18th Annual

'Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival' ®™




Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
EarlyBird Extension - Discount Deadline
June 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 39.00
Regular Deadline
August 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Summer Extension - Discount Deadline
August 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 43.00
Late Deadline
September 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Fall Extension - Discount Deadline
October 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 54.00 49.00
Final Deadline
November 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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

Category Details

Approximately January 12, 2019

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)
  Hypertext Markup Language (.htm)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place

3rd Place

Category Rules

For best results submit your script using the WAB online screenplay submission program.

Teleplays, Short Screenplays, Pilots, and Screenplays are all welcome to submit to the Screenplay Competition. Fan scripts are also allowed.

The Best Screenplay first prize has a $5000.00 cash reward.

Selected screenplays may be asked if they want a live-actor table reading during the festival.

Must be 18 years of age or older (or have parent / guardian submit on your behalf) to enter this competition. The entered script must not be or previously been sold, or produced and must be original work of the author or authors. Multiple authorship allowed.

No corrected pages or additional pages will be accepted after the screenplay has been entered. PLEASE be sure you double-check your screenplay for errors, blank pages, etc., before submitting.

Failure to comply with the guidelines, rules, regulations, or eligibility may be cause for disqualification. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.