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Contests Found: 435

Hollywood Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/10/2014 (expired)

Our aim, quite simply, is to discover and recognize the brightest new talent and original voices in storytelling from around the world. We identify emerging talent and place top new writers firmly on the industry's radar directly in the heart of the motion picture capital of the world.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 20 Comments

hollywoodscript.com monthly contest

Final Deadline: Last Day of any calender month

We pick the best and most marketable (in our opinion of course) CLIENT SCRIPT and announce it with shameless prominence on the MAIN page of our web site. Our winner will also be invited to POST their log line, link and even a scene or two (if you so choose) from your winning work to which we’ll add our GLOWING REVIEW and convert the whole thing into professional “COVERAGE” (FOR FREE) which can be used for submission purposes as well as being POSTED on our site.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 26 Comments

Honolulu Film Awards

Final Deadline: 03/10/2016

The Honolulu Film Awards is a crossroads of the world, bridging the gap between East and West, in the spirit of independent cinema and the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. The Honolulu Film Awards recognizes outstanding achievement in filmmaking from around the world. It is our mission to recognize and celebrate the finest independent cinema the world has to offer while helping to advance the careers of promising filmmakers by providing a platform through which their talents can be recognized.

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Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2015 (expired)

A haunted event for the living and dead.

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Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/20/2014 (expired)

To promote the horror genre in screenplay form.

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

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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How To Get My Screenplay Produced

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

To give honest, in depth feedback to writers that they can actually use. Winning writer gets 30% of the entry fees so that they can hopefully produce their film. We offer free advice on how to create a low/no budget feature that can get your script produced, go to film festivals, win awards and get distribution.

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Howling Myth Media Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/30/2013 (expired)

Writing a story is an act of creation, an illuminating feat unto itself, regardless of whether it ever appears on the silver screen. This contest means to recognize the creative efforts of writers who have endowed their work with spirit, vigor, and a spark of intrigue.

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Idaho Screenwriters Association/Idaho Media Professionals

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

We are looking for imaginative, well- developed scripts with interesting characters and emotional punch in any genre. Script must have a Pacific Northwest setting (Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Montana)

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Idaho Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/05/2015 (expired)

To help aspiring screenwriters get their short scripts noticed, and give them feedback on their work.

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IFIPG Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014 (expired)

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

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Illinois International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016

Through screenings and associated events, the festival aims to present a wide spectrum of filmmaking - feature films, documentaries, animation, short films, experimental, student work, big budget, micro-budget, trailers and so on. The Illinois International Film Festival brings audiences and filmmakers together to better enjoy the art and fun of filmmaking.

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Independent Film Quarterly Film and Webisode Festival

Final Deadline: 05/30/2014 (expired)

An established and recognized magazine on the film circuit, Independent Film Quarterly brings you our Film & Webisode Festival. The festival provides a platform where filmmakers can showcase their work (features, shorts, webisodes, animation, music videos and documentaries) and increase opportunities for producers and maximize potential for distribution.

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Indie Fest USA

Final Deadline: 09/12/2014 (expired)

Indie Fest USA Int’l Film Festival, established in 2007, is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of exceptional independent films from the US and International filmmakers then adding outstanding local and regional bands and solo artists in genres including rock, alt. rock, jazz, folk, cover and indie. To date we have screened in excess of 1500 films from around the world, been attended by more than 1700 filmmakers and 15,000 film fans.

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Indie Gathering Script Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2015 (expired)

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

Indie Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/05/2014 (expired)

The Indie Horror Film Festival (formerly known as “Indy Horror Film Festival) returned from the dead in 2010 with hopes of swallowing mortals whole and filling their souls with a thirst for blood and horror. The Indie Horror Film Festival screens films from all over the world and brings the best of blood, gore and horror to the big screen for you to enjoy!

