Our rules are simple:

To see the regular competition rules instead, go HERE.

1) We accept feature and TV pilot scripts from all over the world.

2) The fellowship (option fund) is subject to all parties coming to agreement.

3) Submitted scripts must be original screenplays, and the sole property of the applicant(s). Screenplays submitted must not have been previously sold or produced. Adapted or based on screenplays are also accepted. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to register their screenplay and secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted screenplay. All entrants retain complete and exclusive rights to their work.

4) All entries must be in English.

5) We accept screenplays of up to 70 pages in length (TV PILOTS) and up to 140 pages in length (FEATURES). For scripts over 70/140 pages, you would need to pay an additional fee. 

6) There is no limit to the number of screenplays you may submit.

7) All entries must be uploaded in PDF/FDX format. Contact details or names are allowed to be on the title page, but not recommended.

8) All screenplays should be written in industry standard format (Courier 12 pt font).

9) Substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entry screenplay(s) are not accepted.

10) Competition judges, readers and employees of our competition, past and present, and their immediate friends and families, are NOT eligible to enter

11) Entries must be received on or before the deadlines and submission fee payment must be made in full at time of the submission. Entry fees (including services fees) are non-refundable and we do not provide any feedback (except for paid feedback).

12) By entering The Golden Script Fellowship you agree to all the rules listed. Please note that your script, logline and contact information may be shared with our partners and sponsors, and by submitting you agree with that. You also agree to release and hold harmless The Golden Script Fellowship and its subsidiary, parent and affiliated companies from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to damages and negligence to property and persons, including but not limited to invasion of privacy, defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, copyright, infringement of trademark or other intellectual property rights relating to a participant’s entry, participation in the contest and/or acceptance or use or misuse of the prize.

ONE WINNER (from either the FEATURE or the TV PILOT category) WILL RECEIVE:

  • An option fund of up to $10,000 from H2L Media Group (Jack Reacher, Saving Private Ryan & Twelve Monkeys). All finalists are eligible to win the FELLOWSHIP and will be sent to H2L Media Group, which will pick one.

  • Creative guidance through 1on1 consultations with our judges

  • A 1yr ISA Connect Membership worth $120

  • A 1yr FILMUSTAGE Membership worth $468

  • A 4mo INKTIP PRO Membership worth $130

  • An Unlimited Subscription @ Filmarket Hub & Spotlight Mailing to Filmarket Hub's International Database 

  • Free trophy & award certificate

 

RUNNER-UPS WILL RECEIVE:

  • Access to +60 production companies and agencies (Scott Free, Amblin Partners, Killer Films, etc.) through The Golden Script network 

  • A 6mo ISA Connect Membership worth $60

  • A 1yr FILMUSTAGE Membership worth $468

  • A 4mo INKTIP PRO Membership worth $130

  • An Unlimited Subscription @ Filmarket Hub & Spotlight Mailing to Filmarket Hub's International Database 

  • Free trophy & award certificate

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FELLOWSHIP RULES