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Nicholl Submissions Closing in on 5,500

Updated: 04/02/2024

With less than a month until their final May 1st deadline, the Nicholl Fellowships has recieved more than 4,200 submissions. In a new rule for 2024, a maximum number of 5,500 entries will be accepted.

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CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship
Late: 04/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Late: 04/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition
Early-bird: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Showcase
Late: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Story Showcase
Regular: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

True Story Showcase
Final: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Suspense Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Animation Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
Early: 04/26/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenwriting Competition
Early: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Feature Competition
Regular: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenwriting Competition
Final: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Late: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros Awards Contest
Late: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Script2Comic Contest
Standard: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

The TITAN Awards
Early: 04/30/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Late: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Paramount Writers Mentoring Program
Final: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
Regular: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Write LA Screenplay & Pilot Competition
Regular: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival
Extended Deadline: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Austin Action Fest
Regular: 05/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
Final: 05/02/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

BlueCat TV Writing Competition New!
Early: 05/02/2024
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest
Late: 05/03/2024
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
Extended: 05/04/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Sprint: 05/04/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition
Final: 05/06/2024
WSPro Discount: No

BlueCat TV Writing Competition New!
Regular: 05/07/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts OutHere Contest New!
Final: 05/10/2024
WSPro Discount: No

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
Regular: 05/12/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptation Showcase Features & Shorts Category
Regular: 05/12/2024
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Shorts Competition
Regular: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
Late: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest New!
Last Minute: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

Screenplay Festival
Early: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Finish Line Script Competition
Late: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Regular: 05/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
Extended Late: 05/16/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship
Extended: 05/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Extended: 05/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Showcase
Final: 05/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Story Showcase
Late: 05/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

2024 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Final: 05/20/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest
Regular: 05/20/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
Late: 05/20/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

Emerging Screenwriters Suspense Screenplay Competition
Final : 05/23/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition
Final: 05/23/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Animation Screenplay Competition
Final: 05/23/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Script Competition
Late: 05/24/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition
Late: 05/24/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Late: 05/25/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Austin Action Fest
Extended: 05/27/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
Extended: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
Final: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Feature Competition
Late: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
Regular: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Final: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Script2Comic Contest
Late: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Coverage Ink's Get Repped Now
Deadline: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

The TITAN Awards
Regular: 05/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Write LA Screenplay & Pilot Competition
Final: 06/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
Late: 06/01/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Late: 06/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
Final: 06/01/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
Late: 06/02/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Late: 06/02/2024
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest
Extended: 06/03/2024
WSPro Discount: $15.00

BlueCat TV Writing Competition New!
Final: 06/04/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest
Final: 06/10/2024
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Shorts Competition
Late: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Slamdance Screenplay Competition
Regular: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest New!
Extended: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

Screenplay Festival
Standard: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Regular: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Extended: 06/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
Extended: 06/17/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
Final: 06/20/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

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