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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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story
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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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names TV Contest Winners

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

Updated: 02/20/2017 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story
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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 Full Story

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 Full Story

WILDSound Names January 2017 Contest Winners

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

Updated: 02/02/2017 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story
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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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Fresh Voices Names Quarterfinalists

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

Updated: 01/24/2017 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition Producer Requests

Updated: 01/10/2017 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

StoryPros International Names Finalists

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

Updated: 12/10/2016 Full Story

StoryPros International Names Semifinalists

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

Updated: 12/03/2016 Full Story

WILDSound Names November Contest Winners

Updated: 12/01/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Contest Winners

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

Updated: 11/30/2016 Full Story
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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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Producer Requests

Updated: 11/10/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Semifinalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2016 semfinalists.

Updated: 11/05/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Shorts Requested by Producers

Updated: 11/03/2016 Full Story

IFFF Names Screenplay Winners and Finalists

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

Updated: 11/03/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Quarterfinalists

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

Updated: 10/25/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Announces Script Requests

Updated: 10/04/2016 Full Story

WILDsound Names September 2016 Contest Winners

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

Updated: 09/28/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story
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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 Full Story

WeTV Names Contest Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 WeTV Scriptwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/23/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Names Mentors

The 2nd Annual Scriptapalooza Fellowship (deadline September 30th) has announced their 6 mentors.

Updated: 09/20/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

WILDSound Names August Contest Winners

Watch the winning screenplay readings performed by professional actors at the festival in August 2016. 16 winning screenplays!

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Creative World Awards Names 2016 Contest Winners

The Last Book Store, by Colette Freedman and Brooke Purdy, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names $10,000 Contest Winner

Aaron Brophy's Battle has been named the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of the Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/02/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza TV Names Contest Winners

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

Updated: 08/30/2016 Full Story

Finish Line Script Competition Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 Finish Line Script Competition.

Updated: 08/29/2016 Full Story

Extreme Screenplay Names Semifinalists

The Extreme Screenplay Competition has named their 2016 Contest semifinalists.

Updated: 08/29/2016 Full Story

WeTV Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the WeTV Television Writing Competition. One hundred scripts made the cut

Updated: 08/26/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Finalists

Scriptapalooza has announced their Top 30 finalists for 2016.

Updated: 08/19/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names Fellowship Winner

The CineStory Foundation has named Amyn Kaderali as their 2016 Feature Fellowship winner. His winning script is CHOKORA, a powerful story about a bright Kenyan boy who must join a gang of "Chokora" (street kids) in order to survive on Nairobi's mean streets.

Updated: 08/16/2016 Full Story

Page Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for The Page International Screenwriting Awards, representing the top 25 scripts in each of the contest’s 10 genre categories.

Updated: 08/15/2016 Full Story

CWA Names Semifinalists

Updated: 08/15/2016 Full Story

Screenplay Search Names Contest Winner

The Eyes of Blind Tom, by Matt H. Mayes, has been named the winner of the latest Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/10/2016 Full Story

Acclaim TV Names Pilot and Spec Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has named their Pilot and Spec Contest Winners scripts for Spring/Summer, 2016.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

Acclaim Names Spring/Summer 2016 Film Script Winners

Blood Trigger by Ron Podell has been named the winner of the 2016 Acclaim Film Script Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Short Script Winners

Found Dead by Simon Lystral has been named the winner of the 2016 Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2016 Full Story

CWA Names Quarterfinalists

Updated: 08/08/2016 Full Story

Launch Pad Names Top 25 Pilots

The Launch Pad TV Writing Competition has named their top 10 finalists for 2016. Top 10 Finalists this year include six dramas, and four comedies brought to us by nine female writers, four male writers, and three writing teams overall.

Updated: 08/06/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2016 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/01/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 Feature Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 Short Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 TV Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names July, 2016 1st Scene Screenplay Selections

Updated: 07/29/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has named their 2016 Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalists.

Updated: 07/27/2016 Full Story

CineStory Names 2016 Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 CineStory Fellowship.

Updated: 07/26/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Page Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for The Page International Screenwriting Awards, representing the top 10% of all entries in this year's contest.

Updated: 07/15/2016 Full Story

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Announces 2016 Recipient

The Scriptapalooza Fellowship program has announced their 2016 Fellowship recipient, Inger Dietrichs. Her script is called Audnvin and she was awarded a five-day screenwriting retreat in Costa Rica with Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger.

Updated: 07/03/2016 Full Story

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 Full Story

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 Full Story

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has named 13 finalists for their first-ever Short Film Fund.

Updated: 06/27/2016 Full Story

Script Pipeline Names 2016 Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. Semifinalists will be announced on June 24th.

Updated: 06/16/2016 Full Story

Diverse Voices Names Contest Finalists

Diverse Voices, presented by WeScreenplay and focused on promoting and encouraging diverse voices and stories, has named their Screenplay Contest Finalists for 2016.

Updated: 06/15/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names Feature Screenplay Winner for June, 2016

Updated: 06/14/2016 Full Story

WildSound Names TV Winners for June, 2016

Updated: 06/14/2016 Full Story
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