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2020-2021 Quarter Finalists

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342 Original Screenplays from 1,323 entries advanced to the Quarter Finals

Quarterfinalists have the option to resubmit a new draft of their advancing screenplay.

Quarterfinalist Resubmission Deadline: February 4th

Semi Finalists TBA March 4th

  Quarterfinalists Appear in Alphabetical Order by Writer's Middle/Last Name ↓

Sci-Fi Walking Cities Anna  Abrashina
Drama The Pursuit of Something Carley Aggromito
Short Safe Harbor Serena Aguirre
Drama Scarred Hearts Andrew Akler
Action The Miracle Man John Alarid
1 Hr Pilot The Great Rising - Pestilence Matthew Allen
1/2 Hr Pilot I Am Your Guru Kyle Anderson
Drama Pet Sounds Iain Anderson
Short Definitely Not A Monster Brea Angelo
Action Lancastria - Churchill's Biggest Secret  Richard Apletree
Drama Soul To Squeeze Alex Arabian
Thriller Case Unsolved C.J. Arellano
Short Idle Hands Robert Armanyous
Short Duality of the Soul Katherine Arthurs
Comedy Taming Holden Caulfield Virginia Austin
Drama Riding Shotgun Nafi Ayvaci
Short Gas! Lee Bailes
Thriller The Manifestation Caerthan Banks
1 Hr Pilot Grunt Work Sal Bardo
1 Hr Pilot Pink Moon Sal Bardo
Drama Betrayal of Reason C. Hope Belmont
Sci-Fi Aurora Novus Annisa Belonogoff
Thriller Act of Love Elvin Betancourt
1 Hr Pilot Belle Melissa Birks
Thriller The Sound Side Alex Blumberg
1/2 Hr Pilot  Not Dead Yet Leah Bognanni
Action Mescalero Anderson Boyd
Family  Billtown Kenneth R. Frank
Thriller Growl Samantha Brennan
Action The Wizard Wize Robert Brody
1 Hr Pilot Lifted Carolee Brown
Thriller Chindi Timothy Bryan
Thriller Praesidia Timothy Bryan
Thriller Prisoners of a Dark Night Timothy Bryan
1/2 Hr Pilot Minimum Rage Brandon Burkhart
Thriller Burner: A Killing in Palm Springs Bob Canning
1 Hr Pilot Empty Inside Elan Carson
TV Sample The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Take a Stand Elan Carson
1 Hr Pilot Homebodies Chris Carter
1 Hr Pilot The Pandora Window Ray Chambers
TV Sample It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Gets Diverse Jordan Champagne
1/2 Hr Pilot The Killer B's Dave Chan
Comedy Love, Acceptance and My New Quince Nicola Jane Chase
Short Rough Translation Jonathan  Cheng
Drama MELINA: I Was Born Greek Melina Chiaverini
Short One Small Visit Jo Chim
1/2 Hr Pilot  The Mama Cho Show Quincy Cho
Thriller M James Clark
1 Hr Pilot The Nut Farm Warren Clarke
Action Family Spies Warren Clarke
Comedy City Spirit Warren Clarke
Comedy Green Wars Warren Clarke
Family They're Out Of This World Warren Clarke
Thriller Attack Therapy Warren Clarke
1 Hr Pilot At the Displeasure of the President Brian Cohen
Short Vegan-tarian Brian Cohen
1 Hr Pilot Wild Way Shane Collins
Drama Heart-Shaped Box David Comfort
Comedy Stone Dead Matthew Corley
Thriller Beast of Virginia Matthew Corley
Sci-Fi Soul ace Roi Costa
Action Sucking in the Seventies Bob Cousins
