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Spring 2021 ScreenCraft Film Fund Quarterfinalists

by ScreenCraft on January 6, 2021

Listed below are the Quarterfinalists of the Spring 2021 ScreenCraft Film Fund. These exceptional films were selected from almost 1,300 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

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Here are the Quarterfinalists:

"Smallbury" - Television Pilot and Episode One. Camilla Maxwell
“First Girls In Space”  Saikal Djumalieva & Sultankazy Pirzhan uulu
2020 Vision Amanda Stuermer
29 Miles To Epsom Kenneth Kemp
4 A.M  Ryan Maples
A 40 For The G.O.A.T. Emil Gallardo & Derek Ho
A Break In Belonging Shirley V. Williams
A Kinder Sea Addie Johnson Talbott, Alessandra Mesa & Daniel Talbott
A Lullaby to Seth Fady Atallah
A Moment With My Son Joseph Givens
A Stranger's Grief Taylor Johnson
A Thousand Times A Day Chantelle James
According to Adelaide John Reddy
Across The Hudson Alia Ashkenazi
Adam The First Irving Franco
Alternate Verses Tara Hall
American Guilt Daniel Vaz & Candida Ribeiro
Americanitis Ashley Gwen Patrick
Any Given Night Ann Nelson
Assigned Female at Birth Lyralen Kaye
Assimilated Christopher Guerrero
Athenia's Last Voyage Thomas Sanger
Avenging Justice  Ian Bensman
Back to the World Rebecca Shapiro & Shawn DePasquale
Bad Memory Anastasia Kousakis
Before the Law Aaron Dantley
Bendigo St Jasmine Barzani & Stevie Wappett
Besharam Luveza Mubashar
Best Texas Land - Pilot: Sweet Dreams Aleks Lyons & Danielle Durini Alongi
Between Rooms Asher Jelinsky
Birthday Girl Eddy Robinson
Birthmark Aditya Vikram Sengupta
Black & Gold Khadija Diakite
Black Mold Carlos Guerrero 
Blackface Justin Floyd
Blind Love Tsu Shan Chambers
Blind Spot Gabriella Hart
Blue Laces Britt Banks
Bodies Kaitlyn DeShon
Bon-Bon Ernesto Sandoval
Borders Frank Velasquez
Breaking Boundaries Dina Burlis
Breathing Underwater: America's Invisible Women Kristin Fairweather
Brokenhearted Magic Nerris Nassiri
Brother, Man Hedyeh Bozorgzadeh
Brownies Aisha Ford
Brutal Season Gavin Fields
Bucky Johnson James Barnes & Garrett Vanderwielen
Caged Birds Fredrick Leach
Can't Out Slick a Can of Oil Connor Vickers
Candidato 34 Katie Lafferty
Candor Justine Browning
Chance Day Jill Murphy Long
Charlatan Colin Bowles
CJ & Choobie Tito Arenal
Cold Blooded Stephanie Oplinger
COLORS Robert Prein
Come Back Helen O Reilly
Companion John Darbonne
Conduit Sean Cammack
Confection Christa Boarini
Consent Frank J Avella
Crescent Edward Worthy
Crickets D Harding
Cut Me If You Can Sylvain Loubet dit Gajol, Nicolas Polixene, Jean-Jérome Loubet dit Gajol, Djaka Souaré & Alana de Freitas
Dark Rooms Celeste Chaney
Deadeye Julia Stovell
Dear Black Son McKinley Bundick
Dear Life, You Suck! Unnamed
Death by Water Pistol Grant Taylor
Death Metal Michael Kuciak
Deb & Joan Isaac Rathbone
Deep Blue Sky Emre Okten
Delta Jing Ai Ng
Dental Doggies Shelby Elwood
Depth App Alessandra Lacorazza & Justine LaViolette
Dimensions "The Reveal" Robert J. Harden Jr.
Distorted Robbie Vaughn
Downstaged Ana-Julia Cavana & Blake Brown
Edgar Allan Poe's Tell-Tale Heart Thad Ciechanowski
Essence of Love Joyce Lee
Eternal Ricardo Benni
Everybody Goes To the Hospital Tiffany Kimmel
Everyone Wants To Kill Me!  Jessie Barnett
Exiled in Ireland Antoinette Scherer & Joe Rooney
Exquisite Wasteland David Vassar
Extraordinary Circumstances Suzanne Egan
Eyes On Me Ryan Cowan
Fandom Shadi Qutob
Filter Lara Ameen
Financial Indentured Servitude: You Are a Slave and You Don't Even Know It  MąŘ Q Edwards
Fishmonger Neil Ferron & Alexandra Dennis-Renner
Flash Before the Bang Jevon Whetter
Flowerchild Hilton R. Hart
Flying Lessons Elizabeth Nichols
Foreign America Nahreen Tarzi
Foxes Gregory Fishwick
Framed Amer Halasa
Frank, Frank, Frank & Mildred Gianfranco Fernández-Ruiz & Zach Johnson
From Rio With Love Narineh Tahmasebian & Juliana Selem
From Sea To Rising Sea  Sigin Ojulu & Mary John Frank
