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Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards New!

Final: 09/20/2019
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WRPN Women's International Film Festival

Last Chance: 09/21/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

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WriteMovies Horror Award 2019

Final: 09/29/2019
WSPro Discount: No

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Really Late Extended: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Final: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Portland Comedy Film Festival

Final: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

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Universal Writers Program

Final: 10/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Middlebury Script Lab

Late: 10/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Fall 2019 Screenwriting Contest

Standard: 10/13/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay

Final: 10/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final: 10/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Athena Lab New!

Regular: 10/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 10/26/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship

Extended Late: 10/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline First Look Project

Extended: 10/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Late/Final: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Last Call: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Pitch Now Screenplay Competition

Final: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Late: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Atlanta Comedy Film Festival New!

Final: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival New!

Final: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

L.A. Live Film Fest

Winter Discount Deadline: 10/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Extended: 11/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Extended: 11/01/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

TVWriter.Com People's Pilot 2019

Final: 11/01/2019
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Coverage Ink's Get Repped Now

Final: 11/03/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Stage 32 Grown Up Movies New!

Final: 11/06/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

Final: 11/07/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition

Final: 11/08/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Omaha Film Festival

Late: 11/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Extended: 11/14/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Annual TV Writing Contest

Final: 11/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Table Read My Screenplay Names Austin Contest Winners

Updated: 09/18/2019

The Table Read My Screenplay Competition has announced Rachel Kempf's Dirty Words as the winner of a table read at this year's Austin Film Festival.

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AFF Announces Semifinalists & Second Rounders

The Austin Film Festival (AFF) has announced their 2019 Script Competition Semifinalists (top 2%) and Second Rounders (top 20%), chosen from a record field of 11,907 scripts entered in the Screenplay, Digital Series, Playwriting, and Fiction Podcast Competitions. Finalists will be revealed by mid-October and the winners will be announced during this year’s Conference at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 26 at the new LINE Austin Hotel, overlooking Town Lake downtown. [Updated: 09/16/2019]

Page Announces Contest Finalists

The Judges of the 2019 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards have announced the top 10 Finalists in each of the contest's ten genre categories. [Updated: 09/15/2019]

CineStory Names Fellowship Winner

Kerry Kolbe has been named the Winner of the 2019 CineStory Fellowship Competition on the basis of her script Swallow, about a 17-year-old girl who is desperate to study particle physics at Cambridge, like her hero Stephen Hawking. Unfortunately, she's trapped playing parent to her dysfunctional family of twitchers (a/k/a bird watchers), who drag her on a wild chase of her late mother's "spirit animal," a rare albino swallow. [Updated: 09/09/2019]

Scriptapalooza Announces 2019 Screenplay Contest Winners

Tuck Tucker's Boy Most Wanted has been named the winner of the 2019 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition. Nick Robert's Jumping Into Hemingway's Pool was the 2nd place winner, and the 3rd place winner was The Girl Who Collected Sound by Steven Benedict. [Updated: 09/09/2019]

Academy Announces 2019 Nicholl Fellowship Finalists

The 2019 Nicholl Fellowships finalists are (listed alphabetically by author): Aaron Chung, "Princess Vietnam", Gary Patent, "Cosmonaut", Jack Zafran, "Justice, Justice", Joel Sinensky, "The Lie Factory", Karen McDermott, "Lullabies of La Jaula", Lynn Esta Goldman, "On the Wing", Matthew Fantaci, "Scandalous!", Paul Ashton, "Slater Berricks is a Dead Man", Renee Pillai, "Boy with Kite", Sean Malcolm, "Mother", Toy Styles, "Concrete Beach", and Walker McKnight, "Street Rat Allie Punches Her Ticket." [Updated: 09/08/2019]

HollyShort Names Contest Winners

6,000 submissions, 400 official selections, and 10 days later, the HollyShorts Film Festival has announced their top 36 prizes for their landmark 15th year. On Saturday at Harmony Gold in Hollywood, three of the festival’s films officially became qualified to be in the running for an Academy AwardⓇ in 2020. This year marked the biggest prize packages for filmmakers as well, including prizes from Impossible Dream, Studio 21, Film Augusta, Seattle Film Summit, Buffalo 8, Stampede Ventures, Kodak, Panavision, PaperChase Films, ISA and more. [Updated: 08/30/2019]

CWA Announces Contest Winners

Taylor Hopkins' Stagecoach Mary has been named the winner of the Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition. Based on a true story, the script is about a hard-drinking, cigar smoking black woman in Montana in 1885, who uses her six shooter and tough as nails attitude to defend a convent of nuns from the perils of the Wild West. [Updated: 08/27/2019]

Scriptapalooza Names Short Screenplay Contest Winners

Michael Fearths' Made You Better When I Died has been named the winner of the 2019 Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 08/23/2019]

CineStory Names Finalists

Finalists have been annonced for the 2019 CineStory Feature Fellowship. [Updated: 08/19/2019]

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winners

Matt Raner has been named the overall winner of the TrackingB TV Pilot Competition. The script, titled Hechicera is about a former FBI agent who lives a lonely life in a small Arizona town, until three cartel killers come hunting for an innocent immigrant girl hiding an unbelievable secret. [Updated: 08/19/2019]

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Luana

After her parents are brutally murdered, the last dragon whisperer — a 16 yr old grieving teenager named Luana — goes on an epic quest to avenge their deaths and rescue her village from blood-thirsty banshees. "Luana" is the prequel to the multi-award-winning "Legacy."
Author: Danielle R Erlich
Genre: Action-Adventure,Fantasy,Supernatural

Compulsory

A lawyer, thinking he’s protecting his family, secretly joins the KKK, but his revulsion toward the group along with his wife’s participation against the Klan, throw him and his son into mortal danger.
Author: Carol Paur
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Historical

Al Calender

Retired man, who is frustrated that his wife won't retire, takes a job as the Help Alert manager and ends up saving his boss's snake by feeding it six-dozen donuts laced with laxatives. This show takes place in the early 1990s.
Author: Carol Paur
Genre: Comedy

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

The Hunted

A woman struggling with the loss of her father and on the verge of uncovering a crime syndicate, ventures into the Scottish Highlands with her best friend, unaware that a ruthless assassin has been sent after them.
Author: Mark Flood
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure

Pitchers

Three brothers -- a baseball pitcher, a studio pitcher, and an owner of a factory that produces earthenware pitchers -- struggle with personal and professional tribulation admist the ongoing influence of their deceased mother. As the child of one of them nears a terrible death, his father surrenders something dear to him, saving the boy, transforming tragedy into a miraculous celebration that mingles this world with the next, and bringing redemption to the entire family.
Author: Tuvia Solomon
Genre: Drama,Family

Tragic Flaw

Revenge is sweet. Infidelity is delicious. Getting away with murder? Just tragic. A jilted wife pays the ultimate price when her only child is caught in a jealous crossfire of bullets.
Author: Hester Schell
Genre: Thriller

Final Passage

The power of nature to heal the human heart: After a life-changing summer solstice cruise, a grieving widow trades harsh Brooklyn for pristine Alaska where Archangel Gabriel bargains with God to give her husband’s soul more time before completely crossing over.
Author: Hester Schell
Genre: Drama

I've Got Your Number

1940s film noir satire, as hard-boiled, cynical private detective Vic Winslow wallows within the sordid, sleazy world of blackmail, murder, corruption, mobsters, and pure evil, all focused upon a lovely femme fatale.
Author: Gene Gwynne
Genre: Comedy

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