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Shore Scripts Feature & TV Pilot Screenwriting Competition
United States
contact@shorescripts.com
www.shorescripts.com

Description: Quarter-Finalists Announced Oct. 25th. Re-opens 2023.

Feature - $11,000 in Cash Prizes, plus Guaranteed Industry Meetings & Mentorships. We've helped launch the careers of 100+ Writers, including deals with Sony, Blumhouse, Film4, and Hulu.
Objective: DISCOVERING THE BEST NEW SCREENWRITING TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD

How do we do that?
- We’ve helped 100+ Writers gain representation, sell, and have their screenplays produced.
- $18K in Cash to giveaway to 2022’s Winners. Thousands more in prizes.
- 27 Oscar, Golden Globe, EMMY & BAFTA Winning Judges will read the final round of submissions.
- 150+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers, and 80+ Award-Winning Directors are signed up to read this year’s best scripts.
- There will be 6 Feature Genre Prizes in 2022: Best Action/Adventure, Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Science-Fiction, Best Thriller, and Best Horror.

2022’s PRIZES INCLUDE MENTORSHIPS & GUARANTEED INDUSTRY MEETINGS!

Our Feature Contest Grand Prize Winner will be offered Guaranteed Meetings with 10 industry execs from the following companies – Film Nation, Elation, The Gotham Group, Radical Media, Bellevue, Verve, Independent Talent, Wild Card, Sugar 23, Adam Mirels, and Aldamisa.

And win a mentorship with screenwriter Antony Johnston – ATOMIC BLONDE, RESIDENT EVIL, DEAD SPACE.

Our 6 Feature Genre Winners will also be offered at least 3 Guaranteed Meetings with Producers, Managers, and Agents on our roster who are best suited to your work.

Our 1-Hour TV Pilot Grand Prize Winner will win a mentorship with writer & producer Emily Andras – WYNONNA EARP, KILLJOYS, LOST GIRL.

Our ½-Hour TV Pilot Grand Prize Winner will win a mentorship with Emmy-Nominated producer Randall Keenan Winston – SCRUBS, GRACIE & FRANKIE, RUSH HOUR.

And both of our TV Pilot Grand Prize Winners will be offered at least 5 Guaranteed Meetings with industry execs from a selection of the following companies – Film Nation, Elation, Casarotto, Radical Media, Bellevue, The Agency, Independent Talent, Wild Card, Sugar 23, Adam Mirels, and Aldamisa.

Plus, both of our TV Pilot 2nd Place Winners will be offered at least 2 Guaranteed Meetings with Producers, Managers, and Agents on our roster who are best suited to your work.

Every writer who enters will receive a FREE 18 Page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED.

Take a look at our Alumni and see how winning Shore Scripts can jump-start your screenwriting career: http://www.shorescripts.com/success-stories/

All our FEATURE & TV-PILOT FINALISTS will have their scripts sent to our award-winning Judges.

4 of our 14 Feature Judges:
- Kasi Lemmons, Black Film Critics Circle Winner - HARRIET, EVE’S BAYOU, TALK TO ME.
- Mark Montgomery, Producer – HOTEL MUMBAI, THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, DAMASCUS COVER.
- Patrick Lussier, Writer, Editor & Director – SCREAM, HALLOWEEN H20, TERMINATOR GENISYS.
- Kate Dickie, Actress & Producer – GAME OF THRONES, PROMETHEUS, SMALL AXE.



4 of our 13 TV Pilot Judges:
- Daisy Haggard, Writer & Actress – EPISODES, BREEDERS, BACK TO LIFE.
- Chris Provenzano, Emmy-nominated Writer & Producer – MAD MEN, JUSTIFIED, GET LOW, SILICON VALLEY.
- Randall Keenan Winston, Writer & Producer - MIXED-ISH, GRACE & FRANKIE, AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE, SCRUBS.
- Emma Luffingham, Writer & Producer - SHOWTRIAL, THE GOOD KARMA HOSPITAL, SILK.


See the full list of our Judges here - http://www.shorescripts.com/judges/

Following each contest, we begin the process of sending scripts to our Industry Roster. You don’t need to be one of our winners to have your script sent out. We will always consult with you before we send out your work.

NOTE: Shore Scripts never claims any rights over a writer’s work.

