There is no better way of perfecting your screenplay or stage play than by hearing experienced actors read your words. Read My Script Film Festival gives you just such an opportunity.

We accept stage plays and screenplays of up to approximately 15 minutes in length. Selected scripts will be read to a live audience and streamed online (ticketed event). The recorded event will be available to purchases up to 3 months after the event date.

You retain full rights to your screenplay and there is no limitation on production status. We reserve the right to record, stream and make available through VOD the reading (should your script be selected) for up to 3 months from the event date.

Script requirements:

Maximum length 15 minutes (for standard formats, 15 page screen play and 10 page stage play).

We will have up to 4 actors reading. There is no limit on the number of characters but please be aware there may be some double up in the readings. Where possible, we will try to match genders to characters.

To compliment the event, we will also be screening a selection of micro-short films - all genres accepted, including music videos. Note: we do not accept anything graphically violent or sexual.

Event date (live reading and live stream): December 11, 2021. Please note: live reading is subject to any public health orders in place at the time. The live stream will go ahead regardless.

Selected screenplays and scripts will be read by experienced actors, live streamed and made available through VOD.

By entering the film festival, you agree you hold the rights to the material submitted.

You allow us permission to read and record a reading of your script. Scripts to be up to 15 minutes in length (approx 15 page screen play and 10 page stage play, standard format).

You allow us to live stream and make available via VOD the recording of your script or your short film and allow the VOD to be made available for up to 3 months.

Streaming and VOD will only be made available to ticket holders.

No premiere status required.

Other than the above, you retain all rights to your projects.