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Screenplay Contests Found: 456

Chicago Screenwriters Network

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To introduce Midwestern screenwriters to Hollywood production companies and representatives.

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

Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition

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The NFO competition seeks to provide unsold writers a means to hone their craft as writers, get them a proverbial "a foot in the door" into the filmmaking industry, while encouraging the creation of scripts (and hopefully future productions) specific to Nevada.

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

Los Angeles Screenplay Competition

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Before any film is cast, financed, produced or distributed, there must be a high quality screenplay. The Los Angeles Screenplay Competition is run by people who produce feature films. We are specifically looking for screenplays to produce and talented screenwriters to contract to write screenplays for production.

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

A Film Writer Character Challenge Contest

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A unique character contest challenge to help writers create great characters for their Screenplays, TV Scripts and Shorts. All entries receive feedback on characters.

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Prototype

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"Prototype" is an online film program in partnership with New Regency Productions, the studio behind "Fight Club" and "The Internship." The program will utilize Break Media’s vast digital platforms to discover up and coming directorial talent and connect them directly with Hollywood. Eight promising filmmakers will be awarded $20,000 each to direct their own action, sci-fi or effects-driven short film.

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Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC

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From page to production, from production to profession, the Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (BSFFNYC) is dedicated to helping filmmakers get their films seen, distributed and grow their career paths by showcasing short films under 20 minutes competing for cash awards in the categories: Comedy, Drama, Documentary and Animation. The BSFFNYC presents a Short Screenplay Competition where short screenplays 15 pages and under have staged reading and compete for cash awards in the categories of Comedy and Drama.

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Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition

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Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition for more than 80 years. Enter our 82nd Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win and have your work be seen by editors and agents! The winning entries will also be on display in the 82nd Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.

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

Warner Bros. Writers Workshop

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For over 30 years, the Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop has been the premier writing program for new writers looking to start and further their career in the world of television. The list of graduates who have gone on to do great things is long: Terrance Winter (Boardwalk Empire), Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives), Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) and Felicia Henderson (Soul Food) to name a few.

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

Fresh Voices Pitch Contest

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Write your next script with professional mentoring! Submit your one-three (1-3) page synopsis, treatment, outline, beat-sheet or concept summary and you could get paid to turn your idea into a feature length screenplay. The Grand Prize winner will work with an established manager/producer who'll offer mentorship, career consultation and professional guidance throughout the development process including feedback and script notes.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Roswell International Film Festival and Digital Shootout

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The Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival and Digital-shootout (RISF) is looking for your short scripts to make into a movie. The RISF 2013 Digital Film Shoot-Out is the only filmmaking experience dedicated to bringing a screenwriters vision from “script to screen” in one week. The RISF Digital Film Shoot-Out will provide crew and equipment (A $50,000 dollar value) to five filmmakers who have the opportunity to direct their winning short that will screen at the RISF Digital Film Gala at the end of the week! This is a non-union, non-pay opportunity, but the RISF committee will be provided lodging, on-set meals, IMDB credit and “significant exposure” at the international film festival.

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

Screenwriting Goldmine

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Since 2007, Screenwriting Goldmine has shown a passionate commitment to supporting screenwriters as they develop the skills and contacts to break into the industry. This is the second year of our international screenplay contest, and once again we are searching for five great new writers. We want to introduce them and their work to some very powerful industry players.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: Be the first to comment

A Film Writer Screenplay Contest

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Help discover new or hidden talent that deserves to be recognized by the industry. This is one step towards helping achieve this goal. Every entry receives feedback.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Kay Snow Writing Contest

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The purpose of this annual writing contest, named in honor of Willamette Writer's founder, Kay Snow, is to help writers reach professional goals in writing in a broad array of categories; and to encourage student writers.

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Las Vegas International Film Festival

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The Las Vegas International Film Festival is one of Las Vegas' premiere film events, taking place annually in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Dedicated to showcasing and promoting the finest quality films and screenplays that the entertainment world has to offer, our mission is to bridge the gap between independent film audiences and filmmakers, as well as to connect emerging filmmakers with established industry professionals.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Big Bear Lake Screenwriting Competition

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The Big Bear Lake International Screenwriting Competition stresses providing opportunities for winning screenwriters to make key film industry contacts and to have their script read by our jury panel of Hollywood professionals.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 12 Comments

Words On Screen

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Words on Screen is aimed at turning stories into actual short film production, thus fulfilling the dream of the authors we are looking forward to meet. We’ve decided not only to offer winners cash prizes, but also the unique chance to develop their scripts into short productions. Our production team, in collaboration with Colorbitor Post Production Unit is offering direct circulation to companies in our network, consultation session for agent representation and most importantly, distribution into international festival circuit, so their stories can be shared and seen by a wider audience.

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Write To Rebuild

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Write to Rebuild (W2R) is a global screenwriting contest designed to shed light on the individuals and communities that survive natural disasters. The competition will not only provide writers with an opportunity to see the winning script developed into a produced short film, it will positively influence the lives of those impacted by Superstorm Sandy.

