Thank you for your interest in submitting your screenplay to SCREAMFEST Horror Film Festival.

The 2014 screenplay competition is now closed. We will begin accepting submissions for the 2015 year soon after the 2014 Festival takes place in October. Don't forget to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and bookmark our website to stay informed of submission dates as well as the Screamfest happenings.


Submission Type Uploaded By Submission Fee Processing Fee Price
Early January 15th $35.00 $2.00 $37.00
Regular March 15th $50.00 $2.00 $52.00
Final June 2nd $60.00 $2.00 $62.00



Feature film script length should be at least 75 pages and not over 130.

Short screenplays are not accepted.

You may enter your logline or paragraph synopsis on the online submission form. You do not need to include one with your pdf.

Screenplays can be submitted online by clicking the link above.
Online entrants can complete their application, make their credit card payment and upload a PDF version of their script.

Screenplay file names should be saved in this format: Title_Lastname.pdf

The online application must be completed and script uploaded by 11:59 p.m. on the Uploaded By Date.

Entry fees are non refundable, and may be paid in the form of Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover, check or money order paid in US dollars, only through a US affiliated bank.

A $2.00 processing fee will be added to all credit card payments.

Good Luck and thank you for your submission.


A complete entry includes a single copy of a script in PDF format only, a completed online application form and an entry fee.

Add the proper screenplay submission fee to your cart. Once you start the check out process you will complete a submission form, make your payment and then be redirected to upload your pdf file.
You may enter your logline or paragraph synopsis on the online submission form. You do not need to include one with your pdf.

You will be directed to the payment form where you can make your payment through your paypal account or credit card.

You will be directed to the Screenplay Uploader form where you may upload your screenplay in PDF format only and then press the submit button.

Entrants may submit more than one screenplay into the competition, however each entry must be done separately.

Feedback is offered upon request. Complete the field on the online submission form to request feedback.


Finalists will be notified in October.
Screenplay finalists and winners will be announced in the Screamfest e-newsletter and the winning entries will be posted on the Screamfest website.

Top 4 Finalist will receive:

$250 cash prize
Movie Magic Screenwriting software

Winning Screenwriter will receive:

$1,000 cash prize
Our amazing gold skull trophy
Movie Magic Screenwriting software