17th Annual

Screamfest Horror Film Festival & Screenplay Competition


Screenplay Submission


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
January 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 37.00 32.00
Regular Deadline
March 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 52.00 47.00
Late Deadline
June 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 62.00 57.00
Extended Deadline
June 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
WAB Extended Deadline
June 16, 2017
Regular Discounted

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

Category Details

Approximately October 1, 2017

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Gold skull trophy, $1000 cash, software
Cash Award Value: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Movie Magic software
Sponsor:Movie Magic Software

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. 1st. 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.