The FutureFemme Manifesto

A FutureFemme is someone who doesn’t ask for permission.
A FutureFemme knows her worth, her value, and her goals.
A FutureFemme doesn’t need anyone to open doors for her.
A FutureFemme doesn’t take no for an answer.
A FutureFemme ignores an irrelevant establishment.
A FutureFemme creates iconic, inspirational content on no one’s terms but her own.

FutureFemme make movies.
FutureFemme make history.

Are you a FutureFemme? Join us now.

FutureFemme Screenwriters Prizs

Anyone who identifies as a FutureFemme may enter.

The FutureFemme screenwriters prize is now open.

Does your movie: elevate future femme perspectives, support the advancement of FutureFemme talent, and empower future femmes through cinema?

Enter now: FutureFemme Screenwriting Film Fest

The Event

August 2nd 2018, 8pm
Everyman Cinema Hampstead, UK


Live script reading of our top prize winners script
Industry Q&A “getting readers & selling your script”
Industry panel “FutureFemmes on top, women writers talk working in the room”
Open bar
Industry networking & meet and greet session


FutureFemme Horror Short Script
FutureFemme Horror Feature Script
FutureFemme Horror TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Comedy Short Script
FutureFemme Comedy Feature Script
FutureFemme Comedy TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Dramedy Short Script
FutureFemme Dramedy Feature Script
FutureFemme Dramedy TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Historical Short Script
FutureFemme Historical Feature Script
FutureFemme Historical TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Animation Short Script
FutureFemme Animation Feature Script
FutureFemme Animation TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Drama Short Script
FutureFemme Drama Feature Script
FutureFemme Drama TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Action Short Script
FutureFemme Action Feature Script
FutureFemme Action TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Sci-Fi Short Script
FutureFemme Sci-Fi Feature Script
FutureFemme Sci-Fi TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Erotica Short Script
FutureFemme Erotica Feature Script
FutureFemme Erotica TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Arthouse Short Script
FutureFemme Arthouse Feature Script
FutureFemme Best Female Driven Narrative Short Script
FutureFemme Best Female Driven Narrative Feature Script
FutureFemme Best Female Driven Narrative TV Pilot Script
FutureFemme Best Female Screenwriter
FutureFemme Small Budget Short Script (under $10k)
FutureFemme Ones to Watch: Best Screenwriter Under 30
FutureFemme Ones to Watch: Best Screenwriter Over 55

DURATION: Scripts under a running time of 160 minutes can enter FutureFemme
Screenwriters Prize


Competition winner - overall best script $5000 and live read through event with professional actors
Runners up $1000 cash for features, $700 for short films, $500 for TV Pilots
Professional screenwriting software from our partners
Professional screenwriting education courses from our partners
Invitation to an exclusive awards event in London where industry professionals will be in attendance
1 hour coaching session with a screenwriting agent
Introductions to professional literary agents


Scripts under a running time of 160 minutes can be entered in the FutureFemme Screenwriters Competition.
Anyone who identifies as a FutureFemme (man, woman, non-binary, trans, LGBTQI) may enter.
Only people identifying as female can enter the FutureFemme Best Female Screenwriter prize. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Terms & Conditions

1. Authority to Enter into this Agreement.
In order for FutureFemme to accept your submission, you must assure that you have the right to enter this contest.
1.1 You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old (or the age of majority where you reside, whichever is older), can form a legally binding contract by accepting an agreement online (without exchange of paper), and have the full right, power and authority to enter into and comply with a distribution agreement.
1.2. If you submit to FutureFemme, you represent and warrant that you are legally entitled to do so because:
You are the sole author or creator of the Submission (for example, you are contributing an original screenplay you have written completely on your own); or
You are the sole holder of rights in the Submission because all rights in the Submission have been assigned or transferred to you (for example, you are contributing a script you created and all talent who helped you create the script assigned all their rights to you).
You are the nominated person for an artistic collective who have given you permission to enter their work on their behalf.
You are the manager or agent of the filmmaker and have express permission to submit their work in the FutureFemme.
2. Submission Deadlines
Submissions will be accepted until July 1 2018. Early entry is encouraged but in no way guarantees acceptance.
3. Submission Format
Scripts must be submitted via PDF ONLY.
We do not accept subsequent edits or more complete versions of screenplays, therefore changing or updating the originally submitted link is not accepted.
4. Submission Eligibility
All submissions must have been completed after 1 January 2000.
5. Submission Fee
All submissions are to be paid via credit/debit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.
6. Notification
FutureFemme will endeavour to notify all entrants of our choices in writing by July 1st 2018. Successful submissions will receive further instructions from FutureFemme via email.
7. Scheduling
Events are scheduled at the discretion of FutureFemme. Every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule. FutureFemme reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. FutureFemme will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.
8. Withdrawals
No film may be withdrawn from the festival programme after its selection.

Overall Rating
  • Jess Parker

    Either the worst organized film festival that just completely fell apart, or a total scam to get entry fees. All reviews state the same. There was no communication, constant delays and reschedules, and the festival that never took place.

    November 2020

    I would have to agree with my fellow screenwriters, if I could give this film festival 0 stars I most definitely would.
    A complete paucity of communication and social media presence. I emailed organisers for more details only to receive no response.
    This Daisy Franklin whoever she is, is most definitely a con artist, taking the entry fees of hardworking writers like myself and scamming them.
    Initially I was so pleased to be selected and to hear the awards event was to be in London in March 2019. I also (like other writers) planned on going back to London, as by this time I was no longer in the country, to attend the awards ceremony, only to be told one day before the event that it had been cancelled due to the spurious reason of 'ill health' and would now take place on May 30th. Funny that... Guess what! I received another email yesterday May 29th saying the event had been cancelled again for similar reasons and has now been postponed until July 6/. What a load of horse s***!! We should all be refunded for the lack of respect, consideration and inconvenience.
    I wouldn't recommend this to anyone. And it should be banned from platforms like FilmFreeway.

    May 2019
  • Denise Meyers

    ZERO communication beyond the initial "acceptance" letter generated by Film Freeway. The date for the "festival" was moved and the wrong date was on the invitation. The organizers were supposed to update the website with the list of winners. That still hasn't happened. I sent an email before the event to ask for more information and never heard anything back. There appeared to be no press for this event and I still have no idea if the festival actually happened or if anyone won anything. What a disgraceful way to run a festival. I do NOT recommend this event to anyone.

    April 2019
  • I agree with the other reviewers. I spent 30 dollars submitting my screenplay to two different categories, received a notification that it had been selected for the festival, and that was the last time I heard from them. I even considered attending the gala event in London, so I emailed them asking for more information and never heard back. I tried to find pictures of the event which apparently never happened, as I could not find anything anywhere. Their social media platforms have been deleted. This is a SCAM. I feel sorry for the ones that bought tickets for the event.

    April 2019
  • Ashley Campbell

    I agree with the other two reviews. They told me my short film script was accepted, and then rejected my short film. I was pretty excited to go anyway, even though i was just there for a script and SOOOO excited to attend their fancy gala event that probably never happened. I tried to search the festival on Film Freeway recently and didn't see it - looks like they may have moved to a different platform. Anyway - I think it is probably a scam and I'm p***** that i spend $10 with discount codes. Don't waste your time or money.

    April 2019