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18-Apr-2014 3:51am PDT  

 

Shore Scripts

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature Screenplays
Feature Screenplay Competition
Short Screenplays
Shore Scripts Short Screenplay Competition.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition 2014.

Discovering new screenwriting talent from around the world.

DATES FOR BOTH FEATURE & SHORT COMPETITION.

EARLY DEADLINE – 1st MARCH 31st MAY 2014 REGULAR DEADLINE – 1st JUNE 31st JULY 2014
LATE DEADLINE – 1st AUGUST 31st AUGUST 2014
WAB Extended Deadline - 1st SEPT 7th SEPT 2014


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition is focused on discovering the best scripts from around the world. Our goal is to get these scripts into the hands of the producers and production companies who have the ability to get them made

Shore Scripts has the highest calibre of industry judges of any screenwriting competition out there.

These are some of the 21 Judges we have onboard to read the top three scripts. We also have OVER 100 PRODUCTION COMPANIES attached to read this years best scripts.

* OSCAR WINNING ACTOR, JEREMY IRONS - THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN, REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, DIE HARD +

* OSCAR NOMINATED WRITER, JEFFREY CAINE - THE CONSTANT GARDENER, GOLDENEYE +

* BAFTA WINNING WRITER, TONY GRISONI - FEAR & LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, TIDELAND, THE RED RIDING TRILOGY +

* AFI WINNER & CANNES PALME D'OR NOMINATED DIRECTOR, RAY LAWRENCE - LANTANA, JINDABYNE +

* DIRECTOR PHYLLIDA LLOYD - MAMMA MIA, THE IRON LADY

* LIZA MARSHALL - HEAD OF FILM @ RIDLEY SCOTT'S, SCOTT FREE

* MICHELLE WRIGHT - IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION @ WORKING TITLE FILMS

* OSCAR NOMINATED PRODUCER, PAUL WEBSTER - EASTERN PROMISES, SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN +

* OSCAR NOMINATED PRODUCER, STEPHEN WOOLLEY - THE CRYING GAME, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE +

We have a strong relationship with the production companies signed up to read the scripts we send through.

These scripts do not necessarily need to be winning scripts. If we feel a script is suited to a companies slate, we will send it on. This will always be with the writers prior consent, and can be at any point during and after the competition.

FEATURE PRIZES

1st Prize
* £2500 Cash ($3870 approx)
* Comprehensive Script Report/Coverage.
* Free IMDB Pro Account (worth £120)
* Itsonthegrid.com Professional Membership (worth £160)
* VIP Package (10 free pitches) VirtualPitchFest.com (worth £60)
* The Coffee Break Screenwriter Book - by Pilar Alessandra
* Pro Lifetime Membership at Scripped.com (worth £60)
* Filmcraft: Screenwriting Book by Tim Grierson Ilex Press

2nd Prize
* £500 Cash ($775 approx)
* Comprehensive Script Report/Coverage.
* Free IMDB Pro Account (worth £120)
* Itsonthegrid.com Professional Membership (worth £160)
* (5 free pitches) VirtualPitchFest.com
* Script Consultant - Pilar Alessandra's 6 Steps E-WorkBook. (worth £65)
* Pro Lifetime Membership at Scripped.com (worth £60)
* The Coffee Break Screenwriter Book - by Pilar Alessandra
* Filmcraft: Screenwriting Book by Tim Grierson Ilex Press

3rd Prize
* £250 ($380 approx)
* Free IMDB Pro Account (worth £120)
* Itsonthegrid.com Professional Membership (worth £160)
* Script Consultant - Pilar Alessandra's 6 Steps E-WorkBook. (worth £65)
* Pro Lifetime Membership at Scripped.com (worth £60)
* (2 free pitches) VirtualPitchFest.com
* The Coffee Break Screenwriter Book - by Pilar Alessandra
* Filmcraft: Screenwriting Book by Tim Grierson Ilex Press

Fourth Prize
* Itsonthegrid.com Professional Membership (worth £160)
* Free IMDB Pro Account (worth £120)
* Script Consultant - Pilar Alessandra's 6 Steps E-WorkBook. (worth £65)
* Pro Lifetime Membership at Scripped.com (worth £60)
* (2 free pitches) VirtualPitchFest.com
* The Coffee Break Screenwriter Book - by Pilar Alessandra
* Filmcraft: Screenwriting Book by Tim Grierson Ilex Press

5th Prize
* Itsonthegrid.com Professional Membership (worth £160)
* Free IMDB Pro Account (worth £120)
* Script Consultant - Pilar Alessandra's 6 Steps E-WorkBook. (worth £65)
* Pro Lifetime Membership at Scripped.com (worth £60)
* (2 free pitches) VirtualPitchFest.com
* The Coffee Break Screenwriter Book - by Pilar Alessandra
* Filmcraft: Screenwriting Book by Tim Grierson Ilex Press


SHORT PRIZES

1st Place
* £500 cash ($807 approx) Free IMDB Pro Account
* Cash Award Value: 500 United Kingdom Pound
* Value of Goods/Services: 150 United Kingdom Pound


2nd Place
* £250 cash ($403 approx) Free IMDB Pro Account
* Cash Award Value: 250 United Kingdom Pound
* Value of Goods/Services: 150 United Kingdom Pound

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

ORGANIZERS
Shore Scripts (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES
To help the environment, Shore Scripts only accepts electronic entries.

Writers from all countries are welcome to enter the Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition 2014. However all scripts must be in English.

The script must be the writers original work and they own all copyright. At no point will Shore Scripts ever have any rights over your work.

All ages are welcome.

Each writer, or writing team, may not have earned more than £20,000 in writing fees as of the time of this competition. Previous screenwriting cash awards do not count towards this total.

We will not accept any new drafts of a script once it has already been entered.

Any script sent after the final deadline will be disqualified.

If a script is optioned or purchased during the competition, then that script will no longer become eligible for the awards. The entry fee will not be refunded.

Scripts should be formatted at size 12 Courier.

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

Please ensure your script is as close to the standard 80-120 pages as possible.

If you have any questions about the length of your script please email us. contact@shorescripts.com

We accept all genres.

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

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

Shore Scripts can extend the final deadline of the competition if they see fit.

Entrants understand that the concept and characters in your script may contain similar elements to projects being developed by any individual or company working with Shore Scripts; and that you will not attempt to claim against Shore Scripts, or their associates and judges, at any time.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The winners agree to allow Shore Scripts to use their name and script title on the website to inform other contestants of the results. The decision of the judging panel is final. All judges and sponsors are immune from any competition disputes. Shore Scripts can extend the final deadline of the competition if they see fit. Entrants understand that the concept and characters in your script may contain similar elements to projects being developed by any individual or company working with Shore Scripts; and that you will not attempt to claim against Shore Scripts, or their associates and judges, at any time.