain the images in your brain, and editing within an inch of your life. For most, it's a kind of call, a transcendent purpose. Otherwise, who would chose to subject themselves to continual criticism, knowing their project will always need more work and never feel up to par? Not to mention the constant struggle to "make it" without anyone really defining what "making it" means, beyond an agent and a job on a show. (And once you get that, there's a whole bevy of problems beyond the wall.)

Updated: 04/21/2016 Full Story

WILDsound Names April, 2016 Feature Screenplay Winners

WILDSound has announced its 3 Feature Screenplay Winners for April 2016.

Updated: 04/20/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Semifinalist Has Screenplay Optioned

Scriptapalooza Semifinalist Richard Willett, who wrote the 2015 runner-up screenplay THE FLID SHOW, has had his script 9/10 optioned by producer David Kassin Fried.

Updated: 04/18/2016 Full Story

Fresh Voices Names Screenplay Competition and Spotlight Award Winners

City In The Sun by Nadeem Rajwani has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015-16 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 04/15/2016 Full Story

Aura Names 2015 Contest Winners

The AURA Screenwriter Awards has announced the winners of the 2015 competition in the Feature Screenplay, Original TV Pilot, and Short Screenplay categories.

Updated: 04/12/2016 Full Story

Acclaim Names Fall/Winter 2015 Screenplay Winners

MENAGERIE, by Diana Mitchell & Linda Mitchell, has been named the winner of the 2015 Fall/Winter Acclaim Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 04/12/2016 Full Story

Acclaim Names Fall/Winter TV Winners

Winners for the Acclaim TV Fall/Winter Script Writing Competition have been announced.

Updated: 04/12/2016 Full Story

FilmMakers.com Names Feature Script Finalists

FilmMakers.com has named the finalists for the 14th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 04/11/2016 Full Story

1st TV Script Writing Competition Announces Winners

Filmmakers.com has announced the winners of the 1st TV Script Writing Competition.

Updated: 04/07/2016 Full Story

PAGE Award Winner's Movie Premieres

Ginia Desmond's feature film LUCKY U RANCH, based on her PAGE Award-winning short film script GROWING PAINS, will premiere at the Phoenix Film Festival on Saturday, April 9.

Set in 1953, LUCKY U RANCH is the story of 11-year-old Junior McCaully, who's ready to call it quits. Chubby, bullied, and stuck at a dead-end Arizona trailer court with his hardworking mom, nothing prepares him for the arrival of Melissa, a sophisticated Hollywood girl who changes everything. Directed by Steve Anderson and produced by Ginia Desmond and Douglas Raine, the movie features Trevor Robins, Donovan Droege, Harris Kendall, and Michael A. Candela in the starring roles. It was filmed on location in Tucson, Arizona.

Updated: 04/07/2016 Full Story

BlueCat Screenplay Competition Announces 2016 Winners

Oreathia C. Smith's screenplay, MONA. RICHY. ROBBY. AND RAY, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Smith's script was selected from 4,523 submissions and will be awarded a $15,000 cash prize. Smith received an MFA in Writing at USC in 2011.

Updated: 04/06/2016 Full Story

BlueCat Announces Feature Contest Winner

Mona. Richy. Robby. And Ray. by Declan Holliman has been named the $15,000 Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 03/30/2016 Full Story

Emerging Screenwriters Names Shoot Your Short Competition Winner

Going Home by Nir Shelter has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Short Competition.

Updated: 03/30/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Producer requests

Scriptapalooza has announced a list of companies requesting TV contest winners.

Updated: 03/29/2016 Full Story

BlueCat Names Short Screenplay Contest Winner

Apart by Elizabeth Capot has been named the 2016 BlueCat Short Screenplay Contest Winner.

Updated: 03/28/2016 Full Story

WILDsound Announces its March 2016 Feature, TV, and Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 03/28/2016 Full Story

Fan Fiction Contest Names March Winner

The Fan Fiction Screenplay Festival has named MAGNUM P.I.: Chrysanthemum by Lew Ritter as their March, 2016 Contest Winner.

Updated: 03/28/2016 Full Story
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