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    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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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 Names Short Script Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has announced their Short Screenplay Quarterfinalists for 2015, representing approximately the top 5 percent of 1730 entries.

A Life in Limbo Gill White
A Trip Down Mary Ann Lane Despina Karintis
Alienation Alliteration Karen Lothan
An Ordinary WednesdaySaturday Nick McMurdy
Ark City Jazz Boaz David Dror
Avid Sniffer Lauri Lippmaa
Balloon Guy Paul Williams
Belonging Jessica Spinelli
Between the Rock Richard D. Kinsella
Bingo Daniel Pike
Boomerang April McKay
Boomerang the Great Ana Djordjevic
Breathe Theo James Krekis
Browsing Kevin Noonan
Cobblestone Waltz Klemen Novak
Come of Age Gerard Dempsey
Confiance Tony French
Cricket Jim Berg
Daddy's Girl Napoleon Ryan
Deal With It: A Tale of a Loving Father Nicholas Hewitt & Nick Marro
Do Not Disturb Ellen Hall
Double Dealing Tracey Robinson
Dragonslayer Tim Viola
Droppings Chris Thompson
8:49 David Burton
Elixir Colin Scott
Endorheic Jeremy Yonzon
Family Programming Gregg Paul Bachman
Family Trip Eric Wall
Father Corina Maritescu
Feral Jaine N. Eira
Fire Brian MacEvilly
First Day Anabelle Vo
Generation Ship Gerrit Thompson
Girl At The Window Ed Wiles
Gloaming Ben Lange
Goodbye Fusion Anne-Sophie Marie
Gorgeousroomkissingville Sam Mossler
Hairline Edmund Miller
Hands Free Gerard Dempsey
Hanged Tongues E?lyssa Marcoux-Bissoondath
Happy Birthday Jan Pavlacky
Head Trip Latte Yordi Capo?
Hit the Dog Gabriel Loza
Home Fires Burning Anders Vacklin
How I Met Your Daddy Sivuyile Chitywa
How Winter Kills Jack E. Norton
If You Go There Stacy Alynn
Immaculate Deception Haldon Richardson
Incident on I-95 Fred Perry
Joy Ride Niav Conty
Khalid Waseem Salim Penn
Labor Day Kallie Tenney
Les The Punter Julian Williams
Life Cycle Shelia Watson
Little Mate Keagan Teare
Loose Ends David Viau
Miss Moscow Michele Atkins
Moment Mob Geoffrey Uloth
Next Declan Donohoe
Once Upon A Zombie Invasion Sarah Loeppke
One Pin Spare Ashley Pollard
Order 101 Karen Hope
Phoenix Sarah Counsell & Simon James Green
Pretzelina E.M. Davis
Prisoner and Bird Jillian Moylan
Reaper Patrick Mahon
Reboot Dave Lacey
Replanting Mary Krell-Oishi
Silenced Sandra Held
Silk Danielle Barcena
Six Months of Wonder Woman Susan Fleming
Sol Amor Francis Theodore Sallo
Sophie's Promise Terry Coffey
Statuesque Shane Murphy
Strangers in the Night Kara Cutruzzula
Stronghold Cornelius Murphy
Tether Eve Symington
The Cleaner Manos Ioannou
The Diary of a Chosen One Brittany Drawdy
The Gazebo Richard Willett
The Goldfish David Yap
The Kung-Fu Rock Chick Caryn McCann
The Last Days of the Dolores Project Ludwig Thelin
The Last Sneeze Andrew Pittman
The Letter Alvin Easter
The Line Ryan Cope
The Man with Hairy Teeth Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
The Millionaire's Wife Jeremiah Lewis
The More Things Change Ashley Rachel
The Only Fruitcake April McKay
The Projectionist Guy Pooles
The Railroad Lady Timo von Gunten
The Runner Edgar Cancel
The Strange and Crude Yet Punctilious Fate of Epoch Crab Dennis T. Nixon
The Undisputed Champion of the World John Morrison
2084 Matthew Wygodny
Una Plus Lionel Angelique Moseley
Unsupervised Dylan Evans
Vampir Anya Beyersdorf
Vendgeance Machine John Shelley
Wake Darren Robert Tibbits
Warring Sighs Claire Nicol
Watermelons Lorie Delap
When The Ghost Left Alyssa Yerga-Woolwine
Wolfmother Emily Bloom
Your Children Are Not Yours Mitja Sirola
Zen and Gummy Bears Max Liedtka


Updated: 03/01/2015

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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