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Contests Found: 81

Courier Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014

Welcome to the Courier Screenwriting Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging screenwriters. The Courier Screenwriting Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions.

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Writers Store Write Start Contest

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014

Have an idea for a screenplay? With the Write Start Contest, that’s all you need to get started on your Hollywood career! This international competition challenges you to produce a One-Sheet, using our free How to Write a Screenplay One-Sheet tool as a guide. Enter this summary of your script idea in the Write Start Contest, and you could see your work go in front of top Industry Insiders, and be crowned the top winner.

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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

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

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST's focus is to promote all genres of writing focusing on scripts fifteen pages or less in length.

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TVWriter.com Spec Scriptacular

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

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.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 12/07/2014

Only 1000 entries will be accepted. Enter early and save! Out of close to three hundred "contest sites," WriteMovies is one of only a handful that has produced movies from winning projects. "The List", was written by WriteMovies winner Marcus Folmar. It featured Jane Lynch (GLEE), Brad Dourif, Illeana Douglas, Wayne Brady and Sydney Poitier and was acquired by Warner Bros.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 56 Comments

WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/10/2014

MISSION: With over $5,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotion of our winners and finalists, our mission is to provide industry 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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Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/11/2014

The Feature/Pilot Grand Prize Winner will be flown to Park City, Utah during SUNDANCE to have their screenplay read by professional actors. Plus, a director will workshop some of your scenes. We cover Hotel & Airfare expenses during the festival, and you'll get to network with the people who can change your career! Parties, Panels, Movies, Celebs & more! AND, receive $1,000 CASH!!

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/12/2014

The SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition seeks to encourage, recognize and promote talented screenwriters.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

If you have a TV pilot that you are convinced will have the world coming back week after week, or, if you feel you have a voice that needs to be heard on an exisiting fan-favorite TV show ... then the industry is waiting! Introducing the Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest - we are searching for the next best television writer! There's no question we're in a Golden Age of scripted television right now with some of the best written shows the medium has ever seen hitting the airwaves over the last 10-15 years.

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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

The ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship is designed to jumpstart and continually develop the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and a special trip to Los Angeles filled with meetings and introductions to key entertainment executives, producers and representatives. Applications accepted for feature film scripts and original television pilot scripts.

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Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

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: 12/15/2014

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

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

The Contest Of Contest Winners will join one of two major Film Festivals competing to partner with us in 2015. Watch the website for news and new deadlines. Entering this Fall will automatically enter your script in the new contest. There are dozens of screenwriting competitions, but which screenplay from among the winners of all of these quality competitions is the best of the best? The Contest of Contest Winners hopes to answer that question and shine the spotlight on many accomplished, award-winning screenplays in what amounts to a definitive last shuffle of an elite pack.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 21 Comments

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Challenge

Final Deadline: 12/17/2014

A search for the best short screenplays out there

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

International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/17/2014

To discover the best un-produced short screenplays by talented writers and present their work to LEADING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

KCWIFT and KC Film Fest Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/18/2014

Kansas City Women in Film and Television (KCWIFT) is pleased to announce the KCWIFT & KC FilmFest Short Screenplay Contest. With regard to our mission of empowering, promoting, and mentoring women in the entertainment, media, and communications industries, KCWIFT has partnered with KC FilmFest to host an annual short screenwriting competition exclusively for female filmmakers/screenwriters.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/19/2014

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: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

All Access Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/20/2014

Contest will help writers open the Hollywood Door.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/27/2014

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: 9 Comments

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 12/27/2014

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

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2014

We’re looking for FAMILY-FRIENDLY movies. Whether you have a family drama, comedy, or animated adventure, we want a script that’s entertaining for the whole family (including parents)! Families are the most influential movie-going audience and there is a lack of great content that’s appealing to the whole family. We have producers who are hungry for “four-quadrant” projects to develop.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

CreativeScope Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To provide the best all-around screenplay evaluation. We seek to promote the most artistic screenplays, hoping to advance the careers of aspiring writers.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is an international screenwriting competition dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of the world’s best new emerging screenwriters in the city globally recognized as the center of the movie and television industries. We celebrate and share your passion for storytelling by helping to advance the careers of talented screenwriters, connecting our winners with working industry producers, agents, managers, and development executives.

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

Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To promote writers within the comedy screenplay genre.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: 1 Comment

Script Pipeline Student Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To give the best student screenwriters a rare opportunity at studio-level industry exposure and foster new talent in the early stages of their careers.

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Aura Screenwriter Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

Our mission is to recognize new and emerging screenwriters by providing affordable entry fees and cash awards in all categories for screenwriters that win the Gold Award, Silver Award, or Bronze Award.

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IFIPG Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To find new and upcoming scriptwriters. To help promote scriptwriters and find potential future projects.

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Screenwriting Staffing Logline Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

Posting your logline with Screenwriting Staffing is an easy way to get your screenplay noticed by industry professionals looking for their next project. Our logline pages are browsed by studios and agents on a regular basis. You only have to post your logline once with SS. It's ONLY a onetime fee (but FREE for most!), and you will never have to renew your logline.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 15 Comments

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/14/2015

Coming off of the heels of its tremendously successful inaugural Screenwriting Competition, the 46th annual Nashville Film Festival is proud to open its call for entries for the 2015 contest. With over $60,000 in cash and prizes and potential exposure to celebrated industry executives and studios, the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition is an incredible opportunity for talented writers to get their scripts discovered.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

New Hope Film Festival Script Competition

Final Deadline: 01/30/2015

To discover and nurture overlooked and underappreciated filmmakers from around the globe.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Short Wars

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015

Short Wars is an annual screenplay competition. Submission is FREE!

