BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Now Accepting Submissions for 2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Feature Screenplay Winner $10,000. Four Feature Finalists will receive $1,000 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 (Best International Screenplay) Winner $5,000.
Early Deadline: September 30th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $50, Pilot (Hour) $45, Pilot (Half-Hour) $40, Short Script $35, Short Film $35.
Regular Deadline: November 15th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $60, Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-Hour) $50, Short Script $45, Short Film $45.
Final Deadline: December 16th, 2018. Feature Screenplay $70, Pilot (Hour) $65, Pilot (Half-Hour) $60, Short Script $55, Short Film $55.
Late Deadline: January 20th, 2019. Feature Screenplay $80, Pilot (Hour) $75, Pilot (Half-Hour) $70, Short Script $65, Short Film $65.
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Aaron Guzikowski (Verve/Madhouse) wrote PRISONERS and the remake of PAPILLON, which opened in theatres on August 28th, 2018.
Fergal Rock wrote DEPARTURES starring Nina Dobrev and Maisie Williams, which opens in theatres this year. An early draft of DEPARTURES entitled Calvin & Skye won the BlueCat Fellini Award.
Ana Lily Amirpour (CAA), won Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for THE BAD BATCH, directed by Lyle Vincent (DREAMLAND) and starring Jason Momoa, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves. She recently directed a critically acclaimed episode of LEGION.
Ashleigh Powell (Gersh/Good Fear Film), wrote THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston. Disney released the movie on November 2nd, 2018. She's currently writing THE ATHENA PROJECT for Warner Bros. and THE PAPER MAGICIAN for Disney.
Savion Einstein's (Gersh) THE LONGEST BIRTHDAY, for which she won the BlueCat Joplin Award, is going into pre-production this year and will be directed by Maggie Peren. She's currently penning a rewrite of her script Superfecundation for Sony Screen Gems.
Young Il Kim (UTA/Arlook) recently adapted THE RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT for Alex Timbers (MOZART IN THE JUNGLE) to direct.