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Fall 2022 Diverse Voices Quarterfinalists

By June 1, 2022August 24th, 2022No Comments


Thank you to all of the incredible writers who entered Diverse Voices this year! Your hard work, talent, and dedication to storytelling shines through in the entries we received.

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We are thrilled to advance entries to the Quarterfinalist round for another read. A huge congratulations to every writer advancing. Stay tuned for the Semifinalist announcement on June 24th!

We also want to acknowledge all of the strong scripts that did not advance. Thank you for entering your script and always keep writing.

Without further ado, the Fall 2022 Diverse Voices Quarterfinalists can be found on Coverfly here or below.

¡Raza! Victor Adame
“If You Only Knew” Steven Sasaki
#HOTMESS Ana Christina Perez Del Rio
#nofilter Jesse Klein
A Most Righteous Anger Josh Ineson
A Romance Of Two Worlds Kari Mote
Aces in the Wild Felix Pineiro
Admiral Asteroid & The Cosmic Cadet Terra Campbell
ADRIENNE IS ALWAYS SINGLE R. Shanea Williams
Aeon Anil Jacob Kunnel
Affirmative Andrew Quailes
All That Glistens – “Homecoming” – Episode 1 Wayne Hazle
All that Glitters Susan Marks
Americano Kayla Jessica Serrano
Anti-Sino Andrea Apuy
ap*pe*tite Kevin Mann
Aquarium Mathilde Suissa
Artesia Peter Forbes
Arthur & Lancelot Victoria Zeutzius
As Long As Grass Grows Matt Perez
Auddicted Sharif Duncan
Ava + Eli 4ever Jazmine Cornielle
Bad Boba Jason Ip
Barbarian Morgan Grice
Becoming Laveau Jalen Young
Between Good and Goodbye Corey Chavers
Big Girls Jackie Cloud
Black Men Wanted John Lowe
blackr than Black Emeka Orjiakor
Blackwyle Sam Callahan
BLIND SPOT Pascal HALIM
Blinders On 30 R. Kaya Laterman
Blitzkrieg Follies Devin Toohey, Brian Whitaker
Blood Aashish Gadhvi
Blue Comedy Vincent Accettola
Blue Motel Room Matt McKinzie
Body Parts Zoe Davidson
Born Again Leticia Lathrop
Braided Line Joseph Makkar
BRAIN GAME Carsen Smith
Brood Annie Grace
Buckshot Bubblegum Adrion Trujillo
Buddy System Anthony Payne
Buffalo simon balderas
CA$H4LIFE Melvin Lima
Camp S.L.A.Y. Joel Michalak, Andrea M. Jensen
Cassie The Witch Steven Rawski
Casus Belli Kathryn Orwig
Choke Adam Somang Karlson
Christmas Cuff Sumona Roy
Circus of Smiles Allen Wu
City of Destiny Jon Davis
Cloak & Data Christopher Au
CONFESSIONS OF A LAS VEGAS PHONE GIRL AIMEE ADELL JOHNSON
Crabs In A Mother F*cking Bucket Kari Mote
CRY ME A RIVERA Gerardo Lara
Current Climate Jodie Hewson
Dante’s Inferno Darsan Solomon
Dark Magic Kingdom Stephen Polakiewicz
Dawn Of The Apocalypse Bret Grafton
Dead! In the Dressing Room! Nathan Cowan
DEATH CULT Peter Gazdag
Debra Kimberly Manky
Dependents Tray Epps
Dice for Love Wyatt Ong
Did You Say Blood? James Yantko
Dilation Mike Sheriff
Discreet Jeremy Bradford
Dissent Deanna Esposito
DixieWorld Mary Ashley Burton
Dog Person Richard Lewis
DOPAMINE CoCo Harris
DOWN BY THE RIVER Tucker Morgan
Down Girl Madie Dhaliwal
Dragon’s Den Jon Comulada
Dream Factory Michael Sallee
Dream Kingdom Peter Forbes
DREAMSCAPE Veronica Reyes-How
Dude, Forget This Happened Alyssa Toledo
Earning Danielle Thorpe
