MovieBytes WinningScripts
WinningScripts PRO
      Directory| Upcoming| Comments| Playwriting| Add Your Contest| Submit Report Card| WinningScripts|

Screenwriting Contest Discount Coupons

Subscribe to WinningScriptsPRO

Screenwriting Contest List

SPONSOR:
WinningScripts PRO: Put your script in front of 100s of agencies and production companies with a subscription to WinningScripts PRO from MovieBytes.com®. Just $29.95 per year for UNLIMITED LISTINGS! Subscribe today for access to contest entry fee discount coupons worth more than $250!
Filter Contests:

Category: ALL

(Displaying records 1 thru 50 of 80 records)
Contests Found: 80

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/29/2014

The Slamdance Screenplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and supporting emerging writing talent. We welcome screenplays in every genre, on any topic, from anywhere in the world. A unique feature of the competition is providing constructive feedback for every entrant. In addition to this, we also offer a more intensive coverage service for a supplementary fee.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 41 Comments

Moondance International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/30/2014

The objective of the Moondance International Film Festival is to inspire, motivate, promote and encourage the best writers & independent filmmakers, from every country in the world, and to inspire a greater understanding about the vital role of the arts in enhancing creativity, community spirit, and the preservation of our cultural heritage.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 14 Comments

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014

The Cynosure Screenwriting Awards seek to expand the scope of mainstream cinema by recognizing and rewarding screenplays in two distinct categories: screenplays which feature compelling female protagonists; and screenplays that showcase diversity (ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, disability, etc.).

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 8 Comments

Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014

Big Break is an annual, international feature and television screenwriting contest designed to launch the careers of aspiring writers. Big Break rewards screenwriters with over $80,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Los Angeles and A-list executive meetings. Winners and finalists alike have had their screenplays optioned and produced and have secured high-profile representation as well as lucrative writing deals.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 18 Comments

Zed Fest

Final Deadline: 07/31/2014

Zed Fest was formed to acknowledge and encourage new independent filmmakers and screenwriters. We noticed that there are a lot of talented and promising filmmakers and screenwriters that tend to get snubbed by other festivals and competitions simply because they are low budget or less polished. We want to give them the recognition that they deserve and try to help them build upon their abilities.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2014

ScreenCraft is tickled to announce the Comedy Screenplay Contest. Whether you have an indie romantic comedy or a big effects-driven comedy blockbuster film, we want to read your script. We are looking for a laugh-out-loud comedy screenplay with heart. It can we cerebral and talky or high-concept and filled with physical comedy. We're looking for a strong voice and a fresh comedic sensibility.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

SoCal Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/04/2014

Whatever your story is, share it with us. This is an open genre and open form festival. We have a movie and screenplay competition and we will have special events as a part of our decade long adventure! Join us for our 10-year extravaganza. Enter your movie or screenplay into the SoCal Film Festival. Come out in October and discover the storytellers of tomorrow.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/07/2014

Experience your screenplay in a whole new light, and gain exposure internationally! The Feature Grand Prize Winner will win a FREE Trip to LONDON during the BFI London Film Festival and have a Table Reading of your screenplay by Professional Actors.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

Hollywood Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/10/2014

Our aim, quite simply, is to discover and recognize the brightest new talent and original voices in storytelling from around the world. We identify emerging talent and place top new writers firmly on the industry's radar directly in the heart of the motion picture capital of the world.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 16 Comments

Austin Indie Flix Showcase & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/14/2014

To bring TRUE indie films to Austin and the Central Texas area. The showcase will feature shorts, features of all genres at several venues including the Alamo Drafthouse and Blue Starlite Drive In.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 08/15/2014

IFFF builds a peaceful global family through the discovery and sharing of quality stories by emerging artists and productions companies.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Downbeach Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/15/2014

To honor budding screenwriters.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

New York Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/20/2014

The New York Screenplay Contest is a global screenwriting contest designed to launch careers and provide recognition and network opportunities to the world's best new voices in screenwriting for film and television. The New York Screenplay Contest awards its winners with cash, prizes, sponsorship packages, and meetings with leading industry professionals.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 5 Comments

Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014

Our aim is to discover new screenwriting talent from around the world. To put the best feature scripts in the hands of the Producers and Companies that have the means to get them made.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 4 Comments

Search for New Blood Genre Contest

Final Deadline: 08/31/2014

To look for the darkest, scary, creepy, suspenseful, mind-boggling, most twisted scripts from undiscovered writers from all over the world in the first ever Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is an inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor true film artists. RIFF welcomes produced films and screenplays of all genres and niches (features & shorts). The festival offers an array of film screenings, industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

One in Ten Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014

To promote gay and lesbian material in a positive light.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2014

