2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition call for entries
The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 20th year, is accepting submissions for its 2018 competition.
Founded by award winning writer/director Gordy Hoffman in 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition’s commitment to develop and discover the unknown screenwriter continues to define their work today, becoming one of the largest and most prestigious screenplay competitions in the world.
BlueCat’s Winners and Finalists have been signed by major talent agencies like UTA, CAA and WME, sold their work to studios like Warner Bros., Paramount and Universal, and won major awards at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, all after being discovered by and winning BlueCat.
NEW PILOT AWARDS
Along with awards for feature screenplays and short scripts, BlueCat will now be offering awards for both hour and half hour pilot scripts.
WRITTEN FEEDBACK TO ALL ENTRANTS
BlueCat remains committed to the undiscovered writer, and will continue its tradition of providing written analysis on every script submitted.
THE FELLINI AWARD
International award, the Fellini Award, will be given to the best feature screenplay by a writer living outside the U.S.
Feature Screenplay Winner $10,000. Four Feature Finalists will receive $1000 each.
Short Script Winner $5,000. Four Shorts Finalists will receive $500 each.
Pilot (Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.
Pilot (Half-Hour) Winner $5,000. Four Pilot Finalists will receive $500 each.
The Fellini Award $1000.
Opening Deadline: October 15th, 2017. Feature Screenplay $45, Pilot (Hour) $40, Pilot (Half-Hour) $35, Short Script $35, Short Film $35.
Early Deadline: November 19th, 2017. Feature Screenplay $55, Pilot (Hour) $50, Pilot (Half-Hour) $45 Short Script $45, Short Film $45.
Regular Deadline: February 1st, 2018. Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-Hour) $50 , Short Script $50, Short Film $50.
Final Deadline: February 20th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $65, Pilot (Hour) $60, Pilot (Half-Hour) $55, Short Script $55, Short Film $55.
EARLY BIRD FEEDBACK: All submissions received by October 15th will receive their written analysis by November 15th.
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