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(Displaying records 101 thru 150 of 197 records)
Contests Found: 197

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.

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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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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

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 its 14th year, Shriekfest takes place 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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Northeast Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/15/2014 (expired)

To seek out the best story-telling abilities among the independent film industry.

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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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Zed Fest Schlock Horror Short Sreenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

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: 9 Comments

Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

Big Break is an annual, international feature and television screenwriting contest designed to launch the careers of aspiring writers. Big Break rewards screenwriters with over $80,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Los Angeles 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: 17 Comments

PollyGrind Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014 (expired)

By popular demand, PollyGrind now has a competition category that accepts unproduced scripts - features and shorts, as well as stage plays and teleplays, from professionals and students. All genres are welcome! There is no completion date requirement. Projects can originate from any country in the world.

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ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2014 (expired)

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 (expired)

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 (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.

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 (expired)

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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Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/08/2014 (expired)

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.

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All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/09/2014 (expired)

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

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World Series of Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 09/30/2014 (expired)

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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Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014 (expired)

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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168 Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014 (expired)

Write of Passage Screenwriting Competition is a one-week, mentored competition, which instructs writers as they compete. Industry pros (called Development Executives or DE's) critique writers and judge the 1st round of competition. All submissions are 12-pages and are written in 168 hours (1 week), based on the theme given out at the beginning of the writing week.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 10/10/2014 (expired)

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: 4 Comments

Zed Fest Horror/Sci-Fi/Action/Suspense Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/14/2014 (expired)

Screenplays must be feature length no less than 80 pages and no more than 120 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. Screenplays should be in 12 point Courier font and pages must be numbered. Only online PDF submissions will be accepted. Any revisions after submission will not be accepted. Genres may only be HORROR SCI-FI ACTION SUSPENSE

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ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2014 (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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Nevada Film Festival

Final Deadline: 10/15/2014 (expired)

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 (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.

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Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014 (expired)

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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Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 10/18/2014 (expired)

Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? The ability to create a screenplay based on a given idea is a top way to break into the Industry. That’s why the majority of our past finalists gained representation and met with top production companies, with one lucky winner selling his script to Universal. Now, it’s your turn to show Hollywood what you can do.

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West Field Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 10/20/2014 (expired)

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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trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/26/2014 (expired)

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

Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/26/2014 (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 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 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

APM Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2014 (expired)

The APM Short Screenplay Competition creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their short 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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Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2014 (expired)

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: 23 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2014 (expired)

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: 9 Comments

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/10/2014 (expired)

To promote and support new talent and continue our pledge of creating opportunities for new writers by providing financial rewards, software to assist in future projects, and promotion of the writer and project to agents, studios and production companies. Our winners are routinely requested by top entertainment industry people and many winners have either gained representation and/or had their screenplays optioned.

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

Writers Place

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014 (expired)

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.

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London Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014 (expired)

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 (expired)

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!

Overall rating: 1 star User Feedback: 1 Comment

Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014 (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: 6 Comments

Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/17/2014 (expired)

The Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition seeks to discover new emerging screenwriters and offer a cash award to the top screenplay in each category. We accept screenplays in four categories: feature film screenplays, original one hour television pilots, original half hour television pilots, and short film screenplays. Our feedback service is also available at submission.

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WriteMovies Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 11/26/2014

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: 56 Comments

Courier Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014

Welcome to the Courier Screenwriting Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging screenwriters. The Courier Screenwriting Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions.

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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

To discover innovative, marketable, high-concept projects for studio-level development, including feature screenplays, TV material, and media content.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST's focus is to promote all genres of writing focusing on scripts fifteen pages or less in length.

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WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/10/2014

MISSION: With over $5,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotion of our winners and finalists, our mission is to provide industry exposure and support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. FEEDBACK: We believe that writers need feedback to improve, which is why we provide the first round judges' score cards to every entrant at no additional charge.

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Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/11/2014

The Feature/Pilot Grand Prize Winner will be flown to Park City, Utah during SUNDANCE to have their screenplay read by professional actors. Plus, a director will workshop some of your scenes. 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! AND, receive $1,000 CASH!!

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

SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/12/2014

The SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition seeks to encourage, recognize and promote talented screenwriters.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

If you have a TV pilot that you are convinced will have the world coming back week after week, or, if you feel you have a voice that needs to be heard on an exisiting fan-favorite TV show ... then the industry is waiting! Introducing the Stage 32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest - we are searching for the next best television writer! There's no question we're in a Golden Age of scripted television right now with some of the best written shows the medium has ever seen hitting the airwaves over the last 10-15 years.

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