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Killer Shorts Names 2024 Semifinalists

Updated: 02/26/2024

Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition has announced their 2024 Semifinalists, representing approximately the top 5% of all submissions.

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Humanitas New Voices
Early: 02/26/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
Early: 02/28/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship
Final: 02/28/2024
WSPro Discount: No

The Script Lab's Free Contest
Final: 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenwriting Competition
Early : 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Early: 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros Awards Contest
Early: 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship
Late: 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

Script2Comic Contest
Earlybird: 02/29/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Early: 03/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Horizon: 03/02/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge
Late : 03/03/2024
WSPro Discount: 15%

Hollywood Genre Action Screenplay Contest New!
Late: 03/03/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts Competition
FINAL DEADLINE: 03/04/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Finish Line Script Competition
Regular: 03/04/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Raindance Script Competition
Extended: 03/04/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Horror Hotel International Film Festival
Regular: 03/05/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Late: 03/05/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Faith in Film: International Film Festival and Screenwriting Competition
Late: 03/07/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

Scriptation Showcase Teleplay Category
Final: 03/10/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Premium Screenplay
Late: 03/12/2024
WSPro Discount: No

New York Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
Late: 03/13/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
Standard: 03/14/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

2024 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Late: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest New!
Regular: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

100 Screenplays
Extended: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Screamfest Horror Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Regular: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Script Development Fund
Regular: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

New York City Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Early: 03/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
Hung Jury: 03/16/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

NHMC Series Scriptwriters Program
Final: 03/18/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Showcase
Regular: 03/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Story Showcase
Early: 03/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

True Story Showcase
Late: 03/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

The Crime List
Final: 03/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Suspense Screenplay Competition
Early: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Competition
Final: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition
Early : 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Comedy Competition
Final: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Drama Screenplay Competition
Final: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Animation Screenplay Competition
Early: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Golden Script Competition
Final: 03/21/2024
WSPro Discount: 10%

Austin Film Festival Script Competition
Earlybird: 03/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition
Earlybird: 03/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

HollyShorts Screenplay Contest
Regular: 03/22/2024
WSPro Discount: $15.00

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship
Regular: 03/24/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Hollywood Genre Action Screenplay Contest New!
Final: 03/24/2024
WSPro Discount: No

trackingb.com Original TV Pilot Contest
Really Late: 03/27/2024
WSPro Discount: No

The Writers Lab US
Final: 03/28/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Golden Script Competition
Extended: 03/28/2024
WSPro Discount: 10%

Roadmap Writers Top Tier Competition
Late: 03/29/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition
Early: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

ScreenCraft Comedy Screenwriting Competition
Regular: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Film Invasion Los Angeles
Final Deadline: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards
Regular: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: No

StoryPros Awards Contest
Regular: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship
Extended/Final: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Final: 03/31/2024
WSPro Discount: $10.00

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Regular: 04/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Humanitas New Voices
Regular: 04/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Write LA Screenplay & Pilot Competition
Early: 04/01/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Horror Hotel International Film Festival
Final: 04/01/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
Regular: 04/02/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Faith in Film: International Film Festival and Screenwriting Competition
Final: 04/05/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

New Media Film Festival Script Competition
Final: 04/06/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
Final: 04/06/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Scriptapalooza Features & Shorts Competition
LAST MINUTE DEADLINE: 04/08/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza Fellowship
Final: 04/08/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival
Late: 04/10/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Hollywood Diversity Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/13/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge
Extended: 04/14/2024
WSPro Discount: 15%

Scriptation Showcase Features & Shorts Category
Early: 04/14/2024
WSPro Discount: No

2024 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Last Minute: 04/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Humanitas New Voices
Final: 04/15/2024
WSPro Discount: No

B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest New!
Late: 04/15/2024
WSPro Discount: 20%

100 Screenplays
Final: 04/15/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

Slamdance Screenplay Competition
Early: 04/17/2024
WSPro Discount: No

San Francisco International Screenwriting Competition & Film Awards
Late: 04/18/2024
WSPro Discount: 25%

Austin Film Festival Script Competition
Regular: 04/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Austin Film Festival Playwriting Competition
Regular: 04/19/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts Script Development Fund
Final: 04/19/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

CineStory Foundation Feature Retreat and Fellowship
Late: 04/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Late: 04/21/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition
Early-bird: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Diversity Showcase
Late: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Adapted Story Showcase
Regular: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

True Story Showcase
Final: 04/22/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Suspense Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Emerging Screenwriters Animation Screenplay Competition
Regular: 04/25/2024
WSPro Discount: No

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
Early: 04/26/2024
WSPro Discount: $5.00

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