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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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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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

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early February 28, 2021 $40
Regular March 31, 2021 $45 23
Final May 2, 2021 $50 55

Contest Opens January 15, 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 200 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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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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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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Contest News

Shore Scripts Names Short Film Fund Finalists

Fifteen finalists have been announced for the 2020 Short Scripts Short Film Fund Competition. Winners will be announced on December 14th.

A.C. Lamberty, Miss Teen Dairy Minnesota
A transgender teen competes with her ruthless younger sister in their rural town’s annual dairy farming pageant.

Ann Marie Pace, Chualar
A 16-year-old Mexican teenager journeys to California through the Bracero Program in 1963 motivated by his desire to financially support his family back in Mexico, but quickly realizes the harsh realities of the program.

Anthony Florez, Two Bears
Life on the Rez is tough, but not as tough as underdog, Casey TwoBears, a veteran whose life has been a constant state of survival.

Becca Davis, The unNatural Order
A young housewife finds herself plagued by visions of the past that make her question the nature of her home, her marriage, and even her own existence.

Garret Walsh, The Thread & The Veil
Intrigued by the promise of a great scientific discovery, a Victorian doctor visits his reclusive former mentor but discovers instead a world of Gothic terrors he could never have imagined.

Harris Alvi & Connor Cahill Hayes, A Grey Matter
A Muslim surgeon struggles with his own moral compass when tasked with saving the life of a terrorist.

Jess Kohs & J. Batz, Little Anna
Third-grade teacher Anna Wheeler receives a new student with her same first and last name, triggering eerie similarities and traumatic memories when the girl’s father fails to pick her up from school.

Jay Reid, Prophylactic
A man obsessed with germs drives his partner to the brink of madness as he attempts to control their environment.

Joe Eatman & Stu Baker, Closers
Through a co-worker’s death, a dishwasher learns the value of hard work on his first day in this comedy.

Liam Hooper, Matilda Wild, Carol Van Hemelrijck & Vicky Wheeler, The Passion Protocol
Two women are given the chance to experience intimacy for the first time before being thrust back into their normality of epidemic isolation.

Lorna King, Her Midas Touch
Esther, a 2nd generation Ghanaian-Scottish teen with the power to absorb grief from others at a great cost to herself, struggles against her uncaring and controlling grandmother who forces her to work at funerals for money.

Merrit Schmidt, Suicide at Noon
When an organized list-maker puts her intention to commit suicide on her calendar, her husband and friends must find a way to dissuade her in this dark comedy.

Mika Watkins, Don’t Forget (忘れないで)
Don’t Forget (or Wasurenaide 忘れないで in Japanese) is a smart, grounded, bilingual horror, which tells the story of a half-Japanese woman who begins to see her mother’s early-onset dementia as a monster that haunts them both.

Richard Corso & Gregory Ferbache, “A Yeti Met A Mammoth”
Held up in an ice fishing hut on the eve of a storm, an old outlaw and his young caretaker have an unexpected visitor.

Rory Gibson, Nae Drama
A comedy about a beleaguered young man who stubbornly resists yet another inciting incident.

Updated: 12/01/2020

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)
Report Cards: 2    
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