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ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY 2018
Next Screenplay Deadline April 20, 2018

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL
SHORT SCREENPLAY
COMPETITION 2018

(10 to 30 Pages)
ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL
FEATURE SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2018

(40 to 120 Pages)
Short Screenplay
Feature Screenplay
Entry Price $30 Entry Price $45
 
   
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ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2018
ENTRY DEADLINES

Early Bird Deadline April 20, 2018
Regular Deadline July 20, 2018
Final Screenplay Deadline October 30, 2018
Finalists Announced November 19, 2018
Winners Announced Dec 17, 2018
8th Annual Zed Fest Film Festival Feature Screenplay Winners 2017
1st Place Marie Laveau M Cristina Beato
2nd Place Hallow's Point Brian W. Smith
     
3rd Place PR*CK! Todd Bronson
4th Place Bad Hair Day Richard Geiwitz
5th Place Gun Driver 2 Johann Karlo
2017 FEATURE SCREENPLAY HONORABLE MENTIONS
  Can You Smell The Flowers? Malcolm Holt
  Kidcide kelly jean karam
  Exit 290 C M Webb
  House of Living Nightmares Mike Meade
  Whisper Cove Scott Kirkpatrick
  Hollow Earth Quest Danny Weiss, Kathy-Krantz-Stewart
  The Turning Daniel Selleck
  The Un-Eff-Able Sam Bistritzky Maggie Herskowitz
  Town of Samhain Mike Kelleher
  Bermuda Laura Valtorta
 
8th Annual Zed Fest Film Festival Short Screenplay Winners 2017
1st Place Shaded Chris Moore
2nd Place This Broken Earth Tom Bragg
3rd Place The Kathcataran Ring Alan Howcroft
4th Place House Rules Diana Woody
5th Place Dog Years Jeremy Storey
     
2017 SHORT SCREENPLAY HONORABLE MENTIONS
  Xq28 Dan Horrigan
  Duet Lisanne Sartor,Colette Sartor
  Vendor Virginia Salvador
  Terrordactyl Eufemia Scarfone
  Buddies From Beyond James Brophy
  The Finish Line Troy Basoren
  Zombie Corp Montgomery Burt
  Brew Master kelly jean karam
  Crazy For The Blonde Tom Bragg
8th Annual Zed Fest Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2017
Feature Screenplay Finalists
Ariel's Next Song Alan Howcroft
Bad Hair Day Richard Geiwitz
Bermuda Laura Valtorta
Can You Smell The Flowers? Malcolm Holt
Cutting Edge Midway Micasso
Dead Strays Neil Chase
Exit 290 C M Webb
FEST Jordan Leibowitz Ryder Sturt
Ghost Work Mark Steensland
Gun Driver 2 Johann Karlo
Hallow's Point Brian Smith
Hollow Earth Quest Danny Weiss, Kathy-Krantz-Stewart
House of Living Nightmares Mike Meade
I Feel Home James Recknagel
Joseph Ian Davies
Kidcide kelly jean karam
Life Goes On Daniel S
Lunatics! Tim Louwsma
Marie Laveau M Cristina Beato
Mr. Jacobs Versus Party Clowns From the Great Beyond Jeff Folschinsky
My Brother, the Taxidermist B. Kornblum Katz
Ngorath Tristan Biber
Nightfall Mike Meade
One Good Scare Brian Smith, Vincent Vinas
PR*CK! Todd Bronson
Runaway Ship Theodore Soderberg
Strappado Robert J. Rogers
The Enochian Wars: Armageddon Unleashed Frank Palumbo
The Turning Daniel Selleck
The Un-Eff-Able Sam Bistritzky Maggie Herskowitz
Town of Samhain Mike Kelleher
Whisper Cove Scott Kirkpatrick
Wolf Con CM Webb
8th Annual Zed Fest Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2017
Short Screenplay Finalists
A prank Ivan Casajœs Guaita
Apartment 84 James Hughes
Brew Master kelly jean karam
Buddies From Beyond James Brophy
Crazy For The Blonde Tom Bragg
Dog Years Jeremy Storey
Duet Lisanne Sartor, Colette Sartor
Globe Joshy Mangalath
House Rules diana woody
How.About.Now Daniel Gold
I Am Starving iman davari
Melville Jeremy Storey
Scared To Death stephen kayfish
Shaded Chris Moore
Terrordactyl Eufemia Scarfone
The Finish Line Troy Basoren
The Kathcataran Ring Alan Howcroft
This Broken Earth Tom Bragg
Vendor Virginia Salvador
Walter's Days Nathan Ludwig, Charles Devin Hill
Xq28 Dan Horrigan
Zombie Corp Montgomery Burt
 
 

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2018

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WIN CASH, SPONSOR PRIZES

Feature screenplay entrants that would like to attend Zed Fest Film Festival 2018 In Southern California, may attend as our guest to Nights 1,2 or 3 with Email RSVP. Once you enter please email us and let us know if you would like to attend, we would be happy to assist you.

