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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/31/2013 (expired)

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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Working Writer Contest

Final Deadline: 04/01/2013 (expired)

Our goal is to get our writers' scripts in the hands of high profile production companies, agencies and managers and HELP THEIR MOVIES GET MADE. Our passion is opening doors for writers.

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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

The Green Screen Challenge

Final Deadline: 04/12/2013 (expired)

Pixel Productions is proud to announce our Green Screen Challenge! Do you have a short script that you’ve always wanted to see come to life? What about a good idea for one that you’ve needed an excuse to write? Well now’s your chance! Enter your short script of between 1 and 2 pages and we’ll shoot it against our green screen cyc wall, edit it for you, and put it out there for everyone to see.

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Sunset Film Festival - Los Angeles

Final Deadline: 04/13/2013 (expired)

MISSION: The mission is simple: Promote filmmakers and screen writers. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Lots of films are rejected at film 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.

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Las Vegas International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/15/2013 (expired)

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.

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Kay Snow Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 04/19/2013 (expired)

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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Rod Serling Short Script Competition

Final Deadline: 04/30/2013 (expired)

Entries are now being accepted for the Rod Serling Conference's Short Feature Scriptwriting competition. The conference is scheduled for November 2013 in Los Angeles. Top 5 finalists will be judged by Carol Serling. Each script must be written in the same genre and spirit that would have been suitable to conform with episodes for either THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY.

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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.

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Screenwriting Goldmine

Final Deadline: 05/09/2013 (expired)

Since 2007, Screenwriting Goldmine has shown a passionate commitment to supporting screenwriters as they develop the skills and contacts to break into the industry. This is the second year of our international screenplay contest, and once again we are searching for five great new writers. We want to introduce them and their work to some very powerful industry players.

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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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Gideon Media Arts Conference & Film Festival Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2013 (expired)

To provide an outlet for faith based screenwriters to hone their skills and be competitive with secular screenwriters.

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/15/2013 (expired)

Screamfest was formed in order to give filmmakers and writers in the horror/sci-fi genres a venue to have their work showcased to people in the industry. We are very proud that the majority of the films showcased now have distribution.

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Roswell International Film Festival and Digital Shootout

Final Deadline: 05/24/2013 (expired)

The Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival and Digital-shootout (RISF) is looking for your short scripts to make into a movie. The RISF 2013 Digital Film Shoot-Out is the only filmmaking experience dedicated to bringing a screenwriters vision from “script to screen” in one week. The RISF Digital Film Shoot-Out will provide crew and equipment (A $50,000 dollar value) to five filmmakers who have the opportunity to direct their winning short that will screen at the RISF Digital Film Gala at the end of the week! This is a non-union, non-pay opportunity, but the RISF committee will be provided lodging, on-set meals, IMDB credit and “significant exposure” at the international film festival.

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Fresh Voices Pitch Contest

Final Deadline: 05/31/2013 (expired)

Write your next script with professional mentoring! Submit your one-three (1-3) page synopsis, treatment, outline, beat-sheet or concept summary and you could get paid to turn your idea into a feature length screenplay. The Grand Prize winner will work with an established manager/producer who'll offer mentorship, career consultation and professional guidance throughout the development process including feedback and script notes.

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Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship

Final Deadline: 05/31/2013 (expired)

To seek out and employ culturally and ethnically diverse new writers.

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ENDAS International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2013 (expired)

ENDAS International Screenplay Competition is produced by ENDAS, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering sports and culture. ENDAS International Screenplay Competition strives to encourage artistic innovation, promote, and foster new and creative authors.

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Warner Bros. Writers Workshop

Final Deadline: 06/01/2013 (expired)

For over 30 years, the Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop has been the premier writing program for new writers looking to start and further their career in the world of television. The list of graduates who have gone on to do great things is long: Terrance Winter (Boardwalk Empire), Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives), Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) and Felicia Henderson (Soul Food) to name a few.

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Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 06/01/2013 (expired)

Our objective is to discover and promote quality screenplays of any genre.

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Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 06/03/2013 (expired)

Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition for more than 80 years. Enter our 82nd Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win and have your work be seen by editors and agents! The winning entries will also be on display in the 82nd Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.

