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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

2018 PAGE Award Winners Announced

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.

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

Finish Line Script Competition Names Quarterfinalists

The Finish Line Script Competition has announced their 2018 quarterfinalists, a mixed list of television pilots and screenplays.

Updated: 09/18/2018

Scriptapalooza Names Fellowship Winner

Lyn Pinezich has been named the Scriptapalooza Fellowship winner for her script Julie and Romeo, and will attend a Robert McKee STORY Seminar (hotel and airfare included).

Updated: 09/15/2018

2018 PAGE Awards Finalists Announced

The judges have now announced the Finalists in the 2018 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition, representing the Top 10 scripts in each of the contest's ten genre categories.

Updated: 09/15/2018

Stage32 Announces National Lampoon Search for Comedy Gold Finalists

Stage32 and National Lampoon have announced the Finalists for their "Search for Comedy Gold" Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/15/2018

ScreenCraft Names Spring Film Fund Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for ScreenCraft's 2018 Spring Film Fund.

Updated: 09/14/2018

ScreenCraft Names Short Script Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has named the quarterfinalists for their 2018 Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 09/14/2018

Filmmatic Names Screenplay Award Winners and Finalists

Greg Mania has been named the overall winner of the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards for his script Mania, an edgy and brazen TV Comedy Pilot.

Updated: 09/07/2018

ScreenCraft Names Horror Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the semifinalists for their 2018 Horror Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 09/07/2018

Scriptapalooza Announces TV Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza has named their TV Pilot, Sitcom, 1-Hour, and Reality TV Contest Winners.

Updated: 09/06/2018

CWA Names Contest Winners

El Camino de Milagros by Drew Mackinstosh has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Creative World Awards.

Updated: 09/04/2018

Writers and Filmmakers Announces Winning Script

Winning filmmaker Boris Schaarschmidt has selected Ryan Powell's Just a Hit of Garlic as the winning script in the lastest installment of the Writers and Filmmakers Competition.

Updated: 09/03/2018

ScreenCraft Announces Public Domain Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2018 ScreenCraft Public Domain Screenplay Contest, which 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: 08/31/2018

Poe Films Names Burning Love Semifinalists

Poe Films has announced the 20 semifinalists for the 2018 Burning Love Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 08/31/2018

CineStory Names Feature Fellowship Winner

Travis Opgenorth has been named the winner of the 2018 CineStory Feature Fellowship for his script, The Poacher.

Updated: 08/30/2018

CWA Names Finalists

The Creative World Awards have announced their finalists for 2018:

Updated: 08/30/2018

Write/LA Names Industry Insiders

Write/LA has announced five industry insiders, each of whom will read one of eight finalist scripts and give the writer(s) written feedback.

Updated: 08/28/2018

Scriptapalooza Announces Short Script Contest Winners

Reflection 5, by Brian Dorman, has been named the winner of the Scriptapalooza Short Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 08/23/2018

ScreenCraft Names Spring Film Fund Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced their 2018 Spring Film Fund quarterfinalists, chosen from nearly two thousand applications.

Updated: 08/20/2018

PAGE Awards Names 2018 Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2018 Page Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 08/20/2018

Scriptapalooza Names Top 30 Screenplays

The Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition has announced their top 30 screenplays for 2018.

Updated: 08/20/2018

CineStory Names Fellowship Finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2018 CineStory Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition.

Updated: 08/09/2018

Scriptapalooza Announces Semifinalists

Scriptapalooza has announced the 106 semifinalists for the 2018 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition. All 106 semifinalists will be promoted for an entire year.

Updated: 08/05/2018

ScreenCraft Names Horror Contest Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2018 Screencraft Horror Competition.

Updated: 08/03/2018

ScreenCraft Names Comedy Contest Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the semifinalists for their 2018 Comedy Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/03/2018

ScreenCraft Names Public Domain Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the quarterfinalists of the 2018 ScreenCraft Public Domain Screenplay Contest, which 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: 08/02/2018

Writers Lab Names Retreat Participants

The Writers Lab, produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film & Television and supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman, has announced their 2018 retreat participants.

Updated: 08/01/2018

Scriptapalooza Names Quarterfinalists

Scriptapalooza has announced the 481 quarterfinalists for the 2018 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 07/30/2018

Table Read My Screenplay Names Hollywood Contest Winners

Stringer by Elaine Loh has been named the winner of the 2018 Hollywood Table Read My Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 07/18/2018

CineStory Names Semifinalists

CineStory has announced the semifinalists for the 2018 CineStory Feature Retreat & Fellowship competition.

