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The Happy Writers

Final Deadline: 11/15/2013 (expired)

To ignite writers' careers and connect them with our vast network of top level production companies, agencies and managers.

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Storyboard TV - Longform TV Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/01/2013 (expired)

Storyboard TV is an online community of writers, readers, and television watchers that believes in the power of episodic, fictional television to document, enhance, and transform people's lives for the better. The object of Storyboard's long form script competition is to jump start this community and to empower new writers to start creating scripts for television.

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

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2013 (expired)

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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AFC Storytelling International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/30/2013 (expired)

The AFC Storytelling International Screenwriting Competition was conceived to promote understanding of African life through screenplays and documentary projects and to create greater international cooperation in bringing African subject matters and locales to the screen. First held in 1998, this Competition inspired writers from around the world to creatively contribute to a better cultural understanding of Africa.

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CreativeScope Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2013 (expired)

To provide the best all-around screenplay evaluation. We seek to promote the most artistic screenplays, hoping to advance the careers of aspiring writers.

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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 01/15/2014 (expired)

The Fellowship is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives. This is not merely a contest; it is a chance to enter an intensive program meant to foster relationships with industry professionals. With this first-annual fellowship, we aim to cultivate a growing community of visionary screenwriters with meaningful connections to industry veterans and mentors.

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L.A. Comedy Scripts Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 01/17/2014 (expired)

The number one stop for comedy scripts and comedy short films! L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is dedicated to getting you noticed. Getting you introduced to people who will hire you. Oh yeah, and we REALLY want you to have a good time! ABOUT THE FESTIVAL In our first five years, we were voted one of the ''Top Ten Film Festivals in the U.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Comedy Ninja Film and Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 01/20/2014 (expired)

L.A.'s COMEDY NINJA Film Festival aims to be an uproarious three-day comedy free-for-all that will have audiences rolling in the aisles as it showcases the funniest work of comedic performers, directors and writers from around the globe.

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Big Story Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/30/2014 (expired)

The Big Story Group 2013 Screenwriting Competition will provide writers with the opportunity to gain experience and traction in writing feature length screenplay content. Winners will benefit from industry exposure and expert feedback on their scripts. In addition to awards for the top ten entries, all entrants will receive basic coverage for their submitted script.

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Launch Pad Pilot Competition

Final Deadline: 01/31/2014 (expired)

Our main goal is to provide a community for those in the industry and seeking to enter the industry to gather on a level playing field. With this in mind, we’ve not only become the premiere tracking board for both groups, but we’ve also gone to great lengths to ensure our members are always given the opportunities to succeed. Our grand prize winner will be broadcast across the industry, the site, our partnering sites, and will be mailed to our exclusive mailing list of over 15,000 people, our industry insider list of over 5,500 people, and will be sent individually to agents, managers, executives and producers well beyond our judges panel.

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MoviePoet.com ~ Feature Contest

Final Deadline: 01/31/2014 (expired)

Our goal is threefold: help writers improve their craft, celebrate our best work, and connect writers and their scripts with filmmakers.

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

YouPix.org Where Scripts get a Shot!

Final Deadline: 03/01/2014 (expired)

In Hollywood your script has about a One in a Million chance of being produced ... That sucks! At YouPix.org your script has a One in a Thousand chance of being produced ... That sucks less. No Script or Short Film competition offers you as much as YouPix.org. Our winners make a movie. An actual movie – you don't get a trophy, prize or a monetary gesture that gets you no further in your career.

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Hill Country Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/14/2014 (expired)

Where raw talent meets raw beauty. HCFF is a five-day independent film festival in the heart of the picturesque Hill Country in Fredericksburg, Texas. The Hill Country Film Festival accepts short and feature films as well as hosts a Short Screenplay Competition (10 pages or less) and a Feature Screenplay Competition (70-120 pages).

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theOffice Fellowship

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (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 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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Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 03/15/2014 (expired)

ALL ENTRIES RECEIVE FEEDBACK in each Round as the script advances! RECOGNITION – to award and validate outstanding works. FEEDBACK – to provide constructive, unbiased critiques from the perspective of Hollywood readers. ASSISTANCE – to help improve the quality of writers' craft and their individual works. EXPOSURE – to place scripts in the hands of decision makers in the film industry.

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

American Movie Awards

Final Deadline: 03/31/2014 (expired)

The American Movie Awards were originally founded in 1980 with winners such as Meryl Streep, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, and Steven Spielberg. The event's mission is to award and recognize the very best in independent filmmaking and screenwriting and to help launch the careers of talented new filmmakers and screenwriters. The American Movie Awards have reemerged to become one of indie film's most respected symbols of success.

