HollyShort Screenplay Contest - EarlyBird Deadline


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hollyshorts_screenplay.jpgThe Academy Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) is an annual short film festival showcasing the best and brightest short films and short screenplays from around the globe. The festival showcases the top short films produced 40 minutes or less and is looking for the best short screenplays 30 pages or less and TV pilots 50 pages and under.

The 9th annual HollyShorts Screenplay Contest is part of the 18th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 11-20, 2022). We are looking for short screenplays 30 pages or less. All Quarter, Semi, and Finalists will be announced and invited to the festival with an all access pass.

Top 5 screenplays will be announced/awarded at the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony and the winning scripts receives production deals courtesy of The Seattle Film Summit, Hawk Films, and 88th Street Productions. Top 5 winners receive Final Draft software and Network ISA prizes. The completed shorts will screen at the 2023 HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatres and receive automatic distribution on Bitpix!

For more information on prizes, contest rules, and how to submit visit: