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Final Draft Names Big Break Grand Prize Winners

Final Draft has announced the Grand Prize Winners of the 2022 Big Break Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 01/27/2023

NYC Horror Film Festival Announces Screenplay Contest Results

THE MORBS by Greg Sisco has been named the winner of the 2022 NYC Horror Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. Head by Joseph Graham was named the Short Script Competition winner. Updated: 01/17/2023

Wiki Screenplay Contest Names December Winners

Margaret Morgan's The Davises has been named the Best Screenplay Winner of the December Wiki Screenplay Contest. The Best TV and Short Script winners have also been announced. Updated: 01/16/2023

CineStory Names TV Contest Quarterfinalists

CineStory has announced their Original Drama, Comedy, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy division quarterfinalists for the 2023 TV Retreat & Fellowship Contest. Quarterfinalists advance to the semifinalist round, after which there will be another round of judging to determine finalists and division winners. Division winners advance to another judging round to determine the 2023 TV Fellow. Updated: 01/14/2023

Sports Screenplay Championship Names Contest Winners

The International Sports Film Festival in Houston has named The Last Indian War by Michael Graf as the winner of their Sports Screenplay Championship. Updated: 01/13/2023

Santa Barbara International Names Fall Contest Winner

The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards Diverse Writers Outreach has named Tennessee Martin as the winner of their Fall, 2022 Screenwriting Competition, Updated: 01/13/2023

Final Draft Names Big Break Category Winners

Final Draft has announced their Feature and TV category winners for the 2022 Big Break Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 01/05/2023

Table Read My Screenplay Names Park City Grand Prize Winner & Finalists

Lindsey Galloway's The Last Queen's Painter has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Park City, 2023 Table Read My Screenplay Competition. Updated: 12/30/2022

Kairos Prize Announces 2022/23 Semifinalists

The Kairos Prize, sponsored by The Timothy Plan and Movieguide® has announced the top 10 semifinalists for their 2022-2023 competition. The semifinalist screenplays will be sent to industry leaders for evaluation for the $15,000 grand prize winner. The top 3 scriptwriters will be invited to the Movieguide® Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry on Feb. 10, 2023, where the grand prize winner will be announced. Updated: 12/27/2022

Scriptapalooza Names Fiction Podcast Contest Winner

Denise Meyers' Letters from Home has been named the winner of the 2022 Scriptapalooza Fiction Podcast competition. She'll be awarded $1,000 along with a production of her podcast, which is about star-crossed lovers during World War II who fight to keep their relationship alive through impassioned letters, despite distance, forbidden secrets, and the siren call of new romance. Updated: 12/19/2022

Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards Names Fall, 2022 Contest Winners

John L. Prather's The Jesus Nut has been the Fall, 2022 winner of the Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards. The script is about a reviled college professor, a delusional homeless man, and a priest who loves strip clubs who embark on a journey to discover the century's greatest relic ... and, in the end, find themselves. The competition's TV Pilot and Short Script winners have also been announced. Updated: 12/16/2022

Wiki Screenplay Names November Contest Winners

James Nagel's Back2Good has been named the Best Screenplay Winner of the November Wiki Screenplay Contest. The Best TV and Short Script winners have also been announced. Updated: 12/12/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces PaloozaPodcast Finalists

PaloozaPodcast is a competition devoted to fiction podcasts. This is a relatively new field for writers to tap into and get their work produced. Industry recognized podcast companies judged the PaloozaPodcast submissions. The winning entry will have their podcast produced and receive $1000. The winner will be announced on December 19th. Updated: 12/11/2022

Shore Scripts Name Contest Winners

Michael Buonocore's The First Michael has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Shore Scripts Screenplay Competition. Six Genre Category winners have also been announced. Updated: 12/10/2022

Paramount Global Names Mentoring Program Participants

Paramount Global has named the seven writers who will be participating in their Writers Mentoring Program for 2023/2023. The eight-month program provides mentorships, access and opportunity for writers. Updated: 12/07/2022

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Fifteen finalists have been announced for the Fall, 2022 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund. Updated: 12/01/2022

