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CineStory Names TV Original Content Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship.

Updated: 02/08/2016 Full Story

BlueCat Names Feature and Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has named their feature screenplay quarterfinalists from among 4,523 submissions. Short Screenplay quarterfinalists have also been announced from among 2,086 entries.

Updated: 02/07/2016 Full Story

Fan Fiction Fest Names February Contest Winner

The Fan Fiction Festival has named the DOCTOR WHO episode "The Time Cuckoo" by David Gilbank & Paul Renhard as its Screenplay Contest Winner for February, 2016.

Updated: 02/01/2016 Full Story
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Stage 32 Happy Writers Announces New TV Fellowship

Stage 32 Happy Writers has partnered with the Writers Assistant Network and over a dozen agencies and management companies to announce an intriguing new three month Fellowship for ten aspiring TV writers.

Updated: 02/01/2016 Full Story
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Scriptapalooza Tips for Screenwriters

Scriptaplooza President Mark Andrushko has a list of do's and don'ts for entering Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts, and other contests, too.

Updated: 01/31/2016 Full Story

Fresh Voices Announces 2015 Quarterfinalists

The Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition has announced their quarterfinalists for 2015. (PDF format)

Updated: 01/27/2016 Full Story

TrackingB Names 2015 Contest Winners

David Marmor's Invariant has been been named the overall winner of the 2015 TrackingB Screenwriting Competition. The script is about two students investigating the nature of time who discover a way to send messages to the past -- and soon find themselves fighting desperately to change the future they've been shown.

Updated: 01/26/2016 Full Story
HollywoodIQ:

Dear MovieBytes:
Should I hire a screenwriting consultant?

M.T. wants to know if screenwriting consultants are worth the money.

Updated: 01/26/2016 Full Story

FilmMakers Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 14th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 01/26/2016 Full Story

WildSound TV Names January, 2016 Contest Winners

Updated: 01/25/2016 Full Story

WeScreenplay Names Semifinalists

The WeScreenplay Competition has announced screenplay semifinalists for 2015.

Updated: 01/22/2016 Full Story

Spec Scriptacular Names Finalists

TVWriter.com has named the finalists for their 21st Spec Scriptacular TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/22/2016 Full Story

Shore Scripts Posts Interviews with Contest Winners

Shore Scripts has posted video and print interviews with their 2015 contest winners.

Updated: 01/19/2016 Full Story
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Industry Insider's Judd Payne Offers Contest Insight

Judd Payne has produced or executive produced over fifteen film and television projects including 2012’s hit comedy Bernie, among many others. He also came up with the logline for the latest iteration of the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest.

Updated: 01/19/2016 Full Story

WILDSound Names January Feature and Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 01/18/2016 Full Story

Spec Scriptacular Names Semifinalists

TVWriter.com has named their Spec Scriptacular Semifinalists for the contest ending December 1, 2015.

Updated: 01/18/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Names 17 Recommended Writers

The 2016 Scriptapalooza Fellowship has announced their 17 recommended writers. Winning Fellows will be announced on February 15th.

Updated: 01/14/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names TV/Digital Retreat Semifinalists/Quarterfinalists

CineStory has named quarterfinalists (and some semifinalists) for the their first TV/Digital Retreat.

Updated: 01/14/2016 Full Story

Script Pipeline's Matt Misetich

Matt Misetich started as a freelance reader at Script Pipeline in 2006, and gradually assumed more managerial duties until he eventually became the contest's full-time Director of Development. Prior to joining Script Pipeline, Matt worked at the film distribution company, Alpha Media.

Updated: 01/12/2016 Full Story
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Script Pipeline's Matt Misetich

Matt Misetich started as a freelance reader at Script Pipeline in 2006, and gradually assumed more managerial duties until he eventually became the contest's full-time Director of Development. Prior to joining Script Pipeline, Matt worked at the film distribution company, Alpha Media.

Updated: 01/12/2016 Full Story

WILDSound Names January 1st Scene Winners

Updated: 01/11/2016 Full Story

Back in the Box Names 2015 Screenplay Winners

Michael Vincent Montgomery's Neema and Sid Go Totally Off Grid has been named the Best Original Screenplay of the 2015 Back in the Box Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 01/11/2016 Full Story

Taking Notes: Thoughts on Receiving Judge's Feedback

By page Contest Judge Heidi Hornbacher.

Updated: 01/05/2016 Full Story
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Taking Notes: Thoughts on Receiving Judge's Feedback

Months of pain and hard work. Maybe years. That's what it takes to craft a script you're proud of. You know there's something brilliant there. In fact, you're sure of it, so you submit your script to a contest.

