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ShortPole London International Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 09/28/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Screenwriters' Capital Fall Feature Script Competition New!

Final Deadline: 09/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Milano Playwriting Festival - New TV Series Projects New!

Final Deadline: 09/30/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/30/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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WriteMovies Summer2016 Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 09/30/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Fellowship

Final Deadline: 09/30/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 10/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

trackingb.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/09/2016
WSPro Discount: No

13Horror.com Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay

Final Deadline: 10/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Headline International Film Festival New!

Final Deadline: 10/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Women in Film & Television Vancouver New!

Final Deadline: 10/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

International Family and Faith Film Festival Screenwriting Competition New!

Final Deadline: 10/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/17/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Happy Writers 3rd Annual Search for New Blood Contest

Final Deadline: 10/19/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/20/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The Crime List Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 10/30/2016
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 10/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Acclaim Film

Final Deadline: 10/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

TVWriter.Com People's Pilot

Final Deadline: 11/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/03/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

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

Stage 32 Short Film Script Contest New!

Final Deadline: 11/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/16/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Script Pipeline First Look Project

Final Deadline: 11/22/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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WeTV Names Contest Semifinalists

Updated: 09/23/2016

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 WeTV Scriptwriting Competition.

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Contest of Contest Winners Announces Results

Leach Of Liverpool by Robin Christian has been named the winner of the 2016 Contest of Contest Winners Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 09/21/2016]

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Names Mentors

The 2nd Annual Scriptapalooza Fellowship (deadline September 30th) has announced their 6 mentors. [Updated: 09/20/2016]

PAGE Names Contest Finalists

After four rounds of competition, the Judges of the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards have now announced the scripts that have advanced to the Final Round of competition — the top 10 scripts in each of the contest’s 10 genre categories. [Updated: 09/15/2016]

Austin Names Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has named their 2016 Screenplay Competition Semifinalists, representing the top 1% of all submissions. The scripts were chosen from a record field of 9,100 individual scripts. Finalists will be revealed by early October and the winners will be announced during this year's Conference at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 15 at the historic Austin Club. [Updated: 09/13/2016]

WILDSound Names August Contest Winners

Watch the winning screenplay readings performed by professional actors at the festival in August 2016. 16 winning screenplays! [Updated: 09/02/2016]

Creative World Awards Names 2016 Contest Winners

The Last Book Store, by Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Creative World Awards. [Updated: 09/02/2016]

Scriptapalooza TV Names Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has named their latest Pilot, Sitcom, 1-Hour, and Reality TV Contest Winners. [Updated: 08/30/2016]

Finish Line Script Competition Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 Finish Line Script Competition. [Updated: 08/29/2016]

Extreme Screenplay Names Semifinalists

The Extreme Screenplay Competition has named their 2016 Contest semifinalists. [Updated: 08/29/2016]

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The Way Back Home

A young boy who loves animals must cope with his father’s insistence that he will someday work in the slaughterhouse that has employed the men of his family for the past several generations. [18 awards/honors including, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category).
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama

Sofi's Journey

An obsessive-compulsive twenty-one-year-old Peruvian woman, hoping to find love and relief from her mental illness, travels from Lima to the USA on a work-abroad program and takes a job at a small ski resort in Montana. [8 awards/honors including, Honorable Mention, 2014 Indie Gathering Film Festival and Top Three Finalist, 2015 River Bend Film Fest]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Romance

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 [Ranked 6th in the "GLBT" category of MovieBytes's Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts. Austin Film Festival Second Round, Page International Quarterfinalist].
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.
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama

Sandley

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 MovieBytes.com'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. [26 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

Dellwood

A successful, but unhappy, novelist reluctantly returns to his childhood town to attend a friend's funeral. While reminiscing about his experiences as a child playing basketball on a city court to escape from emotional abuse, he understands himself and the theme of his next project more clearly. [Ranked 7th in the Urban category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Sports,Urban

A Noble Truth

Two estranged best friends set off on a road trip to explore what truths unite people in a modern America dominated by apathy and discord. It is soon clear, however, that truth is the last thing either man seeks. [18 awards/honors, including first place in both the 2014 Awareness Film Festival and 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards (The New York Award)]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama

The Necromancer's Guide To Success

When a college slacker stumbles into possession of a necromancer's spellbook, he's forced to learn how to control the dead in order to protect himself and his friends from two undead warlocks on a rampage.
Author: Nathan Ludwig
Genre: Action-Adventure

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