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Announcing the 2019 WeScreenplay Feature Contest Finalists

By March 4, 2020 No Comments

Thank you to all of the incredible writers who entered the WeScreenplay Feature Competition this year! Your hard work, talent, and dedication to storytelling shines through in the entries we received. From nearly 1,000 entries, we are thrilled to advance 30 entries to the finalist round for another read. A huge congratulations to every writer advancing.

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The top scripts will be read by our incredible, industry jury to determine the winners. This year’s jury includes:

Juliet Berman, Head of Development at Treehouse Pictures

Juliet Berman oversees the development and packaging of the Treehouse Pictures slate. Credits at Treehouse include Producer of SET IT UP, released on Netflix last year, Executive Producer on SAND CASTLE also for Netflix, with Nicholas Hoult and Henry Cavill starring, Co-producer on MEDITERRANEA, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, and Associate Producer on THAT AWKWARD MOMENT and ADULT WORLD.

Scott Carr, Lit Manager at Management SGC

Scott Carr is the principal literary manager at Management SGC. He has a history of working hard with his clients to sell their specs, get them staffed, and land them open writing assignments. He’s successfully worked with young writers to see their work realized, like with MISS SLOANE starring Jessica Chastain.

Melissa Azizi, Development Exec and Producer

Melissa Azizi is an executive at Pretty Pictures (THE DANISH GIRL, KINSEY). Melissa was on the WeScreenplay Feature Jury last year and is currently producing last year’s 2nd place winner’s script!

Brian Goldberg, Agent at WPA

Brian Goldberg works as a literary agent at Worldwide Production Agency – WPA. WPA clients have been involved with projects like IT: CHAPTER TWO, RIOT GIRLS, and AMERICAN HORROR STORY.

Without further ado, the 2019 WeScreenplay Feature Contest Finalists:

A Little More written by Michael Pedley
BLACKFACE: The Story of Nobody written by Cajardo Lindsey
Blood  Sisters written by Michael Hardy
Capsized written by Scott Corbett
Cho written by Jon Shaivitz
Cienfuegos written by Brandon Gale
Darkly written by Matthew Rochester
Disorderly written by Alden Peters
Fence Off written by Karolyn Szot
Fender Bender written by Jeremy Foley & Sarah O’Reilly
Flight Risk written by Jenna Miller
Fuck New Rome written by Erik Sternberger
In His Name written by Eissa Saeed
Land That We Love written by Julian Awoonor Renner
Land’s End written by Jonny King
Lattice of Coincidence written by Devin Lucas
Make Believe written by Brit Cowan
Nina written by Stephen Spoth
Officer X written by Michael Joiner
Reaping The Whirlwind written by D Harding
Something Else Ever After written by Sylvie Beaudin
Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome written by Doug Mallette
The Bisley Boy written by David Somogyi
The Dependables written by Daniel Lauder
The Eremite written by Mark Sposato
The G.O.A.T. written by Sid Patwa
The Impresario written by Daniel Leventhal
The Viciouses written by Adam Simmel
Veritas written by Kranti Pally
Who Was Cary Grant? written by Jon Davis


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