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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: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered this contest?
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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.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/02/2014

Notification: October 1st

Rules

  • Screenplays can be submitted online at our website June 2, 2014.
  • 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).
  • Finalist will be notified by October 1st.

Awards

Software, a Golden Skull, $1000 cash prize.

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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: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered this contest?
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: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered this contest?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Screamfest Names 2014 Contest Winners

Asylum by Michael Strode & Eric Wostenberg has been named the winner of the 2014 Screamfest Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/24/2014

2012 ScreamFest Results

Jeremy D. Christensen's The Gaslamp Horror has been named the "Best Screenplay" Winner of the 2012 ScreamFest Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 03/29/2013

ScreamFest Announces Contest Results

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

Updated: 11/04/2009

ScreamFest Announces Contest Winners

Haunted High by MV Gerhard & Matt Verboys has been named the winner of the 2008 ScreamFest Sreenwriting Competition.

Updated: 11/14/2008

Screamfest Announces Finalists

Screamfest has announced their screenplay finalists for 2008.

Updated: 10/08/2008

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: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered this contest?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:
Screenwriter Billy Maddox

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

Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?

A: The title is "Scary Down There", and it's about 9 pages long. So I'll try to be brief in my answers. I would hate for the interview to be longer than my script. How embarrassing. And verbose. And loquacious.

Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?

A: I tried to enter the 24 hour script writing contest, but I overslept. You have to be fast with that one. So I entered it here. They let you write the whole weekend.

Q: Were you satisfied with the adminstration of the contest? Did they meet their deadlines? Did you receive all the awards that were promised?

A: Yes, yes, yes!

Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?

A: No, no, no! Wait. No, no!

Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?

A: No, no.

Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?

A: Yes, yes.

Q: Do you live in Los Angeles? If not, do you have any plans to move there?

A: Yes. No.

Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?

A: I'm working on a new script. Yes. Wait, was that in the right order? Let me go again, I can do better. Really. I got ten pages in me, easy. I swear it!

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2005