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Contests Found: 110

FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015

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.

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American Gem Short Script Contest & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015

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

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TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015

1st TV Script Writing Competition is presented by FilmMakers.com . It is no longer the case, but it wasn't that long ago for a writer to be discovered he/she had to reside in or around Hollywood.. The Film Industry is changing rapidly and so are the players as well as the playground. All you need is a break and that starts with you here and now. Submit your GEM to an organization that stood the test of time.

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Awareness Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015

The mission of the Awareness Film Festival is bringing awareness and to open eyes to some of our world's pressing issues: Ecological, Political, Health/Well Being and the Spirit. We showcase both Documentary and Narrative Features, as well as Short Films, Music Videos and Public Service Announcements. We have filmmaker Q&A's, filmmaker Panels, as well as conscious art and music.

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Denver Film Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2015

It entertains. It educates. It provokes and persuades, moves and motivates. The cinema’s potential to transform as well as reflect society in all its diversity is what the Denver Film Society aims to recognize and realize. Since 1978, the DFS has worked to promote the medium as both an art form and a civic forum, developing a program that includes year-round screenings, community outreach projects and renowned special events.

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Glendale International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/01/2015

This is the second year of the exciting national and international film festival in the beautiful City of Glendale, California, all film makers are welcome. Our wonderful venue is the MGN FIVE STAR CINEMA, where you can have dinner and a movie, relax in comfortable reclining chairs, eat and drink and make merry! Special awards are given to film makers residing in the Glendale/Pasadena/Burbank areas.

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NHMC Television Writers Program

Final Deadline: 08/03/2015

The NHMC Television Writers Program focuses on the writing of an original TV pilot or a spec episode of a series currently on TV, conducted in an environment that simulates a TV Writers Room. The five-week, total immersion workshop is guided by former NBC V.P. of Script Development, Geoff Harris and is conducted in Studio City, California. A total of 10 writers are accepted nationwide from an established network of non-profit agencies, schools, universities, guilds and media organizations.

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NYTVF A+E Networks Lifetime Writers Project

Final Deadline: 08/07/2015

For the first time, Lifetime is partnering with the NYTVF in search of emerging TV writers with bold, brand-defining scripted concepts. To submit, writers must enter an original series overview (up to four pages) along with an excerpt from the series' pilot script (up to fifteen pages) and a current C.V.

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Rod Serling Short Script Competition

Final Deadline: 08/14/2015

Each script must be written in the same genre and style that would have been suitable to conform with episodes for either THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY. More specifically this means displaying traits of either a horror or a science fiction genre, while exhibiting strong traditional or contemporary social themes. Serling taught at Ithaca College from 1967 until his death in 1975.

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Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 08/15/2015

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.).

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

San Pedro International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/15/2015

The San Pedro International Film Festival was founded to celebrate the diverse culture and community of San Pedro with a wide spectrum of independent film, documentaries, and shorts. SPIFF is committed to exhibiting films that embody inspiring entertainment for all. Works that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the intent that these films enlighten audiences while providing invaluable exposure for filmmakers, local and international.

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NYTVF A+E Networks 360° Unscripted Development Pipeline

Final Deadline: 08/17/2015

A+E Networks (A&E, History, Lifetime) has teamed with the NYTVF for the 360° Unscripted Pipeline, which is seeking original unscripted series concepts from independent artists and production companies. This year, A&E, History, and Lifetime each guarantee at least one $5,000 development deal to a winning project. If you have an eye for talent and a passion for unscripted TV, submit your 2-4 minute casting/teaser tape for the chance to win $5k and the opportunity to further develop your project with A&E Networks.

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ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/18/2015

Whether you’re writing a contained science fiction drama or an epic space saga, ScreenCraft wants to read your film script. The jury is out of this world — with judges who love sci-fi movies — from Paramount, Universal, Sony, Lionsgate and CAA! We’ve never been more excited about a contest jury than for this inaugural sci-fi feature screenplay contest.

