2022 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition Finalists

by ScreenCraft on March 16, 2022

Listed below are the Finalists of the 2022 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 800 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

We're excited to share these projects with our incredible jury that includes: Mikki Daughtry & Tobias Iaconis (Authors & Screenwriters), Dara Hyde (Senior Agent at the Hill Nadell Literary Agency), and Emily Stokes (Editor at The Paris Review).

Stay tuned for the Winner announcement on April 20th 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:

A Rather Lovely Thing Casey Mensing
Baby Arjun Monika Gupta
Claim Fiona Ennis
Dried Figs or Dates Siawosh K. Eskandari
Just the Thing for a Day Like This Cyn Nooney
Looking for Rain Matt Wills
My Daughters Boyfriends Penny Jackson
Tender, Like My Heart Jim Roberts
The Discount Countess Flora Doone
The Future is one mile from my house Alberto Alarico Vignati
The Great Gimmelmans Lee Matthew Goldberg
The Jackshit Bastards Jim Roberts
The Purification Timothy OLeary
Time to Flagstaff Leanne Phillips
What Happened at Lincoln House Farm, a Scrap Story     Susan Howard
When the North Wind Blows Kary English

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