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HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Contact

14622 Ventura Blvd Suite 102
#722
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
8187609897 (voice)

Web: http://hollyshorts.com
Email: staff@hollyshorts.com

Contact: Daniel Sol, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
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Objective

HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) is an annual Academy Qualifying 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.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Earlybird January 24, 2020 $35 48
Regular March 20, 2020 $45 104
Late May 1, 2020 $55 146
Extended May 22, 2020 $70 167

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Rules

If selected, I hereby grant permission to produce and screen the above mentioned as part of the HollyShorts Screenplay Contest. In addition, proceeds made by HollyShorts will go to HollyShorts, selected charities and sponsors. Submission information and screenplays will be utilized solely for the purpose of helping the selected parties advance their careers by showcasing the work to industry peers and executives.

Awards

Quarter finalists (top 50) and Semi Finalists (top 25 screenplays) get an all access pass to the HollyShorts Film Festival and are invited to the awards event at Harmony Gold August 17th in Hollywood where we will announce the top 3 Finalists and Grand Prize winner. Final Draft Software to the winners, and ISA will award a finalist with a prize. Grand Prize first place screenplay winning an Seattle Film Summit and abundant productions deal to get produced by HollyShorts, with the completed film screening in the festival.

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Contact

14622 Ventura Blvd Suite 102
#722
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
8187609897 (voice)

Web: http://hollyshorts.com
Email: staff@hollyshorts.com

Contact: Daniel Sol, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Contact

14622 Ventura Blvd Suite 102
#722
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
8187609897 (voice)

Web: http://hollyshorts.com
Email: staff@hollyshorts.com

Contact: Daniel Sol, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

HollyShorts Film Fest Names Screenplay Selections

Official Selections have been announced for the 6th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, part of the 15th annual HollyShorts Film Festival (August 8-17th, 2019).

Semifinalists and Finalists will be announced during the festival and the top 3 screenplays will be announced/awarded at the HollyShorts Awards Ceremony on August 17th, with the winning script receiving a $10,000 production deal courtesy of Seattle Film Summit and Abundant productions, and Final Draft software awarded to the top 3 along with the ISA award prize.

The completed shorts will screen at the Academy Qualifying 2020 HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.

6th Hollyshorts Screenplay Contest Official Selections:

John Trefry – 5150
Jessica Hester – Untitled
Matthew Freeman – One Stop on the Circle Line
Sateesh Khensu Zanemvula – Meatloaf Lover
Dominique Nieves – 21 Candles
M. Rowan Meyer – Capsule
Ano Okera – For Little Girls Who Are Afraid To Speak
Jacquelyn Li – Impersonal
Kristy Ellington – Meadow Valley Dollhouse Competition
Ryan Dingus – Dark Timber
Thomas Michael – 07:13
Daniel Duranleau – Winkies
Christine M. Torres – The Cleanup Crew
Molly Capobianco – Buddies
Anthony Brenneman – Thieves
Sarah Plhaus – DNR
Britt Logan – The Shallow End
Hannah Rebecca Carlson – Speaking of Lily
Alfred Thomas Catalfo – Late For Prom
Suzanne Weinert A Girl. A Boy. A Ford. – A Love Story
Alexis Carra – Ping Pong
Nick Hatton Jones – Season of Sacrifice
Luke Marcus Rosen – Gasbar
Amanda Dreschler, Michael A. Livingston – Crane
B. Maddox – Lucky All Around
Gil Saint – Little Pistol
Evan Rosse – Ian
Taz Lake – The Best You Got
Clay Neigher – Proof of Humanity
Jean Lee – Pulau Ubin
Amanda Quintos – No God at Night
Shane Gambill – Prodigal
LU Yuanjiong – Rain Likely Today
Tracy Schumer – Girl, You Better Chill
Peter Buhl – Return To Me
Christine Celozzi – For Nerivia
Justin McGowan – Going Home
Gregory Allen – Reparations
Dorothy Irwin – Ewe Stew
Juan Linares – A Bucket of Ice
C. Russell – Peripheral
Adele Heather Taylor – Cuts Like a Knife
Marcus Julius – Five Stages of Grief: Starbucks-style
Leslie Hardy – The Visit
Terry Hayman – Angel in a Chair
T.J. Morehouse – The Most Hated Man in Lubbock
Philip Sedgwick – Viral
Maggie Mahrt – Zero to Sixty
Adrian Cardenas – In An Orderly Fashion
Thomas Brown, Dave Jay – Too Much Bupkis
Michael Pizzano – Robotomy
Montana Cypress – The One In the Dark
Jeanette McDuffie – Higher Ground
Domenico Attianese, Vincenzo Giordano – Nothing Gets Wasted
Casey Costello – The Worst 5 Dayz of My Life
Katherine Neuner – Broken Sidewalk
Lori Ochsner – The Hero
Anthony Povah – SLOTS: A Commuters' Fantasy
Nevin Bolla – Disconnect
Kevin Mahoney – Bruised Peel
Mugs Cahill Allysons – Wonderland: Mad Bladder
Mugs Cahill Allysons – Wonderland: Unbirthday Party
Amy Sullivan – Pick Up
Gene Cartier – American Dream (Short)
Ricardo Bravo – Hush Little Baby
Elaine Loh – Vincent
Hannah McKibbin – The God Factor
Kel Vance – Bespoke
Jonathan Marballi – Phelandra
McKenzie Moser – Playing House
McKenzie Moser – Cone Head
Jedidiah Carlson – Cello
Shane Torres – Talking at the Movies
George Snape – I Live Alone, Everyone Does
Kaitlin Broadbent – The Brothers Of Rwanda
Edward Santiago – The Badge, the Gun, and the Hangman's Noose
Mike Kravinsky – Bird's Eye
Tatia Rosenthal – Fatty
Peter Donovan – Wolves
Julie Volkamer – All The Stars In Between
Joseph M. Leone – Dire Consequences
Olga Rozanova – The Crossing
Blake Ellis, Brandon Weis, Michael Oldham – Reconsolidation
Bronwyn Lewis – The Lovely Dark
Ally May – In A Breath
Jason Briker – Luck
Kenneth Nguyen – Mid City
Marjory Kaptanoglu – Run, My Dear
James Everett – Tell Tale Wank
Charlotte Daniel – Bruno
Joey Connolley – The Astronaut
Kenneth Sanabria – Blood and Ash
Diana Lanham – Elijah
Aiona Byuwek – And Sat Down Beside Her
Justin Bregman – Tunnel Vision
Joel Kohn – The Mirror
Lindiwe Mueller-Westernhagen – Desmond's Not Here Anymore
Tanya Carleton Lovrics – T A L K
Cristian Pascariu – Karma is a B..oy
Anna Schiera – Trees
Bryce Marrero – He Was Unarmed
Ray Raghavan, Nick Purrier – AlieNation
Mia Tate – The Bend
Jason Tostevin – Hero
Janis McGavin – POP!
Mark Renshaw – The Broken Kingdom
Finley Mulligan – Springerle
Mark Renshaw – Mr. Time
Daniel Clark – Shqiponja
Malhaar Gupte – Fireflies
Chriselle Almeida – Shakespeare's Heroines at the Gynecologist
Antuan Russ – Blink
Shareef Snuggs – There's Nothing There
Hunter Palmer – Bird Doggin
Dee Chilton – Taking Flak
Tyrone Green – Moonlight Hunt
Roniel Tessler – My Soul To Take
Martin Keady – The Freezer
Derek Brown – Polish Caprice
Tara Moini – Zeba (Beautiful)
Kurtis Theorin – The Giver of Secrets
Brandon Ruzovich – Love cuts like a Knife
