CONTESTS

Throughout each submission season, our jury team will review and nominate projects in a variety of categories. Nominated projects receive official award laurels in HQ digital format, promo/features on our website and social channels of over 15,000 followers & may list their nominations on IMDb. Winners in each main category receive official award certificates, screening slots at #SPFF22 & the chance to win a £500 cash prize film grant for their next project!

 

(Main) Monthly Awards:

⍟ Best Short Film
⍟ Best International Short Film

Contest winners are screened live at #SPFF22.
Monthly deadline: July 31, 2021. Notification date: August 31, 2021.

 

(Additional) Monthly Awards:

⍟ Best Director
⍟ Best Screenplay
⍟ Best Cinematography
⍟ Best Editing
⍟ Best Music
⍟ Best Sound
⍟ Best Actor
⍟ Best Actress
⍟ Best First-Time Filmmaker
⍟ Grand Jury Award

Contest winners receive official award laurels & certificates in HQ digital format.
Monthly deadline: July 31, 2021. Notification date: August 31, 2021.

 

(Main) Quarterly Awards:

⍟ Best Feature Film
⍟ Best Documentary Film
⍟ Best Student Film
⍟ Best Animated Film
⍟ Best Experimental Film
⍟ Best Micro Film
⍟ Best Short Script
⍟ Best Feature Script
⍟ Best Web/TV Script

 

Contest winners are screened live at #SPFF22.
Quarter deadline: September 30, 2021. Notification date: October 31, 2021.

Script Awards:

⍟ Best Short Script
⍟ Best Feature Script
⍟ Best Web/TV Script

Contest winners receive official award laurels & certificates in HQ digital format.
Quarter deadline: September 30, 2021. Notification date: October 31, 2021.

 

Annual Awards:

⍟ Best Film
⍟ Best International Film
⍟ Best Student Film
⍟ Best Script

Contest winners receive a £500 CASH film grant!
Awarded: Screen Power Film Festival, July 23, 2022.

RULES & TERMS

Screen Power Film Festival accepts films from a wide variety of themes, placing no restrictions on the content of your submissions. We encourage filmmakers with bold, unique and powerful stories to submit, providing they adhere to the full list of rules and terms below.

⍟ All short film submissions must be under 30 minutes in duration.

⍟ All short script submissions must be under 30 pages in length.

⍟ All script submissions must be written in English.

⍟ Foreign language films (non-English speaking) must have subtitles in English.

⍟ Submitted projects must have been made after January 1st, 2018.

⍟ Entry fees are paid in full at the time of submission. Filmmakers can only pay/submit via FilmFreeway.

⍟ All submissions must be fully complete at the time of submission. Incomplete submissions will not be selected.

⍟ We require proof of student status for student submissions.

⍟ Screen Power Film Festival will take place on July 23, 2022. The venue will be announced within at least three months of the event.

⍟ Monthly and quarterly competition winners from each main award category (Best Short Film, Best International Short Film, Best Student Film, Best Micro Film, Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Animated Film, Best Music Video & Best Experimental Film) will be the only ones eligible for live screening at our annual event.

⍟ By submitting to us, you are giving consent to have your films promoted via our website and social media pages. This includes the use of posters, photographs and trailers. We will not show the full-length version of your film until the event (if selected). For the event, filmmakers will be asked to provide an HD, MOV or MP4 copy of the film.

⍟ The releases for all content including, but not limited to, music and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker. Screen Power Film Festival is not liable for any copyright infringement or unauthorised usage.

⍟ We reserve the right to refuse entries from the competition at any time. Refunds may not be permitted.

⍟ By submitting to us, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the submission rules and declare that your submission is in compliance with all of the rules stated by Screen Power Film Festival and FilmFreeway.

HOW TO SUBMIT

All submissions are accepted via:

filmfreeway.com/screenpowerfilmfestival

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