* 2016 SUBMISSION PERIOD IS OPEN *

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Thank you for your interest in submitting your screenplay to the 2016 Screamfest Horror Film Festival. Please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and bookmark our website to stay informed of submission dates as well as the Screamfest happenings.

FESTIVAL DATES & LOCATION

2016 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL: OCTOBER 2016
TCL CHINESE 6 THEATRES HOLLYWOOD, CA

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

Early Deadline: January 15, 2016

Regular Deadline: March 15, 2016

Late Deadline: June 2, 2016


SUBMISSION TYPEEARLY 1/15REGULAR 3/15FINAL 6/2
Screenplay$37.00$52.00$62.00



SCREENPLAY SUBMISSION INFORMATION:


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.

ONLINE SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

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.

IF YOU ARE A FINALIST or WINNER:

Finalists will be notified in October.
Screenplay finalists and winners will be announced in a Screamfest e-mail and the winning entries will be posted on the Screamfest website. Please add our email address to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list so that any correspondence with Screamfest will not be blocked or filtered into your bulk folder.

    Top 4 Finalist will receive:
  • Movie Magic Screenwriting software


    Winning Screenwriter will receive:
  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Our amazing gold skull trophy
  • Movie Magic Screenwriting software