TV Pilot Competition

The TV Pilot Competition of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition represents our acknowledgment of the power of television as a medium for social change and a form of art.

BlueCat accepts scripts for Hour and Half-hour tv pilots that will compete against other screenplays in their respective fields. There are no genre restrictions for either field.

TV Pilot Competition Eligibility Requirements


  • Half-hour TV Pilot scripts must be between 20-60 pages.

  • Hour TV Pilot scripts must be between 45-75 pages.

For a full list of eligibility requirements, please visit here.

 TV Pilot Competition Prize Information

  • The best Hour and Half-hour tv pilot scripts will receive awards of $5,000 each. Four finalists in each category will also receive $500.

TV Pilot Competition Deadline Information

  • Opening Deadline: October 15th, 2017. (Entry Fees: TV Pilot (Hour) $40, TV Pilot (Half-hour) $35)
  • Early Script Deadline: November 19th, 2017. (Entry Fees: Pilot (Hour) $50, Pilot (Half-hour) $45)
  • Regular Deadline:  February 1st, 2018. (Entry Fees: Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-hour) $50)
  • Final Deadline: February 20th, 2018. (Entry Fees: Pilot (Hour) $60, Pilot (Half-hour) $55)