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Every Tuesday, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition sends out a newsletter filled with screenwriting-related content: interviews, articles, downloads, videos, tips and more. Itís a great resource for aspiring and established screenwriters, addressing questions and concerns with unique and engaging content.

If youíre a screenwriter looking to become part of a supportive writing community, then join this newsletter!

What will you find in the BlueCat Newsletter?
Weekly Screenwriting Tips videos
Screenwriting Articles
Exclusive BlueCat Interview with Industry names
Upcoming Workshops
Free movie ticket giveaways
BlueCat winner notifications and deadline reminders
And much more!

Join Here: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/bluecat-newsletter/

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Upcoming BlueCat Screenplay Submission Deadlines

REGULAR DEADLINE: October 15th, 2014
Submit by: October 15th, 2014 at 11:59pm PST
Receive written analysis by:  November 10th, 2014.
Fees:($65 Features, $50 Shorts)
 
FINAL DEADLINE: November 15th, 2014
Submit by: November 15th, 2014 at 11:59pm PST
Receive written analysis by: March 1st, 2015.
Fees: ($70 Features, $60 Shorts)

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Thanks for the info.
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1 Week until the 2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition Deadline!
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2014, 07:48:41 PM »
2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Deadline Approaching: OCTOBER 15TH

Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has developed and discovered thousands of writers through our commitment to providing written feedback to all entrants and substantial cash awards to their best screenplays:

Each Screenplay Receives Written Analysis
Feature and Short Screenplays Accepted
Over 40,000 in cash awards
Early Analysis: All submissions received by October 15th will receive their written analysis by November 10th.
All October 15th entries are eligible for Resubmission
All entries received after October 16th will receive their feedback by February 1st.

Entry Fees:   
Oct 15th: Shorts $50 / Features $65
Nov 15th: Shorts $60 / Features $70 (Final Deadline)

SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2015-call-for-entries/

Awards

BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists
$2,500 Prize

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists
$1,500 Prize

THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
$1,500 Prize

THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
$1,500 Prize


Recent achievements by BlueCat Alumni include:
2014 BlueCat Winner HF Crum has signed with manager Michelle Knudsen at MXN. Knudsen co-produced Jason Bateman's "Bad Words" and also represents screenwriting team Yana Gorskaya & Maia Rossini, who are currently writing a film for FOX and director Paul Feig.
2014 BlueCat Joplin Award Winner Savion Einstein has been named as one of six fellows to the 2014 Black List Lab and will be mentored by Jessica Bendinger (Bring it On, Stick It), Max Borenstein (Godzilla, Seventh Son), Jesse Wigutow (It Runs in the Family, The Prince) and Scott Myers (K-9, Alaska).
BlueCat Finalist Aaron Guzikowski's #1 Film "Prisoners," (Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Melissa Leo) was released in September 2013 through Warner Brothers. Guzikowski is also the creator of "The Red Road," (Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson) which is SundanceTVís second scripted original series.
2006 BlueCat Winner Young Il Kim's script, "Rodham," attached director James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) after having been on the 2012 Black List. Young recently won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant from Sundance, and is currently writing a biopic on Stephen Hawking.
2007 BlueCat Winner Ana Lily Amipour's debut feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night," was produced by Elijah Wood and premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  It will be distributed by Kino Lorber (Oldboy, Manuscripts Donít Burn) nationwide in Fall 2014.
BlueCat Finalist Ashleigh Powell sold her script, "SomaCell," to Warner Brothers, with David Goyer (Batman Begins, Man of Steel) attached to produce.  Powell is repped by Daniel Vang at Benderspink.


