Screamfest Announces Contest Results

Updated: 10/26/2021

Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler has been named the 2021 Screamfest Horror Screenplay Competition Winner. Finalists, Semifinalists, and Quarterfinalists have also been announced.

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Shores Scripts Announces Quarterfinalists

Shore Scripts has announced their feature screenplay and 1-hour and 1/2-hour TV pilots quarterfinalists. Semifinalists will be announced November 10th. [Updated: 10/25/2021]

ISA Fast Track Names Fellows & Genre Winners

The International Screenwriters Association has announced Denise Meyers and Alan Jenkins their latest Fast Track Fellowship winners. Seven genre competition winners were also announced. [Updated: 10/20/2021]

TITAN Screenwriting Contest Names Quarterfinalists

Industrial Scripts has announced quarterfinalists in all categories for the 2021 Titan Screenwriting Awards. [Updated: 10/19/2021]

Reno-Tahoe Screenplay Contest Posts Winning Scripts and Writer Interviews

The winners of Reno-Tahoe Screenplay Contest Spring cycle are now in production. [Updated: 10/17/2021]

2021 PAGE Award Winners Announced

The winners of The 2021 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and this year’s $25,000 Grand Prize has been awarded to A.J. Bermudez for her edgy, contemporary action script ICON. [Updated: 10/17/2021]

Wiki Contest Announces September Contest Winners

The Wine Cellar by Lisa Savy has been named the Best Screenplay of the September, 2021 Wiki Screenplay Contest. Chasing the Dark by Mike Bencivenga was named Best TV Pilot and The Impossible Question by Jeremy Germain was named Best Short Script. [Updated: 10/13/2021]

Austin Fest Names Contest Finalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced the 2021 Script Competition Finalists. Sixty-four scripts were chosen for the Final Round with one winner to be determined in each of the 18 categories. The winners will be announced during this year’s Conference. [Updated: 10/13/2021]

Write LA Names Contest Winner

Mads Gauger and Christan Mary Leonard have been named the Grand Prize Winners of the 2021 Write LA Screenwring Contest for theri TV Pilot, That Woman. [Updated: 10/07/2021]

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Contest Winners

HollyShorts has named Dummy, by Andrew Kaberline, as the winner of their 2021 Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 10/07/2021]

Austin Fest Names Contest Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced its 2021 Script Competitions Semifinalists, representing the top 2% of a record field of 14,648 submissions. Finalists will be revealed by mid-October and the winners will be announced during this year's Conference. [Updated: 10/06/2021]

Write LA Names Top 5 Finalists

TV Pilot and Feature screenwriting competition Write LA has revealed its top 5 finalists for the 2021 competition. These five writers will now have their scripts read and considered for representation by 5 Literary Management companies: Circle of Confusion, Zero Gravity, Fictional Entity, Grandview and Forward. [Updated: 10/01/2021]

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Stage 32 Family-Friendly Screenwriting Contest New!
Final: 10/27/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Extended: 10/30/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition
Final: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund
Final: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays
Last Call: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest
RIP: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
Final: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: $10.00

CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Awards
Final: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Festival
Extended: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Madras Independent Film Festival New!
Final: 10/31/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
Final: 11/04/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screenwriting Battle New!
Start: 11/04/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest
Last Chance: 11/09/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Extended: 11/18/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)
Final: 11/19/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition
Final: 11/23/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Comedy Writing Contest
Final: 11/24/2021
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition
Final: 11/26/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
Super Extended: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition
Final: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Pitch Now Screenplay Competition
Extended: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Circus Road Screenplay Contest
Final: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition
Final: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

WRPN Women's International Film Festival
Last Chance: 11/30/2021
WSPro Discount: No

IndieBoom Script Contest New!
Final: 12/03/2021
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ISA Family & Holiday + Genre Busting Screenplay Competition New!
Final: 12/09/2021
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Action & Adventure + Genre Busting Screenplay Competition New!
Final: 12/09/2021
WSPro Discount: No

BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Late: 12/12/2021
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search
Extended Deadline: 12/13/2021
WSPro Discount: No

International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition
Extended Deadline: 12/13/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Filmarket Hub Feature Film Screenwriting Contest
Final: 12/16/2021
WSPro Discount: No

The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition
Extended: 12/17/2021
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco IndieFest Screenplay Competition
Final: 12/18/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards
Extended: 12/20/2021
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition
Final: 12/22/2021
WSPro Discount: No

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  7. Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition
  8. Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition
  9. StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
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