27th Annual

"IFS L.A. FILM FEST" - Independent Filmmakers Showcase© 2019 (Los Angeles / Santa Monica / Beverly Hills)

 
Category

SCREENPLAY COMPETITION - Features

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
EARLY BLAST - SPECIAL DISCOUNT DEADLINE
July 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Earlybird Deadline
August 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
IFS OCTOBER BLAST - SPECIAL DISCOUNT DEADLINE
October 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
December 7, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
February 9, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 23, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
March 31, 2019


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  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.

BEST SCREENPLAY
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 1st Place
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 2nd Place

BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY - 3rd Place

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY

BEST TELEPLAY

Category Rules

Category Rules: IFS Unpublished Screenplay Competition
(including categories for Short Screenplay and Teleplay).


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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Cover pages should include only the following:
Title
Author Name
Copyright Information (if applicable)

All scripts must be submitted in English.
General margin rule, 1.5 left, 1 right and 1 top and bottom.

Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars before scripts will be read.

Screenplays and Teleplays submitted must not have been previously optioned, purchased or produced to be eligible for our contest.



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AWARDS and PRIZES:

1st Place Best Screenplay
2nd Place Best Screenplay
3rd Place Best Screenplay
Best Teleplay

$10,000 cash prize for first place screenplay award only.

All winners receive a place on the screenwriters Q and A panel at the IFS Screenplay Contest Awards ceremony and our laurel leaf certificate that will be presented to the winners at our Screenwriters Award Ceremony.

Winners will be mentioned in our awards announcement to trade publications, media, agents, production companies, and producers.

Some Winners in attendance will have a chance for Live Read Thru of script with local theater actors.


Please visit www.ifsfilm.com for more details.