2020 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship Semifinalists

By May 6, 2020Blog, Contests, Featured

Listed below are the Semifinalists of the 2020 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. These exceptional screenplays were selected from almost 3,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

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Here are the Semifinalists:

A BOXED LIFE FRANK Mendicino
A Bridge Between Us Gina Hackett
A Citizen Jason Christou, Tanya Farley
A Devil Will Fall Gavin Fields
A Domestic Debbie Simmons
A HARD DAY’S HEIST Nick Boocock
A Little More Michael Pedley
A Love For Cranberries Tim Northburg
A Need to Kill Mark Pettit, AJ Jones
A White and Savage Land Alex Rivers
Accidental Superhero Mithra Alavi
Ajeeta the Invincible Terry Lynam
AKASHI-あかし- Mayumi Yoshida
Alassio Linda Pace Alexander
Albatross Gardens Lee Whitten
Almost Heaven Alex Kramer
American Awesome Michael Gerbino
American Dreams Steven Lundgren
American Eagle Cressandra Thibodeaux
American Fallout Harry Kakatsakis
American Ghostwriters Prashant Nashi
Amerikaorean Suzanna Lee
AMNIYAT ROSSA MCPHILLIPS
An Angel Whispers (Feature Screenplay) Jeremy Storey
An End to the Means Martha Dunne
And How She- Bat-Sheva Guez
Arranged Mithra Alavi
Artemisia Natalia Alyukova
ASK THE DARK Henry Turner
At The Gathering Place Jamey Sadler
August Jig Abraham El-Raheb
AURORA Joseph Lee
B.B. Amanda Verwey
Back-Alley Young Eun Kim
Backbone Claire Peate
Bad Influence Kevin Walls
Bad Intel Kerrod Williams
BAD SEEDS DEIVID ROJAS
Bandwidth Episode 1 Daniel Madison
Battle at the Oasis Dominic Hart
Bearing Witness Windsor Racine
Beautiful Surfaces Drew Robinson
Betrand The Terrible Karen Farmer
Big, Scary Animals Andrew Gilchrist
Birdsong Jennifer Dunn
Black Wolf Jonathan Steinfield
Blackstone Jack and the Island of the Warshadows Michael Hahn
Blackwells David Blue
Blood Libel Jenn Jeffers
Blood Moon Sara Hallowell
Bloodlines Virginia Hendry, Amanda Ellis
Blue Comedy Vincent Accettola
Blue Sky Red Nelson Downend
Blue Watch Andrew Judge
Boba Rules Jennifer Kim
Body Parts Ryan Simantel
Bon Voyage! Ricky Qi
BOOMERS Candice Caccioppi, Staci Caccioppi
Bridged Henry Quilici
Broad Daylight Douglas Cushnie
Brocade Rahima Rice
Brooklyn Pansy Jason Forbach
Brujería Daniel Pfeffer
Burn It Down Jordan Canning
Call Out Nir Shelter
Calls To Virginia Jason Ruscio
Catalyst Michael Soll
Charlotte Linda Manning
Chó Jon Shaivitz
CHOKEPOINT Tamra Teig
Circle of Illumination Trisha DiFazio
Citizen sol friedman
City of Souls Chris Pittas
City of Stars Naomi Vieira
CLOUT Shane Murphy
Clowntown Javier Tessari
Cold-Rock County Elliot Seidel
Come in Threes John-Paul Panelli
Confessions of a Las Vegas Phone Girl Aimee Adell Johnson
Congenital Anthony Ciccotelli
Control Room Julien Deladriere
County Blues Simon Oulouhojian
Couple Undone Kelvin Peakin
Coyotes’ Ranch Sylvie Hurat
Criterion Seth Yergin
Danika Brewster Heather Spiegel
Danny Henson A.J. Ciccotelli
Dave Lauren Devora