As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem. By accepting all submitted screenplays and judging them based upon their quality -- not their source or their standardized formatting or the quality of the brads holding them together -- Screenplay Festival looks to give undiscovered screenwriters an opportunity to rise above the crowd.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 34 Comments

All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/09/2014

We're here to promote the art of screenwriting and filmmaking in the world of sports and competition.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Indie Fest USA

Final Deadline: 09/12/2014

Indie Fest USA Int’l Film Festival, established in 2007, is an exciting and entertaining eclectic mix of exceptional independent films from the US and International filmmakers then adding outstanding local and regional bands and solo artists in genres including rock, alt. rock, jazz, folk, cover and indie. To date we have screened in excess of 1500 films from around the world, been attended by more than 1700 filmmakers and 15,000 film fans.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/26/2014

Breaking Walls is a contest for thriller screenplays with contacts at established Hollywood literary representation and production companies who have agreed to consider the full winning script and the top finalists' loglines. Well-written thrillers are always an excellent way for writers to show Hollywood pros a combination of commerciality, unique voice, and a clear understanding of effective feature film narrative.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

World Series of Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 09/30/2014

Storytelling is your passion. Ours is amplifying your voice. The World Series of Screenwriting is dedicated to recognizing and advancing the work of the world's most talented and compelling storytellers in film and television screenwriting. We recognize and award the work of the best new voices in screenwriting from around the world. The World Series of Screenwriting is thrilled to share your unsurpassed commitment toward getting your talent recognized and your stories heard.

Overall rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/03/2014

Our goal is to help you, the emerging screenwriter develop as a storyteller, show off your talents to industry, and give you some cash to help propel you along in your screenwriting career. The new season of the Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition is proud to announce that we are offering $25,000 in cash prizes as well as a chance to go to Robert McKee's Story Seminar in New York to learn in-depth techniques and lessons on story.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Write of Passage

Final Deadline: 10/07/2014

Started in 2009, the Write of Passage Screenwriting Competition is a one-week, mentored competition, which teaches writers as they compete. The goal is to develop redemptive, inspirational stories that honor God. Submissions are 12-pages and are written in 168 hours, based on the theme and a foundational scripture. Writers compete for cash, prizes, Hollywood introductions and expert critique from Hollywood insiders.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Nevada Film Festival

Final Deadline: 10/15/2014

Taking place each year in the beautiful and exciting city of Las Vegas, the Nevada Film Festival is the Silver State’s annual celebration of the very best in American and international cinema, bringing together top independent filmmakers, growing audiences and the film industry professionals who make it all possible. The Nevada Film Festival offers filmgoers a rare opportunity to meet the filmmakers.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

Our intention is to help open doors for the aspiring television writer. There are four categories you can submit to, which include 1 hour existing spec scripts, 1/2 hour existing sitcom spec scripts, original pilots, and reality programs. This competition is designed with the TV writer and crossover screenwriter in mind. The participants we have chosen to read the winning scripts are individuals from established production companies.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 9 Comments

Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/17/2014

The Open Door Pictures Screenplay Contest creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their screenplay PRODUCED, made into a movie and SEEN by audiences and industry professionals all over the world! Our goal is to discover and promote the original works and talents of emerging screenwriters by making their scripts into films that get audiences talking.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

West Field Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 10/20/2014

The West Field Screenwriting Awards were created in 2011 by award winning screenwriter Jim Powers for the simple purpose of awarding others for the merit of their work. To do this he enlisted the help of industry insiders, multi-award winning directors, producers, professional writers, and actors to read and select. Your screenplay will be read by these film professionals, who will evaluate the script based on an 8 point grading system, complete with checks and balances, the entire team will find the script that they see fit to be awarded "The Birch" Its easy to get lost in the world of screenwriting, so thats why WFSA was started.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

To introduce writers to the decision makers of traditional broadcast television, the cable market, and multi-media outlets. Competition winners will have their material read by experienced producers and agents in L.A. and N.Y.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/25/2014

To introduce writers to the decision makers in film and multimedia markets. Top script receives $1,000 and ALL competition winners, runners-up, and finalists will earn the chance to have their scripts read by established production companies and agents in LA and NY. We strive to provide commentary on each script.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/26/2014

We don't offer any of the usual screenplay contest smoke and mirrors. No coverage from someone being paid $10 per script (please ask Mom). No cash (please ask Grandma) or writing clinics from gurus who have never sold a screenplay (Dad?). What our winners do receive is: INDUSTRY ACCESS AND INDUSTRY READS.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/03/2014

