BIFF 2020 Screenwriting Competition

Bigfork Independent Film Festival’s first Montana Screenwriting Competition is seeking narrative screenplays that demonstrate the exceptional talents and skills of Montana writers &/or highlight the special qualities of Montana locations.

Feature-length and short narrative screenplays will be judged by an expert panel of Montana writing instructors, Hollywood script consultants, writer-directors and filmmakers. The top screenplay will be honored at the BIFF 2020 festival weekend (April 3rd-5th) with a Table Reading by experienced actors at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. The winning writer will also receive other cool perks and all finalists get VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival weekend.

Submission fees are only $15 per screenplay!

Get full details, competition rules and submit your screenplay here:

Questions? Email Screenwriting Competition Coordinator

Barbara Schiffman at