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Stage 32 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Screenwriting Contest New!

Final Deadline: 04/28/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund New!

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

MovieBytes writers give the PAGE Awards rave reviews! Find out why... Enter today at: pageawards.com

Maine Film Initiative New!

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final Deadline: 04/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Submit to Big Break 2017 today! Accepting feature film scripts and original TV pilots!

Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Too Short to Die Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts

Final Deadline: 05/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Creative World Awards

Final Deadline: 05/04/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The Indie Gathering's Screenwriter Contest

Final Deadline: 05/08/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition New!

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

True Story Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Spring 2017 Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 05/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

International Family and Faith Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

2017 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 05/17/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/17/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline TV Writing Competititon

Final Deadline: 05/20/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/20/2017
WSPro Discount: No

WeWrite International Screenplay Tournament New!

Final Deadline: 05/23/2017
WSPro Discount: $20.00

New York Television Festival: NYTVF Scripts Competition

Final Deadline: 05/26/2017
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 05/26/2017
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 05/27/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 05/27/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Warner Bros. Writers Workshop

Final Deadline: 05/31/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Access Screenwriting Contest, Presented by Script Magazine New!

Final Deadline: 05/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptmobile Mobile Screenplay Contest New!

Final Deadline: 06/01/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Capital Fund Screenplay Competiton

Final Deadline: 06/01/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Toronto International Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 06/06/2017
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 06/06/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Black Screenplays Matter New!

Final Deadline: 06/06/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Film Competition New!

Final Deadline: 06/10/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Finish Line Script Competition

Final Deadline: 06/13/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Alaska International Film Awards

Final Deadline: 06/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 06/23/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 06/26/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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IFP Announces Projects for
Screen Forward Episodic Labs

Updated: 04/24/2017

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has announced the projects selected for the third annual Screen Forward Labs, IFP's yearlong fellowship for content creators with story-driven, serialized projects.

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Cinequest Names 2017 Winners and Finalists

Rubbish by John Dilley & Seth Corr has been named the Feature Screenplay Winner of the 2017 Cinequest Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 04/24/2017]

WeScreenplay Names Short Film Fund Semifinalists

WeScreenplay has announced their 38 Short Film Fund Semifinalists. [Updated: 04/20/2017]

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the semifinalists for this year's ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship, representing approximately the top 10% of more than 2,000 submissions. [Updated: 04/19/2017]

1st TV Script Writing Competition Names Finalists

Filmmakers.com has named the finalists of their second annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition. The Competition attracted a total of 715 entries worldwide. [Updated: 04/13/2017]

Cannes Screenplay Contest Names Winners & Finalists

Some Elsewhere written by Tessa E. Duke has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Cannes Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 04/06/2017]

Fresh Voices Names Contest and Spotlight Award Winners

Glitches by Kelly Beck-Byrnes has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016-17 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition. Genre and Spotlight Award winners have also been announced. [Updated: 04/05/2017]

Scriptapalooza Names Fellowship Winners

Jonathan Ammon has been named the 2017 Scriptapalooza Fellowship winner for his script, Around the Solar System in 80 Days. [Updated: 04/03/2017]

Tracking Board Names Launch Pad Winners

Charlie Neubauer's The Shell has been named the Overall Winner of the 2016 Launch Pad Feature Competition. The script is a sci-fi thriller described as MINORITY REPORT meets TRANSCENDENCE. [Updated: 04/01/2017]

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Names Recommended Writers

The 2017 Scriptapalooza Fellowship has announced their 12 RECOMMENDED recipients. Out of these 12 writers, 5 will get a mentor for 3 months and 1 will go to Costa Rica for a Writer's Retreat. Winners will be announced on April 10th. [Updated: 03/30/2017]

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Finalists

ScreenCraft has announced their Fellowship Finalists from over 2,000 submissions. [Updated: 03/24/2017]

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Come Back For Me

A novelist discovers he was a real-life hero in the 19th century Western he's writing when he's transported into the story to save a mysterious beauty stranded in a remote forest.
Author: Kevin Silva
Genre: Drama,Fantasy,Romance

Halfway Home

A paralyzed young man's broken spirit and intellectual pride is challenged as a live-in supervisor in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 16 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'
Author: David J Schroeder
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Family

Grace (retitled Brave Hearts)

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing.
Author: Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Historical

The Experiment

During the Civil Rights era, a white supremacist colludes with a judge to entrap African Americans for his lobotomies. When a Black track star is sent to his asylum after she retaliates against the racist girls at school, her brilliant best friend teams up with an edgy journalist to free her and expose the conspiracy.
Author: Jeffrey Allen Russel & Lynda Lemberg
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Historical

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

The Barking Spider

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever.
Author: Robert and Lois Gately
Genre: Drama,Family,Urban

The Ed Dennehy Story

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary.
Author: Robert Gately
Genre: Drama,Historical,Biography

Going Solo

Self-exiled at home for decades, an agoraphobic mother must choose between her recluse life and trekking through the scary bustle of NYC to see her estranged daughter perform a solo at Carnegie Hall and, while she takes this voyage with her two loved-starved friends, this eclectic, female ensemble allow us to laugh and cry while making us believe we are never too old to dream and never too young to forgive
Author: Robert Gately and Drew Keil
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Action-Adventure

Hat Trick

A retired cop goes to the current-day Army/Navy football game with his two wacky friends intending to jump onto the field and score a touchdown he should’ve scored decades ago when he fumbled during the same football classic as time ran out, only this time dozens of security guards await him, and it’ll be a friggin’ miracle if he succeeds.
Author: Robert Gately
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure,Sports

Antidote Man

Aliens abduct humans as test subjects for mutant diseases to exterminate mankind - one man survives escapes with antidotes and superpowers.
Author: Jamie Sutliff
Genre: Thriller,Sci-Fi

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