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StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/10/2013 (expired)

To promote and support new talent and continue our pledge of creating opportunities for new writers by providing financial rewards, software to assist in future projects, and promotion of the writer and project to agents, studios and production companies. Our winners are routinely requested by top entertainment industry people and many winners have either gained representation and/or had their screenplays optioned.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 24 Comments

Omaha Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/11/2013 (expired)

The Omaha Film Festival celebrates the artistic, educational, and historical importance of motion pictures. It gives independent film artists a platform for sharing their work and creating a dialogue with the community. It introduces audiences to innovative new films and past masterworks of cinema. It promotes the discussion and study of filmmaking.

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

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/11/2013 (expired)

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Now in its tenth year, the competition retains a stellar reputation that hinges in no small part on its knack for exhibiting a compelling mix of stories from around the globe and providing opportunities for writers to tap into a network recognized for accelerating the drive towards success.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Writers Place

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

To assist the aspiring screenwriter in realizing his/her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. To eliminate industry chokepoints that stifle creativity and impede screenplay access to managers,agents & producers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 14 Comments

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

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.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 156 Comments

Extreme Short Script Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

To find a short script for production.

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The Happy Writers

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

To ignite writers' careers and connect them with our vast network of top level production companies, agencies and managers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

Our goal is to help you, the emerging screenwriter develop as a storyteller, show off your talents to industry, and give you some cash to help propel you along in your screenwriting career. The new season of the Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition is proud to announce that we are offering $25,000 in cash prizes as well as a chance to go to Robert McKee's Story Seminar in New York to learn in-depth techniques and lessons on story.

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

Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/18/2013 (expired)

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 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Garden State Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/01/2013 (expired)

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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Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/01/2013 (expired)

The competition focuses on showcasing the work of emerging screenwriters who have not had their work produced or optioned. The competition is especially committed to encouraging writers from rural areas.

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

Storyboard TV - Longform TV Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/01/2013 (expired)

Storyboard TV is an online community of writers, readers, and television watchers that believes in the power of episodic, fictional television to document, enhance, and transform people's lives for the better. The object of Storyboard's long form script competition is to jump start this community and to empower new writers to start creating scripts for television.

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

All Access Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/15/2013 (expired)

Contest will help writers open the Hollywood Door.

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

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2013 (expired)

We're looking for BIG ACTION MOVIES and carefully crafted THRILLERS. Whether you have a tense thriller or a huge, effects-driven action film, WE WANT TO READ YOUR SCREENPLAY. ScreenCraft's screenwriting contests are targeted by genre in order to create the most relevant and helpful prize package for emerging screenwriters looking for exposure to industry executives, producers, agents and managers.

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Arizona Screenplay Challenge

Final Deadline: 12/16/2013 (expired)

To provide feedback and exposure to screenplay writers who have written screenplays that take place inside and outside of Arizona.

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

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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CreativeScope Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2013 (expired)

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

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 01/10/2014 (expired)

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: 22 Comments

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 01/15/2014 (expired)

The Fellowship is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives. This is not merely a contest; it is a chance to enter an intensive program meant to foster relationships with industry professionals. With this first-annual fellowship, we aim to cultivate a growing community of visionary screenwriters with meaningful connections to industry veterans and mentors.

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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

Comedy Ninja Film and Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 01/20/2014 (expired)

L.A.'s COMEDY NINJA Film Festival aims to be an uproarious three-day comedy free-for-all that will have audiences rolling in the aisles as it showcases the funniest work of comedic performers, directors and writers from around the globe.

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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.

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Launch Pad Pilot Competition

Final Deadline: 01/31/2014 (expired)

Our main goal is to provide a community for those in the industry and seeking to enter the industry to gather on a level playing field. With this in mind, we’ve not only become the premiere tracking board for both groups, but we’ve also gone to great lengths to ensure our members are always given the opportunities to succeed. Our grand prize winner will be broadcast across the industry, the site, our partnering sites, and will be mailed to our exclusive mailing list of over 15,000 people, our industry insider list of over 5,500 people, and will be sent individually to agents, managers, executives and producers well beyond our judges panel.

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MoviePoet.com ~ Feature Contest

Final Deadline: 01/31/2014 (expired)

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

Canada International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 01/31/2014 (expired)

To discover and promote new writing talent; and find the best feature-length screenplays in all genres.

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

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 02/03/2014 (expired)

The Nashville Film Festival seeks to give writers the recognition, cash and connections they deserve. We’re offering more than $55,000 in cash and prizes – including Silver-Level Laminates to the Nashville Film Festival to all semifinalists and finalists – and the chance to have your winning scripts read by major studios and production companies.

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KCWIFT and KC Film Fest Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/21/2014 (expired)

Kansas City Women in Film and Television (KCWIFT) is pleased to announce the KCWIFT & Kansas City 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, presented by the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, 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

IWRR Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/22/2014 (expired)

To help and encourage developing screenwriters in the craft of writing well.

