2021 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition Finalists

by ScreenCraft on February 17, 2021

Listed below are the Finalists of the 2021 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition. These exceptional short stories were selected from almost 1,500 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

Stay tuned for the Winner announcement on March 24th here and on our Twitter and Facebook pages! And if you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the Finalists:

'Foxtrot in Fulham' Janet H Swinney
1992 DC Diamondopolous
A Girl Named Polly Kitty Trock
A Lullaby for Night Jason Tostevin
A Seat at The Window Herb Jordan
A Village in New Hampshire Patrick McCusker
A Well Known Gun Mike Kearby
Anomaly Jennifer Milne
Ants In My Blood Kevin Berg
City Girl Sian Williams
First Kill Timothy OLeary
Friday Afternoon T.D. Johnston
Ghillie's Mum Lynda Clark
Guatemala Triptych Bill Pieper
I am Bhavani Bindhu Prasad
It Was Their Shore Alexander Mosier
Ivory Miniature Robert C. Frink
Jim Morrison Lives! Randall Sylvan
Knife Girl Francelia Belton
Little Girl In The Golden Tower Josh Taylor
Memento Mori: Paris 1971 Melissa Mitchell
Neither Here Nor There Joban Gill
North of Delirium Lynne Sherbondy
Old Man Baseball Mike Murphey
Poseidon's Eyes: Spirits in Summerland Kary English
Present Taylor Foreman-Niko
Recusant Hamish Ungless
Robot vs Dad Mario Dhingsa
Shall We Dance? Rick Niece
Shell Barrington Smith-Seetachitt
Simulacrums Lee Matthew Goldberg
Smoke Bill Mesce, Jr.
Sweet Dreams Are . . M. R. Abbink-Gallagher
Sweet Souls Charles Blackburn
The Boarder Paul Toth
The Caregiver Jim Gourley
The Case of the Bloody Nine of Diamonds Thomas Perrin
The Confinement Tia Lindstrom
The Donor Banning Lary
The Duck Days of Summer Danny Agan
The Old and Rare Books of Elijah King James Chesky
The Passions of Voshmgir Farahani Kuros Charney
The Quickening Jennifer Hanno
The Road to Angeland Kay Olsen
The Stars That Sing Chris Tullbane
The Voice Speaks Back JH Canedy
Vicarious Philip Harris
Vicarious Daniel Cooper
Westward Dreaming Je'Lesia Jones
What Covers the House is a Roof Matthew Haynes

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