11th Annual

The Indie Horror Film Festival


Short Horror Screenplay Contest


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 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
September 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 65.00 60.00
Final Cut Deadline
December 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 95.00 90.00

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

Category Details

Approximately January 24, 2017

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Indie Horror Screenplay Contest Winner

Category Rules

Short screenplay from 1 page up to 40 pages with a dark genre and/or horror elements. Must be unproduced.

Top 5 scripts by points grading are considered "Nominated", Highest graded script by points wins the Best Unproduced Script Award at the festival.