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IndieProducer iP Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

To extend a hand to those writers outside of the Hollywood system that have yet to attain their dream.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 8 Comments

Insight Festival Student Filmmaker Award

Final Deadline: 05/07/2015 (expired)

To find the student filmmaker in the UK with the best potential to gain the most benefit from a six-week, all-expenses-paid internship with a film production company near Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA. Entrants can submit a two-page synopsis and a five-page script extract as well as filling out the online entry form.

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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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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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International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/17/2014 (expired)

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

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International Independent Film Awards

Final Deadline: 04/24/2015 (expired)

The International Independent Film Awards is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the many talented independent filmmakers and artists from around the world who share their visions in a powerful, creative and entertaining way. The IIFA is looking forward to kicking off this Spring session by awarding many of the gifted, filmmakers, screenwriters and artist of our generation.

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International Trailers and Scripts LA Film Fest

Final Deadline: 02/21/2015 (expired)

ITS LA Film Fest, was established by the local LA indie entertainment industry leaders; Producers, directors, agents, writers, IT, and businessmen. Working to represent & award, indie legendary giants, the working filmmaker and our future student filmmakers. Supporting, mentoring and representing the Indie community in all genres of filmography.

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Internet Movie Logline Creator Monthly Logline Contest

Final Deadline:

To help writers hone their loglines by competing with and judging their peers.

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Irvine Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014 (expired)

The Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) celebrates the power of individual expression and diverse points of views.

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ISA Fast Track

Final Deadline: 09/01/2015

The FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP is here to help propel your career forward with individual meetings and experiences, which will expand your knowledge of the industry and present you with relationships that could last a lifetime! Two writers will be flown to Los Angeles for a week of meetings with high-level executives, managers, and producers.

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Jacob Krueger Fellowship in Costa Rica

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

Imagine 10 days where the only thing you had to focus on was your screenwriting. Imagine 10 days of world class professional mentorship to help you develop your craft and take your writing to the next level. Imagine a community of writers that shares your goals, and can help you to achieve them. Imagine it taking place in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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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

Kay Snow Writing Contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The purpose of this annual writing contest, named in honor of Willamette Writer's founder, Kay Snow, is to help writers reach professional goals in writing in a broad array of categories; and to encourage student writers.

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KCWIFT and KC Film Fest Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/18/2014 (expired)

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

Kids First! Film Festival

Final Deadline: Quarterly deadlines: February 15; May 15; August 15; November 15.

We do full recommendations by trained jurors, providing in-depth feedback for screenwriters. Our annual Best of Fest Award is for the first, second and third place winners for Best Screenplay for the previous year.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 1 Comment

Komedy Ink Script Battle

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Komedy Ink Script Battle provides a platform dedicated to comedic screenwriters to not only win cash, but to have their scripts seen by people that matter... Hollywood Producers.

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Kuzmacinema Feature Script Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The objective of Kuzmacinema Feature Script Competition to discover a great independent feature script for following production. Screenplays must meet standard feature-length screenplay format. Allusions and citations from the world culture legacy are allowed as well as elements of absurdity or poetic manner. The next genres are not allowed: Crime, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller.

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L.A. Comedy Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

LA Comedy Festival and Screenplay Competition is now celebrating its 10th season. It is the largest combined live comedy and film festival in the United States with a mission of ''Finding the Funny''. We pride ourselves in being the premier DISCOVERY festival for the next great comedic talents of both stage and screen. Premiered short films have gone on to with the OSCAR, a premiered web series is currently in development for network TV and films that we premiered have received theatrical distribution and many have continued on to festivals around the globe including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

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

L.A. Comedy Scripts Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 01/17/2014 (expired)

The number one stop for comedy scripts and comedy short films! L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is dedicated to getting you noticed. Getting you introduced to people who will hire you. Oh yeah, and we REALLY want you to have a good time! ABOUT THE FESTIVAL In our first five years, we were voted one of the ''Top Ten Film Festivals in the U.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

L.A. Independent Artist Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/24/2015 (expired)

At the Los Angeles based Independent Artist Film Festival (IAFF) we believe in the power of celebrating and spotlighting the true indie film maker. We understand what a difficult task it is to create a masterpiece independently... No budget... Just a dream. At the IAFF we award the project, not the names attached. Unlike the more commercialized festivals, we focus on giving you a platform to truly showcase your work.

