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Madrid International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 02/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 02/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Presenting over $50,000 in Cash & Prizes,
including a huge $25,000 Grand Prize!!
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Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/25/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final Deadline: 02/28/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Best Short Competition EVER!
Up to $10,000 for your script AND it gets made!

Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Universe Multicultural Film Festival

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

2016 CineStory Screenwriting Awards. Invaluable Industry mentorship. Late deadline February 15. Enter Now!

First 10 Pages Script Contest New!

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

The Laugh or Die Comedy Fest

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ISA Fast Track Fellowship III

Final Deadline: 03/03/2016
WSPro Discount: No

St Tropez & Nice International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/07/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Sky Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 03/07/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Honolulu Film Awards

Final Deadline: 03/10/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Depth of Field International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/14/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Vegas Indie Film Fest

Final Deadline: 03/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Life Fest Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/18/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00 Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 03/27/2016
WSPro Discount: No

L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Twister Alley Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Illinois International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CAL-TEX Worldwide Horror Fest New!

Final Deadline: 04/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 04/05/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/10/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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Which Screenwriting Contests Should You Enter in 2016?

Updated: 02/09/2016

Here at MovieBytes, we get this question a lot. With more than 400 screenwriting contests in our database, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of contests clamoring for your entry fees. And let's face it, not all contests are created equal. Some of them of can launch your Hollywood career while others can, well, cash your check.

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WILDSound Announces February Feature Screenplay Winners

[Updated: 02/11/2016]

Scriptapalooza announces 2016 Producer Requests

Scriptapalooza has announced their latest batch of producer script requests. [Updated: 02/10/2016]

BlueCat Names Feature and Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has named their feature screenplay quarterfinalists from among 4,523 submissions. Short Screenplay quarterfinalists have also been announced from among 2,086 entries. [Updated: 02/07/2016]

Fan Fiction Fest Names February Contest Winner

The Fan Fiction Festival has named the DOCTOR WHO episode "The Time Cuckoo" by David Gilbank & Paul Renhard as its Screenplay Contest Winner for February, 2016. [Updated: 02/01/2016]


Stage 32 Happy Writers Announces New TV Fellowship

Stage 32 Happy Writers has partnered with the Writers Assistant Network and over a dozen agencies and management companies to announce an intriguing new three month Fellowship for ten aspiring TV writers. [Updated: 02/01/2016]


Scriptapalooza Tips for Screenwriters

Scriptaplooza President Mark Andrushko has a list of do's and don'ts for entering Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts, and other contests, too. [Updated: 01/31/2016]

Fresh Voices Announces 2015 Quarterfinalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their quarterfinalists for 2015. (PDF format) [Updated: 01/27/2016]

TrackingB Names 2015 Contest Winners

David Marmor's Invariant has been been named the overall winner of the 2015 TrackingB Screenwriting Competition. The script is about two students investigating the nature of time who discover a way to send messages to the past -- and soon find themselves fighting desperately to change the future they've been shown. [Updated: 01/26/2016]


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Should I hire a screenwriting consultant?

M.T. wants to know if screenwriting consultants are worth the money. [Updated: 01/26/2016]

FilmMakers Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 14th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards. [Updated: 01/26/2016]

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Broken Warriors

A black MMA fighter helps Dave, a homeless vet rescue his daughter from a child porn ring and heist the Russian mob.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure

The Ghost And The Gold Louis

A ghost Evangeline tells her great granddaughter the tale of gold Louis that purchased her as a slave and leads Chloe to the missing coins.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Action-Adventure,Historical,Supernatural

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, James Bond meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Romantic Comedy,Thriller

Last Game

A mysterious young woman may be an ordinary man's loving ally - or his vicious betrayer - in an attempt to block Satan's march to ultimate power.
Author: Harold Jewell
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Supernatural


An evil folklore character starts killing people in a small Pennsylvania-Dutch town during the Christmas holidays as a young, inexperienced sheriff with his job on the line tries to stop him.
Author: Chuck McClelland
Genre: Thriller,Horror

The Call Center

Locusts invade the building, the adherence schedules are off kilter, and one of the night managers is watching TV and preaching the word. Meet the staff of the Call Center where "the prisoners run the prison". But it's just a cup of coffee, for the merry go round of Managers in this wacky environment
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Comedy

"behind The Curtain" Pilot Episode

It’s what happens in the afterlife if the ancient religious texts were right… kind of !
Author: John Cannon
Genre: Comedy,Supernatural

Cirque Du Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, Dangerous Liaisons, time warp, adventure to the future. It's THE MARTIAN collides with GRAVITY, and INTERSTELLAR *** *** It's INTERSTELLAR collides with GRAVITY, and NON-STOP.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Curious Buddies

*** This one has gained a lot of attention on "Twitter" lately *** A veteran FBI Agent hires, and develops a surprising bond with a young internet entrepreneur when he seeks his expertise in rescuing a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. 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.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Antidote Man

Aliens abduct humans as test subjects for mutant diseases to exterminate mankind - one man survives escapes with antidotes and superpowers.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Thriller,Sci-Fi

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