2013 New York Screenplay Contest Official Finalists

Action / Adventure

  • "Afghanestern" written by Andrew Sherwood
  • "Hellbender" written by Dan Sullivan
  • "The Revolt of the Whales" written by Michael Rhodes
  • "Memorial Day Reset" written by Avraham Azrieli
  • "Silence" written by John Edward Flynt
  • "Lost Cause" written by David Schroeder
  • "Strong Enough" written by Brian Weakland
  • "Bottom Time" written by Paul Murdock
  • "Screwed Up" written by Joseph Khaleghian
  • "Due To Inclement Weather" written by Joshua Nidzgorski

Biographical / Historical

  • "Goodbye Komarom" written by Sheldon Schiffer and Amir Kovacs
  • "Grace" written by Jeffrey A. Russel and Lynda Lemberg
  • "Ragtime Warrior" written by James B. Saunders
  • "The Black Cat" written by Joseph Castel
  • "Aurora" written by Amber Karlins
  • "Radical: In The Time Of I.F. Stone" written by Jon Huffman
  • "The Maurice Bavaud Affair" written by Elisabeth Loesch
  • "Forged" written by Linda Ujifusa
  • "The Hard Place" written by Colleen Becker
  • "The Ed Dennehy Story" written by Robert Gately

Comedy

  • "A Class Reunion" written by James Kelley
  • "Machina" written by Tom Radovich
  • "Skin" written by Alberto Diamante
  • "Prophets" written by Chad Huggins
  • "Where The Men Are" written by Wendy Wilkins
  • "Irish Grudge" written by Leslie Flannery
  • "Not the Youngbloods" written by Thomas Kuhlman
  • "The Caterer" written by Dale Brandenburg
  • "Shopping Bags" written by Roy Adams
  • "Shooting An Officer" written by Daniel Lago
  • "Ramshackle Jones and the Eighteen Wheels of Justice" written by Jeffrey Kessler

Drama

  • "Clap" written by Bryce Richardson
  • "A Memory Circled in Red" written by James Byrne
  • "Terrestrials" written by Teresa Sutherland
  • "Barrio Boy" written by Dennis Shinners
  • "Rachel Within Richard" written by Linda Algazi
  • "Harmony" written by Brad Riddell
  • "Neighbors" written by Conor Kellicutt
  • "Iqbal's Shoes" written by Rahim Moledina
  • "Heart of a Lyon" written by Ian de Vries
  • "Rebirth" written by T.L. Lewis

Family Film

  • "In Progress" written by Emily Cunningham
  • "Our Rainbow" written by Joshua Nawan Ding
  • "The Magic Kingdom" written by Michael McQuade
  • "Finding Distance" written by Jodi Levitan
  • "The Big Hero" written by Tom McIntire
  • "Spirit of the Everglades" written by Michael Bavota
  • "Jack" written by Lisa Beuk
  • "The Soccer Momster" written by Jeffrey Rubin
  • "Vince: A Small Tale For a Big World" written by Alejandro Morales
  • "Grace" written by Jeffrey Allen Russel

Horror / Sci-Fi

  • "Blood Boils in Texas" written by Adam Tinius
  • "The Love Hunters" written by Ivan Bukta
  • "Shark Tooth Snake Fang" written by Ben Shupe
  • "The Hunger" written by Bryan Ott
  • "Genesis Prime" written by Joe Crouch
  • "Silent Place in the Woods" written by Marcin Dachowski
  • "Hell's Belles" written by Chuck Foster
  • "The Devil's Grasp" written by Pat Schrader
  • "Before the Storm" written by Robby Pitts
  • "The Unexpected" written by Nicola Ralph

Thriller

  • "Outcasts" written by Alex Saveliev
  • "Landlady" written by Ray-Alan Cameron
  • "Small Town Crime" written by Michelle Lang
  • "Strike a Match" written by Ross Raffin
  • "D.T." written by Ken Comer
  • "AngelHeads" written by Evan McNary
  • "In the Wrong Hands" written by Dianna Zimmerman and Brad Jost
  • "Limbo" written by Sonita Singh and Lisa N. Edwards
  • "The Observance" written by Amy Dyal Bailey
  • "Fever" written by Eric Borden
  • "Damascus" written by Evan McNary

Short Screenplay

  • "A Mother's Love Script" written by Camille Mitchell
  • "Disintegration" written by Bruce Thomas
  • "Small Signs" written by John Moon
  • "Treece" written by Haley Stoessl
  • "Sorry" written by Kevin Tan
  • "The Third Wish" written by Pierre Langenegger
  • "Celestus" written by Carl Huebner
  • "Liat" written by Khaled Soltan
  • "Oaxacan Love" written by Jonathan Turner
  • "Yo-Yo" written by Sean Ebert

Stage Play

  • "Michelangelo and Tommaso" written by James Rosenfield
  • "Immortalizing Raymond: or How to Live Forever" written by James Rosenfield
  • "The Waldorf = Astoria" written by Tony Muscio
  • "Faint Hearts" written by Stephen Henel
  • "Murdertown" written by Sean Welch
  • "The Impossible Adventures of Supernova Jones" written by Aaron Senser
  • "Freud's Last Patient" written by Brian Weakland

Treatment

  • "The Link TV Series" written by Sandra Stoodley
  • "The Kid From The Big Apple" written by Jess Teong 
  • "The Human Age" written by Konstantinos Tsokalis
  • "Operation Rehab " written by Mark Casadei
  • "Protectors of the Species" written by Stevan Šerban
  • "Unstitched" written by Rob Hovey

Television Pilot - Drama

  • "Cruel and Unusual Punishment" written by Timothy Johnson
  • "By the Time You Read This" written by Laura Deeley
  • "Drive Me" written by Sharon Williams
  • "A Tangled Web" written by Dominic Biello
  • "The Institution" written by Nathan Arentoft and Traneka Davis
  • "The Bright" written by Anthony Jaswinski
  • "Iscariot" written by Travis Opgenorth
  • "Charlie" written by Lacey Morris
  • "Friends of Dorothy" written by Giorgis Despotakis
  • "Catalyst" written by Mark Casadei

Television Pilot - Sitcom

  • "2B" written by Adi Blotman
  • "The Art of Being Emily" written by Marc Paykuss
  • "Housemates" written by Bridgette Poulton
  • "Ondine" written by Steven Snell
  • "Tweakers!" written by Alex Kipp
  • "Uniformed Grace - Pilot" written by David Minaskanian
  • "Culture Shock" written by William Wright
  • "Mack to the Future" written by Julia Prescott
  • "8 Sharp" written by Karen Connolly
  • "Sophomoric" written by Marcus Shorter

Television Spec Script

  • "White Collar: Rolling Through the Motions" written by Amy Champlin
  • "Modern Family - Girls Weekend" written by Megan Tucei
  • "Boundaries" written by Julia Watkin
  • "Blind Date" written by Cary Tusan
  • "The Sins Of The Fathers" written by Deirdre Brennan
  • "Gossip Girl: What Dreams May Come Undone" written by Nathan Elias
  • "Red Dwarf - Rapture" written by Robert Schanzenbach
  • "Wild Mind 1" written by Fujio Torikai
  • "The Rite of Spring" written by Charles Vermilyea
  • "Breaking Bad: Redemption" written by Andreas Tihanyi
  • "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia - Spec Script" written by Dave Migicovsky
  • "The Big Bang Theory - The Alpha Copulation" written by Nathan Arentoft
  • "The Office - Death of a Salesman" written by Nathan Arentoft