2015 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest Quarter-Finalists Announced

By May 12, 2015Blog, Featured

Listed below are the quarter-finalists of the 2015  ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest, culled from over 1,200 submissions!

Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far, and thanks to everyone who submitted.  Stay tuned for the upcoming announcements of the semi-finalists and grand prize winners here and on our Twitter and Facebook pages!


 7 Minutes To A Firmer Butt by Curt Burdick & Jeff Burdick

30 Something by Katy Pannell

20th Anniversary by Scott Kelly & Johnny Quinn

250 GTO by David Hughes

A Bodyguard Of Lies by Stefano Jay Bozzo

Absurdity Is Normal by Ken Thomas

A Christmas Survival Guide For The Modern Vampire by Craig Berger

Action Plan by Máire Brophy

Act Your Age by Gail E. Moss

Adam & Steve by Nicholas Horwood

A Dinner For Der Fuhrer by Ken Oxman

Afterlife by Joel van Vliet

Ai! Chilito by Judy Chaikin

Air To The Throne by Joe LeVine

All Things Being Equal by Jamie Odeneal & Madeline Holler

Alter Nate by Gary Chase

Always The Dressmaker by Clare Sladden

A Match Made In Hell by Marjory Kaptanoglu

A Matter Of Wife And Death by Douglas W. Warne

Amazon Celebutante by Mark Holden

A Meeting In Seville by Paul Mendelson

American Bitch by Amanda Norman

American Dreamin’ by Eliot Preschutti & Neil Daly

A Night With Romain by Dennis Douda & Joe Berglove

A Novel Idea by Kevin Andrew Johnson

Answering Phones by Robert Husted

A Promise Is A Promise by Randall Lee Greenland, II

Arresting Performance by John Bouton

Average by Wendy Wilkins

A Warrior’s Tale by J.D. Nielsen

A Well-Seasoned Encore by Mort Bernstein

Bachelor Party Planners by Brian David Floyd & Robert Slawsby

Bachelor Weekend by A.M. Nicholas

Bad-Ass Undercover Substitute Teacher by Eric Dunning

Bad Romance by X. Alexander

Be Mused by Don Fried & Mike Fuhrmann

Berlin Is For Lovers by Rachel Upshaw

Birthday Magic by George Spicer

Bite Me by Nick Schober

Black Eye Friday by Paul A. Register

Black On White by Bernard Smith

Bob The Great by Tony Hipwell

Boobs On A Plane by Sergio D. Kopelev

Bridesmen by David M. Booher

Bride Strike by Amy Beth Biven

Brother Nature by Jason K. Allen

Bruno And The Joker by Quentin David

Bulljizz by Beau Hilliard and Bob Joseph

Bully Boot Camp by David C. Benoit

Burnin’ Bobby by Mike Peters

Burning Man by Josh Berman

Busy Bee by Kyle Asmundson & Michael Lee Peterson

Byron Does Bollywood by Nirpal Dhaliwal and Vikram Zutshi

Camelrot by Jeff Charlebois

Can’t Miss by David Schrader

Cascabeles by CC Lindh

Cathedral by Jeremy Zarowitz

Cesar And Max Hit The Road by Susan Klos

Chasing Don Juan by Ted Gurich

Chimp To Serve by Chris Grezo & Rupert Knowles

Christmas 2.0 by Charlie Nadler (story by Charlie Nadler & L. Warren Thompson)

Chubby Chasers by Michael Dugan

Coffins & Chrysanthemums by Michael E. Bierman

Community Service by Chris Moberg & Rebecca Acker

Court Ordered by Nancy Duff

Cox’s Blockers by Bryan J. Farrell

Cryptos by Steve Marovitch

Dead Beats by Shad Rhoades

Debbie The Viking by Graham Parke

Deerly Beloved by Colin Costello (based on an idea by Sharla Kahan)

