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2021 WeScreenplay Feature Contest Semifinalists

By March 15, 2021No Comments


Thank you to all of the incredible writers who entered WeScreenplay Feature Contest this year! Your hard work, talent, and dedication to storytelling shines through in the entries we received.

As you probably know — WeScreenplay believes that the best way for writers to grow is through feedback. That is why WeScreenplay is providing free, written feedback with every single competition entry. We are glad to hear from so many of you how helpful the notes were and excited to see WeScreenplay writers are improving all the time!

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We are thrilled to advance entries to the Semifinalist round for another read. A huge congratulations to every writer advancing. Stay tuned for the Finalist announcement on April 15th!

We also want to acknowledge all of the strong scripts that did not advance. If your script is not on this list, it does not at all mean that our judges didn’t enjoy the read – in fact, we’re confident some of the scripts not advancing will bring their writers success in the very near future. Thank you for entering your script and always keep writing.

Without further ado, the 2021 WeScreenplay Feature Contest Semifinalists can be found on Coverfly here or below.

10 Rounds Deep Parker Bohner
1892 P.D. Hogan
Advice from my 14-year-old Self Keith Rivers, Steve Stockman
Always Jessie Holder Tourtellotte
American Fallout Harry Kakatsakis
Ana Undone Catherine Delaloye
Andi and I Frank Hill
Angel Hair Jack Vandagriff
Auntie Deirdre Patterson
Bad Choice Gary Lippman
Blind Justice Ramona Taylor
Blood Thief Winnie Soldi
Blue Vein Society Marcia McKenna
Born Again Jason Fraley
Breaking News Samuel Spitale
Burn Valley Jesse Thompson
By the Light of the Moon Quinlan Orear
Camp Tenebres John Coo
Can’t Buy Me Love: The Cynthia Lennon Story Kelly Gaudet
Caveat Emptor Ray Goldberg
Charlie Bonner Benjamin Seay
Chokepoint Tamra Teig
Christmastime Girl Caroline Keeler
Condemned Tara Hall
Confederate Ghoul Mark Solomon
Cop Killer Greg Goodness
Crawdaddies Andrew Zeoli, Christian Wagner
Crimelords John Mahony
Dark Pacific Jeff Chasin
Date Christian Canterbury
Desperate Measures Evan Kornfeld
Devil’s Rain Tami Ryder
Dog of War Katterina Powers
Eating Bitter Tiffany Lin
Eephus Anthony Rea
Egypt Dominique Jordan
Encore Simon Schneider
Enemy of My Enemy Clayton Callahan
Escape to Cuba Ryan Porter
Fantasy Murdoch MacNeil
Fear Peter Jang
Fever Dream Jordan Matthew Horowitz
Find Your Light Maia Henkin
First Drop of Rain James Brosnahan
Fish Michael Langer, Phil Davis
Fix Jeff Bower
Flight Plans Keith Rivers
Foodie: The Begrudging Palate of Berwin Trug Xan Wynne-Jones
Foreign Soil Sean Logan, Andy Hassell
Grandeur Shaun Perry, Jay Perry
Grasse Stains Nora Barry
Green Wars Warren Clarke
Grief Backpack Danielle Smith
Grief Leech Shayna Hack
Grip Steven Bennett
Gunsel John Ingle
Gunship Dan Fraser
Have You Heard About Harvey? Sam Wright
Hell is Other People Chase Karpus
Here To Stay Sara Robin, Shirley Miller
Hometown Pride Maggie Callis
I’m Digging a Hole Noel Taylor
If I Needed You Joey Rayburn
Infohazards Stephen Padgett
Jakayla J. Gabriel Ware
Japanese for Baseball Ray Keller
Johnny’s Pico Sean Monahan, Scott Hennelly
