Thank you to all the talented writers who submitted to the 2018 WeScreenplay Television Competition. We received over 1,000 entries that made us laugh, cry, and read on the edge of our seats. Most importantly, so many of these projects had such important messages about the world and the human condition. Narrowing these projects down was incredibly difficult, and everything at this stage has been read by at least 4 judges.
After these reads and internal deliberation, we’ve narrowed it down to the top 25 finalists.
We want to sent a huge congratulations to everyone advancing and recognize once more everyone who advanced to the semifinals even if they didn’t make the next round. Please congratulate these finalists for their accomplishment!
These finalists will be read by our readers once more and then the top scripts in each category will by our industry jury to choose the winners. The jury includes network executives and literary managers from Comedy Central, Heroes and Villains, and MANAGE-MENT.
And now, the finalists in the one-hour category:
|Cold War Charlie written by Cheryl Gallegos Agbunag|
|Migra written by Christine Torres|
|parts written by Craig Page|
|City of Gold written by Daniel Fisch|
|H8 written by Faisal Azam, Erica Velis|
|Oak Tree Country Club written by Geoffrey Garza|
|Broke(n) written by Jackson Groom|
|RUST written by Justin Moran|
|Quartermaster written by Karl Archer|
|Death Divided written by Kenny Wong|
|The Haight written by Kimba Henderson|
|Chalk written by Nick Jones|
|Collateral Damage written by Robin Fusco|
|Thick as Thieves written by Sam Ferguson|
|Fifty Thousand written by Sonali Mehta|
|GANJA BAY written by Tony Hendriks, Gillian Royes|
|Doomed Journey written by Vincent Vargas|
And the finalists in the half-hour category:
|Playing the Palace written by Alex Williams|
|You Are Special written by Jess Hendel|
|n00bs written by Jonathan Murnane|
|Super Drunk Girl written by Julia Wackenheim-Gimple, Ryan Gowland|
|GUTS ‘N’ GLORY written by Kat Sieniuc|
|SERVED written by Shain Brenden|
|Sprinkles and Buttons written by Steve Miranda|
|The Last Abortion Clinic in Kansas written by Tammy Caplan|