13th Annual

Omaha Film Festival


Short Length Screenplay Competition


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
July 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 11, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Late Deadline
November 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
November 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

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

Category Details

Approximately February 7, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

- Contact info must be included on title page.
- Short screenplay length is fewer than 30 pages.
- Feature screenplay length is between 31 and 130 pages.
- The Omaha Film Festival does not assume any liability for damage to scripts or publicity materials.
- Screenplay/Teleplay submissions must not have been produced or optioned. Screenplays that are currently optioned or have negotiations and/or are sold before March 6, 2018 are not eligible for competition. Applicants must notify OFF of any changes in status following submission.
- Scripts that have reached the semifinalist level or above in previous years within the OFF Screenplay Competition are not eligible for resubmission.