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)
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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

BlueCat has announced their 2013 Screenplay Contest Semifinalists:

A Cat's Tale by Kendal Alexander Whitlock
A Long Mile by Graeme Robertson
Afterworld by Stephen Kopernik
Bikini Meat Locker by Simon Hewitt
Blue Pit by Blaine Tyler
Box Canyon High School by Ernestina Juarez
Brother Daniel by Elizabeth Agate
Bus Money by W. Paul Apel & Ryan Gorman
Certain People by Michael Edward Walsh
Come To Me by Margaret Riseley
Da Tenebre by Antonello Sammito
Dead Dolores by Michael Yagnow
Degenerate by Karen Frank
Demain, Je Me Tue by Pierre Chance
Door to Door by M. Runjan Dhar
Dust of Life by Jennifer Perrott
El Rabanito-The Radish Baby by Victoria Buksbazen
Evil Does It by Robert Bridge
Fatties by Matthew Ballen
Giants of the Valley by Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
Gun Kids by A. Rouveyrol
Hand Lit Match by Rachael BernSousa & Mary Lusted
I Just Work Here by Greg Colburn
Impulse Control by Matthew Breault & Alex George Pickering
Judy Starr by Terrence Michael
Junction 26 by Adam Thursby
King Of All This by Pat Herford
Knock-Out by Christopher Brown
Landlord's Game by Cayman D. Grant
Last Waltz of Vienna by Brian Lee Weakland
Late Bloomer by Mandy Fabian
Little Tokyo Runs the Show by Justin Dean
Love's Naked Nature by Greg Bowdish
Mending Season by Jennifer Renner
Mister Fox by Gabrielle Wendelin
Music Row by Ronald L. Ecker
Nuts by Doug Mallette
Peace Sells by Patrick Furie
Psyop: Raven Unit by Edward Mann
Robo & Juliet by Trevor Mayes
Target Audience by Michael Raymond
Templar by Stephen Kopernik
The Black by Ray Karp
The Burning Room by Kat Wood & Marco van Belle
The Doorman by Ben Hayflick
The Morphing of Eddie Lubeck by Alvin Easter
The Repairable Brightness by Derek Williams
The Rocket Man by Anthony Stitt & Jeff Trently
The Son of Edward Teach by Thomas Ryan Cuming
The Student by Augustus Rose
The Syndicate by Victoria & Amy Howell
The Toad Princess by Gigi Causey
The War of the Tooth Fairy by J W C Hickey
The Woods by Simon Sorrells & Casey Nelson
Tiles by Ethan Warren
Virtues of a Moth by Reid Goldin
Walden Matussey's Blog of Total Truth by Tim Boughn
Watching Madison by Carolyn Stephenson
We Lost Grace by Michael Quintana
Wet by Lewayne L. White & Steven Hakeman
Wife. Bosom. Nothing. by Julie Brimberg Rothschild
Wolf Dreams by Tyler Peck

Updated: 03/01/2013

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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