Shore Scripts Names 2022 Finalists

Shore Scripts has announced their feature, TV, and short script finalists for 2022. Updated: 11/26/2022

Wiki Contest Names October Contest Winners

Perfect to a Tee, by Sharon Spaeder, has been named the Best Screenplay Winner of the October, 2022 Wiki Screenplay Contest. Boomerangst, by George Johnson, was the Best TV Script Winner and Moral Trial by Tyrel Haight won the Short Script Competition. Updated: 11/18/2022

Shore Scripts Names 2022 Semifinalists

Shore Scripts has announced their feature, TV, and short script semifinalists for 2022. Updated: 11/10/2022

AFF Names Screenplay Contest Winners

The 2022 Austin Film Festival Script Competition winners were chosen from a record field of 10,000 scripts entered in the Screenplay, Digital Series, Playwriting, and Fiction Podcast Competitions. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of industry judges including, Jim Hart (Hook, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Contact), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, Pokémon Detective Pikachu), Tripper Clancy (Stuber, I Am Not Okay With This, Die Hart), & Kelly Edwards (Living Single, Girlfriends, The Parkers, Clueless, Two Guys and a Girl). Updated: 11/09/2022

ScreamFest Names 2022 Screenplay Competition Winner & Finalists

Recovery by Robert M. Cosci has been named the winner of the 2022 ScreamFest Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Updated: 11/02/2022

Write LA Announces Short Script Competition Winner

Burning Questions by Tova Swartz has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Write LA Short Script Competition. Updated: 11/01/2022

NYC Horror Film Fest Announces Official Selections

The New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition has announced their Official Unproduced Short and Feature script selections for 2022. Updated: 10/31/2022

Shore Scripts Names 2022 Quarterfinalists

Shore Scripts has announced their feature, TV, and short script semifinalists for 2022. Updated: 10/25/2022

Austin Announces Script Competition Finalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced the 2022 Script Competition Finalists. 70 scripts were chosen for the Final Round with one winner to be determined in each of the 18 categories. The winners will be announced during this year's Conference. Updated: 10/18/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces Screenplay Competition Producer Requests

Updated: 10/17/2022

Wiki Screenplay Contest Names September, 2022 Contest winners

Michael T. Holliday's The Coventry Deception has been named the Best Screenplay Winner of the September, 2022 Wiki Screenplay Competition. Barbara G. Grant won the TV Competition for her script, VR House, and Tom C. Hunley won the Short Screenplay Contest with script, You're Not Alone. Updated: 10/15/2022

PAGE Names 2022 Award Winners

Alexandra Qin's Thirstygirl has been named the $25,000 Grand Prize Winner of this year's Page International Screenwriting Awards. Updated: 10/15/2022

Academy Revelas Winning Nicholl Screenwriters

Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. Each individual and writing team will receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout their fellowship year. They also will be featured at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards and Live Read on November 9 at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, where an ensemble of actors will read selected scenes from the winning scripts. Updated: 09/30/2022

Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards Announces Summer Finalists & Winners

The Santa Barbara Screenplay Awards Diverse Writers Outreach Contest has announced their 2022 Summer Winners and Finalists, with work from under-represented writers reflecting progressive and diverse values, themes, and subject matter. Updated: 09/25/2022

Write LA Announces Grand Prize Winner

Write LA has named Andrea Turner's The Rule of Thirds as the Grand Prize Winner of their 2022 Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 09/22/2022

Writers Lab Announces 2022 Participants

The Writers Lab has announced the 13 writers selected to participate in this year's lab. Updated: 09/21/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces Contest Winners

Holly by Jeff Williams has been named the 1st Place Winner of the 2022 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition. Updated: 09/17/2022

Write LA Names Contest Finalists

Write LA has named their five contest finalists for 2022. Updated: 09/15/2022

PAGE Announces Contest Finalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards contest has announced this year's finalists — the top 10 scripts in each of 10 genre categories. The winners of this year’s contest will be announced on October 15. Updated: 09/15/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces Short Script Competition Winners