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Horror Haiku Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 03/31/2014 (expired)

The HORROR HAIKU Screenwriting Contest opens for submissions on March 10, 2014, and closes for submissions on March 31, 2014, or when 200 submissions have been received. Scripts must be original work by the submitter, no more than 3 pages in length and themed in the horror genre. Submitters must include a Haiku with their screenplay. The title page and Haiku do not count against the 3 page limit.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 04/15/2014 (expired)

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

Hoboken International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 04/20/2014 (expired)

Hoboken International Film Festival ("HIFF") is dedicated to showcasing and promoting fine non-studio films, TV pilots, and screenplays from filmmakers throughout the United States and internationally. Now in its ninth year, the 2014 Hoboken International Film Festival ("HIFF") is being held May 30 to June 5, 2014 at the breathtaking Paramount Theater in Middletown, New York.

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Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 04/21/2014 (expired)

Scriptapalooza was founded in 1998 with the goal of helping as many writers as possible through the competition. We have over 90 production companies, agents and managers reading all the entered scripts. (A complete list of participants is on Scriptapalooza's website.) We actively push the Semifinalists, Finalists, Runners-Up and Winners for a full year with the intention of creating opportunities for the writers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 71 Comments

WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 04/24/2014

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: 55 Comments

American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

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

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

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

To find the best GENRE scripts. Genre scripts are bought and produced more than 10 to 1 over the serious drama, indie, or quirky scripts that typically win screenplay contests. This contest pits genre scripts only against scripts within their genre, and seeks to identify and promote to the industry the very best in each genre -- in other words, the scripts with the very best chances in the marketplace.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 23 Comments

Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest is a quarterly international competition that facilitates relationships between new writers and Industry leaders looking to help aspirants embark on writing careers. Working from an A-list logline, entrants are challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept.

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

Palm Street Films Annual Script Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014

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

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Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 17 Comments

Extreme Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014

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

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

100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014

"100 Screenplays" is a unique contest brought to you by "Screenplay Festival," one of the longest running and highest rated screenplay competitions on MovieBytes. We accept one hundred scripts into each contest, and quickly get the results to you. "!00 Screenplays" is a fast, targeted screenplay contest where every writer who enters goes in knowing exactly how many scripts will be in the competition, and every writer knows that there will be results less than a month after the contest closes.

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

Women’s Words

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014

Pride Films and Plays' Women’s Work Contest has Stage, Screenplay, and Shorts categories. We aspire to honor excellence in work written by women for film or stage with lesbian characters or themes.

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New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014

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

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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/09/2014

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: 6 Comments

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 05/09/2014

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

Script House Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014

Script House, a unique company that manages screenplay contests, is holding a competition of its own! The Script House Screenplay Contest (clever title, eh?) is a blended (TV and feature) contest that wants to give YOU a cash prize for your script -- Grand Prize winner takes home $1,500, while two runners-up are bestowed $500 each. Send us the best you've got -- Script House looks forward to reading your work and rewarding you for it.

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Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014

For the past two decades, Austin Film Festival has been launching writers into their careers. This year, AFF is celebrating its longevity and exponential growth by creating a week that will change your life. With one of the most recognized and prestigious Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, AFF breaks out newcomers from the privacy of their desks and straight into the industry.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 24 Comments

DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014

The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition is a very different kind of screenwriting competition. A panel of judges consisting of filmmakers, screenwriters and critics will review and provide coverage (feedback) for scripts of 15 pages or less. 5-7 finalists will be featured during ScriptDC — the region’s largest screenwriting conference — where their scripts will be read in front of a live audience — and one will walk away with $2,000 to shoot their project! If the script is shot and completed by the deadline, it will be automatically included as an official selection for the DC Shorts Film Festival.

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ScreenCraft's Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014

Is your script the next “Paranormal Activity” or “Saw” franchise? Whether you have a contained thriller or a big effects-driven horror film, WE WANT TO READ YOUR SCREENPLAY. Enter to have your screenplay read by our 3 judges who are development executives at Lionsgate, Paramount and Sony.

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Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund it with the entry fees.

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Hollywood Drama Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/15/2014

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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Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/20/2014

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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FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014

To make Hollywood more accessible than ever before to more aspiring screenwriters, Filmmakers.com is forming strategic alliances with the powers that be... Championing Emerging Artists. FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards has been in existence since 2000 (formerly known as The Radmin Company / FilmMakers.com Screenplay Contest) and its association with the Radmin Company has been going on since late 2000.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 31 Comments

Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014

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

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

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles' Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. Now, in it's 14th year, Shriekfest takes place on October 2 -5 at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

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Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/20/2014

To promote the horror genre in screenplay form.

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Zed Fest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014

Zed Fest was formed to acknowledge and encourage new independent filmmakers and screenwriters. We noticed that there are a lot of talented and promising filmmakers and screenwriters that tend to get snubbed by other festivals and competitions simply because they are low budget or less polished. We want to give them the recognition that they deserve and try to help them build upon their abilities.

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

Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014

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 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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ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2014

ScreenCraft is tickled to announce the Comedy Screenplay Contest. 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.

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New York Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/20/2014

The New York Screenplay Contest is a global screenwriting contest designed to launch careers and provide recognition and network opportunities to the world's best new voices in screenwriting for film and television. The New York Screenplay Contest awards its winners with cash, prizes, sponsorship packages, and meetings with leading industry professionals.

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Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014

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.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

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.

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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.

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