Following is a list of approved screenwriting contests, however a winning placement in any contest may qualify you for the Contest of Contest Winners. If you do not see your contest listed here, send us verification via email to of the contest in which you won or placed, and we will review its eligibility.

Placement in these Contests Is Enough, as indicated:
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting – Quarterfinalists and beyond
Fade In Awards – Semi-finalists and beyond
Final Draft’s Big Break International Screenwriting Competition – Semi-finalists and beyond
PAGE Awards – Quarterfinalists and beyond
ScreenCraft Genre Screenplays Contests – Quarterfinalists and beyond
Stage 32 Happy Writers Feature Contest – Finalists and beyond
Slamdance- Semi-finalists and beyond
Cinequest- Semi-finalists and beyond
Nantucket Contest- Semi-finalists and beyond
Rhode Island Script Contest (it’s Oscar-qualifying for film)- Semi-finalists and beyond
Tracking B Contest- Semi-finalists and beyond
Story Pros- Semi-finalists and beyond

Finalists in these Contests and others for consideration (inquire with us):
20/20 Screenwriting Contest
A Feeding Frenzy Screenwriting Competition
AAA Contest with Creative Screenwriting
Acclaim Film
Action On Film
ACES Competition
AFI/Maui Writers Conference International Screenwriting Competition
Ajijic Festival Internacional de Cine
American Accolades Screenwriting Competition
American Screenwriters Association/Gotham Writer’s Workshop
American Screenwriting Competition
American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest
America’s Best Writing Competition
Anything But Hollywood Screenplay Competition
AURA Screenwriter Awards
Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest
Blue Sky International Film Festival’s Screenplay Competition
Bluecat Screenplay Competition
Breckenridge Screenplay Competition
Champion Screenwriting Competition
Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project
Cinestory Screenwriting Awards (ISA)
Contest of Contest Winners
Courier Awards
Creative World Awards
Cynosure Screenwriting Awards
Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship
Emerging Screenwriters
Expose It! Comedy Screenplay Competition
FilmMakers International
Find the Funny Comedy Screenwriting Contest
Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition
Gimme Credit International Screenplay Competition
Hollywood’s Next Success Screenwriting Contest
Hollywood Scriptwriting Contest
Hollywood Symposium Screenplay Contest monthly
Horror Screenplay Contest
International Screenwriting Awards
Indie Gathering Script Writing Contest
Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays
Monterey Screenplay Competition
Moondance International Film Festival
MTV FILMS Present The New York Int’l Latino Film Festival Screenwriters Competition
Nantucket Film Festival Screenplay Competition
National Screenwriting Competition
Nevada Film Office Screenwriting Competition
New Century Writer Awards
New York Screenplay Contest
Nickelodeon Writing Program
One In Ten Screenplay Contest
Practical Paradox Bi-Annual Screenplay Competition
Red Inkworks Screenwriter’s Competition
Reel Writers
Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Richmond International Film Festival Screenplays Awards
Rome Independent Film Festival
Saguaro Film Festival
Screamfest Horror Film Fest & Screenplay Comp
Screenplay Festival
Scr(i)pt Magazine Open Door Contest sponsored by Industry Entertainment
ScriptDoctor Sunscreen Screenplay Competition
Script Pipeline Screenwriting (formerly PIMP)
Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition
ScriptVamp’s Dream Quest: Feature Screenwriting Competition
Script Shark
ShriekFest Horror/SciFi Screenplay Competition
Shore Scripts
Slamdance Screenplay Competition
Socially Relevant Film Festival
Split-Screenplay Contest
SQUARE magazine Screenwriting Award
Stage 32 New Blood Screenwriting Contest
StoryPros Awards Contest
StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
Sundance Institute Screenwriter’s Lab
Table Read My Screenplay
Telluride Indiefest
Tennessee Screenwriting Association Script Competition
Texas Film Institute Screenplay Competition Screenplay Contest
Vail Film Festival Screenwriting
Warner Bros. Writers Workshop
WMCm Monthly
WeScreenplay International
Westchester International Film Festival
Wildsound Reading Series
Woods Hole Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Words From Here Annual Contest
Worldfest – Houston Int’l Film Festival
Writers Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition
WriteMovies International Screenwriting Contest
Writers Place