Entries for the 2015 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition are now being accepted from all over the world. Prize money for the winner is a staggering $10,000, while three finalists will each be awarded a cash prize of $1,500.
All entries will receive written feedback on their scripts. Scripts submitted by the first of September will receive feedback by the 1st of October.
Short films must be between 5 and 40 pages and cost $40 to submit, while feature length scripts cost $60. Students are eligible for a discounted short film submission price of $35.
For submission information, click here.
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.
Special thanks to Claudia Summerfield for this information.