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Script Pipeline Names 2017 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2017 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. Semifinalists will be announced June 26th.

Updated: 06/20/2017

StoryPros Awards Names Contest Winners

Bella And The Bear by Nicholas Clifford has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 10th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 06/16/2017

Roadmap Writers Names Iconic Character Finalists

Last month, Roadmap Writers launched an industry-wide search for the next Iconic Character. Over a dozen organizations spread the word to their communities and now 30 finalists have been selected from almost 1,000 submissions

Updated: 06/14/2017

CineStory Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2017 CineStory Features Retreat.

Updated: 06/14/2017

StoryPros Awards Names Contest Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest. Winners will be announced on Thursday, June 15th.

Updated: 06/10/2017

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Winner

Ben Gutteridge has been named the Shore Scripts 2017 Short Film Fund winner for his screenplay, The Naked Man. Ben will be awarded $9000 to produce his winning screenplay.

Updated: 06/10/2017

WildSound Names May, 2017 Contest Winners

Updated: 06/10/2017

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has named the Semifinalists of their third annual Sci-Fi Screenplay Contest, representing the top ten percent of nearly 1,000 submissions received. This year's jury includes executives from 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and Lionsgate.

Updated: 05/30/2017

StoryPros Awards Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 10th StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest

Updated: 05/27/2017

StoryPros Awards Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 10th StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest

Updated: 05/27/2017

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has announced ten finalists for their 2017 Short Film Fund Screenwriting Competition. The overall winner will be announced June 6th.

Updated: 05/26/2017

Diverse Voices Names Semifinalists

The Diverse Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced 175 semifinalists from among an entry pool of more than 900 submissions.

Updated: 05/16/2017

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Winners

ScreenCraft has announced the recipients of the 4th annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. The program is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing consultation and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives.

Updated: 05/16/2017

Nashville Fest Names Screenplay Contest Winners

Lisa Gold's The Secret of Shangri-La has been named the Grand Prize Winning Feature Screenplay Winner of the 2017 Nashville Film Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. Raj Trivedi's Del Rio, Texas was named the Short Screenplay Winner.

Updated: 05/11/2017

WILDSound Names April, 2017 Contest Winners

Updated: 04/29/2017

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

IFP Announces Projects for
Screen Forward Episodic Labs

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.

Updated: 04/24/2017

Nashville Fest Names Screenplay Contest Finalists

The Nashville Film Festival has named the 54 Finalists selected for their 4th annual Screenwriting Competition. Finalists were selected from over 1,300 submissions from all over the world.

Updated: 04/21/2017

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

Fresh Voices Names Finalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their 2016/2017 finalists. Winners will be announced April 3rd.

Updated: 03/22/2017

WeScreenplay Names Short Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalists

WeScreenplay has announced their Short Screenplay contest quarterfinalists.

Updated: 03/21/2017

Scriptapalooza Posts Video Interviews with TV Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with recent contest winners David Schlow & Dan Sheehan, Shandton D. Williams II, and Robert Wheaton.

Updated: 03/18/2017
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Interview with Table Read My Screenplay Winner Mark Grisar

Screenwriter Mark Grisar scored a big 2016 contest win when his script Cleaning House was selected as the winner of the London edition of the Table Read My Screenplay Contest. The script has been optioned for production and is scheduled to shoot this spring with Nick Quested attached to direct.

Updated: 03/18/2017

WeScreenplay Names Contest Winners

Kenlon Clark & William Rubio have been named the Grand Prize Winners of the WeScreenplay Screenwriting Contest for their script, Forged. Novelist Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game) was named the second place winner of the blindly-judged competition for his screenplay MESA 1966, along with Paul Gross for his script about Beethoven, Diminuendo. This year's WeScreenplay Competition attracted almost 1,000 submissions.

Updated: 03/16/2017

WildSound Names February Contest Winners

Updated: 03/04/2017

American Gem Names Semifinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the semifinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide: 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

Updated: 03/02/2017

Filmmakers Names Screenplay Semifinalists

FilmMakers has announced the semifinalists of the 15th. Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition. This Year's Contest attracted a total of 1587 scripts worldwide.

