Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Screamfest

Contact

8840 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
310-358-3273 (voice)
310-358-3272 (fax)

Web:
http://www.screamfestla.com
Email:
info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

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Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Report Cards: 15    
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Objective

Screamfest was formed in order to give filmmakers and writers in the horror/sci-fi genres a venue to have their work showcased to people in the industry. We are very proud that the majority of the films showcased now have distribution. Writers have garnered representation due to the festival.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/15/2021

Notification: October 5

Rules

  • Screenplays can be submitted online.
  • Online entrants can complete their application, make their credit card payment and upload a PDF version of their script.
  • Feature film script length should be at least 75 pages and not over 130 (there is no page limit).
  • We will notify screenplay finalists in October. The winning screenplay will be announced at the festival closing night awards ceremony.
  • The screenplay finalists will be announced in an email sent to you from Screamfest and posted on the front page of the Screamfest website in October.
  • 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.

Awards

Top 4 Finalist will receive:
  • Movie Magic Screenwriting software
  • A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you.
  • Publish your logline in InkTip's bi-monthly publication sent to nearly 15,000 producers, agents and managers.
Winning Screenwriter will receive:
    General meeting with Blumhouse Productions
  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Our amazing gold skull trophy
  • Movie Magic Screenwriting software
  • A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you.
  • Publish your logline in InkTip's bi-monthly publication sent to nearly 15,000 producers, agents and managers.
  • SellAScript.com Total Script Express.
  • One Year free listing in SellAScript.com Script Marketplace.
  • Six month access to SellAScript.com Writers Rolodex.

Screamfest

Contact

8840 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
310-358-3273 (voice)
310-358-3272 (fax)

Web:
http://www.screamfestla.com
Email:
info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Report Cards: 15    
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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Contact

8840 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
310-358-3273 (voice)
310-358-3272 (fax)

Web:
http://www.screamfestla.com
Email:
info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Report Cards: 15    
Have you entered?
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Contest News

Screamfest Announces Contest Results

Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler has been named the 2021 Screamfest Horror Screenplay Competition Winner. Finalists, Semifinalists, and Quarterfinalists have also been announced.

Screamfest Horror Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2021 screenplay competition finalists, semi-finalists and quarter-finalists and winning screenplay.

WINNING SCREENPLAY:
Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler

TOP 5 FINALISTS:
Boys by Michael Klug
Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler
Moving On by John Bruno
Paragon by Erik Michael
Where Shadows Live by Grace Presse

SEMIFINALISTS:
Boys by Michael Klug
Dissolution by Jonathan Siebel
Fader by Devin Roche
Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler
Moving On by John Bruno
Paragon by Erik Michael
Shadow of Death by Matthew Barry Ryan
They Hunt by Mason Weigel
Where Shadows Live by Grace Presse

QUARTERFINALISTS:
The Big Scare House by Robin Eaton
Blood Music by Jesse Kapp
Bloodbath by Patrick Tierney
Body Slam: A Luchador Horror Story by Adam Messana & Alexander Messana
Boys by Michael Klug
Breaking Up Is Easy by Amy Brown Carver
Cold Jungle by Erik Michael
Delicate Arch by Matt Warren
Dissolution by Jonathan Siebel
Fader by Devin Roche
Final Boy by Brendan Jones, Daumoun Khakpour, and John B. Garcia
Forklift Gladiators by Nik Wendelsdorf
Hangman by Paul Petersen and J.C. Doler
King of the Castle by Kody Zimmermann
Mother’s Milk by Mike Harris Moving On by John Bruno
Muck by Malcolm Badewitz
Night of the Gray by Hugh H. Serreph
The Nagual by Kermit Davidson
Obscura by Carlos Marin
Oh Deer by Krista Crawford
The Other Side by Nonie Shiverick
Page Turner by Marc Roussel
Paragon by Erik Michael
Restoration by Don Stroud & Winter Mead
The Rotting of Casey Culpepper by Daniel Slottje
Runaway Wind by Michael Raymond
The Secret Behind Andover Palms by Jimmy Scanlon
Shadow of Death by Matthew Barry Ryan
Silver State by Andrew McAllister & Aaron Strongoni
Slashr by Zak White and Todd Spence
Sundown Blues by Jessie Rivers
The Water Strider by Matthew Barry Ryan
The Willows by Gwendolyn Hulet
They Hunt by Mason Weigel
Werewolves From Outer Space by Justin Nosler
Where Shadows Live by Grace Presse
Widow by Brett Brooks

Updated: 10/26/2021

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Contact

8840 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
310-358-3273 (voice)
310-358-3272 (fax)

Web:
http://www.screamfestla.com
Email:
info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Report Cards: 15    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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