The Bid by Alicia Fritzer has been name the 1st Place Winner of the 2022 Scriptapalooza Short Script Competition. Updated: 09/05/2022

Scriptapalooza Interviews TV Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interview with their 2022 TV Writing competition winners. Updated: 09/03/2022

Write LA Announces Semifinalists

Write LA has announced their 2022 contest semifinalists and honorable mentions. Updated: 09/01/2022

Creative World Awards Names 2022 Contest Winners

Gina East's The Man Who Married The Moon has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 08/31/2022

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Competition Winners

HollyShort has announced their 2022 Screenplay Competition Category winners. Updated: 08/29/2022

CWA Announces Creative World Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2022 Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 08/25/2022

CineStory Names Feature Contest Semifinalists

CineStory has announced the 28 semifinalists who will be invited to attend this year's CineStory Retreat. Attendees receive three 90-minute one-on-one sessions with CineStory mentors. Attendees also participate in informal rooms run by mentors that cover topics ranging from pitching like a pro to the state of filmmaking in the digital age. Updated: 08/25/2022

Scriptapalooza Names Top 30

Scriptapalooza has announce the Top 30 Screenplays from their 2022 Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 08/22/2022

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winners

X by Eli Stern and The Drifters by Drew Maron have been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 TrackingB TV Contest. Updated: 08/19/2022

Table Read My Screenplay Announces Grand Prize & Genre Winners

The Work by Adelita E. Lopez and Amanda Lopez has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Table Read My Screenplay Competition in the Features & TV Pilot Category. Have A Beautiful Day by Sierra Sands was the Short Script Category winner. Updated: 08/18/2022

Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards Name Summer Contest Winners

Joel Lesko has been name the Feature Screenplay Winner of the Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards for his script, Seeds. Matthew Webster won the TV Pilot category for his script, Back. Updated: 08/17/2022

Mad Wife Productions Names Feature Screenplay Contest Winner

The winning writer of Season 2 of the Mad Wife Feature Screenplay Contest is Zach Jansen, whose screenplay Final Girl is currently in pre-production with shooting set to begin in October, 2022. Updated: 08/17/2022

Scriptapalooza Names 2022 Fellowship Winner

Christopher Bell from Oregon has won the 2022 Scriptapalooza Fellowship, with his script Black Cops. Updated: 08/17/2022

Creative World Awards Announces Contest Results

The Creative World Awards (CWA) has announced their 2022 Quarterfinalists and Semifinalists. Updated: 08/15/2022

PAGE Names 2022 Semifinalists

The 2022 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards contest has announced their semifinalists - the top 25 scripts in each of 10 genre categories. This year’s Semi-Finalists include writers from Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Portugal, Kuwait, India, South Korea, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and all across the United States. Updated: 08/15/2022

Scriptapalooza Names 2022 Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2022 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 08/14/2022

Wiki Screenplay Names July Contest Winners

Lyric Nelson's The Invention of Baseball has been name the Winner of the Feature Screenplay Category of the July, 2022 Wiki Screenplay Competition. The Best TV Script and Best Short Script Winners have also been announced. Updated: 08/11/2022

HollyShorts Names Contest Finalists

HollyShorts has named their Screenplay Contest Finalists for 2022. Updated: 08/10/2022

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has announced their 2022 Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalists, selected from more than 3,800 submissions. The TOP 100 will be announced on August 4th. Updated: 08/01/2022

HollyShorts Announces Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2022 HollyShorts Screenplay Competition. Updated: 07/28/2022

Filmmatic Names Drama Screenplay Award Winner

Shintaro Ogai has been named the winner of the Filmmatic Season 7 Drama Screenplay Award for his historical period feature Riding with Charlie. Updated: 07/25/2022

PAGE International Announces Quarterfinalists

The 2022 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition has now posted their list of Quarter-Finalists, representing the top 10% of over 8,900 entries, submitted by writers from all across the United States and more than 80 foreign countries. Updated: 07/15/2022

Golden Script Announces 2022 Golden List

The Golden Script Competition has announced the Golden List of 2022, a yearly list comprised of the best 15 unproduced features, 6 shorts & 9 TV pilots of the year. Updated: 07/11/2022

