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Script House Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014 (expired)

Script House, a unique company that manages screenplay contests, is holding a competition of its own! The Script House Screenplay Contest (clever title, eh?) is a blended (TV and feature) contest that wants to give YOU a cash prize for your script -- Grand Prize winner takes home $1,500, while two runners-up are bestowed $500 each. Send us the best you've got -- Script House looks forward to reading your work and rewarding you for it.

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HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/16/2014 (expired)

HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) is an annual short film festival showcasing the best and brightest short films and short screenplays from around the globe. The festival showcases the top short films produced 30 minutes or less and is looking for the best short screenplays 15 pages or less. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The 1st annual HollyShorts Screenplay Contest is a new addition to the 10th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 14-23rd, 2014).

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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

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

DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014 (expired)

The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition is a very different kind of screenwriting competition. A panel of judges consisting of filmmakers, screenwriters and critics will review and provide coverage (feedback) for scripts of 15 pages or less. 5-7 finalists will be featured during ScriptDC — the region’s largest screenwriting conference — where their scripts will be read in front of a live audience — and one will walk away with $2,000 to shoot their project! If the script is shot and completed by the deadline, it will be automatically included as an official selection for the DC Shorts Film Festival.

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ScreenCraft's Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (expired)

Is your script the next “Paranormal Activity” or “Saw” franchise? Whether you have a contained thriller or a big effects-driven horror film, WE WANT TO READ YOUR SCREENPLAY. Enter to have your screenplay read by our 3 judges who are development executives at Lionsgate, Paramount and Sony.

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Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (expired)

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: 55 Comments

Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (expired)

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund it with the entry fees.

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/02/2014 (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.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards Competition

Final Deadline: 06/02/2014 (expired)

To support student screenwriters at any campus of the University of California.

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FilmQuest

Final Deadline: 06/05/2014 (expired)

Do you have an unproduced screenplay? Is it genre based? Then let’s have a look! We’re looking for FEATURE screenplays in this submission category, and those that are based in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Horror. No time for romantic comedies here… unless they involve alien love. Then we're digging it.

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Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship

Final Deadline: 06/13/2014 (expired)

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

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

Fright Night Film Fest

Final Deadline: 06/15/2014 (expired)

To give Independent Film Makers who love the art of moviemaking the chance to enter their films and screenplays of horror, science fiction, and fantasy into a festival that is judged by a panel and viewed by the public with the opportunity to win prizes and acclaim

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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.

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LA 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

The Broad Humor Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/27/2014 (expired)

This festival is the first of its kind to put the spotlight on film comedies by women. Its goals are to raise the profile of female-generated humor, to give recognition and support to the women making it, and to be a locus of networking and community building.

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

FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (expired)

To make Hollywood more accessible than ever before to more aspiring screenwriters, Filmmakers.com is forming strategic alliances with the powers that be... Championing Emerging Artists. FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards has been in existence since 2000 (formerly known as The Radmin Company / FilmMakers.com Screenplay Contest) and its association with the Radmin Company has been going on since late 2000.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 32 Comments

Chicago Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (expired)

The foundation of cinema and television is now and always will be the written screenplay, but for those without connections and proximity, access to agents, managers and producers is often beyond reach. The Chicago Screenwriting Contest presents a new screenwriting competition for aspiring neophytes and grizzled veterans alike seeking to be read, recognized and rewarded for their storytelling talent.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014 (expired)

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles' Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. Now, in its 14th year, Shriekfest takes place at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014 (expired)

Circus Road wants to find a great project to produce. We have produced and sold films in all genres. We will analyze all finalists with an eye towards optioning one or more screenplays for production.

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Catalina Film Festival Script Contest

Final Deadline: 07/03/2014 (expired)

The Catalina Film Festival Script Contest will award an outstanding screenplay that fully exemplifies a well-rounded and entertaining FEATURE story that is poised to be the next "green-lit" feature film in Hollywood. It will be read by professional script-readers with a discriminating eye for plotline, structure, and marketability. You must submit with the intent of putting it into consideration with prominent film professionals eager to find their next project.

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Northeast Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/15/2014 (expired)

To seek out the best story-telling abilities among the independent film industry.

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L.A. Neo Noir Film & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 07/19/2014 (expired)

We present the greatest independent film noir / neo noir films, scripts, poems, and neo-noir fine art in a showcase that is attended by buyers, producers, and lovers of the neo noir / film noir genre specific to Los Angeles or in the style thereof. We have cash prizes, trophies, awards, a staged reading of winning scripts, and a great reception planned for all who attend.

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

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

Mile High Horror Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/21/2014 (expired)

The Mile High Horror Film Festival's mission is to showcase the very best genre films from around the world. It hosts events throughout the year with its annual weekend-long festival taking place each fall. MHHFF accepts feature length and short films as well as feature length and short screenplays.

