13th Annual

The Indie Horror Film Festival


Short Horror Screenplay Contest


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Final Cut Deadline
December 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 120.00 115.00
Student Fee 115.00 110.00
Earlybird Deadline
October 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
February 28, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
April 5, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 19, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00
Student Fee 85.00 80.00

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

Category Details

Approximately May 3, 2019

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 "Finalists", Highest graded script by points wins the Best Indie Horror Screenplay Award at the festival.