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.

Short Film Production Fund

Next Deadline: June 30th, 2017
Final Deadline: June 30th, 2017

Horror Contest

Next Deadline: July 1st, 2017
Final Deadline: July 1st, 2017

WeScreenplay TV Contest

Next Deadline: July 7th, 2017
Final Deadline: July 7th, 2017

Napa Valley Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: July 7th, 2017
Final Deadline: July 28th, 2017

Shorts Competition

Next Deadline: August 1st, 2017
Final Deadline: August 1st, 2017

The International Family & Faith Film Festival

Next Deadline: June 29th, 2017
Final Deadline: December 14th, 2017

FilmQuest

Next Deadline: July 2nd, 2017
Final Deadline: July 2nd, 2017

SF Indie Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: July 7th, 2017
Final Deadline: November 28th, 2017

ITVFest Television Writing Competition

Next Deadline: July 15th, 2017
Final Deadline: July 15th, 2017