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American Zoetrope Names Contest Winner and Finalists

Caroline's Wedding Easmanie Michel, France-Luce Benson, and Darcy Miller has been named the Grand Prize Winner from among 1,600 submissions to the American Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/21/2018

ScreenCraft Names Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the second annual Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship. Two winners who will each be offered an option fee, one of which will be at least WGA minimum (up to $13,374) against a six-figure purchase price at WGA scale contingent on production (up to $133,739 each, depending on the final budget of each film).

Updated: 02/20/2018

ScreenCraft Names Short Story Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Story Contest, representing the top 12 percent of submissions received.

Updated: 02/19/2018

CineStory Names All TV Contest Winners

CineStory has announced their spec and original comedy and drama contest winners.

Updated: 02/15/2018

People's Pilot Announces Contest Winners

The People's Pilot has announced their Comedy and Drama/Action Contest Winners.

Updated: 02/15/2018

Scriptapalooza Names TV Contest Winners

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

Updated: 02/15/2018

CineStory Names Web Series Contest Winners

Two Weeks by Melissa & Benjamin Oren has been named the winner of the 2018 TV/Digital Retreat and Fellowship Web Series Division.

Updated: 02/13/2018

Movieguide Names Kairos Contest Winners

North Star by William Gebby has been named the winner of the Kairos Prize for Beginning Screenwriters. The script is about an emotionally cold Quakeress who learns to love after she rescues an eight year-old runaway slave. The Kairos Pro Prize for Established Screenwriters has been awarded to Alexandra Boylan for her scirpt Switched, which is about a woman who is tired of turning the other cheek. When she prays that her nemesis, the Queen Bee of social media, would know what it’s like to walk a day in her shoes, her prayer is answered in an unexpected way when they switch identities.

Updated: 02/13/2018

TrackingB Names Screenplay Contest Winners

Willful Blindness, by Barbara Nunberg, has been named the winner of the winner of the 2017 TrackingB Feature Contest.

Updated: 02/10/2018

ScreenCraft Names FilmFund Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the Fall, 2017 ScreenCraft Film Competition. Fund recipients will announced on February 28th.

Updated: 02/05/2018

ScreenCraft Names Family Friendly Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced quarterfinalists from among more than 700 submissions to their 2017 Family Friendly Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/05/2018

CineStory TV/Digital Names Original Drama and Comedy Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the Original Comedy and Original Drama Divisions of the 2018 CineStory TV/Digital Fellowship.

Updated: 02/01/2018

CineStory Names 2018 Finalists

CineStory has named Digital and TV Finalists in their Episodic Spec and Digital Divisions for 2018.

Updated: 01/29/2018

Fresh Voices Competition Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 8th Annual Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition. Advancing screenplays represent approximately the top 25% of all submissions. Semifinalists will be announced on March 6th.

Updated: 01/29/2018

TVwriter.com Names People Pilot Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the TVWriter.com People's Pilot Competition.

Updated: 01/25/2018

ScreenCraft Names Short Story Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has named quarterfinalists from among the 1,400 submissions to their 2017 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest. Semifinalists will be announced February 14th.

Updated: 01/25/2018

ScreenCraft Names Action/Thriller Contest Winner

Get It Together by Matthew Ryan has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 01/22/2018

TVWriter.com Names People's Pilot Semifinalists

Comedy and Drama Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 People's Pilot TV Writing Competition:

Updated: 01/18/2018

CineStory Names 2018 Digital/TV Semifinalists

CineStory has announced the Semifinalists for their 2018 Digital/TV Fellowship Competition.

Updated: 01/18/2018

Final Draft Names Big Break Finalists

Final Draft has named their 2017 Category Winners and Grand Prize Finalists for 2017. The grand prize winners will be announced in February at the 2018 Final Draft Awards Show.

Updated: 01/13/2018

Other Worlds Austin Names 2017 Screenplay Contest Winners

Gravitational Mass has been named the winner of the Other Worlds Austin 2017 Screenwriting Competition: A punk loser who could hack anything but a future, risks everything in pursuit of a beautiful off-world agent offering a last chance at redemption in this sci-fi tale of greed and betrayal.

