Registration Fee $45

Timeline

Early Deadline:

May 31, 2019

Regular Deadline:

Jul 31, 2019

Late Deadline:

Aug 31, 2019

CATEGORIES & FEES

Early Deadline
  • Standard Entry $45
  • ISAConnect Entry $40
Regular Deadline
  • Standard Entry $50
  • ISAConnect Entry $45
Late Deadline
  • Standard Entry $60
  • ISAConnect Entry $55
Early Deadline
  • Standard Entry $45
  • ISAConnect Entry $40
Regular Deadline
  • Standard Entry $50
  • ISAConnect Entry $45
Late Deadline
  • Standard Entry $60
  • ISAConnect Entry $55

Announcements

Quarter Finalists Announced

Oct 25, 2019

Semi Finalists Announced

Nov 10, 2019

Finalists Announced

Nov 25, 2019

Winners Announced

Dec 10, 2019

Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

OUR FOCUS IS TO DISCOVER THE BEST NEW SCREENWRITING TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD

How do we do that?

-    35 Oscar, Golden Globe, EMMY & BAFTA Winning Judges will read the final round of submissions.

-    100+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers are signed up to read each year’s best scripts.

-    50+ Directors are on our roster to read the best Features, TV Pilots and Shorts.

-    Over $40K in Cash & Prizes to giveaway in 2019.

-    Each submission receives a Free 20-page booklet on How to Get      Your Screenplay Produced.

-    We’ve helped 60+ Writers gain Representation, Option, Sell and have their screenplays Produced.

Our most recent success story is setting up Feature Winner Louis Ackerman's thriller script, Flesh & Blood, with industry roster company, Blumhouse. The film is currently screening on HULU.

Take a look at the full list of our Alumni here: http://www.shorescripts.com/alumni/

Our Judges include:

-    OSCAR NOMINATED PRODUCER, STEPHEN WOOLLEY - THE CRYING GAME, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE

-    BAFTA WINNING WRITER, TONY GRISONI - FEAR & LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, TIDELAND, THE RED RIDING TRILOGY

-    OSCAR NOMINATED PRODUCER, PAUL WEBSTER - EASTERN PROMISES, SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

See the full list here - http://www.shorescripts.com/shore-scripts-judges/

Our Production Companies include:

BLACK PILLS, BLUMHOUSE, MADHOUSE, 3ARTS, GERSH, NUMBER 9 FILMS, WILDGAZE FILMS, WARP

See our complete Industry Roster - http://www.shorescripts.com/production-companies/ and Directors Roster - https://www.shorescripts.com/directors-roster/

PRIZES

FEATURE PRIZES

* $10,000 (£7900) in cash and prizes to our 5 winners 
* Your script will be sent out to our Judges, Industry & Directors Roster
* Each of our 5 winners will receive a free copy of Final Draft & Writer Duet Pro 
* Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers 
* Each of our 5 winners will also receive a free InkTip script listing and a free InkTip Magazine listing so that producers & reps can find you. 
* Free Script Development with Shore Scripts 
* A free 6-month membership to The International Screenwriters’ Association.
* PLUS, our Grand Prize Winner will also 2 FREE Festival Passes to the 2020 Moscow International Film Festival.

TV PILOT PRIZES 

* Our 6 winners will receive cash and prizes valued at over $7000 (£5500)
* 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories:
° One-Hour Pilot
° Half-Hour Pilot
* Your script will be sent out to our Judges, Industry & Directors Roster
* Each of our winners will receive a free copy of Final Draft 10 & Writer Duet Pro
* Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers 
* Each of our winners will also receive a free InkTip script listing and a free InkTip Magazine listing so that producers & reps can find you. 
* Free Script Development with Shore Scripts 
* A free 6-month membership to The International Screenwriters’ Association.
* PLUS, our Grand Prize Winners will also win a FREE Festival Pass to the 2020 Series Mania International TV Festival.

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Feedback Type

Additional Fee Added to Entry

  • 5 Page Coverage: $125
  • 10 Page Coverage: $200

Feedback Type Description

Writers become so close to their material that they can’t help but lose perspective at times. It happens to everyone. A professional reader’s feedback is paramount in helping you take your script to the next level. Our screenplay reading and consultancy services are below. 

5-Page Feature Screenplay Coverage – 5 pages of constructive notes that focus on: Premise, Structure, Character, Dialogue, Pace, Marketability, and a Conclusion. It will give you a clear overview of your screenplay. 

10-Page Feature Development Coverage – 10 pages of feedback on all areas of your screenplay, including Premise, Structure, Character, Dialogue, Pace, Visuals, Believability, Marketability, and a Conclusion. It also includes an industry scorecard. Great for a comprehensive critique of your screenplay.

Rules

RULES, FAQ’s & MORE INFO CAN BE SEEN HERE: http://www.shorescripts.com/

FAQs

If you have any questions, please email us. contact @ shorescripts.com

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