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Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/29/2014 (expired)

The Slamdance Screenplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and supporting emerging writing talent. We welcome screenplays in every genre, on any topic, from anywhere in the world. A unique feature of the competition is providing constructive feedback for every entrant. In addition to this, we also offer a more intensive coverage service for a supplementary fee.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 41 Comments

Moondance International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/30/2014 (expired)

The objective of the Moondance International Film Festival is to inspire, motivate, promote and encourage the best writers & independent filmmakers, from every country in the world, and to inspire a greater understanding about the vital role of the arts in enhancing creativity, community spirit, and the preservation of our cultural heritage.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 14 Comments

Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

Big Break is an annual, international feature and television screenwriting contest designed to launch the careers of aspiring writers. Big Break rewards screenwriters with over $80,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Los Angeles and A-list executive meetings. Winners and finalists alike have had their screenplays optioned and produced and have secured high-profile representation as well as lucrative writing deals.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 17 Comments

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

The Cynosure Screenwriting Awards seek to expand the scope of mainstream cinema by recognizing and rewarding screenplays in two distinct categories: screenplays which feature compelling female protagonists; and screenplays that showcase diversity (ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, disability, etc.).

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

Zed Fest Schlock Horror Short Sreenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

Zed Fest was formed to acknowledge and encourage new independent filmmakers and screenwriters. We noticed that there are a lot of talented and promising filmmakers and screenwriters that tend to get snubbed by other festivals and competitions simply because they are low budget or less polished. We want to give them the recognition that they deserve and try to help them build upon their abilities.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 9 Comments

PollyGrind Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

By popular demand, PollyGrind now has a competition category that accepts unproduced scripts - features and shorts, as well as stage plays and teleplays, from professionals and students. All genres are welcome! There is no completion date requirement. Projects can originate from any country in the world.

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Golden Blasters

Final Deadline: 08/01/2014 (expired)

The Golden Blasters (The National Irish Science Fiction Film Awards) is a film festival dedicated to short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories. We aim to bring the best speculative fiction around and expose more people to the wonderful art of the short film.

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ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2014 (expired)

ScreenCraft is tickled to announce the Comedy Screenplay Contest. Whether you have an indie romantic comedy or a big effects-driven comedy blockbuster film, we want to read your script. We are looking for a laugh-out-loud comedy screenplay with heart. It can we cerebral and talky or high-concept and filled with physical comedy. We're looking for a strong voice and a fresh comedic sensibility.

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SoCal Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/04/2014 (expired)

Whatever your story is, share it with us. This is an open genre and open form festival. We have a movie and screenplay competition and we will have special events as a part of our decade long adventure! Join us for our 10-year extravaganza. Enter your movie or screenplay into the SoCal Film Festival. Come out in October and discover the storytellers of tomorrow.

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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/07/2014 (expired)

Experience your screenplay in a whole new light, and gain exposure internationally! The Feature Grand Prize Winner will win a FREE Trip to LONDON during the BFI London Film Festival and have a Table Reading of your screenplay by Professional Actors.

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

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 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 20 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

Downbeach Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/15/2014 (expired)

To honor budding screenwriters.

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International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 08/15/2014 (expired)

IFFF builds a peaceful global family through the discovery and sharing of quality stories by emerging artists and productions companies.

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New York Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/20/2014 (expired)

The New York Screenplay Contest is a global screenwriting contest designed to launch careers and provide recognition and network opportunities to the world's best new voices in screenwriting for film and television. The New York Screenplay Contest awards its winners with cash, prizes, sponsorship packages, and meetings with leading industry professionals.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 6 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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Search for New Blood Genre Contest

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014 (expired)

To look for the darkest, scary, creepy, suspenseful, mind-boggling, most twisted scripts from undiscovered writers from all over the world in the first ever Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest.

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

Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014 (expired)

Our aim is to discover new screenwriting talent from around the world. To put the best feature scripts in the hands of the Producers and Companies that have the means to get them made.

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

One in Ten Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014 (expired)

To promote gay and lesbian material in a positive light.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Wild Rose Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014 (expired)

The wild rose is the official flower of the state of Iowa, a thing of beauty and tenacity growing "in the wild." The international Wild Rose Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the compelling, diverse, hilarious, beautiful, bizarre and inspiring cinema art created by independent filmmakers outside the studio system.

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Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/08/2014 (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.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 34 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

Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/11/2014 (expired)

Our intent is to change the world, one story at a time. In a digital world, that story can be told in many ways. We recognize digital content/media arts as a powerful weapon of choice for making social and positive change. Our mission is to empower youth and adults through creativity and technology. We also provide a venue for independent filmmakers and content creators to showcase their work, compete for industry recognition, awards and prizes, as well as learn from industry experts.

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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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World Series of Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 09/30/2014 (expired)

Storytelling is your passion. Ours is amplifying your voice. The World Series of Screenwriting is dedicated to recognizing and advancing the work of the world's most talented and compelling storytellers in film and television screenwriting. We recognize and award the work of the best new voices in screenwriting from around the world. The World Series of Screenwriting is thrilled to share your unsurpassed commitment toward getting your talent recognized and your stories heard.

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