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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

ScreenCraft Fellow/LaunchPad Winner Sells Original Pilot to Endgame Entertainment

ScreenCraft Fellow TA Snyder, one of the winners of the inaugural ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship, has sold his original pilot DEAD MEN to Endgame Entertainment.

Updated: 07/15/2017

ScreenCraft Names Jamaica Residency Attendees

Screencraft has the named the four writers who will receive free tuition to attend the inaugural ScreenCraft Screenwriters Residency Program in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, presented by the Calabash Literary Festival and the Jamaica Film & Television Association (JAFTA).

Updated: 07/15/2017

PAGE Names 2017 Quarterfinalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards has announced their Quarterfinalists for 2017, representing the top 10% of all entries in this year's contest.

Updated: 07/15/2017

WILDsound Names June, 2017 Screenplay Winners

Updated: 07/11/2017

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Winner

Pandorium by Graham Parke has been selected as the winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition. The script - an original, high-concept time travel odyssey - features a compelling father/daughter relationship at its core, and centers on a young scientist who discovers a way to track time travelers.

Updated: 07/05/2017

Shore Scripts Winner Optioned by Stephen Woolley

Shore Scripts has announced that their 2016 contest winner The Accessor, by MrsandMrThomas (Nell & Dave Garfath-Cox) has been optioned by Oscar nominated producer, Stephen Woolley (Their Finest).

Updated: 06/30/2017

Scriptapalooza Fellowship Retreat Video

2017 Scriptapalooza Fellowship recipient Jonathan Ammon's has posted a video from his Costa Rica Writers Retreat.

Updated: 06/23/2017

ScreenCraft Names Comedy Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has named their Comedy Screenplay Contest quarterfinalists from among more than 1,100 submissions. Semifinalists will be announced July 7th.

Updated: 06/22/2017

WeScreenplay Names Short Film Fund Winner

Borders of the Imagination, by Benjamin Friedman, has been named the winner of the inaugural season of WeScreenplay's Short Film Fund.

Updated: 06/22/2017

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
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