NEW SPECIAL AWARD
Mary Shelley Zed Fest Award
 
THE ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL
MARY SHELLEY GOTHIC SCREENWRITING AWARD

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851)
was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist,
biographer, and travel writer.
Her stories have inspired countless authors and filmmakers.

All screenplay lengths submissions are eligible for this award.
ENTER Your SCREENPLAY Now to be considered.
Thank you for your interest in
ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION
 
ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY GENRES

Horror

Suspense

Supernatural

Drama

Science Fiction

Fantasy

Action/Adventure

Art house

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2018

Screenplays must be feature length no less than 40 pages and no more than 120 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. Screenplays should be in 12 point Courier font and pages must be numbered. Only online PDF submissions will be accepted. Any revisions after submission will not be accepted.

TOP PRIZES

1st PLACE $500
2nd PLACE $300

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SHORT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2018

Short Screenplays must be no less than 10 pages and no more than 30 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. Screenplays should be in 12 point Courier font and pages must be numbered. Only online PDF submissions will be accepted. Any revisions after submission will not be accepted.

TOP PRIZES

1st PLACE $100
2nd PLACE $50

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Zed Fest film festival NEW 2018 PRIZE
Zed Fest Film Festival
Energize Your Next Film Project Prize!
Enter your film to receive this award. Zed Fest Film Festival willprovide the winner with $500 Value location shoot assistance in the North Hollywood/Burbank area for your next project. The location includes green screen and lighting set up. Ready for your next film shoot. Zed Fest Film Festival will make the arrangements to ENERGIZE your next Film Project.

ENTER NOW TO QUALIFY FOR THIS PRIZE

 
MMS Quickfilm Budget Award
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Women in Film
We hold a Women In Film Panel annualy. We will be holding Zed Fest Film Festival Women In Film Panel in 2018. We invite you to enter your film to be featured on the night we hold our panel at Laemmle Noho 7, Noho Arts District.
Official Selections are invited to attend our Women in Film Panel & Movies! at the Laemmle Noho 7.

 

Enter Your Band's Music Video For A Chance To be
played at ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2018!

Enter your music video any music genre, we play top winners at the Zed Fest Film Festival 2018 Event in October/November to be held in Southern California.

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL GENRES: MUSIC VIDEO Horror ,Suspense ,Supernatural,Action/Adventure, Science Fiction,Fantasy, Documentary,Music Videos, Super 8.

Duration 1-5 minutes

 


 
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THE PHIL TUCKER SPIRIT AWARD

THE MARY PICKFORD AWARDS

THE GOLDEN MARQUEE FEATURE FILM AWARD

 

THE GOLDEN MARQUEE SHORT FILM AWARD

 

 

 

Additional Sponsor Prizes:
COMPETITION 2018
ENTRY DEADLINES
*ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL CERTIFICATE
*Bonus Top Prize winners Movie Magic Screenwriter software
*InkTip Script Listing:

A listing of your script on InkTip so thatproducers and reps can find you.

InkTip Magazine: Publication of your logline in InkTip's magazine sent to nearly 15000 producers and reps.

FYI: WE CONSIDER YOUR PAYMENT DATE AS YOUR ENTRY DATE, THEN YOU HAVE
10 Business days to get all your links and entry materials into us for consideration.

 


ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY
COMPETITION 2018
ENTRY DEADLINES

Early Bird Deadline

April 20, 2018

Regular Deadline

July 20, 2018

Final Screenplay Deadline

October 30, 2018

Finalists Announced

November 19, 2018

Winners Announced

Dec 17, 2018

 

 

 

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WAIVERS
Sorry, we do not waive entry fees. Please do not ask. Since this is a competition based film festival, it would not be fair to all of the other contestants who have paid their entry fees to allow a submission to enter for free.
Final Screenplay Deadline October 28,2018

To Enter: Download and return the screenplay contest rules and release.pdf.

Fill it out completely and email it to: zedfest@gmail.com include a copy with your submission

Screenplay contest submissions will not be accepted until we receive full payment and a signed, completed rules and release form.

2018 Screenplay Release Onine Fillable PDF FORM
Screenplay Rules Form

Instructions for Online Fillable Rules and Release PDF Form:

You fill out the form online then print as pdf that saves it as a pdf all filled out. You then email it to us as a PDF attachment to zedfest@gmail.com.

 

 
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