Listed below are the finalists of the 2018 ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Competition, selected from over 700 submissions. We’re excited to be exploring this internationally-beloved genre and to have received a slate of compelling screenplays.
This year’s jury is comprised of producers and executives at Appelles Entertainment, Bad Robot, Columbia Pictures, the Donners’ Company, a manager at Elevate Entertainment, and the screenwriter of Die Hard and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
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Here are the Top 25 finalists:
|Adrenaline Heart||M. K. Ching|
|An End to the Means||Martha Dunne|
|Black Ice Below||Peter Fraser|
|Children of the Storm||Michael Hahn|
|Direct Engagement||Stephen MacNeil|
|Edison’s Ghosts||Kevin Bachar|
|Forty Winks||Andrew Stein|
|Marathon||Alex Hacker & Fraiser Kansteiner|
|Nature of the Beast||Aaron Kozak|
|No Worse Enemy||Skye Lynch|
|Organelle||Edward James Anderson|
|Outside the Wire||Valerie Brotski|
|Stuck||Rich Van Tine|
|The Innocent and the Vicious||Dominique Genest & Nick Kreiss|
|The Memory Bank||Daniel Cooper & Adam Cooper|
|What Did You Do, Sweet Mary Lou?||Dave Paterson|