by | Sep 20, 2013 | Past Filmmaker Winners

We received an overwhelming amount of submissions and we would like to thank all those hard working writers for submitting their works.

2013 Screenplay Finalists



  1. 1.    A Seed Blown Far by Renee Jax

A young farm girl that was taught to fly by her Irish father is swept up in the crush of battle in World War Two ends up flying combat missions in the Russian bomber squad.


  1. 2.    Bitter Beans by Grietje Lolita Fortuin

Conchita questions the heartless dealers of the villages coffee beans. Chasing the beans she travels three continents she finally finds a way to get what she wants.


  1. 3.    Byker Chyckz by Sonya Dunn

Byker Chyckz is a redemptive tale of a gang of female bikers fighting to stay alive and right a wrong while avenging the murder of their leader.


  1. 4.    For Briseis by Darby Shier

A soldier returns home to find peace in a free spirited younger woman who unknown to him has experienced violence directly related to the war.


  1. 5.    Kill Hill by Nancy Knechel

After a teenage girl is drowned in the canal near a small college town, Opal and Vivie along with their two love interests visit infamous Kill Hill for Halloween.


  1. 6.    Libertaire By Elizabeth Indianos

Libertaire is the untold story of two crazy guys, Auguste Bartholdi and Joseph Pulitzer who fight the rich and powerful for the woman that nobody wanted, Lady Liberty.


  1. 7.    Moni and Lexi’s Big Fat Fortune

Overweight best friends,Moni and Lexi, patronize an underground celebrity fat farm run by a sorceress to lose weight, and gain the affections of their childhood sweethearts.


  1. 8.    Servitude by Deanna Markoff

Dark secrets unfold when a group of friends work as “the help” of San Francisco’s elite, and their immigrant co-workers start to disappear.


  1. 9.    The Lions Storyteller by Kate Dent

The First female President of the United states recounts the story of how a great love was able to transform her from a scared and hiding law student to President.


  1. 10.  The Veil by Andrea Stein

An Amnesty International attorney, whose husband was killed in a bus bombing struggles to represent the Palestinian woman accused of the fatal terrorist attack.