Getting your script into the hands of producers, directors, managers, and agents is a huge stepping-stone for any writer. Shore Scripts is a US based screenwriting competition that was set up to do just that. Shore Scripts goal is to discover new writing talent from around the world, and with their roster of 100+ industry contacts, they have positioned themselves in an expert position to help kick-start your writing career.

Shore Scripts has 36 OSCAR, BAFTA, GOLDEN GLOBE, EMMY & CANNES award winning Judges on-board to read this year’s winning screenplays. These include writers of such films and shows as The Walking Dead, The Constant Gardener, The Sopranos, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, House, Sherlock, Doctor Who and countless others.

As a special promotion for FILM SHORTAGE, Shore Scripts are now offering an exciting opportunity for one of our followers to win a free entry into the 2018 contest category of their choice – Feature Script, TV Pilot, or Short Screenplay. 

Just go to our Twitter feed tweet, and post a 25-word logline for your Short in the Comments, and then follow Shore Scripts. The logline with the most Likes by 22nd August 2018, Midnight Pacific Time, will be chosen as the winner and will be notified by Direct Message.

The Final Submission Deadline for the 2018 Shore Scripts Screenplay Contest is 31st August 2018. So, sharpen your pencils, clean off your keypad and get writing!

For more information on the 2018 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition and to submit your script, go to