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11th Annual New Media Film Festival

Final: 04/03/2020
WSPro Discount: $15.00

New York International Screenplay Awards

extended deadline: 04/10/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts Competition

Final: 04/13/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final: 04/13/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Your Script Produced! International Film/TV/Short Script Competition. Now Open For Submissions! $250,000.00 GRAND PRIZE!

Scriptapalooza Fellowship

Final: 04/13/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Seattle International Screenwriting Honors

Final: 04/14/2020
WSPro Discount: $15.00

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West Hollywood New Media and Screenplay Competition

Final: 04/14/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Stage to Screen Romantic Comedy Script Contest New!

Final: 04/14/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 04/18/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship

Extended: 04/19/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Final: 04/20/2020
WSPro Discount: No

The Writers Lab

Extended: 04/22/2020
WSPro Discount: No

True Story Screenplay Competition

Extended: 04/22/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Microbudget Horror Script Contest New!

Final: 04/22/2020
WSPro Discount: No

SENE Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Regular: 04/24/2020
WSPro Discount: No

trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest

Really Late: 04/27/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 04/27/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Humanitas New Voices

Extended: 04/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenwriting Competition

Final: 04/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros Awards Contest

Final: 04/30/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Florida Short Script Challenge

Final: 04/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

CI 30-Day Screenwriting Challenge New!

Final: 04/30/2020
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Late: 05/01/2020
WSPro Discount: No

CBS Diversity Institute

Final: 05/01/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Final: 05/02/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Final: 05/08/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Script Competition

Final for Features, Teleplays, and Shorts: 05/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition

Final: 05/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Late: 05/15/2020
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Holly Weird Film Festival Screenplay Contest

Final Late: 05/15/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Film & Script Showcase

Extended: 05/19/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Stage 32 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Screenwriting Contest

Final: 05/20/2020
WSPro Discount: No

CDR Smyth Alien Slayer New!

Final: 05/20/2020
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Extended: 05/22/2020
WSPro Discount: $15.00

Page Turner Screenplays - Faith Based Features & TV Pilots New!

Extended: 05/25/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Near Nazareth Festival

Final: 05/28/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition

Extended: 05/30/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Warner Bros. Writers Workshop

: 05/31/2020
WSPro Discount: No

NBC Writers on the Verge

Final: 05/31/2020
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final: 05/31/2020
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Public Domain Screenwriting Competition

Final: 05/31/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Circa Historical Screenplay Competition New!

Extended: 06/01/2020
WSPro Discount: No

Page Turner Screenplays - Feature & Pilot New!

Final: 06/01/2020
WSPro Discount: No

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Fast Track Names Semifinalists

Updated: 03/26/2020

The International Screenwriters’ Association has announced their 2020 Fast Track XI semifinalists.

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Roadmap Writers Names Top Tier Competition Winner

Roadmap Writers has named Joey Day Hargrove as the winner of their 2019/2020 Top Tier Competition for her script, Sunny & Hyde. [Updated: 04/01/2020]

Launch Pad Feature Names Contest Winners

Alex Payne's Deepfake has been name the overall winner of the 2019 Launch Pad Feature Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 03/26/2020]

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

The BlueCat Screenwriting Competition has announced their 2020 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script quarterfinalists. Semifinalists will be announced on April 14th, 2020. [Updated: 03/17/2020]

LiveRead/LA Names March Selections

Tony Cammarata and Dillon Magrann-Wells have been announced as the March Selections for LiveRead/LA, which this month - due to the Covid-19 virus - will feature a March 23rd "closed" reading with Industry Insider Sean Woods. [Updated: 03/13/2020]

Killer Shorts Names 2020 Contest Finalists & Winners

Allen Roughton has been named the 1st Place Winner of The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition for his short script AN APPLE A DAY. CJ Whitehead has been named the 2nd Place Winner for THE NO-NO MAN, and Chris Hicks has been named the 3rd Place Winner for THE BUTTER STREET HITCHHIKER. [Updated: 03/13/2020]

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

Scriptapalooza has anounced a list of producers/managers who will review the contest's 12 winners and 12 finalists. [Updated: 03/10/2020]

On Story Premieres 10th Season on PBS

Austin Film Festival (AFF) has announced that its original interview series, Austin Film Festival's On Story®, will premiere its 10th season nationwide in April 2020 on public television stations across the country. Available in more than 85% of U.S. markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Houston, On Story gives viewers an inside look at the creative process behind some of our most popular and beloved movies and television shows. Season 10 features recorded conversations between acclaimed and award-winning screenwriters, TV creators, and filmmakers from the 26th Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference. [Updated: 03/03/2020]

Killer Short Names Contest Semifinalists

The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition has announced their 2020 Semi-Finalists, representing approximately the top 5% of all submissions. [Updated: 03/01/2020]

Emerging Screenwriters Names Shoot Your Sizzle Winners

No Overnight Parking by Megan Swertlow has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2020 Shoot Your Sizzle Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 02/25/2020]

Scriptapalooza Posts Video Interviews with TV Contest Winners & Finalists

Scriptapalooza TV has posted video interviews with a number of their 2020 TV contest winners and finalists. [Updated: 02/22/2020]

Your Script Produced Names Contest Winners & New Judges in Hollywood Reporter

The Your Script Produced Screenwriting Contest has announced their second season judges in a two-page spread in the Hollywood Reporter. [Updated: 02/20/2020]

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The Wayward Son

Orphaned after his father is murdered in the Rock Springs Massacre of 1885, Bo helps his adopted family of sheep ranchers fight for their land in bloody range wars while struggling with his identity and reigniting a dangerous love affair. (Formerly titled BLOOD LAW).
Author: Cassie Hayasaka and Keith Hayasaka
Genre: Drama,Historical

Untouchable!

A successful businesswoman is oblivious of the tycoon's stealth of her assets, and he was unprepared for the relentless tiger within her with razor-sharp toothed pen sending him into oblivion.
Author: Patricia Poulos
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Biography

Outside the Wire

A decorated Air Force combat vet turned bad boy bike club officer relives his military past in his present as he quickly finds himself on a rescue mission with the aid of his fellow bikers...and enemies.
Author: Clinton Parks
Genre: Action-Adventure

Bellamy

A night out with friends turns out to be anything but normal as a local legend is put to the test. Legends have a way of adding to their own lore and these three friends will find out that if you don't know your local history, you're doomed to repeat it.
Author: Dallas Gibson
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Hell Followed With Him

When a former Army Sergeant discovers that the crime family responsible for his best friend's death is holding the city of New York hostage, he makes it his personal mission to take them down no matter the cost.
Author: Dallas Gibson
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Six Hours to Santa Monica

A failed NASCAR driver looking for redemption uncovers a sinister plot involving his ex-girlfriend. With the help of a prototype car, he must defy the odds to get her back.
Author: Dallas Gibson
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Sports

Overwatch

A sniper and his spotter must complete a mission in Vietnam, but they do not know that doing so will light a powder keg with dire consequences.
Author: Dallas Gibson
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Historical

THE TORTOISE AND THE HEIR

When hired to find heirs to a large will, a lone wolf San Francisco private investigator finds the heirs are being killed by the same assassin that murdered his girlfriend years before, and must decide whether to save the remaining heir, or abandon him to hunt down the assassin.
Author: Russ Meyer
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure

LOTUS OPERANDI

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Romantic Comedy,Thriller

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 an internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Winner LA film fest Best scene 2017.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

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