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LiveRead/LA

Final: 01/27/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Film Empire Horror Mentorship New!

Late: 01/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

All Entries Receive 50 Points of Analysis. Code STC15 for 15% reduced fee.

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Final: 01/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship

Final: 02/12/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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HBO Access Writing Fellowship

Final: 02/13/2019
WSPro Discount: No

International Christian Film Festival

Final: 02/13/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Black Screenplays Matter

Final: 02/14/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Women Who Write in Film

Final: 02/14/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Sun Valley Film Festival/High Scribe Screenplay Competition

Extended: 02/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 02/22/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

SYFY Network-Sponsored Writing Competition New!

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Houston Comedy Film Festival

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Sizzle Competition

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

LGBTQ Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Edinburgh Screenwriting Competition

Final: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Nice International Film Festival

Decision: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Film Empire Diversity Mentorship New!

Late: 02/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Horror Hotel International Film Festival

Final: 03/01/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Faith in Film: International Screenwriting Competition

Final: 03/14/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Toronto Metropolitan Int'l Screenwriting Competition

Final: 03/14/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

The Writers Lab

Deadline: 03/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

BEYOND: The Film Festival

Final: 03/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge New!

Extended: 03/15/2019
WSPro Discount: $20.00

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Kairos Names Semifinalists

Updated: 01/19/2019

Dr. Ted Baehr, founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, has announced the eight semi-finalists for the Fourteenth Annual Kairos Prize® for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters and four semi-finalists for the Kairos Pro Prize® for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers.

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CineStory Names TV Semifinalists

CineStory has named their 2018 Comedy and Drama Semifinalists. [Updated: 01/17/2019]

Table Read My Screenplay Names Grand Prize Winners

Cannabiz by Shane Elizabeth Roche has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Table Read My Screenplay (Park City) Screenwriting Competition in the Feature/TV Pilot Category. Anaesthesia by John Harden was named the Grand Prize Winner in the Short/Web Series Pilot Category. [Updated: 01/04/2019]

CineStory Names TV Spec Semifinalists, Original Script Quarterfinalists

Semifinalists have been announced in the Episodic Comedy and Drama Divisions of CineStory/TV Digital Fellowship. CineStory has also announced quarterfinalists in the Original Drama and Comedy divisions. [Updated: 12/23/2018]

Write/LA Names Grand Prize Winners

Jonathan Dillon's Artificial has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Write/LA Screenwriting Competition. The script is about an amnesia-ridden survivor of a pandemic virus who wakes up in a high-tech house being nursed by a mysterious woman. When her secrets begin to unravel, he must do everything he can to get out alive. Other Grand Prize winners include Jeff Patneaude's one-hour pilot Rogues, about a brilliant criminal's quest for vengeance, and Jenna Wycoff's half-hour pilot Vamp, about a recently windowed Latina mom faced with a rare blood cancer, who doubles down on her parental devotion by making a soul-sucking underground arrangement to extend her life, despite some eternal consequences. [Updated: 12/17/2018]

StoryPros International Names Contest Winners

Southern Blood, by Lonas Taylor, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 12th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 12/15/2018]

New York Horror Fest Names Short Script Finalists

The New York Horror Film Festival has named their 2018 Short Screenplay Finalists. [Updated: 12/14/2018]

Write/LA Names Contest Finalists

Write/LA has announced their 2018 Screenplay Contest finalists. The grand prize announcement will be made on December 15. [Updated: 12/11/2018]

StoryPros Names Contest Finalists

StoryPros has announced the Finalists of the 12th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 12/09/2018]

StoryPros Names International Screenplay Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 12th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 12/02/2018]

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K-9 Cop

A cranky police officer dies and ends up in the body of a police dog in order to bring down a criminal organization and help a teenager get over a big loss in his family.
Author: Erna Mueller
Genre: Comedy,Family,Supernatural

Growing Old With Carolo

Carolo, an aging hair stylist and flirt, kidnaps volunteer Olaf when he and Art install her Help Alert.
Author: Carol Paur
Genre: Comedy

Mcbrides

This story follows the 90 day journey of three mail-order bride couples, overseen by a feminist editor at a failing men’s magazine.
Author: Erna Mueller
Genre: Comedy,Romantic Comedy,Romance

The Mythical Golden Trout

When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers an exquisite nuget of gold, the local sheriff slashes the tires on their battered minivan, rounds up a posse of his clueless friends, and tries to steal it from them.
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure

Sovereign Citizen

A single mother with nothing to lose joins the doomsday cult of armed, anti-government sovereign citizens that kidnapped her son and makes a desperate bid to win his freedom.
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Drama,Thriller

The Demon Of Hope Street

A homeless vet, haunted by the war, searches for a deranged street preacher who murders his followers to send them to heaven -- and he could be next.
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Drama,Thriller

The Squawker

Two gonzo grad students and a fearless Native American woman clash with the FBI as they search for an endangered, sacred bird on her tribal homeland that could save the area from loggers.
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure,Family

The Liberty Bell Sweepstakes

A dazzling young woman who practices her own special brand of magic leads three love-struck guys on an impossible quest to win a big pile of cash on the Fourth of July.
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Comedy,Romantic Comedy

The 49th Day

A young girl’s imaginary friend starts killing her family off, one by one. But how can you stop Death when it wants to play? (Selected for The 2016 BloodList.)
Author: Craig Peters
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Machismo, Machisma

A twinned coming-of-age tale of a Chicago girl and a Mexican-Indian boy against hardships and legal injustice, based on many true events, with help on several planes from family, Scouts, and drums of two cultures.
Author: Maja Ramirez
Genre: Drama,Romance,Supernatural

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