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Contests Found: 97

Depth of Field International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/12/2015

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Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

Our festival specializes in Horror, SF, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Crime Drama and Animation. We also have a categories for Original Un-Produced Screenplays (feature length only), Fan Films, Web Series and Music Videos. This year we are accepting Comedies and Family Films as well. Our Micro-Short category is specifically designed to accommodate short films under 7 mins in length, including those produced for the 48 Hr.

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Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival was founded by and for independent filmmakers who seek to recognize the craft of this century’s filmmakers and storytellers from around the globe. As the world gets smaller, and our ability to connect with global cultures becomes easier, we are bringing the world together through the art of film.

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International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

IFFF builds a peaceful global family through the discovery and sharing of quality stories by emerging artists and productions companies.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is a competitive festival that screens more than 120 international cutting edge films, making it one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest international competitive festivals. RIFF provides industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, the creative FLOW conference, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the Bowtie Criterion/Movieland and the historic Byrd Theatre.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

Breaking Walls is a contest for thriller screenplays with contacts at established Hollywood literary representation and production companies who have agreed to consider the full winning script and the top finalists' loglines. Well-written thrillers are always an excellent way for writers to show Hollywood pros a combination of commerciality, unique voice, and a clear understanding of effective feature film narrative.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

New York Los Angeles International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

The chief principle behind the NYLA International film festival is to create prominent networking and artistic interaction between talented independent filmmakers, writers, distributers and film enthusiast. The New York Los Angeles International Film Festival is a biannual event taking place in two of the biggest media cities in the world.

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TheWriteRoom Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

TheWriteRoom.Org/Screenwriting Competition/2015 seeks to support and nurture the artistic entertainment literature(screenplays) of Women for the benefit of an international and domestic audience. Male writers are also invited to participate but all screenplay entries must EITHER have a female protagonist(s), feature dimensional female character(s) and/or have been either WRITTEN, CO-WRITTEN by a woman.

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Courier Awards

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Welcome to the Courier Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging filmmakers. The Courier Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions and screeners. We invite you to enter the 2015 Courier Awards competition!

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Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest Round 12

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Win an A-List Screenwriter Experience and Gain Unparalleled Access. Break out your scriptwriting software and get to work, because the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest gives you the unique opportunity to turn one of these three loglines into a solid spec screenplay that could be your ticket to Hollywood success. Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? Working from one of these loglines, you’re challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept.

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Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

Circus Road wants to find a great project to produce. We have produced and sold films in all genres. We will analyze all finalists with an eye towards optioning one or more screenplays for production.

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Too Short to Die Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

There are a lot of scripts written around the world and very few of them get made into films. What happens with all the other scripts aren’t they also hard work, shouldn’t they have a chance to be read, to be found, to be noticed? We think they do! That is why we decided to create an interactive and transparent system - short screenplay competition.

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Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

Our target is to recognize and reward the part-time writer, independent filmmaker, international screenwriter, or that ambitious writer-director who creates an artistic and innovative short screenplay. Our aim is to appeal to the up and coming creators or collaborators who have written their short screenplay with the intention of it being produced down the road.

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Los Angeles Film and Script Festival

Final Deadline: 10/02/2015

The primary objective of the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival is to provide a platform for talented independent filmmakers and writers from around the world who are trying to increase their distribution and production opportunities. The LAFSF’s numerous award possibilities gives independents the chance to receive the accolades they deserve.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Final Deadline: 10/14/2015

To discover genre writers and to break them into the industry.

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Los Angeles Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

The Los Angeles Screenplay Contest was created to give screenwriters a new point of access to the film industry and to have their scripts read by professional, industry script readers and create opportunities to sell their stories.

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Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

As part of its ongoing mission to promote Science Fiction, Other Worlds Austin seeks to reward creativity in its earliest stages and encourage writers to keep working in the genre. Whether it's a feature, a short, a tv pilot, a spec of your favorite on air show, or a Retro-Spec for a long gone show, OWA wants to see your best scripts. And unlike some other competitions, The Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest is a celebration of writing skill, not feasibility of production.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

Our intention is to help open doors for the aspiring television writer. There are four categories you can submit to, which include 1 hour existing spec scripts, 1/2 hour existing sitcom spec scripts, original pilots, and reality programs. This competition is designed with the TV writer and crossover screenwriter in mind. The participants we have chosen to read the winning scripts are individuals from established production companies.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/24/2015

To introduce writers to the decision makers of traditional broadcast television, the cable market, and multi-media outlets. Competition winners will have their material read by experienced producers and agents in L.A. and N.Y.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 12 Comments

