40th Annual

Denver Film Festival



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, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 *
Late Deadline
July 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Short Screenplays 30.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2016
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 20, 2016

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 domestic airfare to Denver for the festival, 3 nights 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.