Call for Entries: BlueCat Screenplay Competition

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition has been discovering and developing writers since 1998. Our Winners and Finalists have been signed by major talent agencies like UTA, CAA and WME, sold their work to studios like Warner Bros., Paramount and Universal, and won major awards at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals.

Of special interest to our International entrants are two prizes awarded solely to writers living outside the United States. First is "The Cordelia" award. This $1,000 (USD) prize is awarded to an outstanding script submitted by a writer residing in the U.K. For more information regarding "The Cordelia" award, please visit

Second is "The Joplin" award. Created to acknowledge the large amount of screenwriters writing in English around the world, this prize awards $1,000 (USD) to an outstanding screenplay submitted by an entrant that resides outside the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. For more information regarding "The Joplin" award, please visit

All international entries are eligible for our specialized awards, AND remain eligible for our main competition awards. BlueCat offers generous prizes to our outstanding finalist and Grand Prize winning entries. The winner of the 2012 competition will receive $10,000, and four finalists will each receive a $2,000 award. In addition, each screenplay submitted to our competition receives two written analyses.

To be considered for our Regular Deadline, entries must be postmarked or received electronically on or before October 15, 2012. The entry fee for this deadline is $60 per script.

For complete entry rules and details, an overview of our competition, and a wealth of other useful information, please feel free to visit our website at