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Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015 (expired)

ALL ENTRIES RECEIVE FEEDBACK with the option to revise & resubmit! 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.

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Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015 (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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Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/01/2015 (expired)

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, a chance to go to Robert McKee's Story Seminar in New York to learn in-depth techniques and lessons on story and a complete FAST Screenplay package.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 9 Comments

ScreenCraft's Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/01/2015 (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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Austin Revolution Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/01/2015 (expired)

The Austin Revolution Film Fest shines a light on true independent screenwriters and filmmakers. Our writing competition is sponsored by Ink Tip and Final Draft who provide excellent prizes for the writers in addition to tremendous networking opportunities.

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Charleston International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/10/2015 (expired)

The festival provides a premier showcase for all aspects of filmmaking and screenwriting: the art, the filmmaker, the screenwriter, talented directors and actors, and the film-lover in all of us. Our goal is to educate the community & festival attendees through the art and science of film, promoting cross-cultural awareness, the exchange of ideas, and social understanding.

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SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/10/2015 (expired)

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles' Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. Now, in its 15th year, Shriekfest takes place at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

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Moondance International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015 (expired)

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

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FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015 (expired)

To discover and honor the new voices of independent film. Screenplays will be judged on creativity, innovation, vision, originality and the use of language. The key element is that of communication and how it complements and is transformed by the language of film.

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

The Oaxaca FilmFest Screen Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015 (expired)

The Oaxaca FilmFest Screenwriter Competition Is Now Accepting Submissions. The international film festival was founded in the City of Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico, in 2010 and is a uniquely successful collaboration between the private and public sector. The festival has Grown to be one of the Largest International Film Festivals in Latin America and part of this success is due to the Festival's creation of a highly competitive screen writing competition.

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Mongolia International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/16/2015 (expired)

At Mongolia International Film Festival the sky is the ceiling and the grass is the floor. No matter you are established or not we believe everyone can tell a story and everyone has a story to tell. What we are looking for are those who have a unique vision an original voice and a free spirit. They dare to challenge cinema challenge the audience take filmmaking to a whole new level and blow our minds.

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Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 07/20/2015 (expired)

The Contest Of Contest Winners joins the 2015 Sunscreen Film Festival (Florida/Los Angeles) to bring increased visibility and networking opportunities to winners! There are hundreds 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 (CCW) answers that question and shines the spotlight on many accomplished, award-winning screenplays in what amounts to a definitive last shuffle of an elite pack.

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Screencraft Bahamas Screenwriters Residency Program

Final Deadline: 07/22/2015 (expired)

Recharge your creativity in The Bahamas while networking with top entertainment industry professionals! You’ll spend 4 full days developing your feature film or TV screenplay at The Bahamas International Film Festival Screenwriters Residency Program, presented by ScreenCraft and Buffalo 8 Productions. This distinguished program will provide four talented screenwriters with an all-inclusive trip in December for mentorship, networking and screenplay development.

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Adapted & True Story Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/25/2015 (expired)

Adapted Screenplay is the only screenwriting competition to focus exclusively on adaptation and true stories. 2015 is the first year of the competition. Our mission is to become a respected and preeminent competition in the industry known for finding quality adapted and true story scripts for film and television development. We accept adapted feature film screenplays and television pilot scripts in any genre, as well as original feature film screenplays and television pilot scripts based on a true story.

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Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/28/2015 (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.

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Writers Store Industry Insider Television Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 07/30/2015 (expired)

Some of today's most exciting storytelling happens on the small screen. From dramas like Homeland, Mad Men and Breaking Bad to comedies like The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family, television has evolved to become the writer's realm, where the most talented scribes rule season after season. Sound like a dream job? Then get ready for your chance to break in to the dynamic world of writing for TV! The Industry Insider Television Writing Contest is a one-of-a-kind competition that offers every entrant the unique chance to learn about the Industry, while also creating and writing a television pilot script.

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FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015 (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.

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American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015 (expired)

To promote and support new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

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TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015 (expired)

1st TV Script Writing Competition is presented by FilmMakers.com . It is no longer the case, but it wasn't that long ago for a writer to be discovered he/she had to reside in or around Hollywood.. The Film Industry is changing rapidly and so are the players as well as the playground. All you need is a break and that starts with you here and now. Submit your GEM to an organization that stood the test of time.

