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2022 ScreenCraft Comedy Competition Quarterfinalists

by ScreenCraft on June 1, 2022

Listed below are the Quarterfinalists of the 2022 ScreenCraft Comedy Competition. These exceptional screenplays were selected from almost 2,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

Stay tuned for the Semifinalist announcement on June 29th 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 Quarterfinalists:

...And Questioning Owen Boardman
"Smallbury" Camilla Maxwell
(A)Sexual Awakening Henry Jarvis
1 SPY 2 MANY Bob Canning
1-800-BAD-GUYS Steven Fisher
17 Deep in The Buffalo Josh Breitfeller
1L's Marcus Perkins
21st Century (Digital Grrrl) Matt Perez
2nd Horse Steven Tobiasz
6 Miles to Baltimore Chris Barr
A London Odyssey Tom Dunham, Luis Hindman
A Million Miles Away (pilot episode titled "You Teach Now") Mark Fitzhenry
A PERSON OTHER THAN GRUNT Christopher Branch
A Ship for The Shucked Benjamin Pyne, Melissa Pyne
A SNOWBALL'S CHANCE D. A. STENARD
A Stellar Life Paul Fernandez
A Sunny Day to Die Martin Fleming
A Whole Production Pam Hugi, Jen Diamond
Absolutely MAD Jenni Brown
Accidental Hearts Sheree L. Ross
ACTION! simon yin
ADRIENNE IS ALWAYS SINGLE R. Shanea Williams
Aim For The Heart Evan Mathew Weinstein
All's Fair Isabella Healy
Alphabet City Josh Bromfield Davis
Always A Bridesmaid Cynthia Mersten
Amanda and Steven's 20 Year Reunion Gina Marie
America's Next Top Spies! (Pilot) Elizabeth Shew
American Fallout Harry Kakatsakis
APOCALIVIN' Lucas Clark, Ian Henry
Apocalypse, Schmacalypse Melissa Kong
ARCE Org Kelly McInerney
Archibald Capital David Drandorff
Arthur & Lancelot Victoria Zeutzius
Asha from Earth Sunny Karnan
Atlantis Attacks Hayden Black
B.Z.P.D. Brian Ernst
B*tchslap Victoria Stafford
Back Roots Delaina Waldron
Bad Romance Chad Wellinger
Baggage DAVID LAMBERTSON
Balls. Sam Bowden
Barry, The Dead. DAVID LAMBERTSON
Be Bold! Ruby Mainieri
Be Friendly Brendan Hennessy
Beaten Senseless Kai Martin
Best Life Ever Tina Gandhi, Sarah Weale
Beth vs. Bensonville Ryan Luong
Big Treble Justin Rubner
BIG TROUBLE FOR LITTLE SPENCER Tom Baljak
BILLY FEZ Michi Broman
Birthday Magic George Spicer
Bite Me Phoebe Lapine
Black Men Wanted John Lowe
Black Mormon Eric Stroud, Rory Kulz
Blackwyle Sam Callahan
Blue Boys Scott Wagner, Josh Righter
Blue Comedy Vincent Accettola
Bobby Socks Caleb Tellez
Bontrager & Gast David Schultz, Ellen Young
BOOM REAPER Jamaul Phillips
Boy State Ryan Myers
Breckenridge Pilot - "The Sunk Cost Fallacy" Ben Sparks, Alex Stein
Bric-à-brac Fabian Lapham
Bride Tribe Jenni Melear, Allison Minick
BRODUCERS Teri Fruichantie
Broken Legs J. Bailey Burcham
Broller Derby Matthew Cunha, Greg Vuono
Brooklyn - Country Wayne Nuessle
Brooklyn, Summer, 1994 Sean Kelly
Brothers In Law Steve O'Brien
BUCKET LIST BOY Daniel Davis
Bucky Johnson James Barnes, Garrett Vanderwielen
Butterfly High! Matt Stephens
Buttons Joshua Tate
By The Time I Got To Woodstock Jeffrey Massie
Camp Psychopathways Danny Galvin, Brad Pike
Cancelling Alabama Casey Horowitz
Caterpillar II Christopher Doyle
Celebrity Chef Anthony Petito, Joe Petito
Ch*nk in the Armor Andy Jiang
Chameleon Ariane Hahusseau
Chaos Becomes Us Rachel Rios
Charlie's Pub Keith Macri
CHEAP ASS ASIAN Roy Hsu
Cheer 1st Nancy Safavi
Chicago Elevated Oscar Delgado
