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SHORT FILM FUND FINAL DEADLINE IS in 03-05-2021
FEATURE & TV PILOT EARLY DEADLINE IS in 01-06-2021

DISCOVERING NEW
SCREENWRITING
TALENT

SHORT FILM FUND - FINAL DEADLINE MAY 2ND ENTER OUR FEATURE & TV CONTESTS

Slide WE ARE GIVING AWAY $90,000 IN CASH PRIZES IN 2021's WRITING CONTESTS FEATURE $10,000 GRAND PRIZE
6 X $1,000 TOP GENRE PRIZES
13 AWARD WINNING JUDGES
116 PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS
80+ DIRECTORS
ENTER NOW
TV PILOT $5,000 1 HOUR GRAND PRIZE
$5,000 1/2 HOUR GRAND PRIZE
2 X $1,000 2ND PLACE PRIZES
13 EMMY & GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING JUDGES
92 PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS
80+ DIRECTORS
ENTER NOW
SHORT FILM FUND 4 FILMS FINANCED ANNUALLY
2X $15,000 GRAND PRIZE PRODUCTION BUDGET
2X $10,000 GRAND PRIZE PRODUCTION BUDGET
FREE EQUIPMENT RENTAL FROM ARRI RENTAL
FINALISTS RECEIVE DEVELOPMENT FEEDBACK FROM OUR JUDGES + COPIES OF FINAL DRAFT
FINISHED FILMS SHOWN TO ALL OUR JUDGES & INDUSTRY ROSTER.

FINAL DEADLINE - MAY 2ND
ENTER NOW
FICTION PODCAST 2 PILOTS FINANCED & PRODUCED
2X $5,000 GRAND PRIZE TO PRODUCE EACH WINNING PODCAST PILOT
2X $1,000 CASH FOR BOTH WINNERS
PRIZES FOR OUR FINALISTS
17 AWARD WINNING PODCAST CREATOR JUDGES
COMPLETED PODCASTS WILL BE SENT TO A SELECTION OF OUR 220+ PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS, MANAGERS & DIRECTORS
VIEW WINNERS

Slide 2021's BEST SCRIPTS WILL BE SENT TO OVER 270 OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE IN THE INDUSTRY 54 JUDGES OSCAR, BAFTA, GOLDEN GLOBE & EMMY AWARD WINNERS
140+ INDUSTRY ROSTER OUR ROSTERS FILMS HAVE WON DOZENS OF OSCARS AND OTHER MAJOR AWARDS
80+ DIRECTORS THE BEST NEW DIRECTING TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Slide OVERVIEW WHY? SHORE SCRIPTS WAS SETUP TO HELP EMERGING SCREENWRITERS BREAK INTO THE INDUSTRY.

THE MAJORITY OF PRODUCERS, PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS WON’T READ UNSOLICITED MATERIAL. SO, HOW DO YOU GET YOUR WORK OUT THERE AND READ WITHOUT A CONNECTION. THAT'S WHERE WE COME IN.

WE HAVE CREATED THE MOST SUCCESSFUL JUDGE & INDUSTRY ROSTER OF ANY SCREENPLAY CONTEST IN THE WORLD.

WE CAN GUARANTEE THAT IF YOUR SCRIPT LEAPS OFF THE PAGE, ASKING TO BE MADE, WE CAN GET IT INTO THE HANDS OF THOSE WHO HAVE THE ABILITY TO KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.


HOW OUR TEAM
IT ALL STARTS WITH OUR DEDICATED TEAM WHO CONTINUE TO FORGE NEW RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE INDUSTRY.

OUR JUDGES
54 OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FILMMAKERS ARE ONBOARD TO READ THIS YEAR'S TOP SCRIPTS.

OUR INDUSTRY ROSTER & DIRECTORS
140+ PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS ARE ONBOARD TO READ THE BEST SCRIPTS ENTERED. OUR ROSTERS FILMS HAVE GROSSED BILLIONS AT THE BOX OFFICE. 80+ OF THE MOST UPCOMING FEATURE, TV & SHORT DIRECTORS ARE ALSO ON OUR ROSTER.

OUR PRIZES
WE ARE GIVING AWAY $90,000 IN CASH PRIZES IN 2021, NOT TO MENTION FREE FESTIVAL PASSES, COURSES, SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & MUCH MORE.

BY FINANCING SHORT FILMS & PODCASTS, WE HAVE CREATED ANOTHER AVENUE TO HELP GET A WRITERS WORK OUT THERE AND SEEN.