EAST LOS ALIENS Miguel Orozco, Boris Rodriguez
Elevation Neaka Mohtashemi
EMERGENT Alan Mah Baxter
Everest Island Becca Mann
EXPOSURE Michelle Aldridge
FANIA IN THE FOREST Lisa Kenner Grissom
Firecrackers Kelly Tang
Fishing Lisa Alexander
Fk’d Up & Fabulous Kaili Turner
FML Emma Lee-Chobanian
For Allison Jack Wood
For The Culture Trevor Brown
Foreshadow Giulia Frediani
FORGOTTEN (THE TRUE WWII STORY OF THE BURMA THEATER’S MERRILL’S MARAUDERS) CARLYN HANSEN
Four Gates Marie Crochemore
Fourth Trimester ANNIE KAEMPFER
Fractured Village Jay Wall
Freaky Weirdness Jackson Tucker-Meyer
FRESH CATCH Bridget Bell McMahon
FRINGES Erin Reinelt
Frost vs. Sleet Jennifer Anne Martin
Full Spectrum Dominique Remy
GHOSTING Aaron Lovett
Girl Gone Wild Courtney Kocak
God Bless Jess Richie DeBiase, Ethan Cvitanic
GRAND JUNCTION Patricia Parisi
Grandmas ‘N Gays Michael Buonocore
Green Gold Pilot Episode Troy Taglienti
Guardian Benita Verdi
Guru Brianna Janes
HAVE A GOOD ONE Shay Ball
Heavy is the Ocean Alice Chuter
HEY, JOHNY Alex Dvorak
High Praise Sam Callahan
Homestead Gesley Alexis
Hot Water Jane Gideon
I Don’t Care Michael Nielsen
I KNOW EVERYTHING Isabel Drean
i need to tell you something… Fadi Sulaiman
I’m Part… Michael Nielsen
I’m Your Biggest Fan Casey Rosario
I’VE DEFINITELY BEEN BETTER DeQuan Cooper
In The Family John Ross Thompson
Incarnations Albert M. Chan
Influencer (Pilot) Fuad Omar
Insurgents Feyza Safoglu
Journey to the Enchanted Inkwell LD Green
Keeping It In The Family Iain Stewart
Killer Workout Erik Potempa
L.A., For Us Samuel Hwang
LA SERENATA (Feature Film) Ernesto Martinez
Ladylike Taylor Coriell
Late to the Party Jerome Davis
Leao Beto Dantas
Legend of First Memory Patrick Skeyhill
Letters to My Teenage Self Rati Gupta
Leviathans Alok Narekkattuvalappil Revi
Liberty City Jessy Lauren Smith
Lil Virginia Abramovich, Katherine Andrews
Limited Liability Gesley Alexis
Lip Gloss Rachel Asir
Little Guy lindsay e smith
Little League Manuel Victoria
Local-ized Leonidas Stanescu
Lola Mehul Shah
MAGICAL THINKING Ely Kreimendahl
Make It Happen. Adrian Sterling, Aaron sterling
Make Me An Angel Lauren Hendler
Marlowe (Pilot) Simon Bowler
Mary, Mary Amira Richler
Masc4Masc Donald Jolly
MASON-DIXON Robert A. Douglas, Aaron Hescox
Mass Bay J. Elizabeth Martin
Master of the Worlds Tiffany Houtkooper
Matriarch Faith D’Amato
Memento Vivere B. Paolucci
Millennial Dropout Karsyn Jarrett
Minority Interest Sarah Juma
Misandry Kimani Key
Miss Ability Lesley Hennen
Missing Ava Alison Townson
MIXTECO KID Miguel Orozco
Modernization Feyza Safoglu
Momentous Ana Maria Defillo
Moonrise Rebekah Mueller
Mrs. Chandelier Larissa Marten
My Best Friend’s Ashes McKenzie Moser
My Sister, Selma David J. Buchanan
My Yours His Nate Raven
Mystery Manor Episode 1 Andy Gonzalez-Bendiksen
N’Ever Ever After 101: “Introducing Mrs. and Mrs. Robinson…” Morgan Ross
Nindians Megha Nabe-Ikwuakor
No More Sick Days LD Green, Salaams R.
NORMAL Liesl Wilke
O, Father Briana Haynie
O.P.P. Marcus Clark
O’AHU 2080 Jennifer Thym
Off Color Tapan Sharma
One Of My Best Friends Is White… Esther Armah
Only Child Syndrome K. Broch
Only in North Haven Olivia Reed
Open Guard Nicole Weaver
Oswald & Imre Matthew Lashua
