Short film script (up to 10 pages)

Winner: £100 & Trailer

2nd Place: Trailer

3rd Place: Trailer

Entries open from 6th February 2019

Entry Fee: £10

Hammond House Members: £5 

Feedback Option: £10

Submission Deadline: 30th September 2019

Scripts should be submitted in a  PDF file using the correct industry format. We recommend using industry-standard software such as CELTX for scriptwriting. You can download a free version here.


Your name must NOT appear anywhere on the manuscript itself, as the contest is judged anonymously.




For full Terms and Conditions and Submission Guidelines, click here

Our annual Hammond House Screenplay Competition attracts writers from around the world in search of recognition and valuable feedback. The winners receive a cash prize, and trailers for the first three places. Our 2019 competition, LEAVING, proved extremely popular, receiving entries from over twenty-five different countries. 

The theme for the 2020 competition - SURVIVAL - is intended to be inspirational, not restrictive, so please feel free to interpret it in any way you choose. Be creative, be unpredictable, be different; the judges are looking for honesty and emotion. 





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