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2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 2635
Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

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 (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 169    
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Objective

Founded by a writer, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition’s passionate commitment to develop and discover the unknown screenwriter continues to define our work today.

We provide each writer who enters BlueCat one written analysis while supporting screenwriters of all levels and stages of development with the constructive feedback all writers require.

Our Winners and Finalists have been signed by major talent agencies like UTA, CAA and WME, sold their work to studios like Warner Bros., Paramount and Universal, and won major awards at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, all after being discovered by and winning BlueCat.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Opening October 15, 2017 $45 (features);$35 (short film/script); $40 (pilot/hour); $35 (pilot/half-hour)
Early November 19, 2017 $55 (features);$45 (short film/script); $50 (pilot/hour); $45 (pilot/half-hour) 1
Regular February 1, 2018 $60 (features); $50 (short film/script); $55 (pilot/hour); $50 (pilot/half-hour) 75
Final February 20, 2018 $65 (features);$55 (short film/script); $60 (pilot/hour); $55 (pilot/half-hour) 94

Rules

All entries must be in English. Accepts both Short and Feature screenplays. See BlueCat website for complete rules.

Awards

  • The Feature Screenplay Competition winner will receive $10,000. Four feature finalists will receive $1,000 each.
  • The Short Script Competition winner will receive $5,000. Four shorts finalists will receive $500 each.
  • Pilot (Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.
  • Pilot (Half-Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.
  • The Fellini Award winner will receive $1,000.

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 2635
Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

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 (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 169    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 2635
Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

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 (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 169    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

BlueCat Names Short Script Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has announced their Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists for 2015, representing approximately the top 5 percent of 1730 entries.

A Life in Limbo Gill White
A Trip Down Mary Ann Lane Despina Karintis
Alienation Alliteration Karen Lothan
An Ordinary WednesdaySaturday Nick McMurdy
Ark City Jazz Boaz David Dror
Avid Sniffer Lauri Lippmaa
Balloon Guy Paul Williams
Belonging Jessica Spinelli
Between the Rock Richard D. Kinsella
Bingo Daniel Pike
Boomerang April McKay
Boomerang the Great Ana Djordjevic
Breathe Theo James Krekis
Browsing Kevin Noonan
Cobblestone Waltz Klemen Novak
Come of Age Gerard Dempsey
Confiance Tony French
Cricket Jim Berg
Daddy's Girl Napoleon Ryan
Deal With It: A Tale of a Loving Father Nicholas Hewitt & Nick Marro
Do Not Disturb Ellen Hall
Double Dealing Tracey Robinson
Dragonslayer Tim Viola
Droppings Chris Thompson
8:49 David Burton
Elixir Colin Scott
Endorheic Jeremy Yonzon
Family Programming Gregg Paul Bachman
Family Trip Eric Wall
Father Corina Maritescu
Feral Jaine N. Eira
Fire Brian MacEvilly
First Day Anabelle Vo
Generation Ship Gerrit Thompson
Girl At The Window Ed Wiles
Gloaming Ben Lange
Goodbye Fusion Anne-Sophie Marie
Gorgeousroomkissingville Sam Mossler
Hairline Edmund Miller
Hands Free Gerard Dempsey
Hanged Tongues E?lyssa Marcoux-Bissoondath
Happy Birthday Jan Pavlacky
Head Trip Latte Yordi Capo?
Hit the Dog Gabriel Loza
Home Fires Burning Anders Vacklin
How I Met Your Daddy Sivuyile Chitywa
How Winter Kills Jack E. Norton
If You Go There Stacy Alynn
Immaculate Deception Haldon Richardson
Incident on I-95 Fred Perry
Joy Ride Niav Conty
Khalid Waseem Salim Penn
Labor Day Kallie Tenney
Les The Punter Julian Williams
Life Cycle Shelia Watson
Little Mate Keagan Teare
Loose Ends David Viau
Miss Moscow Michele Atkins
Moment Mob Geoffrey Uloth
Next Declan Donohoe
Once Upon A Zombie Invasion Sarah Loeppke
One Pin Spare Ashley Pollard
Order 101 Karen Hope
Phoenix Sarah Counsell & Simon James Green
Pretzelina E.M. Davis
Prisoner and Bird Jillian Moylan
Reaper Patrick Mahon
Reboot Dave Lacey
Replanting Mary Krell-Oishi
Silenced Sandra Held
Silk Danielle Barcena
Six Months of Wonder Woman Susan Fleming
Sol Amor Francis Theodore Sallo
Sophie's Promise Terry Coffey
Statuesque Shane Murphy
Strangers in the Night Kara Cutruzzula
Stronghold Cornelius Murphy
Tether Eve Symington
The Cleaner Manos Ioannou
The Diary of a Chosen One Brittany Drawdy
The Gazebo Richard Willett
The Goldfish David Yap
The Kung-Fu Rock Chick Caryn McCann
The Last Days of the Dolores Project Ludwig Thelin
The Last Sneeze Andrew Pittman
The Letter Alvin Easter
The Line Ryan Cope
The Man with Hairy Teeth Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
The Millionaire's Wife Jeremiah Lewis
The More Things Change Ashley Rachel
The Only Fruitcake April McKay
The Projectionist Guy Pooles
The Railroad Lady Timo von Gunten
The Runner Edgar Cancel
The Strange and Crude Yet Punctilious Fate of Epoch Crab Dennis T. Nixon
The Undisputed Champion of the World John Morrison
2084 Matthew Wygodny
Una Plus Lionel Angelique Moseley
Unsupervised Dylan Evans
Vampir Anya Beyersdorf
Vendgeance Machine John Shelley
Wake Darren Robert Tibbits
Warring Sighs Claire Nicol
Watermelons Lorie Delap
When The Ghost Left Alyssa Yerga-Woolwine
Wolfmother Emily Bloom
Your Children Are Not Yours Mitja Sirola
Zen and Gummy Bears Max Liedtka


Updated: 03/01/2015
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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 2635
Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

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 (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 169    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

An interview with Gordy Hoffman regarding the BlueCat Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/29/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Lily Amirpour

An interview with screenwriter Lily Amirpour regarding the BlueCat Contest Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/06/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Rick Stempson

An interview with screenwriter Rick Stempson regarding the BlueCat Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/07/2007
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