And then you don't win.

Updated: 01/05/2016 Full Story

WeScreenplay Names Quarterfinalists

WeScreenplay has named their screenwriting competition quarterfinalists for 2015.

Updated: 12/31/2015 Full Story

Screenwriter Showcase Names 2015 Contest Winners

Warren Paul Glover's Table for Two? has been named the winner of the 2015 Screenwriter Showcase Contest.

Updated: 12/30/2015 Full Story
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Contest Winner Mark Stasenko

For 27-year-old Mark Stasenko, 2015 has been a very good year. First he was named the Grand Prize Winner of the American Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition for his screenplay Continuum, then he won a coveted ScreenCraft Fellowship for his script Losing Touch. We caught up with Mark to discuss his writing and the impact of these contest wins on his fledgling career.

Updated: 12/28/2015 Full Story
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Dear MovieBytes:
Should I Give Away My First Script for Free?

R.C. wants to know if he should give away his first script for free in order to win attention for his other screenplays.

Updated: 12/26/2015 Full Story

Courier Awards Names 2015 Contest Winners

Stephen M. Hunt's Swans Have Angel's Wings has won the 2015 Courier Award for Best Screenwriting.

Updated: 12/19/2015 Full Story

WILDSound TV Fest Announces December 2015 TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

Updated: 12/18/2015 Full Story
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Conquering the Contest Circuit -
Tips on Scoring & Placing Higher

It seems like more and more screenwriters are breaking into the industry by being discovered from a contest. From securing managers, getting hired, selling scripts to movies and TV pilots being produced, placing high in a reputable contest could lead to recognition that could jump-start your career.

Updated: 12/15/2015 Full Story

Courier Awards Names Finalists for 2015

Finalists in catagories have been named for the 2015 Courier Awards.

Updated: 12/13/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Announces December Feature Screenplay Winners

Updated: 12/13/2015 Full Story

Final Draft Names Top 3 Big Break Finalists

The Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition has named their Top 3 Scripts in all categories.

Updated: 12/08/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

The Scriptapalooza TV competition has announced all the producers and managers that have requested their winning scripts.

Updated: 12/07/2015 Full Story

1st Scene Screenplay Festival Announces December 2015 Scene Script Winners

Updated: 12/03/2015 Full Story
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ScreenCraft Fellowship Seeks to Foster Strategic Relationships

After meeting initially at Open Road Films, John Rhodes and Cameron Cubbison founded ScreenCraft in 2012. We caught up with Cameron to discuss ScreenCraft and their 3rd Annual Screenwriting Fellowship, which has a final deadline coming up on January 15th.

Updated: 12/01/2015 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

Life Expectancy by Louis Ackerman has been named the winner of the Shore Scripts Screenplay Competition. Street Hassle by James Price was the winner of the Short Script competition.

Updated: 11/27/2015 Full Story

StoryPros International Names Quarterfinalists

StoryPros International has named their 9th Annual quarterfinalists.

Updated: 11/25/2015 Full Story

WILDSound Announces November TV Winners

Updated: 11/24/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Announces November Feature Screenplay Winners

Watch the 2 winning Table Readings performed by professional actors.

Updated: 11/21/2015 Full Story

Great Gay Screenplay Contest Announces Winner

Pride Films and Plays has announced the winner of their 2015 Great Gay Screenplay contest: Somebody to Love by Jay Cipriani.

Updated: 11/20/2015 Full Story

Courier Awards Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2015 Courier Awards.

Updated: 11/15/2015 Full Story

International Family Film Festival Names Winners

The International Family Film Festival (IFFF) has named their 2015 Winners and Finalists in all categories.

Updated: 11/12/2015 Full Story

Austin Fest Names 2015 Award Winners

Austin Film Festival (AFF) has announced its 2015 Jury and Hiscox Audience and Courage Award Winners in Film, as well as the Screenplay & Teleplay Competition winners.

Updated: 11/12/2015 Full Story

Wildsound Names 1st Scene Contest Winners

Wildsound has named their 1st Scene Contest Winners for November, 2015.

Updated: 11/11/2015 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Finalists

Shore Scripts has named their Feature and Short Script finalists. Winners will be announced November 25th.

Updated: 11/11/2015 Full Story

ScreamFest Names Top Five Screenplays

ScreamFest has named announced their Top 5 Horror Screenplays for 2015.

Updated: 11/09/2015 Full Story

Screencraft Names Sci-Fi Winners

Out of more than 700 submissions, No Man’s Land by Michelle Davidson and Jeffrey Field has been selected as the winner of the inaugural ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition. No Man’s Land is a grounded, emotional and character-driven sci-fi feature set in a future when boys have been driven nearly to extinction because of their genetic disposition to mature into lethal monsters.

