The BlueCat Screenplay Competition accepts both feature length and short screenplays, and in keeping with our longstanding tradition, every screenplay will receive one written analysis, with our best screenplays receiving over $40,000 in cash prizes.
SPECIAL EARLY DEADLINE
The Special Early Entry Fee for all scripts received by June 15th is $55 for features and $35 for short screenplays.
All submissions received by June 15th will receive their written analysis by July 1st. The next analysis deadline isn’t until September!
Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has provided a community for the unknown screenwriter to develop their work, giving undiscovered talent a path to professional success.
BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
MOVIE TITLE CONTEST
Three Winners: $250 each
All screenplays entered by August 1st are eligible
Recent achievements by BlueCat Alumni include:
Aaron Guzikowski’s #1 Film “Prisoners,” starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Melissa Leo, was released in September 2013. He is also the creator of “The Red Road,” a Sundance Channel original series.
Young Il Kim’s script, “Rodham,” a 2012 Blacklist Script, recently attached director James Ponsoldt (“The Spectacular Now”). Young recently won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant from Sundance, where he will write a biopic on Stephen Hawking.
Ana Lily Amipour’s debut feature, “A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night”, premiered at 2014 Sundance.
Ashleigh Powell sold her script, “SomaCell,” to Warner Brothers, with David Goyer attached to produce.
SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY:
BlueCat Screenplay Competition