Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition 2023 (14)



Deadlines

20 Jan 2023
Call for entries

28 Feb 2023
Early deadline

28 Apr 2023
Standard deadline

30 Sep 2023
Late deadline

30 Oct 2023
Extended deadline

4
mths

07 Nov 2023
Notification date

10 Nov 2023
14 Nov 2023

Address

P.O.Box 11293,  91510, Burbank, California, United States


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<
Feature film festival >30' 80'<
Script / Pitch projects


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Themes
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 September 1995
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Required
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Feature Films  >30' 80'<
 Languages 
Arab Basque Chinese Czech Danish Dutch English Finnish French Gaelic Galician German Greek Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Italian Korean Latin Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Scottish Spanish Swedish Thai Vietnamese Welsh
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 10 November 2023      Festival end: 14 November 2023

Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition was founded to encourage and support independent low and big budget, filmmakers, who work in the horror, suspense, science fiction, drama, action, adventure, and art house genres.

After participating in Zed Fest Film Festival, many of our filmmakers have been able to advance their careers develop their next projects. We take pride in the fact that we are able to maintain relationships with participants, encourage and help them develop and promote their future endeavors.

" WE HOPE TO DISCOVER THE CULT MOVIES OF THE FUTURE."

****ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL is an IMDB award Listing Qualifier****

Please visit our website for more information
www.zedfest.org/faq.html
www.zedfest.org


For News & Updates please follow us on Social Media:
www.facebook.com/zedfestfilmfestival
twitter.com/Zedfestfilmfest
www.instagram.com/zedfestfilmfestival

FYI:
WE CONSIDER YOUR PAYMENT DATE AS YOUR ENTRY DATE

For information about us please visit us
www.zedfest.org or our new FAQ Submissions Info page http://www.zedfest.org/faq.html
to learn more about our special Awards:
http://www.zedfest.org/zedfestspecialawards.html

The Top Zed Fest Film Festival 2022
Prizes: Over $5000 in Cash & Prizes will be Divided among winners

-ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL CERTIFICATE
-Bonus Top Prize winners Movie Magic Screenwriter software
-Inktip Listing
Get your scripts in front of producers, agents, and managers today.
Writers use InkTip every day to connect with industry professionals looking for writers to hire, scripts to produce and writers to represent. Whether you're breaking into the industry or are an established writer, InkTip can help you further your career.

InkTip Script Listing: A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you. 
InkTip Magazine: Publication of your logline in InkTip's magazine sent
to nearly 15000 producers and reps.

$500 1st Place Screenplay
$300 2nd Place Screenplay


Top Zed Fest Film Festival Filmmaker and Screenplay Awards:

Zed Fest Film Festival Independent Spirit Award is bestowed each year to a filmmaker that Pursues their filmmaking vision from concept to film.


This award has been inspired by Independent Filmmaking Pioneers Robot Monster (1953) Director Phil Tucker, Jim Jarmusch, John Waters, Elaine May, John Cassavetes, and Penelope Spheeris,Wes Anderson.



These filmmakers followed their passion for filmmaking. They embraced the love of filmmaking as an art form. They used their creativity and ingenuity in their filmmaking and did not let their budget stand in the way of their film projects. That is very inspirational to us and we hope to today's emerging filmmakers.



Feature Film Golden Marquee Award -
The Feature Film Golden Marquee is for the highest achievement award in recognition of the Feature Film that displays exemplary technical proficiencies in filmmaking and storytelling.

Short Film Golden Marquee Award -
The Short Film Golden Marquee is for the highest achievement award in recognition to the Short Film that displays exemplary technical proficiencies in filmmaking and storytelling.

The Pickford Award -
THE PICKFORD AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE FILM ARTS
This Award is to Highlight Women in The Film Arts. We call it the "The Pickford Award" In honor of the Great Mary Pickford Silent Film Pioneer.



ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2023 ENTRY DEADLINES
Early Bird Deadline Feb 28, 2023
Spring Deadline April 28, 2023
Regular Deadline July 30, 2023
Deadline July 30, 2023
Final Film Deadline September 30, 2023
Notification Date October 30, 2023

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL GENRES:
Horror
Suspense
Supernatural
Arthouse
Action/Adventure
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Documentary
Music Videos
Super 8


Enter your music Video any music genre, we play top winners at the Zed Fest Film Festival 2023 Event in November to be held in Regal Noho West, North Hollywood, California on Nov 10-14, 2023.

