2020 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Contest

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

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Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
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 (3.8/5.0)
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Objective

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 22nd year, is accepting submissions for its 2020 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: 12/15/2019

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Rules

We accept features, pilots and shortsvisit our website for more info! www.bluecatscreenplay.com

Awards

  • The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000.
  • The Feature Screenplay Competition winner will receive $5,000. Four feature finalists will receive $1,000 each.
  • The Pilot Winner will receive $5,000. Four finalists will receive $1,000 each.
  • The Short Script Winner will receive $5,000. Four Shorts Finalists will receive $1,000 each.
  • The Fellini Award will be awarded to the Best Screenplay from any category of the 2019 Competition written by a screenwriter residing outside the USA and will receive $2,500.
  • Three Title Contest Winners will receive $250 each.

BlueCat Contest

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 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
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 (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 192    
Have you entered?
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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 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
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 (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 192    
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Contest News

BlueCat Announces Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2009 semifinalists, representing approximately the top 1 percent of over 3200 submissions received this year.

2009 BlueCat Semi-Finalists

3rd Degree by Greg Rempel
Angels in Vermont by Candy Fox
Appalachia by Steven Vargo
Average by Cime Bruce
Barrio Chino by Joseph Kisch
Becoming Vince by Sumeet Iyengar
Click to my Choo by Miyako Akina Fuqua
Coat of Many Colors by Kevin Chatupornpitak
Collections by Anil Sthankiya
Corporate Affair by Milena Ivanova and Simon Birrell
Cupcake by Douglas Sullivan
Death and Taxes by Peter K. Hassan & Elisabeth Silverman Hassan
Death Rattle by Chad Brian
Elephant Gun by Jason Stone, Greg Yolen
Ezzy Fish by Tamar Halpern
Fat Boy by Bobby Miller
Germs by Mark Littleton
Gladly McGee and the Damn Retarded Faggot by Jerry Mahoney
Gone(r) by Basile Doganis & Aymeric Erouart
Grave Matters by Karen Frank
Headhunter by Melissa Goetz
Heroes and Villains by Daniel Janoff
Holding the Pole by J.R. O'Hara
Honky's Ladder by Lonas Taylor
Horror Comic by Stephen Hoover
Lace Veil by Abolaji Abimbola
Last Days of the Caterpillar by Gayla Kraetsch Hartsough
Making the Cut by Les Petersen
Merser Piece Meets his Big O by Kobie Nichols
Neland Circle by Charles Borg
Next Door by Karen Lukesh
Peanut Butter by Yvonne Miranda
Picuris by Rebecca Ortese
Picuris by Rebecca Ortese (revision)
Pure by Jeff R. Williams
Quad by Eric Mather
Songs By Dark by Megan Woodward
Spread the Alarm by Heidi-Annette Hall
Spread the Alarm by Heidi-Annette Hall (revision)
Technicolor by Martin Adams
Termino Blanco by Mario Lopez
The Big Thing by Brett Boham
The Bird and the Two-Ton Weight by Darcy Fowler
The Bluebird Catcher by James Edwards
The End of August by Alex Lerner
The Joppa Flat by Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid
The Legend of Nina Simone by Jeremy Rall
The Lucky Dark by Brian Paisley
The Moss Roses by Deanne Devine
The Operators by Mike Farrell
The Prophet of Pittsville by Julie Howe
The Shangri-la Cafe by Lily Mariye
The Story of Jack and Jill by Amy D. Greenberg
The Wild Seed by Kate Delin
Til Death by MaryBeth Conti
Two Rabbits by Mario de la Garza & Carlos de la Garza




Five Finalists will be named on July 23rd (Four awarded $1,500.) The winner will be named on August 1st and awarded $10,000.

Updated: 07/16/2009

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 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
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 (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 192    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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