Thank you to all of the incredible writers who entered Diverse Voices this year! Your dedication to storytelling, hard work, and talent, radiates through in the entries we received.
WeScreenplay believes that the best way for writers to grow is through feedback. That is why WeScreenplay puts feedback front and center by providing free, written feedback with every single competition entry.
If you are interested in hearing the next time this competition opens, subscribe for updates here.
We are beyond thrilled to advance these following entries to the Finalist round. Top finalists will be considered by our industry jury which includes: Gisselle Ruiz (Head of Diversity & Inclusion for WME), Kelly Garrett (Executive Director of Original Programming at FreeForm), Katrina Mathewson (TV Writer, Co-Chair of the LGBTQ WGA committee), and Juan He (Literary Manager at Housefire Management).
Stay tuned for the Winner announcement on February 15th!
|A Nasty Habit||Sadie Fearon|
|Ask Already||Sandra Lince|
|Ben Johnson Day||Kerena Marchant|
|Cayenne and Dee||Laura LeeLun|
|Cream City||Jeffrey James Keyes, Matt W. Cody|
|Daddy’s Little Girl||Rob Poquez|
|Elevate||Emma Bates and Dustin Castleberry|
|Five With A Bullet||Christopher Isenegger|
|I am the Dragon King||Michael Choi|
|IN THE AESTHETIC OF DESMOND||D.K. UZOUKWU|
|Lucha||Danny Cavada Montenegro|
|Made in USA||Desdemona Chiang|
|My Best Friend’s Love Story||Ushmey Chakraborty|
|My Daughter Maya||Sarah McCulley|
|Mystic||Cody Ashford & Eric Vue|
|Out Again||Raye Schiller|
|The Adventures of Catfish & Zombie Tom||Evan Kuykendall|
|The Devil and Dick Gregory||Sean Slater|
|The Vampire Prince||Kyle Hinton|
|To Heck With It!||Teddi Shaffer|
|We Good||Keisha Prince|
|Weigh In||Rudy Bamenga|