SWN Screenplay Competition: November 2020 | Placements

SWN SCREENPLAY COMPETITION: NOVEMBER 2020

Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists and Quarter-Finalists.

01 November – 01 December

GRAND PRIZE

Winners

Jordan Taylor

Jail Break

Cowboy (and part-time used-horse salesman) Roy is blackmailed into using his family’s infamous (yet often fatal) jail-breaking ‘expertize’ to break-out his steam-car business rival Clarke, while a gang of corrupt Texas Rangers chase them both down for the reward – DEAD OR ALIVE!

Feature-Length

Marcus Goodwin

Her Majesty’s Spymistress

1583, England: A tough, young Protestant woman takes a perilous job as the first ever female spy in the spy network of Elizabeth I to avenge her father’s death and save her family from poverty. It is HOMELAND meets JESSICA JONES in sixteenth century England.

TV Pilot

Lenar Kamalov

A Messy Divorce

After negotiating the terms of their divorce, a newly un-married couple accidentally run over a man on the road and make a hilariously successful attempt to get away with manslaughter, but in the end it takes a very unexpected turn for both of them.

Short Film

Feature-Length

Finalist

Ann Eddens
Ball and Chain: The Mostly True Story of Big Mama Thornton
Millie West, pen name, Alexia Lucas
Dr. Portia
Emily Banting
The Ward's Assent
Jordan Taylor
Jail Break
Jude Robinson
The Modern Prometheus
Kurt T. Choate
INHERITANCE
Matthew Papadopoulos
The Real Thing - by Matthew Papadopoulos
Peter Hoffmann
Surrealistic Playmates
Russell Knight
Horizon Calling
T.J. Barkwill
Ocean Drifters

TV Pilot

Finalist

Heather Bradshaw
Wind Over Tide
Jon Dittman & Zachary Grashin
Jesusland
Matthew Bryan
Noble Rot
M.E.Redmond
Reputation
Rachel Harrison
Herculine
Rhys Freeman
You, Me & The Ex
Richie Lee Cunningham
Second Exodus
Ruby Smith
Defunded
Ryan Paige
Phoenix Rising

Short Film

Finalist

Adam Weber
The Preposterous Wanderer
AJ Lovell
Q&A
Hayley Holden
No Rest
Jenna Cornell & Craig Knitt
Hunk of Burning Love
John F. McCarney
JESSIE
Lenar Kamalov
A Messy Divorce
Mark Higgins
Man Cave
Paige Vanpelt
Anna Becker
Patricia Tischler
Jack+Lyn
Wayne Hazle
The Jubillee Cake

Feature-Length

Semi-Finalist

Antoine Guegan
The Bonds of Eternal Happiness
Bryan Cunningham
The (un)Luckiest Man in the World
Graeme Keeton
Torrey Canyon
Harrison Fowler
The Music We Once Shared
Jack Davis & Meg Ardyn
Marionette
Jason Fabio Schiavi
Duramen
Laurent Auclair
Lake Hart
Linnea Johnsson
Fróði
Matthew Townsend
Mia
Rebekkah Napier
Powerful Agents
Sam Kesler
INTENT TO KILL
Sarkes Yakhnis
Neo-Noir

Tv Pilot

Semi-Finalists

Brandon Young
Paper Airplane
Carlos Reyes
Where is Shah Rukh Khan?
Colin Bryant
Identity Pilot
Nick Muskett
Musher
Rachelle Lauzon
Cash Queen
Scott Taylor
ClubFit-less
Vedansh Bharadwaj
Glimpse

Short Film

Semi-Finalists

Adrian Moss
Champagne and Cake
Almudena Rojo Yela
THREE LADIES
Antonio Maciocco
The dead track
Caledonia Hanson
The Magician's Assistant
Christopher Swann
LILAC GULCH
Corbin Thomas Gregory
CLAWS OF LIGHT
Jason Rego
Happy Ending
D. Michael Rogers
K.O.P.S. (Killer of People's Spirits)
John McCarney
MIJO
Jon Comulada
The Mold
Kurt Choate
Monster
Matt Kenny
The Creator
Sangeetha Gowda
Her, Unwritten

Feature-Length

Quarter-Finalists

Andrew Russell Banks
Finding Balance
Cecil Brewer
Resisters
Claire Kathryn Roche
Our Home
Damian Nordstorm & Jake Sitarek
Men Like Me
Dennis W Shepherd
Doctor America
Eddie Moton
Phoenix Edge
Elena Yuschenko
Master and Margarita
Emilio Santín
The Life That Wasn't
Jan Miller Corran
Along Came Wanda
Kelly LaCombe
The StarPeople: Our Evolution
Mark Higgins
Beyond The Mountain
Michael Brody
Somniphobia
Nick Marciano
The Four Husbands of Sarah McGuire
Oscar Michel and Lucie Soudková
The Bulldogs
Patricia Wilder
Born to be Wild
Sheila Swanson
PenPals
SherLann D. Moore
Stronger When She's Broken

TV Pilot

Quarter-Finalists

Diarmaid Blehein
Young Fallon Girl
Ezra-Quinn Watson
Dancing With The Devil Pilot
Lilith Gist
ANGEL DADDY
Scott Marshall Taylor
The Mr. Dave Show...Show

Short Film

Quarter-Finalists

Delaney Klever & Dylan Gohil
drool
Devynne Eldridge, Haley Snowden & Catharine Towell
Khronic Ass-Khickers - “Our First Battle”
J.T. Rogers
Mount
Jai Chatters
The Sale
Kalos Tapia Salinas
Manía
Kelly Peterson
Regret
Leandro Oliveira
Noxious Propensity
Malcolm Holt
On The Other Side Of The Mountain
Niamh Dann
Deadbeat
Saif Rehman
LAST BREATH
Usha Sharma
Cost of Freedom
Usha Phadke
BULLDOG BLUE
Vedansh Bharadwaj
Solus

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