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29-May-2015 9:24am PDT  


Denver Film Festival

38 Annual:

  Screenwriting Competition


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
April 30, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 20.00

July 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Short Screenplays 25.00 20.00

July 21, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Short Screenplays 30.00 25.00

July 31, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 40.00
Short Screenplays 45.00 30.00

Approximately 25-Oct-2015

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.