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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Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Objective

DISCOVERING THE BEST NEW SCREENWRITING TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers you an opportunity to have your short film script financed and produced.

Our 18 Industry Award-Winning Judges including former Fund Winners will decide this year’s Grand Prize Winners.

The 2021 Fall Season of our 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 production in any country in which they operate.

Our Judges include:

  • Nora Kirkpatrick, Writer, Director & Actress – THE GOLDBERGS, DAISY JONES & THE SIX, THE OFFICE
  • Jamie Brewer, Actress & Producer – AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE TURNOVER. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early August 29, 2021 $40 30
Regular September 30, 2021 $45 62
Final October 31, 2021 $50 93

Contest Opens July 15, 2021.

Notification: Finalists Announced December 01, 2021. Winners Announced December 14, 2021.

Rules

Scripts must be within 2-30 pages

In addition to unproduced scripts, we accept shorts that have already been filmed and are in need of additional Finishing Funds. For finishing fund entries, please enter via our website https://www.shorescripts.com/shortfilmfund/. Select the "In Production Film" format and, along with your script, enter the URL & password to a password-protected copy of the Short for which you are applying. The password will be used internally to assess your submission and will not be shared externally.

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 films will be sent to our Judges, Industry, and Directors Roster. That’s over 300 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 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 Prize Winners will each receive a FREE copy of the Final Draft 12 screenwriting app.
  • Top 5 Finalists will also receive an exclusive feedback report from one of our Short Judges with suggestions on how you can further develop your screenplay and receive a FREE copy of Final Draft 12.
  • Top 15 Finalists - Your script will be sent to our Judges, Directors & specially chosen members of our Industry Roster AND you'll 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:
Click here
Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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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

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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Contest News

Shore Scripts Names Film Fund Winners

EL VALS (THE WALTZ), by Alycya Magaña has been named the winner of the Shore Scripts Film Fund $15,000 Grand Prize Production Grant.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER ($15,000 PRODUCTION GRANT)
EL VALS (THE WALTZ) written by Alycya Magaña

With their mother deported and young Danny now the man of the house, acquiring a Quinceañera dress for his older sister means everything – yet how will he do it with no money and CPS closing in?

SECOND PLACE WINNER ($10,000 PRODUCTION GRANT)
OVER THE NEXT HILL written by Tarique Qayumi

On a perilous journey as a refugee, eleven-year-old Zabi struggles to prove his manhood to his mother.

Top 5 Finalists
A MIND OF ITS OWN by Courtney Randle
CARRION by Yvonne Zhang
HEATWAVE by Raúl Eduardo Galindo Peña & Andrea Porras
PASO DOBLE by Heida Reed
SNAKESBITE by Leaf Lieber

Updated: 06/14/2021

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

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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