Deirdre Patterson – D.F.W.
Courtney & Mark Sposato – Hey, It's Me
Cash Robinson – Wendigo
Justin Solaiman – Entombment
Bernardo Duran Jr – Blank an Animated Short Film
Frances de Larminat – One Day
Kat Corbett – The Bad Ones
Liz Kurtz – Manny
Tanya Lemke – Emery
Mithra Alavi, Zein Khleif, Kathleen Peiris – Leila's Gift
Angelita Mendoza – Wetback
Matthew Hopper, Steve Kenny – No Ordinary Stranger
Jess Grant – Thy Neighbor
Jess Grant – Loser
Christopher Gooley – New In Town
Max Curry – In Safe Keeping
David Schumann – Henchman
David Manos Morris, A.K. Abeille – An Unauthorized Christmas
Steve Marra – Trophies
Steve Marra – Trust
Mark Harrison – Machines Can't Love
Brian White – The Tiki Ticket
Deseree Whitt – Ambiguous
Jennifer Ann Kolowinski – Plaything
Celeste Marie – The Mourning After
Scott Nelson – Metamorphosis Revisited
Chris W. Smith, Jack De Sena – Paranoid Android
Bernhard Riedhammer – Cardboard Box
Christopher de las Alas – Forsaken
Marco Amato – Uncomfortable Distance
Mandy Vicsai – Breaking Out
Susan Turley – Big Man
Zeus Kontoyannis – Bitch Revolution
Anjini Taneja Azhar – Martina
Nathan Smith – Crankbait
Saoli Nash – Serpentine
Melissa Pleckham, Ken Ramos – Unarmed
Carman Ho – I Carry You In Me
Eric Casaccio – Always Love
Jason Thompson – When All the Animals Are Gone
Rachel Kempf – Puberty
Valentyn Korotkevych, Aury Barnett – Awake
Bayan Khan – A Modern Dustbowl Courtship Tale
Tricia Lee – Still Me (Short)
Ina Espiritu – Home Planet
Wojciech Szczerba – Mary on the Moon
Elisabeth Watts – Freezer
Shaun Radecki – Sergio: A Scorpion's Tale
Shaun Radecki – Baggage
John Ira Palmer – A Little Light for Beverly
Hilary Van Hoose – Sherlock Holmes Meets Dracula in the 21st Century
William Hopewell –Thirst
Debbi Mack – Murder Your Darlings
Luis Fernandez – Thulian
Scott Sullivan – The Principal
Michael Goyert – Juggernaut
Dial Jones – Antiquities
Jacob Mittlestadt-Raab – Blood and Providence
Leland Frankel – Monster Hunter
Diane Lansing – Trust
Rey Ramirez – The Adventures Of Elf Abba
Monique Amado – Good Sam
Noam Argov – Me and Uterus
Ben Samuels – The Cradle
Raul Menjivar – The Demoniac
Jeff Woodard – Last Man Standing
Nik Benn – Curiosity Shop
Lyndal Simpson – Possum
Ben Gottlieb – Audience Questions
Carroll Brown – The Illusion of Pain
Steve Reese – Luck Of The Irish
Josh Smooha – Dr. Hash
Glyn Carter – Turingland
Nik Benn – The Settlement
Judah Ray – Making Peace
Garret Walsh – The Far Acre
Nick Shakoour – Typecast
Aimiende Negbenebor – Sela Hermit
Ryan M. Moore – The Forest Fenced Becomes Backyards, Like Songs Are Born From Sound
Stephanie Westendorf – Grandma's New Boyfriend
Gustavo Freitas – Lies, Hamburgers, and Cufflinks
Z. R. Denis – Birth of a Genius
Joel Karlinsky – The Ledge
Michael Davison – The Fixer
John Broadhead – A Machine For Time
Danish Aslam – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Matt Greenberg – Hit Me
Tricia Williams – Welcome To Your Mental Breakdown
Marc Roussel – Page Turner
Vera Neverkevich – Anna's Run
Erin Kelly – Butter Won't Melt
Darren Bailey – Companion
Jai Brandon – Comatose
Ryan Trefes – Little Apollo
Brandon Rutherford – The Dicks of Misney
Felipe V Ferrufino – Sunbeams on Green Felt
Duncan Star-Boszko – Stitch Us, And We Will Scream
Mayank Deogaonkar – A Cup of Tea
Demetris Yiapanis – Call Me Lina
Nir Shelter – Home
Natasha Mynhier – In a Beat
Diana Foronda – Chasing Love
Laura Sweeney – Untethered
Paul Holbrook – Hollow
Sam Thompson – Blood Sugar
Montgomery Burt – Other People's Lives
Kathryn Gould – Offspring
Matt Walter – It Takes A Monster



Updated: 06/24/2019
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HollyShorts Screenplay Contest

Contact

14622 Ventura Blvd Suite 102
#722
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
8187609897 (voice)

Web: http://hollyshorts.com
Email: staff@hollyshorts.com

Contact: Daniel Sol, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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