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Our 2020 FEATURE & TV PILOT Contest Is Now Open!

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Topic: Our 2020 FEATURE & TV PILOT Contest Is Now Open!
Posted By: ShoreScripts
Subject: Our 2020 FEATURE & TV PILOT Contest Is Now Open!
Date Posted: 03 Mar 2020 at 6:22am

FEATURE CONTEST - In addition to, awarding $10,000 to our Grand Prize Winner, we will now be awarding $1000 to each of our 7 Genre Prize Winners.

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TV PILOT CONTEST - We will be awarding a Grand Prize of $5,000 to each of our 1 Hour and ½ Hour TV Pilot Winners. The Runners Up in each category will receive $500.

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·         We’ve helped 65+ Writers gain representation, sell, and have their screenplays produced.

·         34 Oscar, Golden Globe, EMMY & BAFTA Winning Judges will read the final round of submissions.

·         120+ Production Companies, Agents & Managers are signed up to read this year’s best scripts including BLUMHOUSE, ANONYMOUS CONTENT, 3ARTS, GERSH, NUMBER 9 FILMS, VERVE, BLACK PILLS, & many more.

·         70+ Award-Winning Directors are on our roster to read the best Features & TV Pilots.

·         There will be 7 New Feature Genre Prizes in 2020! Best Action/Adventure, Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Family Screenplay, Best Sci-Ii, Best Thriller, and Best Horror.

 

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

 

Our Judges include:

 

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

BAFTA WINNING PRODUCER, FINOLA DWYER - BROOKLYN, QUARTET, AN EDUCATION.

WRITER/EDITOR/DIRECTOR, PATRICK LUSSIER – SCREAM, HALLOWEEN H20, TERMINATOR GENISYS

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

EMMY NOMINATED WRITER & PRODUCER, CHRIS PROVENZANO – MAD MEN, JUSTIFIED, GET LOW, SILICON VALLEY

SUNDANCE ALUMNI WRITER & DIRECTOR, NICOLAS PESCE – THE GRUDGE, PIERCING, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

 

REASONS TO ENTER

 

All our FEATURE & TV-PILOT FINALISTS will have their script sent to our roster of industry award-winning Judges AND receive FREE access to our Ultimate Screenwriting Course led by former UCLA Professor & Head of Screenwriting, Richard Walter.

 

PLUS, our Grand Prize Winners will receive a FREE copy of Final Draft and get the choice of receiving a FREE Pass to one of these film festivals:

  • RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, LONDON
  • VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 

For RULES, FAQS, MORE INFO and to submit your screenplay GO TO https://www.shorescripts.com/" rel="nofollow -




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Posted By: NateThePrate
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2020 at 9:02pm
This sounds like a great opportunity! 
With your contest, is it like this one, where you submit a new piece for each round, or does  the same piece go through round to round, with some minor tweaks dependant on feedback?

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Posted By: ShoreScripts
Date Posted: 30 Mar 2020 at 7:06am
Hiya,

Sorry for the delay. The same script is evaluated in each of the rounds but you can submit a new draft if you choose to. All the best, stay safe.


Posted By: coffeeandcookies
Date Posted: 07 Apr 2020 at 8:19pm
Are you allowed to submit something in the Fantasy genre? I noticed it wasn't in the 7 listed genres, but couldn't it count as action/adventure? Or do the judges want you to actively avoid fantasy-ish stuff?


Posted By: ShoreScripts
Date Posted: 30 Jul 2020 at 6:22am
Truly sorry for not coming back to you sooner on this. Yes you can enter a Fantasy genre script and depending on how the story unfolds I would imagine a number of genres would align, horror, family, action/adventure, as you say. Genre is not a key criterion in the first round of reading and as such we ask writers to select the Genre prize they would like to be considered for once we have announced our Quarter-Finalists. All the very best, and apologies once again for not replying before.


Posted By: ShoreScripts
Date Posted: 30 Jul 2020 at 6:28am

2020 Feature Screenplay & TV Pilot Contest Regular Deadline

 

OUR REGULAR DEADLINE IS TONIGHT | JULY 31ST (Midnight PT)

 

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Our award-winning Judges are waiting to read your Feature Scripts & TV Pilots.

 

Our 2020 Judges Panel includes some of the most innovative and exciting screenwriters and filmmakers currently working in the industry. They have won Oscar’s, Bafta’s, Golden Globes & Emmy’s. This year, they will each read the top five screenplays from our Feature and TV Pilot contests.

 

Here is a small selection of the 34 INDUSTRY-LEADING WRITERS, PRODUCERS, DIRECTORS & ACTORS who will be reading this year's best scripts.

 

·         Chris Provenzano | Writer MAD MEN, SILICON VALLEY | EMMY nominated film and television writer.

 

·         Kasi Lemmons | Writer HARRIET, EVE'S BAYOU | Harriet was nominated for 2 OSCARS.

 

·         Michelle Wright | Producer BABY DRIVER, THE WORLD' END | Head of Production at WORKING TITLE FILMS.

 

·         Frank Renzulli | Writer THE SOPRANOS, THE WALKING DEAD | 4-time EMMY nominated writer & GOLDEN GLOBE winner.

 

Plus, we are pleased to announce a number of new members to our prestigious Industry Roster. Members sign up to read the best of this year's scripts and provide an unparalleled opportunity to get your script into the hands of some of the best people in the business.

 

New additions this year include: New Regency Productions (The Revenant/Bohemian Rhapsody,) Filmnation (Greyhound, Beautiful Boy, Arrival, The Big Sick) Wonder Street (Madam CJ Walker) and Assemble Media (The Forgiven), to name but a few.

 

$28K in Cash Prizes, PLUS, industry exposure, script development, free e-courses, screenwriting software & much more.

 

FOR ALL THE DETAILS GO TO https://www.shorescripts.com/" rel="nofollow - https://www.shorescripts.com/



Posted By: ShoreScripts
Date Posted: 30 Aug 2020 at 3:38am
Hiya,

Sorry for the delay. We accept Fantasy, it's just that we are not awarding a prize for that genre specifically this year. All the very best.


Posted By: ShoreScripts
Date Posted: 30 Aug 2020 at 3:49am
FINAL DEADLINE FOR THE 2020 FEATURE & TV PILOT CONTESTS | MIDNIGHT 31ST AUGUST PT.

Kick-start your screenwriting career. Get your script read by our award-winning Judges, Producers, Managers, Agents, and Directors. That's over 200 of the best people in the industry who will see your work.

ENTER YOUR SCRIPT http://www.shorescripts.com/" rel="nofollow - https://www.shorescripts.com/

Here is a list of some of this year's Judges.
# Oscar-nominated producer, Stephen Woolley – Carol, Youth, The Crying Game, Interview with The Vampire
# Bafta-winning producer, Finola Dwyer - Brooklyn, Quartet, An Education.
# Writer/editor/director, Patrick Lussier – Scream, Halloween H20, Terminator Genisys
# Bafta-winning writer, Tony Grisoni - Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, Tideland, The Red Riding Trilogy
# Emmy nominated writer & producer, Chris Provenzano – Mad Men, Justified, Get Low, Silicon Valley
# Sundance nominated writer & director, Nicolas Pesce – The Grudge, Piercing, The Eyes Of My Mother

$28K IN CASH UP FOR GRABS IN 2020's CONTEST PLUS INDUSTRY EXPOSURE AND MANY MORE PRIZES

PLUS, every writer who submits receives a FREE 18-page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED



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