Funny Farm Bill Bymel
George Dorian Cambi
Gimu (Obligation) James Cotton
Glaciers Frank Berry & Matthew Bates
Glue trap Justin Geldzahler
Gooroo Gooroo Love  Herman Sherman
Growing Up Compton: The Dons Bobby Jones
h.g.o.p. Anna Greenfield
Halima, Halima Elma Begovic
Hangtown David Aguilar
Hey Guys Mallory Sparks
Holo Alexander Maxwell & Ash Brandon
How To Find A Movie Star In 9 Months Naomi Odes Aytur
How to Ruin the Holidays Kevin Gillese
Howland Manor Peter Brown & Isis Wright
Huberta Julia Jansch
I'll Be Around Robert Levy
I'm Having an Affair With My Wife! Jen Finelli
Impulses Rachel Frain
In The Forest of Nisene Marks  Rosemary Griggs
In This Briefcase Sean Kenealy
In Tow Sharon Arteaga
Island Circus Tori Larsen
Jefferson Avenue Hannah Whisenant
Joanne Eric Goldberg
Joe Was Here Ryan Morris
Jordan Just Needs to Relax Neil Davis
Judy's Dead Joanne De Simone
Karl Tom Mishra & Ale Mesa
Kundilo Palenge Felipe Holguin
Lacuna Kyle Credo
Lady Killer Ali MacLean
Land of Gold Nardeep Khurmi
Late Bloomers Paige Morrow Kimball
Leo Noir Aishah Roberts
Lex LaRose Washington
Lie Down Erica Rose
Life beyond the net Grant Fitch
Life of Groupies Joanne Rose
Lilac Gulch Christopher Swann
Limited Engagement Roderick Kashani
Lioness Nicole Pouchet
Little Maude Tony Prescott
Little Ox Raf Wathion & Patrick Vandebroeck
Living Room Stars Mischa Ipp
Lonely Hunters Gabriel Rosenstein
Losing Us Stephan Drury
Lost In A Summer Night Jonathon Smith
Lost Joy Jordan Laemmlen & Winter Bassett
Love Hurts Christopher Pappas
Luz Oscura ( Dark Light ) Maria Diane Ventura
Magical Mise en Place Lauren Steffen
MAGPIE Darren Markey
Making Space Lilly Camp
Maybe I'll Be Brave Sam Gill
Meat Cute Shannon Marinko
Mercury Afrograde Blanche Akonchong
Mildly Different Anna Czarska
Missing Persons Patrick Wofford
Mohnika Ishq Pradhan
Mother Maia Scalia
Moving Into Sunlight Eva Flodstrom & Sabrina Tom
Mr Brown and Mr Blue are Dead Christopher Morrison
Mutt Vuk Lungulov-Klotz
My Divorce Party Heidi Weitzer
Nafsi Reuben Odanga 
Nastasya  Dina Burlis
Naualli Adrian Gonzalez de la pena
Necessary Evil Kareem Hayes
Neon Lights Michael Benzaia
No Language Nick Citton
No Room at the Jim Crow Inn Christina Cottles
Non Essential Ashley Singleton
Of The West Ryan Loftus
On the Wings of Sorrow Ana de Lara
One Hour Till Tomorrow  Nicole Vanden Broeck, Peier "Tracy" Shen
one like him Tareq Baconi & Caitlin McLeod
Otis N' the Dough Boyz Alexander Etseyatse
Our dad, Danielle Sarah King
Out of My Comfort Zone Ivy Vale & Rick Reil
Past the Sunset - Part I and II Treatment Lesetja Mohlabane
Pastime Leona Worcester & Amanda Read
Patriot, Baby! Aimée Kwan
Peanut Butter James Rohan
Pearl's Place Pilot: Naomi's Happy Song Brenan Vassar
People of Merrit Adam Pottle
Percentage Parent: The Story of A Legal Stranger Nicole Christian
Pickup Alexander Leiss
Pink Lava Sharon Powers
Plague Season Gabriela Calvache
Plain Jane Susie Singer Carter
Plums Taste Different Here Sarah Reader Harris
Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché Matthew Silverman
Ponyboi River Gallo
Preacher Girls Lyndol Michael
Private Lives Cate Holahan
PTSD911 Conrad Weaver
Pulling Seedlings Eris Q
Pumpkinhole Juan Pablo Arias Munoz
Puppet Me Julie Cavaliere
Refraction Yassin Yassin & Brendan Hallam
Results in Ten Days Sarah Smick
ReView Jonathan Zarantonello
River Spirit Hayley Stuart
Roadkill Sarah Halle Corey & Sofie Somoroff
Room Rodeo Lola Mosanya
Saca Tu Lengua (Stick Out Your Tongue) Melina Valdez
Sacrifice: The man who built a cathedral Denis Dobrovoda & Matthew Bremner
Sailing to Byzantium Chase Faragher
Salt Sisters Heidi Burkey
Santastein Manuel Camilion & Benjamin Edelman
Saxyfrage Ana Alejos Pérez & David Luis Pérez Magan
Scene 81 Josh Zammit, Samuel Loveridge & Felicity Pickering
Screaming on the Inside Jenna Kelly
Searching for God(Dess) Antarctica Bessy Adut
See You At Sunset Inc. Souha Usman
Seeing Diane Arbus Lindsay Zibach
Shackled 