Sci-Fi Sucking in the Seventies Bob Cousins
1 Hr Pilot The Academy Brit Cowan
Drama Make Believe Brit Cowan
Thriller Saints and Sinners Brit Cowan
Drama Snake on Fire Andrew Crane
1 Hr Pilot ASOMNIA Stuart Creque
Thriller Trick or Treat Stuart Creque
1/2 Hr Pilot Apocryphal Cece Criss
Comedy Grrrls Drool Katie Crone
Drama Repair the Carrows Johnny Cruz
1/2 Hr Pilot Billy's Time Machine Robert Cuen
Drama Pachucos Robert Cuen 
Drama The Mayor of Boulder Hill Denis Curto
Drama Watching For Bees Amanda Darling
Family Watching For Bees Amanda Darling
Short Prima Kimisha Renee Davis
Drama The Road Home Sam Day
Drama The Road Home Alexandra Day
Short Have You Been To La Rumorosa? Michele De Maria
1 Hr Pilot Decompression Michael Deigh
Comedy The Pinkerton Family Tree Chris Diven
Drama The Rommel Gambit John Doble
Thriller The Door Michael Douglas
Drama The Gardner Heist Timothy Driscoll
Comedy David's Brook Jake Duerden
Short Punish Me Michael Dukakis
Short The Lion Samantha Duncan
Drama What We Leave Behind David Duty
1 Hr Pilot Cyber Joe Dzikiewicz
Comedy Yankee Doodle Zombie Joe Dzikiewicz
Comedy Little Red Cells Ronald Ecker
Action The Conspiracist Michael Egenolf
Comedy Bright Side Maria Eliades
Comedy TESStosterone Erin Elizabeth Keefer
Drama Trophy Jody Ellis
Comedy The Last Great Ankle Contest  June Escalante
Drama Otis N' the Dough Boyz Alexander Etseyatse
1/2 Hr Pilot Girl's Best Friend Amanda Fein
1/2 Hr Pilot Girl's Best Friend Caitlin Fein
1/2 Hr Pilot Stage Mom Amanda Fein
1/2 Hr Pilot Stage Mom Caitlin Fein
Short Things They Say To Me Edward Field
Drama The Return Eduardo Fierro
1 Hr Pilot Devil's Lake Jaye Fisher
Drama Five Fathers Aron Flasher
1 Hr Pilot Ponzi Wigham Foothill
Short Do Not Donate Dorian Frankel
1 Hr Pilot To The Depths Benjamin Fraser
Drama The Bank Thief Jordan Freese
Comedy Spot Time Catherine Fridey
Drama This Is How It Ends Melia Gabriel
Drama Look At Me Dan Gallun
1 Hr Pilot Lipstick Lies Kristin Gammill
1 Hr Pilot The Soldier and the Spy Mike Garcia
Short Things They Say To Me Emery Gare
Action Blind Spot Steve  Garvin
Drama The Exile Gustavo Garzon
Drama We Are Rampage Gustavo Garzon
Comedy Anything For Love Michael Gibney
Short Dinosaur Junior Michael Gibney
1 Hr Pilot re.Form(ed) Johnny Gilligan
Drama Indefensible Chris Givens
Thriller The Grip Alex  Gold
Drama Sunday Night Bruno Gonzalez
Thriller Violent Green Tony Gonzalez
1/2 Hr Pilot After Disney Jenny Gorelick
Action Picket Charlie Michael Graf
Action Steam Nye Green
Drama Pages From The Green Book Janae Green
Thriller Kill for Love Maceo Greenberg
Short Exercises in Fertility: Long Story Short Robyn Greene Arrington
Drama Sir Kevin Randall Greenland
Drama The Sleeping House Suzanne Griffin
Short All The Bright Patrick Griffith
1/2 Hr Pilot Family Politics Arielle Haller-Silverstone
Comedy Blood Moon Sara  Hallowell
Comedy  <BL/ITE> - A Black (and White) Comedy Jennifer Halstead
Family  Chairman NOW and the Battle of Darkness Jennifer Halstead
