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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/20/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Script Contest

Final Deadline: 10/25/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Final Deadline: 10/29/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Final Deadline: 10/30/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2018
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 10/31/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Universal Writers Program

Final Deadline: 10/31/2018
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco Indie Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/01/2018
WSPro Discount: No

TVWriter.Com People's Pilot

Final Deadline: 11/01/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Cinequest Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/02/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

CineStory TV/Digital Retreat & Fellowship

Final Deadline: 11/05/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Film Independent Screenwriting Lab

Final Deadline: 11/05/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/07/2018
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Athena Iris Lab

Final Deadline: 11/07/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Final Deadline: 11/08/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Destiny City Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/09/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 11/15/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays

Final Deadline: 11/15/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Willamette Writers FiLMLaBtv

Final Deadline: 11/16/2018
WSPro Discount: No

North American Film Awards

Final Deadline: 11/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Enter Stage Write New!

Final Deadline: 11/19/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Pitch Now Screenplay Competition New!

Final Deadline: 11/30/2018
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft $30,000 Film Fund

Final Deadline: 12/01/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Circus Road Screenplay Contest

Final Deadline: 12/01/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Barnstorm Fest

Final Deadline: 12/05/2018
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Stage 32 Romantic Comedy Screenwriting Contest New!

Final Deadline: 12/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Military Script Showcase

Final Deadline: 12/12/2018
WSPro Discount: No

2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/16/2018
WSPro Discount: No

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Final Deadline: 12/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: 12/17/2018
WSPro Discount: No

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2018 PAGE Award Winners Announced

Updated: 10/16/2018

The winners of the 2018 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards contest have just been announced, and the Judges have presented this year’s $25,000 Grand Prize to Kevin Bachar from New York City for his riveting action script TUNDRA KILL. In addition, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Prizes have been awarded to writers in ten different genre categories.


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ScreenCraft Names Public Domain Contest Winners

Yellow by Zara Meerza has been selected as the grand prize winner of the inaugural ScreenCraft Public Domain Competition. A pilot set at the end of the 19th century as the bitter rivalry between Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst reaches a boiling point and "yellow journalism" is born. [Updated: 10/16/2018]

ScreenCraft Names Horror Contest Winner

Burner by Mukilan Thangamani has been selected as the grand prize winner of the 2018 ScreenCraft Horror Competition. Drawing inspiration from Strangers on a Train, Maya uses a black-market phone app to kill her sexually abusive boss, only to find she must repay the favor. [Updated: 10/16/2018]

Finish Line Announces 2018 Semifinalists

The Finish Line Script Competition has announced the 67 semifinalists for their 2018 contest. [Updated: 10/16/2018]

ScreenCraft Names 2018 Short Screenplay Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced their 2018 Short Screenplay semifinalists. [Updated: 10/12/2018]

Scriptapalooza Posts Video Interviews with 2018 Contest Winners

Scripapalooza has posted video interviews with their 2018 Contest Winners Angela & Darren Croucher, Beth Ashby, and George Caine. [Updated: 10/12/2018]

One-Day Halloween Screenplay Contest Announced

Submit your feature or short screenplay in The Poe Contest during the 24 hours of Halloween (October 31, your prevailing time), and you'll learn whether you've won our $100 cash prize in a week. [Updated: 10/09/2018]

ScreenCraft Names Public Domain Contest Finalists

ScreenCraft has announced the top 10 finalists of their Public Domain Screenplay Contest, a competition that highlights Hollywood's longstanding tradition of adaptations based on free intellectual property in the public domain, such as folk tales, fairy tales, mythology and books and plays published before 1923. [Updated: 10/04/2018]

Universal Writers Program Now Open for Submissions

The Universal Writers Program, designed to identity both up-and-coming and experienced screenwriters with unique points of view, is accepting entries through October 31, 2018. The only feature film program sanctioned by the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW), the Program develops storytellers who organically incorporate multicultural and global perspectives in screenwriting. [Updated: 10/04/2018]

Austin Fest Names Script Competition Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced the 2018 Script Competition Semifinalists, representing the top 2% of all submissions. They were chosen from a record field of 10,580 scripts entered in the AFF Screenplay, Digital Series, Playwriting, and Fiction Podcast Competitions. [Updated: 09/19/2018]

Academy Names Nicholl Fellowship Winners

Three individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 8, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. [Updated: 09/19/2018]

Scriptapalooza Names Contest Winners

Angela & Darren Croucher have been named their $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of the Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition for their script, 1000 Beautiful Watts. [Updated: 09/18/2018]

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Tillie

A gifted girl struggles against her tyrannical father to become a teacher and her own woman against the backdrop of 1890s Pennsylvania Dutch Country. (Based on the novel "Tillie, a Mennonite Maid; A Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch"
Author: David Chester & Blake Pinter
Genre: Drama

Big Sister

A successful woman abandons her career to save her destitute younger sister, but her enabling tactics backfire and she becomes the one who needs to be saved.
Author: David Chester/Blake Pinter
Genre: Drama

Mend

A young widow with two children pursues her dream of opening a custom upholstery shop in defiance of her critical mother—and finds unexpected support from the brother-in-law she blames for her husband's death.
Author: David Chester/Blake Pinter
Genre: Drama,Family

Curious Buddies

*** It's not your mother's buddy movie. It’s a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social Network with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Thriller,Action-Adventure

Cirque D' Etoiles

*** Russian astronaut, thrown out of the space program, hijacks a space taxi going to the International Space Station. An intergalactic, time warp, adventure to the future.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Thriller,Action-Adventure,Sci-Fi

Lotus Operandi

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, LA LA Land meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Romantic Comedy,Thriller

Noctume's Rainbow

Kids and their dogs, find the rainbow bridge in a snowstorm. They teleport, fly, zoom through tunnels, and levitate, around this heaven-like universe.They have a lot of fun, but get a few surprises along the way, from messages, and musical communication with angels and whales....to a run in with a demon. They meet up with their recently departed Grandfather, and his dog, who helps them return home.
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Fantasy,Supernatural,Animation

City Dwellers

A Veteran FBI Agent outsmarts a cult of young cyber crooks. The crafty FBI Agent with the help of a New York Company that specializes in security services and equipment, tracks down, hunts and arrests a syndicate of interns working in these cities. It's MAD MEN meets CRIMINAL MINDS.
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Comedy,Action-Adventure

The Unemployment Line

A disgruntled Manager at the Unemployment office is having a really bad day. First there's the dirty Geese, then the slobs in the parking lot...and to top it off? One of his employee's is feeding them! It's a comedy expressso. A bold blend of "The Office and Seinfield with a shot of "How I met Your Mother."
Author: janet caulfield
Genre: Comedy

The Call Center

Locusts invade the building, the adherence schedules are off kilter, and one of the night managers is watching TV and preaching the word. Meet the staff of the Call Center where "the prisoners run the prison". But it's just a cup of coffee, for the merry go round of Managers in this wacky environment
Author: Janet Caulfield
Genre: Drama,Comedy

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