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'THE BLANKED' a Semifinalist at Stage 32 Annual TV Writing Contest
Glenn Acosta's original pilot 'The Blanked' advances to the semifinals at the Stage 32 Annual TV Writing Contest. The script is about a criminal and a woman he abducted who both have their minds erased by the government in the aftermath of their incident, so that they can resume their lives with fresh starts - but, through the perfect storm of events, life brings them back together.
Glenn Acosta's 'GLIMPSE' - Semifinalist at 2016 Diverse Voices
Glenn' Acosta's feature script 'GLIMPSE' advances to the semifinals at 2016 Diverse Voices. This follows advancing to the Second Round at the 2016 Austin Film Festival, which represents the top 15% of 9,100 scripts entered. 'GLIMPSE' is co-written with Andy Froemke, a 2016 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist.
"The Blanked" Selected Top 100 at Emerging Screenwriters
Glenn Acosta's original pilot 'The Blanked' selected Top 100 at the Emerging Screenwriters contest. The script is about a criminal and a woman he abducted who both have their minds erased by the government in the aftermath of their incident, so that they can resume their lives with fresh starts - but, through the perfect storm of events, life brings them back together.
"GLIMPSE" and "REDREAMERS" Advance to Semifinals at 2016 STORYPROS
Both of Glenn Acosta's high concept scripts, Glimpse and Redreamers, advanced to the semifinals at StoryPros. Redreamers' logline: When a car accident takes the life of his wife and son, a man turns to a dream technology so he can continue "living" his lost life through his dreams; but when he meets a new woman he must decide between fantasy and reality. Glimpse's logline: A female District Attorney looks for the man she believes is her reincarnated lover to prevent the murder she saw forty years ago in a vision.
Glimpse Advances at 2016 Austin Film Festival
Glenn's feature script Glimpse advances to second round at the 2016 Austin Film Festival (top 15% of 9,100 entries). This follows being selected as Semifinalist at StoryPros and Quarterfinalist at Stage 32. Glenn's other script Redreamers advanced to quarterfinals at Screencraft Sci-Fi.
"Redreamers" a Finalist at 2015 Filmmakers International
My original, high concept script "Redreamers" reaches a new height. First placing Quarterfinalist at 2015 Shore Scripts. Now a Finalist at 2015 Filmmakers International.
What if all your dreams could be retrieved? And the one dream you pick is played back to you as you pass away so you die believing that was actually the life you lived? This concept weaves through the story centered around Mike, who turns to that technology to continue "living" with the family he lost in a car crash. But when he meets a new woman, he must decide between fantasy and real life.
In The Black List coverage, the reader says: "There's something very relatable and compelling about this reality even though it is science fiction. It's both escapist and tragic in a layered and clever way. Plus, it's just a great pitch."