Updated: 03/02/2017

Filmmakers Names 1st TV Script Writing Semifinalists

Filmmakers has named the semifinalists of the second annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/02/2017

Fresh Voices Names 2016-17 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016-17 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 03/01/2017

CineStory Names 2017 TV/Digital Fellowship Winner

Chase Pletts has been named the Winner of the 2017 CineStory TV/Digital Fellowship for his Orignal Drama, The Loving Wrath of Eldon Quint.

Updated: 02/27/2017

Other Worlds Austin Announces 2016 Screenplay Contest Winners

As part of its ongoing mission to encourage work in Science Fiction, Other Worlds Austin held its second annual SciFi Screenplay Contest to reward creativity in its earliest stages and encourage writers to keep working in the genre.

Updated: 02/27/2017

Poe Films Names Poe Contest Winners

Bob Giordano of Springfield, TN, has been named the winner of The Poe Contest for his thriller "The Odds," about an abused but strong-willed woman who competes in a gruesome contest against unseen virtual competitors in a winner-take-all test of survival.

Updated: 02/27/2017

Final Draft Names 2016 Big Break Contest Winners

The Grand Prize winners of the 2016 Final Draft Big Break Contest were revealed at the 12th Annual Final Draft Awards on February 23rd, 2017.

Updated: 02/27/2017
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Interview with ScreenCraft Horror/Thriller Winners Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann

Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann won the 2016 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest with their script The Timbermen, an action-horror hybrid about a desperate father and son who join a group of rough lumberjacks on a dangerous mission in the Washington Territory in 1878, and must then fight to survive ferocious monsters deep in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.

Updated: 02/24/2017

Scriptapalooza Names TV Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has named its latest Pilot, 1-Hour, Sitcom and Reality TV Contest winners.

Updated: 02/20/2017

Acclaim TV Names Fall/Winter 2016 Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has named their Fall/Winter 2016 Pilot/MOW and Spec Category Contest Winners.

Updated: 02/18/2017

Acclaim Film Names Fall/Winter 2016 Contest Winners

FLAWED by Alma Murray Dunham has been named the winner of the Fall/Winter 2016 Acclaim Film Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/18/2017
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TrackingB Feature Winner Michael Thai

Mike Thai studied filmmaking at USC, focusing primarily on production, but has now turned to screenwriting, as well. His sci-fi detective thriller 10G was the recent winner of the TrackingB Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 02/11/2017

Launch Pad Contest Names Top 75 Features

Tracking-Board.com has announced the top 75 features of the 2016 Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/03/2017

WILDSound Names January 2017 Contest Winners

Watch the 20 WILDSound winning screenplays for January 2017 performed by professional actors.

Updated: 02/02/2017

Meryl Streep Funded Writers Lab Now Open for Submissions

The Writers Lab for women over 40, funded by Meryl Streep for its third year, is now open for submissions.

Updated: 02/01/2017

WeScreenplay Names Feature Script Semifinalists

WeScreenplay has named 70 semifinalists from among almost 1,000 submissions to their 2016 Feature Screnplay competition.

Updated: 01/27/2017

Scriptapalooza 2018 Fellowship Set for Los Angeles

The third annual Scriptapalooza Fellowship location has been revealed.

"After two amazing years in Costa Rica we are bringing the Fellowship to Los Angeles," said Mark Andrushko, President of Scriptapalooza. "The 2018 recipient will have an inspiring experience that is geared toward taking his/her writing to the next level."

Updated: 01/26/2017
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Interview with Diverse Voices Feature Screenplay Winner Lillian Wang

Lillian Wang was recently named the Feature Screenplay Winner of the 2016 Diverse Voices Screenplay Competition for her script P.O. Box 1142, a story inspired by true, historical events about a Jewish interrogator stationed in a U.S. Nazi POW camp who learns that she must extract information from the high-ranking Nazi responsible for the death of her parents.

Updated: 01/26/2017

TrackingB Announces Feature Script Contest Results

Michael Thai has been named the overall winner of the 2016 TrackingB Feature Script competition for his script 10G.