Wiki Screenplay Contest Names June, 2022 Winners

Romeo Ciolfi's A Promise I Made to Mr. Bagels has been name the Winner of the Feature Screenplay Category of the June, 2022 Wiki Screenplay Competition. The Best TV Script and Best Short Script Winners have also been announced. Updated: 07/11/2022

Circle of Confusion Names Fellowship Winners

Management/Production Company Circle of Confusion has named their seven 2022 Writers Discovery Fellows. The Fellowship Program was created advance Circle of Confusion’s core mission to discover and represent a diverse roster of talented writers, directors, actors, and creators. Some of their 2021 Fellows have been staffed on TV series in addition to finding representation in the Industry. Updated: 07/08/2022

HollyShorts Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2022 HollyShorts Screenplay Competition. Updated: 07/05/2022

Golden Script Competition Names 2022 Contest Winners

The Golden Script Competition has announced their feature, TV, and Short Script Category Winners. Updated: 07/05/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces Fellowship Recipients

Scriptapalooza has announced their six Fellowship Recipients for 2022. The winner will be announced July 5th. Updated: 06/27/2022

ISA Announces Diversity Initiative Selections & Honorable Mentions

The International Screenwriters Association (ISA) has announced three selections and nine Honorable Mentions for their 2022 Diversity Initiative. Updated: 06/27/2022

Scriptapalooza Interviews Fellowship Winner Neal Wiser

Scriptapalooza has posted an interview with their 2020 Fellowship Winner, Neal Wiser. Updated: 06/21/2022

StoryPros Awards Names Contest Winners

David Meister has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 15th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Competition. Genre Award winners have also been announced. Updated: 06/16/2022

Shore Scripts Names Film Fund Winner and Top Finalists

Chelsea Isabella Clark-James has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Shore Scripts Short Film Fund competition for her script, Nemt, about a driver for a family transportation business who has to find an open medical bed for a long-time alcoholic involuntarily committed for medical detox by the state. Updated: 06/15/2022

Wiki Screenplay Names May, 2022 Contest Winners

Wiki Screenplay has named David Warren as their May, 2022 Best Screenplay Winner for his script Man of Another Age. Best TV Script and Best Short Script Winners have also been announced. Updated: 06/11/2022

ISA/Emerging Screenwriters Name Genre Competition Winners

Star Sisters by Aloura Charles has been named the Grand Prize Winner of Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition, sponsored by the International Screenwriters Association. Updated: 06/11/2022

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Fifteen finalists have been announced for the 2022 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund. Two Grand Prize Winners will be announced on June 14th. Updated: 06/02/2022

The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards Announces Spring Contest Winners

Voices, by Susan Klos, has been named the Spring, 2022 Winner of the Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards. Earl Javorsky won the Best TV Pilot award for his script, Charlie Minor. The Best Short Script winner was Undecided, by Francesca Scotti-Goetz. Updated: 05/15/2022

Wiki Screenplay Names April Contest Winners

Wiki Screenplay has named Tony Bustamante as their April, 2022 Best Screenplay Winner for his script Calliope and the Clown. Best TV Script and Best Short Script Winners have also been announced. Updated: 05/15/2022

Killer Shorts Names 2022 Contest Winners

BABY FEVER by Hannah Cumming & Alex Hartwig has been selected from nearly 1,551 entries as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition. HOUSE OF WOLVES by Andrew Yeremeyev has been selected as the 2nd Place Winner; and /HAAW/ by Joey Scoma has been selected as the 3rd Place Winner. Updated: 04/25/2022

Bluecat Announces Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2022 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Screenplay semifinalists. Finalists will announced May 10th. Updated: 04/12/2022

Wiki Screenplay Contest Names March Winners

The Crossing, by Douglas Coleman, has been named the Best Screenplay Winner of the March, 2022 Wiki Screenplay Contest. The Best TV Script and Best Short Script winners have also been announced. Updated: 04/12/2022

Fresh Voices Names Contest Winners

Eleonora Mignol's Pyre has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2021-22 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition. Genre Category winners have also been announced. Updated: 04/12/2022

