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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 30 minutes or less and is looking for the best short screenplays 15 pages or less.

The 2nd annual HollyShorts Screenplay Contest is part of the 11th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 13-22nd, 2015). We are looking for short screenplays 15 pages or less. All Semi Finalists will be announced and invited to the festival with an all access pass. Top 3 screenplays will be announced/awarded at the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony and the winning 1st place script receives a production deal courtesy of Evil Slave. The completed short will screen at the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatres.

Awards & Prizes

Best Short Screenplay

The first place winning short screenplay will get produced by our production company sponso Evil Slave, to be completed and screen at the HollyShorts Film Festival in 2016.

Sponsor: Evil Slave

Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
2nd Place

Final Draft Software

Sponsor: Final Draft

Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar
3rd Place

Final Draft software prize

Sponsor: Final Draft

Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar

Honorable Mention

Script Pipeline free subscription prize.

Sponsor: Script Pipeline

Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
Semi Finalists

All semi finalists get invite to attend the festival, all access pass.

Value of Goods/Services: 600 U.S. Dollar