Updated: 01/25/2017

Fresh Voices Names Quarterfinalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their quarterfinalists for 2016/2017. (PDF format)

Updated: 01/24/2017

CineStory Names 2017 TV/Digital Semifinalists & Quarterfinalists

Semifinalists and Quarterfinalists have been named for the 2017 CineStory TV and Digital Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/23/2017

2016 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest Winners Announced

The Timbermen by Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann (with story contributions by Ben Eisner) has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 01/20/2017

Route One Entertainment and Roadmap Writers Announce Contest Winner

Dorothy Pecoraro-Bertram has been named the winner of the Route One Entertainment/Roadmap Writers' 1st Annual Screenwriting Contest for her drama Sabiya, which has now been optioned by Route One Entertainment.

Updated: 01/18/2017

Diverse Voices Names Fall, 2016 Contest Winners

The Last Bookstore, by Brook Purdy and Colette Freedman, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Fall, 2016 Diverse Voices Screenwriting Competition. Lillian Wang's P.O. BOX 1142 was the Feature Screenplay Winner, while Phoenix by Natasha M. Hall won the TV Category. The Short Screenplay category winner was In One Split Second by Chloe Owens.

Updated: 01/17/2017

Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition Producer Requests

Updated: 01/10/2017

WILDSound Names December Festival Selections

The last month of 2016 was a landmark month for the festival. Not only did they showcase 4 film festival dates in Los Angeles and Toronto, they also performed the most screenplay winning readings ever in one month. While most festivals and the industry itself shuts down in December, WILDsound had its most productive month in its history.

Updated: 01/01/2017

1st TV Script Writing Competition Names Quarterfinalists

Filmmakers has named quarterfinalists of 1st TV Script Writing Competition. The competition attracted a total of 715 entries worldwide.

Updated: 12/31/2016

Filmmakers Names Quarterfinalists

FilmMakers has announced the quarterfinals of the 15th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition. This Year's Contest attracted a total of 1587 scripts worldwide.

Updated: 12/31/2016

American Gem Names Quarterfinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the quarterfinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide, 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

Updated: 12/31/2016

Which Screenplay Contests Should You Enter in 2017?

Screenwriting contests are not a one-size-fits-all affair. While there are obvious benefits to winning a huge and prestigious competition like the Nicholl Fellowships, smaller contests can be just as valuable if they hook you up with a judge who wants to option your screenplay, or a manager who wants to represent your work.

Updated: 12/30/2016

StoryPros International Names Contest Winners

Black Marble by Chance Muehleck has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 StoryPros International Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/16/2016

Fan Fiction Names 2016 Contest Winners

Fan Fiction Screenplay has announced its 2016 winning screenplays. All winning scripts were performed by professional actors and and can be viewed online.

Updated: 12/15/2016

Roadmap Writers Names Contest Finalists

Roadmap Writers and Route One Entertainment's have announced the finalists of their 1st Annual Feature and TV Writing Contest. The 20 finalists will have private interviews with Route One Entertainment for further consideration for the Grand Prize.

Updated: 12/12/2016

StoryPros International Names Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 StoryPros International Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/10/2016

StoryPros International Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 12/03/2016

WILDSound Names November Contest Winners

Updated: 12/01/2016

Bohemia Group Originals Options Two Scriptapalooza Winners

Bohemia Group Originals, a management company, recently optioned two Scriptapalooza winners, the 2016 winning script, a historical drama, Battle, by Aaron Brophy as well runner-up, The Clock Maker, a fun action packed script by Dan Schmidt.

Updated: 12/01/2016

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 Feature, TV Pilot & Short script category winners.

Updated: 11/30/2016
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Interview with ScreenCraft Horror Contest Winner Craig Peters

Craig Peters studied theatre at Stanford and UC Riverside, then moved to Los Angeles and slowly made the transition from acting to writing. His horror screenplay The 49th Day was selected for the prestigious "BloodList", an annual list highlighting the top 13 most well-liked, unproduced horror scripts of the year. The 49th Day was also named the 2016 winner of the ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/29/2016

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 10th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest. Semifinalists SEMIFINALISTS will be announced Friday, December 2nd.

