2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Contest

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 193    
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Objective

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 23rd year, is accepting submissions for its 2021 competition.

Founded in 1998 by award-winning writer Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has supported thousands of screenwriters through written analysis provided to all entrants, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the film and television industry. BlueCat's Alumni include:

Aaron Guzikowski (Verve/Madhouse) wrote PRISONERS, the remake of PAPILLON, and Ridley Scott's RAISED BY WOLVES.

Fergal Rock wrote DEPARTURES starring Nina Dobrev and Maisie Williams.

Ana Lily Amirpour (CAA), won Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for THE BAD BATCH, directed by Lyle Vincent (DREAMLAND) and starring Jason Momoa, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early June 28, 2020 Feature Screenplay $50, Pilot $45, Short Script $35.
Midsummer August 9, 2020 Feature Screenplay $55, Pilot $50, Short Script $40.
Regular September 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot $55, Short Script $45. 31
Final October 25, 2020 Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot $65, Short $55. 73
Late December 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $80, Pilot $75, Short Script $65 122

Final Resubmission Deadline: February 15th, 2021. Feature $50, Pilot $45, Short $35. Resubmission fees remain the same throughout the competition.

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Rules

We accept features, pilots and shorts - visit our website for more info.

Awards

Grand Prize Winner
  • The Grand Prize Winner will receive $5,000.
  • All scripts submitted (Features, Pilots and Shorts) are eligible.
Feature Screenplay Award
  • The Feature Screenplay Winner will receive $2,000.
Pilot Award
  • The Pilot Winner will receive $2,000.
Short Script Award
  • The Short Script Winner will receive $2,000.

Fellini Award
Our Fellini Award award goes to the best script (feature, pilot or short) from writers residing outside the U.S.

  • The Fellini Award Winner will receive $1,000.

BlueCat Contest

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 193    
Have you entered?
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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 193    
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Contest News

BlueCat Announces Semifinalists

The BlueCat Screenwriting Competition has announced their semifinalists for 2010:

38th Parallel by Michelle Kelly
4 to 6 Days by Drake Conrad
A Day's Grace by Malcolm Megaw
A Good Witch is Watching Over Me by Corneliu Mitrache
A Novel Approach to Suicide by Brien Kelly
A to B by Danny Yang
Bare by Natalia Leite
Behind the Fat Lady by Mark Scullard
Below the Waist by Robert Ian Simpson
Bleeding Kansas by Michael Menyk
Blood and Dreams by Suzanne Griffin
Bombshells by Tawnya Bhattacharya
Bounce House by Jeffrey Ashkin
Boy Without a Face by Jan Lampen
Capa and Taro by Jose Ygoa and Martin Copeland
Crossing Into Night by Rachel Stevens
Day of the Lords by James Edwards
Earline by Rachel Stevens
French Dressing by Francis Connor
Half-Life by Jeremy Engle
Happy Genius of the Household by Richard Eschenroeder
Henry by Candace Lee and Darina Voloshina
I'm Old and I Wanna Die by Jordan Imiola
In Eden by Michael Choi
Ivey by Taylor Ivey
Jam Jars for the Manor by Dermod Judge
Juan Bago Saves The Day by Jaime Fernandez
Judgey by Mary Anderson Casavant
Mimi and Me by Elizabeth Kerin
Nailed by Juan Hector Cristoforo by Ung Gi Park
Northern Cross by Melody Cooper
Not Like Mom by Maria E. Mayobre
Notes of Page by Christian Tipples
On the Ocean by William Howard Norris
One Night in Asbury Park by Maurizio Marmorstein
Pipe Dreams by Jason Singleton
Pisser by Eric Hueber
Pixer Knows by Caroline Farrell
Porcelain Stingers by Marie Robinson
Schmear Therapy by Patrick Brady
She Move Through The Fair by Caroline Burns Cooke
squirt by Randy Kaplan, Scott Bernstein, and Graham Nugent
Stolen Senses by David A. D. Gould
Sunshine and Cigarettes by David Mulholland
Superzero by Tyler Theofilos
The Dukes Child by Lauren Hunter
The Golem of Washington Heights by Aaron Wolfe
The Hitler Family Reunion by Andrew Rothschild
The Insurgent by David Jones and Amy Jones
The Last Adventure of Martin Finch by Aaron Marshall
The Legend of Amedee by Tony Chassion III
The Lodger by June Escalante
The Newsboy by George Mehelis
The Penitent Man by Jason George
The Physicist by Teresa Lo
The Sensational Count Guitarcula by Eric Maloney
The Sophia Project by Perry Blakshear
The Third Testament by Stephen Jones
The Unexpected by Tom Putnam and Jeff Malmberg
'Til Death Parts Us by Elizabeth Ditty
Tilford by Steve Ruttley
Tough Love by Alison Wilkie
Tropical Candy by Scott Roberts
Two Fish One Bowl by Adam Grabinski
Two Ton Tony by Ken Pisani
Women in the Attic by Gloria Uhler

Updated: 07/16/2010

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 193    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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