10th Annual

Atlantic City Cinefest


Short Screenplay, 10-45 pages, general subject


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Late Deadline
August 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *

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.

1st Place
Cash prize depends on number of entries
Sponsor:Write Brothers

3rd Place
Cash prize depends on number of entries.
Sponsor:Write Brothers

2nd Place
Cash prize depends on number of entries
Sponsor:Write Brothers

Category Rules

• Screenplays must be unproduced.
• Entrants must fill out entry form.
• All authors’ names should be listed on the entry forms.
• You may submit multiple entries; each screenplay submitted must include its own separate entry form and fee.
• Scripts must be submitted via .pdf file or hardcopy on white paper in standard industry format bound with at least two brads. Short scripts from 10 to 45 pages. Pages must be numbered.
• It is the responsibility of the screenwriters to ensure work is protected via copyright or Writers Guild registration. Visit www.wga.org
• Payment in the form of a check made payable to the Downbeach Film Festival must be sent with this application, release form and script. We reserve the right to impose a $20 fee for bounced checks.
• If you would like notification upon receipt of your materials, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard.
• Scripts and materials will not be returned.
• Entrants retain all rights to their screenplays.