OUR SUCCESSES
WE HAVE HELPED 70+ WRITERS GAIN REPRESENTATION, OPTION, SELL & HAVE THEIR SCREENPLAYS PRODUCED.
How to become a screenwriter. Screenplay Contests. Screenwriting Contests.
How to become a screenwriter. Screenplay Contests. Screenwriting Contests.

Slide SOME OF OUR 70+ SUCCESS STORIES

JACOB WEHRMAN OPTIONED HIS FEATURE WINNING SCRIPT TO PRODUCER/DIRECTOR & SHORE JUDGE PATRICK LUSSIER JONNY KING OPTIONED HIS FEATURE WINNING SCRIPT TO EMMY WINNER BEN TRICKLEBANK. BEN IS ON OUR DIRECTORS ROSTER CLAIRE FOWLER WON A BAFTA FOR HER SHORT FILM FUND WINNING SHORT, SALAM WE HELPED SET UP LOUIS ACKERMAN'S FLESH & BLOOD SCRIPT WITH BLUMHOUSE & HULU TV PILOT WINNER LAURIEL MARGER SIGNED WITH SHORE ROSTER LINK ENT. SHE HAS GONE ONTO WRITE ON TV THE SHOW PRODIGAL SON NELL & DAVE THOMAS HAD THEIR WINNING SCRIPT PICKED UP BY OSCAR NOM PRODUCER & SHORE JUDGE STEPHEN WOOLLEY. HE IS DEVELOPING THE PROJECT WITH FILM4. WE INTRODUCED BETH CURRY TO A NUMBER OF MANAGERS, ONE OF WHICH WERE ELEVATE ENT WHO SHE IS NOW SIGNED WITH.

Slide BY CURATING A SHORTLIST OF UNDISCOVERED SCREENPLAYS, SHORE SCRIPTS HAS CREATED A FAST TRACK FOR NEW WRITERS TO BE DISCOVERED BY PRODUCERS AND EXECUTIVES WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE MISS THEIR WORK. AS INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS, WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO SEE PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS FOR OUTLIERS. JOANNA LAURIE & STEPHEN WOOLLEY - JUDGES / NUMBER 9 FILMS - OSCAR NOM PRODUCERS OF CAROL, YOUTH, PERRIER'S BOUNTY, THE CRYING GAME
Slide BEING A WINNER WAS VERY EXCITING. IN THE MONTHS FOLLOWING I HAVE BEEN APPROACHED BY NUMEROUS INDUSTRY PEOPLE INTERESTED IN SCRIPTS OF MINE. DELIGHTED I DECIDED TO ENTER. BEN CLEARY - OSCAR WINNING WRITER/DIRECTOR Slide SHORE SCRIPTS IS AN ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR OUR DEVELOPMENT ENDEAVORS. WE CONSISTENTLY ARE INTRODUCED TO EXTREMELY TALENTED SCREENWRITERS AND ALWAYS FIND GEMS IN THEIR SUBMISSIONS EACH SEASON. KIMBERLEY BROWNING - JUDGE / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AT HBO ACCESS & HOLLYWOOD SHORTS
Slide IT WAS A PLEASURE TO READ SUCH GREAT NEW VOICES AND STORIES WITH REAL HEART. CHRIS PROVENZANO - JUDGE / WRITER ON MAD MEN, GET LOW, ARCHER, JUSTIFIED, SILICON VALLEY

Slide EDUCATION WE ARE DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF OUR WRITERS THROUGH OUR EDUCATION PLATFORMS. COVERAGE A PROFESSIONAL’S FEEDBACK IS PARAMOUNT IN HELPING YOU TAKE YOUR SCRIPT TO THE NEXT LEVEL. WE OFFER A VARIETY OF SCRIPT FEEDBACK TO CATER TO EACH WRITERS NEEDS.

ALONG WITH OUR CONTESTS, OUR COVERAGE SERVICE WORKS AS ANOTHER OUTLET TO DISTINGUISH GREAT PROJECTS AND GET THEM INTO THE HANDS OF OUR INDUSTRY ROSTER.
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COURSES WE HAVE CREATED ONLINE COURSES TO HELP YOU THROUGH EVERY STAGE OF THE SCREENWRITING PROCESS.

A NUMBER OF THESE GUIDES ARE FOR FREE LIKE OUR 34P GUIDE TO AGENTS & MANAGERS,
13P GUIDE TO PITCHING,
39P GUIDE TO FORMATTING


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