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NHMC Television Writers Program

Final: 07/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest

Last Chance: 07/23/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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SeriesFest Women Writing Competition

Late: 07/26/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

Final: 07/29/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Final: 07/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screenplay Festival

Final : 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards

Extended: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

The 5th Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

The 18th Annual FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest

Final: 07/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 08/03/2019
WSPro Discount: $20.00

2019 Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition New!

Final: 08/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No


Final: 08/07/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Roadmap Writers JumpStart Writing Competition

Late: 08/11/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WeScreenplay Television Pilot Competition

Final: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ISA Fast Track Fellowship

Final: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Sherman Oaks Film Festival

Final Deadline: 08/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition

Final: 08/18/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New York New Stories New!

Final: 08/20/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest

Final : 08/21/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final: 08/26/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Golden Script Competition New!

August Latebird: 08/26/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Film Independent Screenwriting Lab

Member Extended Deadline: 08/27/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest

Final: 08/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Rome Independent Film Festival

: 08/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Moondance International Film Festival

Late: 08/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest

Final: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Extended: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest

Late: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest

Late: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

Final: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Houston Comedy Film Festival

Final: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Illinois International Film Festival

Last Chance: 08/31/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Athena List

Late: 09/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final: 09/01/2019
WSPro Discount: No

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Final: 09/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Extended: 09/06/2019
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Women in Film & Television Vancouver

Late: 09/17/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Table Read My Screenplay Names Hollywood Winners

Updated: 07/10/2019

The Table Read My Screenplay Contest has announced Bonnie Gross, Jasmine Leyva and Anthony Fernandez as the Grand Prize Winners of their "Hollywood" competition.


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An FBI Agent wakes up with no memories in a post-apocalyptic New York City after an unknown catastrophe has annihilated all life on earth. Second Place, Screenplay Festival, 2018.
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Write/LA Names Two More Industry Insiders

In the lead up to Write/LA's Final Deadline on July 15, the competition has announced two more Industry Insiders who have agreed to each read a finalist script and provide written feedback to the writer. [Updated: 07/10/2019]

Write/LA 2019 Winners to be Reviewed by Script Pipeline

Write/LA has announced that their 2019 screenwriting competition winners will be reviewed by Script Pipeline as part of their push to help top writers from all the most respected screenwriting competitions gain more industry access. [Updated: 07/03/2019]

HollyShorts Film Fest Names Screenplay Selections

Official Selections have been announced for the 6th Annual HollyShort Film Festival, part of the 15th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 8-17th, 2019). [Updated: 06/24/2019]

Shore Scripts Names 2019 Short Film Fund Winners

A Young Man's Game by James Gould-Bourn has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund, and the project has been awarded $10,000 in cash. Miss Fortunate, by Molly O'Shea been named the $4,000 Second Place Winner. [Updated: 06/06/2019]

Filmmatic Names Inroads Fellowship Winner

Filmmatic has named Justin Moran Season 2 Inroads Screenwriting Fellow for his Sci-fi TV pilot, Rust. The script features a crew of hard-luck space miners that happen upon an old shipwreck, launching them into a world of bounty hunters, terrorists, and a mammoth mining conglomerate set on keeping old mistakes buried. [Updated: 05/30/2019]

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Films has announced the 15 Finalsts for their 2019 Short Film Fund. Winner will be announced June 6th. [Updated: 05/26/2019]

StoryPros Awards Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced of the 12th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest. [Updated: 05/26/2019]

Launch Pad Feature Competition Names Top 10 Finalists

The Launch Pad competition, in exclusive partnership with Good Fear Film + Management and Romark Entertainment, has announced the top 10 finalists for the 2018/2019 Launch Pad feature competition. [Updated: 05/22/2019]

Scriptapalooza TV Debuts New Website

[Updated: 05/22/2019]

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BAD LISTING (Thriller/Horror): When Cleo rents a "shared" Airbnb unit, she worries the other guest, Jack, has a dark secret. But there's much more going on in this apartment than even Cleo or Jack suspect. A small-cast, minimal-location script. Also the 2nd place winner at (among other honors), written by a multi-produced screenwriter.
Author: Brent Hartinger
Genre: Thriller,Horror,Supernatural

Free Sports Radio

They’re commercial free. They’re free to talk. They work for free. There’s not enough money to make them go away. They’re on a mission… to free sports radio.
Author: James Palmer
Genre: Comedy,Thriller,Sports

Alien In My Pocket

A pocket-sized alien prince travels to Earth to open relations, only to discover his cousin is plotting his assassination to steal the crown and achieve galactic domination, starting with Earth.
Author: Joe Borriello
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Pop Goes The World

A grumpy Jake and his bright-eyed 12 year old neighbor Lucy rise from their sick beds to find everyone around them has become zombies as a result of an alien attack, and inadvertently become the world's only hope of salvation.
Author: Joe Borriello
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Horror

Miracle Cove

Set in 1970, this rainforest tale follows a damaged son who escapes his violent father by taking a dangerous logging job. Still strongly connected to his past, his life becomes intertwined with a healing Indigenous family, a mentor, a twisted employer and workplace thugs, an alluring lover, and an old school homicide detective, staging the surprising and dramatic final scenes.
Author: alfred cool
Genre: Drama,Action-Adventure,Historical

Lies, Hamburgers, And Cufflinks

To save his life, a guy held hostage by the Russian mafia must find out who ordered the robbery of a 4 million dollar pair of cufflinks.
Author: Gustavo Freitas
Genre: Drama,Thriller

Operation Brother Sam

During the Cold War, an aging Intelligence Officer addicted to anxiolytics must lead a rogue team of spies to investigate a US ambassador involved in a conspiracy in Brazil. Based on historical events.
Author: Gustavo Freitas
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Hapless Fu

A lovable Asian fool in Los Angeles bumbles through life unable to get anything right, then is thrust into a position of being the only man who can save the world from nuclear holocaust.
Author: James Day
Genre: Comedy,Action-Adventure


When a troubled girl's visions of her classmates' murders start coming true, she suspects her father is the killer.
Author: Danny Howell
Genre: Horror,Supernatural

The Meat Eaters

A college-age fast food manager's virginity makes him a target of a cult of "living meat" eaters masquerading as workers. If one if them tricks him into eating the
Author: Danny Howell
Genre: Comedy,Romantic Comedy,Horror

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