Austin Film Festival horror & sci-fi screenplay call for entries.

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More

The final deadline for the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition is this Saturday, May 31.  Our Horror and Sci-Fi categories may be of interest to your contact list.  This year, both categories are sponsored by Darkwoods Productions which is run by Frank Darabont (The Mist, The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption).  He and his Executive, Dana Ashmore, will be the primary judges and will meet with the winner in each category. 

Austin Film Festival horror & sci-fi screenplay call for entries.

Austin Film Festival horror & sci-fi screenplay call for entries.

If you have any questions please contact Matt Dy, Screenplay Competition Director, at


As one of the most industry recognized contests of its kind, AFF’s Screenplay Competition continues to encourage and advocate the work for new, talented writers.  We are proud to include Frank Darabont’s Darkwoods Productions as the official sponsor of this year’s Horror and Sci-Fi Award categories. The company will review the top scripts submitted in each category and will determine the Semifinalists and Finalists and the winner will be handpicked by Frank Darabont and Dana Ashmore his Executive.  If you have a Horror or Sci-Fi feature screenplay, don’t miss out on this opportunity to get recognized!

 Final Deadline: May 31 2014

 For more information and to submit your script, please visit

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