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Madrid International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 02/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 02/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Women In Cinema International Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 02/25/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final Deadline: 02/28/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Best Short Competition EVER!
Up to $10,000 for your script AND it gets made!

Writers and Filmmakers

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

First 10 Pages Script Contest New!

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

2016 CineStory Screenwriting Awards. Invaluable Industry mentorship. Late deadline February 15. Enter Now!

Universe Multicultural Film Festival

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

The Laugh or Die Comedy Fest

Final Deadline: 02/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ISA Fast Track Fellowship III

Final Deadline: 03/03/2016
WSPro Discount: No

St Tropez & Nice International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/07/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Sky Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 03/07/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Honolulu Film Awards

Final Deadline: 03/10/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Depth of Field International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/14/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Vegas Indie Film Fest

Final Deadline: 03/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Life Fest Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 03/18/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Final Deadline: 03/27/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Twister Alley Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Fest

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Illinois International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 03/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CAL-TEX Worldwide Horror Fest New!

Final Deadline: 04/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Final Deadline: 04/05/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/10/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 04/11/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 04/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

2016 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 04/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay New!

Final Deadline: 04/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Which Screenwriting Contests Should You Enter in 2016?

Updated: 02/09/2016

Here at MovieBytes, we get this question a lot. With more than 400 screenwriting contests in our database, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of contests clamoring for your entry fees. And let's face it, not all contests are created equal. Some of them of can launch your Hollywood career while others can, well, cash your check.

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WeScreenplay Names Contest Finalists

WeScreenplay has announced their 2015 Screenwriting Contest finalists. [Updated: 02/12/2016]

CineStory Names 2016 TV/Digital Finalists

CineStory has named their 2016 TV/Digital Finalists in all categories: Original Drama, Original Comedy, Spec Drama, and Digital. [Updated: 02/12/2016]

WILDSound Announces February Feature Screenplay Winners

[Updated: 02/11/2016]

Scriptapalooza announces 2016 Producer Requests

Scriptapalooza has announced their latest batch of producer script requests. [Updated: 02/10/2016]

BlueCat Names Feature and Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has named their feature screenplay quarterfinalists from among 4,523 submissions. Short Screenplay quarterfinalists have also been announced from among 2,086 entries. [Updated: 02/07/2016]

Fan Fiction Fest Names February Contest Winner

The Fan Fiction Festival has named the DOCTOR WHO episode "The Time Cuckoo" by David Gilbank & Paul Renhard as its Screenplay Contest Winner for February, 2016. [Updated: 02/01/2016]

HollywoodIQ:

Stage 32 Happy Writers Announces New TV Fellowship

Stage 32 Happy Writers has partnered with the Writers Assistant Network and over a dozen agencies and management companies to announce an intriguing new three month Fellowship for ten aspiring TV writers. [Updated: 02/01/2016]

HollywoodIQ:

Scriptapalooza Tips for Screenwriters

Scriptaplooza President Mark Andrushko has a list of do's and don'ts for entering Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts, and other contests, too. [Updated: 01/31/2016]

Fresh Voices Announces 2015 Quarterfinalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their quarterfinalists for 2015. (PDF format) [Updated: 01/27/2016]

TrackingB Names 2015 Contest Winners

David Marmor's Invariant has been been named the overall winner of the 2015 TrackingB Screenwriting Competition. The script is about two students investigating the nature of time who discover a way to send messages to the past -- and soon find themselves fighting desperately to change the future they've been shown. [Updated: 01/26/2016]

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The Dragon Rider

When the aliens invade, a disaffected young woman reluctantly becomes the telepathic link between today’s air force and the mythical guardian of Earth - a great Dragon.
Author: Geoff Holder
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Lil

A girl 10 found in Central Park cannot speak makes drawings of sexual abuse and murder.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Drama,Thriller,GLBT

Cirque Du Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, Dangerous Liaisons, time warp, adventure to the future. It's THE MARTIAN collides with GRAVITY, and INTERSTELLAR *** *** It's INTERSTELLAR collides with GRAVITY, and NON-STOP.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

The Ghost And The Gold Louis

A ghost Evangeline tells her great granddaughter the tale of gold Louis that purchased her as a slave and leads Chloe to the missing coins.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Action-Adventure,Historical,Supernatural

Theresa Island

A girl from Long Island steals a "positive" pregnancy test from the local Hospital, and tries to convince her boyfriend & the whole town that she's pregnant so her boyfriend will marry her. The only problem, is that the lie destroys her, her boyfriend, and the whole town.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Drama

The Crenshaw Ringer

A young Tupac-like Black kid from Crenshaw pretends that he's a USC student so he can get involved with a group of USC students, and begin a war, destroying the school, the world, and everything else over a black girl who he had fallen in love with when he was a kid, who’s been dating a white guy.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Urban

The Parsnips Gang

When a secret document is found, an entire Porn Ring on Long Island, NY is outed after years of secrecy. While this is going on, a former Homecoming King goes home to help with the prosecution, and to deal with his past relationships.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Romance

A Knight Without A Face

The screenplay is an action/adventure based on a NYU grad who goes on a journey to save a couple of old friends who went to Yale Law, and a bunch of his political friends, so he can stop an evil terrorist plot against the political, and legal systems of the United States of America.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Action-Adventure

The One Night Wonder

The One Night Wonder is a Billy Wilder style film about a young, up-and-coming comedian from NY (Long Island), who gets herself raped, so she can lose her virginity to a Porn star in Las Vegas, rather then making it to a final audition for a reality show, which causes an unchangeable chain reaction that might not be able to be undone. [available for industry review & purchase @ inktip.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Drama,Comedy

The Sake' House

After a night of partying in San Francisco, a guy ventures down to Los Angeles, and winds up going bankrupt at a strip club in suburban Los Angeles. After he loses all his money, luggage, and cellphones, he ends up at a charity shelter run by The Kids for Christ Army of Yugoslavians, and then must unionize a group of past victims after finding out what mind control, torture, and murder really are.
Author: David Seader
Genre: Thriller,Horror

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