14th Annual

Garden State Screenplay Competition




Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
October 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately February 15, 2016

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
A prize package of one (1) InkTip Script Listing and one (1) InkTip Magazine listing for your grand prize winner of the Donna Rothstein Screenwriting Award and a prize package of one (1) InkTip Script Listing for your top five (5) finalists to assist in providing them exposure for their scripts. InkTip Script Listings provide writers with the opportunity to get their scripts read by InkTip’s extensive network of producers, reps, manager, agents, and other qualified industry professionals. Winner gets a certificate as well as a staged reading of his script by professional actors.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

** Entered screenplays must not have been previously optioned, sold, or produced. All screenplays should be registered with the WGA and/or a Library of Congress copyright.

** Screenplays must be the original work of the writer. If based on another person's life story, a statement attesting to the rights obtained must be attached. No adaptations of other written work will be accepted.

** Multiple entries are accepted. A separate entry form and fee must accompany each script. Screenplays containing multiple writers are also accepted.

** Include two cover pages with each screenplay. One that only contains the screenplay's title. A second one that contains all contact information (name, address, phone, and email and Withoutabox tracking number). The writer's name must not appear any where inside the body of the screenplay.

** All screenplays must abide by proper industry format. All screenplays must be in English, with numbered, plain-write pages. All screenplay MUST be bound with two or three brads.

** No substitutions of new drafts, or corrected pages, for any screenplay, for any reason, will be accepted after the initial submission. Please enter the draft you are most confident about.

** No individual feedback or coverage will be made available pertaining to submitted screenplays.