16th Annual

London Independent Film Festival


Short Screenplay


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
November 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
February 22, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 26, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00

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

Category Details

March 13, 2019

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Screenplay
A staged script reading in London, screenwriting software, and fast-track submission to a major literary agency & film studio
Sponsor:Studio 63
Value of Goods/Services: 500 United Kingdom Pound

2nd Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

Eligibility: Participation is open to all short film scripts.


* All script submissions must be completed after January 1, 2006.
* All submissions must include:
A short film script less than 50 pages in length,
* Submissions must be received by LIFF no more than one week after the final closing deadline.