2023 ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition Semifinalists

by ScreenCraft on March 29, 2023

Listed below are the Semifinalists 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 and thanks to all for submitting!

Stay tuned for the Finalist announcement on April 26th 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 Semifinalists:

'79 Kacy Boccumini
'97 Sarah Ward
"The Camera" Steven Sasaki
#peopleyoumayknow Christian Wisecarver
Baby Joseph Becker
Bad Witness Eduardo Petersen
Before The Winter Flora Jiang
Benny's Second Birthday R.J. Glass
Blurred Edges Russell Knight
Call of the Void (Short) Edward Nenedzhyan
CARROTS Jake Redmond
Cluster Kevin Dembinsky
Control Erick Salazar
Cooking Lessons with Baba Yaga Julia Diddy
Criminal Lauren Maya Davis
Death Valley - "The Bluff" Adam Scott Mazer
Desert Gifts Kevin Lewis
Deserted Paris Herbert-Taylor
Equal Opportunity Rick-kendy Noziere, Francesco Nuzzi
Feral Matthew Phenix
First Kiss Gary Rose
Flour Girl Jada Bethea
Fomosexuals Gabriel Notarangelo
Glitter in the Air Aja Payton
Go Ah (Orphan) Joy (MiYu) Cha
Gravel Eliesha Steel
Gusto! Jacob Watson
Halloween Kisses Veronica Cooper
Ham Jenna Ebersberger
Heartbreak Hotel Annabel Zammit
HERO MOM Abra Moore
I'm Not Here DeDe Drake
Kitty Holden Weihs
Last Ship East Eris Qian
Leading Man Whitney Houser
Lesbophilia Tennessee Martin
Lost & Found Again Dion Moosa
Mira's Big Plan Kevin Tavolaro
Mom Leslie Hoppenrath
My World's On Fire, How About Yours? Samantha Shane
Niki Tomi Beto Jon Ayon Alonso
Occupational Hazards Laura Medeiros
Open Up Tiina Chisola Lantz-Hirvonen
Other People Kat Svaldi
Over There Andrew Phillips
Pie and Pancakes Liz Kovac
Please and Thank You Hal Kirkland
Put To Sleep Eric Yang
Quarter-Life-Crisis Andrew Kauffman
r.e.g.g.i.N A. D. Smith
Screaming Nick Ray McCann
Set Me Free Emily Li
Speed Humps Kimberley Pember
Spilled Flowers Nancy Castro
Sunhat Naomi Christie
superстарик Andrew McGowan
The Communion of Isaac Frankenstein Lucas Hardwick
The Flower Girl Anne Carmack
The Ghostodians Leila Murton Poole
The Monkey Bars Matt Farquharson
The Rhyme of the Ancient Pensioner Ryan McDaid
The Soul Train Abubakar Alawy
The Specimen Ed Wiles
The Super Man Christopher Romano
The Worth of Things Jane Ballentyne
Though I Do Not Know This Raven, We Seem to Share a Familiar Pain.      Evan Siegal
Together Simamkele Dlamba
Tryst Claire Epstein
Wanted Pete Michaels
What I Want Bennett Weinschenk

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