Announcing the 2019 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest Finalists

by ScreenCraft on July 23, 2019

Listed below are the top 50 finalists for the screenplay and concept categories of the 2019 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest, selected from nearly 1,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far, and thanks to everyone who submitted. The jury this year includes a producer from Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillip's Joint Effort, executives from Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, and a literary coordinator from Artists First Management.

The winner of the concept category will receive an exclusive developmental mentoring prize package with Joseph Garner of Joint Effort.

Stay tuned for the upcoming announcements of the grand prize winner here and on our Twitter and Facebook pages within the next few weeks!

And if you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries in 2020, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the top 50 finalists:

Screenplay Category:

432 Park Avenue Tal Almog
A Bloody Affair Scott Jeschke
Alexa Pops Up Rylan Rafferty
Altar Ego Alexandra Keister
Breaking the Law Heather MacArthur & Kerry Anderson
Charlie Goes to Peru Eljohn Macaranas
Chassie Loves Satan KK Wootton & Ben Fasching-Gray
Cold Feat Trent Tackbary
Covfefe David Gero, Tahir Jon
Derby Queen Wendy Moulton Tate
Fag Hags Simon Corfield, Kim Taylor
Felix's Bar Mitzvah Sammy Sultan
Finding Cumberbatch Ivan Tsang
Fitter Families Caitlin Scherer
Glorious Mack Vern Lien
Heroman Timucin Leflef
Honour Richard Sloggett
Hugh Jackman Stole My Husband Maisie Culver
Industrial Musical Carolyn Cameron
Jason and the Silent Knight Eric Sandefur
Kernel Panic Eric Wong
Love Is Where You Find It Tony Bracy
Manapult John Taylor
Mother of the Bride Tyler Kempf & Lauren McCarthy
Murph Leanna Adams
Nutcrackers Chrissy Lessey
Postpartum Brie Mitchell
Princess Royale Karel Ebergen & Jonathan Rechter
Remakers of the Lost Ark Jonathan Meltzer
Ron Runs For Mayor Roy Rhodes
Roomies Gareth Wronski
Sadie Slay Rosario Pellerito
Saigon Special Kyle Little
Singletown Alex Klein
Stone Cold Crazy Mother Tucker Katterina Powers
The Chemistry of Joy Monique Patterson
The G.O.A.T. Sid Patwa
The Sherwood Forest Christian Wolf
The Steven of Planet Earth David Sajadi
This Is the Year Jerome Velinsky
Turf Wars Kelsey Ross
Turnover Matthew Borlik
Victoria's Dirty Secret Heather MacArthur & Kerry Anderson
When the Joke Tells You Peter Gazdag
White Lie Wedding Whitney Powell

Concept Category:

Do As I Say Jenny Chang
How To Be Paki Vedesh Nath
Mourning After Pitch Kathleen Caprario-Ulrich
Wedding Day Alison Hogge
Win Streak Chaco Daniel

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