HollyShorts Announces Competition Winners

Updated: 11/15/2020

HollyShorts has announced Mike Kearby as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2020 HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition for his screenplay, The Problem With Time Travel. The winner will be awarded a $10,000 Production Grant from Seattle Film Summit, and the completed film will screen at the 2021 HollyShorts Film Festival, and receive distribution on Bitpix.

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Write LA Posts Grand Prize Winner Live Read

Write LA has posted their live read of Grand Prize Winner Nathan Dame comedy pilot script, Fräulein Schreiber’s Mixtape. [Updated: 11/09/2020]

ScreamFest Names Contest Winner

Bloody Mary by Dan Ast and John C. Thursby has been named the Grand Prize winner of the 2020 ScreamFest Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 11/04/2020]

Scriptapalooza Announces Screenplay Competition Producer Requests

Producers have requested to read a number of Scriptapalooza's 2020 finalists. [Updated: 11/04/2020]

RIIFF Names Contest Winners

Edward Balli from Canada won the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winner for this year's Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition for his screenplay is entitled "Leadeth." [Updated: 11/03/2020]

AFF Announces Screenplay Contest Winners

The Austin Film Festival has announced their 2020 Script Competition winners. [Updated: 11/02/2020]

Shore Scripts Announces Feature & TV 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: 10/25/2020]

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Finalists

Finalists have been announced from among more 1,000 submissions to the HollyShorts Film Festival. The top 3 screenplays will be announced/awarded during the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony on November 15, with the winning script receiving a $10,000 production deal courtesy of Seattle Film Summit. [Updated: 10/24/2020]

ISA Names Fast Track Fellowship Winners

The International Screenwriting Association has announced Robert Ripley (The Mender) and Danielle Nicki (The First White President) as their 2020 FAST TRACK XII Fellowship Winners.  Genre winners and finalists have also been announced.

[Updated: 10/21/2020]

Page Announces 2020 Contest Winners

The winners of the 2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and this year’s $25,000 Grand Prize was awarded to Claire Tailyour for her haunting, evocative thriller MOTHER WILD. [Updated: 10/15/2020]

Austin Fest Names Script Competition Finalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced their contest finalists. 59 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: 10/14/2020]

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ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition
Final: 11/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Pitch Now Screenplay Competition
Extended: 11/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Circus Road Screenplay Contest
Final: 11/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Your Script Produced! Studios : Season 2
Final: 11/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition
Final: 11/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco IndieFest Screenplay Competition
Final: 12/05/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Genre Lab
Decision: 12/07/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Screenwriting Staffing's Query Letter Contest (Season 2) New!
Final: 12/09/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Late: 12/13/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest
McCammon: 12/13/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Middlebury Script Lab
Last Chance: 12/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition
Extended: 12/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Annual TV Writing Contest
Final: 12/16/2020
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenwriting Competition
Final: 12/18/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Short Competition
Final: 12/21/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Filmarket Hub Feature Film 2020 Screenwriting Contest New!
Final Deadline: 12/21/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Extended: 12/26/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Get It Made
Final: 12/31/2020
WSPro Discount: $20.00

Script Pipeline Movie and TV Show Idea Contest
Extended: 01/07/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Toronto Metropolitan Int'l Screenwriting Competition
Final: 01/08/2021
WSPro Discount: No

The WeScreenplay Feature Competition
Final: 01/15/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards
Extended: 01/20/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Fiction Podcast Contest New!
Final: 01/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition
Final: 01/21/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Military Script Showcase
Final: 01/22/2021
WSPro Discount: No

Trending: Contest Queue

The following screenwriting competitions are the "most queued" upcoming contests on MovieBytes:

  1. 2021 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
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  4. Creative World Awards
  5. WriteMovies Winter 2020 Screenwriting Contest
  6. Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition
  7. Table Read My Screenplay Genre Competition
  8. ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship
  9. ISA Fast Track Fellowship
  10. 100 Screenplays