WE ARE GIVING AWAY
$85,000 IN CASH
PRIZES IN 2020
$10K GRAND PRIZE
7 X 1K TOP GENRE PRIZES
19 AWARD WINNING JUDGES
116 PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS
NEW TO 2020 2X $5K GRAND PRIZE TO PRODUCE TWO WINNING PODCAST PILOTS
FINALIST PRIZES (TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON) 12 AWARD WINNING PODCAST CREATOR JUDGES
COMPLETED PODCASTS WILL BE SENT TO A SELECTION OF OUR 180+ PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS, MANAGERS & DIRECTORS
$5K 1 HOUR GRAND PRIZE
$5K 1/2 HOUR GRAND PRIZE
2 X $500 2ND PLACE PRIZES
14 EMMY & GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING JUDGES
92 PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS
SHORT FILM FUND
TAKES PLACE TWICE ANNUALLY 2X $15K GRAND PRIZE PRODUCTION BUDGET
2X $10K 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.
SHORE SCRIPTS WAS SETUP TO HELP EMERGING SCREENWRITERS BREAK INTO THE INDUSTRY.
SUCCESSFUL PRODUCERS, PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS WON’T READ UNSOLICITED MATERIAL. SO, HOW DO YOU GET YOUR WORK OUT TO INDUSTRY WITHOUT SOME SORT OF CONNECTION. THAT'S WHERE WE COME IN.
OVER THE LAST 8 YEARS 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.
OUR TEAM IT ALL STARTS WITH OUR DEDICATED TEAM WHO CONTINUE TO FORGE NEW RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE INDUSTRY.
59 OF THE BEST FILMMAKERS, WHO HAVE WON OSCARS, EMMYS, GOLDEN GLOBES & BAFTAS, ARE ONBOARD TO READ THIS YEAR'S TOP SCRIPTS.
OUR INDUSTRY ROSTER
135 PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AGENTS & MANAGERS ARE ON OUR ROSTER TO READ THE BEST SCRIPTS ENTERED.
OUR ROSTERS FILMS HAVE GROSSED BILLIONS AT THE BOX OFFICE
76 OF THE MOST UPCOMING FEATURE, TV & SHORT DIRECTORS IN THE WORLD ARE ONBOARD.
WE ARE GIVING AWAY $85,000 IN CASH PRIZES IN 2020, NOT TO MENTION FREE FESTIVAL PASSES, COURSES, SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & MUCH MORE.
BY FINANCING SHORTS & PODCASTS, WE HAVE CREATED ANOTHER AVENUE TO GET A WRITERS WORK OUT THERE AND SEEN.
WE HAVE HELPED 70+ WRITERS GAIN REPRESENTATION, OPTION, SELL & HAVE THEIR SCREENPLAYS PRODUCED.
SUCCESES | JACOB WEHRMAN OPTIONED SCRIPT TO PATRICK LUSSIER
JUDGES | KASI LEMMONS | DIRECTOR OF HARRIET
INDUSTRY ROSTER | 116 PROD COMPS, AGENTS & MANAGERS
WE HAVE HELPED LAUNCH THE CAREERS OF 60+ WRITERS THROUGH OUR FEATURE CONTEST. THIS INCLUDES DEALS WITH SONY, BLUMHOUSE, WARNER BROS, FILM4 & HULU.
THE BEST SCRIPT FROM ALL GENRE CATEGORIES WILL BE AWARDED OUR GRAND PRIZE OF $10,000.
WE WILL ALSO GIVING AWAY $1,000 TO EACH WINNER FROM OUR 7 GENRE CATEGORIES: ACTION/ADVENTURE, COMEDY, DRAMA, FAMILY, SCI-FI, THRILLER & HORROR.
SUCCESSES | KATE SHENTON - SIGNED WITH AGENT
JUDGES | CHRIS PROVEZANO | WRITER ON MAD MEN, JUSTIFIED
INDUSTRY ROSTER | 116+ PROD COMPS, AGENTS & MANAGERS
WE HAVE HELPED LAUNCH THE CAREERS OF NUMEROUS WRITERS THROUGH OUR TV PILOT CONTEST. THIS INCLUDES DEALS WITH SONY, YOUTUBE, CBS, QUIBI & HULU.
OUR TV PILOT CONTEST IS SPLIT INTO 1/2 & 1HR CATEGORIES.
WE ACCEPT ALL GENRES. IT DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU HAVE A BIG BUDGET EPIC OR CONTAINED DRAMA, EACH TV PILOT IS JUDGED EQUALLY.
THE SHORE SCRIPTS SHORT FILM FUND OFFERS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR EMERGING SCREENWRITERS AND FILMMAKERS TO HAVE THEIR SHORT FILM FINANCED AND PRODUCED.
WE FINANCE 4 FILMS PER YEAR WITH AN OVERALL BUDGET OF $50,000.
WE ACCEPT SHORT SCRIPTS, ANIMATIONS, AND PROOF OF CONCEPT SHORTS FOR TV PILOTS AND FEATURES.