Demolition Dad by Amy Taylor & John Salcido

Demontown by Bryan Rawlings

Devices by Terence Bernardo and Lori Chodos

Diorama by Patrick McKenna

Donny O’Malley by Mike O’Brien

Eggs by Averie Storck

Erotic Romance by Rachel Kempf

Everything But Love by Lisa Johnson Mitchell & Joseph Dial

Everything’s Jake! By Scott Burton

Fairly Certain by Alex Hanno

Faking It by Felipe Torres Medina

Finding Wonderland by W.J. Parolini

First Dad by B.R. Fleming

Flag Day by Brian Smith & Vincent Viñas

Followers by Tim Marshall

For Love Or Lust by Alicia Buck

Fortunate Dreams by Curtis Lofgren

Four For The Border by Tony Roberts

French Foreign Legion by Noah Cooper & Will Weggel

Frying Bacon With Aaron Cohen by Nadia Selvaggi

Funerals To Die For by Lena M. Pousette

Gemini Rising by Ginia Desmond

Generics by Cory Terry

Gentleman’s Bluff by Dawn LeFever

Ghosted by Stephen Hoover

Gifted by Angelina Karpovich

God And The Franchise by James Speck

God Gets Fired by Ron Maede

Goodman by Missak Artinian

Google Me by Robin Bird

Grass Monkeys by Matt Wildash

Grease Monkey by Denise Landau

GSOH by Keith Farnan & Paul Mendelson

Hacking Dan by Adam Scheil

Happy Kids by Jennifer Plante

Heart To Hart by Carey Mark Watkins

Helicopter Parents by David Boito

High Steaks by Jesse Christensen

Hollywood Desperadoes by Steven Martin

Horny Virgins by Nathan Harris

Hosing Faji by David Allingham and Shannon Kemp

How I Quit Smoking by Joshua Owens

How To Kiss A Rock Star by Jesse Levy

I Break Up For U by Lawrence Lamovec

If I Were You by Allison Buckmelter & Nicolas Buckmelter

Imagining Angels by Michael Stark

In Case I Have To Kill You by Sheila Boyd

In Memory Of Maggie Leblanc by Gary Gautier

Inappropriate Uncle by Niki Sheldrake

In The Footsteps Of Durkheim by Jason Knight

It Came Upon A Mid-Nightmare by Gregory Lane (based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)

I Was A Teenage Antichrist by Jay Scharfenberg

I Whacked Jimmy Hoffa by Debbie Kasper & Pat Sierchio

I Wish I Were Salma Hayek by Sabera Ahsan

JFK In The Freezer by A.M. Denye

Josh Munger Wasn’t Here by Dan Longe

Julius V by Steve Guettermann

Karaoke Brothers by Lee Matsumoto

Karmic Baggage by Joe Leone

Keeping Time by Nathan Zoebl

Kennelot by Ramón González Machado

K I Luv U Bye by Nicolaas Bertelsen

Kings Of Spring Break by Justin Kornmann and Brent Trotter

Knock Offs by Brett Weissbeck

Lady Cop by Jody Ellis

Laney Wilcox: Master Drummer by Dean Alioto

Larry’s Best Friend by David C. Hill

Lemon Made by Erik Adolphson

Lethal Hostage by Soni Jorgensen

Life After The Spark by Isaiah Taylor

Lilac Man by Edward W. Dorgan

Live And Let Buy by Kevin Dembinsky & Liz Lux

Live Free Or Die by Ilana Rein & Brian Smith

Live Like Livingston by Nicholas A. Backer

Livin’ On A Prayer by Brian David Floyd & Robert Slawsby

Livin’ On A Prayer by Jody Clark

London’s Heart by David Spratt

Lost Souls by Paul Mendelson & Alan Moscowitz

Love Child by S.C. Fleming

Love, Fear And Other Synchronicities by Carl Llabres

Love, Zoe by John Aldriedge

Lucky by Thomas Sturm

Mack Hanglider by Peter Macaluso (story by Peter Macaluso & Mark Macaluso)

