The 2013 New York Screenplay Contest Winners

 

Grand Jury Prize Winner

"The Other Side Of Normal" written by Stephen Guest

Action / Adventure

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Running Out of Oxygen" written by Elesha Ochiis
  • Empire Award Winner - "How to Kill a Witch" written by Martin Bartlett
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "American Milita" written by Ross Raffin

Biographical / Historical

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Under Pressure" written by Eric Carlson
  • Empire Award Winner - "Empress of India" written by Mark Monack
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Sudestern" written by Francisco Paparella

Comedy

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Sight Unseen" written by Zack Marotta
  • Empire Award Winner - "Kuirky" written by Tori Piskin
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Bouncing" written by Peter Fitzgerald

Drama

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Long Way From Texas" written by Tim Fitzharris
  • Empire Award Winner - "Hard Promises" written by Lauren Hirsch Williams
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Falfurrias" written by Edward Tyndall

Family Film

  • Grand Prize Winner - "How to Become a Pearl" written by Lyvia A. Martinez
  • Empire Award Winner - "The Barking Spider" written by Robert Gately and Lois Gately
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "The Floating Princess" written by Lyvia A. Martinez

Horror / Sci-Fi

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Cutterjunk" written by Julian Hoxter
  • Empire Award Winner - "Absolute Zero" written by Scott Caswell
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Santa Muerte " written by Ben Soper & Tyler Soper

Thriller

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Branded" written by Jeff Beauvoir
  • Empire Award Winner - "King of All This" written by Pat Herford
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Drone America" written by Dianna Zimmerman & Brad Jost

Short Screenplay

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Roux" written by Connor Einarsen
  • Empire Award Winner - "Disabled Parking" written by Alon Bar
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Trunk" written by Mario Di Pesa

Stage Play

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Bookmark" written by Stephen Henel
  • Empire Award Winner - "Polar Bear" written by Alexander Norton
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Going Solo" written by Robert Gately and Drew Keil

Treatment

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Lost Cause" written by David J. Schroeder
  • Empire Award Winner - "Special Order 937" written by Steven Snell
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "The Janus Project" written by Mark Casadei

Television Concept

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Special Order 937" written by Steven Snell
  • Empire Award Winner - "Workout Pete" written by Frank Hammond
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Analog" written by Carl Huebner

Television Pilot - Drama

  • Grand Prize Winner - "All or Nothing" written by Trevor Harris
  • Empire Award Winner - "Suspected Killers" written by Tor Cumberbatch
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Cigar Game" written by Cayman Grant

Television Pilot - Sitcom

  • Grand Prize Winner - "Halfway Gourmet" written by Joseph Wilson
  • Empire Award Winner - "The Randoms" written by Christina Raia
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "Prophet Motive" written by Matt Black

Television Spec Script

  • Grand Prize Winner - " The Big Bang Theory - The Lando Calrissian Analogy" written by Alex Beattie
  • Empire Award Winner - "The Big Bang Theory - The Procrastination Expiration" written by David Minaskanian
  • Park Avenue Award Winner - "30 Rock - Fifty Shades of Tray" written by Britt Sanborn