OUR FUNDED FILMS HAVE PLAYED AT SOME OF THE TOP FILM FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD, INCLUDING TRIBECA, AUSTIN, BFI LONDON, CANNES, ENCOUNTERS & MANY OTHERS.
NEW TO 2020
JUDGES | LAUREN SHIPPEN - CREATOR OF BRIGHT SESSIONS
JUDGES | SCOTT CONROY - CREATOR OF BLACKOUT
JUDGES | ZACK ACKERS - CREATOR OF LIMETOWN
WE HAVE HELPED LAUNCH THE CAREERS OF 65+ WRITERS THROUGH OUR CONTESTS. THIS INCLUDES DEALS WITH SONY, BLUMHOUSE, WARNER BROS, FILM4, YOUTUBE, QUIBI & HULU.
TWO WINNING SCRIPTS WILL BE PRODUCED INTO A PILOT PODCAST EPISODE, EACH WITH BUDGETS OF $5000.
THE TWO WINNING WRITERS WILL ALSO EACH RECEIVE A $1000 CASH PRIZE.
THESE ARE A SMALL NUMBER OF OUR SUCCESS STORIES FROM OVER THE YEARSJONNY KING
We are thrilled to have set up Jonny's winning feature Land's End with EMMY Winning director, Ben Tricklebank. Ben is on our Director's Roster and has Optioned the script.
"Thank you so much for everything you've done to make this happen. Without you it would never have got in front of Ben in the first place. I can't tell you how grateful I am."
We introduced Beth to a number of managers, one of which were Elevate Entertainment who she has now signed with. Her winning feature, Moonflower, has been picked up by Oscar Nominated producer, Todd Black. "Shore Scripts is in a category all of its own. After I won, they sent out my script to industry professionals that I would've never had access to. They have incredible industry connections, but more importantly, they have industry respect. They even did a follow-up mailing, reaching out to more industry folks. They helped me get amazing representation. Now, I feel like I'm finally on the road to being a working writer. And it is ALL because of Shore Scripts. I know there are a ton of contests out there...believe me, I did a lot of them. But, save your money. Just do Shore, it's money well spent."
NELL & DAVE THOMAS
We are proud to announce that Mrs&MrThomas’ winning feature screenplay, The Assessor, has been picked up and is being developed by Shore Judge - Oscar-nominated producer, Stephen Woolley and FilmFour. "Winning Shore Scripts has been a wonderful and career changing experience. It's opened doors we simply couldn’t have opened ourselves. Shore has shown us that the career we’ve always wanted is possible. It’s a terrific competition that’s well recognised within the industry. Many thanks again for this opportunity."
Claire wasour inaugural Short Film Fund winner. The film played at numerous festivals, including Tribeca. She is represented by Curtis Brown. “I’m so blown away and honoured. This is such an amazing opportunity to make a film I care about. Thank you so much!”
We were over the moon to have set up Louis Ackerman's horror/thriller script, Flesh & Blood, with industry roster company, Blumhouse. The film was part of Hulu's 'Into the Dark' series and starred Diana Silvers & Dermot Mulroney. "Shore Scripts has literally put me on such a life and career-changing trajectory. I'm so grateful to you and the team. I continue, to this day, to tell my writing friends to enter with their work because it's the best decision I ever made with my writing."
NABIL CHOWDHURY Nabil was one of our Semi-Finalist's with The Replacement which has since been produced. He has gone onto to be signed by Writ Large and Verve Talent.
LAURIEL MARGER TV Pilot Winner has signed with Shore Industry Roster Manager, David Katsman of LINK Entertainment. Her winning script Peaches has had a series commission by QUIBI. "The thing I like most about Shore, why my experience with Shore has been so great, is that they really do get your script out there to people who can actually do something with it, people who can help you."
WE HAVE THE HIGHEST CALIBER OF JUDGES AND INDUSTRY ROSTER OF ANY SCREENPLAY CONTEST IN THE WORLD.
THAT'S OVER 200 OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE IN THE INDUSTRY WHO ARE ONBOARD TO READ THE BEST SCRIPTS ENTERED INTO OUR CONTESTS.
19 Award Winning Judges
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TV PILOT JUDGES
14 Award Winning Judges
135 Production Companies, Agents & Managers are onboard to read the best scripts entered.
SHORT FILM FUND JUDGES
14 Award Winning Judges
76 of the most upcoming Directors in the world are signed up to read this year's best scripts.
WE ARE DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF OUR WRITERS THROUGH OUR EDUCATION PLATFORM.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 EVERY 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
WE HAVE CREATED ONLINE COURSES TO HELP YOU THROUGH EVERY STAGE OF THE SCREENWRITING PROCESS.
A NUMBER OF THESE GUIDES ARE FOR FREELIKE OUR 34P GUIDE TO AGENTS & MANAGERS, 13P GUIDE TO PITCHING, 39P GUIDE TO FORMATTING OTHERS ARE AROUND $10 SO THEY ARE ACCESSIBLE TO ALL.
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