2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Contest

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

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Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
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Objective

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 23rd year, is accepting submissions for its 2021 competition.

Founded in 1998 by award-winning writer Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has supported thousands of screenwriters through written analysis provided to all entrants, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the film and television industry. BlueCat's Alumni include:

Aaron Guzikowski (Verve/Madhouse) wrote PRISONERS, the remake of PAPILLON, and Ridley Scott's RAISED BY WOLVES.

Fergal Rock wrote DEPARTURES starring Nina Dobrev and Maisie Williams.

Ana Lily Amirpour (CAA), won Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for THE BAD BATCH, directed by Lyle Vincent (DREAMLAND) and starring Jason Momoa, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early June 28, 2020 Feature Screenplay $50, Pilot $45, Short Script $35.
Midsummer August 9, 2020 Feature Screenplay $55, Pilot $50, Short Script $40.
Regular September 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot $55, Short Script $45.
Final October 25, 2020 Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot $65, Short $55.
Late December 13, 2020 Feature Screenplay $80, Pilot $75, Short Script $65 46

Final Resubmission Deadline: February 15th, 2021. Feature $50, Pilot $45, Short $35. Resubmission fees remain the same throughout the competition.

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Rules

We accept features, pilots and shorts - visit our website for more info.

Awards

Grand Prize Winner
  • The Grand Prize Winner will receive $5,000.
  • All scripts submitted (Features, Pilots and Shorts) are eligible.
Feature Screenplay Award
  • The Feature Screenplay Winner will receive $2,000.
Pilot Award
  • The Pilot Winner will receive $2,000.
Short Script Award
  • The Short Script Winner will receive $2,000.

Fellini Award
Our Fellini Award award goes to the best script (feature, pilot or short) from writers residing outside the U.S.

  • The Fellini Award Winner will receive $1,000.

BlueCat Contest

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 194    
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BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 194    
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Contest News

BlueCat Announces 2008 Semi-Finalists

The Semi-Finalist have been announced for the 2008 BlueCat Screenwriting Comeptition:

1,001 Ways to Enjoy the Missionary Position by Isaac Ho
A Killing Frost by Katherine Ruppe
A Mulligan Never Forgets by Taras Kennedy
Alex Sommerville is Dead by Patrick Donohoe
Big Boys by Nick Michael
Blessing by Adam Rau
Bone Janglin' by Patrick Donohoe
Booze Biz by Arthur Gregg LaShelle
Camp Angel by Jeffrey Bruner
Cranes by Michael Choi
Cut With Water by Matt O'Reilly
Dark Antoine by Jacinthe Dessureault
David's Den by Oriol Bernat
Direct Response by Aaron Dancik
DogStar by Beverley Wood & Chris Wood
Eating a Hearse by Karen Albright Lin
El Flaco by Jeff Seymann
Ersatz by Jade Wu
Eulogy by Caleb Morgan Parazette
Grave Matters by Karen Frank
Growing Up by Gayla Kraetsch Hartsough
Guess Who's Coming for Kimchee by Christina Choe
Guilty Creatures by Todd Albright & Julie Albright
Guinea Pig by David Leonard
Jacob's Stone by Maria Murphy
Juniper Bass by CB Wilson
Laid Off by Tory Hoke
Light Land Love by David Margolis
Little Nothing by Dave Kline
Looking for Lily by Karen Reichel Smith
Lost & Found by Adrian Le Grand
Love Me Don't by Jeremy Dorfman
MacArthur Park by Nevada Grey
Mister Kool by Soni Jorgensen
Moose Chunks & Me by Joe Ollinger & Francis Howell
Mr. Unlucky by Tony Nichols
My Friend Gerald by Pat C Ames
Naked Ambition by Thomas M. Williams
Ninth Lord of the Night by Cash Anthony
One Bad Astronaut by Leslie Longworth Weil
Orcadia by Steven Zawacki
Paint It Red by Aron Watman
Party Games by Nicholas Coviello
Past Mistakes by Maria Mathis
Piphilology by Alan Boltz
Please Kill Mr. Know It All by Sandra Feldman
Price of a Child by Teri Phinazee
Private Reel by Santa Sierra
RED TIDE * bloom by Flo Young
Run Ran Run by Tom Nolan
Sheep by Louaine Collier Elke
Sidepass by Wendy A. Davies
Subject No. 15 by Catherine Dutko
The 49th Day by Craig Peters
The Bonsai by Jason Whiton
The Gravy Bros. by Nicholas Yost & Daniel Short
The Identity Thief by Michael Mahoney
The Illumination of One Rupert by Bryan MacBain
The Italian Lover by Suzanne Griffin
The Jacaranda Tree by Alex Broun
The Language of Leaves by Michael J. Elsey
The Last Will and Testament of the Notorious Dr. Strange by George Petersen
The Midnight Midwife by Lisa Bolekaja & Mandla Bolekaja
The Perfect World by Joseph Frio
The Piano Tuner by Timo E. Peltonen
The Return of the Unnamed Hero by Janet Wells
The Shadow Before by Martin McSweeney
The Target by Gary Hoover and Beth Hoover
The Yellow Canary by John-Michael Bister
These Girls by Diana Peterson
Too Much Afternoon by Squire Jones
Ultraviolet Child by James Ossi
Unnatural Girl by Callie Lane
Westbound Train by Jonathan Heatt


Updated: 08/02/2008

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Contact

Hollywood , CA 90078
(323) 785-2338 (voice)

Web:
https://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/
Email:
info@bluecatscreenplay.com

Contact: Gordy Hoffman, Founder
MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 194    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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