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Scriptapalooza Fellowship

Final: 06/24/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Write/LA

Standard: 06/25/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Scriptation Showcase New!

Regular: 06/25/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest

Earlybird: 06/26/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Final: 06/27/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition

Earlybird: 06/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Your Script Produced! Worldwide Script Competition New!

Final and Concrete : 06/29/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest

Final: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2020 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Early: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest

Early: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

LiveRead/LA

EarlyBird: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screenplay Festival

Extended: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards

Late : 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Script Summit

Final: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Houston Comedy Film Festival

Regular: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

Regular: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

The 5th Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Late: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The 18th Annual FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Late: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Late: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Illinois International Film Festival

Late: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WRPN Women's International Film Festival

Extended: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Portland Comedy Film Festival

Early: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Atlanta Comedy Film Festival New!

Discount: 06/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Regular: 07/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Action On Film International Film and Festival and Screenwriting Competition

Extended Deadline: 07/01/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Ojai Film Festival

Extended: 07/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Omaha Film Festival

Early: 07/08/2019
WSPro Discount: No

2019 Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition New!

Early Deadline: 07/08/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest

Extended: 07/09/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship

Regular: 07/09/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Roadmap Writers JumpStart Writing Competition

Regular: 07/10/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest

Regular: 07/10/2019
WSPro Discount: No

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Late: 07/10/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Regular Deadline: 07/10/2019
WSPro Discount: $20.00

New York New Stories New!

Regular: 07/10/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Early: 07/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Finish Line Script Competition

Late: 07/11/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition

Regular: 07/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition New!

Preliminary: 07/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Early Bird: 07/12/2019
WSPro Discount: No

SeriesFest Women Writing Competition

Regular: 07/12/2019
WSPro Discount: No

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Early: 07/14/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Regular: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Shorts Competition

Final: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

WeScreenplay Television Pilot Competition

Regular: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Write/LA

Final: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Sherman Oaks Film Festival

Extended Deadline: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

New York International Screenplay Awards New!

Early Bird: 07/15/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Stage 32 Screenplay Contest

Final: 07/17/2019
WSPro Discount: No

LGBTQ Screenwriting Competition

Extended Regular: 07/17/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Scriptation Showcase New!

Final: 07/17/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Regular: 07/18/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Faith in Film: International Screenwriting Competition

Early: 07/18/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

NHMC Television Writers Program

Final: 07/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards New!

Regular: 07/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition

Late: 07/21/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Late: 07/22/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest

Last Chance: 07/23/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Women Who Write in Film

Standard: 07/24/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Edinburgh Int'l Screenwriting Competition

Regular: 07/25/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Toronto Metropolitan Int'l Screenwriting Competition

Regular: 07/25/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

SeriesFest Women Writing Competition

Late: 07/26/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Late : 07/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final: 07/29/2019
WSPro Discount: No

The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Final: 07/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Moondance International Film Festival

Regular: 07/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Early: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Screenplay Festival

Final : 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Pitch Now Screenplay Competition

Earlybird: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards

Extended: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest

Regular: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest

Regular: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest

Regular: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Houston Comedy Film Festival

Late: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

Late: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

The 5th Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The 18th Annual FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Vail Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Early: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

New York New Stories New!

Late: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Illinois International Film Festival

Extended: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Portland Comedy Film Festival

Regular: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Atlanta Comedy Film Festival New!

Early: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Oregon Short Film Festival

First: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Early: 08/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

TVWriter.Com People's Pilot 2019

Early Bird: 08/01/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Women in Film & Television Vancouver

Regular: 08/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 08/03/2019
WSPro Discount: $20.00

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Late: 08/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No

2019 Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition New!

Final: 08/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No

LiveRead/LA

Final: 08/07/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition

Regular: 08/09/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Roadmap Writers JumpStart Writing Competition

Late: 08/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Film Independent Screenwriting Lab

Non-Member Deadline: 08/13/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

Early: 08/13/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

WeScreenplay Television Pilot Competition

Final: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship

Final: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Late: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Sherman Oaks Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Black Screenplays Matter

Regular: 08/16/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition

Final: 08/18/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New York New Stories New!

Final: 08/20/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards New!

Late: 08/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest

Final : 08/21/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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HollyShorts Film Fest Names Screenplay Selections

Updated: 06/24/2019

Official Selections have been announced for the 6th Annual HollyShort Film Festival, part of the 15th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 8-17th, 2019).