Updated: 07/18/2018

ScreenCraft Names Sci-fi Contest Winners

Sandino Moya-Smith's Monster Hunter has been named the Grand Prize Winner from among over 700 submissions to the ScreenCraft Sci-fi Screenplay Contest. The script focuses on a father/son team of cryptozoologists tasked with finding the Loch Ness monster. The contest jury this year included development executives from 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and United Picture Group.

Updated: 07/17/2018

Capital Fund Names Contest Winners

The Capital Fund Screenplay Contest has named their Contest Winners and "Hot 100" for 2018.

Updated: 07/17/2018

PAGE Announces 2018 Quarterfinalists

The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards has announced their 2018 Quarterfinalists, representing the top 10% of all entries in this year's contest.

Updated: 07/15/2018

Acclaim Announces Spring/Summer TV Contest Winners

Natural Law by Nick Marini has been named the winner of the Spring/Summer 2018 Acclaim TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/11/2018

ScreenCraft Names Comedy Quarterfinalists

Screencraft has named the quarterfinalists for their 2018 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 07/06/2018

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Finalists

Ten finalists have been announced from among more than 700 submissions to the 2018 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 07/06/2018

BlueCat Names Contest Winners

Death of a Fool by Ismael Gomez III & Joe Leone has been named the winner of the 2018 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 07/05/2018

BlueCat Names Finalists

BlueCat has announced their 2018 Feature, Pilot, and Short Screenplay finalists. Winners will be announced Thursday, July 5th.

Updated: 06/28/2018

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Winners

ScreenCraft has announced their 5th annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship winners. The program is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing mentorship and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives.

Updated: 06/22/2018

CineStory Annouces Quarterfinalists

CineStory has announced quarterfinalists for their 2018 Feature Retreat and Fellowship competition.

Updated: 06/21/2018

Austin Film Festival Announces Partners and Judges for Fiction Podcast Script Competition

In order to further expand their legacy of supporting storytellers, Austin Film Festival (AFF) is pleased to announce a distinguished panel of judges for its returning Fiction Podcast Script Competition, which includes development heads and creators of successful fiction podcasts such as THE BRIGHT SESSIONS and TUMANBAY.

Updated: 06/21/2018

ScreenCraft Announces China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship Winner

Craig Rosenthal has been named by Orb Media Group and ScreenCraft as the winner of the second annual China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship on the basis of his script #Cloudman.

Updated: 06/20/2018

StoryPros Names Award Winners

Christian Lybrook's City of Trees has been named the winner of the 11th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenwriting Competitition.

Updated: 06/16/2018

Scriptapalooza premieres new website, ventures into producing and announces Advisory Board

The Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition has dramatically updated their website, inserting all the movie posters they have been involved with over the years. Also, posting success stories of past winners, alumni and all the projects that have taken off since Scriptapalooza started in 1998.

Updated: 06/12/2018
HollywoodIQ:

Interview with ISA Fellowship Winner Sean Collins-Smith

Ever since graduating from film school in 2010, Sean Collins-Smith has wanted to move to Los Angeles to pursue a TV writing career. His goal seemed unobtainable, though, until he won an ISA Fast Track Fellowship on the basis of his pilots End of Life and Lifers Anonymous. As part of his ISA prize package, he scored a week of industry meetings and wound up signing with manager Jewerl Ross of Silent R Management. He'll be moving to Los Angeles in September.

Updated: 06/10/2018

Finalists Announced for 11th Annual StoryPros Awards

Finalists have been announced in all genres for the 11th Annual Story Pros Awards. Winners will be announced Friday, June 15th.

Updated: 06/09/2018

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Finalists

ScreenCraft has announced the 25 Finalists for their 2018 Fellowship, selected from a submission pool of more than 2,100 entries.

Updated: 06/08/2018

BlueCat Names Quarterfinalists

BlueCat has announced their 2018 Feature, Short, Pilot-Hour and Half-Hour quarterfinalists.

Updated: 06/07/2018

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Winners

Shore Scripts has announced Nora Kirkpatrick & Dennis McNicholas as the winners of their 2018 Short Film Fund. They'll be awarded a $10,000 grant to make their short film, Best Seller.

