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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

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Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest

Final: 08/28/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Rome Independent Film Festival

: 08/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Moondance International Film Festival

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

ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest

Final: 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

Houston Comedy Film Festival

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

Austin Comedy Short 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

Cynosure Screenwriting Awards

Extended: 09/08/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final: 09/09/2019
WSPro Discount: No

The Script Lab's Free Contest New!

Final: 09/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Women in Film & Television Vancouver

Late: 09/17/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards New!

Final: 09/20/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WRPN Women's International Film Festival

Last Chance: 09/21/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

WriteMovies Horror Award 2019

Final: 09/29/2019
WSPro Discount: No Screenplay Contest

Really Late Extended: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch

Final: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Portland Comedy Film Festival

Final: 09/30/2019
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Middlebury Script Lab

Late: 10/05/2019
WSPro Discount: No

WriteMovies Fall 2019 Screenwriting Contest

Standard: 10/13/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Diverse Voices presented by WeScreenplay

Final: 10/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final: 10/15/2019
WSPro Discount: No

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Scriptapalooza Names Short Screenplay Contest Winners

Updated: 08/23/2019

Michael Fearths' Made You Better When I Died has been named the winner of the 2019 Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Competition.

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A burned out middle-age accountant and a young daredevil woman form an improbable alliance on a dangerous rescue-mission to Mexico. First Place, Screenplay Festival, 2017.
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CineStory Names Finalists

Finalists have been annonced for the 2019 CineStory Feature Fellowship. [Updated: 08/19/2019]

TrackingB Names TV Contest Winners

Matt Raner has been named the overall winner of the TrackingB TV Pilot Competition. The script, titled Hechicera is about a former FBI agent who lives a lonely life in a small Arizona town, until three cartel killers come hunting for an innocent immigrant girl hiding an unbelievable secret. [Updated: 08/19/2019]

Live Read/LA Names August Winners

Winners and finalists have been announced for the August, 2019 Live Read/LA Screenwriting Competition. The reading will be held on Monday, August 26th, 2019, with Industry Insider Hannah Ozer, a Literary Manager with Kaplan/Perrone. [Updated: 08/16/2019]

Scriptaplooza Names Screenplay Finalists

Scriptapalooza has announced the top 30 finalists for their 2019 Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 08/16/2019]

Scriptapalooza Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2019 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 08/06/2019]

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2019 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 08/03/2019]

Writers Lab Names Participants

Twelve writers have been selected to participate in the 2019 Writers Lab retreat to be held October 2-6, 2019 at the Guest House Retreat Center in Chester, CT. [Updated: 08/01/2019]

Scriptapalooza Names Fellowship Finalists

Scriptapalooza has the named six finalists from among 521 submissions to 2019 Scriptapalooza Fellowship Competition. [Updated: 07/29/2019]

PAGE Announces 2019 Quarterfinalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards has announced their 2019 Quarterfinalists, representing the top 10% of all entries in this year's contest. [Updated: 07/22/2019]

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A Risk Of Exposure

A promise made to her husband in Stalin's gulag pushes a ballet teacher to smuggle film of the atrocities to the West. With the help of an unexpected ally and the KGB in pursuit, will she succeed?
Author: Pamela Hunt
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Historical

Final Passage

The power of nature for spiritual healing of the human heart: After a life-changing summer solstice cruise, a grieving widow trades harsh Brooklyn for pristine Alaska where Archangel Gabriel bargains with God to give her husband’s soul more time before completely crossing over.
Author: Hester Schell
Genre: Drama


A dedicated teacher feels invisible after she loses her job, husband and cat on her 50th birthday, until she embraces the people she's always ignored, and embarks on a journey to recreate her purpose, build community and find new love.
Author: Gabriell De Bear Paye & Hester Schell
Genre: Comedy


A couple fights to save their home after violating local ordinance 583 ‘Lawns must be mowed every 2 weeks’, even when buried under snow in December!
Author: Russ Meyer
Genre: Comedy

Live, From The Milky Way

The crew of Earth's first starship journeys across the galaxy in search of extraterrestrial life, unaware that they're the stars of an intergalactic reality television show.
Author: Joe Borriello
Genre: Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Little Stepsisters

When a wealthy businessman and a waitress (each with an eight year old daughter) get married, they think they have the perfect family-unaware that their two darling angels are actually little menaces.
Author: Mandy Gales
Genre: Comedy,Family

Settling The Books

A cautious investigator is none the less drawn in, along with four other heirs, by the reading of a billionaire rare book dealer’s will, they’re sealed in an airtight panic room, and with only four hours air, must solve the centuries-old mystery contained in the book ‘The Castilian Cypher’ in order to escape.
Author: Russell Meyer
Genre: Drama,Thriller

The Glade

Rose Ferguson just wants the family back she’s never known. Unbeknownst to Rose, an ancient evil, that everyone fears, has made sure that reunion will never take place. When all seems lost, the one thing she always sought might be her only saving grace.
Author: Dallas Gibson
Genre: Thriller,Sci-Fi,Fantasy

Bodies By Grace

A wanna-be cop inherits the family business of body disposal for the mob but when she accidently gets rid of the wrong body, she's in danger when the mob wants the dead dude back.
Author: Patty Wilson
Genre: Comedy,Thriller

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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