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Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship

Final Deadline: 06/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Constitutional Conservative Coalition Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/02/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 06/02/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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WriteMovies Spring 2016 Competition

Final Deadline: 06/03/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Las Vegas Lift-Off Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/08/2016
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies UK Script Contest New!

Final Deadline: 06/12/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

GenreBlast Film Festival

Final Deadline: 06/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

NYTVF Scripts New!

Final Deadline: 06/16/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/24/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 06/27/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 06/27/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 06/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Writers Store Industry Insider Television Writing Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

ScreenCraft's Horror Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 07/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New Renaissance Film Fest (London, UK) New!

Final Deadline: 07/06/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/07/2016
WSPro Discount: No

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/10/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/10/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

True Story Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/12/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 07/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Moondance International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 07/20/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Joshua Tree International Short Screenplay Contest New!

Final Deadline: 07/26/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

The 12th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2nd Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Winners

Updated: 05/18/2016

ScreenCraft has announced the recipients of their 3rd annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. Presented by Final Draft, the fellowship is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives.

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CineStory Names 2016 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Screenwriting Awards. [Updated: 05/27/2016]

WildSound TV Names May Contest Winners

[Updated: 05/20/2016]

WildSound Names Winning Features for May, 2016

[Updated: 05/18/2016]

Writers and Filmmakers Competition Names Winning Script

Filmmaker Shekhar Bassi, named the winner of the Writers and Filmmakers Competition for his film, "NO LOVE LOST", has selected The Invention, by Dennis Hennessey, as the winning screenplay. [Updated: 05/17/2016]

WeScreenplay Announces Diverse Voices Semifinalists

WeScreenplay has announced the Semifinalists for their Diverse Voices Screenplay Competition, which raised $1,437 for the Books for Kids Foundation. [Updated: 05/17/2016]

Cinequest Names Contest Winners

Wheelman by Jeremy Rush has been named the Feature Script Winner of the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition. Shiva by Vishnu Sekar won the Short Script Competition, and the TV Script Winners were Brooklyn Bus by RJ Marx (60-minutes) and Patient by M. Rowan Meyer (30-minutes). [Updated: 05/16/2016]

Screenplay Search Names Contest Winner

Gap Year, by Caroline K. Hill, has been named the winner of the Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 05/12/2016]

Scriptapalooza Winner in Theaters

Scriptapalooza's 2006 Grand Prize Winning screenplay, "Can't Live With 'Em" has been produced under the title "Love Addict", and will be released in theaters in 10 U.S. cities on Friday, May 13. [Updated: 05/09/2016]

Writers and Filmmakers Names Top Films and Scripts

Filmmaker Shekhar Bassi has been named the winner of the Writers and Filmmakers Competition for his film, "NO LOVE LOST", and will now select the top script from top 10 screenplay submissions. [Updated: 04/27/2016]

Interview with 1st TV Contest Winner Chuck Griffith

An alumnus of Columbia University, where he received his B.A. and M.A., Chuck Griffith studied television directing on the set of HBO's "Six Feet Under" with director Kathy Bates, and the single camera sitcom "Undeclared" on FOX with director Greg Mottola. Chuck also served as a producer for MTV's popular award-winning reality series, "Made" in 2007 and 2008. [Updated: 04/27/2016]

“Making it” Means Making Magic

I don't know why you got into the business of writing, of grasping at words to explain the images in your brain, and editing within an inch of your life. For most, it's a kind of call, a transcendent purpose. Otherwise, who would chose to subject themselves to continual criticism, knowing their project will always need more work and never feel up to par? Not to mention the constant struggle to "make it" without anyone really defining what "making it" means, beyond an agent and a job on a show. (And once you get that, there's a whole bevy of problems beyond the wall.)

[Updated: 04/21/2016]

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Sunnygirl

The town was turning in to "Uncle Tom's Cabin." So the newly minted Long Island Horatii tried everything they could to solve it, even if it took murdering their own brother. But the one thing they couldn't do, was claim executive privilege. Although one Father's "cross" could start a war, and there was always at least one night for love, and Sunnygirl.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Cirque Du Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, Dangerous Liaisons, time warp, adventure to the future. It's THE MARTIAN collides with GRAVITY, and INTERSTELLAR *** *** It's INTERSTELLAR collides with GRAVITY, and NON-STOP.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Curious Buddies

*** A veteran FBI Agent hires and develops a surprising bond with a young internet entrepreneur when he seeks his expertise in a week long rescue of a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. New-Rewrite-It's LETHAL WEAPON, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, with a side of TAKEN.It's a whirlwind, week long rescue, set in New York, Washington DC, and San Francisco.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Emergency

Confronted with the dilemma of doing nothing or fight, a dedicated nurse takes unprecedented steps.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Family

Doors Of Miracles

Trembling, a young woman conquers fear and is transcended into the Universe returning with supernatural powers.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Family,Supernatural

And The Devil Called!

A tug-o-war is waged between God and The Devil for a little earthling The Devil wants for his bride.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Supernatural

God's Warrior

From a nation targeted for destruction by unseen forces, emerges a fearless warrior.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Supernatural

Untouchable!

Powerful, unaccountable, colluding, stealing with judiciary in toe they destroy, until a courageous little woman challenges and exposes them.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Thriller

Penitence

An ex-CIA agent, fallen in disgrace, straps on his guns for a last mission only to discover he’s been deceived into helping terrorists who are targeting a charismatic, young Pope. A story of redemption.
Author: Jay Natelle
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure

Past Lies Sleeping

A young woman uncovers her murdered mother’s obscure past only to find a “dormant” Swiss bank account, ex-communist spies, and a stolen fortune.
Author: Jay Natelle
Genre: Thriller

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