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Category winners announced

Jul 01, 2019

Overall winners announced

Aug 11, 2019

Indie Gathering International Film Festival


Our mission is to inspire and encourage writers through a competitive showcase, while presenting a great networking opportunity for everyone involved in the industry.


Awards up to 4th place in each category, plus honorable mention. Attending winners receive trophies or plaques. Grand champion belt to best overall script. Non-attending winners receive award certificates by e-mail. 2019 Sponsored Awards TBA.

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When submitting your project, please e-mail us with your project information and genre selection at This must be received by e-mail to ensure your submission goes into the proper judging category. Please include your project name and tracking number in the e-mail. Filmmakers, please also note if your film is a student project. 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.


Script Genres: 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

There are NO restrictions as to when your 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.

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.


There is no restriction on when the script was written.

There is no restriction on submitting scripts that have won awards at other festivals.

You may submit your screenplay for a film that has already been produced or is in production.

Scripts must be written in English as their original language.

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