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

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

The 2021 Spring 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.

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 February 28, 2021 $40
Regular March 31, 2021 $45
Final May 2, 2021 $50 17

Contest Opens January 15, 2021.

Notification: Finalists Announced June 02, 2021. Winners Announced June 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 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 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 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.
  • 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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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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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 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:
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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