Dear BlueCat Screenplay Competition Supporter:


We are pleased to announce the start of our 2016 BlueCat Screenplay Competition! Please pass along the below information to your communities to spread the word about our exciting 2016 Call for Entries!


2016 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
CALL FOR ENTRIES


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.


The Joplin Award is given to the best script from outside of the US, Canada, and the UK and comes with a cash prize of $2,000.


The Roshan Award is given to the best script from India and comes with a cash prize of $2,000.


The Cordelia Award is given to the best script from the UK and comes with a cash prize of $2,000.


BlueCat accepts both feature length and short screenplays, and in keeping with our longstanding tradition, every screenplay will receive one written analysis, with our best screenplays receiving over $40,000 in cash prizes.


All submissions received by June 15th will receive their written analysis by July 1st.


Students will be eligible to submit their short screenplay at a special rate of $35.


The final deadline for the competition is November 15th, 2015.




Awards


BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists
$2,500 Prize


BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists
$2,000 Prize




THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
$2,000 Prize


THE ROSHAN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from India
$2,000 Prize


THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
$2,000 Prize


MOVIE TITLE CONTEST
Three Winners: $250 each
All screenplays entered by August 1st are eligible






Recent Achievements by BlueCat Alumni Include:



  • 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. She is currently teaming up with Megan Ellison�s Annapurna Pictures for her sophomore feature film THE BAD BATCH.

  • 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. He was recently hired to scribe Universal�s upcoming THE WOLFMAN.

  • 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. Crum�s �3 Faces of Hunger & Thirst� won Best Feature Screenplay at the 2014 Slamdance Screenplay Competition.

  • 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).

  • 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.





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