Updated: 06/06/2018

StoryPros Awards Names Semifinalists

Semifinalists have just been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 06/02/2018

ScreenCraft Names Sci-fi Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2018 ScreenCraft Sci-fi Screenplay Contest, representing the top ten percent of submissions received. The jury this year includes development executives from 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and United Pictures Group. Winners will be announced July 6th.

Updated: 06/01/2018

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has named their 2018 Short Film Fund Finalists.

Updated: 05/26/2018

StoryPros Awards Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 11th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 05/26/2018

Blumhouse Productions Set to Produce Script from Shore Scripts Alum Louis Ackerman

Shore Scripts has announced that their 2015 Contest Winner, Louis Ackerman, has set up his horror/thriller script, Flesh & Blood with Blumhouse Productions.

Updated: 05/25/2018

Scriptapalooza Names Fellowship Mentors

Scriptapalooza has named its industry mentors, one of whom who will provide six-months of mentorship to the winner of the Scriptapalooza Fellowship. Four other writers will receive 3-months of mentorship.

Updated: 05/17/2018

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has named their Screenwriting Fellowship Semifinalists, representing approximately the top 10% of all submissions.

Updated: 05/16/2018
HollywoodIQ:

On Winning the Austin Film Festival Script Competition, Part II

Troy Anthony Miller shares some thoughts about what it takes to win the Austin Film Festival Script Competition ... twice!

Updated: 05/11/2018
HollywoodIQ:

On Winning the Austin Film Festival Script Competition, Part I

Are there actually writers out there who enter screenplay competitions thinking they might win? Because I am mostly certainly not that kind of writer.

Updated: 05/07/2018

ScreenCraft Names Sci-Fi Contest Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced from among nearly 800 submissions to the ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Screenplay Contest.

Updated: 05/04/2018

ISA Names Fast Track Fellowship Winners

Ned Farr and Sean Collins-Smith have been named the International Screenwriters Association's Fast Track VII Fellowship Winners.

Updated: 04/27/2018

Universal Names Writers Program Participants

Universal Writers Program has announced their 2018 participants. The program is a one-year track that gives writers the opportunity to develop two feature scripts under the guidance of Universal and Focus Features production executives and producers.

Updated: 04/20/2018

Scriptapalooza Interviews Fellowship Winner

Scriptapalooza has posted an interview with their 2017 Fellowship Recipient Natasha Paris.

Updated: 04/19/2018

ScreenCraft Names 5th Annual Fellowship Quarterfinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the quarterfinalists for their 5th Annual ScreenCraft Fellowship Competition.

Updated: 04/18/2018

ScreenCraft Names Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship Finalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the ScreenCraft/Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship, representing approximately the top 10% of all applicants.

Updated: 04/11/2018

ScreenCraft Names Family Script Contest Winner

Nickerbacher by Terry John Barto has been named the winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest. Repeatedly praised for its unique premise and strong character dynamics, it is an innovative story of a dragon who moves to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a comedian and paves the way for civil rights.

Updated: 04/10/2018

Fresh Voices Names Contest Winners

Those Who Hear by Jerome Velinsky has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017-18 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 04/09/2018

FilmMakers.com Names Feature Script Contest Finalists

FilmMakers has announced the finalists of the 16th Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards.

Updated: 03/29/2018

American Gem Names Short Screenplay Contest Winners

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the winners of the 13th Annual American Gem Literary Festival. The Competition attracted a total of 1309 entries worldwide, including 1,026 short scripts, 221 short stories, 51 TV scripts, 5 treatments and 6 documentaries.

Updated: 03/29/2018

Fresh Voices Names Contest Finalists

Fresh Voices has announced their 2017-2018 contest finalists.

Updated: 03/27/2018

1st TV Script Writing Competition Names Contest Winners

Persuasion by Susan Hippen has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 3rd annual '1st TV Script Writing Competition' from FilmMakers.com.

Updated: 03/24/2018

ScreenCraft Names Cinematic Short Story Winners

Syringe-Fed Ferrets by Samuel Martin has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Story Contest. Missives From The Green Campaign by David Armstrong has been named the runner-up.

Updated: 03/22/2018

Austin Fest Announces Josephson Entertainment Screenwriting Fellowship

The Austin Film Festival has announced a partnership with producer Barry Josephson to present a Screenwriting Fellowship that will provide one-on-one mentorship in Los Angeles for two fellows – one writer or writing team with a feature script and one writer or writing team with a teleplay pilot – selected from the Final Round of this year's competition.