Chicxulub - America's First Fake News Bryce Cunningham, Iazua Lool
Christmas Envy Ilan Saragosti
Christmas Slay (A Xylophone Story) Joshua Tate
Church Boy David Chang
Clean Coffee Benjamin Sasportas
Coconut Rina Varughese
COVER STORY Emily Treadway
Creative Differences Brian Perrault
Crips Brian Koukol
Crispy Dawson Roebig
Cuffing Season Jon Bershad
Cursed Fortune Mike Bianco
D.I.E. Megan Plank
Dad Bods Jaimie Engle
Dad Tokes Anthony Rea III
Daddy Issues Justin Viar
Dairy Queens Melanie LaForce
Danse, Danse, Danse Taylor Foreman-Niko
Dead Man's Man Cave Rachel DeRosa
Dead Presidents Antonio Arrendol
Dead! In the Dressing Room! Nathan Cowan
Dearly Beloved Max Pepose
Death Actually Ervin Anderson
Death Death Marissa Ruben
Debra Kimberly Manky
Deliverance 2 Ben Berkman
Deus Taylor Foreman-Niko
Devil Woman Chelsea Rivera
Dick 2.0 Henry Sarwer-Foner, Noel Baker
Dick And The Devil Mark Andrew
DILF Michael Berner
Dispatch Kyle Wassell
Dog Mayor Kelly Foreman
Dog Moms Derek Weissbein, April Moreau, Emily Hanley
Dog Spelled Backwards Sammy Leach
Don't Try This at Home Brandon Morganstein
Doomsday Hotel and Casino Michael Lucid
Double Delivery Jeremy Black
Doubles Glenn Mills
Down At The Val Neil Goodchild
Drama Queen Grandma Brian Kennington
Drive Away Zach Grossman, Sasha Grossman
Dying On Tuesday Bill Keenan
Easy Does It Paloma Lamb, Marla Julian
ELEMENTAL Aaron Michael Bailey
Elevator Pitch Chris Murray
Eric, Dressed as a Pigeon George Lanigan
Expect Delays Paul Vogel
EXPOSURE Michelle Aldridge
F**king Super Chloe Borenstein-Lawee
Fairy Effing Godmothers John Pitek
Falling While Walking Bonnie Afsary, John A. Griffin
Family Spies John Tan
Fat Jesus Kyle Leland
Felling In Love Kevin Ryan
Finding Alison's Playbook Andrew Judge
FMK David jacks
Fool Devon Kerr
Fool David Hoffman
For The Boys Michael Lackos
For The Culture Trevor Brown
Forever Love Sean Reidy
Fresno Ballet Stephen Sanow
FRIEND ZONE Omar Willis
Friendmance Olivia Haller
Game Changer AJ Mersereau
Gamers Ozz Borges
Gator World Tony Gomez
Gatora John Ross Thompson
Gay For Jesus Jason Laurits
Geeks James Barnes, Garrett Vanderwielen
Get Rich Quick Mike James
Getting Lucky Darren Zimmer
Ghorba Alya Osman
GHOSTED, WITH LOVE Bob Canning
GHOSTING Daniel Vignolo, Matthew Harrison
Girl Gone Wild Courtney Kocak
Give Me Liquor, or Give Me Death Wayne Wiggins, Bill Saporito
GLASS FROG Shannon Wells
Glory Glory Ethan Judelson
Go Darts Tim Corrao
Good Grief! Nadya Todorova
Good Humor Gianfranco Cuoco
Granny DJ Karen Matthews
Growth Casimir Nozkowski
Gurus Isaac Flattau
Gus Klowndaemon: Children's Entertainer Graham Johnson
Gym Rats Jeff Austin
Hack Need David Schroeder, Christopher Jackson
Hair of the Dog Caroline Mabey
HALF OF YOU WILL FAIL Edward Choi
Hamlet vs Goodzilla Gabby Gruen
HAUNTING WITH THE HUNTS JACOB KORELL
Head Shot Michael Hoff
Heaven Hoppers Marc Winter
Hell Hath No Furry Charles Rutter
Hello Sunshine Laura Harbin
Hiatus Daniel Valenti
High School Never Ends Danny Hogan
Higher Ground Pamela Ryckman
Hillbilly Bath Lauren Kleeman
Hitmen: "Bank Job" Justin Trumbull
Hobbies and Interests Steve Beauregard
Holly Jolly George Caine
Holy Hell Nora Alameddin
HONK! M. Emmanuel Zammit
Hopped Narineh Tahmasebian
HOSTEL WORK ENVIRONMENT Jenny Walton
Hot Stuff Marielle Brinda
How the Yellow Mellow Eljohn Macaranas