Updated: 11/05/2015 Full Story

Indie Gathering Names Contest Winners

Indie Gathering has named their Screenplay Contest Winners for 2015.

Updated: 11/01/2015 Full Story

Final Draft Names Big Break Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been named for the 2015 Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 10/30/2015 Full Story

WildSound TV Festival Announces October 2015 Pilot and Spec Winners

Updated: 10/29/2015 Full Story

PAGE Award-winning Script Now in Production

The 2008 PAGE Gold Prize-winning drama THE HEADHUNTER'S CALLING, by Bill Dubuque, begins filming this week in Toronto, featuring Gerard Butler, Alfred Molina and Willem Dafoe in the starring roles.

Updated: 10/26/2015 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

Shore Scripts has named their Feature Script and Short Script Quarterfinalists for 2015. Semifinalists will be announced on November 5th.

Updated: 10/26/2015 Full Story

1st Scene Screenplay Fest Announces October Winners

Updated: 10/26/2015 Full Story

Courier Awards Names 2015 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been named for 2015 Courier Awards.

Updated: 10/19/2015 Full Story

PAGE Names $25,000 Grand Prize Winner

The Winners of the 12th Annual PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and the Judges have awarded this year's $25,000 Grand Prize to Gareth Smith of Lenoir City, Tennessee, for his powerful drama IMMACULATE. The Judges have also awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze Prizes in ten different genre categories.

Updated: 10/15/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Names October Feature Screenplay Winners

Updated: 10/11/2015 Full Story

Pride Films and Plays Names Great Gay Screenplay Finalists

Five finalists and five semi-finalists have been named in PFP's Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes.

Updated: 10/06/2015 Full Story

ISA Names Fast Track Fellows

The International Screenwriters Association has named David Baugnon (for The Messiah Project) and Christopher DeWan (for Wunderland) as the winners of their latest ISA Fast Track Fellowships.

Updated: 10/06/2015 Full Story

Academy Names Nicholl Fellowhip Winners

Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The Academy is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the global competition which aims to identify and encourage talented new screenwriters.

Updated: 09/28/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Interviews Top Screenplay Winners for 2015

Scriptapalooza has posted video interviews with their 2015 top 3 finishers: Arthur Fishel, Shane McCabe, and Leslie Farrell.

Updated: 09/27/2015 Full Story

WILDSound TV Names September 2015 Winner

Updated: 09/26/2015 Full Story

Contest of Contest Winners Names Winners

The Contest of Contest Winners, which only accept entries that have been a Finalist or better in another qualifying competition (quarter- and semi- for prestigious competitions) during the past five years, has announced their top scripts for 2015.

Updated: 09/24/2015 Full Story

WILDSound Names September 1st Scene and Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 09/24/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Names September Feature Screenplay Winners

Watch readings of the two feature screenplay winners for September 2015.

Updated: 09/22/2015 Full Story

LezPlay Names Contest Winner

Nancy Nyman and Heather McNama's play Resolution was named the winner of PFP's 2015 LezPlay Contest. The contest - for works for the stage and screen written by women with lesbian characters or themes - received entries from around the world, and was judged by a reading panel from across the country, coordinated by LezPlay Literary Manager Allison Fradkin.

Updated: 09/17/2015 Full Story

AFF Names Semifinalists & Second Rounders

The Austin Film Festival has announce their 2015 Screenplay & Teleplay Competition Semifinalists and Second Rounders, chosen from a record field of 8,627 individual scripts (up by about 1800 scripts from last year).

Updated: 09/16/2015 Full Story

PAGE Names Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2015 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 09/15/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Contest Winner

Arthur Fishel's horror script Diary of a Jesuit has been named the First Place, $10,000 Winner of the 2015 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/08/2015 Full Story

CWA Names 2015 Contest Winners

Vitruvian, by Scott Poiley and Anthony DiBiasi, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 09/04/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Interviews Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza TV has posted video interviews with TV Contest Winners Nancy Knechel, Nathan Wildes, and Alexandra Hsie.

Updated: 09/03/2015 Full Story

1st Scene Screenplay Festival Announces August 2015 Winners

Updated: 08/30/2015 Full Story

CWA Names Contest Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2015 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 08/27/2015 Full Story

Woods Hole Writing Competition Announces Work-in-Progress Winners

The Woods Hole Writing Competition has announced their 2015 Work-in-Progress Contest Winners.

