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Presents:

TOP SCREENWRITING COMPETITIONS of 2018


06 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Early Bird Deadline $45
07 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Pilots Early Deadline $65
15 CineStory Feature Retreat Regular Deadline $55
JANUARY 17 PAGE International Early Entry $39
26 HollyShorts Film Festival Early Deadline $35
28 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Pilots Regular Deadline $75
31 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship: Film and TV Regular Deadline $69

01 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Regular Deadline $50


09 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Early Deadline $45
15 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Spring Early Deadline $35
FEBRUARY 17 PAGE International Regular Deadline $49
25 CineStory Feature Retreat Late Deadline $65
29 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Pilots Late Deadline $85

01 Script Pipeline TV Writing Early Deadline $50


01 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship: Film and TV Final Deadline $79
04 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Pilots Last Minute Deadline $95
05 Final Draft Big Break Early Bird Deadline $40
07 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Early Deadline $45
MARCH 10 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Late Deadline $55
15 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Regular Deadline $45
17 PAGE International Late Deadline $59
23 HollyShorts Film Festival Regular Deadline $45
30 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi Regular Deadline $65
31 Austin Film Festival Early Bird Deadline $45
31 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund Regular Deadline $40

09 WeScreenplay Short Screenplay Contest Early Deadline $29


10 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Regular Deadline $60
15 CineStory Feature Retreat Extended Deadline $70
15 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Spring Regular Deadline $55
16 ScreenCraft Comedy Early Bird Deadline $45
APRIL 17 PAGE International Last Minute $69
17 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Extended Deadline $60
20 Austin Film Festival Regular Deadline $55
27 WeScreenplay Short Screenplay Contest Regular Deadline $59
29 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Manuscript Early Deadline $50

These are the top screenwriting competitions of 2018 that have partnered with Coverfly, the industry’s largest
database of unproduced screenplays, searchable by vetted industry professionals. If there’s a contest you
think should be on this list, please email support@coverfly.com -- or reach out to us on Twitter: @gocoverfly.
Presents:

TOP SCREENWRITING COMPETITIONS of 2018


01 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Final Deadline $65
01 Script Pipeline TV Writing Regular Deadline $55
01 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Late Deadline $85
02 ScreenCraft Public Domain Screenplay Contest Early Deadline $45
02 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund Late Deadline $50
03 ScreenCraft Horror Early Bird Deadline $45
03 WeScreenplay Short Contest Regular Deadline $39
04 HollyShorts Film Festival Late Deadline $55
MAY 14 CineStory TV/Digital Retreat Early Deadline $45
15 Script Pipeline TV Writing Late Deadline $65
15 Austin Film Festival Late Deadline $70
17 PAGE International Final Deadline $79
18 WeScreenplay TV Contest Early Deadline $29
22 Script Pipeline TV Writing Coverfly Extended Deadline $60
28 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Manuscript Regular Deadline $60
31 Shore Scripts Features/TV Pilot/Shorts Early Bird Deadline $45

01 ScreenCraft Comedy Final Deadline $65


01 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest Early Deadline $35
15 WeScreenplay Short Contest Final Deadline $49

JUNE 17
18
The Tracking Board Launch Pad Manuscript Late Deadline $70
Final Draft Big Break Regular Deadline $50
22 WeScreenplay TV Contest Regular Deadline $39
29 ScreenCraft Horror Final Deadline $65

05 Final Draft Big Break Extended Deadline $65


08 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Manuscript Last Minute Deadline $80
09 CineStory TV/Digital Retreat Regular Deadline $55
JULY 11 ScreenCraft Drama Early Bird Deadline $49
17 Final Draft Big Break Extended Extended Deadline $75
23 WeScreenplay TV Contest Late Deadline $49
TBD Nashville Film Fest Early Bird Deadline $30
31 Shore Scripts Features/TV Pilot/Shorts Regular Deadline $51

10 WeScreenplay TV Contest Final Deadline $59


10 ScreenCraft Public Domain Screenplay Contest Regular Deadline $65
15 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest Regular Deadline $55
15 ScreenCraft Pilot Launch TV Script Contest Early Deadline $45

AUGUST 15 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Regular Deadline $45


24 ScreenCraft Action/Thriller Early Bird Deadline $49
26 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Features Early Deadline $65
31 Shore Scripts Features/TV Pilot/Shorts Late Deadline $57
TBD Atlanta Film Fest Hella Early Deadline $40

These are the top screenwriting competitions of 2018 that have partnered with Coverfly, the industry’s largest
database of unproduced screenplays, searchable by vetted industry professionals. If there’s a contest you
think should be on this list, please email support@coverfly.com -- or reach out to us on Twitter: @gocoverfly.
Presents:

TOP SCREENWRITING COMPETITIONS of 2018


10 CineStory TV/Digital Retreat Late Deadline $65
14 Shore Scripts Extended Deadline $70
15 ScreenCraft Drama Final Deadline $65
15 ScreenCraft Play Contest Early Deadline $35
SEPTEMBER 15 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Regular Deadline $45
23 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Features Reguar Deadline $75
28 WeScreenplay Feature Early Deadline $39
TBD Atlanta Film Fest Early Deadline $45
TBD Nashville Film Fest Regular Deadline $40

03 ScreenCraft Pilot Launch TV Script Contest Regular Deadline $65


10 ScreenCraft Book Contest Early Deadline $55
10 ScreenCraft Play Contest Early Deadline $55

OCTOBER 15
21
WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Fall Contest Final Deadline $55
The Tracking Board Launch Pad Features Late Deadline $85
25 ScreenCraft Action/Thriller Final Deadline $65
26 WeScreenplay Feature Regular Deadline $49
31 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest Early Deadline $35

04 The Tracking Board Launch Pad Features Last Minute $95


05 CineStory TV/Digital Retreat Late Deadline $70
NOVEMBER 16 WeScreenplay Feature Late Deadline $59
19 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship: Film and TV Early Bird Deadline $45
TBD Atlanta Film Fest Regular Deadline $55

03 ScreenCraft Family Friendly Early Deadline $45


14 WeScreenplay Feature Final Deadline $69

DECEMBER 15 ScreenCraft Book Contest Regular Deadline $75


TBD Nashville Film Fest Late Deadline $45
TBD Atlanta Film Fest Late Deadline $65
30 ScreenCraft Family Friendly Regular Deadline $65

These are the top screenwriting competitions of 2018 that have partnered with Coverfly, the industry’s largest
database of unproduced screenplays, searchable by vetted industry professionals. If there’s a contest you
think should be on this list, please email support@coverfly.com -- or reach out to us on Twitter: @gocoverfly.