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San Francisco Indie Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/28/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Limbo Script Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Macoproject Online Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Roadmap Writers & Route 1 Entertainment

Final Deadline: 12/06/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Toronto International Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Faith in Film: International Family and Faith Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Black Screenplays Matter

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Screenwriting Goldmine Awards

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Military Script Showcase

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

The WeScreenplay Feature Competition

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

BOLT New!

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/22/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 01/04/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Winter 2018 Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 01/14/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Sundance Feature Film Program

Final Deadline: 01/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

IndieFest Film Awards

Final Deadline: 01/19/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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Poe Contest Names Halloween Contest Winner

Updated: 11/14/2017

"Windows Wicked," an eerie story of an eight-year-old boy and an unseen creature clawing at his bedroom window, won The Poe Contest's 24-hour Halloween screenplay contest for Chicago writer Rob Herzog.


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Shore Scripts Names Contest Finalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2017 Feature, TV Pilot and Short Script finalists. Winners will be announced November 30th. [Updated: 11/10/2017]

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Scriptapalooza Celebrates 20 Years

Scriptapalooza is one of the longest-running contests on MovieBytes. We caught up with contest founder Mark Andrushko on the occasion of their 20th Anniversary. [Updated: 11/10/2017]

Emerging Screenwriters Names Top 100

The Emerging Screenwriters Competition has announce their Top 100 Screenplays for 2017. [Updated: 11/07/2017]

Shore Scripts Names Semifinalists

Winners will be announced November 10th. [Updated: 11/07/2017]

WILDSound Names October Contest Winners

WILDSound has announced their Screenplay Contest Winners for October, 2017. [Updated: 11/06/2017]

Rhode Island Fest Names Contest Winner

Barry Brennessel from Silver Spring, MD has been named the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winner for this year's Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. Barry's winning screenplay is entitled "Anh Sang." [Updated: 10/31/2017]

Austin Fest Names Screenplay Contest Winners

The Austin Film Festival has announced their competition winners from a record field of 9,487 scripts entered in the Screenplay, Digital Series, Playwriting, and Fiction Podcast Competitions. [Updated: 10/29/2017]

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

Short Scripts has named their Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script quarterfinalists. [Updated: 10/25/2017]

Scriptapalooza Posts Short Script Contest Interviews

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with several of their Short Script Contest quarterfinalists and semifinalists. [Updated: 10/25/2017]

Roadmap Writers Names Wise Words Contest Winner

Roadmap Writers has announced K.T. Parker's script Distant Voices as the winner from among over 2,000 submissions to their Wise Words Writing Contest for writers over 50. [Updated: 10/20/2017]

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The Possession Of Jesse

A psychopath who is possessed by a woman his father entombed alive stalks his tormented sister for the entities reincarnation.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Tippy The Elf

An awkward elf becomes an unlikely hero when he is accidentally left behind on Christmas Eve and encounters the vile Santa Glum stealing Santa’s gifts who has now kidnapped Mrs. Claus and with her the power to ruin Christmas.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Fantasy,Family,Animation

The Calvary Incident

Logline: Green Beret Hunter-Killer Team Mission- Intercept the renegade SEAL team trying to rescue Jesus from the Cross and keep the 21st century from vanishing.
Author: James Sladack
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Historical

Squid Jiggers

Genre: Drama/Romance -Feature Logline: When barmaid and aspiring writer Monique catches her husband, Toad, with his latest romantic conquest, it leads to a chase which ends with Monique losing her arm.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Romantic Comedy

Soap

The bar is full but no one speaks or looks up from their texting, instead they stare down at their phones like zombies, until Jasper walks in and provides words for a muted soap opera on the large TV screen.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Comedy

Nightmare In A Jar

With her husband out of town on business, Lisa plans to spend time writing, until a woman shows up at her door selling special face cream; from there everything gets dark and freaky.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Municipal Authority

When B.J loses his job as a reporter, he is forced to take a job registering the cognitively compromised to vote; or face the new government Municipal Authority camps for non-producers. This was a semi-finalist in American Gem Screenwriting Competition as Sign on the Bloody Line.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Your Secrets Will Get You High

When a loud woman on a bus inadvertently starts a full-fledged AA meeting, she gets more than she bargained for. When the bus stops for a dinner break, all hell breaks loose.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Baby's Gone

Two neglected toddlers look on as their new baby brother is taken from their motel room, as the mother watches. Baby's Gone is a short taken from my memoir, Riding in the Backseat with My Brother; currently a book but soon to be a feature screenplay. Just awarded semi-finalist for the New Millennium competition.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Drama,Family

Louis A. Runs Along

Louis has been sober for years until he hops a bus for vacation where he meets a woman who steals his heart, and eventually his sobriety. Note: This script is the first episode in what will be a series. It is based on my short story that was awarded honorable mention in the Oregon Writers Colony Competition and a semi-finalist in the New Millennium Competition.
Author: judi Blaze
Genre: Drama,Romance

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