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ISA Fast Track Fellowship VI

Final Deadline: 08/23/2017
WSPro Discount: $15.00

European Independent Film Award

Final Deadline: 08/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

254 Writers Signed. 81 Projects Set Up. 48 Writers Staffed. 4 Bidding Wars.

Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Barnstorm Fest New!

Final Deadline: 08/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

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Film Daily - Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 08/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 09/03/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 09/10/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest New!

Final Deadline: 09/12/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Final Deadline: 09/13/2017
WSPro Discount: No

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Film My Script New!

Final Deadline: 09/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

The Wayward Festival New!

Final Deadline: 09/16/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

WriteMovies Summer 2017 Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 09/17/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood International Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 09/21/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Cannes Golden Plume Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 09/21/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/29/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 09/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Hammond House Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 09/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Women in Film & Television Vancouver

Final Deadline: 10/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 10/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Little Screenwriters Competition

Final Deadline: 10/03/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Stories and Pilots New!

Final Deadline: 10/05/2017
WSPro Discount: No Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/09/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/11/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 10/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 10/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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HollyShorts Names Screenplay Finalists

Updated: 08/18/2017

The 4th annual HollyShorts Screenplay Contest has announced its list of finalists. The top 3 screenplays will be announced/awarded at the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony August 19th and the winning script will receive a $10,000 production deal courtesy of Evil Slave.

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A CIA Operative with the psychic ability to see everybody's past faces terrorists that kidnap his loved ones and force him to use his powers against his country. 2017 StoryPros Awards, 1st Place Action/Adventure/Thriller.
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Finish Line Names Contest Quarterfinalists

The Finish Line Script Competition has announced their TV Pilot and Screenplay Quarterfinalists from among more than 1,100 submissions. [Updated: 08/17/2017]

CWA Names 2017 Semifinalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 semifinalists. [Updated: 08/16/2017]

ScreenCraft Names Comedy Winner

The Triple Engagement by Robert Troccolo has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest. The script is described as a fun and entertaining romantic comedy that marries concept and character. [Updated: 08/15/2017]

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has named their 2017 Contest Quarterfinalists for Features, Pilots, and Shorts. [Updated: 08/15/2017]

PAGE Names 2017 Semifinalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards has announced their Semifinalists for 2017 -- the top 25 scripts in each of the contest’s ten genre categories. [Updated: 08/15/2017]

CWA Names 2017 Quarterfinalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 quarterfinalists. [Updated: 08/09/2017]

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Selections

HollyShorts has announced their 2017 Screenplay Selections. [Updated: 08/09/2017]

Scriptapalooza Announces Semifinalists

Scriptapalooza has named their 2017 Screenplay Contest Semifinalists. [Updated: 08/08/2017]

Writers Lab Names 2017 Participants

The Writers Lab, funded by Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey, has announced the screenwriters selected to participate in the 2017 Lab. The program is the only lab in the world devoted to providing script development for women writers over the age of 40. It is produced by New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and IRIS, in collaboration with The Writers Guild of America, East. [Updated: 08/04/2017]

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winners & Finalists

Botany Bay by Eleanor Burgess has been named the winner of the TrackingB TV Contest. [Updated: 08/02/2017]

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has announced their 2017 quarterfinalists. Semifinalists will be announced August 6th. [Updated: 08/02/2017]

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Cirque D' Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, time warp, adventure to the future.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Curious Buddies

*** A veteran FBI Agent hires and develops a surprising bond with a young internet entrepreneur when he seeks his expertise in a week long rescue of a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Rewrite. It's a combo meal.The Nice Guys meets The Social Network with a side of Taken.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, LA LA Land meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Romantic Comedy,Thriller

Understanding The Alacran

A troubled 22-year-old man moves to Mexico and better understands the addiction and mental illness destroying his life [Florida Authors and Publishers Association President's Awards, 2017, 2nd Place (contemporary/literary category)].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Romance

Diplomatic Ammunity!

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). [3 awards/honors including, 3rd place in the 2017 Indie Gathering Film Festival]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Harm For The Holidays

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all [OPTIONED].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,GLBT

Developing Minds: An American Ghost Story

A group of recent college graduates who struggle with feelings of alienation and their addictions try to survive a year of teaching at two dysfunctional Miami public schools. [#1 Amazon Best Seller ("Satire" and "Urban Life" Kindle categories) and Winner of 2015 Stargazer Literary Prizes (Visionary and Metaphysical Fiction category)]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Urban

A Sacrifice To The God Of The Blues

An impressionable young man struggles to make sense of the alternating good and bad advice he receives from a much older friend as they travel through the heart of Mexican drug territory on a cursed trip to a remote Pacific coast beach [Ranked 10th in the Drama short script category of's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama


A first-year teacher in an at-risk Los Angeles middle school finds the inspiration to confront his bullies through his interactions with a lovable, but equally teased, student. [Ranked 2nd in the Urban short script category of's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Urban

La Tierra Que Yo Amo (land That I Love)

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [37 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma & Natalia Porras Sivolobova
Genre: Drama,Romance,Urban

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