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Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 03/20/2015 (expired)

Final judges are Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue (Transparent). $2000 in prizes: $1000 for APMFF Best Drama Feature Script and $1000 for APMFF Best Genre Feature Script. We're only accepting the first 200 scripts.

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NOVA Film Fest

Final Deadline: 03/20/2015 (expired)

Our mission is to bring a slice of Hollywood to the Northern Virginia and Greater Washington, DC Metro area by promoting the artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition. We produce a premiere event celebrating action in front of and behind the camera.

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Firereel Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/22/2015 (expired)

Seeing a story through the lens of another is the heart of the Firereel Film Festival. Our mission is to champion filmmakers in every stage of the filmmaking process. From beginner to novice, we provide the opportunity for story-tellers to showcase their talent, refine their craft, and entertain others through the lens of a filmmaker.

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Screenplay Incubation : 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/25/2015 (expired)

Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-15 screenplay incubation provides chance to filmmakers to showcase their creativity. While the festival is open to writers of all age, we feel that just as it is imperative that we should support and encourage participation by filmmaking community members & professional, it is also important that we find and cultivate the future members of the entertainment industry.

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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 03/25/2015 (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. Our 2013 Fellow Patrick Tobin had his winning script premiere at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival. One of the main goals of the CineStory Screenwriting Awards is to select up-and-coming screenwriters for our mentorship programs.

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Willamette Writers FilmLab

Final Deadline: 03/29/2015 (expired)

Willamette Writers is soliciting entries for the 2013 FilmLab's "Script-to-Screen" short film scriptwriting competition. We seek writers with the ability to tell a compelling story quickly and cinematically, while adhering to a theme and a practical eye towards real-life movie production. Unique to scriptwriting contests, the Script-to-Screen Competition grand prize is this: we will produce a short film based on the winning script! The winning writer will have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with our production team, attend the filming- in short, to experience the collaborative process of filmmaking! The resulting film will premiere at the 2015 Willamette Writers Conference on Friday, August 7th.

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UCLA Extension Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 04/01/2015 (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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Greenhorn Script Contest

Final Deadline: 04/01/2015 (expired)

To provide recognition and creative support to non-professional, and/or first-time, and/or amateur screenwriters, allowing them the space to compete knowing that their work will be judged in an “apples-to-apples” capacity, and not against that of pro, paid, experienced screenwriters. To that end, our contest mechanics are very simple, and our prizes, though some are cash, are less about cash and “Hollywood access” and more about helping inexperienced screenwriters develop and improve their work.

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WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 04/03/2015 (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.

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ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/06/2015 (expired)

We are looking for distinctive short screenplays to connect with a first-rate jury and mentors panel. And we're giving a cash prize to help finance the production! The inaugural ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest is open for short screenplay submissions under 35 pages and in all genres. This year's jury includes: Alice Kharoubi, Director of Cannes Film Festival Short Film Programme Marc Hustvedt, Founder of the annual Streamy Awards and Tubefilter.

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Ohio Independent Screenplay Awards

Final Deadline: 04/10/2015 (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).

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ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2015 (expired)

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. Our judges are some of the top comedy producers in the industry!

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theOffice Fellowship

Final Deadline: 04/15/2015 (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 professional 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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Naperville Independent Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/15/2015 (expired)

The mission of the Naperville Independent Film Festival, Inc is to encourage filmmakers of all ages to create and distribute films that entertain, inspire, and stir the human spirit.

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New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 04/20/2015 (expired)

Honoring Stories Worth Telling. New Media Scripts: All stories in text format. All Genres and lengths welcomed. If you write stories worth telling, this is the category for you. Whether it is short of long form, features, shorts, docs, reality, live, TV, pilots, animation, comedy, sitcom, drama, webseries, anything scripted, this is for you. WGA and Non WGA accepted.

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International Independent Film Awards

Final Deadline: 04/24/2015 (expired)

The International Independent Film Awards is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the many talented independent filmmakers and artists from around the world who share their visions in a powerful, creative and entertaining way. The IIFA is looking forward to kicking off this Spring session by awarding many of the gifted, filmmakers, screenwriters and artist of our generation.

