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2024 BlueCat TV Writing Competition: CALL FOR ENTRIES

BlueCat has a long and distinguished history of discovering unknown TV writers, introducing them to the industry and launching their careers.

We read every pilot and provide written notes on all submissions to develop you and support your growth into professional storytellers. 

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Every TV Pilot Receives Written Feedback!

We have two categories: Hour Pilot and Half-Hour Pilot. 

Every pilot submitted will receive script analysis at no additional cost. After receiving feedback, all writers will be eligible to revise their scripts and resubmit. 

Send us your pilot—-we want to help you develop your script!

Prizes

There will be two winners: Hour Pilot and Half-Hour Pilot.

The two winners will win $2,000 each and be introduced to over four hundred literary managers and agents.

All writers who enter a pilot to the competition will receive a written analysis of their script as a part of their entry fee. 

Deadlines

  • Early: April 2nd – $50/$40
  • Regular: May 7th – $60/$50
  • Final: June 4th – $70/$60
  • Late: June 25th – $80/$70
  • Resubmission: July 23rd – $50/$40

Announcements

  • Quarter-Finalists: August 20th
  • Semi-Finalists: Sept 3rd
  • Finalists: Sept 10th
  • Winners: Sept 17th

BlueCat TV Success Stories

Ben Phillippe

Ben has written for LUCKY HANK, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, and ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING. He is repped by WME.

Jane Barr

Jane has developed projects at Amazon, Chernin, and Lionsgate. She is repped by UTA.

Aaron Guzikowski

Aaron created the HBO MAX series RAISED BY WOLVES, as well as the acclaimed series THE RED ROAD. He is repped by Verve.

Kimi Howl Lee

Kimi sold her show $UGAR to Hulu. She has also written for LOCKE & KEY and THE MORNING SHOW. She is repped by WME.

Wenonah Wilms

Wenonah wrote for TRUE DETECTIVE: NIGHT COUNTRY and is developing several projects. She is repped by UTA. 

Kateland Brown

Kateland has written for PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and FAMOUS IN LOVE. She is repped by UTA. 

Script Submission

Please read the rules and guidelines before submitting your script. Questions? Contact us at info@tvwritingcompetition.com.

If you have any issues while submitting your script, please contact us by clicking the button below.

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  • That all of the above information is accurate and complete.
  • That I agree to the Rules and Guidelines of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition.
  • That the submitted screenplay is an original work, and is the sole property of the applicant(s).
  • To my agreement to hold the BlueCat Screenplay Competition harmless from and defend them against all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including attorney's fees) arising out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any stories submitted to the BlueCat Screenplay Competition.
  • That the burden of obtaining copyright or otherwise protecting any proprietary interests in the material, if I wish to do so, rests entirely with me.