Deadlines

This will continue to grow as more industry recommended opportunities become available.  Also be sure to check out my Facebook page and Twitter feed for more throughout the year.

Writing Opportunities and Contests:

Academy Nicholl Fellowship – Early Deadline: Mar. 7 ($40*), Regular Deadline: Apr. 18 ($55*), Late Deadline: May 2 ($75*)  *Fees have not been confirmed and are thereby subject to change.

Austin Screenwriting Competition – Regular Deadline for Features ($40), Shorts ($30), Teleplays ($30), and Digital Series ($30) are April 20.  Late Deadline for Features ($50), Shorts ($40), Teleplay ($40), and Digital Series ($40) are May 20.

Bluecat Screenplay Competition – Early Deadline: Sept. 1 ($40), Regular Deadline: Oct. 15 ($50), Final Deadline: Nov. 15 ($70)

Cinestory Fellowship – Regular Deadline: Jan. 15 ($55), Late Deadline: Feb. 15 ($65), Extended Deadline: Mar. 25 ($70)

Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition – Late Deadline: Feb. 15 ($59), Final Deadline: Apr. 15 ($69)

Disney Fellowship – Opens in May.  Follow on Facebook for updates and info.

Final Draft Big Break – TBA – *Opened last year May 1.

Nickelodeon Writing Program – Currently open for submissions

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Early Deadline: Jan 15 ($39), Regular Deadline: Feb. 15 ($49), Late: Mar. 15 ($59), Last Minute: Apr. 15 ($69)

Scriptapalooza – Early Deadline: Jan. 4 ($45), First Entry Feb. 1 ($50), Regular: Mar. 10 ($55), Late: Apr. 15 ($60), Final: Apr. 29 ($65)

The Stage 32 Happy Writers Annual Features Contest: TBA

Sundance Screenwriters Lab – Regular Deadline: May 1 ($40)

Warner Brothers Writer’s Workshop – Opens May 1.

Writer’s Digest – offers numerous competitions for every writer (check for specific genre submission dates)

Networking Opportunities and Sites:

Poets & Writers – offers grants, job listings, tools, forums, locations of literary events, etc. for writers

Stage32 – networking opportunities, job listings, tools, events, etc. primarily for the entertainment industry

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