Updated: 01/11/2018

2015 Scriptapalooza Runner-Up Heads to Production

The Flight of the Wasp, a 2015 Scriptapalooza Runner-Up, written by Andrea Brusa is being produced by Victoria Films and Ilann Girard. The script tells the story of an Italian engineer that turns down the opportunity to pursue his lifelong dream of designing the world's first helicopter and inspired by love, instead, decides to lift the spirits of his war-ravaged community by inventing the uniquely Italian motorbike: The Vespa.

Updated: 01/09/2018

ScreenCraft Hosts Writers Summit at Atlanta Film Festival

The Atlanta Film Society and ScreenCraft are partnering in 2018 to co-present The ScreenCraft Writers Summit, to take place at the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF). Atlanta is the entertainment industry's busiest city for film and TV production, outpacing Los Angeles last year.

Updated: 01/09/2018

ScreenCraft Names Film Fund Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalist have been selected from among almost 2,000 applications to the ScreenCraft Film Fund.

Updated: 01/05/2018

National Screenwriters Day Names Contest Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition. Winners will be announced on January 5th, 2018.

Updated: 12/30/2017

ScreenCraft Names Pilot Launch Contest Winners

Culled from over 1,900 submissions, Mount Pleasant by Cat Dale has been named the Drama winner of the 2017 Screencraft Pilot Launch Script Competition. Special, by Jay Cundiff and Kyle Jorgensen, has been named the Comedy winner, and Westinghouse by Dorian Keyes has been named the Web Series winner.

Updated: 12/29/2017

ScreenCraft Names Drama Contest Winner

Artesia by Emily Tomson has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Drama Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 12/27/2017

Script Pipeline Names First Look Project Winners and Finalists

Script Pipeline has named their 2017 Screenwriting and Teleplay First Look project winners.

Updated: 12/22/2017

StoryPros International Names Contest Winner

Patrick Hatten's The Eidolons has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 11th Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/15/2017

National Screenwriters Day Name Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/14/2017

Longevity is Key: Scriptapalooza reflects on 20 years in the business

Sitting on the floor, staring at each other and trying to figure out how to make screenplay competitions matter. Here we are, in 1998, disappointed with how the so-called screenplay competitions are operating, where you mail in your script and never hear back from anyone. "We can change this", we told ourselves. "Let's change it. Now."

Updated: 12/09/2017

StoryPros Names Contest Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros International Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/09/2017

Which Screenwriting Contests Should You Enter in 2018?

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: 12/05/2017

National Screenwriters Day Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2017 National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 12/04/2017

Story Pros International Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 StoryPros International Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 12/02/2017

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has named their Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Screenplay Contest Winners for 2017.

Updated: 12/01/2017

Final Draft Names 2017 Finalists

Final Draft has named the TV and Feature Script Finalists for their 2017 Big Break Screenwriting Contest.

Updated: 11/29/2017

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 11/24/2017

ScreenCraft Names Pilot Launch Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the one-hour and half-hour Pilot Launch contest semifinalists from among more than 2,000 submissions. The Grand Prize Winners will be announced December 21st.

Updated: 11/21/2017

Poe Contest Names Halloween Contest Winner

"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.

Updated: 11/14/2017

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

ISA Names Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2018

The International Screenwriters Association (ISA) has announced their Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2018. The TOP 25 list was designed to recognize and congratulate ISA members with outstanding writing credentials.

Updated: 11/08/2017

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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How to Do the Austin Film Festival

Check out Heather Hughes inside scoop on how to get the most out of the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Conference.

Updated: 10/19/2017

Poe Contest Announces Halloween Script Event

Any feature or short script submitted to The Poe Contest during the 24 hours of Halloween is automatically entered into what possibly could be the first ever one-day script contest.

Updated: 10/16/2017

2017 PAGE Award Winners Announced

The PAGE Awards have announced Kendell Courtney Klein as the winner of their $25,000 Grand Prize for her biopic JANE. In addition, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Prizes were presented to writers in ten genre categories.

