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2021 WeScreenplay Shorts Contest Quarterfinalists

By July 15, 2021No Comments

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

It was very exciting to see so many writers at the Seed&Spark webinar that was held exclusively for our Shorts writers! We look forward to seeing many of your films out in the world down the line.

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!

If you are interested in hearing the next time this competition opens, subscribe for updates here.

We are thrilled to advance entries to the Quarterfinalist round for another read. A huge congratulations to every writer advancing. Stay tuned for the Semifinalist announcement on August 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 Shorts Contest Quarterfinalists can be found on Coverfly here or below.

3 – 2 – Gone Russell Southam
A Cotton Moon Zack Hosseini
A Dancer Dies Twice Shalishah Franklin
A Lovely Day Marcus Stricklin
A Pickle and a Coke Alex Kokenis
A Prayer for Spiderman Underwear Briana Chatters
A Room in Pittsburgh Ryan Dancho
A Toe in the Deep End Nelson Knight
A Town Dressed In Black Gregory Fishwick
Against My Brothers Paul Cahill
Aim High Alexandre Jerard Davis, Robert Capron
Airmid Steve McCarten
Anime Iron Cook Will Yoder
Ariella Kristy Lussier
Assimilated Christopher Guerrero
Assisted Living Anna Robertson
Baby in the Backseat Clara Wong
Babygate Daryn Robinson
Bad at Being Good Christopher Roman
Bad Things Eoin Wickham
Banana Triangle Six Marc Crandall
Belated Leah Chen Baker
Bentobox Victoria Castro
Bienvenidos a Los Angeles Lisa Cole
Birds of a Feather B Mast
Bureau 121 Helene Taylor
But First, Three Questions Jazmyn Wright
Butterflies Kassia Neckles
Colorville Ushmey Chakraborty
Come Sunday Stephanie Anne Lewis
Copal Kiki Tsakalakis
Cycle Lunaire Mark Dispenza
Dangerous Jacob Dalton
Death is Only a Stranger Once Larry Collins
Deep Desmond Jackson
Delirium Sean Birney
Delivery Ellen Shanley
Demand Greatness Mike Garcia
EBO L.E. Coleman
El Vals (The Waltz) Alycya Magana
Entrance of Pink Elephants Tatiana Fedorovskaya
Esther Diana F. Bryden
Exposure Michelle Aldridge
Fatal Ambition Angel Connell
Fateful Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett
Festival 2017 Matthew Lessall
Filter Face Will Jones
Fishmonger Neil Ferron, Alexandra Dennis-Renner
Foot In the Door Joshua Boultwood-Neale
Fragment Angel Nunez
Fraud Chris Conway
From: Him To: You by Me Joshua Pabon
Frost Mickey Robinson
Gloomy Sunday Kevin Machate
Good Grief Ellis Sutton, Areeta Asgharzadeh
Good Morning Robert Waddell
Harlem Candle Alana Branch
Hazelnut cookie Remi Brandely
Heartworms Terry Irwin
Hide Your Crazy Austin Kase
Hiroshi’s Last Race Michael Danon
Holy Man Tamara Ignatowski
Hooky Anne Carmack
Humans I Can Save You! Jerry Toth
I’m Not Being Funny George Bartlett
Identification Larry Collins
Imagine It Andrea Ohnesorge
Improper Dosage Adam McDaniel
Intercession Alessandra Alma
Into the Valley Emily Somers
Iridescence Jeremy Hsing
Jade Eris Qian
Jailbreak Gerald Prophete
Journey to Negritude Jeanell Allen
Just Kids Alessandro Riconda
Justice Simon Feuer
Khilonay (Toys) Samah V
La Ultima Muñeca Ty Ross
Life Search Ben Tedesco
Lita Ian Lyndon, Francesca Cappucci
Lovely Lane Paul Rowe
Magic Spool Shaun Radecki
Mine Joey Connolley
Missing Piece Eva Kantor
My Chinese Neighbor Hongyu Li, Larry LaFond
My Life as a Teenage Conspiracy Theorist Amanda Dinsmore
Nighttime Is No Fun Anymore, Otherwise Known as NTINFA Jennifer Trudrung
Old Habits Die Hard Sanni Kämäräinen
Onion What? Colin Ryan
Outward Bound Jared Tetreau
Permission Yuchi Chiu
Phantom War Scott Jeschke, Micah McFarland
Piece of Cake Jamaal Pittman
Playback Brent Pollard
Possum Lyndal Simpson
Prevail Briana Chatters
Rain for Jo J.L. Reed
Real Amanda Dinsmore
Reconcile Gabriela Matarazzo
Reconsolidation Blake Ellis, Brandon Weis, Michael Oldham
Regarding the Pain of Others Phil Vengrinovich
Riding with the King Salvatore Liuzzi
Rob & Lucy Adam Breseman
San Miguel Alan Perlo
Say Yes Gabe Berry
Self Checkout Mark Flehmer
Show and Tell J.M. Kallet
Show the Way Marina Castillo
Sky-Dream Marco Amato
Snapshot The Gideon Brothers
Sneezing Victor Osorio
So You Majored In Philosophy Steven Demmler
Sorky Paula Aguilera
Starman Madeleine Weatherhead
Stray Monica Lucas
Stuck Katy Erin
Sweet Kool -aid Devyne Carr
Take Care Gabe Braxton
Take It Or Leave It Brian Smith
Talon Heather Parra
The Anything Room Shannon Sipher
The Astronaut Dicot Alvarado
The Birthday Card Daniel Yi
The Body of Chris Erin Brown Thomas
The Clerk and The Cocksman Nick Coleman
The Consiglieres Michael “Mickey” Falcone
The Cornucopia William Leiren
The Curlew James Bray
The Doppelganger Steve Walter
The End of a Marriage Zach Sims
The Flower of Battle Gedaly Guberek, Reuben Guberek
The Great Wingzini Shaun Radecki
The Hard R Adad Warda, Levi Gordon
The Last Fax Ever Steven Demmler
The Little Monster of Ravenswood Manor Katherine Sainte Marie
The Missing Ingredient Travis Kehoe
The Mold Jon Comulada
The Note Dale Janda
The People of Long, Long Ago v. Caterpillar Shaun Radecki
The Protest Steve Walter
The Rest is Silence Aayushi A. Shah
The REVVER Mike Hanson, Kelly Moothart
The Shed Next Door Virginia Youngren
The Sinners Kosmo Crocco
The Victor V Garrett Ratcliff
The Voyeur Ravi Shankar Muppa
There Stands The Glass Kevin Hohenberger
Town Street Dylan Amick
Two-Bed Terrace With Original Features  Cathriona Slammon
Uncle Ray Matthew Adams
Underpassers Robin Johnston
Until Valhalla Arturo Mireles
Vegan-tarian Brian Cohen
Viral Jordan Lavender
Walter and the 20-Million-Year-Old Spider Shaun Radecki
Wildcat Cat Dale
Wound Licking Sam Terry
Zero Waste  Aliki Raisis, Emma Rosenthal
Ziggy Marissa Boquet

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