10 Best Horror Movie Scripts You Can Download Today

10 Best Horror Movie Scripts You Can Download Today

Halloween is here. And that means it's time to grab some popcorn, lock the front door, and scare the heck...
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How to Write an Extended Reality (XR) Script: The Future of Film

How to Write an Extended Reality (XR) Script: The Future of Film

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are a big deal right now — especially for gamers. But the use...
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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 TSL Free Screenplay Contest!

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 TSL Free Screenplay Contest!

Faster Than Bullets by Patrick Holden has been selected as the winner of The Script Lab's 2020 Free Screenplay Contest....
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The 25 Most Iconic Character Descriptions in Film History

The 25 Most Iconic Character Descriptions in Film History

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How to Write a Great Logline: 3 Questions Every Logline Needs to Answer

A great logline might just be the most important part of your script. In fact, this one sentence can determine...
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How to Write a Montage: 3 Easy Ways to Format Your Script

How to Write a Montage: 3 Easy Ways to Format Your Script

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Roadmap's Diversity Initiative Competition

Next Deadline: October 25th, 2020
Final Deadline: October 25th, 2020

TrackingB Feature Script Contest

Next Deadline: October 26th, 2020
Final Deadline: October 26th, 2020

CineStory TV Retreat and Fellowship Competition

Next Deadline: October 26th, 2020
Final Deadline: October 26th, 2020

TSL Free Screenplay Contest

Next Deadline: Closed
Final Deadline: June 30th, 2020

Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

Next Deadline: October 26th, 2020
Final Deadline: January 18th, 2021

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Next Deadline: October 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: February 28th, 2021