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/24/2015

To introduce writers to the decision makers in film and multimedia markets. Top script receives $1,000 and ALL competition winners, runners-up, and finalists will earn the chance to have their scripts read by established production companies and agents in LA and NY. We strive to provide commentary on each script.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/25/2015

We don't offer any of the usual screenplay contest smoke and mirrors. No coverage from someone being paid $10 per script (please ask Mom). No cash (please ask Grandma) or writing clinics from gurus who have never sold a screenplay (Dad?). What our winners do receive is: INDUSTRY ACCESS AND INDUSTRY READS.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Open to writers of all levels and backgrounds, the StoryPros International's objective is to recognize, support and promote your work with financial rewards, software and services -- as well as providing an open door to industry professionals with guaranteed reads and promotion to our network of contacts. Past entrants and winners have gone on to representation, options, assignments and sales.

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Scriptapalooza Fellowship

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

The fellowship program was developed to honor dedicated writers and to help further their creative process and skills. Writing in itself is a journey and we would like to facilitate the process by giving the fellows the opportunity to be surrounded by like-minded professionals and individuals. Application Requirements: Completed application and fee.

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Marquee Lights Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Welcome to the Marquee Lights Competition! We discover new screenwriters and filmmakers, offering affordable entry fees and a $500 cash award to the top screenplay and short film. We invite you to enter the 2015 Marquee Lights Competition!

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Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Whether you are a filmmaker, a distributor, or a film enthusiast – the Festival offers you an exciting look into the latest movies to hit the market. Our goal is to bring you the best in the latest films and TV episodes that will encourage, challenge and inspire us to positive values and a greater understanding of the human journey.

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Writers Store Spotlight Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Our professional studio readers will carefully read every submission. From these entries, 25 semi-finalists will make it to the next stage and enjoy an honorable mention in Script Magazine and an annual membership to ScreewritingDirectory.com. Next, we’ll narrow it down to 10 finalists who will score a consultation with a ScriptXpert Story Coach, and a one-year ISA CONNECT membership.

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CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship

Final Deadline: 11/01/2015

The CineStory Foundation has always believed in helping writers find their voice. We’re entering a world in which the ways to tell stories are limitless. Those stories always begin with a blank page. Our goal with the TV/Digital Series Retreat is to assist writers, whether they long for the collaborative nature of Television or they dream of going out on their own to create their own web series.

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Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/01/2015

Based in the Hollywood Hills – home to many of the world’s top screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers – the Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition offers screenwriters the opportunity to show they belong with the other masters of their craft! With over $1,000 dollars in prizes for feature and short screenplays, our mission is to discover and reward screenwriters who excel in the art of storytelling.

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Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/02/2015

Created by Dr. Ted Baehr, founder, publisher and executive producer of MOVIEGUIDE® and founder and chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission, and Dr. Jack Templeton, the primary purpose of the prize is to further the influence of moral and spiritual values within the film and television industries. Seeking to promote a spiritually uplifting, redemptive worldview, MOVIEGUIDE® announces the Kairos Prize that will help inspire first-time and beginning screenwriters to produce compelling, entertaining, spiritually uplifting scripts that result in a greater increase in either man’s love or understanding of God.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/05/2015

Now in our 6th year, Fresh Voices has become known as a screenplay contest designed to identify and nurture the most promising new voices in screenwriting. Since its inception, Fresh Voices has developed a successful track record of discovering new screenwriters with many of our past winners now signed by representation, produced and staffed on TV series.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 23 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2015

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Cinequest loves writers, and we welcome you to submit your screenplay or teleplay to our renowned competition. The Top 10 Finalists receive many empowering benefits including: VIP All Access passes the Cinequest Film Festival and exclusive Writers Celebration, plus exposure to leading industry players and inspiring luminaries.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 9 Comments

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2015

The Call for Entries for the 2016 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition is now open! From April 1 to April 10, 2016, we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary, and we’re looking to you to help us make it our best festival yet. We are looking for innovative and compelling storytelling, for characters that surprise and challenge you, for words that pop off the page, and for narratives that twist and turn like a country back road.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2015

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.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 162 Comments

Beaufort International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/15/2015

In 2016 The Beaufort Regional Film Commission and the Beaufort Film Society will present the Tenth Annual Beaufort International Film Festival. Five days of international and local short films, feature films, animation, filmmakers surprises, educational forums, guest speakers, parties, and the quiet charm of historic Beaufort will all be on display.

