2020 ScreenCraft Comedy Contest Semifinalists

By July 22, 2020Blog, Contests, Featured

Listed below are the Semifinalists of the 2020 ScreenCraft Comedy Contest. These exceptional screenplays were selected from almost 2,400 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:

50 x 50 Kelly Edwards
A CHRISTMAS RAPTURE or (SANTAPOCALYPSE!) Andy Greskoviak
About-Face Katrina Deaton
Adult Acne Jade Tremblay
Ahistorical Thomas Butler
American Puppets Chandler Kilgore-Parshall
And No One Mourned Ky Rogers
Anxiety Is My Boyfriend Alexis Reliford
Arise, Ser Hunchback David Snee
Arranged Mithra Alavi
Autocomplete Oscar Madrid
Avery Carroll Is Not Dead Anne Junget
B.B. Amanda Verwey
Bad Romance Chad Wellinger
Balls and Strikes Ellen Adair, Chris Carfizzi
Banbury Manor Allie Jennings
Bardown: The Billy Buchanan Story Justin Kueber
Beached Jaime Silverman
Being Brave Ambika Vas
Being Keisha Keisha Prince
Best Laid Plans Kelly Anelons, Megan Anelons
BOOMERS Candice Caccioppi, Staci Caccioppi
Breakfast Club Sumin Kim
Bridal Party Taylor Chukwu
Bridesmen Kevin Revie
BROTHER-HUSBANDS Zach Waggoner
Brown Swan Asmita Paranjape
Bugaboo Morgan Milender
BUILDING UTOPIA John Montgomery
Bull Boy Ryan Ebert
Camouflage and Lipstick Lawrence Daly
Captain Midnight Jay Spenser
Cats in The Cradle John Graney
Chosenville Jessica Kane
CINDS & MILLA Billie Bates
Circle of Illumination Trisha DiFazio
CIRCUS TRAIN Billy Baker
Clay Adi Blotman
Coach Mom Nicole Myrick
Confessions of a Former Teen Superhero Keith Hartman
Cookie Crumbles Eliza Janssen
Copycat Ryan Anker
Crazy or Stupid Hanna Safar
Crazy Train. A True Story? James McDonald
Cream Puff Lloyd Barnett
Cupids Angelo Calarco, Nick Grills
Curveballs Suzanne Reed
CUT THE CORD: THE HEDGEHOG’S LEAP Kostan Chess
David Cronenberg Lives Next Door Heather Baillie-Brown
Dead Cat Bounce Jack Caswell
Def Sheppard Alexandra Keister
Definitely Cursed Brennan Gilpatrick, Erin Walsh
Derblin Paranormal Ryan Manns, Jocelyn Manns
Destiny’s Child Taylor Chukwu
Dick Allscock: Celebrity Chef Anthony Petito
Die Hard at Comicon Joel Buxton, Leonard Chan
Do Us Part Reed Arnold
Dollar Van Matt Baetz
Don’t Panic Samantha Manning
Double Dating Kevin Walsh
EELS james bray
Elephant in the room Thomas Morris
ELLA SPARKS, SMC. Paul Ashton
End of the Line Rani DeMuth
Excellent Ell Orion, Pepper West
Family Valuers Paula Dixon
Fear No Evil Mia Farmer
FEATURE CREATURES Sophie Hessekiel
Feckton Nation M.M. Kagan
Finding the Reins Lyric Fergusson
FIRST AND GWEN W.E. Richardson
First Bro Eliot Gerstel
Five Kingdoms Craig Koller
Five Years Later Arthur Veenema, Marta Reeder
Flaking Out Tessa Shaffer, Shane Shaffer
Flew It Adam Vaughn
Florida Man Decides To Kill Guy Who Started The @FloridaMan Twitter Account Eric Landau
For the Culture Phylicia Pearl Mpasi
Fountain Of Youth Justin Palmer, Kathryn Cord
Freddie Prinze Jr. Jake Duerden
Full Moon Over the Nudey Bar Daniel Bridges
GAIL’S CLASSIC VIDEO Harrison Pierce
Gay For Jesus Jason Laurits
GAYFELLAS Marc Edelstein
Get A Life Irina Prokhorenko
Get Happy Thomas Douglas Mann
Ghosted Timothy Edwards
GHOSTED, WITH LOVE Bob Canning
Glitter Box: Dicking Around at Dawn Jennifer Le Roux
GOLDEN SHOWERS: The Search for the Presidential Pee Tape Joe Ayella