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Awareness Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015 (expired)

The mission of the Awareness Film Festival is bringing awareness and to open eyes to some of our world's pressing issues: Ecological, Political, Health/Well Being and the Spirit. We showcase both Documentary and Narrative Features, as well as Short Films, Music Videos and Public Service Announcements. We have filmmaker Q&A's, filmmaker Panels, as well as conscious art and music.

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Denver Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015 (expired)

It entertains. It educates. It provokes and persuades, moves and motivates. The cinema’s potential to transform as well as reflect society in all its diversity is what the Denver Film Society aims to recognize and realize. Since 1978, the DFS has worked to promote the medium as both an art form and a civic forum, developing a program that includes year-round screenings, community outreach projects and renowned special events.

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Glendale International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/01/2015 (expired)

This is the second year of the exciting national and international film festival in the beautiful City of Glendale, California, all film makers are welcome. Our wonderful venue is the MGN FIVE STAR CINEMA, where you can have dinner and a movie, relax in comfortable reclining chairs, eat and drink and make merry! Special awards are given to film makers residing in the Glendale/Pasadena/Burbank areas.

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NHMC Television Writers Program

Final Deadline: 08/03/2015 (expired)

The NHMC Television Writers Program focuses on the writing of an original TV pilot or a spec episode of a series currently on TV, conducted in an environment that simulates a TV Writers Room. The five-week, total immersion workshop is guided by former NBC V.P. of Script Development, Geoff Harris and is conducted in Studio City, California. A total of 10 writers are accepted nationwide from an established network of non-profit agencies, schools, universities, guilds and media organizations.

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NYTVF A+E Networks Lifetime Writers Project

Final Deadline: 08/07/2015 (expired)

For the first time, Lifetime is partnering with the NYTVF in search of emerging TV writers with bold, brand-defining scripted concepts. To submit, writers must enter an original series overview (up to four pages) along with an excerpt from the series' pilot script (up to fifteen pages) and a current C.V.

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Rod Serling Short Script Competition

Final Deadline: 08/14/2015 (expired)

Each script must be written in the same genre and style that would have been suitable to conform with episodes for either THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY. More specifically this means displaying traits of either a horror or a science fiction genre, while exhibiting strong traditional or contemporary social themes. Serling taught at Ithaca College from 1967 until his death in 1975.

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Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 08/15/2015 (expired)

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

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TeaDance Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/15/2015 (expired)

TeaDance hopes to not only show really good independent film, but also educate and entertain the public with films that feature LGBT characters and stories. Our mission is to have LGBT cinema a part of everyday culture and we want to expose it to as many people as we can. For this reason our festival is free to the public. We are currently accepting submissions for our festival and are looking for films and scripts that: are made by LGBT filmmakers and/or feature LGBT characters and/or have subjects that may be of interest to the LGBT community.

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San Pedro International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/15/2015 (expired)

The San Pedro International Film Festival was founded to celebrate the diverse culture and community of San Pedro with a wide spectrum of independent film, documentaries, and shorts. SPIFF is committed to exhibiting films that embody inspiring entertainment for all. Works that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the intent that these films enlighten audiences while providing invaluable exposure for filmmakers, local and international.

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NYTVF A+E Networks 360° Unscripted Development Pipeline

Final Deadline: 08/17/2015 (expired)

A+E Networks (A&E, History, Lifetime) has teamed with the NYTVF for the 360° Unscripted Pipeline, which is seeking original unscripted series concepts from independent artists and production companies. This year, A&E, History, and Lifetime each guarantee at least one $5,000 development deal to a winning project. If you have an eye for talent and a passion for unscripted TV, submit your 2-4 minute casting/teaser tape for the chance to win $5k and the opportunity to further develop your project with A&E Networks.

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ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/18/2015 (expired)

Whether you’re writing a contained science fiction drama or an epic space saga, ScreenCraft wants to read your film script. The jury is out of this world — with judges who love sci-fi movies — from Paramount, Universal, Sony, Lionsgate and CAA! We’ve never been more excited about a contest jury than for this inaugural sci-fi feature screenplay contest.

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Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/22/2015 (expired)

The Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition offers beginning, aspiring and veteran screenwriters in the horror genre a chance to have their work recognized by people in the industry and beyond and to provide recognition and exposure for screenwriters in the horror, science fiction and suspense genres. The finalists and top 3 winning screenplays will be announced on all Eerie Horror Film Festival websites and winner's information will be forwarded to industry professionals for consideration.

