2021 Earlybird Submissions are OPEN.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AND RESTRICTIONS, WE ARE UNABLE TO HOLD THE FESTIVAL IN 2020. OUR 2020 FESTIVAL IS MOVING TO JUNE OF 2021, WHERE WE WILL HAVE AN EXPANDED JOINT EDITION OF OUR 9TH AND 10TH ANNUAL EVENTS. THE EXPANDED EVENT WILL HONOR BOTH THE 2020 SELECTIONS/WINNERS AND NEW 2021 SELECTIONS/WINNERS.
Horror Hotel Script Categories
Feature / Short / TV Pilot / Web Episode
Horror Hotel Script Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Horror-Comedy, Sci-Fi, Slasher, Suspense-Thriller
Championship belts for Best film, Best script, Best film score and Viewers Choice award.
EARLYBIRD DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2020: $35
STANDARD DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2021: $40
LATE/FINAL DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2021: $45
Awards to attending winners include trophies, plaques and championship belt to Best Overall Script (across all genres/lengths) -
If you are submitting via mail-
There are NO restrictions as to when your script was completed or where it has been released. Anyone may enter the competition. All entries must receive an average score of 85 or above in the judging process to qualify for award placement.
If you are submitting your script via e-
If you are submitting your script via hard copy in the mail, we request that you also send your script by e-
Hard copies are NOT returned, unless you clear this with the festival administration from the beginning. In order to have your hard copy returned to you (after the festival) you MUST send an SASE along with your script -
If your project qualifies for an award, you or a direct representative from your project must be in attendance at the festival in order to receive any physical awards. Non-
All submissions -
You may withdraw your submission at any time, but there are no refunds on submissions.