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What's New, BlueCat? 
The Official Newsletter of the

BlueCat Screenplay Competition   

September 1st
  • Early Entry Deadline Tonight!
  • November Online Screenwriting Workshop
  • Selected Scripts: Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Batman
  • 5 Influential Films from Master of Horror Wes Craven
  • Ask BlueCat Video: How can I adapt a book into a screenplay?
  • 2015 Fall Movie Preview
  • Blue's Beats: Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise
  • Dog Bowl Festival Corner: Portland Film Festival
  • Upcoming Screenwriting Workshops

Early Entry Deadline is Tonight!

Submit by MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT for discounted fees and to receive analysis by October 1st!

$40 Shorts | $60 Features

Online Workshop

November 8th, 2015

Attend a BlueCat Screenwriting Workshop from the comfort of your home! Send in your screenplay and receive written notes and comment videos from BlueCat founder and judge, Gordy Hoffman. Follow the link to register or for more information.

5 Influential Films from Master of Horror
Wes Craven

BlueCat pays tribute to genre icon, Wes Craven, who passed away Sunday at the age of 76, by taking a look at 5 of his most influential films.

2015 Fall Movie Preview
From Everest to The Peanuts MovieBlueCat has compiled a list of 15 notable movies to see this Fall.

Blue's Beats:
Raiders of the
Lost Ark
BlueCat Blog Series

This week, with the end of the 2015 summer movie season, we will take a look at a classic summer film, Raiders of the Lost Ark, written by Lawrence Kasdan, based on the story by George Lucas.

Selected Scripts

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
by Joss Whedon

by Sam Hamm & Warren Skaaren

ASK BLUECAT Video Series
Over our history, BlueCat has often been asked questions from our community. Topics range from script formatting, improving dialogue, to finding representation.  BlueCat founder and judge Gordy Hoffman attempts to answers your questions in our video feature, Ask BlueCat.

Q: How can I adapt a book into a screenplay?

Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise

Support Gordy Hoffman's new short film, Dog Bowl, by purchasing a 

hoodie or t-shirt!

Dog Bowl at the Portland Film Festival
Dog Bowl is coming to the Portland Film Festival! See it Thursday, September 3rd, 4:15 PM PDT, at the Academy Theater in Portland, OR.

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Upcoming BlueCat Screenwriting Workshops

BlueCat Screenplay Workshops are an intensive opportunity to certifiably improve your script in a small group environment, led by award winning screenwriter and BlueCat founder Gordy Hoffman.

Los Angeles- September 13 - REGISTER 
(Only 1 spot left)

Washington DC - September 19th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)

New York City - September 20th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)

Phoenix - September 26th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)

Online - October 11th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)
New Orleans - October 18th - REGISTER 
Denver - November 7th - REGISTER 
November Online - November 8th - REGISTER 
 (Only 3 spots left)
Pittsburgh - November 9th - REGISTER
(Only 3 spots left)
Rochester - November 10th - REGISTER 
(Only 1 spot left)
Honolulu - November 20th - REGISTER 
Please let us know if you'd like the BlueCat Workshop 
to come to your town!
See you soon.