17th 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
April 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Super Short (under 10 mins) 32.00 27.00
Regular Deadline
July 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Super Short (under 10 mins) 37.00 32.00
Late Deadline
August 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Super Short (under 10 mins) 47.00 42.00
Extended Deadline
August 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Super Short (under 10 mins) 62.00 57.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Super Short (under 10 mins) 70.00 65.00

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

Category Details

Approximately September 15, 2017

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. 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.