Our aim is to discover new screenwriting talent from around the world.
To put the best feature scripts in the hands of the Producers and Companies that have the means to get them made.
|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Open for Submissions||January 10, 2013|
|Regular||June 1, 2013||£25 ($40 approx)||14|
|Late||June 30, 2013||£35 ($56 approx)||43|
Short script deadlines: - £20 ($32 approx) by June 1, 2013; £25 ($40 approx) by June 30, 2013.
Notification: August 31, 2013
To help the environment Shoreline Scripts only accepts electronic entries.
Writers from all countries are welcome to enter the Shoreline Scripts Screenwriting Competition 2012. However all scripts must be in english.
The script must be the writers original work and they own all copyright. At no point will Shoreline 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 scripts 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 email@example.com
We accept all genres.
The winners agree to allow Shoreline 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.Contest Judges:
Short Script 1st Place
Short Script 2nd Place
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E. B. Rhee's The Oriental has been named the winner of the Shoreline Scripts Screenwriting Competition:
1st) THE ORIENTAL by E. B. RHEE
When a frontier town is threatened by a series of escalating crimes, the presence of a mysterious stranger forces the entire town to confront its own prejudices.
2nd) THE MAN WHO by AMANDA DUKE
Bangkok, 1967. A diplomat's wife embarks on an intense affair but when her prominent lover mysteriously disappears, her search slowly descends into an all-consuming obsession…
3rd) OJ'S ELEVEN by LAWRENCE RIGGINS
The Hilarious True Story of the Heroic Victim of the Only Casino Heist Ever Committed by a Member of the National Football League Hall of Fame… that we know of.
4th) KIDSTORTION by JEREMY TAYLOR
Kidstortion is a darkly comic story set in London involving an ambitious attempt at good old-fashioned blackmail. Offering an unusual yet realistic take on the crime genre, it challenges the normal conventions of the hero and the villain with unexpected results.
5th) LOVE STORIES FOR PERVERTS by ADAM COSCO
While Los Angeles is burning in a raging forest fire, Jake Fisher discovers Shelly Pocket who has been left for dead and is missing a foot. Meanwhile, Cathy regrets a sensual promise she made to Donny, and Eddie sells his soul to Sergio in an attempt to break into the Hollywood elite. These perverse creatures use and abuse each other on a twisted journey toward an ultra-exclusive secret society that people are literally dying to get into.
This year's judges were:
An interview with screenwriter E.B. Rhee regarding the Shoreline Scripts Writing Competition.