2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Contest

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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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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. 1
Regular September 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot $55, Short Script $45. 35
Final October 25, 2020 Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot $65, Short $55. 77
Late December 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $80, Pilot $75, Short Script $65 126

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    
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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 Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2012 BlueCat Short Screenwriting Competition:

A Penny Saved is A Penny Stolen, by Leslie Jean Jones
A Spot Of Bother, by Todd Gordon & Lee Chambers
Accidents, by Paul Chironi
All I Know Is Nothing, by Matthew Barker
All That Cat, by Jessica von Schramm
Amenities Included, by Stephen C. Krystek
Amygdala, by Linda Sills
Animals, by Brian MacEvilly
Anne of the Thousand Lilies, by Charles Musser
Answers, by Edgar Martinez Schulz
Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking, by Paul Epstein
Bang, by Anne Carmack and Matthew Lawrence
Becoming Lana Liu, by Alfonso Orsini and David J. Schroeder
Between Shifts, by Jaime Saginor
Breakfast at Gerardo’s, by Kim Nunley
Burn, by Finley Mulligan
Burn the Day, by Francis Pilchesky
Checkpoint, by Sarah Magill
Christmas Shoes, by Eric Mithen
Chub, by Alessandra Gherardi
Crank, by Matthew Himlin
Crossfire, by Jason Miller
Dacryphilia, by Amanda Mihalakopoulos
Dead Rabbit, by Ana Brown
Deviled Eggs, by Cody Rea
Die For Love, by Giorgina Medori
Dolores, by Vicki Speegle
Edwin and Maudey, by Nancy Froeschle
Everything You Say I Am, I’m Not, by Harold Chapman
Glard, by April Rouveyrol
Glare, by April Rouveyrol
Graciana Smallhopes, by Michael Yagnow
Growing Pains, by Ginia Desmond
Hlf pSt nInE, by Douglas Stark
Hypocholorite, by Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
I’m David, by Gloria (Day) Hickerson
In The Silence, by Kristi L. Simkins
Ingrid Astrid, by Mike Comstock
Itch, by Heather Wallace-Brown
Jackie, by Dr. Awesome & Ms. Fantastic
Last Train, by Paul Schofield
Listen, by Philip Hoang
Little Princesses, by Anna Heinamaa
Maid of Horror, by Caitlin Koller and Lachlan Smith
Mann’s World, by Dipak Chowdhury
Meet Cupid, by William Tepper
Monsters, by Luke Kondor
Mr and Mrs Mash, by Nina Mitrovic
My Kingdom, by Jennifer Hahn
Neighbors, by Billy Ray Fong
No Price Too High, by Shale Nelson
Notes, by Josef Ber
Olo, by Greg Donahue
Oscar’s Ashes, by Luke Gomez
Pale Blue Eyes, by Chris Connolly
Party Monsters, by Scott Luper
Playing All The Notes, by Kelly Schulz Greene
Playing Away, by Steve Langridge
Polly and the Cracker, by Laura Ries
Postcards From Nowhere, by Ben Cluse
Pun’kin, by Tracee Beebe
Radish Hearts, by Ray Shea
Robert, by Willy Rowe
Snowflakes, by Sandy Garfunkel
Sunrise on a Cloudy Morning, by Victoria Ellis Nye
Sweet, by Paige Baldwin and Julie Kirtz Garrett
The Bridge on the River Styx, by John Ashbrook
The Chocolate Kandinsky, by Suzanne Griffin
The Devil Wears a Hat, by Ronald L. Ecker
The Doorway, by Bragi Schut
The Dungeon, by A.P. Quach
The Economy Sucks, by J.E. Clarke
The Flight, by Chris Jenkins
The Island, by rian MacEvilly
The Ladder, by Faisal A. Qureshi
The Magician’s Son, by Chris Moore
The Project, by J L Swift
The Sacred Heart, by Andrew Serban
The Seat, by Christopher Dingli
The Three of Us, by Andrew Viner
The Way Back, by Robert Hill
This Modern Man is Beat, by David J Schroeder
To Late for Candies, by Adina Sadeanu
Trumpet, by Ben Cleary
Two Guys, A Girl and A Parking Space, by Chris Mueller
Waking Billy, by David Widdicombe
Wort Irkington’s Hate Books, by Annaliese Ciel Walker


Updated: 07/15/2012

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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