For Screenplays: We are only looking for screenplays in the Horror/Sci-Fi/Fantasy genres. We must receive one hard copy of the screenplay for consideration, along with your submission form and entry fee. Please mail all sceamplays to:
1824 Kensington Avenue
Cheektowaga, NY 14215
Submit your trailers, short films, features, and feature length screenplays for consideration for screening and judging at The BUFFALO SCREAMS Horror Film Festival. Our submission fees are very reasonable, and constant; we will not penalize you just because you submit your project near the end of our deadline, which is September 15th, 2011.
Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy Screenplays
|Feature (75 pages minimum)||$45.00|
|Medium Length (31 - 74 pages)||$35.00|
|Short (1 - 30 pages)||$25.00|
|Student Short (1 - 30 pages)||$20.00|
|Feature Length Films (75 minutes minimum)|
|WNY Horror Feature||$45.00|
|More Than Horror Feature||$45.00|
|Foreign Horror Feature*||$45.00|
|Medium Rare Films (31 - 74 minutes)|
|Medium Rare Horror||$35.00|
|WNY Medium Rare Horror||$35.00|
|More Than Horror Medium Rare||$35.00|
|Foreign Medium Rare Horror*||$35.00|
|Short Films (1 - 30 minutes)|
|WNY Horror Short||$25.00|
|More Than Horror Short||$25.00|
|Foreign Horror Short*||$25.00|
|Student Short, Horror & SF Only||$20.00|
* Foreign films are films that are from outside the US & Canada.
We must receive your submission no later than September 15th. Any late submissions will automatically be considered for the 2012 BUFFALO SCREAMS Horror Film Festival. All films must have been completed after January 1st, 2010. We will notify you if your film has been selected for screening no later than September 21st, one week after our submission deadline and month prior to the festival. Awards will be given in the following categories: Best Trailer, Best Short, Best Feature, and Best Screamplay.
All films must be submitted on DVD screamers, with a filled out copy of our downloadable submission form (embed link to PDF form). If selected for screening, we require a backup screamer. Only one entry on a DVD.
All screamplays must be submitted as hard copies.
Make checks or money orders out to: Queen City Bookstore, or make payments via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail submissions with applications to BUFFALO SCREAMS, 1824 Kensington Avenue, Cheektowaga, New York, 14215
The creators of any film selected for screening will receive two (2) passes to the BUFFALO SCREAMS Horror Film Festival.
BUFFALO SCREAMS reserves the right to screen the work of Festival Founding Directors and volunteers in a showcase manner; however, no work created by any organizer or volunteer will be eligible for awards consideration.
Download the 2011 Submission Form! (Right Click - Save As)
You can now submit the form electronically. Click the link above to submit the form via e-mail. Please be aware, you still need to send the DVD screeners and payment before your film/screenplay will be considered.
You can pay for your submissions through PayPal. Please use the following button to send your payment in.