Daylight Michael Morra
Dead Rock Star Forrest Naylor
Dealbreaker Laura Raybourn
Dear Marie Alex Forstenhausler
Decompression Michael Deigh
Dick Whirlpool: Ultimate Patriot Connor Donahue
Disconnected Kelvin Peakin
Disorderly Martin Ingle
DisPlaceMent Jessica Makinson
Domestic Partners Kyra Brown
Dominion reed kowit
Double Vision Heather Andelsman
Dream Crawler Kimberly Davis
Drudge Matthew Harris
Ecco, Idaho Christian Lybrook
Eight Dates & Nights Tom Hartig
Elemental Aleksandra Milanova
Ella & Marilyn Jon Davis
Ellie’s Tale Rhonda R Deskins
Emma’s Tear Trissa Charles
EP. 1 – AKMORE.Pilot Jeff Cotton
Event Point DIRK PATTON
Eyes On Ryan Underwood
Faceless René Rodriguez
Fangs Malcolm Badewitz
Faster Than Horses Chris Mul, Michael Mul
February Heather Spiegel
Felt Chris Drzewiecki
Fester Robbie Lemieux
FLYOVER Heather Faris
Follow Me Nate O’Mahoney
For Little Girls Who Are Afraid To Speak Ano Okera
Foreign Bodies Josh Bernhard
Forgotten Alex Sosin
Found Alive Kaitlin Reilly
Four Square Miles Keith M. Preston
Frances SHAWNA CHANCE
FRANKENSTEIN UNLEASHED Neal Wiser
Frenemy Ariel Sobel
From Harm Jessica G. Hill Cabrera-Contaoi
FUN, FUN, FUN Brian Hershkowitz
Gamer Girl Hunter Karas
Ganga Mata Karim Khan
Ghosts of the Grasslands Connor Gaffey
Girls On the Run Lukas Hassel
Go West! Lindsay Jaeger
Gold Diggers Daniel Hogan
Gold-e-Locks Tom Hartig
Good Hair Katie Nathan, Daniel Landroche
Goth Phase (formerly Oh My Goth) Kat Corbett
Gravida Matthew Weiner
Grim Joseph Servodio
Guns and Grace Odin Ozdil
HAVEN Hannah McCarthy
HEARTWOOD Jeff Bryce
HEATHENS josh kaukl
Heir Apparent Yellowlees Douglas
HELLBOUND HEROES Rick “Boomer” Murrhee
Heveas Daniel Young Kim
Hidden Blood Seda Anbarci
Holler Lee Whitten
HOME IS WHERE Terra Joy
Hotel Cavalier Nathan Edwards, Matthew Van Sliger
How the Yellow Mellow Eljohn Macaranas
I WANT MY OWN NAME BACK Martha Gellhorn’s Story Florence Buchanan
In Chrysalis: Ovum Nelson Downend
In the Meanwhile… Michael Elder
In The Quiet Dark Sean Vaccaro
In Translation Thom Ang
Inheritance Johnathan Brugal
Innocent Blood Pepper Reed
Inventory Lee Whitten
INVISIBLE (The Story of the USS Manta Ray) Mitch Nyberg
Izzat Reeyaz Habib
JOCKO Derek Vitatoe
Judy The Executioner Jason Kemp, Chris Thoman
Kin Joelle Fleurantin
La Loba Connor Martin
Lady Lazarus Sheridan Watson
LAIKA Jackie Perez
Land’s End Jonny King
Lemmings Chris Bolton
Letting Go Estes Tarver
Lifeblood Tommar Wilson
Lil’ Push Nicholas Manuel Pino
Little Bob Robert Troccolo
Looking for Janis Kate Kelsen
LOVE UNCONTROLLED Fabio Bondi
Lovely Shadows Gillian Abrams
Lucas County Everett Moss
Lucky 13 Denise Meyers
Madam Caraveil’s Caravan of Curiosities Amanda Keener
Madame High Heels: The Origin Story Justice Whitaker
MAIDEN WARRIOR Aarthi Ramanathan
Man in the Arena Keon Hedayati
Marked Catherine Bonny
Masquerade Cassidy Cummings
MASS AVE Omar Kamara, Jalmer Caceres
Merrily, Nebraska Daniel Stephens, Mark Booker
Milton Hershey – The Sweet Life Michael Runion
Minor Modifications Shia Labeouf
