Waterford International Film Festival

The festival is now open for submissions.

The Waterford International Film Festival is Waterford’s premiere film festival that showcases the works of national & international filmmakers & artists.

The festival’s Awards & Prizes includes a Short Screenplay Competition

This competition has two rounds.

Round 1: Up to 70 screenplays will be selected as semi-finalists and writers will receive semi-finalist Laurels.

Round 2: A finalist list of up to 20 screenplays will be selected from the semi-finalist list.
All Finalists will receive Finalist Laurels and Certificates.

The Overall Winner for Best Short Screenplay will be presented with a Waterford Crystal designed Award, Laurels, a Certificate and a cash prize.

Runner up for Best Short Screenplay will receive a Certificate and Laurels.

Several Special Mention Awards will be presented with a certificate and Laurels

Further information here

Dates & Deadlines

  • March 22, 2022 Opening Date
  • April 23, 2022 Earlybird Deadline
  • June 11, 2022 Regular Deadline
  • July 23, 2022 Late Deadline
  • August 14, 2022 Extended Deadline 3 Categories

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