13th Annual

KIDS FIRST! Film Festival 2012 (mid-year)


Best Screenplay for Children ages 2-18


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Earlybird Deadline
June 15, 2011
Regular Discounted
Regular Deadline
July 15, 2011
Regular Discounted
Late Deadline
August 15, 2011
Regular Discounted
WAB Extended Deadline
August 25, 2011
Regular Discounted

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Information not provided.

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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 Jury@kidsfirst.org. 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 jury@kidsfirst.org 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 www.kidsfirst.org