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

MoviePoet.com ~ Feature Contest

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015

Our goal is threefold: help writers improve their craft, celebrate our best work, and connect writers and their scripts with filmmakers.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Garden State Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/01/2015

The Garden State Film Festival was founded in 2008 to promote the art of filmmaking on all levels by showcasing a wide variety of film, video and animated works, as well as to provide educational programs in the creative arts to the public by industry leaders. Our goal is to present films of the highest quality in both production value and content.

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Top Ten TV Show Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 02/14/2015

Top Ten TV Show, coming to a cable channel near you summer 2015, roasts top ten songs, singers, and reality TV stars, and if you've got a funny screenplay in that style, you can be a part of this festival, and perhaps a part of our TV show writing team.

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Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles

Final Deadline: 02/15/2015

MISSION: The mission is simple: Promote filmmakers and screen writers. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Lots of scripts are rejected at festivals. One of the reasons is that there are too many submissions. Producing a film is one thing. The next step is submitting your film to film festivals. Then you realize that nothing is really happening. The Sunset Film Festival is different.

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Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/15/2015

We are looking for standout screenplays by women. The competition awards the writer who pushes the boundaries of cinema with her original, nuanced characters and dynamic storytelling and dialogue. There are no limitations on content or genre. The main character does not have to be female, but the screenwriter does. Cash awards, as well as a Skype pitch with an executive and pitch preparation for the winning entry.

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Las Vegas Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2015

The Las Vegas Screenplay Contest stands with the few elite and respected screenwriting competitions that can deliver on the promises of prestige and prominence for its winners. We are extremely proud to provide a level of service above and beyond what you will find in the majority of screenplay contests. Our pride comes from our extraordinary staff that has over 30 years of experience and thrives on helping make dreams come true.

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Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final Deadline: 02/28/2015

Nickelodeon’s Writing Program offers aspiring television writers, with diverse backgrounds and experiences, the opportunity to hone their skills while writing for our live action and animated shows. Participants will have hands-on interaction with executives writing spec scripts and pitching story ideas. The Program, developed to broaden Nickelodeon's outreach efforts, provides a salaried position for up to one year.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2015

A haunted event for the living and dead.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

CineStory Foundation Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 03/25/2015

CineStory is a national non-profit dedicated to nurturing emerging screenwriters through mentorship programs. Winners of our competition have gone on to pen films such as IRON MAN, THE CHILDREN OF MEN, BALLAST, KING OF CALIFORNIA and 11:14. Our 2013 Fellow Patrick Tobin had his winning script premiere at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival. One of the main goals of the CineStory Screenwriting Awards is to select up-and-coming screenwriters for our mentorship programs.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 32 Comments

Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 04/15/2015

Creative World Awards (CWA) is an international screenwriting contest that is well known for having the writer's interest at heart when it comes to development and industry promotion. Production: CWA brings an exciting production opportunity to the Grand Prize Winner. This year’s winner will have a short version of their script produced by The MIX, and the film will then get a guaranteed premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 54 Comments

New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 04/20/2015

Honoring Stories Worth Telling. New Media Scripts: All stories in text format. All Genres and lengths welcomed. If you write stories worth telling, this is the category for you. Whether it is short of long form, features, shorts, docs, reality, live, TV, pilots, animation, comedy, sitcom, drama, webseries, anything scripted, this is for you. WGA and Non WGA accepted.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/29/2015

Scriptapalooza was founded in 1998 with the goal of helping as many writers as possible through the competition. We have over 90 production companies, agents and managers reading all the entered scripts. (A complete list of participants is on Scriptapalooza's website.) We actively push the Semifinalists, Finalists, Runners-Up and Winners for a full year with the intention of creating opportunities for the writers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 71 Comments

Women’s Words

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015

Pride Films and Plays' Women’s Work Contest has Stage, Screenplay, and Shorts categories. We aspire to honor excellence in work written by women for film or stage with lesbian characters or themes.

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trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 05/03/2015

To shine a spotlight on new, fresh voices writing for television.

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

Indie Gathering Script Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2015

To recognize excellence in script writing of shorts and features in a wide variety of genres.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2015

To help launch the careers of undiscovered screenwriters and give unprecedented access to studio-level executives.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 56 Comments

Script Pipeline TV Writing Competititon

Final Deadline: 05/20/2015

The Script Pipeline TV Writing Contest has a single goal: to find the next extraordinary television writer. The talent level has risen dramatically in recent contest seasons, as a fast-growing community of aspiring TV writers have proven their skills with both specs and original pilots.

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TVWriter.Com People's Pilot

Final Deadline: 06/01/2015

The People's Pilot is a chance for writers who aren't yet on the "Go-to" list for television pilots to contribute to their work and themselves known to the medium they love by creating the kind of series they want to see, without worrying about the politics of television network and cable channel sales. See website for additional info.

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