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Contests found: 26

NOTE: This list is limited to contests with at least 10 report card submissions.
Rating Contest Deadline
3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition
Monthly.
4.56896551724 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
2024-11-15 11/15/2024
4.4 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Wiki: The World's FASTEST Screenplay Contest
Monthly.
4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards
Monthly.
4.23529411765 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Golden Script Competition
2025-03-28 03/28/2025
3.44 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
2024-09-19 09/19/2024
3.63888888889 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
trackingb.com Screenplay Contest
2024-10-01 10/01/2024
3.22727272727 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Wildsound 1st Scene Screenplay Contest
Monthly.
4.34821428571 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Screenplay Festival
2024-08-15 08/15/2024
4.64634146341 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Table Read My Screenplay Competition
2024-06-27 06/27/2024
4.1 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards
2024-07-31 07/31/2024
4.33333333333 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
2024-06-02 06/02/2024
2.9 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Wildsound Reading Series
Monthly.
4.58823529412 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Disney Television Writing Program
2024-06-07 06/07/2024
2.87179487179 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Wildsound TV SPEC and TV PILOT Screenplay Contest
Ongoing - submit anytime.
4.03488372093 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest
2024-08-30 08/30/2024
4.54347826087 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
2024-05-31 05/31/2024
4.60714285714 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Austin Film Festival Script Competition
2024-05-31 05/31/2024
2.625 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
2024-08-14 08/14/2024
3.81349206349 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
2024-05-31 05/31/2024
2.21052631579 2 stars2 stars
hollywoodscript.com monthly contest
Last Day of any calender month
3.42105263158 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
2024-06-15 06/15/2024
2.94117647059 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
2024-06-29 06/29/2024
3.73148148148 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Slamdance Screenplay Competition
2024-07-26 07/26/2024
2.79166666667 3 stars3 stars3 stars
FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2024-07-15 07/15/2024
3.71825396825 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest
2024-06-28 06/28/2024

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