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26-May-2015 8:52pm PDT  


KIDS FIRST! Film Festival 2012 (mid-year)

13 Annual:

  Best Screenplay for Children ages 2-18


Deadlines & Entry Fees

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Rolling Deadline Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

June 15, 2011
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted

July 15, 2011
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted

August 15, 2011
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted

August 25, 2011
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted

Information not provided.

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)

Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Award is a special trophy or certificate with the KIDS FIRST! seal.

Category Rules
Submit a pdf version of your script by email attachment to Include a cover page which shows the title of the screenplay, along with any other pertinent information. If available, please also include a list of main characters.

If you uploaded your screenplay to Withoutabox, please notify us at following submission so that we know to download the copy from the internet.

KIDS FIRST! accepts screenplays year-round, with awards given biannually. All screenplays are judged using the KIDS FIRST! endorsement criteria. Copies of the judges comments will be sent to the submitter.

If accepted, screenplays are awarded a KIDS FIRST! Official Selection designation. If the film is produced, the completed film may be submitted at a discounted fee.

Please expect a 30-60 day turnaround for recommendation, though at times it will take longer.

KIDS FIRST! Best Awards will be announced twice per year. All screenplays that have received a KIDS FIRST! recommendation during the previous 6 months are considered. For a list of winners and updated information, visit