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First 10 Pages Script Competition

Extended: 01/22/2020
WSPro Discount: No

LGBTQ Screenwriting Competition

Final: 01/23/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Your Script Produced! International Film/TV/Short Script Competition. Now Open For Submissions! $250,000.00 GRAND PRIZE!

Women Who Write in Film

Final: 01/23/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Vail Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Extended: 01/24/2020
WSPro Discount: No

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Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 01/27/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Feature Drama Screenwriting Contest New!

Final: 01/29/2020
WSPro Discount: No

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Stowe Story Labs

Late: 01/31/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

BIFF Montana Screenwriting Competition New!

Final: 02/02/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Sun Valley Film Festival/High Scribe Screenplay Competition

Extended: 02/03/2020
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/06/2020
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/06/2020
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award 2020

Final: 02/09/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Edinburgh Int'l Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/20/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Toronto Metropolitan Int'l Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/20/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Houston Comedy Film Festival

Final: 02/29/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

Final: 02/29/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 02/29/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Animation Screenwriting Competition New!

Final: 02/29/2020
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Winter 2020 Screenwriting Contest

Late: 03/01/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final: 03/08/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Stage 32 Comedy Writing Contest

Final: 03/11/2020
WSPro Discount: No

BEYOND: The Cary Film Festival

Final: 03/13/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Film Invasion Los Angeles New!

Extended Deadline: 03/15/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptation Showcase TV New!

Final: 03/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Faith in Film: International Screenwriting Competition

Final: 03/19/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Black Screenplays Matter

Final: 03/19/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

The Crime List

Extended: 03/19/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge

Extended: 03/20/2020
WSPro Discount: $20.00

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LiveRead/LA Names Contest Winners

Updated: 01/17/2020

LiveRead/LA has named Natalie Higdon and Mads Gauger & Christan Mary Leonard as the winners of their next live read, to be held Monday, January 27th at 7.30pm at the Matrix Theatre in West Hollywood. MovieBytes readers are eligible for a $5 discount for the reading and the Q&A afterwards.


WinningScripts PRO Spotlight Script:
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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Tracking Board Names Launch Pad Feature Finalists

Tracking Board has announced the 100 Finalists for the 2019 Launch Pad Feature Competition. [Updated: 01/16/2020]

People's Pilot Names Semifinalists

The People's Pilot has announced their 2019 Comedy and Drama Semifinalists. [Updated: 01/13/2020]

Scriptapalooza Launches New Website for Coverage Department

[Updated: 01/11/2020]

Which Screenplay Contests Should You Enter in 2020?

Screenwriting contests are not a one-size-fits-all affair. While there are obvious benefits to winning a huge and prestigious competition like the Nicholl Fellowships, smaller contests can be just as valuable if they hook you up with a judge who wants to option your screenplay, or a manager who wants to represent your work. [Updated: 12/31/2019]

Emerging Screenwriters Names Genre Contest Winners

Survivors: B.S. by Julia Skikavich has been named the winner of the 2019 Emerging Screenwriter Award, and 7 other writers have also been honored for genre-winning scripts. [Updated: 12/20/2019]

Launch Pad Names 2019 Pilot Competition Winners

Noah Kloor's Grand Illusions has been named the Overall Winner of the 2019 Launch Pad Pilot Competition for his period drama about a young factory worker longing to escape her difficult life who is drawn inexorably into the glamorous and dangerous world of a touring illusionist and his troupe. [Updated: 12/16/2019]

CineStory TV Announces First Round Contest Results

Cinestory TV has announced the quarterfinalists in their Original Drama, Comedy and Sci-Fi Categories, and the semifinalists in their Family category. The next round of results will be announced in mid-January. [Updated: 12/16/2019]

Your Script Produced Honors Contest Winners

Your script Produced! International Film/TV/Short Screenplay Competition inaugural 2019 Season 1 Awards Dinner in Beverly Hills, CA November 8, 2019.  Special guest in attendance, Justice Singleton, accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of her late/legendary father John Singleton. Your script Produced! International Film/TV/Short Screenplay Competition inaugural 2019 Season 1 Awards Dinner in Beverly Hills, CA November 8, 2019. [Updated: 12/05/2019]

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Not About Money

Ellen receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to find that her career is soon threatened.
Author: Pam Green
Genre: Drama,Family,Urban

Betrayal At The Wedding

Ally and Edward get married, but must face the consequences at their wedding with their single, dating parents.
Author: Pam Green
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Romantic Comedy

Rod Knock

Rodney Knockers, newly single, is ridiculed for his mishaps in both his work and social life, but struggles to find a way to prove himself worthy.
Author: Pam Green
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Romantic Comedy

Med Frenzy

Kendra falls victim to a horrifying skin disease, and while physicians label her psychotic, in her struggle to find her own cure, she discovers an underlying conspiracy.
Author: Pam Green
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Horror


A couple fights to save their home after violating local ordinance 583 ‘Lawns must be mowed every 2 weeks’, even when buried under snow in December!
Author: Russ Meyer
Genre: Comedy

Miracle Cove

Forced out of his family home by an abusive father, trouble ensues and emotions are highly charged when an altruistic undergraduate takes a dangerous job logging in the rainforest where he and the anti-logging ecologist he falls for unwittingly challenge his ruthless boss and the thugs controlling the isolated town.
Author: Alfred (Al) Cool
Genre: Drama,Historical

White Days

A girl lost in the Alaskan wilderness meets her banished pet tiger — now fully grown. Together they survive many challenges — except, perhaps, one another.
Author: Con Kringas
Genre: Action-Adventure

Little Stepsisters

When a wealthy businessman and a waitress (each with an eight year old daughter) get married, they think they have the perfect family-unaware that their two darling angels are actually little menaces.
Author: Mandy Gales
Genre: Comedy,Family

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon 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

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