2023 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition Finalists

by ScreenCraft on March 15, 2023

Listed below are the Finalists of the 2023 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 1,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far!

We're excited to share these projects with our incredible jury that includes: Drew Brennann (Creative Executive, Aggregate Films), Carly Watters (SVP and Senior Literary Agent, P.S. Literary), Emily Forney (Literary Agent, BookEnds Literary), Nelson Cole (Jr. Literary Manager, Bellevue Productions), Kimberley Cameron (President, Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agency), Elizabeth Kracht (Literary Agent, Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agency), and John Beach (Literary Manager and Founder, Gravity Squared Entertainment).

Stay tuned for the Winner announcement on April 19th on our blog and on our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram 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:

All the Idle Weeds That Grow Brian Koukol
Exile Music Jennifer F Steil
Gravity is Green David Zaccaria
Gray Song Sean Johnson
Miss del Río: A Novel of Dolores del Río, the first major Latina star in Hollywood      Barbara Mujica
Mud Pie Roger Greene
must have GSOH Paul A. Mendelson
The Algorithm Will See You Now JL Lycette
The Darkness Robbi Bryant
The Fall of Bellwether Chad Broughman
The Hollowing of Lady Abigail Hector Neil Flinchbaugh
The Price of Silence Ulla Hakanson
Zero School: Maddy's Secret History Jamie Ruddy
ZIGZAG GIRL Ruth Knafo Setton

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