How to Destroy the World Don Donahue
How to Kill Yourself Like the Ultimate Badass* *and maybe fall in love along the way Kyle Little
How to Win at High School Mandie Vredegoor, Adam May
Human Resources R.L. Hooker
HUMBUG Chris Colpitts
Hunker Down Ken Klein, Irwin Hahn
Hyde Park Players Brian J Leitten
Hypnotic Sam Peter Jackson
I-CON-IC Daisy Hobbs
I've Got A Story... Jamaul Phillips
Immaculate Deception Amanda Gomez-Rivera
INFIDELITY Ken Larimer
Inherited Dan Davis
Instant Message Sarah K. Moss
Into the Swamp STAN EVANS
IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD Dillon VanOort, Kat Ahn-VanOort
Jake Sandberg Michael Tannenbaum, Andrew Nadeau
Jenkins and Watts: Paranormal Attorneys At Law Michael Brennan
JENNIFER'S LAST STAND Heather Kennedy
JINXED Brian Ellis
John Dodackery is Dead Nick Porisch
Judy's search for God Dave Wade
Katfished Meghan Hughes
Kersdale Motors Shaun Lowthian, Chris Gau
Kidnapping Mindy Kaling Randi Barnes
Kiki's Kingdom M.M. Kagan
KING ARTHUR AND ROBIN HOOD SAVE THE WORLD Sam Meravi
Kink Shame Sam Kench
Knead Mark Rosati
Knight Fight! James Mulcahy
Knighted Michael Nielsen, Kevin Robertson
Knockout Kyle Amann, Chris Binning
LA Made You... bill sindelar
Ladies' Man Praxis Fernandez
Ladylike Taylor Coriell
Last Of The Cowboys Brent Minderler
Leaving L.A. Jon Davis
Let's Talk About Feelings Andrew Gillies
Letters from Lapland Louise Chen
Life Lessons From A Wise Guy gina brulato
Life of Steve Charles Leisenring
Like A Girl Bea Warju
Lipstick on a Pig Andrea VanEerten
Looking for John and George Timothy Partridge
Looking for Love in the Rearview Mirror Christa Butler
Love or Money Sean Bocardo
Luella Brian Cunningham, Tony Blando
LUST Phil Claydon
Made for TV Pilot - Cat Circus Kate Rosin
Make Believe Brad LaCour
Make It Till You Fake It Sean Kantrowitz
MARIA, PI Debra Treviño
Mark of the Beast Alex Fountain
Marry Me, Maybe? Carlton Welch
Materni-tease Christopher Backs
Maternity Leave Angel Orona-Rodriguez
Matriarch Faith D'Amato
Max! Scott Boxenbaum
Maybelline Leanne Porter
Me n' Mona Jonathan Grupper
Members Only Graham Nelson
MERRILY ALL THE WAY - An Unconventional Christmas Rom-Com Bradford Richardson
Merry Karishmas Jasmine Aziz, Dan McNeil
Mid Century Modern James Booth
Middlehood Alison McGrath
Midnight Cinema Jon Davis
MIMI & ME Stacey Lender
Misinterpreted Tristan Young Mercado
Modern Mythology Cooper Agar
Mommy Issues Johanna Ramm
Monster Cops Matt Harry
Monty of Bleecker Street David Bluvband
MOONSHINE CHAPEL Amanda Blush
Mouse and Geezy Carly Ballerini
Mr. Shaky-Choky Danny Galvin, Brad Pike
Murder Marina Zeyne Guzeldereli
Mutt Zachary Eglinton
My Ex's Guardian Angel Alexia Verbeke
My Fair Dude Dianna Ippolito
My Imaginary Girlfriend Jonathan Skurnik, David Muchnik
My Nigga Camille Cruz
Mythwood Elizabeth Blackmer
n00bs Alexandra Comeaux, Zari Panosian
NANNIES Simone Norman
Nefarious Characters Luke Wronski
New Beginnings Barbara Wilkinson-Sykes, Nick Hughes
Nightmare at Camp Bloodbath Dylan Arnow
No Place Like Hutch Jake Farrago
No Such Thing - Pilot Chad Oliver
NOT DEAD YET Chaz Harris
Not Flexible Kathryn Gongaware
NOT SAFE FOR WORK Colin O'Brien
Nudie Mag Kevin Dembinsky
Obitch Shalane Miller
Off Color Tapan Sharma
Off The Rails Alex Lane, Diana Zollicoffer
Office Politiks Louie Pradt, Kevin Gutteron
Oklahomo Ethan Cvitanic
