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Bluecat Screenplay Competition
August 28th, 2013
2014 Movie Title Contest
Top Ten Finalists
Every year, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition holds a Title Contest for all of our early submissions.
All entries submitted by August 1st were eligible.
Based on the input we received from entrants on the 50 Semi-Finalists, BlueCat selected the ten finalists listed below.
We invite you to head over to our Facebook Page
to let us know who you think should win.
The Top 3 titles will win $250 each.
Congratulations to our top ten finalists, and thanks to everyone who submitted.
|A Love So Loud||by||Heather Ferrell|
|Fat Year||by||Marcy Jarreau and Jessica Stickles|
|Lies To Get Laid By||by||Torkjell Stromme|
|My Purple Bicycle of Insanity||by||Curtis Torchia|
|Nobody In My Family Has Sex||by||Carol C. Farrand|
|Strange Dick||by||Matthew Kennedy|
|Take Your Grandma to Work Day||by||David Ngo|
|The Devil's Jokebook||by||Phil Clarke Jr.|
|The Sunny Side of Down||by||Luke Nuto|
|There is a Trampoline at the Bottom of the Well||by||Dejan Stankovic|
|2014 Call for Entries
We are now open for submissions!
Official Call for Entries
Next Deadline: Sunday, September 1, 2013
Entry Fee: ($60 Features, $40 Shorts)
All entry fees increase after September 1.
This year, BlueCat establishes one of the largest cash prizes in the world for a Short Screenplay, with a Grand prize of $10,000, along with an increase in our Feature prize to $15,000.
Students will be eligible to submit their short screenplay at a discounted rate of $29 for the duration of the competition.
Each Short Screenplay submission will receive one written analysis, while each Feature Screenplay entry will receive two.
All submissions will be eligible for a Resubmission entry if received by the October 15th deadline.
Best Feature Screenplay
$15,000 Grand Prize
SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY
Best Short Screenplay
$10,000 Grand Prize
The Cordelia Award
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
The Joplin Award
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
Recent achievements by BlueCat Alumni include:
Young Il Kim's script, RODHAM, a 2012 Blacklist Script, recently attached director James Ponsoldt (THE SPECTACULAR NOW). Young recently won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant from Sundance, where he will write a biopic on Stephen Hawking.
Aaron Guzikowski's PRISONERS, starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Melissa Leo, will be released September 2013. The Sundance Channel recently bought Aaron's TV pilot, THE DESCENDANTS, making it their second scripted show after RECTIFY.
Ashleigh Powell sold her script, SOMACELL, to Warner Brothers, with David Goyer attached to produce.
- SOMACELL, along with RODHAM, were two 2012 Blacklist Scripts written by BlueCat Alumni.