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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