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Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
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Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
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ScriptFest Screenplay Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
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Women's Film & Script Showcase New!

Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
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Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 12/16/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 2nd Annual Happy Writers TV Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 12/19/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Auckland International Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 12/20/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/23/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 12/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The Poe Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/30/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Pitch-2-Script Faith & Family Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final Deadline: 01/10/2017
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies International Winter Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Military Script Showcase New!

Final Deadline: 01/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

2nd Annual Stage 32 Happy Writers Comedy Contest

Final Deadline: 01/25/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Sizzle Competition

Final Deadline: 01/26/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Utah Film Awards

Final Deadline: 01/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Screenwriting Goldmine Awards

Final Deadline: 01/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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StoryPros International Names Finalists

Updated: 12/10/2016

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 StoryPros International Screenwriting Competition.

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StoryPros International Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 12/03/2016]

WILDSound Names November Contest Winners

[Updated: 12/01/2016]

Bohemia Group Originals Options Two Scriptapalooza Winners

Bohemia Group Originals, a management company, recently optioned two Scriptapalooza winners, the 2016 winning script, a historical drama, Battle, by Aaron Brophy as well runner-up, The Clock Maker, a fun action packed script by Dan Schmidt. [Updated: 12/01/2016]

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 Feature, TV Pilot & Short script category winners. [Updated: 11/30/2016]

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Interview with ScreenCraft Horror Contest Winner Craig Peters

Craig Peters studied theatre at Stanford and UC Riverside, then moved to Los Angeles and slowly made the transition from acting to writing. His horror screenplay The 49th Day was selected for the prestigious "BloodList", an annual list highlighting the top 13 most well-liked, unproduced horror scripts of the year. The 49th Day was also named the 2016 winner of the ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 11/29/2016]

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. Semifinalists SEMIFINALISTS will be announced Friday, December 2nd. [Updated: 11/26/2016]

WeTV Names Contest Winners

Buscón, by Jeffrey Storms has been named the 1-Hour Drama Category Grand Prize winner of the WeTV Television Writing Contest, while 48 States of Granddad, by Paul Jury, has been named the 1/2-Hour Comedy Grand Prize Winner. [Updated: 11/14/2016]

Shore Scripts Names Contest Finalists

Five finalists have been announced in the Feature, TV, and Short Script categories of the 2016 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition. Winners will be announced by November 30th. [Updated: 11/10/2016]

Scriptapalooza TV Producer Requests

[Updated: 11/10/2016]

ScreenCraft Names Short Screenplay Contest Winner

A Beautiful Day by Fredrik Colting has emerged as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest. The script is a simply rendered and devastating story about a trader's final phone conversation with a close friend as his office in the World Trade Center comes down around him on September 11th, 2001. [Updated: 11/09/2016]

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Winners

Black Ice Below by Peter Fraser has been selected as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition. The script is described as a cinematic, thoroughly entertaining sci-fi/action hybrid in the tradition of Predator and Big Trouble In Little China that boasts an impressively unique mythology, a strong emotional core, and inventive set pieces. [Updated: 11/05/2016]

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Untouchable!

The nations most powerful men succeed in criminally acquiring a successful businesswoman’s empire, ignoring her tenacity at their peril.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Thriller

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

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Clay's Swallow Test

How was Clay saved? Becky might have the answer.
Author: David A. Seader
Genre: Drama

Wild Mind 1

In the year 20XX,a town regarded as a so-called"paradise for the disabled" is realized through the use of a cell-phone application.However,the origins of that town,planed in 2017,lay in the misappropriation of a large-scale scientific experiment. Part one of the ensemble piece format Sci-fi,Fantasy,Drama. TV miniseries scripts.
Author: FUJIO TORIKAI
Genre: Drama,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Curious Buddies

*** A veteran FBI Agent hires and develops a surprising bond with a young internet entrepreneur when he seeks his expertise in a week long rescue of a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. New-Rewrite-It's Lethal Weapon, The Social Network, with a side of Taken. It's a whirlwind, week long rescue, set in New York, Washington DC, and San Francisco.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Diplomatic Ammunity!

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY).
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Harm For The Holidays

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all [Ranked 5th in the "GLBT" category of MovieBytes's Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts. Austin Film Festival Second Round, Page International Quarterfinalist].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,GLBT

A Sacrifice To The God Of The Blues

An impressionable young man struggles to make sense of the alternating good and bad advice he receives from a much older friend as they travel through the heart of Mexican drug territory on a cursed trip to a remote Pacific coast beach [Ranked 10th in the Drama short script category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama

Developing Minds: An American Ghost Story

A group of recent college graduates who struggle with feelings of alienation and their addictions try to survive a year of teaching at two dysfunctional Miami public schools. [#1 Amazon Best Seller ("Satire" and "Urban Life" Kindle categories) and Winner of 2015 Stargazer Literary Prizes (Visionary and Metaphysical Fiction category)]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Urban

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