Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Shore Film Fund

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171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

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Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Objective

DISCOVERING THE BEST NEW SCREENWRITING TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers you an opportunity to have your short film script financed and produced.

Our Industry Award-Winning Judges including former Fund Winners will decide this year’s Grand Prize Winners.

The 2021 Spring Season of our Short Film Fund will award production financing for two short films:

  • Grand Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $10K.

Our sponsor ARRI Rental will provide free production equipment rental for the duration of production in any country in which they operate.

The Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/02/2021

Notification: Finalists Announced June 02, 2021. Winners Announced June 14, 2021.

Rules

Scripts must be within 2-30 pages

In addition to unproduced scripts, we accept shorts that have already been filmed and are in need of additional Finishing Funds. For finishing fund entries, please enter via our website https://www.shorescripts.com/shortfilmfund/. Select the "In Production Film" format and, along with your script, enter the URL & password to a password-protected copy of the Short for which you are applying. The password will be used internally to assess your submission and will not be shared externally.

RULES, FAQ’s & MORE INFO CAN BE SEEN HERE: http://www.shorescripts.com/

Awards

  • Grand Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $15K.
  • 2nd Prize - A Production Cash Grant of $10K.
  • The resulting short films will be sent to our Judges, Industry, and Directors Roster. That’s over 230 of the best people working in the industry who will see your work.
  • Our sponsor ARRI Rental will provide free production equipment rental for the duration of production in any country in which they operate.
  • PLUS, the Grand Prize Winner will receive a free Festival Pass to HollyShorts 2021.
  • AND, our two Prize Winners will each receive a FREE copy of the Final Draft screenwriting app.
  • Top 5 Finalists will also receive an exclusive feedback report from one of our Short Judges with suggestions on how you can further develop your screenplay and receive a FREE copy of Final Draft.
  • Top 15 Finalists - Your script will be sent to our Judges, Directors & specially chosen members of our Industry Roster AND you'll receive FREE access to our Ultimate Screenwriting Course led by former UCLA Head of Screenwriting, Richard Walter.

Shore Film Fund

Contact

171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

Web:
Click here
Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Contact

171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

Web:
Click here
Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
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Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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Contest News

Shore Script Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Shore Scripts has named the 15 finalists for the Spring Season of their Short Film Fund competition:

SHORT FILM FUND FINALISTS

Alycya MaganaEl Vals (The Waltz)With their mother deported and young Danny now the man of the house, acquiring a Quincea̱era dress for his older sister means everything Рyet how will he do it with no money and CPS closing in?
Courtney RandleA Mind of Its OwnA black woman experiences microaggressions at her workplace due to her loud talking natural hair.
Hamish Parkinson & Brynley StentSibbysTwo agoraphobic siblings drift apart and have to make a choice to stay together when they are locked out of their family home.
Heida ReedPaso DobleA washed-up Latin ballroom teacher takes his life frustrations out on a student’s parent.
Joseph OxfordJon In WonderlandJoe is in a rut and is desperate for a good idea. When inspiration strikes, his obsession takes him down a rabbit hole that will test his sanity.
Kali BaileyThe WASP“The WASP” is a short film about Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese-American woman to fly for the U.S. Military. Hazel is a mischievous, driven, and brave woman who wants to serve her country in any way she can.
Karina HurtadoFrom Maintenance With LoveAs if having to work through a pandemic wasn’t enough like living in the Twilight Zone, the skeletal maintenance crew of a deserted office building starts noticing strange, possibly supernatural occurrences, taking place during their shifts. As the unprecedented political events of 2020 intensify so do the surreal incidents taking place in the building.
Leaf LieberSnakesbiteIn a post-apocalyptic world, a lonely lieutenant forms a bond with a weary traveler, in doing so, unlocking an internalized trauma that has persisted in the wake of extinction.
Michael GodereGinzoA disgraced ex-cop takes his family on the lam as he battles a corrupt police department and local mafia, while his son and best friend fall in love with hip hop and battle racism over one hot summer in 1980s New England
Onyx SheltonHand of GloryA young thief goes to ridiculous lengths to charm a dead man’s hand into a legendary and powerful object.
Raúl Eduardo Galindo Peña & Andrea PorrasHeatwaveA strong heat wave hits “Candela”, a peaceful and forgotten town in northern Mexico. Day by day, the suffocating heat pushes our three protagonists and the entire town towards an eruption of violence.
Shezah SalamBona VacantiaDriven to paranoia by her job cataloging the empty homes of those who die alone, council worker Nadia Basheer finds an unusual way to cope in the home of a dead sound recordist.
Tarique QayumiOver The Next HillOn a perilous journey as a refugee, eleven-year-old Zabi struggles to prove his manhood to his mother.
Yvonne ZhangCarrion8-year-old Mengmeng accidentally digs up a rotting carcass, and that night, something long-buried is unearthed in her mother.
Zack HosseiniA Cotton MoonA pastor’s estranged son begins intercepting strange TV broadcasts from a mysterious deity, known only as The Shepherd, that inspire a novel and radical religious awakening of his own.

Updated: 06/02/2021

Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Contact

171 Pier Avenue #145
Santa Monica, CA 90405-5363

Web:
Click here
Email:
contact@shorescripts.com

Contact: Justine Owens, Director of Contests

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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