6th Annual

Shore Scripts

 
Category

Feature Screenplays

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 38.00
Regular Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 44.00
Late Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
October 25, 2017


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Grand Prize Winner * $4000 cash (£3200 approx) * Introduction and Meeting with Hollywood Managers & Agents * Your script will be sent out to our 37 Judges & 80+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers * Final Draft Version 9 Software * Scripts development with Shore Scripts
Cash Award Value: 4,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
2nd Place * $1000 cash (£800 approx) * Your script will be sent out to our 37 Judges & 80+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers * Final Draft Version 9 Software * Scripts development with Shore Scripts
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

3rd Place
3rd Place * $500 cash (£400 approx) * Your script will be sent out to our 37 Judges & 80+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers * Final Draft Version 9 Software * Scripts development with Shore Scripts
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

4th Place
4th Place * $250 cash (£200 approx) * Your script will be sent out to our 37 Judges & 80+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers * Final Draft Version 9 Software
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

5th Prize
5th Place * Your script will be sent out to our 37 Judges & 80+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers * Final Draft Version 9 Software
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Shore Scripts only accepts electronic entries.

Writers from all countries are welcome to enter. All scripts must be written in English.

The script must be the writer’s original work. Adaptations are accepted but the writer must own all copyright. At no point will Shore Scripts ever have any rights over your work.

All ages are welcome.

We accept animations.

Each writer, or writing team, may not have earned more than $30,000 (£24,000 approx) in screenwriting fees since 2010. Previous screenwriting cash awards do not count towards this total.

You may enter a newer draft of an already submitted script. There is a small additional fee. You may re-enter you script through the Resubmission page.

A writer can enter as many scripts in as many categories as they wish.

If a script is optioned or purchased during the competition, then it will no longer be eligible for the contest.

Scripts should be formatted at size 12 Courier.

The script file formats we accept are: PDF (preferred) Celtx, Final Draft, MovieMagic, RTF, DOC & TXT.

Please ensure your script is as close to the standard 80-120 pages as possible. Email us if you have any questions over the length of your script.

We accept all genres.

The winners agree to allow Shore Scripts to use their name and script title on the website. This will be used to inform other contestants and the media of the results.

Shore Scripts staff and associates are unable to enter.

The decision of the judging panel is final. All judges, staff, and sponsors are immune from any competition disputes.

If we see fit, we can extend the final deadline of the competition.