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Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 08/22/2015

The Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition offers beginning, aspiring and veteran screenwriters in the horror genre a chance to have their work recognized by people in the industry and beyond and to provide recognition and exposure for screenwriters in the horror, science fiction and suspense genres. The finalists and top 3 winning screenplays will be announced on all Eerie Horror Film Festival websites and winner's information will be forwarded to industry professionals for consideration.

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L.A. Independent Artist Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/24/2015

At the Los Angeles based Independent Artist Film Festival (IAFF) we believe in the power of celebrating and spotlighting the true indie film maker. We understand what a difficult task it is to create a masterpiece independently... No budget... Just a dream. At the IAFF we award the project, not the names attached. Unlike the more commercialized festivals, we focus on giving you a platform to truly showcase your work.

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Table Read My Screenplay - Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/26/2015

The Feature AND Pilot Grand Prize Winners receive $1000 in CASH and will be flown to Austin, Texas during the Austin Film Festival and Screenwriters' Festival to have scenes from your screenplay workshopped by a director and performed by professional actors at a table read. We cover Hotel & Airfare expenses during the festival, and you'll get to network with the people who can change your career! Parties, Panels, Movies, Celebs & more!

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ISA Fast Track

Final Deadline: 08/27/2015

The ISA understands the challenges of breaking in to this highly competitive business. We also recognize the difficulty in developing new relationships and connecting to those who can move your career forward. Even if you live in Hollywood, it's easy to feel disconnected to key industry players. This is why we've developed the ISA FAST TRACK Fellowship.

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Los Angeles Movie Awards

Final Deadline: 08/28/2015

The Los Angeles Movie Awards mission is to celebrate Independent Motion Picture and Literary Arts by providing a platform for filmmakers and writers to have an opportunity to be awarded for their work. Welcome to the 2015 Los Angeles Movie Awards. The LAMA offers more than just a handful of award possibilities. We pride ourselves in providing a wide variety of award opportunities between our 10 categories.

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Carmel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/31/2015

The Carmel International Film Festival is committed to providing artists a platform to share their stories and their art.

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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.

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Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2015

Now Accepting Television Scripts! The writers spoke, and we listened. We have now added four categories to our contest for television scripts. Screenplay Festival now features the following categories: Feature Film: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller Horror Television: Half Hour Pilot, Half Hour Spec, One Hour Pilot, One Hour Spec As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem.

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Depth of Field International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/12/2015

Please see website.

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Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival was founded by and for independent filmmakers who seek to recognize the craft of this century’s filmmakers and storytellers from around the globe. As the world gets smaller, and our ability to connect with global cultures becomes easier, we are bringing the world together through the art of film.

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Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/14/2015

Our festival specializes in Horror, SF, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Crime Drama and Animation. We also have a categories for Original Un-Produced Screenplays (feature length only), Fan Films, Web Series and Music Videos. This year we are accepting Comedies and Family Films as well. Our Micro-Short category is specifically designed to accommodate short films under 7 mins in length, including those produced for the 48 Hr.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is a competitive festival that screens more than 120 international cutting edge films, making it one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest international competitive festivals. RIFF provides industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, the creative FLOW conference, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the Bowtie Criterion/Movieland and the historic Byrd Theatre.

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International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 09/15/2015

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

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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

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.

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New York Los Angeles International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 09/25/2015

The chief principle behind the NYLA International film festival is to create prominent networking and artistic interaction between talented independent filmmakers, writers, distributers and film enthusiast. The New York Los Angeles International Film Festival is a biannual event taking place in two of the biggest media cities in the world.

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TheWriteRoom Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

TheWriteRoom.Org/Screenwriting Competition/2015 seeks to support and nurture the artistic entertainment literature(screenplays) of Women for the benefit of an international and domestic audience. Male writers are also invited to participate but all screenplay entries must EITHER have a female protagonist(s), feature dimensional female character(s) and/or have been either WRITTEN, CO-WRITTEN by a woman.

