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

BlueCat Screenplay Competition   

October 13th, 2015
  • 2 Days to Deadline!
  • Featured Workshops: Seattle & Honolulu
  • Selected Scripts: Perks of Being a Wallflower & Moonrise Kingdom
  • #ScriptChat with Gordy Hoffman
  • Ask BlueCat Video: What is "voice" in a screenplay?
  • Blue's Beats - Whiplash
  • Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise
  • 2016 Competition Awards
  • Upcoming BlueCat Screenwriting Workshops

Deadline: MIDNIGHT PDT October 15th

Don't miss the deadline in two days! Submit by MIDNIGHT PDT on Thursday, October 15th to receive analysis by November 10th.

Last chance for early analysis!

$65 Features | $50 Shorts | $35 Student Shorts
*Last chance for discounted fees



November 1st, 2015


November 20th, 2015

with Gordy Hoffman
BlueCat founder and judge,  Gordy Hoffman, will be discussing transparency and integrity in judging screenplay contests with #ScriptChat on Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 5:00 PM PDT.

Blue's Beats:

This week I break down the Academy Award nominated screenplay for Whiplash, written by Damien Chazelle.
Selected Scripts

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky

Moonrise Kingdom
Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola

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.


What is "voice" in a screenplay?

Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise

Support Gordy Hoffman's new short film, Dog Bowl, by purchasing a hoodie or t-shirt!

$15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists
$2,500 Prize

$10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists
$2,000 Prize

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

Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
$2,000 Prize

Best Feature Screenplay from India
$2,000 Prize

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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.

New Orleans - October 18th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)

Portland - October 27th - REGISTER
(Only 1 spot left)

Seattle - November 1st - REGISTER
Denver - November 7th - REGISTER
(Only 2 spots left)
Online - November 8th - REGISTER
 (Only 1 spots left)

Rochester - November 8th - REGISTER
(Only 1 spot left)
Pittsburgh - November 9th - REGISTER
(Only 3 spots left)
Washington DC - November 14th - REGISTER
(Only 1 spot left)

New York City - November 15th - REGISTER
(Full Registration Sold Out)

Honolulu - November 20th - REGISTER

Los Angeles - December 5th - REGISTER
Please let us know if you'd like the BlueCat Workshop
to come to your town!
See you soon.