Good Vibrations Nathalie Ahmadzadeh
Grandeur Shaun Perry, Jay Perry
Gransassin Vanessa Leigh, Aaron Bennett
Gulls Jeff Stern, Jay Farrell
GUNCLE WEEKEND Philip Hall, Erin Fredman
Half In / Half Out Eric Stroud, Rory Kulz
Hat Trick Janet Hyde
Heavy Metal Heat Sam Hergott
Hebrew School’d Jessica Jacobs
Hell On Earth Gary Blake
Here Come the Bastards Brian Otting
Heroin and Dandelions Callum Fordyce
Hot Girl Summer Michelle Askew
Hothouse Flower Heidi Hayward
How Heather Survived the Apocalypse Amanda Graham
How Soon Is Now Vincent Venturella, Jack Guimon
How To Be A Good Citizen Allison Kilkenny
How We Got Laid karolyn Carnie
I Hate LeBron James Alan Johnson
I LOVE MY DAD James Morosini
Illegal Dorothy Nguyen
Immigrants of Rainbow Heights Raza Mughal
Infancy Edits J. Steven Madura
Influenced Charlotte Lobdell
Inspector Bill — Thank You For The Murder James Hannan
Institutionalized Clarissa Carson
Jane Dough Peter Quinn
JIYAN Daniela Saioni, Mazdak Taebi
Just Happy to Be Here Brian Farrey-Latz
Just Potential Piyali Syam, Vick Krishna
Kansas, Anymore Heather Farlinger
Koreatown Noah Kim
Lab Rats Jessica Kim
Le Dame In Rosa Leonardo Foti, Martin Donovan
Leakers Andrew Ford, Matt Moskovciak
Les Go! Catherine Vouvray
Lucky Spanish Fools Joshua Bernard, Fernando Saballos
Mad & Frank Cody Mauro
Making A Move Jessica Hilscher
Making it Work Ian Wittels
Mama Jama Joggers Stef Piermattei
Mary and the Early M Shannon Ayers, Tia Ayers, Andrew Hallisey
Maternity Leave Marguerite Spellman
Mating Season Jon Aird
Max and Tony’s Epic One-Night Stand Thomas Kivney
Me&Jezebel Lucinda Spurling
Meet Cute Ariel Bond
Merry Little Marketers Kate Bryce
Middle Age: “Village Idiot” (Pilot) Myles Hewette
Milbert’s Tortoiseshell Erik Charbonneau
Mildred Wants to Die Anthony McMillan
Million Reasons Aurora George
Missed Connections Zachary Griffin
Missus Softee Cinder Chou
Modern Kicks Andrew Dawson Smith
Mom Jordan Champagne
Mysterious Ways Rodney Gibbons
Nice Briefs Navid Mehrjou
No Place Like Hutch Jake Farrago
O’Shea’s Taylor Fox
Off Camera Shalice Coutu
Olive’s Alter Ego Anna Verbuk
Option Amber Lane
Oregon Decorative Rock Grant Davis
Pablo Escobear and the Lost Girls of Neverland Christopher Hood
Peyton Rachel Chapman
Physical Dylan Murphy
Plumeria Megan Wilcox-Free
Polite Caitlynn Richard
Popped Sam Rosati
Pops Jane Miller
Pride and Prep School Alexandra Calamari
Producing People Andrea Metz
Prom Night Samantha MacAdam
Proudly Made in Buffalo Erick Pausz
Publish or Perish David Liban
Quest Friends Forever Chris Iredale
Real Bitches of Alabama Salina White
Regal Pete Tellouche
Remember Love Alexandra Calamari
Republic of Winneconne Lisa Franek
Revelation Jacob S. Wydra
Reversing Around Corners Lee Maddox
Rewinder Arun Narayanan
Road to Bernal Guillermo Lozano Martínez
Rock + Roll (Anthology) Moutaz Jad
Runner Adrian McNair
S-Watch Joe Haar
Sasquatch Down Casey Cooper Johnson
Seldon Seen Peter R Feuchtwanger
Series W Erin Conroy, Katie Novotny
Seville Paul A. Mendelson
Sexy Teen Squad: Undercover Monster Hunters Jon Bershad
She’s Electric Brandon Gale
Shelter County Micah Taylor
Show People Josie Andrews
Site 106 Callum Campbell, Benjamin Green
Smart Puck Ryan Anker
Space Captain Smith John Palfery-smith, Bruce Hanson