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A burned out middle-age accountant and a young daredevil woman form an improbable alliance on a dangerous rescue-mission to Mexico. First Place, Screenplay Festival, 2017.
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Shore Scripts Names 2019 Short Film Fund Winners

A Young Man's Game by James Gould-Bourn has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund, and the project has been awarded $10,000 in cash. Miss Fortunate, by Molly O'Shea been named the $4,000 Second Place Winner. [Updated: 06/06/2019]

Filmmatic Names Inroads Fellowship Winner

Filmmatic has named Justin Moran Season 2 Inroads Screenwriting Fellow for his Sci-fi TV pilot, Rust. The script features a crew of hard-luck space miners that happen upon an old shipwreck, launching them into a world of bounty hunters, terrorists, and a mammoth mining conglomerate set on keeping old mistakes buried. [Updated: 05/30/2019]

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Films has announced the 15 Finalsts for their 2019 Short Film Fund. Winner will be announced June 6th. [Updated: 05/26/2019]

StoryPros Awards Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced of the 12th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 05/26/2019]

Launch Pad Feature Competition Names Top 10 Finalists

The Launch Pad competition, in exclusive partnership with Good Fear Film + Management and Romark Entertainment, has announced the top 10 finalists for the 2018/2019 Launch Pad feature competition. [Updated: 05/22/2019]

Scriptapalooza TV Debuts New Website

[Updated: 05/22/2019]

Emerging Screenwriters Names Shoot Your Sizzle Winners

Steve Feld's Take My Wife, Please has been named the winner of the Emerging Screenwriter's Shoot Your Sizzle Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 05/10/2019]

BlueCat Names Contest Winners

Fox Hollow by Ariel Sobel has been named the Winner of the BlueCat Screenplay Contest for 2019. Benjamin Christopher won the Hour-long Pilot Category for his script Tenth Street, while Katie Blair was the Half-Hour Winner for her script, Clay. [Updated: 05/07/2019]

Austin Fest to Honor David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier film festival that champions the writers’ contribution to film, television, and new media, has announced David Benioff and D.B. Weiss as the recipients of the "Outstanding Television Writer" Award at the 26th Annual Austin Film Festival, this October 24-31, 2019. [Updated: 05/06/2019]

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Bad Listing

BAD LISTING (Thriller/Horror): When Cleo rents a "shared" Airbnb unit, she worries the other guest, Jack, has a dark secret. But there's much more going on in this apartment than even Cleo or Jack suspect. A small-cast, minimal-location script. Also the 2nd place winner at WriteMovies.com (among other honors), written by a multi-produced screenwriter.
Author: Brent Hartinger
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Endangered Species

In 2456, an ancient cryo-pod is found floating in space. The occupant, a college professor, is re-animated by the crew of the salvage vessel Renaissance, but he awakes to find a very different future to what he was expecting. With only a vague recollection of his past, he tries to piece together the answers that will determine his future and help him find the love of his life.
Author: Mark Flood
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Romance

The Time-trap

When the most dangerous man in America gets his hands on a time machine, an FBI agent, still mourning the loss of his family, must go back through time after him. However the complexities of time travel mean that although he can jump through the past; he can never jump forward. So his journey through time becomes an odyssey into his own past with a chance to change the future.
Author: Mark Flood
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, LA LA Land meets 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

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 an internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Winner LA film fest Best scene 2017.
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

Noctume's Rainbow

Kids and their dogs, find the rainbow bridge in a snowstorm. They teleport, fly, zoom through tunnels, and levitate, around this heaven-like universe.They have a lot of fun, but get a few surprises along the way, from messages, and musical communication with angels and whales....to a run in with a demon. They meet up with their recently departed Grandfather, and his dog, who helps them return home.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Fantasy,Supernatural,Animation

City Dwellers

A Veteran FBI Agent outsmarts a cult of young cyber crooks. The crafty FBI Agent with the help of a New York Company that specializes in security services and equipment, tracks down, hunts and arrests a syndicate of interns working in these cities. It's MAD MEN meets CRIMINAL MINDS.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Action-Adventure

The Unemployment Line

A disgruntled Manager at the Unemployment office is having a really bad day. First there's the dirty Geese, then the slobs in the parking lot...and to top it off? One of his employee's is feeding them! It's a comedy expressso. A bold blend of "The Office and Seinfield with a shot of "How I met Your Mother."
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Comedy

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

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