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Contests Found: 22

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 05/15/2014

The PAGE Awards competition was established by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development execs. Our goal: to discover the most exciting new scripts by up-and-coming writers from across the country and around the world. And due to the success of our winning writers, the PAGE Awards have rapidly become one of the most important sources for new screenwriting talent within the Hollywood community and worldwide.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 55 Comments

Script Pipeline Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2014

To help launch the careers of undiscovered screenwriters and give unprecedented access to studio-level executives.

Overall rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 60 Comments

Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014

For the past two decades, Austin Film Festival has been launching writers into their careers. This year, AFF is celebrating its longevity and exponential growth by creating a week that will change your life. With one of the most recognized and prestigious Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, AFF breaks out newcomers from the privacy of their desks and straight into the industry.

Overall rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 24 Comments

DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/31/2014

The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition is a very different kind of screenwriting competition. A panel of judges consisting of filmmakers, screenwriters and critics will review and provide coverage (feedback) for scripts of 15 pages or less. 5-7 finalists will be featured during ScriptDC — the region’s largest screenwriting conference — where their scripts will be read in front of a live audience — and one will walk away with $2,000 to shoot their project! If the script is shot and completed by the deadline, it will be automatically included as an official selection for the DC Shorts Film Festival.

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

Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014

Creative World Awards (CWA) is an international screenwriting contest that is well known for having the writer's interest at heart when it comes to development and industry promotion. Production: CWA brings an exciting production opportunity to the Grand Prize Winner. This year’s winner will have a short version of their script produced by The MIX, and the film will then get a guaranteed premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 56 Comments

Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 06/01/2014

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund it with the entry fees.

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Chicago Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2014

The foundation of cinema and television is now and always will be the written screenplay, but for those without connections and proximity, access to agents, managers and producers is often beyond reach. The Chicago Screenwriting Contest presents a new screenwriting competition for aspiring neophytes and grizzled veterans alike seeking to be read, recognized and rewarded for their storytelling talent.

Overall rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars User Feedback: 8 Comments

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/01/2014

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles Horror/SciFi Film Festival continues its tradition as Los Angeles' Premier horror film event, presenting an exciting program of films each fall with beautiful Los Angeles as its backdrop. Now, in it's 14th year, Shriekfest takes place on October 2 -5 at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

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

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

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.

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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

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

Short Wars

Final Deadline: 01/31/2015

Short Wars is an annual short screenplay competition with a mission to discover new writers with great film concepts. The winning screenplay will be produced by a collaboration of talent from the Delaware Valley. Submission is FREE!

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

Talentville Script of the Month

Final Deadline: Last day of each month

A monthly competition for members of Talentville.com who have uploaded full length, drama or sitcom screenplays at the site. Script are reviewed and rated via a peer review system among the members, with the top three rated scripts becoming a finalist at the end of each month. All finalists receive professional coverage by Scriptapalooza, with the order of finish being judged solely by them.

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1st Scene Screenplay Contest

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FULL FEEDBACK on the first moments of your screenplay from our committee of Professional Screenwriters, Production Heads and Script Consultants. Are you just starting off your screenplay and want immediate feedback on your first scenes/first moments of your script?

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

MoviePoet.com ~ Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: Monthly on the last day of each month.

Our goal is threefold: help writers improve their craft, celebrate our best work, and connect writers and their scripts with filmmakers.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 11 Comments

Hollywood Outreach Program - Scriptwriters Network

Final Deadline: HOP is run three times (sessions) per year, with entry deadlines on the third Saturday of January, May and September.

Hollywood Outreach Program (HOP) provides access to enlisted production companies, agents, and managers for feature film and movie of the week screenplays (entries) that are recommended by the program. All entries receive at least two studio-style comprehensive written evaluations (coverage) in any one session. The program's objective is to help writers improve their craft with a goal of obtaining representation, selling or optioning their work, and/or landing a writing assignment.

Overall rating: 2 stars2 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

The-GreenLight.com Monthly Script Contest

Final Deadline: 20th of every month

The mission of The-GreenLight.com is to help new and veteran writers develop their skills, and contacts by providing articles, interviews with industry professionals and giving them exposure to our readers and contacts from over 34 countries.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 2 Comments

ScriptVamp's Dream Quest: Attention Grabber Competition

Final Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on the last day of each month.

This contest has been designed to test the mettle of the 1st 10 pages, of any script, in any genre. We're looking for a tightly written, fluently paced opening that whets our appetite and leaves us longing for more... Sounds easy right? Can you prove your script has what it takes? Enter if you dare... One unique feature of this competition is that we provide constructive feedback for every entrant.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 20 Comments

Wildsound Reading Series

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WILDsound Monthly Screenplay Festival offers screenwriters at all levels the fantastic opportunity of hearing their scripts read out loud using Top Professional Actors and seen by 10000s of people online, including producers and agents. At least 2 winning readings done every single month. Click the website info and watch the winning videos.

Overall rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 13 Comments

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST - An Online Screenplay Competition

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POST Your Screenplay Online. Meet 100+ Hollywood Execs at Pitchfest. Story Lessons from Master Instructor ROBERT MCKEE. Get Feedback, Exposure & multiple Script Analysis Packages. E-Queries to 6,000+ Execs. Win over $5000 in AWARDS. Our goal is to improve the Writer's Screenplay to the max, and get it in the hands of Industry Execs who can open doors for the writer.

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