2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
SHORT SCRIPTS WANTED
The BlueCat Screenplay Competition awards the world’s largest cash prize for best short screenplay: $10,000, with three finalists each receiving a cash prize of $1,500.
In keeping with our longstanding tradition, every screenplay will receive one written analysis. All submissions entered by September 1st will receive their written analysis by October 1st.
ENTRY FEES: $40 for short screenplays, $60 for feature length screenplays. Students will be eligible to submit their short screenplay at a discounted $35 rate for the duration of the competition.
Short screenplays must be between 5 and 40 pages in length.
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.
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.
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