HORROR SCREENPLAY & FILM CONTEST ACCEPTING SUBS UP TO OCTOBER 31, 2022.

Frights! Camera! Action! is a fun, affordable and recurring horror screenplay and film contest. submissions are open for:
- Short screenplays (35 page max)
- Feature screenplays
- Short Films (35 mins max)
- Feature Films

​Awards & Prizes go to:
​​SCREENPLAYS​
Best Screenplay (feature) - $500.00
Best Screenplay (short) - $250.00
Best Twist - $200.00
Best Villain - $200.00
Most messed up death - $200.00

FILMS
Best film (feature) - $500.00
Best film (short) - $250.00
Best twist - $200.00
Best villain - $200.00
Most messed up death - $200.00

​Winners & runners-up will be announced on November 11, 2022. Judging takes place by industry professionals and our horde of horror aficionados and each entry will be read/viewed at least twice.

​Frights! Camera! Action! laurels go to all category winners and to runners up.

​​SCREENPLAYS​
Best Screenplay (feature) - $500.00
Best Screenplay (short) - $250.00
Best Twist - $200.00
Best Villain - $200.00
Most messed up death - $200.00

FILMS
Best film (feature) - $500.00
Best film (short) - $250.00
Best twist - $200.00
Best villain - $200.00
Most messed up death - $200.00

Frights! Camera! Action! laurels go to all category winners and to runners up. Honorable mentions to screenplays and films we really, really like.

1. Entries must be submitted via FilmFreeway. 

2. All entries must be in English.  

3. Participants may submit several projects, but each entry must be submitted separately.

4. All fees are non-refundable.

5. Screenwriters and film-makers retain full rights to their work.

6. Prize money paid by PayPal on November 11, 2022.

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  • Maryellen Devivo

    This was my first time entering a screenplay into a fest, and I am excited to get an honorable mention for my short, "Sitting Larry." Thanks for reading!

    July 2022
  • Pleased that my feature-length screenplay "FOOTPRINTS" was considered as honorable mention. Thanks to all the staff involved at the festival.

    July 2022
  • John O'Callaghan

    It was such an honor to be given an honorable mention for my script “Cult Slayer” this festival is really awesome and I highly recommend!

    July 2022
  • Thanks to Frights! Camera! Action! for providing a Finalist rating to my screenplay (www.winterbirdmovie.com). A very pleasant scare!

    July 2022
  • An absolute honor to take part in this great contest and be acknowledged for my screenplay.

    July 2022