Shore Screenwriting Competition (up to £2,500 cash prize, £25-£40 entry fee)

The Shore Screenwriting Competition is currently accepting submissions of short and feature length films.  The competition provides the opportunity to have your script read by professional production companies.

What you pay:  There are three different deadlines, with different fees.

1 March – 31 May: Early Bird Deadline £25
1 June – 31 July: Regular Deadline £35
1 – 31 August: Late Deadline: £40

What you get:  There are five different levels of prizes (detailed here).  First prize wins £2,500, Final Draft Software, Professional memberships, Screenwriting books, and other benefits.

What to submit:  Scripts should be formatted in size 12 Courier.  Feature length scripts should run 80-120 pages, short submissions should be 3-20 pages.  Detailed rules for entry can be found here.  All genres are accepted.

How to apply:  Applications can be made through their website.  (Make sure you’ve selected the right page for either feature or short submissions!)

Deadline:  31 May 2014 (Earlybird deadline); 31 August (final deadline)

Source:  @KateScott Writer

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