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Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (expired)

A haunted event for the living and dead.

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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

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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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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NYC PictureStart Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/15/2014 (expired)

The NYC PictureStart Film Festival (NYCPSFF) showcases short films from all over the world from emerging filmmakers as well as those already established in the industry. NYCPSFF accepts short films of all genres, narrative and documentaries. Submissions of short films and short film scripts are sought from filmmakers and screenwriters of all backgrounds and levels of experience and entries are accepted year-round.

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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 (expired)

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

Palm Street Films Annual Script Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014 (expired)

Palm Street Films is a writer-friendly production company looking for new talent and new material. This is our third contest and both scripts that won our first two contests were put into production. All entries qualify for potential production and the grand prize winners will receive cash prizes.

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Snake Alley Festival of Film

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in the heart of downtown Burlington, Iowa. The theater boasts state of the art equipment and can comfortably seat more than 400 people. A town with a rich history dramatically situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Burlington is a growing center for commerce and culture.

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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: 17 Comments

Extreme Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

To provide writers the opportunity to jump-start their careers by giving them direct access to industry professionals and unprecedented networking opportunities.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

New Media Film Festival Honors Stories Worth Telling. Judges from Pixar, FOX, The Caucus and other industry leaders. NEW MEDIA SCRIPT COMPEITION - If you write stories worth telling, this is the category for you. Whether it is short of long form, animation, comedy, sitcom, drama, webseries, anything scripted, this is for you.

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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: 1 Comment

Women’s Words

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

Pride Films and Plays' Women’s Work 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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StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 05/10/2014 (expired)

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

Indie Gathering Script Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014 (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

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014 (expired)

The PAGE Awards competition was established by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development execs. Our goal: to discover the most exciting new scripts by up-and-coming writers from across the country and around the world. And due to the success of our winning writers, the PAGE Awards have rapidly become one of the most important sources for new screenwriting talent within the Hollywood community and worldwide.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 56 Comments

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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Script Pipeline Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2014 (expired)

To help launch the careers of undiscovered screenwriters and give unprecedented access to studio-level executives.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 60 Comments

Script Pipeline TV

Final Deadline: 05/20/2014 (expired)

The Script Pipeline TV Writing Contest has a single goal: to find the next extraordinary television writer. The talent level has risen dramatically in recent contest seasons, as a fast-growing community of aspiring TV writers have proven their skills with both specs and original pilots.

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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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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

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: 24 Comments

TVWriter.com People's Pilot

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (expired)

The People's Pilot is a chance for writers who aren't yet on the "Go-to" list for television pilots to contribute to their work and themselves known to the medium they love by creating the kind of series they want to see, without worrying about the politics of television network and cable channel sales. See website for additional info.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

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: 56 Comments

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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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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Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/20/2014 (expired)

To foster excellence in screenwriting that features gay characters, history, or themes important to the gay community, and relevant to our world. Up to four full length finalists and up to six shorts finalists will be named by September 1 annually, and those scripts will be performed as enhanced staged readings at the Hoover-Leppen Theater of the Center on Halsted in Chicago.

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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

Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (expired)

To discover original, high-concept feature film ideas and develop the winning material with the writer for studio circulation.

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

Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (expired)

To discover original, high-concept TV show ideas and develop the winning material with the writer for circulation network execs and television producers.

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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: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 9 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 it's 14th year, Shriekfest takes place on October 2 -5 at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

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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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WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 07/10/2014 (expired)

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: 56 Comments

Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 07/15/2014 (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: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

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.

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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

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

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