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Save the Cat Screenplay Challenge

Our approach is simple: a screenplay competition that uses the same language the writer, the reader and the decision makers use.A novel idea, right? Get everyone working off of the same page, literally! ????We are fortunate enough that Save the Cat! and the 15 story points (our beat sheet) is part of creative culture and has become the shared langu....

The Great American Script Contest

A contest with useful prizes and legit connections. Winning scripts read by and/or pitched to Circle of Confusion x 2, writer/show developer at Showtime + Netflix, Innovative Artists, TV agent at WME and more to be added. Winning Feature script table read in Chicago with SAG/AFTRA, AEA and top-improv talent. April 20th during Chicago Script Da....

Screenwriting Master Contest

The Screenwriting Master Contest is an annual screenplay competition founded in 2018. The panel consists of writers, producers, and directors who have worked on everything from studio features to independent films. The panel will judge the first three rounds of the competition. We then turn the final decisions over to our guest jury members to dete....

ISA Fast Track Fellowship

 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:Top 50 Screenwriters have been announced! Please go to the Announcements tab to view.  Undiscovered Writers of All Levels Wanted!If you've got potential and passion for screenwriting, we want to find you.  Accepting Features & TV Pilots (Both run together to determine chosen fellows.) The&....

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund

Discovering screenwriting talent from around the world. The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers an opportunity for emerging screenwriters and filmmakers to have their short film financed and produced.  The Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. We accept short scripts, animations, and proof of concept ....

Nicholl Fellowship

The Academy's Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting is an international screenwriting competition established to identify and encourage talented new screenwriters. Up to five $35,000 Fellowships are awarded annually. The competition has received a record 7,197 entries for 2012.....

Oaxaca Film Festival

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Hollywood International Screenwriting Competition

We are the home of the entertainment industry and we get our winners the exposure they deserve. Our goal is to connect writers with agents, managers, and producers. Most great films are made in Hollywood. Most Award winning films have been made in Hollywood and the majority of Award winning artists live in Hollywood so it makes sense to get your sc....

Boston Galactic STARS

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WILDsound FEEDBACK Film and Screenplay Festival

Monthly Festival Deadlines. Festival where your script/novel is performed by professional actors and shown online. Videos garner 1000s of views. Occurs at least twice a month in downtown Toronto, Canada. Watch recent and past winning readings: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com ISA CONNECT Members receive $10 off.   Our mandate first a....

Table Read My Screenplay - Chicago

Table Read My Screenplay has been named one of the Best Screenplay Competitions of 2017 by MovieBytes! A Table Read can help change your script, one of ours can jump-start your career... GRAND PRIZE FEATURE/PILOT WINNER FLOWN TO NEW ORLEANS for a Trip of a Lifetime!Features, TV Pilots, and Shorts AcceptedWe're also honoring ....