True Story and Public Domain FAQs

Frequently asked questions specific to the ScreenCraft True Story and Public Domain competition. Please also check out our Competition FAQs for general answers about our competitions.

My project is based on a true story. Am I still eligible?
Yes, projects that are based on a true story are eligible for the competition.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:17 PM
My project is based on a story that is public domain but is not a true story. Am I eligible?
Yes, anything in the public domain is eligible.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:17 PM
Can I submit a biopic?
We accept scripts that are based on a true story as well as biopics.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:18 PM
Can I change some of the details or make it more modern?
As long as your script is based a true story or a Public Domain story we can accept it. We aren't looking for a line by line retelling or anything. It ...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:19 PM