2023 BlueCat Screenplay Competition




All scripts receive written feedback!


BlueCat is now accepting submissions for our 2023 Competition!

For 25 years, BlueCat has sought to discover and develop the storyteller.

When you submit to BlueCat, you’re guaranteed a complete read of your script, as we provide a written analysis of your submission at no extra fee.

Our Winners and Finalists often find valuable connections within the industry, which help them begin professional careers.

In addition, our cash awards total $18,500!

Please send your feature screenplay, tv pilot and short film script when you’re ready—-we look forward to reading your work!







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