"The industry’s #1 horror screenplay contest.” – IndieWire
Horror is one of the most beloved genres in filmmaking. Many screenwriters and filmmakers have broken into the industry through horror filmmaking. If you have a great horror feature film screenplay, we'd love to consider it for this year's grand prize.
Meet the 2019 jury:
- Ryan Turek, VP of Development at Blumhouse Productions (company credits include PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, INSIDIOUS, SINISTER, OCULUS, THE PURGE, OUIJA, THE GREEN INFERNO, Academy-award nominee WHIPLASH and UNFRIENDED).
- Pip Ngo, Director of Acquisitions at XYZ Films (company credits include MANDY, THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK, APOSTLE, and IN DARKNESS.
- Brittany Klesick, Creative Executive at Monkey Paw Productions, Jordan Peele’s production company behind such iconic horror titles as GET OUT and US.
- Juan He, Manager at Good Fear, a management production company whose clients’ credits include IT FOLLOWS, CLOVERFIELD, DONNIE DARKO and THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $ 1,000, introductory phone calls with top Hollywood managers and/or agents, and introduction of winning project to top studio development executives and producers – starting with this year’s judges! The 2nd place winner will receive $500 cash prize and industry introductions. See ScreenCraft's many success stories here.