1 Hr Pilot Herculine Rachel Harrison
1 Hr Pilot The Freshmen Joe Hayes
Drama Vincent and Paul: Unspoken Brotherhood Frank   Hays
1 Hr Pilot Black Holes & Broken Hearts  Pelé Hearn
1 Hr Pilot The Third Law Kenny Heidt
1/2 Hr Pilot Wolfe Pack Lindsay Heiman
TV Sample South Park: Sextpidemic Lindsay Heiman
Family Minor Miracle David Henderson
1/2 Hr Pilot Not Yet Marieve Herington
1 Hr Pilot Hewitt Sisters Caroline Hewitt
Action Death Row, Inc. Lewis Hiigel
Thriller Death Row, Inc. Lewis Hiigel
Drama Look At Me Jessie Holder Tourtellotte
Thriller Close To You Samuel Holloway
Drama Captain F*ck It Melanie Holmes
1 Hr Pilot Crocodile Chris Holt
Short Pictures Only Charles A. Honeywood
Thriller Fever Dream Jordan M. Horowitz
1 Hr Pilot Hewitt Sisters Paul Hufker
Drama Until Proven Rachel Hughes
Short Step 9 Leah Rae Hulgin
Action The Cauldron Edi  Ibok
Comedy Eddie's Complex Anna Israel
Drama Scars Anna Israel
1 Hr Pilot Deadshot Girls Heidi James
Short Love Bugs Heidi James
Short Yarn Dympna Jardine
Short Lost and Found Katrina Jaxson
Sci-Fi Astrotopia The Twelve Realms Lisa Jonas
Comedy The Anklebiter Andy Jones
Sci-Fi The Anklebiter Andy Jones
Short The Lesson Kimberly Kalaja
Family Brisket Joel Karlinsky
1 Hr Pilot The Freshmen Adam Karlson
1/2 Hr Pilot Garbage People Jay  Kasten
Action Grass Snakes Daniel Katz
1 Hr Pilot Heathens Josh Kaukl
Comedy Battle Of Lough Swain Sean Keating
Short Rescue Cat Stef Keegan
1/2 Hr Pilot Telepathetic Andy Knuth
Comedy The Asylumeers Jaimie Kourt
Short Bugbear Thomas Krygier
1 Hr Pilot Purgatory Aimée Kwan
Comedy Gnaw Kathryn Kyker
Thriller Gnaw Kathryn Kyker
1/2 Hr Pilot Spotlights Warren Lane
Action Sixgun Saint Warren Lane
Sci-Fi Sixgun Saint Warren Lane
Drama The Art of Losing Steven Lankenau
Action Kid Angel MIchael Latta
Drama 7 on 10 Samantha Lavin
1 Hr Pilot The Alchemist's Daughter Mary Lawrence
Drama Wish Upon A Star Lynne Lee
1/2 Hr Pilot Love, LTD. Ada Lee Halofsky
1 Hr Pilot Heavy Collette Legault
Action Ashes Under The Sand Richard LePow
Action We Flew When The Birds Walked Daniel Leventhal
Drama The Impresario Daniel Leventhal
Drama Land of Blood Graham Leverton
Short The Blakes John Licata
Drama The Princess of the Bottom of the World Dan Linehan
Sci-Fi Lazarus David Loong
Short The Spark Rebekah Louisa Smith
Comedy Together Again Emmett Loverde
TV Sample What We Do In The Shadows: Open Emmett Loverde
Short Red Centre Zac Low
1/2 Hr Pilot BAM! The Ring David Christopher Loya
1/2 Hr Pilot LA Cult Michael Lucid
Action Magnificent! Coleman Luck
Family Devil's Child for President Gwen-Florelei Luib
Short White Rabbit Steven Lundgren
Drama Tiny, Texas David Lykes Keenan
1 Hr Pilot Eat What You Kill Leslie Lyshkov
1 Hr Pilot Red Spy Queen Leslie Lyshkov
Thriller Fantasy Murdoch MacNeil
Short Of Mouse and Man Paul Magliari
Thriller Retribution Rob Magnotta
Thriller The Horrors of Public Access Doug Mallette
Comedy Together Again Larry Maraviglia
