Contest Calendar

Following are just a few upcoming screenwriting contest deadlines. Follow the links for entry information, prizes available, and fees. Always do your due diligence by reading the terms and conditions of any contest to protect your screenplay from unscrupulous competitions.

Open for submission

Austin Film Festival – 2019 competitions open for submissions

Dec. 16

BlueCat Screenplay Competition – final deadline

Screencraft Cinematic Short Story Contest – final deadline

Dec. 17

International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition – final deadline

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search – final deadline

Dec. 21

Vail Film Festival Screenwriting Competition – extended deadline

WeScreenplay Feature Competition – final deadline

Dec. 30

ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest – final deadline

Dec. 31

Nashville Film Festival – regular deadline

Jan. 2-31

Nickolodeon Writing Program – submission period open

Feb. 15

Nashville Film Festival – late deadline 

April 5

Nashville Film Festival – extended deadline

 Look for more contest listings on Moviebytes.