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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

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After a very successful run launching several young careers via our very own TB Recommends program, we have spent the past few months seeking out ways to expand on the idea of what most writers seek in a screenwriting competition – a chance to launch a career and succeed at what they love. And, after several months of conversations with the agents, managers, producers and executives that make up our community and judges panel, we believe we’ve found an excellent expansion to what we set out to do here at TB.

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The History Unscripted Development Pipeline

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History and the NYTVF awarding development deals for original unscripted, reality and doc TV programming. Submit your casting tape and series concept for the opportunity to receive funding, win $10k and participate in pilot production with History Channel. The History Unscripted Development Pipeline History, home of factual entertainment hits including Pawn Stars and American Pickers, is collaborating with the NYTVF on a new initiative to give independent artists and production companies a chance to develop fresh unscripted programming for cable's number two network.

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Lillian & Varnum Paul Screenwriting Contest

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The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the Lillian & Varnum Paul Screenwriting Contest. A $10,000 prize will be awarded in 2013 for a new screenplay based on Armenian themes. The award will be presented publicly at a special event. The award will be administered by the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance which has established a panel of noted theatre and film professionals to select the winning script.

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United Film Festival - Screenwriting Contest

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The United Film Festival Screenwriting Contest, now in its third year, is an opportunity for the United Film Festival to continue to grow our expansive United network and provide a forum for those who often get overlooked in the world of film production - "the screenwriter." The United Film Festival screens cutting-edge independent films and highly acclaimed classic movies with the audience in mind in six unique cities -Los Angeles, New York, London, San Francisco, Chicago, and Tulsa.

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Writers On The Storm Screenplay Contest

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Batten down the hatches - the STORM is upon us! Welcome, friends, to the sixth annual Writers on the Storm Screenplay Competition. It's been a pleasure to bring this contest to you all for the past few years. And last time out, we got our runner-up Jeremy Shipp (Sleight of Hand) and honorable mention Paul Moxham (Vertically Challenged) signed -- to UNITED TALENT AGENCY and MURAVIOV COMPANY respectively.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 21 Comments

Worldfest - Houston Int'l Film Festival

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Contest founded in 1988 to provide an opportunity to compete with talent from around the world. The 42nd Annual WorldFest offers Cash Awards, Special Screenplay Master Classes, significant mentoring and project development opportunities during the ten-day festival. More than 550 international filmmakers and writers attend each year. All Remi Nominees receive VIP Gold All Access Passes to the Festival and the Master Classes (A $800 value).

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

Rome Independent Film Festival

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The screenplay award is organized and promoted by the RIFF. The intent is to offer new filmmakers a concrete opportunity to grow professionally by developing their films, and making them accessible to the public.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 1 Comment

Tennessee Screenwriting Association Screenplay Contest

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The TSA is a professionally oriented organization, striving to develop more avenues to help our members and community prepare for the real world of the entertainment business.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 10 Comments

Red Eye Writing Contest

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The goal of the Red Eye Writing is to discover and build relationships with talented screenwriters.

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Los Angeles Cinema Film Festival of Hollywood

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>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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IndieProducer iP Screenwriting Contest

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To extend a hand to those writers outside of the Hollywood system that have yet to attain their dream.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 8 Comments

FilmColumbia Screenwriting Lab

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This independent film lab will provide a five-day long intensive in an idyllic setting in Chatham, New York, to refine and perfect your screenplay. Room and board will be included. The influence of a new generation of filmmaking, the web, the change in platform viewing, the difficulty in finding finance and the need for succinct and powerful storytellers is forcing the industry to take notice of the short film.

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Act One Screenplay Competition

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The Act One Script Competition seeks scripts that exhibit the mastery of craft combined with unparalleled beauty and depth. The winning and finalist scripts will best exemplify the Act One keynotes: Artistry, Professionalism, Meaning and Spirituality. ARTISTRY Writing communicates a fresh and unique voice Characters are well developed and multi-dimensional Plot is clear and offers an appropriate amount of twists, set-ups and payoffs.

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

TrindieFest

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A Truly Independent Film Festival...that's what TrindieFest is all about. Most of the bigger festivals have become selling venues for bigger films. Our job at TrindieFest is to bring the Independent Films and Screenplays back to center stage. This Festival is truly Independent.

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Eddie Bauer Jr. Screenplay Competition

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The EDDIE BAUER JR AND TRUSTFUNDPUNKFILMS SCREENPLAY CONTEST was created to uncover hidden talent, and to help writers get their screenplays in front of industry professionals on the hunt for great content. Grandson of the famed outdoorsman, Eddie Bauer Jr. wrote CASA DEL AGUA about his tumultuous life experiences, and now wants to help fellow screenwriters complete the journey to see their short or feature-length script play out on the big screen.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 2 Comments

Praxis Screenplay Competition

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Praxis Centre for Screenwriters is a non-profit organization devoted to the professional development of Canadian screenwriters and filmmakers. Located in Vancouver, Canada, we serve to support and stimulate the production of innovative Canadian feature films though screenplay and screenwriter development. We run the compeition twice a year, with deadlines of June 30th and Dec.

