• Tuesday, March 20, 2012
  • Super Short($14)
  • Short($29)
  • Feature($44)


  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
  • Super Short($19)
  • Short($34)
  • Feature($49)


  • Tuesday, September 04, 2012
  • Super Short($24)
  • Short($39)
  • Feature($54)


  • Friday, November 09, 2012
  • Super Short($29)
  • Short($44)
  • Feature($59)


We are now closed for entries. Thank you.

Two Ways to Enter! 

Via our Website:
Via Withoutabox:

Gimme Credit accepts only paperless entries and payments
. Please enter via our website or Withoutabox.  For those wishing to pay via check, PayPal has an e-check option that does not require an account. 

Please review our RULES page for entry, formatting and judging requirements and for general guidlines before submission.

View the list to your left for current submission fees and deadlines. All entries receive feedback upon announcement of the winners. We look forward to your submission!

Thank you and good luck!

Current categories are:

Super Short Screenplays – From 1 to 5 pages.
If your script passes the five page mark, your entry will be changed to the Short category and you must pay the difference in entry fees before your entry can be marked into consideration.
Short Screenplays – From 6 to 30 pages.
Feature-Length Screenplays – From 80 to 145 pages.
Drama - Including Dramedy.
Comedy - 
Including Romantic & Dark Comedy. 

Action and/or Thriller
Science Fiction and/or Fantasy
Other Genres - Please ANNOTATE GENRE on title page.
Include all Animation scripts in this category. Musicals can utilize original or adapted music. Score/songs not requested at time of submission. Our judging is based solely on the script. If original music has been composed, please annotate it on the title page.

Discounted coverage from the Gimme Credit Coverage Service is available with entry from our website entry page only for an additional fee. This is not the same as feedback which is given to each entrant for no additional fee. To order it, enter as normal and select the Additional Coverage option for your category.

Coverage consists of a comprehensive 1-2 page report that will be delivered within 1-2 weeks of submission. This will not affect your chances of winning the competition. However, you WILL be able to resubmit a revised version of your script within 30 days of receiving your coverage report.


"I just wanted to thank you for your efforts. I am new to screenwriting and the whole contest circuit. The experience with Gimme Credit has by far been the best I have encountered. I especially appreciate the feedback you and your judges provided. While many contests promise

~ Will Eill

"I enjoyed participating in your well-organized competition and look forward to entering again in '09."

~ J. Jeff Hillard

"Thank you for the feedback. This alone helps your competition stand head and shoulders above a lot of other screenplay competitions out there."

~ Sean Ryan