Frights! Camera! Action! is back with its fun, affordable horror screenplay contest. Submissions are open for:

Feature screenplays
Short screenplays (35 page max)

Winners & runners-up will be announced on 28 February 2018. Judging takes place by industry professionals and horror aficionados.

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes go to:
Best Screenplay (feature) - $500.00
Best Screenplay (short) - $250.00
Best Twist - $200.00
Best Villain - $200.00
Most Messed Up Death - $200.00

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

Rules & Terms

1. Screenplays must be submitted via FilmFreeway. 
2. All screenplay entries must be in English. 
3. Screenwriters may submit several projects, but each entry must be submitted separately.
4. All fees are non-refundable.
5. Screenwriters retain full rights to their work.
6. Prize money paid via PayPal on 28 February 2018.

5 Reviews

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    Michael Speer

    Thank you for the recognition.

    November 2017
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    Mike Meade

    Frights! Camera! Action! is a contest that really keeps me motivated to write so I'll always have something new to enter. With all the cool categories, prizes and low entry fees you really shouldn't let this one pass you by.

    August 2017
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    Timothy Swiney

    It's really easy to give a good review when I'm one of the top three for Best Feature Screenplay, but honestly I'm very pleased with the way they handled this contest. I especially like the fact they have included some really cool categories like "Best Villain" and "Most Messed Up Death." I'm looking forward to writing a really gruesome death scene in my next screenplay to compete in the next contest. Hear me judges? Next year's "Most Messed Up Death" award is mine!

    June 2017
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    kelly jean karam

    Hey, anytime a festival offers money as a prize is all right with me! And this festival shucks it out! It also offers fun and quirky categories unlike other festivals. So even if you don't win the pot of gold you may win a laurel for "Best Villain" like "KIDICIDE" did this time around.

    December 2016
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    RICK Fisher

    great contest for up and coming screenplay writers

    December 2016