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ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

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Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/22/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 01/04/2018
WSPro Discount: No

CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Awards

Final Deadline: 01/07/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Winter 2018 Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 01/14/2018
WSPro Discount: No

WAN Writers Workshop

Final Deadline: 01/15/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Sundance Feature Film Program

Final Deadline: 01/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

IndieFest Film Awards

Final Deadline: 01/19/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final Deadline: 01/31/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Screencraft Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 01/31/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The Poe Contest

Final Deadline: 02/02/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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StoryPros International Names Contest Winner

Updated: 12/15/2017

Patrick Hatten's The Eidolons has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 11th Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition.

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After a tragic death, a grieving mother moves into an isolated farm to help her troubled teenage son cope – only to discover the farm is haunted by the ghost of a young man who committed suicide there, and he’s targeted her son as his next victim. 1st Place, Stage 32/Happy Writers New Blood, 2015.
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National Screenwriters Day Name Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/14/2017]

Longevity is Key: Scriptapalooza reflects on 20 years in the business

Sitting on the floor, staring at each other and trying to figure out how to make screenplay competitions matter. Here we are, in 1998, disappointed with how the so-called screenplay competitions are operating, where you mail in your script and never hear back from anyone. "We can change this", we told ourselves. "Let's change it. Now." [Updated: 12/09/2017]

StoryPros Names Contest Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros International Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/09/2017]

Which Screenwriting Contests Should You Enter in 2018?

Screenwriting contests are not a one-size-fits-all affair. While there are obvious benefits to winning a huge and prestigious competition like the Nicholl Fellowships, smaller contests can be just as valuable if they hook you up with a judge who wants to option your screenplay, or a manager who wants to represent your work. [Updated: 12/05/2017]

National Screenwriters Day Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2017 National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/04/2017]

Story Pros International Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 StoryPros International Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 12/02/2017]

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has named their Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Screenplay Contest Winners for 2017. [Updated: 12/01/2017]

Final Draft Names 2017 Finalists

Final Draft has named the TV and Feature Script Finalists for their 2017 Big Break Screenwriting Contest. [Updated: 11/29/2017]

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 11/24/2017]

ScreenCraft Names Pilot Launch Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the one-hour and half-hour Pilot Launch contest semifinalists from among more than 2,000 submissions. The Grand Prize Winners will be announced December 21st. [Updated: 11/21/2017]

Poe Contest Names Halloween Contest Winner

"Windows Wicked," an eerie story of an eight-year-old boy and an unseen creature clawing at his bedroom window, won The Poe Contest's 24-hour Halloween screenplay contest for Chicago writer Rob Herzog. [Updated: 11/14/2017]

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Full Contact

When the NFL's most feared linebacker demolishes a division opponent, his QB best friend with a career-jeopardizing hit, only the power of forgiveness and one Super Bowl dream can stop their lives from spiraling out of control and - lift them back to triumph. .
Author: Dave Kraft
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Sports

The Land Of Oz-zoo

An awkward teen becomes an unlikely hero when she befriends a cat from a magical dimension that is being destroyed by an all-consuming blackness that is about to invade her world too.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Action-Adventure,Family,Animation


A street-hardened detective searches for his abducted daughter and encounters a sadistic ghoul and his cannibalistic pets.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Horror

Curious Buddies

*** It's not your mother's buddy movie. It’s a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social Network with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young internet entrepreneur 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

Cirque D' Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, time warp, adventure to the future.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi


Currently in the TOP TEN winning scripts in both the sci-fi and fantasy genres. A teen, Lachlan, falls through a portal outside of Dublin Ireland and finds himself in a magical world. He comes to find out that the father who abandoned him as a child is actually their king, but has been kidnapped. It is up to Lachlan to rescue his father and marshal good against evil in this battle for all humanity.
Author: Danielle Erlich
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

The Immortals

Trilogy, part 1. Discovery of an ancient artifact initiates the overthrow of all global religion, unleashing supernatural war between devils and angels.
Author: Emmett Saunders
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

To The Heavens

A young man dying of AIDS searches for the meaning of his existence in the last ten minutes of his life.
Author: Emmett Saunders
Genre: Drama,Supernatural,GLBT


International scientists get blown into an uncertain future while conducting a time experiment in Earth's upper atmosphere and must deal with the aftermath of thermonuclear Armageddon.
Author: Emmett Saunders
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Historical


An Irish saint returns to Earth bestowing a magical shillelagh upon individuals in dire circumstances granting each one wish according to God's intentions for the person
Author: Emmett Saunders
Genre: Drama,Fantasy,Supernatural

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