10th Annual

Spirit Quest Film Festival


Short Length Screenplay


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
November 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
April 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *

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

Category Details

Approximately May 16, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Screenplay
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

Must be 18 years of age or older to enter the regular competition.

The entered script must not be or previously been sold, or produced.

Screenplay must be original work of the author or authors.

Multiple authorship is allowed. If such a screenplay wins, the prize will be split between the writers.

Multiple entries are allowed, but each entry must be accompanied by their own completed entry form and their own appropriate entry fee. You are allowed to mail them to us in one package to save on postage.

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 mailing them to us!

Submission Guidelines
* If mailing hard copies of your screenplay (preferred), please enclose just one copy.
* ALL Scripts MUST be written in English.
* Body pages must be correctly numbered.
* Script title page should only contain name of screenplay and the name of the author.

Guidelines for hard copy scripts (preferred) :

* You MUST write the Without a Box (WAB) tracking number on your script (if submitted using WAB).
* Scripts must be in industry standard format and bound with 2 or 3 brads.
* Must be on white paper.
* Do not send originals as scripts will not be returned.
* The Spirit Quest Film Festival is not responsible for screenplays lost, stolen or damaged in transit.
* Please refer to your Withoutabox Confirmation Page for any additional instructions.

Script Length:

Feature scripts 50 pages or more.
Short scripts 49 pages or less.

Failure to comply with the guidelines, rules, regulations, or eligibility may be cause for disqualification.