The 2024 Hollywood Jumbo Screenplay Festival is here! Enter your script from a collection of categories: shorts, TV Pilots (TV pilots), and features. You could be the next winner! Get media promotion. International submissions accepted. For more information and guidelines regarding the 2024 Hollywood Jumbo Film & Screenplay Festival, please visit and submit your screenplay online!

SPECIAL NOTE: Overseas submissions (outside of the USA) if you are unable to submit on FilmFreeway, please submit manuscript directly to and pay the initial entry fee provided (listed on the website) at

Awards: certificates, trophies, media promotion, and added to official list of Winners and Finalists for Festival Year. An awards ceremony will be announced online. You do not have to attend the awards ceremony to win. For information on awards ceremony, merely forward an email to



All submissions must be original work or otherwise adaptations.

Overseas submissions(anywhere outside of the USA) you can submit your manuscript directly on the website at

Please note that plagiarism is a serious offense unless otherwise public domain - unoriginal works will be dismissed immediately.

Works that fall under public domain, of course, have no copyright. You are free to submit anything within the general public domain.

Short film scripts must be between 3 - 69 pages.

TV Pilots - format length.

Feature length screenplays are traditionally between 70 - 125 pages (but please, no longer than 165 pages).

Short films - under 70 minutes.

Feature films - over 70 minutes.

All screenplays must be written in professional screenplay format.

Films can be shot in any format.

Any valid screenwriting software can be used for submission of your script. Final Draft is the Industry standard.

Microsoft Word has a screenplay template bundled into the Word package.

Are you learning screenwriting format? Visit Final Draft on Youtube for some insightful videos.

Submission of a screenplay or film is for the purpose of festival recognition and also complimentary criticism (for helpful insights, improvements and talent growth) of written works or films (and of course, coverage can be provided with entires).

We apologize, there are no refunds. Our Judges begin reading the scripts and watching the films as soon as we get them and then the manuscript(s) or films go immediately into coverage-phase from there.

Overall Rating
  • Joey Maranto

    Thank you so much for the selection, it is truly an honor! Such an amazing experience, highly recommend for all writers and producers. Excellent promotion, communication. Look forward to being a part of future festivals, thanks again for a memorable experience!

    December 2023
  • We are grateful our screenplay, Crayola Zen, placed Semi-Finalist in Hollywood Jumbo: The 2023 Film & Screenplay Festival. Congrats to all the talented winners. Thank you Hollywood Jumbo 2023!

    December 2023
  • Robin Neil Chambers

    Thank you all at the festival.
    Having been selected as an award winner for both my short and feature script and honorable mention for another feature shows I am on the right path.

    December 2023
  • I am thrilled and I feel very honored to announce that my faith-base/horror/drama screenplay At The Mercy Of Faith was a top 4 award winner in the Hollywood: Jumbo festival.

    December 2022
  • Great to be a part of an up-and-coming contest. Hopefully awards and prizes can be added to future sessions, but it's always nice to add a win from a national contest to the resume.

    December 2021