Cinequest Screenwriting Competition


Please join us in celebrating this year's finalists!

1st Place:She Becomes Pedro Infante by J.K. Zepeda 
2nd Place:The Promised Letter by Alexander Yakobovich 
3rd Place:The Many Deaths of Wallace Badger by Nicky Calloway 
Good News Gary by Chad Hutson 
Detective Claus by David Zeltser 
The Further Adventures of Jimmy Lynch by Robert F Rossetti 
By The Hour by Jeanine Barone 
JUST IN TIME by Robbie Robertson 
Drama Queen by Stephanie Scott 
Package Thieves by Robert Husted 

1st Place:Ghomeeda by Aya Mheidly
2nd Place:You Are Going To Die Today by Elise Feber 
3rd Place:Iron Fist by Kagure Kabue 
4th Place:Metal Box by Brayden Dalmazzone
A Violent Flammable World by JC Farris 
The Damage Done by Robbi D'Allessandro 
The Guilt by Giovanni D'Amaro 
Mattress-cide by Michael Johnston
Linen, Lippity by Sari Arambulo
Intruder by Catie Loth, Ossey James

1st Place:Death Kindly Stopped by Don Cabreana 
2nd Place:HYPERBOWL by Fiona Christine Mackenzie 
3rd Place:I Want To Be Evil by Vanessa Magic 
Heavy by Collette Legault 
Jewel of Oakland by Carter Stewart 
Influential by Laura Walls 
Jenny Appleseed by Joe Tripician 
The Age of the Empath by Steve Brown 
Brother’s Keeper by David Zeltser 
A Lost Lady by Holly Michelle Swenson 

1st Place:Wild Life by Robert La Rocca 
2nd Place:Tragically Greek by M.M. Gumbin 
3rd Place:Jack Hammer: Male Stewardess by N. Fituri Scown 
Heathens by Bri Kaisen 
Wellness by Ian McClellan 
Roommate Trouble by Michael Lucid 
The Wrestling Show by Julie Harrison-Harney 
CRUDE by Amber Simpson 
Disgraced by Grace Hanson 
Bubbe Fraud by Kate Herzlin 



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