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Courier Awards

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Welcome to the Courier Awards! Our mission is to discover new screenwriting talent and emerging filmmakers. The Courier Awards is a green and paperless competition, accepting online submissions and screeners. We invite you to enter the 2015 Courier Awards competition!

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Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest Round 12

Final Deadline: 09/30/2015

Win an A-List Screenwriter Experience and Gain Unparalleled Access. Break out your scriptwriting software and get to work, because the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest gives you the unique opportunity to turn one of these three loglines into a solid spec screenplay that could be your ticket to Hollywood success. Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? Working from one of these loglines, you’re challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept.

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Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

Our target is to recognize and reward the part-time writer, independent filmmaker, international screenwriter, or that ambitious writer-director who creates an artistic and innovative short screenplay. Our aim is to appeal to the up and coming creators or collaborators who have written their short screenplay with the intention of it being produced down the road.

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Too Short to Die Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/01/2015

There are a lot of scripts written around the world and very few of them get made into films. What happens with all the other scripts aren’t they also hard work, shouldn’t they have a chance to be read, to be found, to be noticed? We think they do! That is why we decided to create an interactive and transparent system - short screenplay competition.

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Los Angeles Film and Script Festival

Final Deadline: 10/02/2015

The primary objective of the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival is to provide a platform for talented independent filmmakers and writers from around the world who are trying to increase their distribution and production opportunities. The LAFSF’s numerous award possibilities gives independents the chance to receive the accolades they deserve.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Final Deadline: 10/14/2015

To discover genre writers and to break them into the industry.

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Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

As part of its ongoing mission to promote Science Fiction, Other Worlds Austin seeks to reward creativity in its earliest stages and encourage writers to keep working in the genre. Whether it's a feature, a short, a tv pilot, a spec of your favorite on air show, or a Retro-Spec for a long gone show, OWA wants to see your best scripts. And unlike some other competitions, The Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest is a celebration of writing skill, not feasibility of production.

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Los Angeles Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

The Los Angeles Screenplay Contest was created to give screenwriters a new point of access to the film industry and to have their scripts read by professional, industry script readers and create opportunities to sell their stories.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/15/2015

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.

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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/24/2015

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.

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Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/24/2015

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.

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trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/25/2015

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.

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Marquee Lights Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Welcome to the Marquee Lights Competition! We discover new screenwriters and filmmakers, offering affordable entry fees and a $500 cash award to the top screenplay and short film. We invite you to enter the 2015 Marquee Lights Competition!

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Scriptapalooza Fellowship

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

The fellowship program was developed to honor dedicated writers and to help further their creative process and skills. Writing in itself is a journey and we would like to facilitate the process by giving the fellows the opportunity to be surrounded by like-minded professionals and individuals. Application Requirements: Completed application and fee.

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Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

Final Deadline: 10/31/2015

Whether you are a filmmaker, a distributor, or a film enthusiast – the Festival offers you an exciting look into the latest movies to hit the market. Our goal is to bring you the best in the latest films and TV episodes that will encourage, challenge and inspire us to positive values and a greater understanding of the human journey.

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CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship

Final Deadline: 11/01/2015

The CineStory Foundation has always believed in helping writers find their voice. We’re entering a world in which the ways to tell stories are limitless. Those stories always begin with a blank page. Our goal with the TV/Digital Series Retreat is to assist writers, whether they long for the collaborative nature of Television or they dream of going out on their own to create their own web series.

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Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/01/2015

Based in the Hollywood Hills – home to many of the world’s top screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers – the Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition offers screenwriters the opportunity to show they belong with the other masters of their craft! With over $1,000 dollars in prizes for feature and short screenplays, our mission is to discover and reward screenwriters who excel in the art of storytelling.

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Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/02/2015

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.

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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.

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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.

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Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/06/2015

The Call for Entries for the 2016 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition is now open! From April 1 to April 10, 2016, we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary, and we’re looking to you to help us make it our best festival yet. We are looking for innovative and compelling storytelling, for characters that surprise and challenge you, for words that pop off the page, and for narratives that twist and turn like a country back road.

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