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Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 07/29/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The 12th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Contest of Contest Winners

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

2nd Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com

Final Deadline: 07/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest New!

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Awareness Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft SciFi Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 08/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

WeTV

Final Deadline: 08/05/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Finish Line Script Competition

Final Deadline: 08/08/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Bentonville Film Festival and Lifetime Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 08/12/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Action On Film International Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/12/2016
WSPro Discount: No

CrowdSource Studios Script Competition

Final Deadline: 08/15/2016
WSPro Discount: $10.00

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Final Deadline: 08/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts

Final Deadline: 08/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship IV

Final Deadline: 08/31/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Screenwriting Contest

Final Deadline: 08/31/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screenplay Festival

Final Deadline: 09/01/2016
WSPro Discount: $5.00

International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

Final Deadline: 09/02/2016
WSPro Discount: No

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 09/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

The Pitch List | Script, Book, Film Competition New!

Final Deadline: 09/15/2016
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Summer2016 Competition

Final Deadline: 09/25/2016
WSPro Discount: No

Oregon International Film Awards

Final Deadline: 09/25/2016
WSPro Discount: No

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Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Updated: 07/27/2016

Scriptapalooza has named their 2016 Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalists.

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Script Pipeline Names Screenplay and TV Contest Winners

The winners and runners-up of the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions were announced Saturday, July 23rd and awarded over $35,000. The private event in Los Angeles connected top industry execs and the finalists, as well as other recent Script Pipeline writers. [Updated: 07/27/2016]

CineStory Names 2016 Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Fellowship. [Updated: 07/26/2016]

Launch Pad Names Top 25 TV Pilots

The Launch Pad TV Writing Competition has named their top 25 finalists for 2016. This year’s Top 25 is made up of 13 dramas and 12 comedies, written by 10 men and 19 women (including 4 writing teams) who hail from the U.S., Canada and Scotland, and collectively deliver stories filled with hope, despair, engagements, deaths, aliens, sociopaths, fairytales, sci-fis, vampires, empresses, high school, adulthood, ice-skating, baseball and believe it or not ... curling. [Updated: 07/23/2016]

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winner

Jackass Flats, by Matt Ferrone & Stacia Black, has been named the winner of the TrackingB Original TV Pilot Contest. [Updated: 07/22/2016]

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What Does Jarrod Murray Look for in a Pitch?

We caught up with Literary Manager Jarrod Murray, who will be accepting pitches from MovieBytes readers this Sunday, to find out what he looks for in an effective pitch. [Updated: 07/20/2016]

Lit Manager Conrad Sun offers Story Engine Webinar

Conrad Sun, who'll be accepting pitches via the MovieBytes partnership with Roadmap Writers on Sunday, July 24th , is offering a free recorded Story Engine webinar. Mr. Sun, manager from Meridian Artists and owner of www.filmescape.com, will be breaking down what a story engine is and how you can make sure your engine is golden. He will be going over story engines for Walking Dead, Friday Night Lights, Orange is the New Black, Back to the Future and Tootsie. [Updated: 07/17/2016]

CineStory Names 2016 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Screenwriting Fellowship. Each semifinalist is in the running for the grand prize of the CineStory Fellowship, and is invited to the CineStory Retreat taking place in Idyllwild, CA, from October 15th-October 18th, 2016. [Updated: 07/01/2016]

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Winner

LIFT, by Claire Fowler, about a Muslim Uber driver who make an unexpected connection when she picks up her polar opposite, has been named the Shore Scripts Short Film Fund Winner. [Updated: 07/01/2016]

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has named 13 finalists for their first-ever Short Film Fund. [Updated: 06/27/2016]

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Sweet Dreams

When a childhood sweetheart returns to town, puberty stunned Hugh Bert makes a pact with himself to win her heart. However, he must first overcome his struggles not only with the town bully but also his cigarette and soda addicted mother.
Author: Rima Youil
Genre: Comedy,Fantasy,Family

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. [25 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

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. [16 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

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 7th in the "GLBT" category of MovieBytes's Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts].
Author: Jonathan LaPoma
Genre: Drama,Comedy,GLBT

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. #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'
Author: David J Schroeder
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Family

Her Hollywood Aspiration

A screenwriter of faith has a horrendous time tryiing to serve God and Hollywood.
Author: Aileen KIlburn
Genre: Drama,Romance

The Final Job

Death in the form of a demonic surfer dude visits a midwest farm but he may have met his match with the farmer’s daughter.
Author: Robert Ward
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

The Worst Days Of My Lousy Life

It's road trip time to a comic-con but the two buddies get caught up in the theft of a high-priced comic book by a runaway girl trying to get away from her pimp and the cops.
Author: Thomas Herring
Genre: Comedy,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Vacation Burnout

A couple on vacation have three days to rush back home to validate a year old state multi-million dollar lottery ticket before it expires, but they're stuck on a bus headed across country in the wrong direction and they're broke.
Author: Thomas Herring
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure

Night Rash

A new vampire who's allergic to blood is starving, but feeding on people could be his last meal.
Author: Thomas Herring
Genre: Comedy,Horror,Supernatural

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