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The Oaxaca FilmFest Screenwriter Competition

Final Deadline: 06/14/2013 (expired)

The Oaxaca FilmFest Screenwriter Competition Is Now Accepting Submissions For The 2013 Season. Oaxaca FilmFest announces it's fourth edition, scheduled for November 16th-23rd, 2013 in Oaxaca, Mexico and with the announcement rolls out a aggressive expansion of the Festival's Screen Writing Section. The international film festival was founded in the City of Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico, in 2010 and is a uniquely successful collaboration between the private and public sector.

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Writers Store Industry Insider Television Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 06/15/2013 (expired)

Some of today's most exciting storytelling happens on the small screen. From dramas like Homeland, Mad Men and Breaking Bad to comedies like The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family, television has evolved to become the writer's realm, where the most talented scribes rule season after season. Sound like a dream job? Then get ready for your chance to break in to the dynamic world of writing for TV! The Industry Insider Television Writing Contest is a one-of-a-kind competition that offers every entrant the unique chance to learn about the Industry, while also creating and writing a television pilot script.

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Slamdance Screenwriting and Teleplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/02/2013 (expired)

The Slamdance Screenwriting and Teleplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and supporting emerging writing talent. To that end, we are unveiling an exciting new partnership this year with JuntoBox Films who will be awarding a Grand Prize of $10,000 cash and a $50,000 production grant to the winning feature script. JuntoBox Films’ goal of producing films and finding writers with innovative and interesting stories is a great fit with what Slamdance strives to achieve.

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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/15/2013 (expired)

2 Grand Prize Winners will win a trip and Producers Badge to the AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE and have a Table Reading of your screenplay by Professional Actors! Alvaro Rodriguez to narrate your 'Table Read'.

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Reality TV Format Awards

Final Deadline: 07/30/2013 (expired)

WIN PRODUCING DEALS! The Reality TV Format Awards is the television industry's newest platform of recognition designed to reward and discover the greatest new original formats and concepts for reality TV programming. Writers & Creators may submit any original reality-based television concept or format for entry in the Reality TV Format Awards online.

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All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2013 (expired)

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

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Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC

Final Deadline: 08/01/2013 (expired)

From page to production, from production to profession, the Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (BSFFNYC) is dedicated to helping filmmakers get their films seen, distributed and grow their career paths by showcasing short films under 20 minutes competing for cash awards in the categories: Comedy, Drama, Documentary and Animation. The BSFFNYC presents a Short Screenplay Competition where short screenplays 15 pages and under have staged reading and compete for cash awards in the categories of Comedy and Drama.

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Imagination Series Film Competition

Final Deadline: 08/04/2013 (expired)

Read the short script written by Geoffrey Fletcher. It's been stripped of all stage direction and genre. YOU decide everything about how these words play out on screen. Write your treatment and submit. No experience required, just imagination.

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Script Exposure Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 08/15/2013 (expired)

The Script Exposure Screenwriting competition main objective is to find great scripts in any genre and pass them on to working Hollywood professionals, such as: Agents, Managers and Producers. We're about helping the screenwriter get connected. And with a very low entry fee of $20, The Script Exposure Screenwriting competition is the most affordable competition any writer can enter.

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Los Angeles Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/31/2013 (expired)

Before any film is cast, financed, produced or distributed, there must be a high quality screenplay. The Los Angeles Screenplay Competition is run by people who produce feature films. We are specifically looking for screenplays to produce and talented screenwriters to contract to write screenplays for production.

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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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Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 08/31/2013 (expired)

The NFO competition seeks to provide unsold writers a means to hone their craft as writers, get them a proverbial "a foot in the door" into the filmmaking industry, while encouraging the creation of scripts (and hopefully future productions) specific to Nevada.

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Prototype

Final Deadline: 08/31/2013 (expired)

"Prototype" is an online film program in partnership with New Regency Productions, the studio behind "Fight Club" and "The Internship." The program will utilize Break Media’s vast digital platforms to discover up and coming directorial talent and connect them directly with Hollywood. Eight promising filmmakers will be awarded $20,000 each to direct their own action, sci-fi or effects-driven short film.

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Chicago Screenwriters Network

Final Deadline: 09/01/2013 (expired)

To introduce Midwestern screenwriters to Hollywood production companies and representatives.