Updated: 08/27/2015 Full Story

TV Festival Announces August Contest Winners

Watch the Winning TV PILOT and TV SPEC Screenplay Winners for August 2015.

Updated: 08/25/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Finalists

Scriptapalooza has named their 2015 Contest Finalists.

Updated: 08/23/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Names August Feature and Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 08/23/2015 Full Story

CWA Names Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalist have been announced for the 2015 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 08/19/2015 Full Story

Acclaim Names 2015 Spring/Summer Film & TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their Film and TV Contest Winners for Spring/Summer 2015.

Updated: 08/18/2015 Full Story

Acclaim Names 2015 Spring/Summer Film & TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their Film and TV Contest Winners for Spring/Summer 2015.

Updated: 08/18/2015 Full Story

PAGE Names 2015 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2015 Page Awards.

Updated: 08/18/2015 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names 2015 Film & TV Contest Winners

Script Pipeline announced the winners of the 2015 Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions at their Secret Door event in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 8th.

Top honors and $20,000 for Screenwriting went to Henry Dunham with his crime/thriller Militia. Grand Prize for TV went to the original pilot Beechwood, written by Eric Beu and Greg Martin.

Updated: 08/18/2015 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names 2015 Film & TV Contest Winners

Script Pipeline announced the winners of the 2015 Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions at their Secret Door event in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 8th.

Top honors and $20,000 for Screenwriting went to Henry Dunham with his crime/thriller Militia. Grand Prize for TV went to the original pilot Beechwood, written by Eric Beu and Greg Martin.

Updated: 08/18/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Semifinalists

The Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition has named their 2015 Semifinalists.

Updated: 08/08/2015 Full Story

CWA Names First Round Finalists

The Creative World Awards (CWA) has named their Preliminary, First Round Finalists for 2015.

Updated: 08/06/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

The 2015 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition has announced their Quarterfinalists.

Updated: 08/04/2015 Full Story

Breaking Walls Announces Latest Thriller Contest Results

Vault by Roni Brown has been named the winner of the Breaking Walls Thriller Contest for Q2 2015.

Updated: 07/30/2015 Full Story

TVWriter.com Names People's Pilot Winners

TVWriter.com has named their Half-Hour and One-Hour Contest Winners for their contest ending June 1, 2015.

Updated: 07/29/2015 Full Story

WILDSound Names July, 2015 1st Scene Screenplay Festival Winners

Updated: 07/28/2015 Full Story

WILDSound Announces July, 2015 TV Screenplay Fest Winners

Updated: 07/28/2015 Full Story

People's Pilot Names Finalists

Finalists have been named for the 24th People's Pilot TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/24/2015 Full Story

FilmMakers.com Interviews American Gem Short Script Winner Amber Rapp

Amber Rapp graduated from Baker University. She spent the better part of her career before becoming a mother in the IT industry. Always a secret dream, Amber began writing while taking care of her young children. One a whim, she wrote a short screenplay "Wrong Number" that was a finalist in the KCWIFT short competition. The President of KCWIFT mentored Amber as a writer and a filmmaker assisting her in seeing that work from page to screen.

Updated: 07/21/2015 Full Story

FilmMakers.com Interviews Contest Winner Ruby Akin



Ruby Akin is a New York based writer, artist and mother. She studied screenwriting at New York University and The New York Film Academy. She was a quarterfinalist in The Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Competition for her script "The Tailor from Taegu and Mrs. Abernethy." Ruby is also currently working on a series of art and film projects that address sociopolitical issues.

Updated: 07/21/2015 Full Story

2015 PAGE Awards Quarter-Finalists Announced

After the first two rounds of competition, the judges of the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards have now selected the scripts that will advance to the Quarter-Final Round in this year's competition.

Updated: 07/15/2015 Full Story

WILDSound Names July, 2015 Screenplay Contest Winners

Updated: 07/14/2015 Full Story

CineStory Names Fellowship Winner

Matthew Fantaci of Los Angeles, CA has been named the winner of the 2015 CineStory Fellowship for his screenplay, Scandalous.

Updated: 07/07/2015 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Announces Fellowship

The Scriptapalooza Fellowship program was developed to honor dedicated writers and to help accommodate their creative process and skills. Creativity has many interruptions; most of them legitimate reasons, such as dealing with life. Isolating yourself from all of your demands is not an easy task.

Updated: 07/05/2015 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names Finalists

Script Pipeline has named their Top 20 finalists from a field of 3,500 entries.

Updated: 07/02/2015 Full Story

WILDsound Announces June 2015 TV Screenplay Winners

Updated: 06/28/2015 Full Story
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