5th Annual

Manchester Film Festival


Uncomissioned Screenplays


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Super Earlybird
April 24, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
June 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
September 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
October 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.50 42.50
WAB Extended Deadline
December 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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

Category Details

January 4, 2019

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Uncomissioned Screenplay

Category Rules

1. Scripts submitted to the competition must NOT have been previously
optioned, purchased or produced at the time of entry.

2. Screenwriters who have had previous feature screenplays produced and distributed by non-independent means are ineligible.

3. Submissions must be in English.

4. To enter the Manchester Film Festival Screenplay Competition, you must agree to its Terms and Conditions.

5. The Manchester Film Festival Screenplay Competition readers’
decisions are final.

6. Manchester Film Festival is not responsible for screenplays or
coverage stolen or lost in transit.