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Screenwriting Contest Results

2021 Screenwriting Contest Results

By June 28, 2021September 27th, 2021No Comments

2021 Winner

Cauliflower
Daniel Jackson

Daniel Jackson is a screenwriter whose most recent script, Cauliflower, won the Grand Prize in the 2021 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. He’s currently a Senior Staff Writer for Thrillist, where he covers film, television, and music. As a journalist, he’s written for XXL, CMJ, Spin, and Esquire.com. He earned a BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Los Angeles.

Runner-up

Kony 2012
Austin Hall & Zach Visvikis

Austin Hall and Zach Visvikis are a Los Angeles-based filmmaking duo whose work has screened at the Bath Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, and Tribeca. Together they directed music videos that received over two million views on YouTube. They both graduated from NYU Tisch in 2019. Austin is currently getting his MFA in Screenwriting at USC, while Zach is getting his MFA in Ass-Kickin’ from the School of Kickin’ Ass. Their moms say they have decent people skills (mostly).

Finalists

12 Steps of Christmas
Brian Allen

Happy Accidents
Patrick Franklin

Impaled: A Love Story
Josh Litman

Miss Dickpuncher
Emily-Anne Mikos

N.R.A.
Dan Williams

The House in Coyoacán
Lore V. Olivera

Thomas Mayfly
Anthony DiBlasi

White Gold
Rex Cheung

Semifinalists

12 Steps of Christmas
Brian Allen

All Shook Up
Elan Toby

Betwixtmas
Cheri Steinkellner

Cauliflower
Daniel Jackson

Crawl Space

Derick & Rebecca Otto

Donna And Samir Do A Kidnapping
Paul M. Horan

Happy Little Trees
Patrick Franklin

Impaled: A Love Story
Josh Litman

Just Add Betty
Jill Brennan

Miss Dickpuncher
Emily-Anne Mikos

Mr. 2012
Austin Hall & Zach Visvikis

N.R.A.
Dan Williams

Revisionaries
Andrew Adams

Rose-colored Glasses
Adrian Prospero

Simple Beast
Erik Odom

Sometimes the Devil Wins
Tex Gresham

The Great Spaggiari
The Mul Brothers

The Hard & Short of It
Fredrick Leach

The House in Coyoacán
Lore V. Olivera

Thomas Mayfly
Anthony DiBlasi

Unicorn
Sheila Erdmann

Welcome Home
Sara Strange

White Gold
Rex Cheung

 

Quarterfinalists

12 Steps of Christmas
Brian Allen

Alice
Tom Albanese

All Shook Up
Elan Toby

All-American Boy
Nate Gualtieri

Betwixtmas
Cheri Steinkellner

Born Again
Amy Huckabay

Bounty

Lee Ehlers

Cauliflower
Daniel Jackson

Crawl Space

Derick & Rebecca Otto

Descent Into The Maelstrom

Thomas Thonson

Donna And Samir Do A Kidnapping
Paul M. Horan

Ghosted
Kate Beacom & Lacey Jeka

Glisten
Connor Smith

Happy Little Trees
Patrick Franklin

Haystack Hair
Jonathan Kleinman

Impaled: A Love Story
Josh Litman

Just Add Betty
Jill Brennan

Maul
Nick Everhart

Miss Dickpuncher
Emily-Anne Mikos

Mr. 2012
Austin Hall & Zach Visvikis

N.R.A.
Dan Williams

Paul is Dead
Amy Huckabay

Plum Town
Kelly Yu

Revisionaries
Andrew Adams

Rose-colored Glasses
Adrian Prospero

Senioritis
Julian Berger

Simple Beast
Erik Odom

Slaycay
Bill Poore

Soft & Pink
Zoe Ward

Someone with Nerve
Noah Keeling

Sometimes the Devil Wins
Tex Gresham

Surviving the Holidays
Dave Pantano

The Board
Karen McDermott

The Great Spaggiari
Chris Mul

The Hard & Short of It
Fredrick Leach

The House in Coyoacán
Lore V. Olivera

The Other Side of Solitary
Scott Carelli & Nick Jimenez

Thomas Mayfly
Anthony DiBlasi

Through the Trees
Logan Dunn

Tink
Jarrett Bryant

Unicorn
Sheila Erdmann

Welcome Home
Sara Strange

White Gold
Rex Cheung

Finalists – July 10th

Winner – July 24th

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