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 24th year, is accepting submissions for its 2022 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
Opening July 11, 2021 Feature Screenplay $50, Pilot $45, Short Script $35.
Earlybird September 12, 2021 Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot $55, Short Script $45.
Regular October 11, 2021 Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot $65, Short Script $55.
Final November 14, 2021 Feature Screenplay $75, Pilot $70, Short $60.
Late December 12, 2021 Feature $80, Pilot $75, Short $65. 10

Final Resubmission Deadline: February 21st, 2022. 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

  • The Grand Prize Winner will receive $5,000. All scripts submitted (Features, Pilots and Shorts) are eligible.
  • The Feature Screenplay Winner will receive $2,000.
  • The Pilot Winner will receive $2,000.
  • The Short Script Winner will receive $2,000.
  • The Fellini Award will be awarded to the Best Screenplay from any category (Feature, Pilots or Short) of the 2021 Competition written by a screenwriter residing outside the USA and will receive $1000.

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: 196    
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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: 196    
Have you entered?
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Contest News

BlueCat Announces 2021 Contest Winners

Astray by Faizan Kareem has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition. The Feature, Pilot, Short, and Fellini Award Winners have also been announced. [Updated: 05/19/2021]

BlueCat Names Contest Finalists

BlueCat has announced their 2021 Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Script finalists. [Updated: 05/12/2021]

BlueCat Names Semifinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2021 Feature, Pilot, and Short Script Semifinalists. [Updated: 04/13/2021]

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition has announced their feature, pilot, short script semifinalists for 2021. [Updated: 03/31/2021]

BlueCat Announces Grand Prize Winner

The BlueCat Screenwriting Competition has named Jane Barr and their 2020 Grand Prize Winner for her script, An American Tale. [Updated: 05/19/2020]

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Interviews

MovieBytes Interview: Gordy Hoffman

An interview with Gordy Hoffman regarding the BlueCat Writing Competition. [Updated: 01/29/2007]

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Lily Amirpour

An interview with screenwriter Lily Amirpour regarding the BlueCat Contest Writing Competition. [Updated: 03/06/2008]

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Rick Stempson

An interview with screenwriter Rick Stempson regarding the BlueCat Writing Competition. [Updated: 02/07/2007]

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: 196    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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