Script Submissions - The International Indie Gathering

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International Script Competition

2022 submissions are CLOSED.

Short / Feature

Action / Comedy / Comedy-Romantic / Drama / Drama-Comedy / Drama-Crime / Drama-Romantic / Family / Fantasy / Horror / Horror-Comedy / Sci-Fi / Suspense-Thriller / TV Pilot / Web episode / Western

All submissions include
one VIP 4 day event pass, whether or not your script is selected.

If you would like to submit directly by mail / e-mail

1. Download registration form
2. Mail registration form, printed script and (PayPal receipt, Check or Money Order)
3. You may also submit through e-mail by sending your script in .PDF format, registration form and PayPal receipt to theindiegathering(at)gmail(DOT)com.

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When submitting your project, please include your genre selection. Either use the registration form for mail-in/e-mail or e-mail your selection with your project information and genre selection when submitting through one of the online platforms. Send this to This must be received to ensure your submission goes into the proper judging category. Please include your project name and tracking number in the e-mail. Please note that we may, in our own discretion, move your project into a different genre if we feel it is a better fit for that genre. This does not happen often, but we want to ensure your project is in the right category. However, we still need your selected genre e-mailed to us. Please select only ONE.

There are NO restrictions as to when your film or script was completed or where it has been released. Anyone may enter the competition. All entries must receive an average score of 90 or above in the judging process to qualify for award placement.

Hard copies are NOT returned, unless you clear this with the festival administration from the beginning. In order to have your disc(s) or script(s) returned to you (after the festival) you MUST send an SASE along with your disc(s) OR script(s) - not separately or after.

We do not grant submission fee waivers under any circumstance.

Please note, if your project qualifies for an award, you or a direct representative from your project must be in attendance at the festival in order to receive any physical awards. Non-attending winners will be e-mailed award certificates after the event.

All submissions - whether accepted or not - come with ONE complimentary 4-day event pass to the festival. Any additional passes must be purchased in advance or at the door.

You may withdraw your submission at any time, but there are no refunds on submissions.

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