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New Screenwriting Category

In collaboration with the Surrey Public Library, the festival will now have a screenwriting category for all writers. If you have written a screenplay, then you may submit it to the festival to be considered. All finalists will be displayed in the gallery during the festival and will be considered for awards.


  • 10 pages maximum
  • Can be in any category, can also be submitted with film
  • Free entry for all screenplays
  • Judged based on four criteria: creativity/originality, format, characters, plot

Keep in mind that entry for screenplays are free. Screenplays written for submitted films may also be entered. As always send us an email if you have any questions: admin@surreyfilmfest.ca