Winners have been announced for the Philadelphia Screenplay Festival Screenwriting Competition. What I find most interesting about this is that you can actually read the winning script as well as the honorable mention scripts. If you have entered multiple contests with no success, then is is a great chance to read some winning scripts to try to discover what you might be doing wrong. See the full list of winners at the Philly Screenplay Festival site.

And congrats go out to grand prize winner David Ebeltoft , writer of the script – “You Were Once Called Queen City.” Apparently, this same script was also awarded one of three Feature Development Awards in the 2008 Bluecat Screenwriting Lab Competition. The writer has a website at