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO BE PLAYED AT THE ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL EVENT 2023!!!

Awards & Prizes

The Top Zed Fest Film Festival 2023 Prizes: Over $5000 in Cash & Prizes will be Divided among winners


ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL CERTIFICATE
-Bonus Top Prize winners Movie Magic Screenwriter software
-Inktip Listing
Get your scripts in front of producers, agents, and managers today.
Writers use InkTip every day to connect with industry professionals looking for writers to hire, scripts to produce and writers to represent. Whether you're breaking into the industry or are an established writer, InkTip can help you further your career.

InkTip Script Listing: A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you. 
InkTip Magazine: Publication of your logline in InkTip's magazine sent to nearly 15000 producers and reps.

$500 1st Place Screenplay
$300 2nd Place Screenplay


Zed Fest Film Festival Independent Spirit Award is bestowed each year to a filmmaker that
Pursues their filmmaking vision from concept to film.


This award has been inspired by Independent Filmmaking Pioneers Robot Monster (1953) Director Phil Tucker, Jim Jarmusch, John Waters, Elaine May, John Cassavetes, and Penelope Spheeris.



These filmmakers followed their passion for filmmaking. They embraced the love of filmmaking as an art form. They used their creativity and ingenuity in their filmmaking and did not let their budget stand in the way of their film projects. That is very inspirational to us and we hope to today's emerging filmmakers.


Feature Film Golden Marquee Award -
The Feature Film Golden Marquee is for the highest achievement award in recognition to the Feature Film that displays exemplary technical proficiencies in filmmaking and storytelling.

Short Film Golden Marquee Award -
The Short Film Golden Marquee is for the highest achievement award in recognition to the Short Film that displays exemplary technical proficiencies in filmmaking and storytelling.

The Pickford Award -
THE PICKFORD AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE FILM ARTS
This Award is to Highlight Women in The Film Arts. We call it the "The Pickford Award" In honor of the Great Mary Pickford Silent Film Pioneer.



Featured Award

EDGAR ALLAN POE GOTHIC FILMMAKER AWARD
Edgar Allan Poe
(January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)
was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

All film lengths entries are eligible for this award.

THE MARY SHELLEY GOTHIC
SCREENWRITING AWARD
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851)
was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer. Her stories have inspired countless authors and filmmakers.

All screenplay lengths submissions are eligible for this award.



ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2023 ENTRY DEADLINES
Early Bird Deadline April 30, 2023
Regular Deadline July 30, 2023
Extended Final Film Deadline Sep 30, 2023
Notification Date October 30th, 2023

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL GENRES:
Horror
Suspense
Supernatural
Arthouse
Action/Adventure
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Documentary
Music Videos
Super 8

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO BE PLAYED AT THE ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL EVENT 2023!!!

Enter your music Video any music genre, we play top winners at the Zed Fest Film Festival 2023 Event in November to be held in Regal Noho West, North Hollywood, California Nov 10-14,2023


For info please visit: www.zedfest.org

www.facebook.com/zedfest
Twitter: @zedfestfilmfest


The 14th Annual Zed Fest Film Festival 2023
Opens Nov 10, 2023
We will be screening the best films from 2023
sent to us from all over the world.

Come Celebrate Independent Films on "Halloween" and "Day of The Dead" in the Noho Arts District With Us.

For Tickets please visit: www.zedfest.org

www.facebook.com/zedfest
Twitter: @zedfestfilmfest
www.instagram.com/zedfestfilmfestival

Event details:
The 14th Annual ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2023

Dates:
Nov 10-14,2023


Regal North Hollywood
6150 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood, California 91606

Rules & Terms

All judging will be anonymous. All entries must be accompanied by a completed and signed release form. You may enter more than one movie, but you must submit a separate entry form and release form and with each submission. Finalists and winners will be determined by professionals in the film Industry. You must be 18 years or older to enter.

Participation in Zed Fest Film Festival implies understanding and acceptance of all terms included in this application. Entry does not guarantee placement in the festival. Every submission will be given full consideration. Entries will be selected to be featured in whole or part as finalists to appear in the festival. Finalists will be judged by category and winners will be announced at the end of the festival.




  

 
  

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