2022 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition Winners

by ScreenCraft on October 26, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the Winners of the 2022 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 800 submissions. Congratulations to all of our winners!

Grand Prize Winner

A FIRE INSIDE by Richard Martin - As a mysterious wave of spontaneous human combustion spreads across the world, a grieving widow in the godforsaken New Mexico desert must defend her homestead from radical zealots hellbent on burning her family alive.

TV Winner

COPYCAT by Cory Marciel - A wise-cracking con man with a tragic past must dodge the CIA and the Russian mob after he is accidentally injected with a secret formula that gives him the power to steal skills from anyone he touches.

Feature Winner

THE HORSE KILLERS by Josh Flanagan, Ben Hurst - In the dying days of the Pony Express, a family is besieged at their remote Wyoming outpost by a pack of feral, frontier marauders.

Add-on Prize Winner

FLYTRAP by Justin Ballheim - On a transatlantic flight, an off-duty flight attendant believes she receives a message from the future: she has to kill a passenger before the plane lands or in 10 years, millions of people will die.

We would also like to acknowledge the following projects as Honorable Mentions:

JOHN OF SHERWOOD by Tom Richard Santos

LAND OF THE FREE by Cody Beavers

We would like to thank again our incredible industry jury: Lorelle Lynch (Creative Executive, AGC), Eric Borja (Literary Manager, Alldayeveryday), Paris Herbert-Taylor (Creative Executive, Pride of Gypsies), Lowell Shapiro (Literary Manager, Black Box Management), Andrew Bergamo (Creative Executive, The Donners' Company), and Emma Puglia (Coordinator, Zero Gravity).

Congratulations again to these writers, and thank you to everyone who submitted projects. If you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

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