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

BlueCat Screenplay Competition   

November 3rd, 2015
  • FINAL Deadline: November 15th
  • Featured Workshop: Los Angeles
  • Screenplay Consultation with Ryan Roy
  • Script Magazine Q&A with Ashley Scott Meyers
  • Selected Scripts: Winter's Bone & Kill Your Darlings
  • You Are the Box Office Smash: The Personal Screenplay
  • BlueCat Box Office Update
  • Ask BlueCat Video Series: Who is best to learn screenwriting from?
  • Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise
  • Upcoming BlueCat Screenwriting Workshops

Every Entry Receives Script Analysis

The Final Deadline to submit is 11:59 PM PDT on Sunday, November 15th, 2015.


Los Angeles

January 31st, 2016

Script Magazine Q&A with Ashley Scott Meyers
Read Script Magazine's Q&A with Ashley Scott Meyers, script industry expert from the Selling Your Screenplay Podcast.

You Are the Box Office Smash: The Personal Screenplay

Right this very second, in the heart of every struggling undiscovered screenwriter, in the dark, hidden corner deep within, there is a voice, a clear whisper saying one thing: You're never gonna figure this out...

BlueCat Box Office Update

Get the latest stats in this week's edition of the BlueCat Box Office Update with new releases, Our Brand is Crisis, Burnt, and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.

Dog Bowl Movie Merchandise

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

Screenplay Consultation
with Ryan Roy

Looking for help with your screenplay? BlueCat offers customized analysis, guidance and development support for novice screenwriters and seasoned veterans.

Ryan Roy's screenplay, Peacock, was in the top 10 of The Black List and went on to be a Mandate produced feature film starring Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, and Susan Sarandon.
Selected Scripts

Winter's Bone
Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Kill Your Darlings
Austin Bunn & John Krokidas

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.


Who is best to learn screenwriting from?

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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.

Denver - November 7th - REGISTER
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Seattle - March 2nd - REGISTER
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to come to your town!
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