Short Minding The Zs and Qs Jason Mason
Drama Home Game Michelle Massie
Thriller M Christian Maxwell
Drama The Buzzing Tree Keith  Mayfield
1 Hr Pilot Artemisia: A Story of Light and Shade Rachel McAdam
Family In the Footsteps of Thaddeus Thackeray Adam McDaniel
Drama Home Game Tim  McHugh
Drama Deathless M. Rowan Meyer
1/2 Hr Pilot Maximum Beauty Brian Michaels
Comedy U.S. Inc. Joel Michalak
1/2 Hr Pilot Life After Camp Mike Miller
Comedy Pleasant Grove Andrew Miller
Action Killer of Men (El Soldado de Marbach) Arturo Mireles
Family Professor Harrington's Extraordinary Laboratory Sean Mogridge
Sci Fi Professor Harrington's Extraordinary Laboratory Sean Mogridge
1/2 Hr Pilot Billy's Time Machine Edson Montenegro
Short The Shed Enya Moore
1 Hr Pilot Served Cold Adel Morales
1 Hr Pilot Ode To Psyche Alex Morf
Short Disrupture Ross Morin
Drama El Timbre De Tu Voz Gabriella Moses
1 Hr Pilot Hope Graham Mulvein
Drama Last of My Name S.M. Namkoong
Sci-Fi Rewinder Arun Narayanan
Comedy Today Javaid Nayyar
Family Brisket Eafat Newton
Sci-Fi Rebellion Matthew Nicholls
TV Sample Supernatural: Lucky and Cassie P James Norris
Drama Riding With Charlie Shintaro Ogai
Comedy Write or Die! Christine Okeefe
Sci-Fi The Clocktower Tammy Olsen
Drama South Tower Jordan Oneal
Comedy Three Gardens Jacqueline Owens
Short A Legacy Of Lines Renee Padmore
Sci-Fi Head Games David Page
Drama Opening Out Tamar Palmer
1/2 Hr Pilot Codeswitch Sasha Kai Parker
TV Sample Shrill: Diamond Jaclyn Parker
Family The Wishing Tree Astrina Patten
Thriller Auntie Deirdre Patterson
1/2 Hr Pilot 1993 David Perez
Sci-Fi The Wall Alex Perez
Family Solomon's Train Troy Perkins
Comedy The Wraith of Mrs. McGuire George Petersen
Thriller Final Interview Lou Peterson
Thriller Kill for Love Laura Picklesimer
1 Hr Pilot Ditto Adam Pietropaolo
Short I'm Just Looking For My Friend Katie Plattner
Action Rooftop Stephen Polakiewicz
Thriller Play Dead Stephen Polakiewicz
Drama Dog of War Katterina  Powers
1/2 Hr Pilot Banshee Girl Evan Purcell
Drama Bearing Witness Windsor Racine
1/2 Hr Pilot Al-Lozanos Michael Ramos-Lynch
Drama Flo  Henry Ravai
Drama The New Road Michael Raymond
Family  Memory Bank Michael Raymond
Sci-Fi Memory Bank Michael Raymond
Sci-Fi Tethered Michael Raymond
Sci-Fi The New Road Michael Raymond
Thriller Tethered Michael Raymond
1/2 Hr Pilot Apple Paul Read
1 Hr Pilot Sinderella Chris Rebbert
Drama The Telltale Light Joshua Rebell
Short Rain For Jo JL Reed
Drama The Strange Affair of the Elevator Katy Regnery
1/2 Hr Pilot Chains Jason Rhee
Drama Bad 'N' Ruin Eric Rich 
Comedy #LIKEME Selina Ringel
Short Sourdough Rachel Rios
Action Flight Plans Keith  Rivers
Action Into The Tech Verse Willie Robinson
Thriller Suffer The Children Marco Antonio Rodriguez
Comedy And No One Mourned Kyle Rogers
Drama Guardian Ky Rogers
Thriller The Ruin of Eden Jessica Romagnoli
Drama Broken Pieces Richard Rosso
Thriller Nepenthe Andrew Rudd