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We Got Spirit TV Series

Final Deadline: 09/02/2013 (expired)

We are looking for TV writers who want to get in on the ground floor (actually the sub-basement) of a new series. We are in the process of funding the venture through Kickstarter. Once we have the funds, we will need a writer's room. We'd like to get people familiar with the concept now so that we can hit the ground running. We will be accepting pitches for stand alone episodes for the series now.

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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.

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Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/06/2013 (expired)

As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem. By accepting all submitted screenplays and judging them based upon their quality -- not their source or their standardized formatting or the quality of the brads holding them together -- Screenplay Festival looks to give undiscovered screenwriters an opportunity to rise above the crowd.

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Ohio Independent Screenplay Awards

Final Deadline: 09/07/2013 (expired)

Personal coverage and feedback from programmers and readers on your screenplay will be available to every screenplay entrant. Cash prizes are awarded in each of three categories — Best Screenplay, Best Voice of Color Screenplay (written by or about people of color), and Best Northcoast Screenplay (set in or about northern Ohio). Additionally, one winning screenplay will be chosen to be read at SCRIPT MILL, Independent Pictures' un-staged screenplay reading program, in November 2011.

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Filmshift Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/12/2013 (expired)

Filmshift is committed to advancing the craft of screenwriting as well as the progress of independent screenwriters themselves through our annual screenplay competition. We offer awards including Final Draft screenwriting software, InkTip access awards, and a variety of awards from Script Pipeline . We accept both feature-length and short film scripts of all genres and styles that tell strong and original stories.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2013 (expired)

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is an inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor true film artists. RIFF welcomes produced films and screenplays of all genres and niches (features & shorts). The festival offers an array of film screenings, industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre.

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ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Final Deadline: 09/15/2013 (expired)

Brought to you by ScreenCraft and Script Chix, our mission is to connect great TV scripts with great producers and network executives. If you are an aspiring screenwriter with a one hour drama pilot teleplay, we want to read your script!

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MANIACAL

Final Deadline: 09/30/2013 (expired)

To write a short 20 page screenplay titled, 'MANIACAL', suitable for future production, based on the following log line: Sweet young girl’s life is turned upside down by a destructive life-changing event that causes her to become a cold blooded revenge killer. The cash PURCHASE Prize is $350.00. In the event the winning screenplay is produced, writer will receive a writer credit.

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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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R.I.P Horror Film Festival Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2013 (expired)

To promote and celebrate all things horror and to foster new horror voices.

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Writing for the Future

Final Deadline: 10/18/2013 (expired)

Open Curtain would like to read stories from you. We know there are good writers that have an interesting story to tell the world, and would like to see their story come to life. This is where we come in to help bring your story to life. We’re looking for the top 50 stories (Feature or Short) to be in our contest. The 1st and 2nd winners will win cash prize and a possibility to have his or her story put into our production.

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trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/27/2013 (expired)

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.

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Write Reality TV

Final Deadline: 10/31/2013 (expired)

Write Reality is a competition dedicated to finding the next hit reality show idea. Entrants are asked to write a short summary of their idea for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $2200 and consideration by top reality production companies such as MPH Entertainment (The Dog Whisperer), 44 Blue Productions (Lock Up), GRB Entertainment (Intervention), Buck Productions (Cake Walk), T Group Productions (Storage Wars) and Paper Route Productions (Yukon Men).

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Writers Store Screenplay Replay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2013 (expired)

Screenplay Replay is an international competition calling for submissions of complete full-length screenplays in any genre. From these entries, one lucky winner will be chosen by our panel of esteemed judges to work with a successful ghostwriter to adapt his or her screenplay into a novel, which will be published through an imprint of F+W Media, and sold through major distribution channels.

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Los angeles International Underground Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/06/2013 (expired)

The Los angeles International Underground Film Festival celebrates the efforts and accomplishments of true underground artists from around the world. Filmmakers, writers, etc., who capitalize on their creative intuition to create memorable and inspiring pieces of work when major budgets do not exist.

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Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2013 (expired)

The 2013 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition has an all-star lineup of industry judges and even greater opportunities for our winners to launch their career! Acclaimed Hollywood director Joel Schumacher (St. Elmo's Fire, Time To Kill, Batman Forever, 8MM, Phone Booth, Tigerland, Phantom of the Opera, Trespass, House of Cards) and top literary manager Evan Cavic (Principato-Young Ent.

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