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Palm Street Films Annual Script Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2014 (expired)

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 (expired)

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters

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Extreme Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

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

New Media Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

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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Women’s Words

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (expired)

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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100 Screenplays

Final Deadline: 05/01/2014 (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.

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

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 05/10/2014 (expired)

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

Script House Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014 (expired)

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 (expired)

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

American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014 (expired)

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

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DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014 (expired)

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.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

ScreenCraft's Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (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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Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014 (expired)

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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72 Script Fest

Final Deadline: 06/19/2014 (expired)

Write a short 8-10 page script in 72 hours! The Winning script will be produced in September 2014 and premiere at 72 Film Fest 2014 in October.

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Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/20/2014 (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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LA Shorts Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/26/2014 (expired)

After several years of hiatus we are proud to bring back LA Shorts screenplay competition. Finalists are invited to attend a table reading of the script for a live audience during LA Shorts Fest. The readings are performed by professional actors and actresses in front of an audience, who will vote on their favorites. These votes, along with the scores of the readers, determine the winner.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (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.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 32 Comments

Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014 (expired)

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

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

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014 (expired)

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.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014 (expired)

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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WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 07/10/2014 (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.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 56 Comments

Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 07/15/2014 (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: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

L.A. Neo Noir Film & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 07/19/2014 (expired)

We present the greatest independent film noir / neo noir films, scripts, poems, and neo-noir fine art in a showcase that is attended by buyers, producers, and lovers of the neo noir / film noir genre specific to Los Angeles or in the style thereof. We have cash prizes, trophies, awards, a staged reading of winning scripts, and a great reception planned for all who attend.

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Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/20/2014 (expired)

To promote the horror genre in screenplay form.

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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.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 18 Comments

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

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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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/07/2014

Experience your screenplay in a whole new light, and gain exposure internationally! The Feature Grand Prize Winner will win a FREE Trip to LONDON during the BFI London Film Festival and have a Table Reading of your screenplay by Professional Actors.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

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

Search for New Blood Genre Contest

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014

To look for the darkest, scary, creepy, suspenseful, mind-boggling, most twisted scripts from undiscovered writers from all over the world in the first ever Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is an inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor true film artists. RIFF welcomes produced films and screenplays of all genres and niches (features & shorts). The festival offers an array of film screenings, industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014

As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem. By accepting all submitted screenplays and judging them based upon their quality -- not their source or their standardized formatting or the quality of the brads holding them together -- Screenplay Festival looks to give undiscovered screenwriters an opportunity to rise above the crowd.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 34 Comments

All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/09/2014

We're here to promote the art of screenwriting and filmmaking in the world of sports and competition.

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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/26/2014

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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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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Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/03/2014

Our goal is to help you, the emerging screenwriter develop as a storyteller, show off your talents to industry, and give you some cash to help propel you along in your screenwriting career. The new season of the Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition is proud to announce that we are offering $25,000 in cash prizes as well as a chance to go to Robert McKee's Story Seminar in New York to learn in-depth techniques and lessons on story.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014

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

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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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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

Our intention is to help open doors for the aspiring television writer. There are four categories you can submit to, which include 1 hour existing spec scripts, 1/2 hour existing sitcom spec scripts, original pilots, and reality programs. This competition is designed with the TV writer and crossover screenwriter in mind. The participants we have chosen to read the winning scripts are individuals from established production companies.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 9 Comments

Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

The Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their screenplay PRODUCED, made into a movie and SEEN by audiences and industry professionals all over the world! Our goal is to discover and promote the original works and talents of emerging screenwriters by making their scripts into films that get audiences talking.

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West Field Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 10/20/2014

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

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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

To introduce writers to the decision makers of traditional broadcast television, the cable market, and multi-media outlets. Competition winners will have their material read by experienced producers and agents in L.A. and N.Y.

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

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

To introduce writers to the decision makers in film and multimedia markets. Top script receives $1,000 and ALL competition winners, runners-up, and finalists will earn the chance to have their scripts read by established production companies and agents in LA and NY. We strive to provide commentary on each script.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/26/2014

We don't offer any of the usual screenplay contest smoke and mirrors. No coverage from someone being paid $10 per script (please ask Mom). No cash (please ask Grandma) or writing clinics from gurus who have never sold a screenplay (Dad?). What our winners do receive is: INDUSTRY ACCESS AND INDUSTRY READS.

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

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2014

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

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 24 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2014

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Entering it’s eleventh year, the competition retains a stellar reputation that hinges in no small part on its knack for exhibiting a compelling mix of stories from around the globe and providing opportunities for writers to tap into a network recognized for accelerating their drive towards success.

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

Writers Place

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

To assist the aspiring screenwriter in realizing his/her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. To eliminate industry chokepoints that stifle creativity and impede screenplay access to managers,agents & producers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 14 Comments

London Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

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

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Hollywood Drama Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

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

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