Make It Big by Steven Karageanes

Mannish by Monica Byrnes and Toria Sheffield

Man Of The People by Adam Pliskin & Stuey Pliskin

Matchbreakers by Anja Wykes

Maxed by Deb Hiett

Megaball$ by Marc Baron

Men Will Be Boys by Torthell J. Robinson

Midsummer Madness by Carol Hovsepian

Minnie by Atul Srivastava

Mobster Makeover by G.D. Brulato

Mock Draft by Heidi J. Nyburg

Mom And Dad Must Die! by Paul Mendelson & Alan Moscowitz

Money For Nothing by Craig Murray

Monkeytown by Jeana H. Grady

Monstrosity by Gerrard Hartland

Moses Of The Bulrushes by Steve Warren

Mother Judgers by Heather Kennedy

Moving Violations by Victor Davich & Adam Slutsky

Moxie by Ryan Weaver

Murder Included by James Oliver

Naked President by K.M. Rice

Namaste Mumbai by Beewan Athwal

Nature Boy by Vic Grosvenor

No Hope For Gomez! by Graham Parke

Nola’s Fortune by Heidi B. Morrell

Non Smoker, Loves To Travel by Rick Dunning

Not Too Shabby by Misty McAfee

Off The Grid by Herschel Weingrod & Jason Shomer

Og’s Utopia by Sam Mossler

Old Nick by Jeff Hassen & Sean Plemmons

Old Time Girl by Evelyne Tollman Werzowz

One Good Man by Elizabeth Musgrave

One Night Stan by Robbie Robertson

Paintball The Movie by Mark Joenks, Chris Moberg & Rebecca Acker

Parental Control by Christopher Sirmons Haviland

Party On Stonemill Road by Shaman Elizabeth Herrera

Perfectly Spoiled by Sally Ann Walsh

Poor As Shit by Brandon Jared

Professional Maid Of Honor by Valerie Zane

Pushing String by Patrick Welsh

Pysanky by Phineas R. Fiske

Rasta Ho-Tep: Rise Of The Mummies by Peter Fraser

Rehab by Joseph Earl Remlinger IV

Rent Control by Jennifer Goldson

Replacing The Wrights by Marybeth Bordeau Flynn

Request For Proposal by Robert A. Pokrywka

Riders Of The Haute Couture by Bradd Hopkins

Road To Machu Picchu by Stewart A. Fergus

Rockville Christmas by Dekom.