Updated: 03/20/2018

Poe Screenplay Contest Names Contest Winners

Karen McDermott's Custom of the Sea has been the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Poe Screenwriting Contest. The script, based on a true story, is about a judge who ponders a murder verdict when three sailors are imprisoned after cannibalism on a lifeboat.

Updated: 03/20/2018

Scriptapalooza Posts Interviews with TV Contest Winners

Scirptapalooza has posted video interviews with their 2018 ScriptapaloozaTV Contest Winners.

Updated: 03/20/2018

Poe Contest Names Contest Finalists

The Poe Contest has announced its 2018 screenplay finalists.

Updated: 03/15/2018

Shore Film Fund Winner
to Premier at Tribeca

Claire Fowler, the inaugural winner of the Shore Script Short Film Fund, will be premiering her winning short, Salam, at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Updated: 03/14/2018

Submissions Open for Stowe Story Labs

Application season to the sixth-annual Stowe Story Labs is now open. The Early Bird Application Fee is $40.

Updated: 03/14/2018

Launch Pad Names Feature Contest Winners

Brian T. Arnold's Friend of the Show has been named the Overall Winner of the 2017 Launch Pad Feature Screenplay Contest. The script is about a far-right news commentator who's kidnapped by a right-wing extremist group who want him to help lead their movement, not knowing that his television persona is a sham. When he discovers their plan to assassinate the president, he realizes he is the only one who can stop them.

Updated: 03/14/2018

ScreenCraft Names Film Production Fund Winners

Leading development consultancy and screenplay discovery platform ScreenCraft and Santa Monica-based media financier BondIt Media Capital have announced two recipients of their Fall 2017 Film Production Fund. The first is documentary project Karachi’s Unknown Dead, conceived by Samira Shackle, Owen Kean and Haya Fatima Iqbal. Innovative and impactful, the film is set in Karachi, Pakistan’s troubled, throbbing economic epicenter. It will center on the Edhi Foundation, which runs clinics, an ambulance service, a graveyard, and the city’s only functioning morgue and is the largest voluntary social welfare organization in the world. Per Shackle, Kean and Iqbal, “Its workers care for residents of Karachi from birth until death and after as they struggle against the dual pressures of poverty and violence. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the care they provide for these neglected dead: Edhi workers collect the bodies, try to track down their relatives, and ultimately bury them, according a respect in death that many did not have in life.”

Updated: 03/06/2018

CineStory Names 2018 TV/Digital Fellowship Winner

Naomi Iwamoto has been named the winner of 2018 CineStory TV/Digital Fellowship.

Updated: 03/06/2018

Fresh Voices Names Semifinalists

Fresh Voices has announced their 2017-2018 Semifinalists, the Top 100 Screenplays of their 8th Annual Screenplay Competition.  Judging continues into the third round of reading. Finalists and Spotlight Award Nominees will be announced March 27th.

Updated: 03/06/2018

ScreenCraft Names Family-Friendly Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest. The 80 screenplays advancing to the next round represent the top 12% of submissions received.

Updated: 03/02/2018

ScreenCraft Names Film Fund Finalists

ScreenCraft has named the 25 Finalists for the Fall, 2017 ScreenCraft Film Fund.

Updated: 02/28/2018

National Screenwriters Day Names Contest Winners

Radar Contact, by Delia Colvin, has been named the First Place Winner of the National Screenwriters Day Competition.

Updated: 02/27/2018

Table Read My Screenplay Names Contest Winners

Table Read my Screenplay has named their 2018 Park City Contest Winners.

Updated: 02/23/2018

American Zoetrope Names Contest Winner and Finalists

Caroline's Wedding Easmanie Michel, France-Luce Benson, and Darcy Miller has been named the Grand Prize Winner from among 1,600 submissions to the American Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/21/2018

ScreenCraft Names Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the second annual Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship. Two winners who will each be offered an option fee, one of which will be at least WGA minimum (up to $13,374) against a six-figure purchase price at WGA scale contingent on production (up to $133,739 each, depending on the final budget of each film).

Updated: 02/20/2018

ScreenCraft Names Short Story Semifinalists

Semifinalists have been announced for the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Story Contest, representing the top 12 percent of submissions received.

Updated: 02/19/2018

CineStory Names All TV Contest Winners

CineStory has announced their spec and original comedy and drama contest winners.

Updated: 02/15/2018
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