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2021 WeScreenplay Shorts Contest Semifinalists

By August 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.

WeScreenplay believes that the best way for writers to grow is through feedback. That is why WeScreenplay provides 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 getting traction in the industry!

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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 September 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 Semifinalists can be found on Coverfly here or below.

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 Town Dressed In Black Gregory Fishwick
Against My Brothers Paul Cahill
Airmid Steve McCarten
Assimilated Christopher Guerrero
Assisted Living Anna Robertson
Baby in the Backseat Clara Wong
Bad at Being Good Christopher Roman
Banana Triangle Six Marc Crandall
Belated Leah Chen Baker
Bentobox Victoria Castro
Butterflies Kassia Neckles
Copal Kiki Tsakalakis
Dangerous Jacob Dalton
Deep Desmond Jackson
Delivery Ellen Shanley
Demand Greatness Mike Garcia
El Vals (The Waltz) Alycya Magana
Entrance of Pink Elephants Tatiana Fedorovskaya
Esther Diana F. Bryden
Exposure Michelle Aldridge
Fatal Ambition Angel Connell
Fishmonger Neil Ferron, Alexandra Dennis-Renner
Foot In The Door Joshua Boultwood-Neale
Frost Mickey Robinson
Good Morning Robert Waddell
Hazelnut Cookie Remi Brandely
Hooky Anne Carmack
Identification Larry Collins
Intercession Alessandra Alma
Iridescence Jeremy Hsing
Jade Eris Qian
Just Kids Alessandro Riconda
Khilonay (Toys) Samah V
Mine Joey Connolley
Missing Piece Eva Kantor
My Chinese Neighbor Hongyu Li, Larry LaFond
My Life as a Teenage Conspiracy Theorist Amanda Dinsmore
Old Habits Die Hard Sanni Kämäräinen
Onion What? Colin Ryan
Outward Bound Jared Tetreau
Phantom War Scott Jeschke, Micah McFarland
Playback Brent Pollard
Possum Lyndal Simpson
Prevail Briana Chatters
Rain for Jo J.L. Reed
Reconcile Gabriela Matarazzo
Reconsolidation Blake Ellis, Brandon Weis, Michael Oldham
Regarding the Pain of Others Phil Vengrinovich
Rob & Lucy Adam Breseman
Say Yes Gabe Berry
Show and Tell J.M. Kallet
So You Majored In Philosophy Steven Demmler
Starman Madeleine Weatherhead
Stuck Katy Erin
Sweet Kool -aid Devyne Carr
Talon Heather Parra
The Birthday Card Daniel Yi
The Consiglieres Michael “Mickey” Falcone
The Cornucopia William Leiren
The Doppelganger Steve Walter
The Flower of Battle Gedaly Guberek, Reuben Guberek
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 Note Dale Janda
The People of Long, Long Ago v. Caterpillar Shaun Radecki
The Rest is Silence Aayushi A. Shah
The REVVER Mike Hanson, Kelly Moothart
There Stands The Glass Kevin Hohenberger
Town Street Dylan Amick
Viral Jordan Lavender
Wildcat Cat Dale
Ziggy Marissa Boquet

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