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trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 04/26/2015 (expired)

To shine a spotlight on new, fresh voices writing for television.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/29/2015 (expired)

In our biggest screenwriting opportunity yet, we are thrilled to bring you The Stage 32 Happy Writers Annual Feature Contest. We are looking to find the top undiscovered writers and the best feature scripts of 2015. As a result of our history with industry insiders and our global reach, we are able to connect the top writers from around the world to leading executives who can make a difference in their career.

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DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 04/30/2015 (expired)

Recently named the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by Moviemaker Magazine, the 12th DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is the largest short film event on the East Coast of the United States. The 12th Annual DC Shorts Film Festival (September 10-20, 2015) DC Shorts turns the spotlight on truly independent short films created around the globe.

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Palm Street Films Annual Script Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2015 (expired)

Palm Street Films is a Los Angeles-based production company owned and operated by award-winning filmmaker Dawn Fields, who has over 20 years experience having worked for such companies as Lucas Film, Twentieth Century Fox, TriStar and NBC Universal. We offer a $1,000 cash prize for best feature and $500 for best short. The contest is in its FOURTH year and we are thrilled to announce that the winning short film scripts from previous years have ALL gone into production! In addition to winning cash prizes! YEAR ONE WINNER, Carly Street's Fragile Storm was produced starring legendary Hollywood actor Lance Henriksen! YEAR TWO WINNER, John Whetstone's The Interrogation was produced and went on to premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival as well as Dances With Films.

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Pennsylvania Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 04/30/2015 (expired)

Pennsylvania residents: The Greater Erie Film Office, a program of the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania (FSNWPA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is proud to debut its short screenwriting and filmmaking competition, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association- Greater PA Chapter. The theme will be memory and/or dementia.

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LezPlay (formerly Women’s Words)

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015 (expired)

Pride Films and Plays' LezPlay 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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100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015 (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.

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Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015 (expired)

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters

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Extreme Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2015 (expired)

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

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Insight Festival Student Filmmaker Award

Final Deadline: 05/07/2015 (expired)

To find the student filmmaker in the UK with the best potential to gain the most benefit from a six-week, all-expenses-paid internship with a film production company near Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA. Entrants can submit a two-page synopsis and a five-page script extract as well as filling out the online entry form.

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StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 05/08/2015 (expired)

To find the best GENRE scripts. Genre scripts are bought and produced more than 10 to 1 over the serious drama, tentpole or quirky scripts that usually 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.

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Women's Independent Film Festival

Final Deadline: 05/12/2015 (expired)

Welcome to the Women's Independent Film Festival! Our mission is to celebrate and give voice to the many diverse and unique perspectives offered by women in cinema from every part of the world. We seek to offer a platform in Los Angeles for the many diverse perspectives of women within the world of independent film. Women's Independent Film Festival awards and screens the best independent films made by women filmmakers from around the world.

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Scriptamation

Final Deadline: 05/15/2015 (expired)

Scriptamation is a short screenplay and scene contest with a very unique element - the winning screenplays and scenes will be voice recorded by actors and turned into a produced 3-D CG animation. If your screenplay wins and is chosen to be animated, you will own all of the rights to the finished product and are free to do whatever you want with it.

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Indie Gathering Script Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2015 (expired)

To recognize excellence in script writing of shorts and features in a wide variety of genres.

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PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 05/15/2015 (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 competition has rapidly become one of the most important sources for new screenwriting talent within the Hollywood community and worldwide.

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L.A. Neo Noir Film & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 05/16/2015 (expired)

Celebrate, showcase, AND sell the work of the greatest independent unknown L.A. Neo Noir filmmakers and screenwriters from L.A. and around the world. We've done this twice. This third time plus YOU equals neo noir magic! If you have a neo noir film, this is the only festival specifically made for you. If you have a script you'd like to see as a film, we make your script a live action or animated short that will be screened at our festival for hundreds of working neo noir producers neo noir film lovers.

