38th Annual

Denver Film Festival


Screenwriting Competition


Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
April 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
July 21, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Short Screenplays 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 40.00
Short Screenplays 45.00 30.00

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

Category Details

Approximately October 25, 2015

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
First place winner will receive airfare to Denver for the festival, hotel accommodation, and credentials to the festival.
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

• Screenplays of all genres are accepted

• Applicants may submit more than one screenplay, however each screenplay must be accompanied by its own entry form and fee

• Screenplays must be the original work of the person submitting, and it is strongly suggested that writers register their work with the WGA

• Submissions must be in English and between 75 and 125 pages (short works should not exceed 40 pages).

• Screenplays that are under option or have been purchased are not eligible

• Only online submissions will be considered. Either PDF or Word doc.

• In the event a screenplay has multiple writers, please list all writers (If a winning screenplay has multiple writers, the award will be split among all writers.)

• Please number all pages, include the title on the cover, and a secondary page that includes the title, authors name, contact information, and a brief synopsis.

• Screenplays will not be returned under any circumstances.

• Revisions will not be accepted once a screenplay has been checked in.