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#comfest- The Twitter Logline Competition!

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

On Twitter? Want a ticket to #comedyswf? Then check out this FREE contest! Write a tweet of no more than 140 characters (including the hashtag #comfest) - the tweet must be a COMEDY LOGLINE and must describe a story that is either one YOU are working on, or IMAGINARY.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

"100 Screenplays" is a unique contest brought to you by "Screenplay Festival," one of the longest running and highest rated screenplay competitions on MovieBytes. We accept one hundred scripts into each contest, and quickly get the results to you. "!00 Screenplays" is a fast, targeted screenplay contest where every writer who enters goes in knowing exactly how many scripts will be in the competition, and every writer knows that there will be results less than a month after the contest closes.

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

168 Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014 (expired)

Write of Passage Screenwriting Competition is a one-week, mentored competition, which instructs writers as they compete. Industry pros (called Development Executives or DE's) critique writers and judge the 1st round of competition. All submissions are 12-pages and are written in 168 hours (1 week), based on the theme given out at the beginning of the writing week.

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20/20 Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

Finding fresh voices and great scripts by fostering good writers into artistic and commercial success. We are a hands on contest. We do our own reading.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 36 Comments

3 x 3

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

3-page, 3-minute, 3-character screenplays to be shot by multiple student teams in a custom-designed studio set that changes yearly.

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3Pages: A Comedy Scene Writing Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The first 3Pages competition ran in 2001. It has been a decade since we were foolish enough to undertake a competition the first time, but here we are again. The Academy of Film Writing is a school founded by screenwriter and author Max Adams to perpetuate excellence in film writing. The 3Pages contest exists to seek out writers exhibiting exceptional talent and drive and to work with those writers honing their craft and moving their careers forward.

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

72 Script Fest

Final Deadline: 06/19/2014 (expired)

Write a short 8-10 page script in 72 hours! The Winning script will be produced in September 2014 and premiere at 72 Film Fest 2014 in October.

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

A Feeding Frenzy Screenwriting Competition with Feedback

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

All entrants receive feedback on their scripts. Our goal is to help new writers by providing affordable, professional feedback that is neither sugarcoated nor scathing but “encouragingly blunt,” and to give talented writers the opportunity to get their work read by industry decision makers.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 69 Comments

A Film Writer Character Challenge Contest

Final Deadline: 08/31/2013 (expired)

A unique character contest challenge to help writers create great characters for their Screenplays, TV Scripts and Shorts. All entries receive feedback on characters.

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A Film Writer Logline Contest

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Help writers enhance their screenplays.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

A Film Writer Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2013 (expired)

Help discover new or hidden talent that deserves to be recognized by the industry. This is one step towards helping achieve this goal. Every entry receives feedback.

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

A Night of Horror International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

A Night of Horror International Film Festival is Sydney, Australia's leading genre film event, seeks to find and promote talented screenwriters working in the horror genre. Submitted screenplays will be judged by industry professionals, with the three finalist feature scripts being read by a representative of Lionsgate, the world's leading distributor of horror cinema.

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

A&E Unscripted Development Pipeline 

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

A&E Network and the New York Television Festival are back with the second installment of an innovative program seeking original unscripted television treatments from independent producers and doc production companies. Five finalist projects will receive development funding from the network with one winner earning $10,000 and the opportunity to participate in pilot production.

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Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 19 Comments

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

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

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

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

Act One Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Act One Script Competition seeks scripts that exhibit the mastery of craft combined with unparalleled beauty and depth. The winning and finalist scripts will best exemplify the Act One keynotes: Artistry, Professionalism, Meaning and Spirituality. ARTISTRY Writing communicates a fresh and unique voice Characters are well developed and multi-dimensional Plot is clear and offers an appropriate amount of twists, set-ups and payoffs.

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

Action On Film International Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Action on Film Festival is dedicated to filmmakers and to film making, and has developed a program that supports artists and creators and allows them a voice via their work.

