GSFF Screenplay Competition FREE Reading












The Garden State Film Festival Screenplay Competition was instituted to recognize the importance of the writer as the foundation for a really great film. Our goal is to shine a spotlight on this year’s winning screenplay, host a live stage reading by professional actors.

AND THE 2018 WINNER IS……Pamela Peak for Colorblind ( The Legacy of Alvin Bell)


Join us for this FREE script reading Saturday, March 24th at Noon in teh Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel -Oval Room 2nd Floor.

We do suggest you get a FREE ticket here to hold your spot!


This years winning screenplay Colorblind (The Legacy of Alvin Bell) is based on a powerful, heartfelt true story from Pamela’s childhood during the Civil Rights Era. It became an award-winning documentary in 2005 and now a script for a feature length narrative film. We are so proud of you Pamela!



This event is sponsored in part by:





The Garden State Screenwriting Competition is proud to announce a partnership with InkTip, where writers connect with industry professionals every day.

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.


THANK YOU to the New Jersey Screenwriters Network who share their time and talents with us each year to make this competition a reality!!