Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 04/24/2017

By April 24, 2017Main

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news, and announcements for screenwriters looking to unleash their latest masterpiece on the right crowd. Screenwriting competitions are tried and true when it comes to making the sort of splash necessary for planting one’s foot firmly in the door, so remember to check back often (every Monday, in fact) for the most up-to-date info on all the weekly winners and deadlines! 

Let’s dive in, shall we?

Weekly News and Announcements:

The Nashville Film Festival Announces Finalists in 4th Annual Screenwriting Competition

54 finalists were selected from around the world, all placing within a variety of different genre and format categories. The grand prize winners will be announced at the Nashville Film Festival, which runs from April 20th, to the 29th. 

ScreenCraft Announces the Semi Finalists in Their 4th Annual Screenwriting Fellowship

Full list available at the link. This year, the semifinalists represent the top 10 percent of the scripts submitted. Chosen recipients receive ongoing professional support along with key introductions to industry movers and shakers.

Semi Finalists Announced in the WeScreenplay Shorts Screenwriting Contest

WeScreenplay has announced the 38 entries advancing to the semi-round for a fourth read. The winning script will receive a 10 thousand dollar production grant to be used as the filmmakers see fit. Check the link for the full list. 

Upcoming Deadlines:

The following deadlines are closing in fast! Submit now!

The La Screenwriter Logline Competition – 04/25/2017

New Media Film Festival Scripts Competition – 04/25/2017

WeScreenplay TV Pilot Screenwriting Contest – 04/28/2017

Hollywood Just4Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition – 04/28/2017

Finish Line Script Competition – 04/28/2017

TV Pitching Intensive: Hosted by Working TV Writers – Early Registration ends 04/30/2017

StoryPros Awards Contest – 04/30/2017

Silent River Screenplay Competition – 04/30/2017

Scriptapalooza Screenplay & Shorts Competition – 05/01/2017

iN_SCRiPT Short Screenplay Competition Too Short to Die – 05/01/2017

Toronto International Screenwriting Competition – 05/02/2017