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AFC Storytelling International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/30/2013 (expired)

The AFC Storytelling International Screenwriting Competition was conceived to promote understanding of African life through screenplays and documentary projects and to create greater international cooperation in bringing African subject matters and locales to the screen. First held in 1998, this Competition inspired writers from around the world to creatively contribute to a better cultural understanding of Africa.

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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

All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/09/2014 (expired)

We're here to promote the art of screenwriting and filmmaking in the world of sports and competition.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

All Student Screenplay contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

To place student written material into the hands of Hollywood agents and managers.

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Amazing Logline Contest

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To assist talented screenwriters in getting their great loglines in front of Hollywood professionals, in order to get their scripts read by decision makers.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Amazon Studios

Final Deadline: Last day of the month.

Movies have been developed pretty much the same way since talkies were considered cutting-edge. But here at Amazon Studios, we believe 21st-century technology creates opportunities to make and share movies and scripts more easily than ever. We invite you to: Win money. Amazon Studios will award a combined $2.7 million in our first year's worth of monthly and annual contests for the best scripts and movies.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 15 Comments

American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014 (expired)

To promote and support new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

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

American Movie Awards

Final Deadline: 03/31/2014 (expired)

The American Movie Awards were originally founded in 1980 with winners such as Meryl Streep, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, and Steven Spielberg. The event's mission is to award and recognize the very best in independent filmmaking and screenwriting and to help launch the careers of talented new filmmakers and screenwriters. The American Movie Awards have reemerged to become one of indie film's most respected symbols of success.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

AMERICAN SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

Every brilliant film begins with a brilliant screenplay. Do you have what it takes? Our annual screenplay competition is aimed at finding the best and most talented writers from around the world. The main goal of the competition is to uncover the best, unproduced screenplays and in collaboration with the writer help develop and potentially produce them.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/04/2013 (expired)

The contest's aim is to seek out and encourage compelling film narratives, and to introduce the next generation of great screenwriters to today's leading production companies and agencies.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 12 Comments

Amsterdam Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Amsterdam Film Festival proudly supports the art of screenwriting by allowing new talent to be heard and discovered in AFF's annual Screenplay Competition. Top screenplays in the competition are awarded based on the quality and originality of the work. AFF seeks to discover and revere the finest and most original voices in screenwriting from around the globe.

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APM Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2014

The APM Short Screenplay Competition creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their short screenplay PRODUCED, made into a movie and SEEN by audiences and industry professionals all over the world! Our goal is to discover and promote the original works and talents of emerging screenwriters by making their scripts into films that get audiences talking.

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Astana International Action Film Festival Screenplay and Short Film Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Astana International Action Film Festival Screenplay and Short Film Competition is a holiday of fun-filled movies. Every summer famous actors, director and producers making dynamic action films gather in the capital city of Kazakhstan.

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Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition looks to discover high quality screenplays and then help the writer further develop and refine their script through an intensive workshop retreat (December 9-11, 2011) with professional writers and filmmakers.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

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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Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014 (expired)

For the past two decades, Austin Film Festival has been launching writers into their careers. This year, AFF is celebrating its longevity and exponential growth by creating a week that will change your life. With one of the most recognized and prestigious Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, AFF breaks out newcomers from the privacy of their desks and straight into the industry.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 25 Comments

Austin Indie Flix Showcase & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/14/2014 (expired)

To bring TRUE indie films to Austin and the Central Texas area. The showcase will feature shorts, features of all genres at several venues including the Alamo Drafthouse and Blue Starlite Drive In.

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

Austin Revolution Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/01/2015

The Austin Revolution Film Fest shines a light on true independent screenwriters and filmmakers. Our writing competition is sponsored by Ink Tip and Final Draft who provide excellent prizes for the writers in addition to tremendous networking opportunities.

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Back in the Box Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

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 not only receive a cash prize, but will get the opportunity to have their screenplay made into a film upon contract agreement with Fernleif Productions and the writer.