Miscreations Alan Loubeau, Mike Meyerson
Misery, Missouri Lee Whitten
MissFortune Juliana Barcia
Motherload Layla Soileau
Moving Stones Kimberly Collins
Mr Wellington Diane Young
Muckrakers John Bickerstaff
My Best Friend’s Love Story Ushmey Chakraborty
My Mom Is My Pimp Jeremy Sender, Lilliana Winkworth
My Mom’s a Supervillain Hannah Silverman
NEAR DEATH CARLO CARERE, ERIN CARERE
Nevermore Francesco Blasonato, Myles Blasonato
Night Passing Scott Button
NO GOOD DEED: THE OLIVER SIPPLE STORY (LGBTQ ANTHOLOGY SERIES) Heather Farlinger
No More Goodbyes rebekah Ganiere
Not Cool For School David Ngo
Nothing Ever Dies Neil Kirby
Oaksterdum Nemanja Colovic, Aleksandar Filimonovic
Officer X Michael Joiner
Offsides Lauren Jacques
Oh Mists, My Mists Guilherme Viegas
Origin Story Justin Van Voorhis
Otherworld Dawn Prato
Paint It Black Alex Smoot
Paradise Strikes Kyler Boudreau
Patience Allison Azuara
Personal Space Michele O’Brien
Pick Up Sidney Natalie Higdon
Pond 108 Teju Prasad
Praying for Hannah Ruth Trippitt
Pretty Hateful Tiffany Gibson
Pride of Hollywood Devin Toohey, Brian Whitaker
Project Terrace Tony Merkurii, Jade Widger
Punchbag Steven Snell
Queen of Hogs Bradley Martocello
Quick Sticks Ted Nusbaum
R*DSK*NS Joey Clift
Raising Hell Steve Bennett
Raw Earth Vladimir Ruzich
REAL LIFE Alana Rosenbloom
Red ‘Til You’re Dead Brecht Horn
Red Rover Kevin Hickey
Rednecks Christopher Byram
Repair The Carrows Johnny Cruz
RET-CON Paul Sheridan
Ride Josh Plasse, Jake Allyn
Ripple Sina Sultani, Katherine Chambers
Road to Bernal Guillermo Lozano Martínez
Running on Hopeless Tyler Derench
RUST Justin Moran
Ruth Red Angela Iranna Perkins
SAR – ALASKA SARAH SPRAGUE
Sarah Webster’s Children Gregory Noel
SARCOPHAGUS John Montgomery
SCRAP Vivian Kerr
Scrap Metal Hearts jane eakin
Seattle George Westberg
Sedger Mor Catherine Wright
SHAKEN Cynthia MacAdam
SHITHEADS Douglas Williams
Shunned Kevin Bachar
SIBLINGS Cathy Randall
Sister Stones Nicole Dawson
SLAYER Alan Loubeau
Soldier Spy Andrew Judge
Sons of Havana Max Kaplow
Soul Bound Jeannie Stivers
Space Suckers Derick Otto, Rebecca Arnold
Squad Tevin Knight
STATION NUMBER SIX Tim Sasaki
Stay! Kit Redstone, Arran Shearing
Sticky Rice Manivone Nonthaveth
STOCKHOLM SYNDROME Erin Donovan
Storyville Matthew Evans
Street Legal Timothy Lundgren
Sunflower Maria Edible
Sweet Relief Danielle Kugler
Tansen Aarthi Ramanathan
Taured Christian Maxwell
Terra michael curran
That’ll Be the Day leo evans
The 100th Stephen George
The Alexandrian Mark Davis
The Amazons Kim Thomson
The Appeal Yoav Potash
The Art of Willful Detachment Virginia Franken
The Buried Sky Keith Hartman
The Christmas Break Chee Ho
The Club Darin Olson
The Dancer Anokh Singh Dhillon
The Dark Nowhere Clay Fusco
The Department of Truth Andrew Bolduc
The Devil, a Rebel, a Fool Clay Fusco
The Divinity Cycle Nelson Downend
The Domovoi Lisa Jay
The Eleventh Commandment Lillian Wang
The Exhibitant Tim Northburg
The Farmer Nick Fathergill
The Farrell Girl Lyndal Simpson
The Fight Inside Merridith Allen
