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SHORT FILM FUND FINAL DEADLINE IS in 03-05-2020

GET 2020’s CONTEST DATES

The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers an opportunity for emerging screenwriters and filmmakers to have their short film financed and produced.

The Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. We accept short scripts, animations, and proof of concept shorts for TV pilots and features.

Jan 15th

Fund Opens

February 29th

Early Deadline $40

March 31st

Regular Deadline $45

May 2nd

Late Deadline $50

May 26th

Finalists Announced

June 6th

Winner(s) Announced

STANDARD SUBMISSION
$50

SUBMIT

SUBMISSION + 2 PAGE COVERAGE
$120

SUBMIT

SUBMISSION + 5 PAGE COVERAGE
$175

SUBMIT

PREVIOUS SHORT WINNERS

WHY ENTER?

JUDGES

The produced Short Film(s) will be sent to all 47 OSCAR, BAFTA, EMMY & GOLDEN GLOBE winning Judges.

PLUS, we have 14 Award-winning Filmmakers on board to judge this year’s best scripts.

PRIZES

Between $10-15K Production Budget to make your Short Film + THOUSANDS of dollars worth of free camera equipment rental from ARRI Rental. 

PLUS, our Grand Prize Winner will also receive a FREE Pass to the RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, and a Free copy of Final Draft.

Prizes for the Top 15 Finalists.

INDUSTRY & DIRECTORS ROSTER

The produced Short Film(s) will be sent to our complete roster of 120+ Production Companies, Agents, Managers, and our 70+ Directors.

PLUS, every writer who enters will receive a FREE 18 Page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED.

SCRIPT SCORE

Our readers have read for some of the biggest production companies in the world, including: Universal, Lionsgate, Paramount, Working Title, BBC and many others. You will receive your script score once we announce our Finalists. There will be an additional read for each round that a script progresses.

SUCCESS STORIES

Our previous fund winners have had their films screened and nominated at Tribeca, London Film Festival, Austin, Encounters, Aesthetica, Rhode Island and many others.

We have also helped 65+ writers gain representation, option, sell and have their screenplays produced.

DISCOVERY PLATFORM

We’ve partnered with Coverfly to handle all submissions. As well as our judges and roster, you have the choice to make your script available to hundreds more industry professionals on their platform for no additional fee. This is entirely optional – you can be as private or public as you like.

PREVIOUS FUND WINNERS

MISS FORTUNATE

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BEST SELLER

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THE NAKED MAN

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THE ORGY

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