2023 ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition Finalists
Listed below are the Finalists of the 2023 ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 1,500 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far!
We're excited to share these scripts with our esteemed jury that includes Jason Goldberg (Director of Film - North America, Wattpad WEBTOON Studios), Eboni Munn (SXSW Film Festival / It Gets Better Programmer), Natalie Metzger (Producer, Vanishing Angle), Heidi Zwicker (Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival), Mithra Alavi (Former Short Film Winner & Staff Writer SINGLE DRUNK FEMALE), and John Bickerstaff (Former Short Film Winner & Staff Writer on WILLOW).
Stay tuned for the Winner announcement on May 17th 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:
|Bad Witness||Eduardo Petersen|
|Benny's Second Birthday||R.J. Glass|
|Cooking Lessons with Baba Yaga||Julia Diddy|
|Criminal||Lauren Maya Davis|
|Death Valley - "The Bluff"||Adam Scott Mazer|
|Desert Gifts||Kevin Lewis|
|Equal Opportunity||Rick-kendy Noziere, Francesco Nuzzi|
|First Kiss||Gary Rose|
|Leading Man||Whitney Houser|
|Niki Tomi Beto||Jon Ayon|
|Open Up||Tiina Chisola Lantz-Hirvonen|
|Pie and Pancakes||Liz Kovac|
|Put To Sleep||Eric Yang|
|The Flower Girl||Anne Carmack|
|The Monkey Bars||Matt Farquharson|
|The Rhyme of the Ancient Pensioner||Ryan McDaid|
|The Specimen||Ed Wiles|