Deadlines

Early

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

Regular

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

Late

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

FINAL

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

FAQ

Is Gimme Credit opening for entries in 2013?

No. We have decided to shutter our competition to pursue other things. We do have another service for writers that we would like to launch in the future so please do stay in contact! The best way to do that is through our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GimmeCreditScreenplayCompetition, our director's twitter page https://twitter.com/ericaengelhardt, the newsletter sign-up page on the home page.

Thanks for coming to check and good luck with all of your future writing!

How do I format my screenplay correctly?

It can be difficult to format a screenplay properly without Final Draft or Movie Magic software. However, there are websites out there with free, similar software that will help you with correct formatting. This website http://www.storysense.com/format.htm lists a number of the free software programs at the bottom. It also gives a plethora of helpful tips on how to format a script properly. Having a professionally formated screenplay is the best way to ensure your script is as readable as possible so that what stands out is the story, not the incorrect formatting.

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Testimonials

"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
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