Discovering & Developing Writers since 1998. BlueCat provides two pieces of written feedback to the writer as a part of the entry fee, the only screenplay competition to do so. This ensures each screenplay is fairly judged and provided quality notes from professional readers. Founded and judged by award-winning screenwriter Gordy Hoffman, BlueCat has developed a keen eye for exposing screenwriting talent through our diligent and committed analysis of each submission. For nearly fifteen years, BlueCat’s recognition and development of undiscovered screenwriters has paved the way for many of our writers, including:
-2012 Cordelia Award winner, Nick Luddington from London, signs with Independent Talent.
-2012 BlueCat finalist Ashleigh Powell sells script to Warner Brothers.
-ake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman have attached to star in BlueCat finalist Aaron Guzikowski’s upcoming film, Prisoners.
– BlueCat winner Ian Simpson signs with Paradigm.
– BlueCat winner Ana Lily Amirpour’s new film is currently in pre-production with Elijah Wood’s production company, The Woodshed.
*Grand Prize Winner – $10,000.
*Finalists – Four finalists receive $2,000 each.
*The Cordelia Award – The best screenplay from the UK $1,000.
*The Joplin Award – The best screenplay from outside the USA, Canada and the UK $1,000.
Final Deadline is 15th November 2012