Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Shore Film Fund

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Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

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Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Objective

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

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

14 Industry Award-Winning Judges will decide this year’s Grand Prize Winner(s).

2020's second Short Film Fund will award production financing for two short films:

  • Grand Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $10K.

Our sponsor ARRI Rental will provide free production equipment rental for the duration of the production in any country in which they operate.

Screenplays must be in English however the Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early August 29, 2020 $40
Regular September 30, 2020 $45 3
Final October 31, 2020 $50 34

Notification: December 7, 2020 Winners Announced

Rules

Scripts must be within 2-30 pages

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

Awards

  • Grand Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $10K.
  • The resulting short film will be sent to our Judges, Industry, and Directors Roster. That’s over 200 of the best people working in the industry who will see your work.
  • Our sponsor ARRI Rental will provide free production equipment rental for the duration of the production in any country in which they operate.
  • PLUS, the Grand Prize Winner will receive a free Festival Pass to HollyShorts 2021.
  • AND, our two Winners will also receive a FREE copy of Final Draft.
  • Top 5 Finalists will also receive an exclusive feedback report from one of our Judges with suggestions on how you can further develop your screenplay and receive a FREE copy of Final Draft.
  • Top 15 Finalists - Your script will be sent to our Judges, Directors & specially chosen members of our Industry Roster AND you will receive FREE access to our Ultimate Screenwriting Course led by former UCLA Head of Screenwriting, Richard Walter.

Shore Film Fund

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171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

Web:
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Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

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Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

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contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Contest News

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Films has announced the 15 Finalsts for their 2019 Short Film Fund. Winner will be announced June 6th.

  • James Gould-Bourn & Ben Tricklebank - A Young Man’s Game - Jake wants to be a doctor when he grows up, but his father has different ideas.

  • Bernardo Duran - Blank An Animated Short Film - Blank, a nondescript animated character is determined to do what it takes to find its identity.

  • Habib Yazdi & Jordan Swisher - Dead Guy - When Nadia discovers an unwanted visitor, getting rid of him is harder than it seems.

  • John Bickerstaff - Dunked - A closeted teen takes swimming lessons to prepare for his full-immersion baptism.

  • Luke Howe - El - A reclusive objectophile sets out to find his lost love, an old telephone box, after it is removed and replaced with a new WiFi hotspot.

  • Cedrick May - Home Invasion - A man, struggling with an addiction, is confronted by his inner demons while his family is away.

  • Matt Brothers - Knight - Stuck in a never ending cycle of death and resurrection, a lone Knight embarks on a dangerous rescue mission, unaware that his fate is being controlled by a higher power… an 11 year old girl.

  • Angelica Weaver - Love Emancipated - In the 1860s, two black women fight against their wicked slave owner, an abusive fiance, and a cruel mother in their pursuit of romantic love for one another.

  • Molly O’Shea - Miss Fortunate - If luck is a lady, grief is a bitch. A young woman loses her mother and finds herself.

  • Geoff Henry - Nino - A young boy is held in an immigration detention center without his parents but a kitchen assistant who doesn’t speak the same language finds a way to secretly communicate, helping the boy regain the happiness of his life.

  • Christopher Maudsley - Rat Tail - During the Gulf War of 1991, a young American asylum seeker from Saudi Arabia struggles to make friends in his newly adopted home.

  • Angad Singh - SM9 - SM9 (Salok Mahalla 9) tells the story of a young Sikh Londoner wrestling between his queerness and his faith. Rooted in the experiences of the writer, this powerful story shows the push and pull between our desires and who society tell us we should be.

  • Carly Pope - Spade - ACE, a homeless youth, gets paired with a new volunteer at his drop-in center, TAVI, who, surprising them both, is a woman he connected with in the neighbourhood the previous evening.

  • Lindiwe Mueller-Westernhagen & Dale Winton - That Sister Thang - Two chalk ‘n cheese South African sisters struggling to fit into weird Austin life must overcome the revelation that they have different mothers, one dead and one white, in order to save the thing they hold most dear – their sisterhood.

  • Heather Debling - The Biffy - A comedy that shows the unthinkable lengths some people will go to to make friends.

Updated: 05/26/2019

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Contact

171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

Web:
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Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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