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2021 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition Winners

by ScreenCraft on October 27, 2021

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2021 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition.

The Valley Isle by Aleksandr Biskis has been selected from nearly 1000 entries as the Grand Prize Winner. Paranormal Panhandle by Haley Manrique has been selected as the TV Pilot Winner and Tiger Sea by Suki Kaiser has been selected as the Feature Winner.

The Valley Isle, is a one-hour pilot where three friends must navigate Maui’s criminal underbelly while looking into one of their mother’s murder on the path to discover themselves and that paradise isn’t always as it seems.

Tiger Sea is a feature about a headstrong young woman who sets out to dive a forbidden island off the coast of Thailand but a terrifying ordeal puts her survival skills to the test.

Paranormal Panhandle is a TV pilot where an outcast cop and a badass redneck woman must team up to fight an ancient evil force that fuels the wackiest supernatural phenomena in rural Florida, all while trying to solve her own mother's mysterious death.

Honorable mentions in the 2021 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition include-

Minimum Comfortable Distance by Steven Snell

The Fall Girl by Tara Hall

SEAL Team '76 by Takeo Hori

Ronin by Natalie Ganey

In addition to the ScreenCraft team, this year's jury included managers and executives from Columbia Pictures, MGM Studios, Verve, Screenwriter Greg Russo, and TV writer & Playwright, Tatiana Suarez-Pico and Screenwriter, Steven De Souza

Congratulations to these winning writers and finalists, and thank you to our judges and to everyone who submitted projects; we read a number of remarkable submissions.

View the QuarterfinalistsSemifinalists, and Finalists here.  The winners will receive a cash prize and circulation of their materials to top literary managers and agents.

And if you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries in 2021, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

And be sure to check out more of ScreenCraft’s recent success stories here.


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