SUBMISSIONS

Feature Film

Feature Films that exceed a running time of 60 minutes. The recommended genres are horror, Sci-Fi, and fantasy, but anything suitably surreal or head-scratching will be considered as long as it stretches the limits of the imagination.

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Short Film

Short Films of at least 30 seconds but less than 60 minutes in running time. The recommended genres are horror, Sci-Fi, and fantasy, but anything suitably surreal or head-scratching will be considered as long as it stretches the limits of the imagination.

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Animation

Animation can be computer generated, cel animation, stop-motion, or any mix thereof as long as 50% of the film is created through an animation process. Films containing a majority of live action elements must be submitted to the Feature or Short Film categories.

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Screenplay

Non-produced genre screenplays of any length (Film or television). Screenplays must be original works. No adaptations (unless they are of the screenwriter’s own original content). Screenplays must be properly formatted to industry standards and registered with the Writers Guild or other reputable registry.

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Graphic Novel

UNpublished, completed graphic novels (including inks, colors, and letters) of a minimum of 20 pages. Graphic novels must be original works. No adaptations (unless they are of the writers’/artists’ own original content). All entries should strive for creativity and push the boundaries of storytelling in comics.

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Graphic Novel Script

UNpublished, completed graphic novel scripts (series or one-shot). Scripts must be original works. No adaptations (unless they are of the writers’ own original content). All entries should strive for creativity and push the boundaries of storytelling in comics.

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PRESENTING THE 2016

The Silver Scream Film & Comic Festival Winners

Forry Ackerman Imagi-Movie Award
How To Be A Villain

Best Feature*
Faux Paws

Best Feature Horror
Maskoun

Best Feature Comedy
Faux Paws

Best Feature Sci-Fi
Ctrl Alt Delete

Best Director
Maskoun
Sharif Abdunnur and Krystle Houiess

Best Actor
Brian Wimer as Brian in Faux Paws

Best Short
How To Be A Villain

Best Animation
Airjunkie

Best Short Horror
Room 731

Best Short Comedy
Worm Food.

Best Short Sci-Fi
Fly Spy

Best Short Fantasy
Sparks

Best Director
Wesley Gunn-Yotlungerdal

Best Actor
Terence Harvey-How To Be A Villain

Best Kill Scene
Bar Talk

Most Cringe Worthy
Harmful Sensations

Best Practical SFX
Dating Material

Best Costuming
Yotlungerdal

Best CGI
Fly Spy

Best Cinematography
Fly Spy

Best Creature
Time To Eat

Best Stand Out Moment
Room 731

Best Sound FX
Trapped

Best Homage
Una Mujer Sin Precio

Best Musical
Kaddish!

The Grindhouse Award
The Last Junkie On Earth

We Want More Award
As They Continue To Fall

Best Screenplay (Feature)
“Charlie on the MTA”
By Kieran Hair

Best Screenplay (Anthology)
“The Apocalypse Chronicles”
By Nathan Ludwig

Special Award for Comedy
“I’m a Zombie”
By Patrick Pindiur

Best Graphic Novel (Complete)
“Thin”
By Jon Clark

Best Graphic Novel (Script)
“Invisible Hands”
By Laszlo Tamasfi

Honorable Mentions
Somebody’s Darling
Bubba The Redneck Werewolf
The Stray
Shuen
Einstein’s God Model
Home Sweet Home

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR

2016 BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL WINNER

Winner of the Famous Monsters Silver Scream Fest Award for Best Graphic Novel! Jon Clark’s THIN is the visceral and utterly disturbing story of a woman mired in obsession and guilt who desperately tries for a miracle cure, only to uncover a deadly horror. The ordinary world of dieting goes to very dark places in this special oversized first issue.