18th Annual

Screamfest Horror Film Festival & Screenplay Competition


Screenplay Submission


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
January 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 37.00 32.00
Regular Deadline
March 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 52.00 47.00
Late Deadline
June 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 62.00 57.00
Extended Deadline
June 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 77.00 72.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00

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

Category Details

Approximately October 8, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Movie Magic software
Sponsor:Movie Magic Software

1st Place
Movie Magic Screenwriting software InkTip Script Listing: A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you. SellAScript.com Total Script Express One Year free listing in SellAScript.com Script Marketplace. Six month access to SellAScript.com Writers Rolodex.
Sponsor:Movie Magic Software
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Feature film script length should be at least 75 pages and not over 130 (there is no page limit).

Finalists will be notified by Oct. 8th Screenplay finalists and winners will be announced in the Screamfest e-newsletter and the winning entries will be posted on the Screamfest website.

Winners and Finalists will receive Movie Magic Software.

Winning screenwriter will receive our amazing gold skull trophy and $1,000 cash prize.

Feedback offered upon request.