Shore Scripts Feature Contest burst onto the scene in 2012 with a mission to discover exciting new screenwriting talent from around the world and provide a means for absolutely anyone to break into the profession. Since then it’s helped launch the careers of over 60 writers who have secured deals with everyone from Sony to Hulu to Warner Bros.
Its judges are the cream of the crop in terms of having industry clout and garnering awards for their own work. They include writers Frank Renzulli (The Sopranos, The Walking Dead) and Matthew Graham (Doctor Who, Life on Mars) and actor and producer Thora Birch (American Beauty, Ghost World).
The best scripts are read by its expansive roster of 121 production companies, agents and managers, and 62 directors, many based in the U.K. as well as the U.S., so your work can reach a wide and illustrious industry audience.
DEADLINES: May to August
FEES: $45-$60. For additional fees, you can receive two to 10 pages of coverage
PRIZES: $10,000 in cash and prizes to five winners, scripts sent out to over 50 directors, meetings with Hollywood agents and managers, free script development, a six-month membership to The International Screenwriters’ Association, copy of Final Draft & Writer Duet Pro
MORE INFO: writers.coverfly.com/competitions/view/55
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