SHRIEKFEST 20 Award Categories

Best Feature Film*
Best Short Film*
Best Super Short Film
Best Music Video
Best Director
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Feature Screenplay*
Best Short Screenplay
*in several different categories

Submission Rules

1. Please select only ONE SUBMISSION CATEGORY per project.
2. All films MUST BE submitted via ONLINE screeners
3. NO Premiere Status required.
4. Films can have a distribution deal, but should not be available online
5. Foreign films (in their original language) must be presented with English language subtitles.
6. Shriekfest does not pay screening fees.

Eligible Feature screenplays should be formatted to industry standards and be between 70-120 pages.
If a screenplay has been a Finalist in Shriekfest, it does not qualify for a resubmission.
Eligible Short screenplays should be formatted to industry standards and must not exceed 45 pages in length.

SHRIEKFEST 20 Submission Deadlines and Fee Schedule

Submit on or before:
Music Videos
Super Short Films/Scripts*
Short Films/Scripts**
Feature Films/Scripts
January 1, 2020
February 1, 2020
March 1, 2020
May 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

*10 minutes/pages & under, including credits
**11 minutes to 49 minutes

SHRIEKFEST 20 Festival Application

All fields required unless otherwise indicated


ScreenplayFilmMusic Video

I am the owner of this entry and it is my original work.

I am submitting this work for review. While I understand that I retain all rights to ownership of the work, I hereby give the Shriekfest Film Festival permission to feature, advertise, display, in whole or in part, the work titled and described above.

I also understand that my entry is valid only upon completion of the following conditions: (1) receipt of a copy of the work and this completed signed form, (2) the processing of the entry fee by the festival organization, and (3) when the work is found to be original and owned by me or those I represent. I understand that my submission is in no way a guarantee of acceptance into Shriekfest. No one from Shriekfest or its sponsors has guaranteed me admission into the festival.

I, the undersigned, have read the terms and conditions appearing herein, and agree, without exception, to all the terms and conditions stated.

Submission Fee
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