2017 New York Screenplay Contest Official Finalists


Action / Adventure

Akaa written by Paul Forrest Showdown at Big Sur written by H.G. Middlemass
Seventh Angel written by Dr. Richard P. Perry
Love Nation written by Katherine M. Carter
Born Losers: Hell in Heelz written by Alex Anico
A Tempest in Texas written by Larry Landgraf
Minute Man written by Craig Effrain
Runaway Ship written by Theodore Soderberg
Controlling written by Robert Seckler
Reckoner written by Jeremiah Licis

Biographical / Historical

Mr. Twain and Collins written by Andrew Ruiz
Uncle Frits written by Charles DeRykus
Chosen written by John Owen Theobald
The Court Martial of Admiral Montojo written by Dennis Posadas
I Met Her at Birkenau written by Laurie Clemens
Maier Mad Dash written by William Leonard
Self Navigation written by Jeremy Adams
The Salt Box written by Robert J. Rogers
Second Best Bed written by Terri Kauffman
American Snake Pit written by Dan Tomasulo

Comedy

The Assembly written by Chris Giblin
Swimming In Circles written by Brian Farrell
Easy Kill written by Gjok Dusi
Celia written by Grace Link
Jane Bondage written by Addie McKeon and Elisabeth McKeon
The Missile written by Richard Geiwitz
Meanwhile in Los Angeles written by Anne Cole
Dancing with Spies Goddess written by Francis L. Billingsley
Damn Being Alone On Valentine's Day written by Shane M. Petty Happy Days written by Bernhard Riedhammer

Drama

Medea, South Carolina written by Don Thompson
Camp Camden written by Tommy McInnis
The Balcony Boys written by Jonathan Dula
Abraham's Conflict written by J.R. Rodriguez
Caroline written by Kelly Jean Karam
Artful Pretenders written by Judith Bresler
The Rage written by Jeremy Adams
The Devil in Grady written by Justin Lazenby
Bartender written by Dustin Lester
Finding Richard written by Vallisa Chauhan

Family Film

Tat and the virus written by Polina Zinoviev
Fearless and Fluffy written by Dilpreet Kaur Walia
Primos written by Scott A. Lopez and Jesus F. Jauregui
The Moonbeam Fisherman written by John Dummer
Bernieke Fitts written by Eric Hine
My Atari Christmas written by Chris Parrish
Nauti Girls written by Linda Toussaint
The Pysanky Connection written by Phineas R. Fiske

Horror / Sci-Fi

Where is My Golden Arm written by Joseph Horning and Curtis K. Case
Tetralogy of Horror written by Leonard Varasano
The Theater written by Paul Pastore
Bikers and Scientists written by Steve Kampwerth
Distant Enemies written by Anders Nelson
The Old Mill Town written by Skip Shea
In Wonderland written by Summer Starrs
Do You Still Want It? written by Marshall Smith
The Last Prison written by Richard Geiwitz
The Enochian Wars: Armageddon
Unleashed written by Frank Palumbo

Thriller

The Russian Witch written by Thomas Mason Prey
No more written by Lee Matthew Goldberg
A Year And A Day written by Jeremy Adams
The Beneficiary written by Kevin Scott
The God Gene written by Stephen Seager
Affair of the Poisions written by Charles Leipart
Executed and Risen written by Salvatore Bono
Natural Causes written by Martin Blinder
Escape written by Gabriel Decoute
Blink written by Lisa N. Edwards and Sonita Singh

Fantasy

The Wild Wild Witch written by Greg Hill and Walt Griggs
12:34 written by Toni Sigona
Detective Shenanigan written by Ben Kukkee and Scott Peterson
The Phoenix Alliance written by Michael Rich

Short Screenplay

Hill of Souls written by Jennifer Hahn
One Child Born written by Stuart Creque
Antique Heroes written by Caroline McQuade
Rock, Paper, Sister written by Dan Tomasulo
Naked to the Night written by Henry Myers
Jezebel written by Stephen M. Hunt
Virgin(ia) written by Briana Bleecker
Dear Youth written by Carly Haynes
Ray in Space written by John Celona
Bernie Baby written by Noelle Loizos

Stage Play

Supremacy Written by Rosalyn Rosen
All God's Children Got Shoes written by Corean Strong
Beyond the Glass written by Francis DiClemente
Dorcas written by Ed Purchla
Two-Bit Taj Mahal written by Paul D'Andrea
Marvin's Room written by Trey Squire

Treatment

White-haired Goldenrod written by Cora J. Duffy

Television Pilot - Drama

Éire's Song written by Kristen Nedopak
Sideline written by Kristy Thomas
Mob Chick written by Theodore Soderberg
Loose Canon written by Jennifer Bouani and Jacqueline Schumann
The Lake Effect written by Kelli Chillson
The Hope Dealer written by Fabian Martin
The Disappearance written by Jess Harris-DiStefano
Tempus/Mist: People See written by Jack Brinkley
Insurrection written by Simon Bowler The Cove written by Gregory Falatek

Television Pilot - Sitcom

Pickled Red Herring "Brooklyn Deli” written by Jim Norman
Jump’n Bad Judge written by Shahid Muhammed
My Life With Cats written by Bear Kosik
Cupids written by Diana Djurcinovska
Murder Plotz written by Jim Norman
The Temps written by Julia Aaryn Montanez
The Kosher Mutiny (Max's Deli Pilot Episode) written by Jim Norman
Franklin Town Players written by Sarah Phillips
From Schmear To Eternity written by Jim Norman

Television Spec Script

Doctor Who "Tom and Huck and The Doctor and Clara" written by Sarah Phillips
The Middle “The Fancy Party” written by Julia Antuerpem
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Spec Script “Kimmy is a Tour Guide!” Written by Bri Morris
Mozart in the Jungle Spec "Don't Go Chasing Rabbits" written by Katie Hennicke
f7/f2 written by Ana Ziegler Loes