6th Annual

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival


Unproduced Feature Film Screenplay


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
August 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00

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

Category Details

Approximately October 10, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Plaque or Certificate

Category Rules

Our Unproduced Feature Film Screenplay competition sets forth the following rules:

All submitted screenplays must be original works, using characters and scenarios created by the author, or using characters and scenarios in the public domain.

Screenplays must be feature length: 85 - 140 pages.

Screenplays must be in standard screenplay format, and may NOT be handwritten. The screenplay title, author's name, contact information and tracking number must appear on the title page.

Screenplays must have numbered pages.

Screenplays must belong to the following genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Action, Thriller, or Cult/Bizarro. For our purposes, Action includes westerns, war, martial arts, crime dramas, etc. Thrillers include mystery, suspense and crime dramas.

Screenplays must be unproduced.

We do not have a Fan category for this competition.

We do not have a cutoff date for when the screenplay was submitted.

Screenplays can be written by multiple authors.

We will not return hard copies unless a pre-paid mailer is provided.