Un-commissioned screenplay competition 2017

Oxford International Film Festival is excited to announce the 4 un-commissioned Screenplays competing in OXIFF17.


By David Brichetto


Based on the incredible life of Lieutenant Commander Jack Hedrick Taylor, United States Navy Reserve. The story of his missions with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in World War II, his capture behind enemy lines, subsequent incarceration at Mauthausen concentration camp despite his prisoner of war status, and his testimony at the Nuremberg and Dachau war crimes trials.


By Mike Ward


Florence Stoker, wife of celebrated author Bram Stoker, has to overcome her resentment of her husband for stealing her fantasy to repair her relationship with her son.


By Simon Wakelin


Dark Comedy: Mayhem ensues after an alcoholic TV commercial director joins forces with a rebellious and dangerous clown.


By Josie Fuller


A high profile film festival premiere is ambushed by a deluded filmmaker whose film has been rubbished by critics. A farcical hostage situation ensues and all hell breaks loose in the world of independent film, as deals are brokered at gunpoint.

The winning screenplay was announced on the 7th May 2017 at OXIFF's closing awards event at the Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford...

The WINNER of the best un-comissioned screenplay competition 2017 went to OFFICIAL REVENGE from Josie Fuller of Belgium...Many congratulations to all our winners and a heart felt thank you to all our official selection for sharing their amazing work with us at OXIFF2017...See you all again in 2018!