The Industry’s Top Screenwriting Competitions

Here’s a list of the Hollywood’s top screenwriting competitions dates and deadlines. Screenwriting contests are a good way to get your work read by entertainment industry professionals – and cash prizes are always nice!

Winning a major screenwriting competition is a great way for emerging screenwriters to get the attention of industry professionals.

ScreenCraft Drama Contest

Next Deadline: September 12th, 2017
Final Deadline: September 12th, 2017

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch TV Script Contest

Next Deadline: September 13th, 2017
Final Deadline: September 13th, 2017

Diverse Voices

Next Deadline: September 15th, 2017
Final Deadline: October 15th, 2017

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Contest

Next Deadline: October 11th, 2017
Final Deadline: October 11th, 2017

ScreenwritingU Screenplay Contest

Next Deadline: August 25th, 2017
Final Deadline: October 20th, 2017

The International Family & Faith Film Festival

Next Deadline: August 24th, 2017
Final Deadline: December 14th, 2017

SF Indie Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: November 14th, 2017
Final Deadline: November 28th, 2017

Austin Film Festival (Screenplays)

Next Deadline: Closed
Final Deadline: May 15th, 2017

WeScreenplay Feature Contest

Next Deadline: Closed
Final Deadline: December 2nd, 2016