Updated: 10/15/2017

Scriptapalooza Interviews Top 3 Winners

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with their top 3 contest winners, including 2017 Grand Prize Winner Michael Bowler.

Updated: 10/13/2017

Austin Fest Announces Script Competition Finalists

The Austin Film Festival has announce their 2017 Script Competition Finalists. Fifty-six scripts were chosen for the Final Round with one winner to be determined in each of the 13 categories.

Updated: 10/11/2017

Scriptapalooza TV Names Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza TV has named their Sitcom, Reality, Pilot, and 1-Hour Contest Winners.

Updated: 10/04/2017

WildSound Names September Contest Winners

Updated: 10/03/2017

2017 Contest of Contest Winner and Finalist Screenplay Loglines

Updated: 10/02/2017

Finish Line Names Contest Winners

A TV pilot and two feature film scripts took top honors at the second Finish Line Script Competition. The winners were selected from more than 1,200 submissions, a more than 500 percent increase from the first competition, in 2016.

Updated: 09/26/2017

Roadmap Writers Names Wise Words Finalists

Roadmap Writers has announced the Top 30 TV and the Top 30 Feature Finalists from more than 2,000 submissions to their 1st Annual "Wise Words" Writing Contest.

Updated: 09/20/2017

Scriptapalooza Names Fellowship Winner

Natasha Paris has been named the 2017 Scriptapalooza Fellowship Winner for her script, The Zodiac Dater.

Updated: 09/19/2017

BlueCat Screenplay Competition Announces 2017 Winners

Judy Soo Hoo & Isaac Ho's screenplay, CADAVER DOG, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Their script was selected from 3,273 submissions and will be awarded a $10,000 cash prize.

Updated: 09/18/2017

Meet the 2017 CineStory Winners

Meet the 2017 CineStory Fellowship Winner Angelina Karpovich, and Second Place Finishers Mark Price and James Walker.

Updated: 09/16/2017

Austin Fest Names 2017 Screenplay Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced their 2017 Screenplay Semifinalists in all genres and categories.

Updated: 09/15/2017

Page Names 2017 Finalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition has announced the Top 10 finalists in each their genre categories.

Updated: 09/15/2017

The God Machine by Michael Bowler wins Scriptapalooza Contest

The God Machine, by Michael Bowler, has been named the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition. The 2nd Place Winner was The Regulars by Devon Colwell, while 3rd Place went to Spirit Lake by Alison Macinni.

Updated: 09/13/2017

Contest of Contest Winners Announces Results

Michael Angelo Colgan has been named the winner of the 2017 Contest of Contest winners for his screenplay, Crayons.

Updated: 09/10/2017

CineStory Names Fellowship Winner

CineStory has named Angelina Karpovich as their 2017 Feature Fellowship Winner for her screenplay, Eggshells.

Updated: 09/09/2017

Scriptapalooza Names Short Screenplay Contest Winner

Shorty by Jeremy Grant has been named the winner of the 2017 Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 09/09/2017

WILDsound Names August, 2017 Contest Winners

Updated: 09/06/2017

Burning Love Names Screenplay Contest Winners

Aurora by Travis Opgenorth has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Burning Love Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 09/05/2017

BlueCat Names Short Script and Pilot Winners

BlueCat has named White-Shoe U by Beanie Barnes as the winner of their 2017 Pilot Competition, and Ageusia by Will Schneider as the winner of their Short Script Competition.

Updated: 09/01/2017

BlueCat Names Top Five Finalists

BlueCat has named their top 5 Finalists from a total of 3,273 submissions. The Winner will receive $10,000 and the four remaining Finalists $1,000 each.

Updated: 08/31/2017

CWA Announces 2017 Contest Winners

Avi Glick's Stella Incarnated has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 08/30/2017

BlueCat Names TV Pilot and Short Screenplay Finalists

BlueCat has named the Finalists for their TV Pilot and Short Screenplay Competitions. Winners will be announced on Friday, September 1st.

Updated: 08/27/2017

HollyShorts Names Contest Winners

John Humber's Jameson has been named the winner of the HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/24/2017

Burning Love Screenplay Names Semifinalists

The Burning Love Screenplay Contest, presented by Poe Films, has announced its 2017 semifinalists in all categories.