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Bankable Script

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Ready for the opportunity to take your screenwriting to the next level, win $10,000 and other great prizes, and market your script to prominent leaders in the filmmaking industry? Send us your script and find out in less than 2 weeks if your script has what it takes to make it onto our A-list of semi-finalists! We actively work to offer our writers opportunities to both get your script in front of industry professionals as well as improve your craft.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

Bare Bones Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

We champion the struggling independent Auteur who literally does it all or who gathers a close team who contributes what's needed to get their movie make. By having in attendance, mediamakers from all across the U.S. and Canada and by bringing in experienced and award winning directors, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers and stunt professionals to conduct workshops and discussion groups, thus sharing their knowledge, we are paving the way for an independent movie explosion in Oklahoma.

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

Beverly Hills Film Festival

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The annual International Beverly Hills Film Festival was founded in 2001 by award-winning independent filmmaker Nino Simone. The event is dedicated to showcasing and promoting non-studio films to the entertainment industry.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

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

Beyond the Beaten Path Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/01/2014 (expired)

The 2014 Beyond the Beaten Path presented by the SoCal Film Festival has been an annual event since 2005, celebrating the strange, unusual, often funny, and sometimes horrific. We exhibit movies and screenplays, shorts, features and documentary films that go further than the mainstream and “Beyond the Beaten Path.” Join us for another year of oddities in filmmaking! We welcome any genre of movies that is odd and unusual, particularly horror, sci-fi, suspense, paranormal, and experimental.

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BIFF Screenplay to Production Contest

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

BIFF Screenplay to Production Contest (BIFF SPC) offers an opportunity for under-represented screenwriters and filmmakers to produce a film entirely from Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production to a completed finished project on High Definition Format only.

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Big Bear Lake Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/07/2013 (expired)

The Big Bear Lake International Screenwriting Competition stresses providing opportunities for winning screenwriters to make key film industry contacts and to have their script read by our jury panel of Hollywood professionals.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 12 Comments

Big Star Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 08/30/2014 (expired)

The mission of the Big Star Screenwriting Competition is to discover the best unproduced screenplays and to recognize the finest talent and original storytellers from among today's emerging screenwriters. The Competition is sponsored by the non-profit Dallas Screenwriters Association, one of the oldest and largest screenwriting organizations in the country, celebrating our 30th year of nurturing and educating screenwriters and advancing their careers.

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Big Story Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/30/2014 (expired)

The Big Story Group 2013 Screenwriting Competition will provide writers with the opportunity to gain experience and traction in writing feature length screenplay content. Winners will benefit from industry exposure and expert feedback on their scripts. In addition to awards for the top ten entries, all entrants will receive basic coverage for their submitted script.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 1 Comment

Big Sur (CA) Screenwriting Workshop

Final Deadline: 03/01/2013 (expired)

The 2013 Big Sur Screenwriting Workshop is most unique and rewarding screenwriting workshop in the known universe! The workshop, which will be held April 12-14, 2013 at the Lodge in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park (25 miles south of Carmel, CA), will focus on works-in-progress. You must submit and be accepted before registering! The workshop offers participants: * A world-class faculty that includes Emmy Award-winners, Oscar nominees, the Chair of Film and Television Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, academia’s most accomplished professors and the industry’s most innovative producers.

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Big Vision Empty Wallet Screenwriting Showcase & Fellowship

Final Deadline: 05/15/2013 (expired)

BVEW’s writing programs are designed to showcase the work of screenwriters and playwrights, getting it into the hands of industry decision-makers and independent producers. The three BVEW Screenwriting Fellows will meet at least once per month for one year with BVEW founders and industry mentors to further their work creatively and professionally.

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Big Vision Empty Wallet's National Film Pitch Competition

Final Deadline: Contact contest for deadline info.

The purpose of the competition is to discover and provide the next great feature film with tools for its production. The Grand Prize Package - which includes a 30-day HDSLR Camera, a Canon EOS EF “L” Series Lens Package Rental and prizes from Media Services, Redrock Micro, Quick Film Budget, konsonant/, Daryl Eisenberg Casting, and Ataboy - is valued at over $100,000!

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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

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 two written analyses, ensuring each entry is reviewed by two readers, while supporting screenwriters of all levels and stages of development with the constructive feedback all writers require.

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