Our Industry Roster includes:
BLUMHOUSE, ANONYMOUS CONTENT, GERSH, NUMBER 9 FILMS, VERVE & many more.

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

MORE INFO CAN BE SEEN HERE: http://www.shorescripts.com/feature/ or http://www.shorescripts.com/tv/

Dates & Fees

Opening Date - March 1, 2022
TV ½ Hour Pilot $40
TV 1 Hour Pilot $45
Feature Screenplay $45

Early Deadline - May 31, 2022
TV ½ Hour Pilot $40
TV 1 Hour Pilot $45
Feature Screenplay $45

Regular Deadline - July 31, 2022
TV ½ Hour Pilot $50
TV 1 Hour Pilot $55
Feature Screenplay $55

Final Deadline - August 31, 2022
TV ½ Hour Pilot $60
TV 1 Hour Pilot $65
Feature Screenplay $65

October 25, 2022
Quarter-Finalists Announced

November 10, 2022
Semi-Finalists Announced

November 25, 2022
Finalists Announced

December 10, 2022
Winners Announced
Eligibility: Anyone, anywhere.
Entry Fee: $40 to $65
Type: Screenplay, TV Scripts
Promotes: Specific Genres
Originates From: United States
Occurrence: Yearly
Sponsored By: Production Company
Start Date: 3/1/2022
Submission Deadlines: 8/31/2022
Winners Announced: December 10, 2022
Year of Origin: 2012
Rules: Feature scripts should be within 80-120 Pages.
½-Hour TV Pilots should be within 5-35 Pages.
1-Hour TV Pilot should be within 40-70 Pages.

Web Series Pilots should be submitted to the ½-Hour TV Pilot Contest category.

RULES, FAQ’s & MORE INFO CAN BE SEEN HERE: https://www.shorescripts.com/rules-faq/
Prizes and Awards: FEATURE PRIZES

* $5,000 in cash to our Grand Prize Winner and an opportunity to be mentored by screenwriter Antony Johnston – ATOMIC BLONDE, RESIDENT EVIL, DEAD SPACE.
* $1000 to each of our 6 Genre Prize Winners.
° Best Action/Adventure
° Best Comedy
° Best Drama
° Best Science-Fiction
° Best Thriller
° Best Horror
* Guaranteed meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers specially selected from our Industry Roster and who are best suited to your work.
* Your script will be sent out to our award-winning Judges, Industry Roster & Directors.
* Script development with Shore Scripts.
* Each of our 7 winners will receive a FREE copy of the latest Final Draft screenwriting software and FREE access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub.

Top 5 Finalists in each Genre category - Your script will be sent to our Judges, specially chosen members of our Industry Roster and Directors. AND you will receive FREE access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub.

PLUS, our Grand Prize Winner will also receive two FREE 1-Year Pro Raindance Memberships.

TV PILOT PRIZES

* $5,000 in cash shared between our two Grand Prize Winners
- $2,500 to our 1-Hour Pilot Winner and an opportunity to be mentored by writer & producer Emily Andras – WYNONNA EARP, KILLJOYS, LOST GIRL.
- $2,500 to our ½-Hour Pilot Winner and an opportunity to be mentored by Emmy-nominated producer Randall Keenan Winston – SCRUBS, GRACIE & FRANKIE, RUSH HOUR.
* $1000 in cash for each of our 1-Hour & ½-Hour Runners-Up.
* Guaranteed meetings with up to 5 Hollywood Agents and Managers specially selected from our Industry Roster and who are best suited to your work.
* Your script will be sent out to our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors.
* Script development with Shore Scripts.
* Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub.

Top 10 Finalists in both categories - Your script will be sent to our Judges, specially chosen members of our Industry Roster and Directors. AND you will receive Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub.

PLUS, our Grand Prize Winners and our two Runners-Up will receive a FREE copy of Final Draft.

AND, our both Grand Prize Winners will each receive a FREE 1-Year Pro Raindance Membership.

MORE INFO CAN BE SEEN HERE: http://www.shorescripts.com/
More: Placing in Shore Scripts contests offers an outstanding opportunity to get your script into the hands of 300+ industry insiders who can make a difference to your career in screenwriting.

 


 

 

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