Created by Dr. Ted Baehr, founder, publisher and executive producer of MOVIEGUIDE® and founder and chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission, and Dr. Jack Templeton, the primary purpose of the prize is to further the influence of moral and spiritual values within the film and television industries. Seeking to promote a spiritually uplifting, redemptive worldview, MOVIEGUIDE® announces the Kairos Prize that will help inspire first-time and beginning screenwriters to produce compelling, entertaining, spiritually uplifting scripts that result in a greater increase in either man’s love or understanding of God.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2014

The 2014 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition celebrates its 5th year with more amazing opportunities for screenwriters to advance their career! Just asked last year’s winner Jade Shames, who within one month of being announced the Grand Prize Winner, has already been signed by manager Evan Cavic at Principato-Young Ent. With over $20,000 in Cash & Prizes, guaranteed script consideration from top Hollywood Production Companies and a proven track record of discovering and launching the careers of new screenwriters, Fresh Voices continues to cement its position as one of the leading screenplay competitions for screenwriters and a trusted source of new material by the industry! Enter before the Regular Deadline (Sept.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 24 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2014

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Entering it’s eleventh year, the competition retains a stellar reputation that hinges in no small part on its knack for exhibiting a compelling mix of stories from around the globe and providing opportunities for writers to tap into a network recognized for accelerating their drive towards success.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Holiday Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

To promote holiday centered screenplays.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Writers Place

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

To assist the aspiring screenwriter in realizing his/her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. To eliminate industry chokepoints that stifle creativity and impede screenplay access to managers,agents & producers.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 14 Comments

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

Founded by a writer, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition’s passionate commitment to develop and discover the unknown screenwriter continues to define our work today. We provide each writer who enters BlueCat two written analyses, ensuring each entry is reviewed by two readers, while supporting screenwriters of all levels and stages of development with the constructive feedback all writers require.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 156 Comments

Hollywood Drama Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

A great drama will grab the attention of the audience from the first to the last scene. We love dramatic stories and if you are passionate about what you write, please enter and share your stories with us. The industry is looking for fresh and compelling dramas. Allow us to assist you with getting your drama screenplay noticed!

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

London Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/15/2014

As a distinguished international film competition, the London Film Awards celebrates and awards independent film's best and brightest talent spanning the globe. The London Film Awards is a medium for both fresh and masterful talent to have their extraordinary work recognized and honored before their industry peers.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/17/2014

The Marquee Lights Screenwriting Competition seeks to discover new emerging screenwriters and offer a cash award to the top screenplay in each category. We accept screenplays in four categories: feature film screenplays, original one hour television pilots, original half hour television pilots, and short film screenplays. Our feedback service is also available at submission.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Courier Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2014

Welcome to the Courier Screenwriting Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging screenwriters. The Courier Screenwriting Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST's focus is to promote all genres of writing focusing on scripts fifteen pages or less in length.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

The First Look Project, presented by Script Pipeline

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

To discover innovative, marketable, high-concept projects for studio-level development, including feature screenplays, TV material, and media content.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 3 Comments

TVWriter.com Spec Scriptacular

Final Deadline: 12/01/2014

The basic fact about the television business is that in order to get into it you, the writer, must have at least 3 great spec episodes written for existing shows. These episodes are your calling card. They demonstrate that you have what it takes to write "on assignment." In other words, they show that your writing can meet the demands of a show's individual (we would never say "peculiar") style.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: Be the first to comment

WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/10/2014

MISSION: With over $5,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotion of our winners and finalists, our mission is to provide industry exposure and support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. FEEDBACK: We believe that writers need feedback to improve, which is why we provide the first round judges' score cards to every entrant at no additional charge.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 12/15/2014

There are dozens of screenwriting competitions, but which screenplay from among the winners of all of these quality competitions is the best of the best? The Contest of Contest Winners hopes to answer that question and shine the spotlight on many accomplished, award-winning screenplays in what amounts to a definitive last shuffle of an elite pack.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is an international screenwriting competition dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of the world’s best new emerging screenwriters in the city globally recognized as the center of the movie and television industries. We celebrate and share your passion for storytelling by helping to advance the careers of talented screenwriters, connecting our winners with working industry producers, agents, managers, and development executives.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 11 Comments

Bankable Script

Final Deadline:

Ready for the opportunity to take your screenwriting to the next level, win $10,000 and other great prizes, and market your script to prominent leaders in the filmmaking industry? Send us your script and find out in less than 2 weeks if your script has what it takes to make it onto our A-list of semi-finalists! We actively work to offer our writers opportunities to both get your script in front of industry professionals as well as improve your craft.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

Script Pipeline Student Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To give the best student screenwriters a rare opportunity at studio-level industry exposure and foster new talent in the early stages of their careers.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: Be the first to comment

Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/31/2014

To promote writers within the comedy screenplay genre.

Overall rating: n/a User Feedback: 1 Comment

(Displaying records 1 thru 50 of 80 records)
Results Page:  1  | 2 |