Jumpman Matthew Breault, Alex George Pickering
Jumpman: The Legend of Shigeru Miyamoto Nick Hurwitch
Just A Dog Jeanne Rosenberg
Keep Talking Joseph Lee
Kill Him Ryan Jeffrey
Knockout Gianni Baha, Samuel Lukas
L.A. City Council: District #11 Ryan Anker
Land of Gold Nardeep Khurmi
Le Havre Tim Vanvilla
Let ‘er Buck Maren Curtis
Level Up Hymnson Chan
Life’s So Sweet Tom Palmer
Lift Off W.E. Richardson
Little Girl Found Julian Renner
Lowlands Alex Ovadal
Main Drag Ryan Thorsen
Manifest Anthony Benigno
Marvin Jason Gilmore
Metastasis Alessandro Guarino
Miles Away From Home Brit Cowan
Mind Game Martin McSweeney
Mind Games Matthew Manson
Miss Dickpuncher Emily-Anne Mikos
Modern Art Laurence Fuller
More Than One Idiot Brother Pearse Lehane
Most Decorated Soldier Ellie Bambach
My Own Flesh and Blood Jacob Harpel
Ned Gets To Kill Michael Noonan
Needle Woman Nicole Newman
No Weddings and a Funeral Patricia Serrano Chungsathaporn
North Beyond East Alex Farhandi
Operation Babylift-Children Of The Dust John Mccarney
Oracle Holly Holstein
Other Half Emily Lerer
Our Ugly Baby Ray Keller
Pathfinders Martin Arnest
Plan A Tara Hall
Pocket Mom Bryan Firks
Popular Marley Schneier
Repair The Carrows Johnny Cruz
Restless Nights Rod Kashani
Results in Ten Days Sarah Smick
Salone Jordyn Giddens
Save Our Souls Justin Conrad
Saving Yourself Abby Berendt Lavoi
Seed of Knowledge Eleonora Mignoli
Seraphim’s Miracle J.B. Storey
Sledgehammer Vinny Smith
Slow Moe Xan Wynne-Jones
Some Travel Required Linda Simeone
Sorry For Your Loss Sophia Sabella, Pablo Feldman
Sounds Laura Denton
Space Cadet Nicole Delprado
Space/Time Danny Baram
Spoken For Micki Colker-Pearlman
Starlight Hunter Cline
Steve Wants to Die Josh Corrigan
Surviving Uranus Michael Wohl
Sweeper Nick Drago
Teacher James Shaw
Thanksgiving David Lombroso
The 84 Sonja Perryman
The Advantages of Whiskey Over Dogs Michael Begg, Barry A. Lemoine
The Art of Losing Steven Lankenau
The Boy with the Pink Triangle Amy Reedy Asbjørnsen
The Culture James Shippy
The Desert Shrine V. R. Marianne Zahn
The Doors Of Perception Johnny Cruz
The Eideticour Connection Sabrina Miller
The Fallowship Jeff Lewis
The Flid Show Richard Willett
The Great Hunger Paul G Andrews
The Great Spaggiari Chris Mul, Michael Mul
The Great White Shannon N Sprouse
The Heroine of Wrangel Island Aaron Michael Bailey
The Hiding Christian Hearn
The Hotel Barbers Daniel Woburn
The Hunt for Summer Chelsea Perrotty Talbot
The Jeweler Jason Tremblay
The Kids’ Kingdom Luca Violante
The King of Greenwich Village Jorge Moratal
The Last Lost Boy Mike Cochnar
The Listeners Will Berry
The Nature of It Kate Kelsen
The Other Half Dana Yong
The Pill and the Fury David Scala
The Purpose of a Lighthouse Gabe Berry
The Real Thing Matthew Papadopoulos
The Reluctant Hero Rudy Gray
The Second Location Tracy Schumer
The Sisyphus of Happiness Josh Elliott
The Sleeping House Suzanne Griffin
The Way We Say Pizza Alexander Rojas
The Week After Michael Noonan
The Wolf and the Lamb Marcus Harmon
The Youth Pastor Aaron Mobley
Upside Downers Nicole Donadio
Weekend at Bernie’s III Craig Miller, Pete Johnson
Whatever After Jamie Michelle Fox, Josh Cootner
Wild World Anne Carmack
Willie Haven’s Noir Alex Arjuna Hughes
Write or Die! Christine OKeefe


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