2022 TV Pilot Screenplay Contest | Shore Scripts
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TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS $2500 EACH + TWO 2ND PLACE WINNERS $1000 EACH

WE HAVE HELPED LAUNCH THE CAREERS OF NUMEROUS WRITERS THROUGH OUR TV PILOT CONTEST. THIS INCLUDES DEALS WITH SONY, YOUTUBE, CBS, & HULU. 

OUR TV PILOT CONTEST IS SPLIT INTO 1/2 & 1HR CATEGORIES.

WE ACCEPT ALL GENRES. IT DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU HAVE A BIG BUDGET EPIC OR CONTAINED DRAMA, EACH TV PILOT IS JUDGED EQUALLY. WE, AND OUR ROSTER OF OVER 150 OF THE MOST RESPECTED FILMMAKERS IN THE INDUSTRY, ARE LOOKING FOR WRITERS WITH ORIGINAL VOICES. 

Mar 1st

TV Pilot Contest Opens
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May 31st

Early Deadline
1 HR $45 / 1/2HR $40

July 31st

Regular Deadline
1 HR $55 / 1/2HR $50

Aug 31st

Final Deadline
1 HR $65 / 1/2HR $60

Oct 25th

Quarter-Finalists
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Nov 10th

Semi-Finalists
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Nov 25th

Finalists
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1 HOUR SUBMISSION

STANDARD SUBMISSION
$45

SUBMISSION + 3 PAGE COVERAGE
$130

SUBMISSION + 6 PAGE COVERAGE
$185

SUBMISSION + 10 PAGE COVERAGE
$255

1/2 HOUR SUBMISSION

STANDARD SUBMISSION
$40

SUBMISSION + 3 PAGE COVERAGE
$125

SUBMISSION + 6 PAGE COVERAGE
$180

WHY ENTER?

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JUDGES

Winning TV Pilot scripts will be read by our 15 EMMY & GOLDEN GLOBE winning Judges.

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PRIZES

Over $7k in Cash & Prizes is up for grabs in our TV Pilot Screenplay Contest.

Our 1-Hour TV Pilot Grand Prize Winner will win an industry meeting with Peter Katz, Story Driven, The Wanting Mare, Pop Skull, Already Gone.

Our ½-Hour TV Pilot Grand Prize Winner will win an industry meeting with James Cristiano, Seven Summits, The Daily Show on Comedy Central, and Patriot Act on Netflix.

 

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INDUSTRY & DIRECTORS ROSTER

The best TV Pilot scripts will be read by our roster of 66 Production Companies, Agents, Managers, and 80+ Directors.

PLUS, every writer who enters will receive a FREE 18 Page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED.

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SCRIPT SCORE

Our readers have read for some of the biggest production companies in the world, including: Universal, Lionsgate, Paramount, Working Title, BBC and many others. You will receive your script score once we announce our Finalists. There will be an additional read for each round that a script progresses.

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SUCCESS STORIES

We have helped 90+ writers gain representation, option, sell, and have their screenplays produced.

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DISCOVERY PLATFORM

We’ve partnered with Coverfly to handle all submissions. As well as our judges and roster, you have the choice to make your script available to hundreds more industry professionals on their platform for no additional fee. This is entirely optional – you can be as private or public as you like.

GUARANTEED INDUSTRY MEETINGS FOR OUR TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS!

4 OF THE 15 JUDGES WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS

6 OF THE 70+ COMPANIES ON OUR INDUSTRY ROSTER WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS

6 OF THE 80+ ON OUR DIRECTORS ROSTER WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS