2nd Annual

Famous Monsters Presents Silver Scream Film and Comic Fest


All Screenplays


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
December 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
December 13, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
March 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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

Category Details

Approximately April 15, 2017

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Winners will have their submission published and adapted to graphic novel format by American Gothic Press as well as receive recognition on the website, promotion on social media platforms, and an award with their name and the category they excelled in. The graphic novel adaptation will be featured in the annual anthology.

2nd Place
An InkTip prize package for three (3) film festival winners of your choice. Each prize package includes one (1) InkTip script listing.

Category Rules

All screenplays must be original works. Adaptations are only permitted if they are of the screenwriter's original work (book, play, etc).

Screenplays must be in industry standard format, or they will be rejected with no refund.

Screenplays MUST be registered through either the Writers Guild or another reputable registry, and that number MUST be on the cover page of your screenplays.

In submitting a screenplays, entrants will not hold Famous Monsters of Filmland, Movieland Classics, LLC, American Gothic Press, LLC, Silver Scream Film and Comic Festival, SR Entertainment Group, or its officers, employees, or affiliates accountable for coincidental similarities to works-in-progress or other submissions.

Each entry must be accompanied by a completed entry form and applicable entry fees. Entries must be submitted in digital format.

All submissions are subject to reviews and rejection.

It is kindly requested, though not obligatory, that any awards received be mentioned in the promotional materials or websites of the submissions being awarded.

All submissions are handled fairly and equally. We encourage you to submit as early as possible.

All entries will be reviewed by the selection committee. The Festival will make no cuts or changes. All winners will be notified by email.

Selected entries will also be posted on our website. The festival does not pay rental fees for submitted work. If selected, exhibition format will be provided.

Submissions will be reviewed only after your entry fee is received and paid in full.

Submission dates listed are postmark deadlines.

The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in scheduling.

The number of screenings, days, and venues is at the sole discretion of the Festival.

We strongly encourage you to only send materials you do not wish to have returned. DO NOT send masters or originals as any materials sent will not be returned.

Visit our website, silverscreamfest.com, for more information, updates and announcements.

Any questions, please contact us at info@silverscreamfest.com.