ISA Names Fast Track Fellows

The International Screenwriters Association has announced Ariane Hahusseau and Jeremy Leder as their Fast Track XV Fellowship Winners. Genre Selections, Top 50, and Second Round Selections have also been announced. Updated: 04/07/2022

Creative Screenwriting Announces Unique Voices Contest Winner

Back Fires by Alex Blumberg has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenwriting Competition. Updated: 04/01/2022

Former Scriptapalooza TV Winner Writes for Apple TV's Severance

Former Scriptapalooza TV Contest Winner Andrew Colville, who won a Writers Guild Award for his work on Mad Men, is now is writing for Severanceon Apple TV. Updated: 04/01/2022

BlueCat Announces Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2022 Feature, Pilot, and Short Script Semifinalists. Updated: 03/22/2022

Killer Shorts Names 2022 Top 10 Finalists

The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition has announced their 2022 Top 10 Finalists and Honorable Mentions in each category, representing approximately the top 1% of all submissions. Updated: 03/14/2022

ISA Names Family/Holiday Contest Winners

The Winnter Winnd by Chloe-Lynn Russo and Please Don't Die, Roger Berman by Ryan Shrime have been named the winners of the ISA Family & Holiday + Genre Busting Screenplay Competition. Updated: 03/14/2022

ISA Announces Action/Adventure Contest Results

The Knight's Phoenix by Joseph Mwamba and The Rift by Jeff Meyers have been named the category winners of the ISA Action & Adventure + Genre Busting Screenplay Competition. Updated: 03/14/2022

Wiki Screenplay Contest Names February Winners

Suzanne Birrell's Time Before the Fall has been announced as the Febrary, 2022 Winner of the Wiki Screenplay Contest. The Best TV Script and Best Short Script Winners have also been announced. Updated: 03/12/2022

Shore Scripts Names Fiction Podcast Winners

Shore Scripts has announced the two Grand Prize Winners of their Fiction Podcast Competition, Spoor by Dylan Campbell, and Truth or Consequences, by Lesly Hennen, Helene Griffin, and Max Rasmussen. The winners will be awarded a $5000 production grant and $1000 cash. Updated: 03/05/2022

Killer Shorts Announces Semifinalists

The Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition has announced their contest semifinalists. The top 3 screenplays will be announced in April. Updated: 02/28/2022

TrackingB Names Feature Screenplay Contest Winners

The Invisible Boy, by Arun Narayanan has been named the overall winner of the 2021 TrackingB Feature Screenplay Contest. Updated: 02/27/2022

CineStory Announces TV Division Winners

CineStory has named the division winners of their TV Writing Competition. Each winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, free tuition for this year’s virtual TV retreat, and a 12-month mentorship with 2 Hollywood professionals hand-picked to help the Fellow advance the Fellow’s craft and career. Each winner is also in the running to be selected as this year's TV Fellowship Winner, to be announced in March. Updated: 02/25/2022

Santa Barbara Names Screenplay Award Winners

The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards has announced the winners of its 2021-22 Winter Competition. Updated: 02/17/2022

Scriptapalooza Announces TV Winners

Scriptapalooza has announced their TV Pilot, Sitcom, 1-Hour Drama and Reality TV Contest Winners. Updated: 02/15/2022

Killer Shorts Announces Quarterfinalists

The Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition has announced quarterfinalists from among a record-breaking 1,551 submissions. Winners will be announced in April. Updated: 02/14/2022

Wiki Screenplay Contest Announces January Winners

The Best Screenplay, Best TV Pilot, and Best Short Script Contest winners have been announced for the Wiki Screenplay January 2022 Competition. Updated: 02/12/2022

American Zoetrope Announces Contest Winner

A More Certain Light by Elizabeth Corbett has been named the Grand Prize Winner from among 2,000 submissions to the 19th Annual American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition. Updated: 02/11/2022

Fresh Voices Names 2021-2022 Quarterfinalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced 287 quarterfinalists from a total of 1,125 submissions to their 2021-2022 contest. Updated: 02/03/2022