Entry Details

 

 

 

We accept a wide variety of themes and genres, placing no restrictions on the content of your films. We encourage filmmakers with bold, unique and powerful stories to submit. Please find a full list of our rules and guidelines below. 

⍟ All short film submissions must be under 40 minutes in duration.

⍟ All short script submissions must be under 30 pages.

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

⍟ Submitted films must have been made after January 1st, 2017.

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

⍟ Entry fees are paid in full at the time of submission. You can only pay/submit through 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 in July 2021. The venue will be announced within at least three months of the 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 post the full-length version of your film until the event (if selected). Films selected for the annual event 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.

⍟ 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.

Rules & Guidelines

Awards & Prizes

Feature Films

Feature Film contests run through a three-month period (quarterly). During this three-month period, a number of Official Selections will be made. Selections are shortlisted as 'In Competition' for prizes & jury awards. All Quarterly Selections receive laurels made available for online download, and their film will be featured on our website & social media pages. Quarterly Contest Winners (from the Best Feature Film category) have the opportunity to showcase their film live at the yearly Screen Power Film Festival in London, and will also receive the Screen Power Prize laurel, certificate & statuette.

Official Selection notifications will be sent after reviews are finalised. Winners are notified at the end of each three-month period. 

Current season ends October 5th.

Short Films

Short Film contests begin and end on the 2nd day of each calendar month. During each month, a number of Official Selections will be made. Selections are shortlisted as 'In Competition' for prizes & jury awards. All Monthly Selections receive laurels made available for online download, and their film will be featured on our website & social media pages. Monthly Award Winners (from each Main Category only) have the opportunity to showcase their film live at the yearly Screen Power Film Festival in London, and will also receive the Screen Power Prize laurel, certificate & trophy. Monthly Winners are also entered into our annual Short Film contest, to be awarded on the night of the event. 

Official Selection notifications will be sent after reviews are finalised. Winners are notified on the 5th of each calendar month. 

SCRIPTS

Script contests begin and end on the 2nd day of each calendar month. During each month, the top 3 scripts (from each category) will be selected as 'Finalists', and enter the next round of judging. All Monthly Finalists receive laurels made for available for online download, and their work will be featured on our website and social media pages. Monthly Award Winners receive laurels made for available for online download, an official award certificate, and their work will be featured on our website and social media pages.

Finalist notifications will be sent after reviews are finalised. Winners are notified on the 5th of each calendar month.

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