Updated: 11/26/2016

WeTV Names Contest Winners

Buscón, by Jeffrey Storms has been named the 1-Hour Drama Category Grand Prize winner of the WeTV Television Writing Contest, while 48 States of Granddad, by Paul Jury, has been named the 1/2-Hour Comedy Grand Prize Winner.

Updated: 11/14/2016

Shore Scripts Names Contest Finalists

Five finalists have been announced in the Feature, TV, and Short Script categories of the 2016 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition. Winners will be announced by November 30th.

Updated: 11/10/2016

Scriptapalooza TV Producer Requests

Updated: 11/10/2016

ScreenCraft Names Short Screenplay Contest Winner

A Beautiful Day by Fredrik Colting has emerged as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest. The script is a simply rendered and devastating story about a trader's final phone conversation with a close friend as his office in the World Trade Center comes down around him on September 11th, 2001.

Updated: 11/09/2016

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Winners

Black Ice Below by Peter Fraser has been selected as the winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition. The script is described as a cinematic, thoroughly entertaining sci-fi/action hybrid in the tradition of Predator and Big Trouble In Little China that boasts an impressively unique mythology, a strong emotional core, and inventive set pieces.

Updated: 11/05/2016

Shore Scripts Names Semifinalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 semfinalists.

Updated: 11/05/2016

Scriptapalooza Shorts Requested by Producers

Updated: 11/03/2016

IFFF Names Screenplay Winners and Finalists

The International Family Film Festival has announced their Screenplay Contest winners for 2016.

Updated: 11/03/2016

ScreenCraft Horror Names Contest Winner

Out of more than 1,000 submissions, The 49th Day by Craig Peters has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 11/01/2016

ScreamFest Names Contest Winner

Plum Island by Matthew Lee Blackburn has been named the winner of the 2016 ScreamFest Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/01/2016

WildSound Names October, 2016 Contest Winners

Twenty-six different scripts have been announced as the winners of the October, 2016 WildSound Screenwriting Competitions.

Updated: 10/31/2016

Scriptapalooza Interviews Top 3 Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with their top 3 contest winners, including Grand Prize Winner Aaron Brophy.

Updated: 10/25/2016

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script quarterfinalists.

Updated: 10/25/2016

PAGE Names 2016 Contest Winners

The winners of the 13th Annual PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and the Judges have awarded this year's $25,000 Grand Prize to Diane Hanks of Swansea, Massachusetts, for her dark, compelling TV Drama Pilot CHANGELINGS. The Judges have also awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze prize's in ten different genre categories.

Updated: 10/21/2016

PAGE Award Winner's Movie 'The Accountant' Now in Theaters

The highly anticipated new Warner Bros. action-thriller THE ACCOUNTANT, written by 2008 PAGE Gold Prize winner Bill Dubuque, has opened in theaters across the country. Directed by Gavin O'Connor, the movie stars Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, John Lithgow and J.K. Simmons.

Updated: 10/21/2016

Austin Fest Names Screenplay Winners

The Austin Film Festival (AFF) has announced their 2016 Screenplay Competition Winners, including STATIC, by Henry Jones, recognized in three categories and acquired by Max Borenstein's company, Inkubate.

Updated: 10/20/2016

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

Updated: 10/04/2016

WILDsound Names September 2016 Contest Winners

WILDSound has announced its 24 Contest Winning Screenplays for September, 2016.

Updated: 09/28/2016

Finish Line Script Competition Names Contest Winner

Freedom Ain’t Free, by Charlie Jones, has been named the winner of 1st Finish Line Script Competition.

Updated: 09/28/2016
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CWA Champs Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy

Friends and writing partners Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy scored an important breakthrough earlier this month when they were named the Grand Prize Winners of the 2016 Creative World Awards for their post-apocalyptic screenplay, The Last Book Store. We caught up with the two prolific writers to ask about their partnership, their process, and their future.

Updated: 09/27/2016

WeTV Names Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 WeTV Scriptwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/23/2016

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

Academy Announces Nicholl Fellowships Shortlist

Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. The Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee will meet later this month to select up to five winners to receive year-long fellowships. A total of 6,915 scripts were submitted for this year’s competition.

Updated: 09/13/2016
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