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Random Dude Films presents the first edition of Random Acts! Short Shots Genre Screenplay Competition, and in association with Cinemafantastique Film Festival. This competition is for cash prizes to help fund your future genre short film project. Limited to 200 submissions. The Genre: Horror/Thriller/Crime/Mystery for a 15 dollar submission fee. How well can you tell a story in less than 15 pages? What's the craziest, scariest, twisty surprise you can tell? Only you can answer that!


Our guest Judges (TBA) will rate each script with a 1-5 point system on four categories: (1) Characters (2) Story (3) Eerie Factor (4) Plot Execution. The determined winning screenplays will be those with the highest scoring average.

Contest officially opens August 1st and closes October 21st AND/OR when the contest reaches 200 submissions. Which ever comes first! A great opportunity for writers/filmmakers to win cash prizes that may be the kick start needed or funds to get their projects done.

The TOP 20 will be notified as semi-finalists and will be announced October 31st (Halloween!) On Cinemafantastique Film Festival and the Random Acts! websites. Only the 1st and 2nd prize winners will be contacted directly and notified as well as posted online. 


1st Place Prize: $500 (USD)
2nd Place Prize: $250 (USD)

Get creative, have fun and break a leg!

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