9th Annual

A Night of Horror International Film Festival


Horror Screenplay (Short)


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
August 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
August 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00
Student Fee 45.00 30.00

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

Category Details

Approximately November 18, 2015

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

2nd Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

3rd Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

This category is for short horror screenplays only (less than 45 pages). Please enter feature length screenplays (between 45 and 130 pages) in the "Horror Screenplays (Feature)" category.

There is no restriction to the year that the screenplay was written.

Screenplays must be submitted electronically online.

All screenplays should be formatted in accord with industry standards.

Please include a paragraph synopsis.

No rewritten/corrected pages will be accepted once entry is received.

Screenplay must be in English.

Screenplay must not have been previously optioned, purchased, in production or produced.

Screenplays written as adaptations of other works must have secured rights before being submitted.

If a winning screenplay is the work of more than one writer, any prize or prizes will be split evenly amongst the writing team.

Screenplays will not be returned (they will be destroyed after the competition). So please do not send the only copy of your script.

The entrant retains copyright to their screenplay.

The entrant agrees that he or she will never assert against Lovecraft 21C Productions or A Night of Horror International Film Festival any claim or action based on plagiarism, infringement, confidential or fiduciary relationship, implied contract, idea theft, unfair competition or any other theory arising in connection with their submission to A Night of Horror International Film Festival, and the entrant understands that Lovecraft 21C Productions accepts no liability of any kind for the unauthorized use of all or part of such submissions by any person. In this regard, the entrant hereby absolutely releases and forever discharges Lovecraft 21C Productions, A Night of Horror International Film Festival and its officers, employees, volunteers, judges, readers, affiliates, and associates, individually and collectively, of or from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, legal fees, expenses, debts, actions, and causes of action against Lovecraft 21C Productions or A Night of Horror International Film Festival of every kind whatsoever, now and in the future, in connection with the entrant's submission.