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Contests Found: 25

Wildsound 1st Scene Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline:

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?

Significance rating: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Wildsound TV SPEC and TV PILOT Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: Ongoing - submit anytime.

Submit a TV SPEC SCREENPLAY or ORIGINAL TV PILOT (monthly deadlines) and get the chance to see your script read out loud at our Screenplay Festival using professional actors. Shown online on the YouTube channel that garners 1000s of views. CLICK the website link for examples of past winners. A great way to get your words out there and obtain the Agent you're looking for or just get your script seen by more people.

Significance rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Wildsound Reading Series

Final Deadline:

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 5 winning readings done every single month. Click the website info and watch the winning videos.

Significance rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars User Feedback: 20 Comments

TLLjournal's Logline Contest

Final Deadline: Bi-Monthly. Example: Oct/Nov contest open from October 1- November 30. Any submission received after the deadline will be entered into the next contest.

Screenwriters, how many times have you seen this? "Un-named agency/management/production company has a policy that neither it nor any of its agents or other employees accept or consider any unsolicited materials, ideas, concepts or suggestions of any nature whatsoever ("Unsolicited Materials"). Accordingly, you may not use this website or information obtained there from to submit Unsolicited Materials to Un-named Company by any means (including, without limitation, by mail, fax or e-mail).

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 36 Comments

FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 05/31/2015

To make Hollywood more accessible than ever before to more aspiring screenwriters, Filmmakers.com is forming strategic alliances with the powers that be... Championing Emerging Artists. FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards has been in existence since 2000 (formerly known as The Radmin Company / FilmMakers.com Screenplay Contest) and its association with the Radmin Company has been going on since late 2000.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 34 Comments

WMCm Monthly Contest

Final Deadline:

We are a company run by and for writers and filmmakers. Our objective is to find hot new writers whose careers we can help launch either at the studio or indie levels, or as TV writers (longform, sitcom, not reality). We also work with playwrights and have access to a number of major theaters in the US and England and also work with novelists, as we have access to most of the major publishers.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 100 Comments

Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 06/01/2015

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.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 55 Comments

hollywoodscript.com monthly contest

Final Deadline: Last Day of any calender month

We pick the best and most marketable (in our opinion of course) CLIENT SCRIPT and announce it with shameless prominence on the MAIN page of our web site. Our winner will also be invited to POST their log line, link and even a scene or two (if you so choose) from your winning work to which we’ll add our GLOWING REVIEW and convert the whole thing into professional “COVERAGE” (FOR FREE) which can be used for submission purposes as well as being POSTED on our site.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 26 Comments

WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/11/2015

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.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 1 Comment

American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015

To promote and support new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

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

SHRIEKFEST Horror/SciFi Film & Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/10/2015

CALL FOR ENTRIES! 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 its 15th year, Shriekfest takes place at the legendary Raleigh Studios, which is the largest independent studio operator in the country.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 10 Comments

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2015

The Cinequest Screenwriting Competition continues to empower global connectivity between screenwriters, filmmakers, producers, and innovators. Cinequest loves writers, and we welcome you to submit your screenplay or teleplay to our renowned competition. The Top 10 Finalists receive many empowering benefits including: VIP All Access passes the Cinequest Film Festival and exclusive Writers Celebration, plus exposure to leading industry players and inspiring luminaries.

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

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 06/20/2015

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.

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

Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2015

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. Now partnered with Celtx and Shooting People! Contest opens for submissions on March 1st.

Significance rating: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars User Feedback: 5 Comments

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/05/2015

Now in our 6th year, Fresh Voices has become known as a screenplay contest designed to identify and nurture the most promising new voices in screenwriting. Since its inception, Fresh Voices has developed a successful track record of discovering new screenwriters with many of our past winners now signed by representation, produced and staffed on TV series.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 23 Comments

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/28/2015

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.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 41 Comments

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/02/2015

Screamfest was formed in order to give filmmakers and writers in the horror/sci-fi genres a venue to have their work showcased to people in the industry. We are very proud that the majority of the films showcased now have distribution. Festival dates are Oct. 13-22, 2015.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 6 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.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 19 Comments

Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015

The Contest Of Contest Winners joins the 2015 Sunscreen Film Festival (Florida/Los Angeles) to bring increased visibility and networking opportunities to winners! There are hundreds 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 (CCW) answers that question and shines the spotlight on many accomplished, award-winning screenplays in what amounts to a definitive last shuffle of an elite pack.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 21 Comments

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 06/20/2015

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.

Significance rating: 3 stars3 stars3 stars User Feedback: 12 Comments

Moondance International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015

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.

Significance rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 15 Comments

TVWriter.Com People's Pilot

Final Deadline: 06/01/2015

The People's Pilot is a chance for writers who aren't yet on the "Go-to" list for television pilots to contribute to their work and themselves known to the medium they love by creating the kind of series they want to see, without worrying about the politics of television network and cable channel sales. See website for additional info.

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Final Draft, Inc. Big Break International Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 06/30/2015

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, attendance at the Final Draft Awards, 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.

Significance rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 22 Comments

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/15/2015

To discover and honor the new voices of independent film. Screenplays will be judged on creativity, innovation, vision, originality and the use of language. The key element is that of communication and how it complements and is transformed by the language of film.

Significance rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 7 Comments

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/19/2015

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.).

Significance rating: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars User Feedback: 8 Comments