2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Deadline Approaching: OCTOBER 15TH
Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has developed and discovered thousands of writers through our commitment to providing written feedback to all entrants and substantial cash awards to their best screenplays:
Each Screenplay Receives Written Analysis
Feature and Short Screenplays Accepted
Over 40,000 in cash awards
Early Analysis: All submissions received by October 15th will receive their written analysis by November 10th.
All October 15th entries are eligible for Resubmission
All entries received after October 16th will receive their feedback by February 1st.
Oct 15th: Shorts $50 / Features $65
Nov 15th: Shorts $60 / Features $70 (Final Deadline)
SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2015-call-for-entries/
BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
Recent achievements by BlueCat Alumni include:
2014 BlueCat Winner HF Crum has signed with manager Michelle Knudsen at MXN. Knudsen co-produced Jason Bateman's "Bad Words" and also represents screenwriting team Yana Gorskaya & Maia Rossini, who are currently writing a film for FOX and director Paul Feig.
2014 BlueCat Joplin Award Winner Savion Einstein has been named as one of six fellows to the 2014 Black List Lab and will be mentored by Jessica Bendinger (Bring it On, Stick It), Max Borenstein (Godzilla, Seventh Son), Jesse Wigutow (It Runs in the Family, The Prince) and Scott Myers (K-9, Alaska).
BlueCat Finalist Aaron Guzikowski's #1 Film "Prisoners," (Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Melissa Leo) was released in September 2013 through Warner Brothers. Guzikowski is also the creator of "The Red Road," (Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson) which is SundanceTV’s second scripted original series.
2006 BlueCat Winner Young Il Kim's script, "Rodham," attached director James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) after having been on the 2012 Black List. Young recently won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant from Sundance, and is currently writing a biopic on Stephen Hawking.
2007 BlueCat Winner Ana Lily Amipour's debut feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night," was produced by Elijah Wood and premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It will be distributed by Kino Lorber (Oldboy, Manuscripts Don’t Burn) nationwide in Fall 2014.
BlueCat Finalist Ashleigh Powell sold her script, "SomaCell," to Warner Brothers, with David Goyer (Batman Begins, Man of Steel) attached to produce. Powell is repped by Daniel Vang at Benderspink.
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