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Submit Your Script

The 2021 Rules and Guidelines

Are you ready to submit your script to BlueCat? Please double-check our guidelines and when you’re ready, use the link below to begin your submission.

  • We accept features, episodic pilots and short film scripts.
  • Each submission will receive one complimentary written analysis.
  • Script must be in PDF format (need to convert?)
  • Script PDF must have a properly formatted file name (Name of Script by Author First Last Name.pdf — i.e. Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa.pdf)
  • We do not have any title page requirements.
  • All entries must be in English.
  • Feature screenplays must be between 65-125 pages in length.
  • Pilot scripts must be between 20-75 pages.
  • Short screenplays must be between 1-29 pages in length.
  • Submitted scripts must be original and the sole property of the applicant(s).
  • The script has not previously won any contest, competition or award of any kind.
  • The author(s) meet all eligibility requirements.

Please upload the correct file of your script—-under absolutely no circumstances will substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts be made.

Submissions for the 2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition are now closed.

Visit our Rules and Guidelines to see our full competition results schedule. 

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