After Jason Park moved to California from the northern suburbs, he thought he found the perfect venue to promote his coming-of-age screenplay set during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
The aspiring screenwriter spent $39 to enter the Chicago Screenplay Contest, and was pleased when he was named the inaugural contest’s grand-prize winner in August. His winnings, according to the website, included part of a cash prize, screenwriting software and, most importantly, meetings with industry insiders. [from DNAInfo Chicago]
Year 73 by Jeff Shevlowitz has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Third Cycle of the 2014 Reel Writers Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/17/2014]
Shadowman, by Mike Miller, has been named the winner of the 8th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 12/16/2014]
WILDSound has announced their Short Script Winners for 2014. [Updated: 12/15/2014]
Quarterfinalists have bee named for the 2014 Courier Awards. Semifinalists will be announced on January 15, 2015. [Updated: 12/15/2014]
The Chicago Screenplay Contest has discontinued their competition. [Updated: 12/12/2014]
StoryPros International has announced the finalists of their 8th Annual Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 12/09/2014]
Shore Scripts has posted video interviews with their recent contest winners. [Updated: 12/05/2014]
Scriptapalooza TV has announced the latest script requests from their TV writing competition. [Updated: 12/04/2014]
Mind of the Assassin by Carolina Saccone has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 Circus Road Sreenplay Competition. [Updated: 12/02/2014]
What happened when the third atomic mission of WWII crashed in Japanese territory? SCRIPT REQUESTED BY - Bad Robot, ICM, The De Laurentiis Company and Ridley Scott Films.
Author: Phillip Parker
Can Tom, the powerful 50 year old bachelor stop the solar storm that is ravaging earth? His mission - to stop nature in its tracks from the worlds largest telescope Observatory in Chile's mountainous desert. Should he fail? What waits beyond is yet to become known to him and his team of lifelong friends and associates.
Author: Glenda Victor
Our female heroine, Danielle Church ( Danny) attempts to put a stop to carnage of anarchy in this original action packed drama based on bribery, corruption, & deceit, surrounding the ongoing fight against Rhino poaching & horn smuggling from a water prison, and an experimental tornado wall project off the coast of South Africa, bringing us a good dose of a triple take of redemption.
Author: Glenda Victor & Gregg Shumann
The Institute, a holistic healing retreat run by a charismatic doctor, claims a high success rate of recovery from addictions and mental illness with mind-altering drug therapy. A young woman hired on the staff of the Institute’s “Village” on a remote coastal island, begins to suspect something sinister going on. She investigates the doctor's cryptic medical practices, with chilling results.
Author: Anton Diether
A Texas police dispatcher adverse to guns and violence suspects his runaway teenage daughter has been kidnapped by human traffickers. He transfers as a cop to El Paso’s vice squad on a relentless mission to find her. The series follows a deeply religious man’s journey into the heart of darkness...the crime world of sex slavery...with sinister twists and character transformations in the style of Breaking Bad.
Author: Anton Diether
Will an Interpol agent invoke the deadly Nimrod Sanction when his boss turns to the dark side and then discovers his boss is protecting him from the most ruthless arms dealer on the planet?
Author: Patrick Maher
An obsessive-compulsive twenty-one-year-old Peruvian woman, hoping to find love and relief from her mental illness, travels from Lima to the USA on a work-abroad program and takes a job at a small ski resort in Montana. [Honorable Mention, 2014 Indie Gathering Film Festival]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
*** This one has won many HONORABLE MENTIONS *** It's
not your mother's buddy movie! It's a combo meal
It's LETHAL WEAPON, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, with a side of
TAKEN. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young
Internet Entreprenuer to help rescue a six year old girl
taken hostage in a Fall Out Shelter by a ruthless
Author: Janet Caulfield
Author: Robert O´Neill
A successful, but unhappy, novelist reluctantly returns to his childhood town to attend a friend's funeral. While reminiscing about his experiences as a child playing basketball on a city court to escape from emotional abuse, he understands himself and the theme of his next project more clearly. [Ranked 9th in the "Urban" category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma