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Firstglance Film Fest Hollywood

The FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood showcases independent films from across the globe, with both a real world and online event every year!!

Our 9th annual FirstGlance Hollywood broke records for attendance, and entries and we look forward to continuing the upward trend.

With prize packages that cannot be beat and cash prizes for filmmakers, FirstGlance Hollywood is sure to become the best indie fest for shorts, features, documentaries and more!


FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions

Deadline: July 12, 2009

Deadline :July 22, 2009

Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood
production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s
production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche!
Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge
Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers.


  1. Drama
  2. Comedy
  3. Horror
  4. Sci Fi/Fantasy
  5. Action/Adventure
  6. Historical/Period Biopic/Based on Actual Events
  7. Animated/Children’s

feature screenwriter’s receive one page feedback from our professional
readers noting strengths and weaknesses with suggestions on how to
proceed on your next re-write. (Valued at $150.00) All semi-finalists loglines will be shared with our esteemed judging panel for consideration.

Prizes: Final Draft Software Syd
Field’s Screenwriting Seminars Creative Screenwriting, Scr(i)pt, Fade
In , and Moviemaker subscriptions.Entrance to Screenwriting Expo 2008
in Los Angeles. Pitch meetings with Hollywood Producers and
Agents.Writer’s Boot Camp Courses InkTip Membership In depth script analysis provided to winner. Winning scripts will be posted online at Moviebytes and shopped to Producers and Agents.



Have your short script made into a short film

Here's how it works:

Enter your short screenplay into our competition.

Scripts are read by
professional reader/producers. The best short script will have the
opportunity to have their screenplay co-produced with FirstGlance Films
and premiered at either our Hollywood or Philadelphia Festival.


FirstGlance is one of the only short script contests that helps short filmmakers bring their script to the screen.


Screenplays must be 20 pages or less.


co-production funds and in-kind production services provided by
FirstGlance Film based on contract agreement with short writer.Final Draft Software Creative Screenwriting, Scr(i)pt, Fade In , and Moviemaker subscriptions .InkTip Membership


Apply online now through Withoutabox for our Short Script and Feature Script Contests

 Short Scripts

Entry Fees 30.00- 65.00 (depending on deadline)

Feature Screenplays

Entry Fees 45.00- 90.00 (depending on deadline)




Apply online through Withoutabox



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