Out Jayne Maginot
OUT CLASSED DIMITRI SOLAKOFSKI
Outer Circle Gabriela Lima, Kevin Aguirre
Ovum Cidney Hue, Shunori Ramanathan
Pacha Michael Cooney
Pairs to the Floor Lu Lenoxx
Paradise Found Allie Rubin
Party Girl Jess Fisher
Peaked Ambareen Jan
Penny & Petra Victoria Moser
Perspicacious Josh Elliott
Porch Swing Patti Miller
Primitive Wanjiku Kairu
Princes of Maryland Richard Scott
Proclamation Bryce Marrero
Project Blanca Teresa Jusino
Punk Bitch Taylor Berger
Pushing Thirty Lisa Atenasio
Raid Josh Elliott
Refuge Kathy Li
Rock Bottom Matthew Legarreta
Runnin’ with Ray Tahirih Moeller
Rustic Arlene Bogna
School Story Jit Fong Oon
She First Uzo Chijioke
Shentu Across the Ages Allen Wu
Sky Trolley Sam Krauss
Snatched Ava Anderson
Something About the Tide Julia Morizawa
Spokes Savannah Lucas
Stop Calling Me Karen! Karan Batta
Stuck With You Alexander Lee Janjigian
Suckers Elena Welles
SUICIDE SAM NICHOLAS OCEANO
Sunset to Sunrise Chandler Meyer
Surrogate Khalehla Rixon
Swipe Alex Arabian
Tainted Jocelyn Osier
Texts From Your Ex Amanda Kohr
The Academy Brit Cowan
The Ass’ Head Evlampia Papadopoulos
The Brown Card Steven Borzachillo
The Busters Fahim Rahman
The Chosen Family Alex Seligsohn
The Coffin Club Joel David Santner
The Culling Jaime Chapin
The Delicious Battles of Cody Chen David Au, Mark Neal
THE DRAGON OF HANDALE Lisa Kors
The Empress Svitlana Kochman
The Free World Marcus Thomas
The Godmother Shannon Hardy
The Goon Show Daniel Contreras
The Guide Book Justin Scarelli, Melissa Sweatt
The Half Man Sean Azze
The horned God Alessandro Guarino
The Invisible Boy Arun Narayanan
The Link MB Stevens
The Long Game Jeremy Bradford
THE MAGICAL NEGRO Terrance Thibodeaux
The Maharaja – “Five Rivers” Amar Rehal
The Master of Translation Raymond Kyooyung Ra
The Passion of Pauli Murray Sean Slater
THE PLANT Jeremy Lloyd-Styles
The Prince of Whiteness Blake C Aarens
THE PSI RACE Stephen Woodworth
The Raising of an OG: A Day in the Life Dionne Roberts-Emegha
The Real Life of January June Hunter Pena
The Red Min Tran
THE ROMMEL GAMBIT John Doble
The Second Sex Sarah Chang Tadayon
The Siccness Marcus Clark
The Song of Iris Jackie Cloud
The Story of You Helena Zhen
The Summer We Ran Bill Taylor
The Vegetarian Zombie Jake Lynch
The Way Life Should Be Meghan McGuire
The Whoop Apps Lindsay Jean Michelle, Pam Bassuk
THEM DANGERS Jason Hazzard
Thirties Caroline Connolly
Three Dimensional Melissa Remy
Ti Marie Melissa Almonor
TIME WILLING Renee Brown
To Lie Among The Sugarcane Trey Randle
Tokens Esme Douglas
Transformed Shannon TL Kearns
TRIBUTE Pilot: “Locket” Alyssa Kramer
Triple Crown Jennifer Snelling
Turnstile Raul Sharma
Unbound Eris Qian
Unhero’s Journey Alexandra Shields
Valentina’s Guest jane therese
Vanity Kills Cedric Grant
WASPS! Zeke Smith
Waterloo Village Michael Rodriguez
Welcome To Thystle Mike Carreon
What About Rick? K. Broch
What Happened in Folsom Stephanie Elie
Widows & Widowers Paul Rosengren
Winston Aashish Gadhvi
Yae: Blind Samurai Woman – Pilot James “Doc” Mason, Akiko Izumitani
Yay Area Andrea Winkler
Young Grandma Annie MacKinnon
YoungBloods Stacey Russell


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