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Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Contact

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

Web: Click here
Email: info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 13    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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: 06/15/2017

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 Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition

Contact

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

Web: Click here
Email: info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 13    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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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: Click here
Email: info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 13    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

ScreamFest Announces Contest Results

Hate Night by VJ & Justin Boyd has been named the winner of the ScreamFest Screenplay Competition:

Winner
HATE NIGHT by VJ & Justin Boyd

Top 5 Finalists
WITHIN by Gerrin Tramis
LEVEL 5 by Weylin Christopher Caucci
THE MAPLE HOUSE by Kathleen Behun
#14 by Solomon Grundy
HATE NIGHT by VJ Boyd & Justin Boyd


Semi-Finalists
CURIO by Keith Domingue
INBRED by Ryan Gilmore
.338 by Brian Jacques
THE CHANGELING OF KILHAVEN by Michael Strode
THE DEPRAVED by Timothy Gordon
THE SMELL OF DEATH by Mitch Mitchell
SHADOW PLAY by James Terry
PANACEA by Kent Hastings
DEAD CROWS by Chris Todd
VIRGINIA by Toby Jon Osborne
MISSING by Sheldon Woodbury
DEMETER by Rick Briggs
DEVIL'S POET by Joseph D. Blackerby & C. Grant Smith
SILENT RETREAT by Robert de Almeida III
THE SLEEPING DEEP by Jeffrey Blake Palmer
TESTAMENT by Kerry Douglas Dye
CARNEVIL by Ken Miyamoto
THE TOWN THAT DRIPPED BLOOD by Joshua Wagner
STINGERS by Andrew Warren
SUCK by Robert Dorian
ALL HALLOW'S EVE by Christopher Dye
HANGMAN by David Meritt II
DEADLANDS by Jeff Ritchie
DEADLY PASSAGE by Charlie Robinson
HARD FEELINGS by Jim Hemphill


Updated: 11/04/2009
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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: Click here
Email: info@screamfestla.com

Contact: Rachel Belofsky, Festival Director/Founder

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 13    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Jeremy Christensen

An interview with screenwriter Jeremy Christensen regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/14/2013

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Anne Sagel

An interview with screenwriter Anne Sagel regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 06/29/2009

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter R L Kienbaum

An interview with screenwriter R L Kienbaum regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/14/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Francisco Castro

An interview with screenwriter Francisco Castro regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/29/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Billy Maddox

An interview with screenwriter Billy Maddox regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 06/14/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter James Stevens-Arce

An interview with screenwriter James Stevens-Arce regarding the Screamfest Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/08/2004
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