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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/27/2014
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 12/27/2014
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2014
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Aura Screenwriter Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: No

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IFIPG Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: No

Screenwriting Staffing Logline Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: No

CreativeScope Awards

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: No

Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline Student Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: No

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/14/2015
WSPro Discount: No

New Hope Film Festival Script Competition

Final Deadline: 01/30/2015
WSPro Discount: No

Short Wars

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015
WSPro Discount: No ~ Feature Contest

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015
WSPro Discount: No

Garden State Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/01/2015
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Top Ten TV Show Screenplay Festival New!

Final Deadline: 02/14/2015
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles New!

Final Deadline: 02/15/2015
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 02/15/2015
WSPro Discount: No

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Chicago Screenplay Contest Unravels Amid Accusations, Complaints

Updated: 12/17/2014

After Jason Park moved to California from the northern suburbs, he thought he found the perfect venue to promote his coming-of-age screenplay set during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

The aspiring screenwriter spent $39 to enter the Chicago Screenplay Contest, and was pleased when he was named the inaugural contest’s grand-prize winner in August. His winnings, according to the website, included part of a cash prize, screenwriting software and, most importantly, meetings with industry insiders. [from DNAInfo Chicago]

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Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition Announces Third Cycle Winners

Year 73 by Jeff Shevlowitz has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Third Cycle of the 2014 Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/17/2014]

StoryPros International Names Contest Winner

Shadowman, by Mike Miller, has been named the winner of the 8th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 12/16/2014]

WILDSound Announces Short Script Winners

WILDSound has announced their Short Script Winners for 2014. [Updated: 12/15/2014]

Courier Awards Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have bee named for the 2014 Courier Awards. Semifinalists will be announced on January 15, 2015. [Updated: 12/15/2014]

Chicago Screenplay Contest Discontinued

The Chicago Screenplay Contest has discontinued their competition. [Updated: 12/12/2014]

StoryPros International Finalists Announced

StoryPros International has announced the finalists of their 8th Annual Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/09/2014]

WILDsound Announces 22 Winning 1st Scene Screenplay Readings for 2014

[Updated: 12/06/2014]

Video Interviews with Shore Script Winners

Shore Scripts has posted video interviews with their recent contest winners. [Updated: 12/05/2014]

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

Scriptapalooza TV has announced the latest script requests from their TV writing competition. [Updated: 12/04/2014]

Circus Road Announces Contest Winners

Mind of the Assassin by Carolina Saccone has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 Circus Road Sreenplay Competition. [Updated: 12/02/2014]

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A successful, but unhappy, novelist reluctantly returns to his childhood town to attend a friend's funeral. While reminiscing about his experiences as a child playing basketball on a city court to escape from emotional abuse, he understands himself and the theme of his next project more clearly. [Ranked 9th in the "Urban" category of's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Sports,Urban

Time And Space

After 65m years the aliens are back to harvest Earth once again, and our only hope is a female cop who is a lousy shot. A (sci-fi) parody / pastiche in the vein of Mel Brooks.
Author: Steven Prowse
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Perfect Stimulation

Sherry must survive inept men in black, stupid strippers, a trigger-happy rancher and alien bounty hunters as she tries to deliver a key.
Genre: Comedy,Sci-Fi

Spirit Cut

Blake and his female partner must now fight for their lives after a planned revenge goes wrong.
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

The Night Witches

During WW2 the Soviets formed a specialist air regiment and, with only biplanes at their disposal, they became the pilots the Germans feared most. They just happened to be women. Based on historical events. Winner of ten screenplay competitions in 2014.
Author: Steven Prowse
Genre: Action-Adventure,Historical,Biography

Naughty Or Nice

When a viral blog destroys Santa’s ‘Nice’ list and threatens Christmas itself, an insubordinate elf opens a North Pole boot camp to reform the naughty tween bloggers.
Author: JoAnn Hess
Genre: Comedy,Family

The Third Bomb

The third atomic mission has crashed in Japanese territory and the rule-following pilot is ordered to detonate his bomb to prevent its capture, but when an ambitious Japanese commander throws him into a prison filled with Allied POWs, he must risk putting honor before duty if anyone is to escape the island alive.
Author: Phillip Parker
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Historical


DECKED (Family/Animation): In the four kingdoms of Spades, Hearts, Clubs, and Diamonds, where people are ranked by numbers, a group of lowly "twos" tries desperately to stop the Queen of Spades from overthrowing the other kingdoms. (This screenplay was a "featured"/top-rated script on both and
Author: Brent Hartinger
Genre: Fantasy,Family,Animation


SPIRITS (Horror/Thriller): When Trick and Lindy are enlisted in the renovation of an old distillery, they discover a cache of rare, valuable whiskey -- but little do they know that the bottles contain the trapped spirits of some very angry ghosts.
Author: Brent Hartinger
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Curious Buddies

*** This one has won many HONORABLE MENTIONS *** It's not your mother's buddy movie! It's a combo meal It's LETHAL WEAPON, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, with a side of TAKEN. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young Internet Entreprenuer to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a Fall Out Shelter by a ruthless Psychopath
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

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