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Contests Found: 26

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/06/2014

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

Hollywood Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/10/2014

Our aim, quite simply, is to discover and recognize the brightest new talent and original voices in storytelling from around the world. We identify emerging talent and place top new writers firmly on the industry's radar directly in the heart of the motion picture capital of the world.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 16 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.

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

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

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

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

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

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.

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

Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/17/2014

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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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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The First Look Project, presented by Script Pipeline

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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TVWriter.com Spec Scriptacular

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The basic fact about the television business is that in order to get into it you, the writer, must have at least 3 great spec episodes written for existing shows. These episodes are your calling card. They demonstrate that you have what it takes to write "on assignment." In other words, they show that your writing can meet the demands of a show's individual (we would never say "peculiar") style.

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

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is an international screenwriting competition dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of the world’s best new emerging screenwriters in the city globally recognized as the center of the movie and television industries. We celebrate and share your passion for storytelling by helping to advance the careers of talented screenwriters, connecting our winners with working industry producers, agents, managers, and development executives.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 11 Comments

Bankable Script

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Ready for the opportunity to take your screenwriting to the next level, win $10,000 and other great prizes, and market your script to prominent leaders in the filmmaking industry? Send us your script and find out in less than 2 weeks if your script has what it takes to make it onto our A-list of semi-finalists! We actively work to offer our writers opportunities to both get your script in front of industry professionals as well as improve your craft.

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

Aura Screenwriter Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

Our mission is to recognize new and emerging screenwriters by providing affordable entry fees and cash awards in all categories for screenwriters that win the Gold Award, Silver Award, or Bronze Award.

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Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/14/2015

Coming off of the heels of its tremendously successful inaugural Screenwriting Competition, the 46th annual Nashville Film Festival is proud to open its call for entries for the 2015 contest. With over $60,000 in cash and prizes and potential exposure to celebrated industry executives and studios, the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition is an incredible opportunity for talented writers to get their scripts discovered.

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

New Hope Film Festival Script Competition

Final Deadline: 02/27/2015

To discover and nurture overlooked and underappreciated filmmakers from around the globe.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 05/03/2015

To shine a spotlight on new, fresh voices writing for television.

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

ScriptVamp's Dream Quest: Attention Grabber Competition

Final Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on the last day of each month.

This contest has been designed to test the mettle of the 1st 10 pages, of any script, in any genre. We're looking for a tightly written, fluently paced opening that whets our appetite and leaves us longing for more... Sounds easy right? Can you prove your script has what it takes? Enter if you dare... One unique feature of this competition is that we provide constructive feedback for every entrant.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 20 Comments

Wildsound Reading Series

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WILDsound Monthly Screenplay Festival offers screenwriters at all levels the fantastic opportunity of hearing their scripts read out loud using Top Professional Actors and seen by 10000s of people online, including producers and agents. At least 2 winning readings done every single month. Click the website info and watch the winning videos.

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

Wildsound TV SPEC and TV PILOT Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: Ongoing - submit anytime.

Submit a TV SPEC SCREENPLAY or ORIGINAL TV PILOT (monthly deadlines) and get the chance to see your script read out loud at our Screenplay Festival using professional actors. Shown online on the YouTube channel that garners 1000s of views. CLICK the website link for examples of past winners. A great way to get your words out there and obtain the Agent you're looking for or just get your script seen by more people.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 6 Comments

1st Scene Screenplay Contest

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FULL FEEDBACK on the first moments of your screenplay from our committee of Professional Screenwriters, Production Heads and Script Consultants. Are you just starting off your screenplay and want immediate feedback on your first scenes/first moments of your script?

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

Talentville Script of the Month

Final Deadline: Last day of each month

A monthly competition for members of Talentville.com who have uploaded full length, drama or sitcom screenplays at the site. Script are reviewed and rated via a peer review system among the members, with the top three rated scripts becoming a finalist at the end of each month. All finalists receive professional coverage by Scriptapalooza, with the order of finish being judged solely by them.

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