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Script Pipeline TV Writing Competititon

Final Deadline: 05/20/2015 (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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Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2015 (expired)

For over two decades, Austin Film Festival has been launching writers into their careers. This year more than ever, AFF celebrates its long and growing track record by creating a week that will change your life. With one of the most respected Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, AFF yanks newcomers from the isolation of their desks and catapults them into the bustling world of the film industry.

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HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/28/2015 (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.

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Barcelona International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 05/31/2015 (expired)

As Barcelona's premiere independent film awards, we believe limitlessness in possibility is the beauty of art and creativity. With that philosophy as our compass, each year the Barcelona International Film Festival embarks on a search for today’s undiscovered visionaries in filmmaking and screenwriting from around the world. The Barcelona Film Awards are presented annually to the most original and well crafted works entered into competition.

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ENDAS International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2015 (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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Launch Pad Pilot Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2015 (expired)

The sole objective of the Launch Pad Competition is to recognize writers who have the passion and talent deserving of a professional Hollywood career, and with our track record we have shown that we can do just that. That is why the Launch Pad Competitions have led to 63 writers being signed in just 18 months! 9 writers have been staffed. 27 projects set up generating 3 bidding wars.

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Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 06/01/2015 (expired)

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund your collaboration!. The writer gets the script paid and made. The filmmaker gets the funds to shoot it!

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Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 06/01/2015 (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.

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Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship

Final Deadline: 06/02/2015 (expired)

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

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/02/2015 (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. Festival dates are Oct. 13-22, 2015.

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Colortape International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/07/2015 (expired)

Winning a competition is a great way to raise the profile of a script writer. Colortape continues a tradition of discovering up-and-coming talent, who are competing along side of some of the most experienced and seasoned writers. We recognize screenwriters from around the world. With multiple prizes and screenwriter events at the festival, CIFF is another way to get your writing discovered.

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Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood

Final Deadline: 06/12/2015 (expired)

The goal of the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood is to recognize and award talented independent filmmakers and Writers, therefore helping them to increase their distribution and project funding opportunities.

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Peachtree Village International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/27/2015 (expired)

PVIFF is hosted by Gipp. Museums, Inc. PVIFF attracts 3,000+ people each year from around the world. PVIFF was created in 2006 under the previous name (Sweet Auburn International Film Festival) and have served as the launching pad for many successful filmmakers and other artists alike in the film & entertainment industry. This dynamic international film festival showcases feature length films, shorts, music videos, documentaries, and screenplays from around the globe.

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Film Crash Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/27/2015 (expired)

The mission of the Film Crash Screenplay Competition is to build community, create a platform for screenplays, and encourage writers to "crash" through barriers to self-expression. Founded by Sundance Jury Prize winning director Matthew Harrison in 1985, Film Crash has enjoyed playing a part in the creative life of stories, many of which have gone on to be produced as motion picture and television entertainment.

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NYTVF Independent Pilot Competition

Final Deadline: 06/29/2015 (expired)

The Independent Pilot Competition (IPC) is the NYTVF’s flagship, annual initiative, accepting independently-produced, original television pilots and series, short films, and short-form web series from around the globe. If your project is episodic in nature and is meant to be consumed in multiple chapters over time, then it's TV.  

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Cincinnati Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015 (expired)

Bringing brave and beautiful films from around the world to Cincinnati, Ohio since 2010. This year the CFF will be held September 10 - 20, with our closing weekend partnering again with the Cincinnati Comic Expo, during the popular Oktoberfest Zinzinnati weekend. The 2015 CFF event will feature regional, national and international short and feature films, filmmaker workshops, Q&A sessions, filmmaker parties, and an awards ceremony.

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San Francisco Global Movie Fest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015 (expired)

San Francisco Global Movie Fest (SFGMF) will celebrate its 23rd anniversary by introducing diverse independent films from around the globe to distributors and audience in San Francisco Bay Area. Scheduled to take place from 07 August - 16 August, 2015 in San Jose California, the Festival will screen an international slate of over 300 films. The festival promotes healthy competition and the selected films will compete for a series of Jury Honors and Audience Awards.

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Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015 (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, attendance at the Final Draft Awards, 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.

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