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L.A. Independent Artist Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/24/2015 (expired)

At the Los Angeles based Independent Artist Film Festival (IAFF) we believe in the power of celebrating and spotlighting the true indie film maker. We understand what a difficult task it is to create a masterpiece independently... No budget... Just a dream. At the IAFF we award the project, not the names attached. Unlike the more commercialized festivals, we focus on giving you a platform to truly showcase your work.

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Los Angeles Movie Awards

Final Deadline: 08/28/2015 (expired)

The Los Angeles Movie Awards mission is to celebrate Independent Motion Picture and Literary Arts by providing a platform for filmmakers and writers to have an opportunity to be awarded for their work. Welcome to the 2015 Los Angeles Movie Awards. The LAMA offers more than just a handful of award possibilities. We pride ourselves in providing a wide variety of award opportunities between our 10 categories.

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Carmel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/31/2015 (expired)

The Carmel International Film Festival is committed to providing artists a platform to share their stories and their art.

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Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2015 (expired)

Our aim is to discover new screenwriting talent from around the world. To put the best feature scripts in the hands of the Producers and Companies that have the means to get them made. Now partnered with Celtx and Shooting People! Contest opens for submissions on March 1st.

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Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2015

Now Accepting Television Scripts! The writers spoke, and we listened. We have now added four categories to our contest for television scripts. Screenplay Festival now features the following categories: Feature Film: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller Horror Television: Half Hour Pilot, Half Hour Spec, One Hour Pilot, One Hour Spec As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem.

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ISA Fast Track

Final Deadline: 09/01/2015

The FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP is here to help propel your career forward with individual meetings and experiences, which will expand your knowledge of the industry and present you with relationships that could last a lifetime! Two writers will be flown to Los Angeles for a week of meetings with high-level executives, managers, and producers.

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Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/02/2015

The Feature AND Pilot Grand Prize Winners receive $1000 in CASH and will be flown to Austin, Texas during the Austin Film Festival and Screenwriters' Festival to have scenes from your screenplay workshopped by a director and performed by professional actors at a table read. We cover Hotel & Airfare expenses during the festival, and you'll get to network with the people who can change your career! Parties, Panels, Movies, Celebs & more!

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Depth of Field International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/12/2015

Please see website.

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Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival was founded by and for independent filmmakers who seek to recognize the craft of this century’s filmmakers and storytellers from around the globe. As the world gets smaller, and our ability to connect with global cultures becomes easier, we are bringing the world together through the art of film.

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Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

Our festival specializes in Horror, SF, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Crime Drama and Animation. We also have a categories for Original Un-Produced Screenplays (feature length only), Fan Films, Web Series and Music Videos. This year we are accepting Comedies and Family Films as well. Our Micro-Short category is specifically designed to accommodate short films under 7 mins in length, including those produced for the 48 Hr.

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International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

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

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is a competitive festival that screens more than 120 international cutting edge films, making it one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest international competitive festivals. RIFF provides industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, the creative FLOW conference, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the Bowtie Criterion/Movieland and the historic Byrd Theatre.

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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

Breaking Walls is a contest for thriller screenplays with contacts at established Hollywood literary representation and production companies who have agreed to consider the full winning script and the top finalists' loglines. Well-written thrillers are always an excellent way for writers to show Hollywood pros a combination of commerciality, unique voice, and a clear understanding of effective feature film narrative.

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New York Los Angeles International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

The chief principle behind the NYLA International film festival is to create prominent networking and artistic interaction between talented independent filmmakers, writers, distributers 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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TheWriteRoom Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

TheWriteRoom.Org/Screenwriting Competition/2015 seeks to support and nurture the artistic entertainment literature(screenplays) of Women for the benefit of an international and domestic audience. Male writers are also invited to participate but all screenplay entries must EITHER have a female protagonist(s), feature dimensional female character(s) and/or have been either WRITTEN, CO-WRITTEN by a woman.

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Courier Awards

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Welcome to the Courier Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging filmmakers. The Courier Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions and screeners. We invite you to enter the 2015 Courier Awards competition!

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Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest Round 12

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Win an A-List Screenwriter Experience and Gain Unparalleled Access. Break out your scriptwriting software and get to work, because the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest gives you the unique opportunity to turn one of these three loglines into a solid spec screenplay that could be your ticket to Hollywood success. Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? Working from one of these loglines, you’re challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept.

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Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

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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Too Short to Die Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

There are a lot of scripts written around the world and very few of them get made into films. What happens with all the other scripts aren’t they also hard work, shouldn’t they have a chance to be read, to be found, to be noticed? We think they do! That is why we decided to create an interactive and transparent system - short screenplay competition.

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