4 Fests You Should Enter This Week

New York Screenplay Contest

Next Deadline: December 20th

Entry Fee: $30

“The New York Screenplay Contest is a global screenwriting contest designed to launch careers and provide recognition and network opportunities to the world’s best new voices in screenwriting for film and television.  The New York Screenplay Contest awards its winners with cash, prizes, sponsorship packages, and meetings with leading industry professionals.”

Accepts Features, Shorts, Stage Plays, TV pilots & Treatments

website: http://newyorkscreenplaycontest.com/submission

22nd Annual Aspen Shortsfest

Next Deadline: December 21st

“Aspen Shortsfest seeks entries demonstrating originality, creativity, integrity and technical excellence in their approach to their subject matter and to the art of short cinema. Aspen Shortsfest’s 2013 International Competition will award over $13,000 in prizes.”

Accepts Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama and Student short films under 40 minutes

website: http://www.aspenfilm.org/index.php/call-for-entries-sf

Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab

Next Deadline: December 21st

Entry Fee: $55.00

“The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab, going into its 13th year, is an intimate gathering that takes place each Spring in East Hampton, New York (April 13-15 in 2012). The Lab develops emerging screenwriting talent by pairing established writers and creative producers with up-and-coming screenwriters (chosen by HIFF in collaboration with key industry contacts). With scripts from past writers produced year after year, the Lab continues to be a safe and inspiring place for artists to find and hone their creative vision.”

Accepts feature-length screenplays

website: http://hamptonsfilmfest.org/festival2012/how-to-submit/

Seattle International Film Festival

Next Deadline: January 7th, 2013

SIFF is the largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States, with more than 250 feature/documentary films and 150 short films presented to an audience of over 155,000 annually. One of the top festivals in North America, SIFF has been cited as one of the best “audience festivals” in the world.

Accepts Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Narrative Shorts, Documentary Shorts & Animations

website: http://www.siff.net/festival/prelaunch.aspx

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3 thoughts on “4 Fests You Should Enter This Week

  1. Thank you for the support! We look forward to viewing everyone’s amazing work!
    -New York Screenplay Contest


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