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Screenplay Contest List: Short

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A list of contests that accept or specialize in short screenplays, or any scripts that are less than feature-length.

Contests found: 177

Rating Contest Deadline
4.61764705882 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Script Lab's Free Contest
2024-02-29 02/29/2024
0 n/a
Scriptation Showcase Teleplay Category
2024-03-10 03/10/2024
0 n/a
The Crime List
2024-03-19 03/19/2024
4.23529411765 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Golden Script Competition
2024-03-28 03/28/2024
3.84 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2024-03-31 03/31/2024
4.37037037037 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship
2024-03-31 03/31/2024
4.55555555556 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Horror Hotel International Film Festival
2024-04-01 04/01/2024
2.91304347826 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Faith in Film: International Film Festival and Screenwriting Competition
2024-04-05 04/05/2024
4.42857142857 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
New Media Film Festival Script Competition
2024-04-06 04/06/2024
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
2024-04-06 04/06/2024
5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts Competition
2024-04-08 04/08/2024
5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
2024 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
2024-04-15 04/15/2024
0 n/a
Shore Scripts Script Development Fund
2024-04-19 04/19/2024
2.27272727273 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
True Story Showcase
2024-04-22 04/22/2024
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
ScreenCraft Comedy Screenwriting Competition
2024-04-30 04/30/2024
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Art of Brooklyn Film Festival
2024-05-01 05/01/2024
4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
2024-05-02 05/02/2024
4.05555555556 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Finish Line Script Competition
2024-05-15 05/15/2024
4.12903225806 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
2024-05-19 05/19/2024
2.66666666667 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Diversity Showcase
2024-05-19 05/19/2024
4.606 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Austin Film Festival Script Competition
2024-05-24 05/24/2024
4.6 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
2024-05-31 05/31/2024
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
4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
HollyShorts Screenplay Contest
2024-06-03 06/03/2024
3.63636363636 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton
2024-06-17 06/17/2024
2.66666666667 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Adapted Story Showcase
2024-06-23 06/23/2024
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2024-07-06 07/06/2024
5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest
2024-07-15 07/15/2024
3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Scriptation Showcase Features & Shorts Category
2024-07-21 07/21/2024
3.73148148148 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Slamdance Screenplay Competition
2024-07-26 07/26/2024
0 n/a
New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2024-09-01 09/01/2024
3.44 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
2024-09-19 09/19/2024
4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Outstanding Screenplays Shorts Competition
2024-10-31 10/31/2024
2.1 2 stars2 stars
Nantucket Film Festival Screenplay Competition
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4.50203252033 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
BlueCat Screenplay Competition
12/10/2023 (expired)
1.75757575758 2 stars2 stars
Fade In Awards
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2.41666666667 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Moondance International Film Festival
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2.98 3 stars3 stars3 stars
WriteMovies 2023 Screenwriting Contest
11/26/2023 (expired)
3.03125 3 stars3 stars3 stars
The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival
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2 2 stars2 stars
LA Shorts Screenplay Competition
05/26/2023 (expired)
4.56896551724 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
10/30/2023 (expired)
3.11111111111 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Rome Independent Film Festival
07/31/2023 (expired)
2.27272727273 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
NYC Midnight Screenwriter's Challenge
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2.44444444444 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Rod Serling Short Script Competition
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2.46153846154 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Vail Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
08/19/2022 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
GIAA Festival of Short Movies and Screenplays
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4.09150326797 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Creative World Awards
01/31/2024 (expired)
2.77777777778 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Omaha Film Festival
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1.77777777778 2 stars2 stars
London Independent Film Festival
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3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Zed Fest Schlock Horror Short Sreenplay Contest
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4.08421052632 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Ventura Film Festival
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3.33333333333 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Sidewrite Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Carmarthen Bay Film Festival
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1 1 star
George Lindsey UNA Film Festival
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2.5 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Roswell International Film Festival and Digital Shootout
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
72 Script Fest
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3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Willamette Writers FiLMLaBtv
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1.33333333333 1.5 stars1.5 stars
Los Angeles Cinema Film Festival of Hollywood
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4.4358974359 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)
02/15/2024 (expired)
0 n/a
Hoboken International Film Festival
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4.55 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition
10/31/2023 (expired)
4.86363636364 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenwriting Competition
06/30/2023 (expired)
4.57692307692 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Competition
12/31/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Hill Country Film Festival
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0 n/a
Snake Alley Festival of Film
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1.8 2 stars2 stars
West Field Screenwriting Awards
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0 n/a
NYC PictureStart Film Festival
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3.22222222222 3 stars3 stars3 stars
L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Festival
10/31/2023 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
New Hope Film Festival Script Competition
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3.42857142857 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
SENE Screenplay Competition
08/04/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
APM Short Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition
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0 n/a
Urban Mediamakers Film Festival
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0 n/a
168 Write of Passage
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3.90476190476 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Austin Revolution Film Festival
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0 n/a
Pennsylvania Short Screenplay Competition
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3.58333333333 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
The 5th Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com
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3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Film Crash Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Scriptamation
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0 n/a
Screenplay Incubation : 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
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2.90909090909 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest
08/20/2022 (expired)
0 n/a
