2nd Annual

Best of the Best


Feature Screenplays


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
New Year Deadline
January 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
First Call Deadline
February 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
March 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
May 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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

Category Details

June 3, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award and Award Certificate
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

1. Submissions must not have been previously optioned or purchased.
2. Submissions must be in English.
3. Submissions can be in any genre.
4. Submissions must be appropriate length for category entered.
5. Submissions must be formatted by industry standards.
6. All check payments must be payable in U.S. dollars to “Fernleif Productions” and drawn from U.S. banks. U.S. Money Orders are also accepted.
7. Any check returned to us for non-payment will be subject to a $15 service fee.
8. To enter the BOTB Competition you must agree to its Terms and Conditions.
9. Film and Screenplay selection for the Festival will be made by the Festival Committee. All decisions are final.

1. Please provide only one primary contact on your application form.
2. Title page should include Name, Address, Phone Number, email, WGA registration (if registered) and genre/type of submission.
3. In the event of multiple owners, any award will be divided equally among owners.
4. If you are sending your entry by mail and would like delivery confirmation, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your submission package.
5. BIB is not responsible for submission that are stolen or lost in transit.


To protect your intellectual property we suggest you register your work with the Writers Guild of America, west (www.wga.org or call 323 782 4500) and the US Patent and Trademark Office.