Run Maggie Run by Wendy Biller

Saint Gary by Steven Dente

Santa Baby by Scotty Mullen

Scary Love by Kathy Fischer

Scattered, or (The Importance Of Being Urn-est) by Nick Wildash

Sea Dogs by Simon O’Neill

Sean’s Gone by Eric Barker

Second Time Around by Dane McCauley

Selling Out by Eva Klaver

Selling Out by Joseph Quillen

Selma & Charlene by Melanie Schiele

Senseless Confidential by Marty Beaudet

Shaolin Nanny by Todd R. Weinger

Single Mother’s Guide to Killing Your Teen (A Dark Comedy) by Christie LeBlanc

Smoker’s Choice by Dawn LeFever

Snap! by David Allingham

Somebody To Love by Jay Cipriani

Squatter’s Rights by Doug Horn

Squeeze by Ally May

Stealathon by Rick Majzun

Stoner Road by Natasha Lewin & Sarah Newton

Stoning The Romance by Josh James

(Super)Bad Girls by Adam Boys and Alex Barima

Take My Wife by Brett Carlson & Brian Graves

Tanya & Claire: Hot Pursuit by Arlene Bogna & Nicole Schubert

Test Of Strength by Danny Baram

Test Tube Daddy by Shequeta L. Smith

The Advance Team by Paul Carson

The Adventures Of An Imagination by Ryan Redmond

The Adventures Of The Velvet Cat by Bob Canning

The Amazing Doctor O by Marc L. Ellis, Nancy J. Ellis & Bradford Craig

The Amazing Fantasy by Cody Wasson

The Baby Bet by Christian Heinze

The Beginning of The End And The End by David Lambertson

The Best Mistake by Ray Snedaker

The Bet by Josh Caldwell

The Bewildering State Of Being Nothing by Kevin Albers

The Big Sheep by Frank Gaydos and Mark Saunders

The Boy Who Had Three Arms by Christian J. Hearn

The Butterflyz by Chelsea Devantez

The Celibate Romance Writer by Carol Lazare

The Choker by Jodyne L. Speyer

The Covent Garden Bank Robbery by David Spratt

The Cult Of Us by Jim Picariello

The Dark Nowhere by Clay Fusco

The Darlene Factor by Robin U. Russin

The Deal by Brian Fox

The Demon And The Detective by Tony Russo

The Early Bird by Rob E. Greenberg

The Eccentric John Smith by Christian Heinze

The Escorts by Ryan Schwartz

The Fiancé by Sara Richelson

The Fighting Chimeras by Will Zech

The Final Reveal by Amy Crider

The Flight Of The Golden Goose by B. Brisbane

The Gestapo Vs. Granny by Shequeta L. Smith

The Good, The Bad And The Undead by Joe Villanti

The Grad List by Tara DeMarco

The Happiness Of Sal Maninski by Andy Dykeman and Greg Erickson

The High Life by Erik Howard & Ryan Lee

The Importance Of Being Randy by Edwin Heaven

The Indiana Jones Experience by Josh Hallman

The Kevin by Chas Fisher

The Launch by Edward Martin III

The Lemon by Robert Husted

The Mastermind by Stan Himes

The Metamorphosis Of Radha by Amir Ohebsion

The Navigator by Carey Mark Watkins

The One(s) That Got Away by Benjamin A. Friedman (story by Benjamin A. Friedman and Matthew Hoch)

The Only Game In Town by Stuart Cresswell

The Pawn Chase by Gloria Suarez

The Pink Elephant by Lowell John Smith

The Placebo Effect by Anne G. Scott & Devlin Kane

The Queens by Hallie Tarpley

The Return Of Rooter by Kathryn Paulsen

The Right Girl by James P. Farwell

The Road Scholar by Danny Yang

The Rough Puzzlers by Erik Ratliff

The Sexpert by Celeste Parr

The Skater by John Shackleton & David Hughes

The Skaterboys: Escape From Mutant Island by Ronald Silva

The Spanish Acquisition by Tess Clark & John Carroll Lynch

The Stars Come Out At Night by Camila Victoire

The Story Of Harper Blair & Some Other People by Qaseem Fazal

The Suction Game by David Berrade

The Tao Te Sing-Along by Tim Boettcher

The Tides Of Love by A.M. Zweiback

The Umpire by Howard Grieves

The Want Ads by Michael Rhodes

The Wing Man by Rich Antous & Tyler Barnes

The World’s Worst Lover by Robert Bridge

The Year Of Pajamas by Lindzi Scharf

This Can’t Be Macy’s by Bill Moser

Thou Shall by Jeffrey R. Field

Three by Scott Boyd & Brian Boyd

Three Neds And A Nancy by Robert B. Rogers

Three Or Out by Jai Brandon

Tied Down by Erica Ashbrook

Time Warp by Sean Simmons

Tina, I Love You by Amy Gailey

To Fate by Tara M. Kerrigan

Too Cool For School by Nicholas Martin Johnson

Trial And Erin by Larry Shulruff

Trying To Move On by James Holeva

Tying The Not by Brent McMahon

Uncorked by James Papa

Unlove Conquers All by Dane McCauley

Vegan Cop by Laura Krause

Vegas, Baby by Ann Clark & Jeffrey Hilton

Vice by Jesse Federman & Jerren Lauder

Violet Rose by Jeffrey Blatt & Doug Mackay

Vote For Me! by Paul Marx

Wally Washburn by William Shedlick

Warhead by Haynes Brooke

Weapon Of Choice by David Allingham

Werewolf Solutions by Billy Kirland & Peter Rosemeyer

Whacked by Darrell Costa & Frank Schultz

Wham, Bam, Merci, Ma’am by David Minaskanian

When Kingdoms Collide by Laura Maxant

Where I Am now by L. Elizabeth Powers

White Girl Wasted by Amanda Domenech & Toni Domenech

Wildest Dreams by Lauren Kettler

Willy The Camel by William Shedlick

Windy City Kings by Christopher Pavlak

Wing Mom by David Klein

Worst Date Ever by Justin Shelton

Wrong Blonde by Anthony Egan

You, Me, Jimmy Page And That Time We Witnessed A Murder by R.F. Young & M.G. Baker

Young Detectives by Micah Paisner

Zen And The Art Of Karaoke by B. Brisbane

Zenda by Paul Alexander and Paul Mendelson (Inspired by ‘The Prisoner of Zenda’ by Anthony Hope)

Zombie Ed by Doug Rowe (story by Doug Rowe & Brendan Gabriel Murphy)