2017 Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 Cannes Screenplay Contest Winners and Official Finalists.

Grand Jury Prize Winner

No Return written by Rob Mcneil

Action / Adventure

1st - Dollar Down written by J. Michael Aiken
2nd -Western Dragons written by John T. Frederick
3rd -The Mackenzie Breakout written by Scott Simpson

Comedy

1st - The Mulch Method written by Chase O'Neill
2nd - The Bold Testament written by Jason Petrovitch
3rd - Retreat written by Todd Crawshaw

Drama

1st - Silent Cries written by Anna Spyrou
2nd - The Midnight Son written by Levi A. Taylor
3rd - A Cloud written by Roger Delmont

Family Film

1st - A Relative Unknown written by Lynne Logan
2nd - The Wild Wild Witch written by Greg Hill & Walt Griggs
3rd - Shepherding Cassie written by Michael Oborn

Horror

1st - Do No Harm written by Ben Slease
2nd - It Was Cruel written by Peter Melman
3rd - Growing Paranoia written by Ryan M. Andrews

Historical

1st - Up A Steep Grade written by Carol Hoffman
2nd - Rebirth The Cost Of Freedom written by T.L. Lewis
3rd - Playing The Game written by Tyler Gooden

Sci-Fi

1st - Forward Through The Past written by Lana Nosov
2nd - Lucy Million written by Tina Stefan
3rd - Taconite written by Jonathan Fear

Thriller/Suspense

1st - Roosters written by Richard Vadimsky, Br
2nd - The Weekend written by Steve Bensinger
3rd - Killing The One Percent written by Fielding Thomas

Short Screenplay

1st - Spiced Apple written by Rebecca Lunn
2nd - Horse Head written by Justin O Solaiman
3rd - Northwood written by John Fraser

Stage Play

1st - Err written by Rahul Kumar Srivastava
2nd - Batavia written by Patrick Carr
3rd - Robbie The Drone written by Kirby Wright

Treatment

1st - Boko written by Anja Celine Pedersen
2nd - The Unknown Death Wishes written by Milind Dhoke
3rd - A Day Like This written by Lisa Frasconi

Television Drama Pilot

1st - Foxglove written By Sophie Clark
2nd - The Blanked written By Glenn Acosta
3rd - Everhart Miscifi written By Kate Wayman-Dodd

Television Comedy Script

1st - Be More Popcorn written By Sara Corbioli
2nd - Grandmaster written By Langston Antosek
3rd - Karaland written By Catherine Polin Aka Cc

Television Spec Script

1st - Ice written By Kam Perez & Laith Nakli
2nd - Lucidae written By Jacqueline Marett
3rd - The Librarians And The Prize Of Paris written By Scott Simpson

Official Finalists

Action / Adventure

The Black Heart Book written by Carol Hoffman & Rosezelle Boggs-Qualls
Tanu written by Sai Mutyala

Thriller

'56 written by Suzette Ku'Cher
Dragonsong written by Robert Cox
Marooned Miniseries written by Kathy Krantz Stewart & Jennifer Miller
Cadillac Deception written by Jean-Paul Botelho & Martin-Philippe Tremblay
Black Angel Avenger written by Frank Hunt
Nymphs: Life Of The Sea (Standard) written by Raymond Davenport
Survivors written by Harry Kirby & George Kirby
The Convict King written by Gunnar Halldorsson

Comedy

60 Seconds Of Free written By Rodolfo Orsini
Charlie Chaplin Part 1 written By Ian T Burns
Dubai Weddings written By Fran Apprich
The Powder Room written By Peter Barlage
Scarlett'S Ghosts written By Robert Cole
"Things To Do Before Leaving" written By James Byrne
Histrionic Haircut written By Andriana Farmakis & Thodoris Nikolaides
Michael Wants To Marry written By Jen Bieser
Monster Mash written By Isaac Platizky
Idiots And Aliens written By Hamza Chowdhury

Drama

Road To Damascus written By Maxwell Dayton Hammel
The First Time For Penny written By Janice L. Walker
The Traveling Salesman written By G.N. Giovanni
The Thursday Whaler written By Damien Mulvany
Fear God written By Silvia Arribas-Mantelli
Country People Fdr written By David Bobrow
Meet You At George'S written By Ortega Ana
Almost A Movement written By Stephen Rea
The Things We Do written By Tobias Nicholls
Final Communion written By Richard Simulcik

Historical

Lions Of The Sea written By Jessi Thind
Baron Of Havana written By Alex Simon
In The Shadow Of Lenin written By Martin Grigorov
Cadeby written By David Keogh
The Stoker Legacy written By Mike Ward
Eyes Of Dawn written By Sheri Davenport
The '57 Bushville Champs written By Elissa Sheridan
Peace Pledge written By George M Johnson Only The Impassioned written By H. C. Turk
American Snake Pit written By Dan Tomasulo

