Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Shore Film Fund

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171 Pier Avenue #145
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 between $10-15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of between $5-10K.

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 20
Regular September 30, 2020 $45 52
Final October 31, 2020 $50 83

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 between $10-15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of between $5-10K.
  • 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, our Grand Prize Winner 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

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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Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

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171 Pier Avenue #145
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 2020 Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has announced their 15 Short Film Fund Finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced on June 6th.

Boris VymenetsLady & LuckSue must re-enter the world and pay her debts. But is luck on her side?
Coral AmigaConjugalSet all in one room, a female prisoner is given twelve hours for a conjugal visit with her boyfriend, where she will discover what’s really lurking beneath their relationship.
David LeonThe AlbatrossWhen Mal, a fisherman, and Karma, a young African girl smuggled across the North Sea, lives collide, their desperation leads to an Albatross around Mal’s neck, which creates a greater appreciation for the narrow world that he had previously existed within.
Fay DevlinFlourishA war-widowed Syrian refugee confronts the privilege of a reluctant engineering student and provokes her to choose her own career path.
Hua ShangThe Sound of My House PlantAn antisocial sound editor loses her hearing overnight and starts to understand the language of the plants which forces her to see the world from a different perspective.
J.L. ReedRain for JoA father gambles his freedom to make a birthday wish for his daughter come true.
Sarah & Jake MavityCalico KidA kid with vitiligo rescues a talking goldfish, who teaches him how to accept the skin he’s in.
Kasia Kaczmarek & Felix GarriockMaeve in the DarkSexuality and gender norms are explored when chronically sick Maeve meets her new A.I. nurse, LEM.
Lindiwe MakgalemeleThe TownA car breaks down in an anonymous South African town.
LT Verrastro & Jay Kressly EliasThe Long WayA dark comedy about a transgender man and his estranged sister who encounter mishaps and secrets on their way to a remote location to spread their mother’s ashes.
Nelson KimContinuityA Korean immigrant, alone and overwhelmed in New York City, becomes so obsessed with a TV show that the fate of the hero begins to matter more to him than his own life.
Nick BarklaThe StormAn aggressive juvenile female prisoner forms a surprising emotional bond with a damaged male prison officer.
Noam ArgovCurls 4 SaleA third-grade girl starts selling glimpses of her long, curly hair in exchange for quarters from boys in school. Inspired by a true story.
Sarah JumaPrecious Metal, Iron BarA prominent politician’s wristwatch goes missing in a hotel room and a veteran housekeeper must pay for it with her livelihood. Or life.
Steven LundgrenFog of WarA young British soldier in WWI falls deeper and deeper into delusion as he starts having visions of a boar-like creature roaming the battlefield at night, devouring the souls of dead soldiers.

Updated: 05/26/2020

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Contact

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

Web:
Click here
Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
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