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World Series of Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 09/30/2014

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.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 10/01/2014

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.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/03/2014

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: 6 Comments

Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014

Started in 2009, the Write of Passage Screenwriting Competition is a one-week, mentored competition, which teaches writers as they compete. The goal is to develop redemptive, inspirational stories that honor God. Submissions are 12-pages and are written in 168 hours, based on the theme and a foundational scripture. Writers compete for cash, prizes, Hollywood introductions and expert critique from Hollywood insiders.

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Zed Fest Horror/Sci-Fi/Action/Suspense Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/14/2014

Screenplays must be feature length no less than 80 pages and no more than 120 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. Screenplays should be in 12 point Courier font and pages must be numbered. Only online PDF submissions will be accepted. Any revisions after submission will not be accepted. Genres may only be HORROR SCI-FI ACTION SUSPENSE

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ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2014

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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Nevada Film Festival

Final Deadline: 10/15/2014

Taking place each year in the beautiful and exciting city of Las Vegas, the Nevada Film Festival is the Silver State’s annual celebration of the very best in American and international cinema, bringing together top independent filmmakers, growing audiences and the film industry professionals who make it all possible. The Nevada Film Festival offers filmgoers a rare opportunity to meet the filmmakers.

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

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

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

Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

The Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their 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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Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 10/18/2014

Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? The ability to create a screenplay based on a given idea is a top way to break into the Industry. That’s why the majority of our past finalists gained representation and met with top production companies, with one lucky winner selling his script to Universal. Now, it’s your turn to show Hollywood what you can do.

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

West Field Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 10/20/2014

The West Field Screenwriting Awards were created in 2011 by award winning screenwriter Jim Powers for the simple purpose of awarding others for the merit of their work. To do this he enlisted the help of industry insiders, multi-award winning directors, producers, professional writers, and actors to read and select. Your screenplay will be read by these film professionals, who will evaluate the script based on an 8 point grading system, complete with checks and balances, the entire team will find the script that they see fit to be awarded "The Birch" Its easy to get lost in the world of screenwriting, so thats why WFSA was started.

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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

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

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/26/2014

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.

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

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2014

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

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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Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/03/2014

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

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2014

The 2014 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition celebrates its 5th year with more amazing opportunities for screenwriters to advance their career! Just asked last year’s winner Jade Shames, who within one month of being announced the Grand Prize Winner, has already been signed by manager Evan Cavic at Principato-Young Ent. With over $20,000 in Cash & Prizes, guaranteed script consideration from top Hollywood Production Companies and a proven track record of discovering and launching the careers of new screenwriters, Fresh Voices continues to cement its position as one of the leading screenplay competitions for screenwriters and a trusted source of new material by the industry! Enter before the Regular Deadline (Sept.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 25 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2014

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Entering it’s eleventh 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 their drive towards success.

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

Holiday Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

To promote holiday centered screenplays.

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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.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 158 Comments

Writers Place

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

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

London Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

As a distinguished international film competition, the London Film Awards celebrates and awards independent film's best and brightest talent spanning the globe. The London Film Awards is a medium for both fresh and masterful talent to have their extraordinary work recognized and honored before their industry peers.

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

Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

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: 6 Comments

Hollywood Drama Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

A great drama will grab the attention of the audience from the first to the last scene. We love dramatic stories and if you are passionate about what you write, please enter and share your stories with us. The industry is looking for fresh and compelling dramas. Allow us to assist you with getting your drama screenplay noticed!

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Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/17/2014

The Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition seeks to discover new emerging screenwriters and offer a cash award to the top screenplay in each category. We accept screenplays in four categories: feature film screenplays, original one hour television pilots, original half hour television pilots, and short film screenplays. Our feedback service is also available at submission.

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WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 11/26/2014

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: 56 Comments

Courier Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014

Welcome to the Courier Screenwriting Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging screenwriters. The Courier Screenwriting Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions.

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TVWriter.com Spec Scriptacular

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The basic fact about the television business is that in order to get into it you, the writer, must have at least 3 great spec episodes written for existing shows. These episodes are your calling card. They demonstrate that you have what it takes to write "on assignment." In other words, they show that your writing can meet the demands of a show's individual (we would never say "peculiar") style.

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

Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST's focus is to promote all genres of writing focusing on scripts fifteen pages or less in length.

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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

To discover innovative, marketable, high-concept projects for studio-level development, including feature screenplays, TV material, and media content.

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

WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/10/2014

MISSION: With over $5,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotion of our winners and finalists, our mission is to provide industry exposure and support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. FEEDBACK: We believe that writers need feedback to improve, which is why we provide the first round judges' score cards to every entrant at no additional charge.

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SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/12/2014

The SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition seeks to encourage, recognize and promote talented screenwriters.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

If you have a TV pilot that you are convinced will have the world coming back week after week, or, if you feel you have a voice that needs to be heard on an exisiting fan-favorite TV show…then the industry is waiting! Introducing the Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest - we are searching for the next best television writer! There's no question we're in a Golden Age of scripted television right now with some of the best written shows the medium has ever seen hitting the airwaves over the last 10-15 years.

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Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

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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Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

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

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

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

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Challenge

Final Deadline: 12/17/2014

A search for the best short screenplays out there

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

International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/17/2014

To discover the best un-produced short screenplays by talented writers and present their work to LEADING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

KCWIFT and KC Film Fest Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/18/2014

Kansas City Women in Film and Television (KCWIFT) is pleased to announce the KCWIFT & KC 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 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

Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To promote writers within the comedy screenplay genre.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: 1 Comment

Script Pipeline Student Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To give the best student screenwriters a rare opportunity at studio-level industry exposure and foster new talent in the early stages of their careers.

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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

CreativeScope Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

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

IFIPG Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To find new and upcoming scriptwriters. To help promote scriptwriters and find potential future projects.

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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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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: 3 Comments

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/14/2015

Coming off of the heels of its tremendously successful inaugural Screenwriting Competition, the 46th annual Nashville Film Festival is proud to open its call for entries for the 2015 contest. With over $60,000 in cash and prizes and potential exposure to celebrated industry executives and studios, the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition is an incredible opportunity for talented writers to get their scripts discovered.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

New Hope Film Festival Script Competition

Final Deadline: 01/30/2015

To discover and nurture overlooked and underappreciated filmmakers from around the globe.

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

Short Wars

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015

Short Wars is an annual collegiate screenplay and production competition. Submission is FREE!

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

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