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CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Awards

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The 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards, sponsored by NBC Universal with the support of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Hawaii International Film Festival, and Final Draft, will officially begin accepting submissions on Monday, February 27, 2012. Submission categories include Features, Television Writing, and Hawaii. Writers interested in the Hawaii category must originally be from Hawaii, currently live in Hawaii, or set their original screenplay/teleplay in Hawaii.

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 2 Comments

Metropolitan Film Festival of New York

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The Metropolitan Film Festival takes pleasure in acknowledging independent filmmakers and writers by providing them with an opportunity to be awarded for their work.

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Los Angeles Reel Film Festival

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The Los Angeles Reel Film Festival's aim is to seek out, acknowledge and award the many talented independent filmmakers and writers who may not get the recognition they deserve through many of the more political and commercial film festivals. The LARFF recognizes filmmakers and screenwriters who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity.

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Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

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SideWrite is a short screenplay competition, a project of the Alabama Moving Image Association (AMIA), and part of the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in Birmingham, AL.

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Astana International Action Film Festival Screenplay and Short Film Competition

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The Astana International Action Film Festival Screenplay and Short Film Competition is a holiday of fun-filled movies. Every summer famous actors, director and producers making dynamic action films gather in the capital city of Kazakhstan.

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CinemaSpoke Screenplay Competition

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For more than a decade, CinemaSpoke has showcased the art and craft of local feature screenwriters by rewarding finalists with full readings and publicity. All entrants will receive written feedback from judges.

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3Pages: A Comedy Scene Writing Competition

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The first 3Pages competition ran in 2001. It has been a decade since we were foolish enough to undertake a competition the first time, but here we are again. The Academy of Film Writing is a school founded by screenwriter and author Max Adams to perpetuate excellence in film writing. The 3Pages contest exists to seek out writers exhibiting exceptional talent and drive and to work with those writers honing their craft and moving their careers forward.

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Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

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Our intention is to run an event that will be about encouraging Welsh independent film making and screenplay writing both in Welsh and English. Not only within Wales but also Internationally through working with Welsh expat film makers all over the world.Also we very much like to work with and encourage film makers and writers from the rest of the UK and internationally.

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NYLA International Film Festival

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The chief principle behind the NYLA International film festival is to create prominent networking and artistic interaction between talented independent filmmakers,writers, distributors and film enthusiast. The New York Los Angeles International Film Festival is a biannual event taking place in two of the biggest media cities in the world.

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Spirit Quest Film Festival

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To provide both aspiring and seasoned screenwriters with an opportunity to have their scripts brought to the attention of industry professionals and to further the opportunities and careers of our winning screenwriters.

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Los Angeles Film & Script Festival

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Welcome to the Spring LAFSF. The Los Angeles Film and Script Festival was founded on the principles of independent artistic expression. Therefore, we pride ourselves on providing a showcase stage for independent producers, directors and writers from around the globe trying to increase their distribution and production possibilities. We are looking for bodies of work that exemplify originality, creativity and expressiveness between our 16 categories.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Canadian Short Screenplay Competition

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The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, administered by Year of the Skunk Productions (Regina), and established in 2008, is the premiere script contest for short film screenplays. With over $50,000 in prizing, CSSC is the single-most competitive, prestigious, short screenplay festival in Canada open to international writers, a champion for screenwriters everywhere and a launching pad for writers' professional careers.

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Jacob Krueger Fellowship in Costa Rica

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Imagine 10 days where the only thing you had to focus on was your screenwriting. Imagine 10 days of world class professional mentorship to help you develop your craft and take your writing to the next level. Imagine a community of writers that shares your goals, and can help you to achieve them. Imagine it taking place in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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Sunscreen Film Festival Screenplay Competition

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The number one question screenwriters ask is “How can I get my screenplay to a Hollywood agent that will read it? Well the answer is simple, submit it to the Sunscreen Screenplay competition! The top 6 screenplays in the Sunscreen Competition will be reviewed and considered by two top Hollywood agents, Mike Goldberg and Josh Adler. In addition the agents will sit down with the winners and give those winners their first real meeting with an agent to discuss their screenplay.

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Kuzmacinema Feature Script Competition

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The objective of Kuzmacinema Feature Script Competition to discover a great independent feature script for following production. Screenplays must meet standard feature-length screenplay format. Allusions and citations from the world culture legacy are allowed as well as elements of absurdity or poetic manner. The next genres are not allowed: Crime, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller.

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Smashcut Screenplay Contest

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To passionately deliver industry exposure to the best unknown screenplays each season. (and ship our winner and his screenplay out to Sundance!)

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 1 Comment

MARZA Story Circus Competition

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MARZA ANIMATION PLANET INC. (CEO: Koichi Fukazawa), the new film production arm of Sega Sammy group, and 100 Meter Films (CEO: John Williams) are pleased to launch the MARZA Story Circus competition. MARZA's company vision is to produce "Delightful stories for children all over the world!" MARZA aims to produce feature-length CGI animated films for global distribution.

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