19th Annual

Visionfest Screenwriting Competition



Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 21, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Spring Fever Deadline
May 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
August 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
September 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
End of Summer Deadline
September 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
October 13, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00

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

Category Details

Approximately November 17, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

New Vision 18
Commemorative certificate, cash prize, and InkTip.com goods and services
Sponsor:Domani Vision Film Society
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Honorable Mention
Two Honorable Mention prizes, which include a goods/services prize package from InkTip.com will be handed out.
Sponsor:Domani Vision Film Society
Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Screenplays must be unproduced scripts, written in English and in Industry Standard Format (feature length 80-130 pages; short form 3-30 pages).

For the Feature Screenwriting Competition, applicants must be 18 years of age and may reside anywhere in the world. Applicants must submit:

One copy of an original feature film screenplay (in digital formats only as defined within the submission forum selected), approximately 80-130 pages in length, formatted in industry standard screenplay format and written in English. (for Short Script Contest, screenplays should be between 3-30 pages)

Please note: Only original works are accepted. Submissions may not be based, in whole or in part, on material, fictional or nonfictional, produced or unproduced, published or unpublished, unless such material is in the public domain or if it was originally created and published/produced by the applicant(s), in another medium.

No revisions or updated versions will be accepted beyond the initial submission.

A completed application form and an 'entry fee' required for all entries.

Applicants may submit multiple entries, however, those must be submitted separately along with respective fee(s) for each separate submission.

Collaborative works are accepted and are treated as (1) submission, regardless of how many authors are responsible for creating the work.

VISIONFEST – Domani Vision Film Society LLC, based upon its own opinions and voting procedures, reserves the right to grant no awards if there is no entry that qualifies with sufficient merit.

The applicant(s) agree to hold VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com harmless from, and defended against all claims, demands, costs, judgments, losses, expenses (including attorneys’ fees), and liabilities resulting out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any stories submitted to the VISIONFEST Feature & Short Script Competitions or on any screenplay developed out of such stories.