2015 BlueCat Winner Kimi Howl Lee, writer on Nicole Kidman’s THE EXPATRIATES for Amazon Studios.  

2020 BlueCat Final Deadline: November 11th, 2019

Now accepting features, episodic pilots and short film scripts!

Why enter BlueCat?

  • Every script submitted receives written analysis 
  • Over $40,000 in cash prizes awarded to writers
  • All international writers qualify to win the Fellini Award
  • After receiving feedback, all scripts are eligible for resubmission

Developing Writers Since 1998!

BlueCat writers become professionals!

Our Winners and Finalists have been signed by the major talent agencies, sold their work to studios, and won major awards at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, all after being discovered by winning BlueCat.

Written Analysis

Every script submitted to BlueCat will receive a written analysis as part of their entry fee.

By providing every writer feedback on their submission, BlueCat guarantees that independent readers are evaluating the writers’ entire work.

Fellini Award

The Fellini Winner receives $2,500 USD!

If you’re a writer living outside the USA, your script is automatically eligible to win the Fellini Award, given annually to the best international script.

BlueCat Short Film Festival

Have your short film screened in LA! 

Goalpost is the month-long writing challenge where you join together with other BlueCat writers and write a new draft in the month of August.

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