Hang onto Your Shorts Film Festival
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5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship
12/10/2023 (expired)
4.54347826087 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
05/31/2023 (expired)
3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Depth of Field International Film Festival
03/20/2023 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
GenreBlast Film Festival
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4.66666666667 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest
01/07/2024 (expired)
4.1 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards
07/31/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
New Renaissance Film Fest (London, UK)
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0 n/a
Karmic Shorts
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0 n/a
Veer West Screenplay Festival
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0 n/a
Ukrainian International Short Film Festival
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0 n/a
GEFO Short Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Sanford Film Festival
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0 n/a
North Country (Snowtown) Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Stage 32 Short Film Script Contest
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3.75 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Austin Comedy Short Film Festival
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2 2 stars2 stars
Military Story Showcase
01/22/2024 (expired)
0 n/a
Apeiron Films Screenplay Competition
04/25/2023 (expired)
3.86111111111 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
WeScreenplay Shorts Competition
07/15/2023 (expired)
2.15384615385 2 stars2 stars
Toronto Metropolitan Int'l Screenwriting Competition
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0 n/a
Skyline Indie Film Fest
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3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund
12/31/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
San Francisco IndieFest Screenplay Competition
12/16/2023 (expired)
4.375 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Drama Screenwriting Competition
08/31/2023 (expired)
1.33333333333 1.5 stars1.5 stars
Sherman Oaks Film Festival
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2.5652173913 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Barnstorm Fest
11/30/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
theOFFICE 2023 Writing Fellowship
06/30/2023 (expired)
1.4 1.5 stars1.5 stars
The Wayward Festival
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0 n/a
Grave Intentions Horror Anthology & Screenplay Contest
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3.66666666667 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
BOLT
05/31/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
I See You Awards
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0 n/a
Satisfied Eye International Film Festival
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0 n/a
Scription Screenplay Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Script Summit
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0 n/a
Hudson New York Shorts
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3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival
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2.75 3 stars3 stars3 stars
ScreenCraft True Story & Public Domain Screenwriting Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
New Orleans Film Festival Screenplay Competition
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0 n/a
Boomtown Film and Music Festival
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4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Pitch Now Screenplay Competition
11/30/2023 (expired)
3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
WRPN Women's International Film Festival
03/31/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award 2022
04/03/2022 (expired)
3.92857142857 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Your Script Produced! Studios : Season 3
08/31/2022 (expired)
0 n/a
New York New Stories
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
New York International Screenplay Awards
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0 n/a
Genre Celebration Festival
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards
09/20/2023 (expired)
1 1 star
Holly Weird Film Festival Screenplay Contest
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Seattle International Screenwriting Honors
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4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition
12/15/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Get It Made
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Circa Historical Screenplay Competition
09/15/2023 (expired)
3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Orlando International Film Festival
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3.57142857143 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Page Turner Screenplays - First 15
03/28/2022 (expired)
4.55 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Animation Screenwriting Competition
07/31/2023 (expired)
1 1 star
Future Film Writers Season 2 (Adult Short)
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0 n/a
Future Film Writers Season 2 (Youth Short)
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
WriteMovies Sci-Fi and Fantasy Award 2022
05/29/2022 (expired)
4.38461538462 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
06/20/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Screenplay Awards: Elements of Story
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0 n/a
Dumbo Screenwriting Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
WriteMovies Horror Award
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0 n/a
Summer in the South Film Festival
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0 n/a
Future Film Writers Youth (Title Challenge 3)
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0 n/a
Stone Knight Writers
09/21/2023 (expired)
2 2 stars2 stars
Screenwriting Staffing's Query Letter Contest (Season 2)
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3.66666666667 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Page Turner Awards
05/31/2022 (expired)
3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
The TITAN Awards
06/30/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Dallas International Film Festival
06/18/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Houston International Sports Film Festival Screenplay Championship
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5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Sedona International Film Festival
12/31/2023 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Nice International Film Festival
03/30/2022 (expired)
0 n/a
IndieBoom Script Contest
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2.6 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
SunVale Script Contest
06/19/2023 (expired)
3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Reno-Tahoe Screenplay Contest
09/20/2022 (expired)
0 n/a
SimplyScripts Halloween One Week Challenge
10/20/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Mad Wife Productions Fellowship Program
06/14/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Unsolicited Scripts Short Film Grant
12/15/2022 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
WRPN.tv Screenplay Competition
02/28/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Family Friendly Peer Review Screenwriting Festival - Season THREE
09/27/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
American Story Showcase
12/19/2023 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Filmmatic Sci-Fi/Fantasy Awards
10/31/2023 (expired)
2.9 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Wildsound Reading Series
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3.22727272727 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Wildsound 1st Scene Screenplay Contest
Monthly.
2.375 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Just4Shorts Short Screenplay Competition
Monthly.
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Monthly.
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Feel The Reel International Film Festival
Monthly.
2.66666666667 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Global Film Festival Awards
Monthly.
0 n/a
SOMEDAY... Screenwriting Competition
Monthly.
2.53333333333 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Miami Screenplay Awards
Monthly.
4.29411764706 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Wiki: The World's FASTEST Screenplay Contest
Monthly.
4.58620689655 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards
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0 n/a
Palm Springs International Screenplay Awards & Pitch Deck-Sizzle Reel-Trailer Contest
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