The G.O.A.T. Sid Patwa
The Game of Their Lives Brian Mulligan
The Ghosts of Le Griffon Nicole Ramberg
The Girl and The Ghost Rebecca Benzell
The Gospel According to Keith Clark Kokich
The Guitar Michael Sapp
The Hive Kristine Scruggs
THE JAZZ KING Kwame Granderson, Jonathan Flicker
THE KILLER B’s Dave Chan
The Lake Adam Seidel
The Man with the Black Umbrella Jake S. Weisman
The Mentor Lee Matthew Goldberg
The Midnight Tour Chris Bolton
The Minus Touch Johnny Cannizzaro
The Myth of the Given Jeremy Foley, Sara O’Reilly
The New Men Steven Snell
THE NORTHERN CLUB Billie Bates
The Paisley Witch Trial – Pilot Julia Campanelli
The Perg Luke Penn
The Pinch James Raynor
The Princess Rules Brenda LePage
THE QUEEN OF MAGIC Roxanne Beck
The Relative Kevin Bachar
The Road To and From Julian Brantley, Alexander Storm
The Runaways Joana Ferreira
The Sensualist – A Woman in Black Suzanne Griffin
The Seventh Suicide Jade Widger, Tony Merkurii
The Shadow King Chris Bolton
The Shrink Adi Blotman
The Simple Invention of Him Kurtis Standley
The Six-Stringed Seductions of Fernando Flamenco Joseph Velazquez
The Sky We Look Upon Ali Imran Zaidi
The Slimies Jeff Delaney
The Summer Everything Went Sam Macneil
The Tiger’s Daughter Jason Lee
The Waiting Wives Katherine Bowman
The Wall Alex Perez
The White Mouse: Witch Heather Farlinger
THE WILD HEART OF ALASKA Mary Albanese
The Witch Roberto Gerardo Niño de Rivera
THE WOODHULL Lynda Brendish
Things Kept Hidden Christopher J. O’Bryant
Tiffany Lipstick Casey O’Brien
TILLIE David Chester, Blake Pinter
Time Express Xiaoyu Duan
Tinian Jon Davis
To The Sun And Back Farzin Farzam
Torn and Frayed Matt Gaertner
Trail Mix sara becker
Tree Troopers Justin Bregman
Triggered Natalee Branham
Tug Alex De Leon, Matthew Thornton
Tulip Tyler Dowey
TUMBLERS Michael J. McDonough, David Nathan Schwarrtz
Tundra Kill Kevin Bachar
Turf Wars Kelsey Ross
UNDER THE STARRY NIGHT Rocky Jo
Union Made Rikki Bleiweiss
Unnatural Selection Sally Ashby
Valentine Debra Sharkey
VECTOR Jacob Wehrman
Visceral Fatherland LELE PARK
Visitors Bennett Weinschenk
Wall of Sleep Stephanie Stanley
Walt Robert Troccolo
Waterfield Hall Andreas Vatiliotou
We The Immortals Luke Penn
Weekend At Gina’s Christian DeAngelis
Welcome To The World Lyndal Simpson
WHATEVER AFTER Josh Cootner, Jamie Fox
When Wendy Grew Up Jenna St. John
Where Blood Lies Byron Qiao
WHERE HE BURIED ME Joe Bousquin
WHITE TUNA Peter Marshall Smith, Stanton Hill
White Wedding Lina Khan
WHO PUT BELLA IN THE WYCH ELM Lauren Conn
Who Was Cary Grant? Jon Davis
Widow Ryan Hartley
Wilder Jessie Holder Tourtellotte, Dan Gallun
Witness Marks Preston Geer
WOMEN AT WAR Maria Luna
Wonder And Lightning Diane Lansing
WONDERS ALEXANDRA ASHWORTH
Worlds Apart Julie Kohner, Cynthia Riddle
Wounded Creatures Brit Taylor
Writing Dracula Thomas Morris
Writing Theo Miranda Larson
Year of the Horse Brandon Carbaugh
Yellow Belles Jordan Neely, Lucy Ciaffa
Yves Laura Piety

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