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Announcing the 2019 WeScreenplay Shorts Quarterfinalists

By August 14, 2019 No Comments

The WeScreenplay Shorts Competition is dedicated to connecting talented short film writers with Oscar-nominated short film directors and creators for advice on how to create emotionally impactful storytelling in short-form content.

We want to thank every entrant for submitting their work. The shorts we read were so compelling — the judges had a tough time narrowing it down to the quarterfinalists.

And if you’d like alerts when this contest re-opens, sign up via Coverfly here.

A sincere congratulations to the writers who are advancing.  Please make sure to congratulate these writers on the Facebook announcement and Twitter announcement — they deserve it!

And now, the 2019 WeScreenplay Shorts Quarterfinalists:

5th Ave. and Grand  written by Aimee Adell Johnson
A Crown for Queenie written by Tiffany Lin
A F*cking Starbucks on Bleecker Street written by zack r. smith
A Picture’s Worth written by Katie Constantine
Abby Dreams of Humans written by Michelle Sarkany
An Angel Whispers written by Jeremy Storey
Ava written by Angelique Wilson
Beans written by Brian Rawlins
Beyond the Fuchsias  written by Tara Jackson
Blood and Ash written by Kenneth Sanabria
Blood Sugar written by Sam Thompson
blood, blood written by Heather Farlinger
Breaking Out written by Mandy Vicsai
Cardboard Box written by Bernhard Riedhammer
Clatterz on Highwayz  written by Eva MeiLing Pollitt
Coded written by Naomi Pandolfi
Constellation written by Anne Dagenais
CREAM, NO SUGAR written by Alaina Pinkney
Death Sentence written by Kristen Joy Bjorge
deepwater written by Linda  H.  Codega
DIRECTIONS written by Penny Jackson
Elkhart written by Jaclyn Parker
Estranged written by Jo Osborne
Face of a Lipstick Lesbian written by Aaron King
FINDING written by Frederick Parks
Floss written by Alexander Gustaveson
Forerunner written by Geebran Warchausky Cristo
From Far and Wide written by Jaskaran Gill
Getaway written by Evan Minicucci
Ghosted written by Leah Wood
Going Home written by Justin Burris McGowan
Greg the Puddle written by Shaun Radecki
Group written by Zoe Brown
Gunner Gets a Hot Tub written by Loretta Seto
Holier Than Thou written by Janelle Tweed
HOTLINE written by Douglas Spaltro
How The Other Half Live written by Michael Kitlas
How to Kill Your Roommate written by Dave Byer
Hypochondriac written by spencer banfield
I Live Alone, Everyone Does written by George Snape
Infomercial Impossible written by Matthew Woods, Thomas Green, Mauricio  Marces
Juana Pelos  written by Maria MEALLA
Karmic Moon written by Carlton Saito
Kid Midnight written by Mychal Sargent
LIBERTY written by Nikhil Kamkolkar
Lollipops written by Ivo Huahua
Lost in Orbit written by Duane Garcia
LUCKY KITCHEN written by WEI LIU
Mai written by Daniel Bjarnason
Making Up written by Ryan Paige
MAN written by Cathriona Slammon
Man in the Middle written by Richard Moxley
Melville written by Jeremy Storey
Mentalese Express written by Kai Wei Lee
Mind’s Mirror written by Artem Bjork
Mover: Loosely Based on an Alternatively Factual Account of My Life as a Data Trafficker written by Gerry Walker
My Girlfriend Dana written by Mic Jackson
No Other Choice written by Drake Cardenas
Nurture the Dark written by Adam Fidler
Nutri-Fit written by Eleanor Utting
Other People’s Lives written by Montgomery Burt
Pink & Blue written by Nike Uche Kadri
Pinterest Witches written by Chris Hicks
Plastic written by Alex Weight
Possum written by Lyndal Simpson
Quiet Winter written by Mark Stoner
Rage written by Goldie Jones
Rat In The Sauce written by Peter Donaruma
Reaper Drive written by Christopher  Mendez
Red House written by Holly Sereni
Reel Life written by Jeremy Span
Reset written by Emily McDermott
Return To Me written by Peter Buhl
Rinds written by Faye Viviana
Say Yes written by Gabe Berry
Show your tongue to Einstein written by Alice Kreyman
Sidewalk Chalk written by Shaun Radecki
Sleepless written by Juan Pablo Daranas Molina
So it Begins written by Peter Gazdag
Springerle written by Finley Mulligan
Spruce Up the Holidays written by Adam McDaniel
Taré written by Peter Russell
The Acceptance of Suffering  written by Jason Klein
The Astronaut written by Joey Connolley
The Best West Testament written by Peter Gazdag
The Castle Is My Plus-One written by Gary Irons
The Circle of Chawce written by Randi LeClair
The Cricket written by Gabe Berry
The Deal written by Mitch Olson
The Grave Digger written by Sam  Watson
The Invisible Monster written by Gordon LePage
The Last Creation written by Brad Cooper
The Last Goodbye written by Denise Barrett
The Light written by Tony Ferrendelli
The Package written by Melanie Thompson
The Prospector written by Ross Denyer
The Usual Run written by Patty Lovell
This Land written by Riley Madincea
Trust written by Steve Marra
Unlucky Luck written by Ashley Patrick
We Are The Last written by Zeus Kontoyannis
Wet Rot written by Stuart Creque
What The Fuck Bryan! written by Richard  Pengelley
Winemaker  written by Miriam Rahimi-Cholensky
You written by Janine Gilbert

Congrats to all these fantastic writers! All placements have been updated on Coverfly.


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