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Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 9/18/2017

By Staff · September 18, 2017

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly screenwriting contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news, updates, and announcements for emerging screenwriters looking to make a splash. Screenwriting competitions are tried and true when it comes to planting a foot firmly in the appropriate door, so remember to check back often (every Monday) for the most up-to-date info on all the weekly winners and deadlines!

Contest News, Updates, and Announcements:

Austin Film Festival Announces 2017 Screenplay Semifinalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced the screenplays advancing to the semifinal round of their prestigious, annual writing competition. The full list of semifinalists, sorted by genre and format, is available here.

PAGE Announces Finalists in 2017 Competition

The finalists have been announced for the 2017 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. For the full list of finalists across all categories, click here.

Upcoming Screenwriting Contest Deadlines:

The following contest deadlines are fast approaching. Submit now! Screenplay Contest – $125
Final Deadline 10/9

ScreenCraft Action and Thriller – $69
Final Deadline 10/11

Script Pipeline First Look – $70
Late Deadline 10/15

Diverse Voices Presented by WeScreenplay – $55
Final Deadline 10/15

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