Shadowboxes 

Luke Spears

Clay Von Carlowitz

Shot by an Angel  D.R. Bellard
Sin Fronteras (Without Borders) Daniel Uribe
Sinjar Anna Bofarull
Siren Jack Maraghy
Sky City Haya  Adad Warda
Small Victories Jack Tracy
Soiled Dove Leslie Ann Coles
Somewhere Not Yet Seen Connie Rankin
Sophomore Connor Jones 
Speechless Molly Gerth
Still Life Austin Wood
Still River, Silent Jungle Hayley Stuart
Stranding Benjamin Kadie
Strike of Artemis Brandon Haynes
Strong Women Corinne Innes & Alexandra Gaulupeau
Succubus R J Daniel Hanna
Sunflower Nicky Clifton Adams
Symptoms of a Small Town Matt Sadowski
Tabitha Drowning Anu Sukhdial
Talk Black - Short Destiny Macon
Telepathine  Wes Trexler
The Ambulance Maytham Jbara
The American Virus Susie Talbot
The Barrel Field Dan Ast
The Beasts & The Children Rachel Feldman
The Big Time Zerelda Rodriguez & Mikey Rodriguez
The Container Matt Boda
The Cringe Cycle Barry Hite
The Dead of Winter Stephen Graves
The Draft Kim Taylor
The Dream Season Amy Fox
The Fire Cats Katharine Parsons
The Funhouse - Ep. 1 "The Threesome" David Tappan & Kelly Tappan
The Gates John Burr
THE GATEWAY Christopher Goodman
The Golem Sierra Nutkevitch
The Hunters Karl Shefelman
The Legacy of Cloudy Falls Nick Butler
The Legend Of... - A Short Film Henry Kelly
The Lesson Kimberly Kalaja
The Lost Dog (WT) Henry Kinder
The Lost Gods of Memphis Jon-Carlos Evans
The Moor Daphne Di Cinto
The Note Dale Janda
The Old Flower Pot Vera Neverkevich
The Other Side of Solitary Scott Carelli, Nick Jimenez
The Outlaw Ocean Animated Rap Short Ian Urbina
The Pale Riders Joshua Nadler
The Passion Protocol Liam Hooper, Matilda Wild, Carol Van Hemelrijck & Vicky Wheeler
The Psychedelic Therapist Ian Stout
The Rez Wolves Christina Ninham, Burcu Gürkan & Hardy Griffin
The Robosexual Alden Peters
The Rose Garden Nidheya Suresh
The Ruin of Eden Jessica Romagnoli & Patrick Ireland
The Shadow of Cairo Tara Shehata
The Shakespeare Plays  Martin Keady
The Silent King Orhan Sumen
The Thanksgivening Michael Dritto
The Untall Tale Teller Ara Agnerian
The Village That Once Was Tyrrell Shaffner
There Is No Line Sharon Boeckle
Tiger Sea suki kaiser
Tiny Little Planets or Annie & Iz Rachel Varley
Trace the Line Alex Miranda
Transport XX David Keith-Miller, Mark De Geest & Martin Dewitte
Twinkle Toes Patrick Campbell
Twisted Heaven Emi Electra
Undercard Anchitta Noowong
Unheard Voices: Mothers Quest for Freedom Tosha Mills
Untitled Israel/Palestine Documentary Joy Sela
Untitled Jacquelyn Frohlich Feature Lane Cheek
Untitled Julio Short Documentary Jenna Kelly
Upbringing Mike Gerbino
Violin Elvira Ibragimova
Waiting for the Sun Mia + Christopher Eadicicco
Water Music Selene Castrovilla
We are inside Farah Kassem
We're Still Cookin' Brian O'Connor
Welcome to Toxic Tallevast LeRhonda Manigault-Bryant
What We Know Juliana Roth
Whatever Happened to Olivia Boone? Tyler Boyco
When the sun goes down Steffen Cornelius Tralles & Aurel Bantzer
Who's Complaining ? Roland Chauville
Wide Awake Christine Turner
Wilder Jessie Holder Tourtellotte & Dan Gallun
With Her Own Hands Kathryn McCarthy
With or Without You Kelly Schilling
Wodwo Roland Walters
Women on the Outside Kiara C. Jones
Xue and the Seed of the Sun Gustavo Velasquez
You’re Smarter Than You Look: A Documentary Cheryl Ingram
Youngstown Proud Tammy Leitner
Zombies Matthew Hopper
이중주 (DUET) Kelly Li

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