Check out BlueCat on Social Media:

Website:  http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/BlueCatScreenplayCompetition
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlueCatPictures
Instagram: http://instagram.com/bluecatscreenplay
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/bluecatpictures
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/bluecatscreenplay
Newsletter: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/bluecat-newsletter

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Deadline Tomorrow: OCTOBER 15TH
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2014, 02:44:02 PM »
2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Deadline Tomorrow: OCTOBER 15TH

Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has developed and discovered thousands of writers through our commitment to providing written feedback to all entrants and substantial cash awards to their best screenplays:

Each Screenplay Receives Written Analysis
Feature and Short Screenplays Accepted
Over 40,000 in cash awards
Early Analysis: All submissions received by October 15th will receive their written analysis by November 10th.
All October 15th entries are eligible for Resubmission
All entries received after October 16th will receive their feedback by February 1st.

Entry Fees:   
Oct 15th: Shorts $50 / Features $65
Nov 15th: Shorts $60 / Features $70 (Final Deadline)

SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2015-call-for-entries/

Awards

BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists
$2,500 Prize

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists
$1,500 Prize

THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
$1,500 Prize

THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
$1,500 Prize


Recent achievements by BlueCat Alumni include:
2014 BlueCat Winner HF Crum has signed with manager Michelle Knudsen at MXN. Knudsen co-produced Jason Bateman's "Bad Words" and also represents screenwriting team Yana Gorskaya & Maia Rossini, who are currently writing a film for FOX and director Paul Feig.
2014 BlueCat Joplin Award Winner Savion Einstein has been named as one of six fellows to the 2014 Black List Lab and will be mentored by Jessica Bendinger (Bring it On, Stick It), Max Borenstein (Godzilla, Seventh Son), Jesse Wigutow (It Runs in the Family, The Prince) and Scott Myers (K-9, Alaska).
BlueCat Finalist Aaron Guzikowski's #1 Film "Prisoners," (Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Melissa Leo) was released in September 2013 through Warner Brothers. Guzikowski is also the creator of "The Red Road," (Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson) which is SundanceTVís second scripted original series.
2006 BlueCat Winner Young Il Kim's script, "Rodham," attached director James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) after having been on the 2012 Black List. Young recently won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant from Sundance, and is currently writing a biopic on Stephen Hawking.
2007 BlueCat Winner Ana Lily Amipour's debut feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night," was produced by Elijah Wood and premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  It will be distributed by Kino Lorber (Oldboy, Manuscripts Donít Burn) nationwide in Fall 2014.
BlueCat Finalist Ashleigh Powell sold her script, "SomaCell," to Warner Brothers, with David Goyer (Batman Begins, Man of Steel) attached to produce.  Powell is repped by Daniel Vang at Benderspink.


Check out BlueCat on Social Media:

Website:  http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/BlueCatScreenplayCompetition
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlueCatPictures
Instagram: http://instagram.com/bluecatscreenplay
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/bluecatpictures
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/bluecatscreenplay
Newsletter: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/bluecat-newsletter
Janessa Ross
BlueCat Screenplay Competition
PR & Marketing
E: pr@bluecatscreenplay.com
www.bluecatscreenplay.com




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31 Days Around the World With BlueCat
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2014, 06:56:40 PM »
Everyday during the month of October, BlueCat Screenplay Competition is featuring a different screenwriter from around the world on our website site. These aspiring screenwriters from the BlueCat community are part of 31 Days Around the World With BlueCat!

Read all the international interviews here: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/31-days-around-the-world-with-bluecat/

2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Final Deadline: NOVEMBER 15TH

Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has developed and discovered thousands of writers through our commitment to providing written feedback to all entrants and substantial cash awards to their best screenplays:

Each Screenplay Receives Written Analysis
Feature and Short Screenplays Accepted
Over 40,000 in cash awards
All entries received by November 15th will receive their feedback by February 1, 2015.

Entry Fees: 
Shorts $60 / Features $70 (Final Deadline)

SUBMIT YOUR SCREENPLAY: http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/2015-call-for-entries/

Awards

BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
$15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists
$2,500 Prize

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
$10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists
$1,500 Prize

THE CORDELIA AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from the UK
$1,500 Prize

THE JOPLIN AWARD
Best Feature Screenplay from outside the USA, Canada or the UK
$1,500 Prize