FILM SUBMISSIONS

The IHSFF focuses on independent competition horror and sci-fi films. We also showcase horror and sci-fi genre independent studio films with celebrity guests in attendance. 

We take film submissions in the following categories:

  • Horror Feature (TRT over 60 minutes)

  • Horror Short (TRT under 30 minutes)

  • Sci-fi Feature (TRT over 60 minutes)

  • Sci-fi Short (TRT under 30 minutes)

 

HOW TO SUBMIT

The 2020 International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests!

We are taking submissions through
December 16, 2019. 

Notifications of selected films will be the end of
February 2020.

 
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HOW TO SUBMIT

International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests!

We are taking submissions through
December 16, 2019. 

Notifications of selected winning screenplays will begin the end of February 2020.

SCREENPLAY SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN !

The International Horror and Sci-fi Film Festival is looking for the best unproduced short film scripts out there.

Screenplays must be yours, original, within the horror or sci-fi genre and under 25 pages. So let's see what you've got!

Plus, we've got a lot of great prizes for our screenplay winners.
Check out our prizes below!

 
 
 

SCREENPLAY PRIZES:

First Place:

  • $250 cash from the Phoenix Film Foundation

  • Listing on IHSFF website

  • One (1) InkTip script listing and one (1) InkTip magazine listing

  • Two VIP Passes to the 2020 Phoenix Film Festival (accommodation and air fare not included).

Second Place:

  • A Phoenix Film Festival prize pack

  • Listing on IHSFF website

  • One (1) InkTip script listing and one (1) InkTip magazine listing

  • Two VIP Passes to the 2020 Phoenix Film Festival (accommodation and air fare not included)

Third Place:

  • Listing on IHSFF website

  • One (1) InkTip script listing and one (1) InkTip magazine listing

  • Two VIP Passes to the 2020 Phoenix Film Festival (accommodation and air fare not included)

Top Ten Finalists:

  • Listing on International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival website with contact information for producers to request copies of their scripts.

Winners of the IHSFF Short Screenplay Challenge will receive an InkTip Script Listing to promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents.

Companies who are InkTip members include: ABC, Anonymous Content, APA, CBS Films, HBO Films, ICM, Paradigm, Paramount Pictures, Hallmark Channel, FX, Universal, WME, Echo Lake, Zero Gravity, Bad Robot, 20th Century Fox, and many more.