HORROR SCREENPLAY & FILM CONTEST ACCEPTING SUBS UP TO 10 MAY 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 31 May 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 31 May 2022.

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  • Brad Look

    Thank you so much to Frights! Camera! Action! for awarding my short animated script Honorable Mention. Do you have a trophy available? Thank you again so much.

    January 2022
  • Brian W. Smith

    Very honored to be a runner-up in the festival with our script "One Good Scare."

    August 2021
  • Barry Miller

    Thank you for selecting my script STEVEN for runner up as Best Villain. Awesome and fun contest.

    August 2021
  • Glenn Lissner

    Always a fun festival. Results were given promptly. Nice to see some fun script categories as well.

    August 2021
  • Debra Peebles

    Lots of fun entering this festival. Loved being part of the Film Contest. I'd love to enter something in the Screenplay contest next year!

    December 2019