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Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship Program

Final Deadline: 02/28/2014 (expired)

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

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 02/28/2014 (expired)

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.

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YouPix.org Where Scripts get a Shot!

Final Deadline: 03/01/2014 (expired)

In Hollywood your script has about a One in a Million chance of being produced ... That sucks! At YouPix.org your script has a One in a Thousand chance of being produced ... That sucks less. No Script or Short Film competition offers you as much as YouPix.org. Our winners make a movie. An actual movie – you don't get a trophy, prize or a monetary gesture that gets you no further in your career.

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Classic City Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/09/2014 (expired)

The Classic City International Film Festival is an annual event for filmmakers (professionals and students) and film lovers alike that was founded and is operated by real-active-independent filmmakers who know exactly what all of you go through to bring your dreams and ideas to the screen. In the shadows of the University of Georgia in the great city of Athens, the CCIFF will seek to fill our program each year with a superb program of feature films, shorts, docs, music videos, foreign films, from around the world and still maintain a special student film and homegrown Georgia film category.

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Honolulu Film Awards

Final Deadline: 03/10/2014 (expired)

The Honolulu Film Awards is a crossroads of the world, bridging the gap between East and West and held annually on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. Surrounded by the sparkling Pacific and spectacular scenery, 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.

Overall rating: 1.5 stars1.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Hill Country Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/14/2014 (expired)

Where raw talent meets raw beauty. HCFF is a five-day independent film festival in the heart of the picturesque Hill Country in Fredericksburg, Texas. The Hill Country Film Festival accepts short and feature films as well as hosts a Short Screenplay Competition (10 pages or less) and a Feature Screenplay Competition (70-120 pages).

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theOffice Fellowship

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (expired)

We are once again offering a FREE 6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP to theOffice. theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace in Brentwood, CA. Our members get free coffee & tea, wifi, Aeron chairs and peace of mind, all in the company of likeminded writers. The fellowship works like this: You send us a sample of your best piece of writing along with why you want this.

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Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (expired)

ALL ENTRIES RECEIVE FEEDBACK in each Round as the script advances! RECOGNITION – to award and validate outstanding works. FEEDBACK – to provide constructive, unbiased critiques from the perspective of Hollywood readers. ASSISTANCE – to help improve the quality of writers' craft and their individual works. EXPOSURE – to place scripts in the hands of decision makers in the film industry.

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

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (expired)

A haunted event for the living and dead.

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

CineStory Foundation Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 03/25/2014 (expired)

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. 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

Euroscript Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/31/2014 (expired)

Win $1,600 worth of script development with one of Euroscript's team of expert editors. Every single entry will receive a detailed bullet-point report, so you'll get feedback on your work even if you don't win. The competition is open to filmmakers of all nationalities, but entries must be written in English. The winner will also get expert advice on how to market their script.

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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

Horror Haiku Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 03/31/2014 (expired)

The HORROR HAIKU Screenwriting Contest opens for submissions on March 10, 2014, and closes for submissions on March 31, 2014, or when 200 submissions have been received. Scripts must be original work by the submitter, no more than 3 pages in length and themed in the horror genre. Submitters must include a Haiku with their screenplay. The title page and Haiku do not count against the 3 page limit.

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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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UCLA Extension Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 04/01/2014 (expired)

The UCLA Extension Feature Film, Television Spec, and Television Pilot Writing Competitions give students the opportunity to receive recognition for screenplays developed in the Writers' Program courses. From the initial scripts submitted to the competition, three finalists will receive in-depth mentoring prior to a final round of industry judging, cash prizes, and guaranteed reads by an agent, manager, producer or creative executive.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 04/15/2014 (expired)

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: 9 Comments

Hoboken International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/20/2014 (expired)

Hoboken International Film Festival ("HIFF") is dedicated to showcasing and promoting fine non-studio films, TV pilots, and screenplays from filmmakers throughout the United States and internationally. Now in its ninth year, the 2014 Hoboken International Film Festival ("HIFF") is being held May 30 to June 5, 2014 at the breathtaking Paramount Theater in Middletown, New York.

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Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/21/2014

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

WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 04/24/2014

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: 55 Comments

American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

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

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

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

To find the best GENRE scripts. Genre scripts are bought and produced more than 10 to 1 over the serious drama, indie, or quirky scripts that typically win screenplay contests. This contest pits genre scripts only against scripts within their genre, and seeks to identify and promote to the industry the very best in each genre -- in other words, the scripts with the very best chances in the marketplace.

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

Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest is a quarterly international competition that facilitates relationships between new writers and Industry leaders looking to help aspirants embark on writing careers. Working from an A-list logline, entrants are challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept.

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