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Contest Begins: 02/01/2017 Ends: 04/30/2017
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL - A rookie journalist finds herself in the middle of an epic battle between Angels and Demons after she discovers that Hell has infiltrated the White House and that Satan has possessed the President. It’s up to her to save the human race from becoming Lucifer’s minions.
Holy Mackerel is a Finalist in New Hope Film Festival - July 2014 and was accepted into DreamAgo Screenwriting Workshop in Sierre, Switzerland May 2014. Only 9 writers from around the world were accepted into this program sponsored by Plume & Pellicule. This script was also a Finalist in Script Pipeline Contest - August 2013 and won Second Place in Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Contest 2012, won 3rd Place in Story Pros 2014 contest, Finalist in Creative World Awards 2014 and Semi-Finalist in 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowship, .
A flurry of distinctions have been handed out over the Summer to several of my scripts. "Parousia" made the QF rounds of Storypros Awards, Creative World Awards, and then took 1st Place in the Horror Genre at the Summer Slam Film Festival where I also was honored as Best Feature Screenwriter of Festival. http://summerslamfilmfest.weebly.com/awards.html Three scripts were chosen as Official Selections/Finalists at the Summer Slam: "The Minstrel", "Silent Rescue" and "Parousia". http://summerslamfilmfest.weebly.com/official-selections.html "The Minstrel" also made the Semifinals of Scriptwood Screenplay Competition. "Parousia" then made the Finalist round of the Hollywood Screenplay Contest.
THE GREY WOLF by Michelle Daniel has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 8th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest. And to top it off with an even bigger cherry, Daniel's feature screenplay, DREAMWALKERS, was named The Grand Jury Prize Winner at the Barcelona International Film Festival.
The Curse by Lisa Reily was selected as a quarter-finalist in the 8th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest 2015. It is based on the book The Curse of the Minotaur: A Tale of Ancient Greece by Tom Stone.
Tom Stone is an LA author, who lived in Greece for over twenty years. He has written numerous books about Greece, including The Summer of My Greek Taverna: A Memoir.
Steve Guettermann, freelance writer and adjunct professor at Montana State University, received a third place award from the 2014 StoryPros Screenplay Writing Contest. His script, a comedy titled, “Julius the Fifth,” is about a modern day warrior pope. It is being promoted to several Hollywood production companies. A sequel is in the works. The screenplay was also a finalist in the 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest.
The story was also adapted to a full novel and is available from Amazon.com titled, Julius V~Warrior Pope: Vengeance in Vegas.
Luke Oberholtzer and Chris Bruton's Drain Babies was an official finalist at StoryPros 7th Annual Awards Screenplay Contest in the Fantasy/Sci Fi/Horror category.
Rick Little is an 18-year-old virgin who accidentally creates a monster, made of his own semen. Setting out with his two best friends, Rick must destroy the monster before it attacks everyone and everything he has ever loved, including the girl of his dreams, Heather. Drain Babies mixes The Blob and 80’s B horror movies with the humor and camaraderie found in American Pie and The 40 Year Old Virgin.