Old MacDonald County Tom Zupicich, Gabe Moore
Old Patrol Kevin Jordan
Olympic Village Bobby Adelson, John Austin
One Hit Wonderland Jack Caswell
Otherworld, NJ Matthew McLachlan
OUR HERO colin O'Brien
Outgrossed Bremer Davis
Outside the Garden Benjamin Lewis
P's in a Pod Alex Pires
Passed Over Fabien Hameline
PENELOPE'S WAR!! Nancy "Sunny" Ellis, Marc L. Ellis
Penny Lisa Atenasio
Phoebe Saves the Day! "Phoebix, Arizona" (Pilot) Mike O'Neill
Pigeoni's Pizza Michael Tannenbaum, Louie Aronowitz
Pilot Season Robert August Lowe
Pineapples in the Winter Kelly Buchanan
Playing Shakespeare Shanee Edwards
Plume Raiders Jeff Zampino
Polarized Jeff Zampino
Poppycock Julian Martin
Possessive Ervin Anderson
Potparti zebidiah millett, bill day
Preacher Boy Jacob Nyenhuis, Ender Waters
PREFERABLY SHORT Scott Hunt
Pride and Prudence Fran Ervin
Private Enterprise Chris Triggiani
Psychobabble Melissa Riordan
Publicity Wayne Wiggins
Punk Bitch Taylor Berger
Purim Shpielers Tallulah Bark-Huss
R.A. Andreas Aristides
R.I.P. INC. Harim Sanchez
Rashley Jared Callahan
Reaper, Inc. Kristen Angonese
Redeeming Fat Bastard Chris Gilman
Remembering The David Shirley Amitrano
Reverse Course Gregory Cohen
Richard Withers Has a Problem David A. Gregory
Rise & Grind Levi McCachen
Rival Hearts Jon Ramsten
Rottenburgerfield Myles Hewette
Rough Love Mark Wasserman
Safe Words Molly Brady
SAVE THE CHILDREN! Tom Mandel
Scapegoat! Nan Schmid
Scary Ton Eijkemans
Scout's Honor Helene Griffin
Sea Legs Gina Mingione
Seasons Matt Stephens
Senior High Michael Schwartz
Sentimental Value Frederic Chast
Seymour Singer Talks! Rebecca Mooney
She's A Bitch John Lowe
She's Back! Chaya Doswell
Should It Be This Hard? Nina Winther
Show Me David Schroeder, Christopher Jackson
Side Quest Michael Tannenbaum, Louie Aronowitz
Silver Spoon Lucy Porter
Simply Nuts Carlton Welch
SINGLE BULLET THEORY Mike Bencivenga
Six Thousand Doughnuts Thomas Tosi
Skeg and the Time Warp Barrel Eric Sheffield
Slash! Brad Lewandowski
SLICKED Antoine Lanoe
Small Minds Clint Connors
Son of El Tigre Stacy Ochoa-Luna
Southern Girl Delights Fred Thomas Jr.
Splain Life Media: Pilot "Let's Not Get Canceled" Erik Sawyer
Spring Break!: Las Vegas Michael Kearney
SPY OFF Odin Ozdil
Squire Colin MacLeod
Standby Patrick Tierney
Star 69 Michael Jacobs
Start Me Up Ella Gonzales
Stay Up: A Hollywood Odyssey Tex Gresham
Steve Guttenberg: Frenchman Joe Frankel, Bill Gienapp
STIFF Marion Pilowsky
Stop Calling Me Karen! Karan Batta
Stop! In the Name of Love! Lawrence Davidson
Stuck-Up Scumbags of West Middle: Illustrated Luke Johnson
Sunnier Days Adrian McNair
Superzeroes Colin Francis Costello
Sweet Merci Gianmarco M. Giacomelli
Swing Deep Gianfranco Cuoco
SWIRL Jamaul Phillips
TAKE ME BACK TONY GREEN
Take Me Home Adam Smyth
TAPPED Sarah Martellaro
The Acluckalypse, or Zombie Chickens Richard Moon
The Announcer Jacob Chattman
The Auditors Carlos Gabriel Ruiz
THE BACKUP PLAN Jake Hulse
The Big Eighties Betty Ouyang
The Body of Chris ERIN BROWN THOMAS
The Book of Jeb Gilda Hauser Porcari
The Boys' Club John Madormo
The Break up Brigade Avery Koenig
THE BUSINESS OF LOVE Karen Pluemer
The Collaborator Brandon Gardner
The College A Cappella Sad Boy Confidence Show Colin Petersdorf
The Dangerous Derangements of Doc Halloween Nick Hurwitch
The Documents! Johnny Cruz
The Duna Hotel Ryan Berry
