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Screenplay Contest List: Horror

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Screenwriting Contests that focus specifically on the horror genre, or that offer a special award for horror scripts.

Contests found: 71

Rating Contest Deadline
4.55555555556 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Horror Hotel International Film Festival
2024-04-01 04/01/2024
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
2024-04-06 04/06/2024
5 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
2024 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
2024-04-15 04/15/2024
4.4224137931 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
StoryPros Awards Contest
2024-04-30 04/30/2024
2.94117647059 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
2024-05-04 05/04/2024
4.12903225806 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
2024-05-19 05/19/2024
4.92857142857 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
Emerging Screenwriters Suspense Screenplay Competition
2024-05-23 05/23/2024
4.606 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Austin Film Festival Script Competition
2024-05-24 05/24/2024
4.33333333333 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
2024-06-02 06/02/2024
3.42105263158 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
2024-06-15 06/15/2024
0 n/a
Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival
2024-07-21 07/21/2024
3.73148148148 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Slamdance Screenplay Competition
2024-07-26 07/26/2024
4.34821428571 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Screenplay Festival
2024-08-15 08/15/2024
0 n/a
New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
2024-09-01 09/01/2024
3.17857142857 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Worldfest - Houston Int'l Film Festival
01/31/2023 (expired)
1.75757575758 2 stars2 stars
Fade In Awards
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3.71825396825 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest
06/30/2023 (expired)
3.20382165605 3 stars3 stars3 stars
The 18th Annual FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards
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2.98 3 stars3 stars3 stars
WriteMovies 2023 Screenwriting Contest
11/26/2023 (expired)
2.44444444444 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Eerie Horror Screenplay Competition
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2.33333333333 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
International Horror and Sci Fi Short Screenplay Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Rod Serling Short Script Competition
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3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Terror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
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4.09150326797 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Creative World Awards
01/31/2024 (expired)
2 2 stars2 stars
A Night of Horror International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
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4.64634146341 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Table Read My Screenplay Competition - Park City
11/09/2023 (expired)
3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Zed Fest Schlock Horror Short Sreenplay Contest
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4.08421052632 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
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3.08474576271 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition
10/26/2023 (expired)
4.4358974359 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)
02/15/2024 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Script Pipeline First Look Project
10/30/2023 (expired)
4.55 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
ScreenCraft Horror Screenwriting Competition
10/31/2023 (expired)
2.75 3 stars3 stars3 stars
Stage 32 Search for New Blood Contest
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0 n/a
Zed Fest Horror/Sci-Fi/Action/Suspense Screenplay Competition
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3.58333333333 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
The 5th Annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition: Presented by Filmmakers.com
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3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Film Crash Screenplay Competition
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Indie Horror Screenplay Contest
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
GenreBlast Film Festival
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4.66666666667 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest
01/07/2024 (expired)
0 n/a
CAL-TEX Worldwide Horror Fest
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest
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0 n/a
Haunted Horror Film Festival
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0 n/a
Shiver International Film Festival
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0 n/a
Grave Intentions Horror Anthology & Screenplay Contest
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Script Summit
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3.33333333333 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Underground Indie Film Festival
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4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Pitch Now Screenplay Competition
11/30/2023 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition
12/14/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
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3.71428571429 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
L.A. Live Film Fest
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3.92857142857 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Your Script Produced! Studios : Season 3
08/31/2022 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Filmmatic TV Pilot Awards
09/20/2023 (expired)
0 n/a
Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival
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4.5 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
The Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition
12/15/2023 (expired)
3.6 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Stage 32 Microbudget Horror Script Contest
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4.38461538462 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
06/20/2023 (expired)
4.27272727273 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars
Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards
12/20/2023 (expired)
3.5 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars
Page Turner Screenplays - Feature & TV GENRE
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4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
WriteMovies Horror Award
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0 n/a
Summer in the South Film Festival
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3 3 stars3 stars3 stars
The TITAN Awards
06/30/2023 (expired)
2.6 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
SunVale Script Contest
06/19/2023 (expired)
2.66666666667 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars
Lit Scares International Horror Film Festival
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0 n/a
Script Studio Feature Screenwriting Contest
06/19/2022 (expired)
0 n/a
Creative Screenwriting TV Pilot Competition
06/15/2023 (expired)
1 1 star
Horror2Comic Contest
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0 n/a
Hysteria Fest
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0 n/a
MidWest WeirdFest
01/15/2024 (expired)
4 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Monthly.
0 n/a
Strange Days Horror Fest
Monthly.

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