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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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?
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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 Feature Script Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2015 semifinalists, representing approximately the top 2% of 4,492 submissions.

A Guy Walks Into A Bar by Linnea Gelland
A Meeting in Seville by Paul Mendelson
A Mischief of Rats by Franklin Friedlander
Adventure Has A Name by Justin Piasecki
Assisted Dying by Nick Chianese
Black Santa by Darren Dillman
Broken Futures by Chris Welsh
Brooklyn Graffiti by Javier Ortiz
Butter Side Up by Kitty Percy
Chamelon by Paula Lewis
Children of the Fire by Eric Hueber
Chiriaco Summit by Ryan Vaughn
Cooties by Frank Longo
Dead Tired by Geoffrey Uloth
Deserter by Conall Pendergast & Hugh Gibson
Don’t Mess with Mr. Meow Meow by Robert Broderick
Dwayne and Connor’s 10th Grade Mixtape by Mercedes Brazier-Thurman
Far From Cool by Augustus Rose
Footsteps Of My Father by Erik V Wolter
4 Corners by David Morring
Frog’s Born by Zoe Hatfield
Ganbaru by Todd Maetani
George! by Leonardo Noboru de Lima
Gifted by Angelina Karpovich
Girls in White by Chloe Sabbs
Graves of Lesser Men by Conor King Devitt
Half Of Me by Sage Wells
Happy Birthday, Ray! by Kathryne Isabelle Easton
Herland by Derek J. Pastuszek
Hindsight by Janice Hallett
Hopes Twenty by Craig A Rutherford & Lee Betteridge
Hunter Lake by J. Holtham
i by Alex Rollins Berg
If I Were You by Allison Buckmelter & Nicolas Buckmelter
Kerry Dunbar by Evan Laughlin
Kevin by Chas Fisher
Kings Of Hot Springs by Dana Deree
Lilly Loves Phoenix by Maarit Nissilä
Marilyn by Peggy Bruen
Method by Laurie Nunn
Montage by Michael F. Brown
Mouth by Kimi Howl Lee
New York is a Friendly Town by Chad Schneider
Ninety Proof by Nick Lentz
Paralysis by Dan Cassell
Patchwork by A.E. Keener
Pedro by Amelia Phillips
Perspektive by Michael Deuschel
Plan C by P. Patrick Hogan & Steve Loh
Sawbuck by Mark Strauss
Scriptures and Cigarettes by Joseph O’Driscoll
Selling Water by the River by James Connelly & Justin LaForge
Sex Monsoon by Anna Maganini
Sibling Rivalry by Ehren Hotchkiss & Brian Hotchkiss
Sins of a Super Hero by Dennis Douda
Sky Thief by Jamie Barthol
Slave by Alejandro Sesma
Social Chameleon by Alexandra Weir
Speed by Ryan Jennifer
Storm House by Mark Hibbett
Sweet Souls Atrocious by Tracey Bradley
Taking the Toll – The Life and Life of Gilbert Booth by Theodore Schaefer & Patrick Lawler
Tansen by Aarthi Ramanathan
The Adventures of Vagabond & Vixen by Jeff Rohrick
The Anxieties of Peter Wilhelm by Palmer Holton
The Aryan Bookstore by Harold Zellman & Shelley Zellman
The Ballad of Wilbur Wright by Stephen Woodward
The Candy Cane Soldier by Evan Cooper & Brodie Cooper
The Cedars of Lebanon by Charlotte Gajek
The City of Artists by Eurydice Da Silva
The Consultant by David Fairhurst
The Day We Tried to Live by Sergio Padilla
The Dead House by Shannon Pestock
The Ghost by David Bullock
The Good Buy by Szilvia Borsan
The Lawn Girl Diaries by Deirdre Morales
The Prodigy by Tommy Trull
The Savage Land by Jesus Celaya
The Secrets of Belford by Taylor Gillen
The Tenant by Janet J. Lawler
This Old Man by Nicholas Oktaras
Tiny by Kendell Courtney Klein
Triskaidekaphobia by Brian Padian
Twains, Trains And Riverboats: The Absolutely True Story of How Mark Twain Saved America by Kevin Cleary & Patti Vasquez
Warsaw by Kimberly Kaplan
White Label by Greg Gilpatrick
Worm Head by Jonathan Crow
Wrong Blonde by Anthony Egan



Updated: 03/16/2015

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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