Family Film

Patchwork written By Amanda Keener
Roy written By Gustavo Diaz & Gabriela Liriano
Detective Coco written By Isaac Ballesteros Barba
Circus Boy written By Stephen Curran
Ty The Pie Guy: The Movie written By Ty Freedman & Susan Lambert
Flora And The Flabbs written By Donald Cameron
Dating Daughters written By Terry Daniels
Rachel And Siddhartha written By Siddhartha Valicharla
Home Game written By Murray Mcrae
Why Me? written By Sam Buckner Iii

Horror

Nanuq written By Jami Todd
The Winter And The Village written By Melissa Lyra
Dante's Circus written By Sianne Tarda
Daughter Of The Lake written By Ozlem Altingoz
Do You Still Want It? written By Marshall Smith
American Folklore: A Midwife'S Tale written By Erik Miguel Gervais
Strappado written By Robert J. Rogers
Really In Love written By Anton Knight
Zirah Ann Conway written By Nathaniel Garcia
Special Guest written By Aharon Maxwell Kampe

Sci-Fi

Virus written By Sebastian Magiera
Legacy written By Danielle Erlich
Beneath The Cold Above written By Justin Warrick
Detective Shenanigan written By Ben Kukkee & Scott Peterson
Death Games written By Robert Cox
Full Cognition written By April Rouveyrol
Remix written By Rodolfo Javier Orsini
The Growing Machine written By Jeffrey P. Newell
Exoking written By James Isac & Gabriela Isac
The Cut written By Christopher Kerr

Thriller/Suspense

Last Night On Earth written By Randolph Hubard
Nine Bullets In Paris written By Hugh Burns
For The Record written By Calvin Patrick Pembroke
Polar Bear written By Robert Gunnerson
Chloro-Feels written By Rajko Stiglic
Florence written By Neal Mcclinton
Larkspur Bungalow written By Julie Meulemans & Dr. John Mchale
The Door Creaks written By Collins Abbott Whtie
Soucouyant - Feature written By Sean Michael Field
Consequence written By Gil Kofman & Anthony Burns

Short Screenplay

Berlin Twilight written By Ozgur Ozcan
Sky Lounge written By Ozgur Ozcan
The Bike written By Timothy Benson
A Frequented Conscience written By Liatile Mokhesi
The Ortoli Case written By John Hudson White
A Single Line written By Martin Curran
Persecution: Story Of A Weak Winged Butterfly written By Ellis Finney
No Title written By Timipre Presley Prebor
The Five Fingers Of The Devil (With Name) written By Roberta Giorni
The Tie That Binds written By Don Willis

Stage Play

Chez Rikers, A Stage Play written By Charles Leipart
Revenge And Sorrow In Thebes written By Persephone Vandegrift
Stranger Than Fiction written By Christopher Kerr
I’m Addicted, Too! written By Rosemarie Wilson & One Single Rose

Television Drama Pilot

Viva!! written By Renee Iris Rubio
Being written By K.O. Daniels
Sandbox written By Nikki Ackerman & Tim Jackson
The Ramsey Accounts written By Zach Tirone
Flamingo City written By Giovanna Varela
When I Grow Up written By Chris Mata
Éire’s Song written By Kristen Nedopak
The Dive written By Levi Scott
City State written By Michael Keskinov
Seven Eternities written By Mirella Christou

Television Comedy Pilot

Roommates written By Bill Janson
Journos written By Bill Janson
The Hof written By Julia Bell & Tal Shahaf
Company written By Lisa Antonecchia
Unfinished Business written By Deborah Klika
Rayney Days written By G. Lane Hillman
Swipe written By Jeff Opdyke
Jetlagged written By Jeff Opdyke & Erika Nolan
Match written By Isabelle Davis
Unlikely Roommates written By Justin Ayer

Television Spec Script

The Middle - The Fancy Party written By Julia Antuerpem
Better Call Saul - "Meshes Of The Afternoon" written By Alexander Berger
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Momento Maureen written By Christopher Kerr
"The Heart Doesn’t Know How To Lie": The Americans Spec Script written By Neda Davarpanah
Web Tethered - Episode Two - "The Summit Of Meaning" written By David Garrett
How To Get Away With Murder "I Know A Guy" written By Heidi Nyburg
Bojack Horseman - Uncovered-Up written By Mallory Gibson
F7/F2 written By Ana Ziegler Loes
Numb written By Bill Labonia
"Queso," Better Call Saul (Spec) written By Jimmy Prosser

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