Updated: 08/24/2017

ScreenCraft Names Film Fund Winner

Cowboys & Pakistanis, written by Farraz Khan, has been named the recipient of ScreenCraft Spring 2017 Short Film Production Fund.

Updated: 08/23/2017

CWA Names 2017 Finalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 finalists.

Updated: 08/23/2017

Scriptapalooza Names Top 30 Scripts

Scriptapalooza has named the Top 30 Screenplays of the 2017 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/22/2017

CineStory Names Fellowship Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2017 CineStory Feature Fellowship.

Updated: 08/22/2017

BlueCat Names Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their Feature, Pilot, and Short Script Semifinalists. Finalists will be announced on Sunday, August 27th at 6PM, PST.

Updated: 08/21/2017

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Finalists

The 4th annual HollyShorts Screenplay Contest has announced its list of finalists. The top 3 screenplays will be announced/awarded at the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony August 19th and the winning script will receive a $10,000 production deal courtesy of Evil Slave.

Updated: 08/18/2017

Finish Line Names Contest Quarterfinalists

The Finish Line Script Competition has announced their TV Pilot and Screenplay Quarterfinalists from among more than 1,100 submissions.

Updated: 08/17/2017

CWA Names 2017 Semifinalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 semifinalists.

Updated: 08/16/2017

ScreenCraft Names Comedy Winner

The Triple Engagement by Robert Troccolo has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest. The script is described as a fun and entertaining romantic comedy that marries concept and character.

Updated: 08/15/2017

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has named their 2017 Contest Quarterfinalists for Features, Pilots, and Shorts.

Updated: 08/15/2017

PAGE Names 2017 Semifinalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards has announced their Semifinalists for 2017 -- the top 25 scripts in each of the contest’s ten genre categories.

Updated: 08/15/2017

CWA Names 2017 Quarterfinalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 quarterfinalists.

Updated: 08/09/2017

HollyShorts Names Screenplay Selections

HollyShorts has announced their 2017 Screenplay Selections.

Updated: 08/09/2017

Scriptapalooza Announces Semifinalists

Scriptapalooza has named their 2017 Screenplay Contest Semifinalists.

Updated: 08/08/2017

Writers Lab Names 2017 Participants

The Writers Lab, funded by Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey, has announced the screenwriters selected to participate in the 2017 Lab. The program is the only lab in the world devoted to providing script development for women writers over the age of 40. It is produced by New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and IRIS, in collaboration with The Writers Guild of America, East.

Updated: 08/04/2017

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winners & Finalists

Botany Bay by Eleanor Burgess has been named the winner of the TrackingB TV Contest.

Updated: 08/02/2017

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has announced their 2017 quarterfinalists. Semifinalists will be announced August 6th.

Updated: 08/02/2017

CWA Names 2017 Preliminary Finalists

The Creative World Awards has announced their 2017 Preliminary Finalists.

Updated: 08/02/2017

WILDsound Names July, 2017 Contest Winners

WILDSound has named their 17 contest-winning screenplays for July, 2017.

Updated: 08/01/2017

CineStory Names 2017 Feature Semifinalists

CineStory has announced their 2017 Feature Retreat and Fellowship semifinalists.

Updated: 07/27/2017

Acclaim Names 2017 TV and Film Contest Winners

Cara Hanson's romantic comedy Fourth Down and Love took top honors in the Acclaim feature screenplay category, while Josh Bressler's Playing By Ear, a pilot centered around a jazz genius, won the pilot/MOW contest. Matt Kenny's TV spec for Archer, Registered Sexy Offender won the TV spec contest.

Updated: 07/18/2017

Acclaim Names 2017 TV and Film Contest Winners

Cara Hanson's romantic comedy Fourth Down and Love took top honors in the Acclaim feature screenplay category, while Josh Bressler's Playing By Ear, a pilot centered around a jazz genius, won the pilot/MOW contest. Matt Kenny's TV spec for Archer, Registered Sexy Offender won the TV spec contest.

Updated: 07/18/2017
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