The Ex-List Josh Solomon
The First Michael Michael Buonocore
The Future Scott Wagner
The Garage Fred Kamping
The Good Beyond Jason Rogerson
The Green Light Frank Japes
THE HAPPINESS ANGEL David M Hinds
The Heartland Justin Viar
The Hobo (Pilot) Michael White
THE HOLIDAY HUNT Sean Wathen
The Horde Armando del Castillo
The List John Druska
The Little Mariachis Robert Morales, Miles Enriquez-Morales
The Lost 90's Asian Family Sitcom Kat Ahn, Dillon VanOort
The Lusiads Elisa Scubla
The Magic Season Nicholas Sennott
The Magic Wand Jake Backwell
The Making of Backwards Faces Chris Aresco
The Man Who Knew Poe. Steve McGrath
The Mangos In Harlem Stephen Taylor
The Model Lisa Kevin Mounce
THE MOTH EFFECT Eric Landau
The Motherboard Karen Bergreen
The Murder (or Possible Political Assassination) of Santa Claus Kory Orban
THE NEVERLAND Ethan Furman
The One Worth Trying For Ariel Schmiedhauser
The Park bill sindelar
The Priest Who Ruined Christmas John Broadhead
The Sign You Have Been Waiting For Debby Huvaere
The Slashelorette Anthony Zonfrelli
The Thing About Love Joe Eatherton, Nicole Wachter
The Thrower Graham Rich, Frank Bourne
The Trib (Pilot) Dan Glaun
The Untimely Death of Robert Sullman Ben Jenkins , Aaron Klass
The Very Last Ponderosa Zebidiah Millett
The Wilder Family Chris Binning
THEM DANGERS Jason Hazzard
They Got You Marlon St.John Green
Those Who Teach Kali Veach
Three Husbands, Please! Mack Ogden
Three Spirited Rousha Browning
Til Dale Do Us Part Ashley Barrett
Time And Space Steven Prowse
Tink Theresa Cardiello
Titters Erica Rose, Ali Clayton
To Kill A Pope Gianmarco Giacomelli
TOBACCO MAN Mark Marinovich
Tony the Wonder Llama: Half Man, Half Pee Hunter M. Altman
Topanga miranda train
TransAmerica Chris Logan
Trip Lee Matsumoto
Try Again Grant Hermanns
TUD Cole Fremed
Twenty Five Years - Later Monica Schimmer
Twenty5 Shalice Coutu
Two Anxious Bisexuals Marie Incontrera, Dianne Gebauer, Megan Zebrowski
Two Steps Back Rory Torres
U Gotta Urn It! Amanda Pastunink
Undercover High Nick Pearl, Ethan Slater
Undercover Influencer Alexandra Viola
Uneducated Octavia Clahar
UniCorps Thomas Bell
Unitarians Shannon Kelley
Upward Dog May Wilkerson
USA Jesus in Space High School Cody Peterson
Useless Bay Nathaniel Moher
Vacationland Natalie Rand
VAGABONDS Sylvia Mulholland
Verité Billy Hanson
Wasted Alec Gibbons
We Came as Gods Nico Burasco
Welcome To Thystle Mike Carreon
What Christmas? Beth Falkenstein
When Horror Met Sally... Ervin Anderson
WhenWolf Jeremy Pick
Where There's A Will Dhaya Lakshminarayanan
White Zinfandel Robyn Paris, Shanee Edwards
Who's The Beef? Sean Pitre
Widows & Widowers Paul Rosengren
WILL B. FREE bill SINDELAR, Brad Gottfred
Write Hand Man Alexandra Johnston
Y2KIDS Cole Thompson, Hogan Hiatt
Yes and Murder Laura Merli
Yesterday's News Chris Rose, Neil Garguilo
You Already Know Nicholas Pulos
You'll Never Let Me Leave, I Wear This On My Sleeve Sam Mazany
You/Me & Mom Karen Lukesh
Young Grandma Annie MacKinnon
YoungBloods Stacey Russell
Your Dad's Girlfriend Rachel Napoleon
YOUR UNCLE BUSTER Brandon Feldman
Youth and Asa Jordan Schiff
Zaydee's Borscht Belt Simone Wymbs-Stevens
Zombie Cop Joel Karlinsky, Genine Tillotson
Zombie Law Donovan Montierth
ZOO-MANS! Jeremy Wadzinski
ZOOM GROOM James Sarantinos

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