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L.A. Neo Noir Film & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 05/16/2015 (expired)

Celebrate, showcase, AND sell the work of the greatest independent unknown L.A. Neo Noir filmmakers and screenwriters from L.A. and around the world. We've done this twice. This third time plus YOU equals neo noir magic! If you have a neo noir film, this is the only festival specifically made for you. If you have a script you'd like to see as a film, we make your script a live action or animated short that will be screened at our festival for hundreds of working neo noir producers neo noir film lovers.

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L.A. Screenwriter Logline Competition

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Your logline is your one-sentence movie pitch. It’s what producers and agents want to hear before they’ll even glance at your script. Ideally, you should have a solid logline in place before you even start writing your script, because if your idea doesn’t work as a logline, you can be pretty damn sure it won’t work as a script. Winning our monthly competition comes with its share of perks, but everyone who enters this contest comes out ahead, because every single logline submitted receives detailed feedback in five days or less.

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L.A. Shorts Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/26/2014 (expired)

After several years of hiatus we are proud to bring back LA Shorts screenplay competition. Finalists are invited to attend a table reading of the script for a live audience during LA Shorts Fest. The readings are performed by professional actors and actresses in front of an audience, who will vote on their favorites. These votes, along with the scores of the readers, determine the winner.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Landlocked Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

To reward the best of independently written but still unproduced feature-length scripts. To highlight the value of independent filmmaking and filmmakers (which means video as well, of course).

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Las Vegas International Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Las Vegas International Film Festival is one of Las Vegas' premiere film events, taking place annually in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Dedicated to showcasing and promoting the finest quality films and screenplays that the entertainment world has to offer, our mission is to bridge the gap between independent film audiences and filmmakers, as well as to connect emerging filmmakers with established industry professionals.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Las Vegas Lift-Off Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/08/2016

Lift-Off Global Film Festival Network. The Lift-Off Film Festival Global Network is the only worldwide exchange of true independent cinema. Supporting grassroots filmmakers on their quest into the film industry. We are here to help support your professional life in film.

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Las Vegas Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2015 (expired)

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.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Launch Pad Pilot Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2015 (expired)

The sole objective of the Launch Pad Competition is to recognize writers who have the passion and talent deserving of a professional Hollywood career, and with our track record we have shown that we can do just that. That is why the Launch Pad Competitions have led to 63 writers being signed in just 18 months! 9 writers have been staffed. 27 projects set up generating 3 bidding wars.

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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

After a very successful run launching several young careers via our very own TB Recommends program, we have spent the past few months seeking out ways to expand on the idea of what most writers seek in a screenwriting competition – a chance to launch a career and succeed at what they love. And, after several months of conversations with the agents, managers, producers and executives that make up our community and judges panel, we believe we’ve found an excellent expansion to what we set out to do here at TB.

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LezPlay (formerly Women’s Words)

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015 (expired)

Pride Films and Plays' LezPlay 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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Life Fest Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2016

Life Fest is THE film festival dedicated to showcasing films that affirm the intrinsic worth of innocent human life, and the profound significance of each life. LifeFest provides opportunity for learning, networking, and collaboration amongst those who are working to bring high production values to inspiring film.

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Lillian & Varnum Paul Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the Lillian & Varnum Paul Screenwriting Contest. A $10,000 prize will be awarded in 2013 for a new screenplay based on Armenian themes. The award will be presented publicly at a special event. The award will be administered by the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance which has established a panel of noted theatre and film professionals to select the winning script.

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London Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014 (expired)

As a distinguished international film competition, the London Film Awards celebrates and awards independent film's best and brightest talent spanning the globe. The London Film Awards is a medium for both fresh and masterful talent to have their extraordinary work recognized and honored before their industry peers.

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London Independent Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The London Independent Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new emerging film talent.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 3 Comments

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