Screenplay Competition

2019 Winner Coming Soon!!!


Submissions are open CLOSED until June 1, 2019 for 2020

The coveted Garden State Screenplay Competition is open now until December 1. Excerpts from the winning screenplay will be read by professional actors during the festival scheduled for March 28-31, 2019 giving writers a unique opportunity to get their screenplay recognized by producers and funders.

The winner is also recognized at the Awards Dinner.






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 create an atmosphere conducive to industry professionals and investors attending and supporting this great script.





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