Space Girl Liar Tony Faria
Spacewiched Isaac Smith
Spotter Joshua Brine
Sprawled Out Connor Savage
Stalemates Daniel Van Nostrand
Stay Janine DeMaria
Steve Maryanne Melloan Woods
Storied Cloisters Sacha Waters
Straight Up Alexia Verbeke
Strange Events in Crimson Grove Dino Sardella
Stuck Inside Christopher Seehase
Stuck-Up Scumbags of the 8th Grade: Illustrated Luke Johnson
Suit Stuff Timothy Mason
Swan and Crow: The Tulum Machine Vera Neverkevich, Katherine Eyres
Synchronized Allie Jennings
Tamber Dawn Benjamin Lewis
Team Player Kris Crenwelge
The Administrators Damien Higginbotham
The Amazingly Spectacular Amelia Watson
The Andy Special Andy Kozel, Stephen Laddin
The Anklebiter Andy Jones
The Artificial Heart Henry Mason
The Bad Yogis Dan Zailskas
The Bat Boy Ryan Dingus
The Betrothal Jacob Menke
The Boswell Show Zane McWilliams
The Companion Christine Sneed, Michael Marcus
The Compound Heather Stiteler, Mikaela Shwer
THE COOLERS Steve Carey
The Day We Tried to Live Sergio Padilla
The Diamond Exchange Timothy Ammendola, Steven Wear
The End is Nearish Rosario Pellerito
The Flutist Justin Rubner
The Franchise James Grayford
The Freshmen Adam Karlson, Joe Hayes
THE GIRL, THE CAKE, AND THE COMEDIAN Wesley Bernick
The Golden Age Shaun McLaughlin, Tom Mason
The Happy Body Killer Jonathan Hurtado
The Healdsburg Home for the Terminally Sexy Pamela Weiss
The Heel Glen Brackenridge
The Heist is Right Anthony Giambusso, Nicholas Anthony
The Huntleys Julia Ireland
THE ICE QUEEN Rachel Feldman
The Incomer LOUIS PAXTON
The Juantabo Sisters pilot: Birthday Gift Candace Boulay
The Love Trials Theodore James
THE MATRIARCHY Philip Atlakson
The Mulligan Jerry Perez
The Murder Trust Jason Azziz
The Next Town Over Brian Pack
The One True Sport Philip Moynihan
The Optimist Club Julianne Hall
The People Pleaser Haley Melikian
The Pros and Cons of Dying James Roberts
The Race Barney Elliott, Conrado Falco Raez
The Rebound Christian Wolf, Chase Badgett
The Run-Away Matt Scruggs
The Shift Chloe Holmes
The Shrink Adi Blotman
The Spacer 6 Alexandria Sinclair, Sara Detrik
The Spirit Of The Game Tom Goodall
The Thingee Casimir Nozkowski
The Weasel Brianna Cohen
The Whole Shebang Asher O’Briant
The Wizard’s Unpaid Intern Lindsay Gilman
The World’s Largest Man Harrison Key, Mark Blanton
The Wreck of the DOPE AF Brandon Nelson
They Didn’t See HIM Coming Jolanta Kissoon Young
Travel Buddies Amanda Jaros
Trip Lee Matsumoto
TRYING Mike Heller
Under Act Nir Shelter
UNFINISHED Eric Giancola, Tricia Olds
UNITED WE FALL Linda Rogers
Unperfect Match Ervin Anderson
Unusual Education Dan Zailskas
US Inc. Joel Michalak
Victoria Sucks Daniel Lobrace
Volleyball! Or the Many Misadventures of the Pirates of Northgate Alex Carroll, Cameron Martinez
VoyHer Evan Pitt-Payne
Waking Up Dead Tom Massmann
Water Cooler Nation Nancy Safavi
Watersheds & Tinfoil Hats Ryan Anker
WE ARE GOLDEN Keri Lee
Weekend at Bernie’s III Craig Miller, Pete Johnson
Welcome to Jackson Noah Frank
What We Know Ashley Lenz
When Harry Took Hostages Gerald Lenton-Young
Where’s Kate Keith Macri
WHITE BOYS Shari Sharpe
Winter In My Heart Adam Gaulke
Your Driver Is Here M.P. Andretti


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