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San Francisco Indie Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/28/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Limbo Script Awards

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

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Macoproject Online Film Festival

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 11/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Roadmap Writers & Route 1 Entertainment

Final Deadline: 12/06/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Toronto International Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Faith in Film: International Family and Faith Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Black Screenplays Matter

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Screenwriting Goldmine Awards

Final Deadline: 12/14/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Military Script Showcase

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: No

The WeScreenplay Feature Competition

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

BOLT New!

Final Deadline: 12/15/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/16/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Final Deadline: 12/18/2017
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/22/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Competition

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest

Final Deadline: 12/27/2017
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final Deadline: 12/30/2017
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 12/31/2017
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 01/04/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 01/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Winter 2018 Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 01/14/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Sundance Feature Film Program

Final Deadline: 01/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

IndieFest Film Awards

Final Deadline: 01/19/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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Poe Contest Names Halloween Contest Winner

Updated: 11/14/2017

"Windows Wicked," an eerie story of an eight-year-old boy and an unseen creature clawing at his bedroom window, won The Poe Contest's 24-hour Halloween screenplay contest for Chicago writer Rob Herzog.


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Shore Scripts Names Contest Finalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2017 Feature, TV Pilot and Short Script finalists. Winners will be announced November 30th. [Updated: 11/10/2017]

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Scriptapalooza Celebrates 20 Years

Scriptapalooza is one of the longest-running contests on MovieBytes. We caught up with contest founder Mark Andrushko on the occasion of their 20th Anniversary. [Updated: 11/10/2017]

Emerging Screenwriters Names Top 100

The Emerging Screenwriters Competition has announce their Top 100 Screenplays for 2017. [Updated: 11/07/2017]

Shore Scripts Names Semifinalists

Winners will be announced November 10th. [Updated: 11/07/2017]

WILDSound Names October Contest Winners

WILDSound has announced their Screenplay Contest Winners for October, 2017. [Updated: 11/06/2017]

Rhode Island Fest Names Contest Winner

Barry Brennessel from Silver Spring, MD has been named the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winner for this year's Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. Barry's winning screenplay is entitled "Anh Sang." [Updated: 10/31/2017]

Austin Fest Names Screenplay Contest Winners

The Austin Film Festival has announced their competition winners from a record field of 9,487 scripts entered in the Screenplay, Digital Series, Playwriting, and Fiction Podcast Competitions. [Updated: 10/29/2017]

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

Short Scripts has named their Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script quarterfinalists. [Updated: 10/25/2017]

Scriptapalooza Posts Short Script Contest Interviews

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with several of their Short Script Contest quarterfinalists and semifinalists. [Updated: 10/25/2017]

Roadmap Writers Names Wise Words Contest Winner

Roadmap Writers has announced K.T. Parker's script Distant Voices as the winner from among over 2,000 submissions to their Wise Words Writing Contest for writers over 50. [Updated: 10/20/2017]

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Curious Buddies

It’s not your mother’s buddy movie. It’s a combo meal! It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social Network with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Luana

In this prequel to the multi award winning "Legacy,"16 year old Luana’s parents are brutally murdered, and she becomes the last of the dragon whisperers. Luana must find the courage to avenge her parents death, save herself, and rescue the rest of her village from the blood thirsty banshees who are hunting her.
Author: Danielle Erlich
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Legacy

Currently in the TOP TEN winning scripts in both the sci-fi and fantasy genres. A teen, Lachlan, falls through a portal outside of Dublin Ireland and finds himself in a magical world. He comes to find out that the father who abandoned him as a child is actually their king, but has been kidnapped. It is up to Lachlan to rescue his father and marshal good against evil in this battle for all humanity.
Author: Danielle Erlich
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Uncle Frits

A WW1 German-Jewish vet with PTSD flees Germany to join family in the Netherlands then struggles with his demons as a member of the Dutch Resistance. [5 Contest Finalist Awards in 2017]
Author: Charles DeRykus
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Historical

The Calvary Incident

Logline: Green Beret Hunter-Killer Team Mission- Intercept the renegade SEAL team trying to rescue Jesus from the Cross and keep the 21st century from vanishing.
Author: James Sladack
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Historical

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

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). [6 awards/honors including, 3rd place in the 2017 Indie Gathering Film Festival]
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy

Tippy The Elf

An awkward elf becomes an unlikely hero when he is accidentally left behind on Christmas Eve and encounters the vile Santa Glum stealing Santa’s gifts who has now kidnapped Mrs. Claus and with her the power to ruin Christmas.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Fantasy,Family,Animation

The Land Of Oz-zoo

An awkward teen becomes an unlikely hero when she befriends a cat from a magical dimension that is being destroyed by an all-consuming blackness that is about to invade her world too.
Author: William Sikorski Jr. & William Sikorski III
Genre: Action-Adventure,Family,Animation

Janie Loves Bollywood!!

Modern redo of "It's a Wonderful Life." -Bollywood style with main character , Janie, a Goth telemarketer. Would make a great musical!
Author: Justine Cowan
Genre: Romantic Comedy,Family,Urban

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