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Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/22/2015

The intent of MiSciFi is to showcase the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, and other imaginatively-themed films from around the world. This celebration is set in the trendy and progressively global megalopolis of Miami Florida. Our creative and inspirational environment is ideal to explore films that ponder the infinite possibilities our multiverse holds.

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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 11/22/2015

To discover innovative, marketable, high-concept projects for studio-level development, including feature screenplays, TV material, and media content.

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AURA Screenwriter Awards

Final Deadline: 11/27/2015

Welcome to the Aura Screenwriter Awards! Our mission is to recognize new and emerging screenwriters and filmmakers. We offer cash awards and competitive entry fees!

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Screenwriter Showcase Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/30/2015

The goal of our annual screenwriting contest is to showcase talented screenwriters.

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CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 11/30/2015

CrowdSource Studios was founded by professional screenwriters, actors, directors & producers to give unknown creative talent a real opportunity to be discovered & have their work PRODUCED by Pro's. Most script competitions offer prizes including publicity, connections & merchandise. We do that too... plus two more HUGE things: The Grand Prize Winner of our Competition will have their script FAST TRACKED INTO PRODUCTION & WILL ALSO RECEIVE AN EQUITY POSITION IN THE FINISHED FILM!

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Reel Authors Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2015

Dedicated to serving filmmakers and their audiences by celebrating excellence in filmmaking, the Columbus Film Council believes in educating and entertaining people with the art and experience of film and video. Founded in 1950 by a group of progressive educators, the Film Council, through the Columbus International Film + Video Festival (a 6 day event in downtown Columbus), continues their legacy, honoring and screening the work of makers whose creations of vision, beauty and power help us understand the complexities of our world by using their committed artistry to touch our minds and hearts.

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TVWriter.com Spec Scriptacular

Final Deadline: 12/01/2015

The basic fact about the television business is that in order to get into it you, the writer, must have at least 3 great spec episodes written for existing shows. These episodes are your calling card. They demonstrate that you have what it takes to write "on assignment." In other words, they show that your writing can meet the demands of a show's individual (we would never say "peculiar") style.

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Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/08/2015

To discover original, high-concept TV show ideas and develop the winning material with the writer for circulation network execs and television producers.

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Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/08/2015

To discover original, high-concept feature film ideas and develop the winning material with the writer for studio circulation.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Back in the Box Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/10/2015

Have you ever asked yourself "How will anyone know how good my screenplay is, if it never made into a film?" Here is your chance to see your screenplay brought to life. The winner in each category will receive a custom certificate or festival plaque. Also, winners are eligible for IMDB credit as this competition is an IMDB qualified event.

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WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/11/2015

MISSION: With over $10,000 in cash and prizes, a mentorship with acclaimed producer Douglas Saylor Jr, and industry promotion of our winners and finalists, our mission is to provide exposure and support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. FEEDBACK: We believe that writers need feedback to improve, which is why we provide the first round judges' score cards to every entrant at no additional charge.

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International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema

Final Deadline: 12/14/2015

The International Filmmaker Film Festival of World Cinema LONDON is a unique Film and Unproduced Script event in its 8th year that is celebrating the best and most popular independent and studio films from the global film industry, and has wonderful opportunities for the business of film,

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Pasadena International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 12/18/2015

Now Pasadena has its very own film festival. The old world of film meets the emerging world of new media in the Pasadena International Film Festival. We plan to showcase classics from the very beginning of Hollywood’s golden era, while introducing new media projects. There will be an opening night "Great Gatsby" gala, a closing night black tie Awards Ceremony, and every evening we will host a post-screening mixer at a venue that reflects Old Hollywood -- an era of grace, elegance, and mystery.

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Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Final Deadline: 12/20/2015

THE HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (HRIFF) was started to help support and promote independent cinema in Los Angeles, encouraging filmmakers with unique or non-mainstream visions to create films. By offering cash, prizes and awards, the Festival's goal is to stimulate filmmakers in the creation of quality new work. Through offering multiple screenings of the best films to be viewed in theaters by industry professionals and fellow filmmakers, the Festival hopes to give these films an opportunity to find distribution and garner media attention, as well as to provide filmmakers a chance for their work to be shown on the big screen.

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Houston Comedy Film Festival

Final Deadline: 12/31/2015

The Houston Comedy Film Festival (HCFF) is a unique forum for comedy filmmakers from all over the world to showcase their creative works in Houston, Texas.

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True Tales Movie Idea & Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2015

Offering opportunities for writers and creatives to sell their true story script or movie idea for film or television development with monthly awards including Producer Representation and Advisory Sessions. Accepting TRUE STORY scripts and ideas only.

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