TV Sample Bob's Burger: Menstrual-Morphosis Kristin Sanchez
1 Hr Pilot Knight Errant Sabina Sattar
Drama When We Lost The Battle Vanessa Schaefer
Sci-Fi Aurora Novus Nicole Scharf
Drama Riva the Re-Virgin Joe Schlegel
Drama Popular Marley Schneier
1 Hr Pilot God's Banker Elias Schulze
Short Stuyvesant Michael Schwab
1 Hr Pilot QB Brett Scieszka
1 Hr Pilot Homebodies Warren Sefton
Drama Riot Girl Monica Sender
Comedy The Color of Love Debbie Shannon
1/2 Hr Pilot The Great Train Robery of 2077 Jared Sharam
Sci-Fi All Is Well Aaron Sharp
Comedy Poultrygiest Jeff Shevlowitz
Family  New York Times Robbie Simon
Sci-Fi New York Times Robbie Simon
Drama The Farrell Girl Lyndal Simpson
Short Possum Lyndal Simpson
Action The Heart of Sri Katava Cairo Smith
Comedy Pleasant Grove Zack R. Smith
Drama Meg and the Wonderous World Kyle Smith
Family The Heart of Sri Katava Cairo Smith
Thriller GASP Samuel Spitale
TV Sample What We Do In The Shadows Janalyn Steele
Action The Firekeeper Daniel Stevens
Drama Elephant in a Safeway Bag Roderick Stevens
Family The Good Coach Scott Sublett
Drama Copper Bullets Shupiwe Suffolk
Family Santa Boss Beth Szyperski
Drama Chermere Paolo Taddei
1/2 Hr Pilot A Little Race-ish Ursula Taherian
1 Hr Pilot Grace in the Clutch Addie Talbott
TV Sample Shrill: Fashion Tristen Tarp
Drama Blind Justice Ramona Taylor
Thriller Nightmare on Hatchet Island Josh  Taylor
Comedy Jackson Jackson and the Secret of the Secret Sauce Michael Temple
Sci-Fi Dinner Theater Emil Terziev
Thriller Dinner Theater Emil Terziev
1 Hr Pilot GeriOsitiy Barbara Ward Thall
Sci-Fi The Missing Link Oliver Thomas
Family Alliance Cary-Jamal Thompson
Family Validation David Thorpe
Family Children of Earth Tobias Tobbell
Sci-Fi Children of Earth Tobias Tobbell
Short Sorry, Truly Franziska Tometschek
Drama The Elvis Conspiracy Rikki Lee Travolta
1 Hr Pilot Beneath The Waterline Maggie Tsavaris
Short Sorry, Truly Renee van Velthuijsen
1/2 Hr Pilot Happily, Ever After Andrea VanEerten
Comedy Tender Tandy Versyp
Thriller Tender Tandy Versyp
1 Hr Pilot Repression. Molly Vogel
Comedy Brook Farm Alexander Wake
Thriller The Sound Side Mitchell Waranch
Short Smashing Teacups Case Watson
Sci-Fi The Wolvener of Los Angeles Shawn Waugh
1/2 Hr Pilot Fleas and Rats Callie Webb
Short Greener Pastures Emily Weber
1 Hr Pilot The Sand Creak Massacre Timothy Weckesser
Drama The Big D Michael Weinreb
1/2 Hr Pilot They/Them Chris Welles
Short Two Fisherman Rick Whelan
TV Sample What We Do In The Shadows: Escape Room of No Escape Selina Whitby
Comedy Modern (Marriage) Dance Part 3 Melissa White
Action Dangerous Ground Brian Whiteman
Action Land of the Father Kevin Wilson
Thriller Stop!: A Horror Anthology Chris Wiltz
Thriller Bride and Doom Emily Winter
Short Mali's Legacy David Wolgroch
Thriller The Lion of Engaziwa J Woods 
1 Hr Pilot Virus, Inc.  Kelly Woodson
Comedy Hey, Wait A Minute! Michael-Leon Wooley
Sci-Fi Hey, Wait A Minute! Michael-Leon Wooley
Action The Phoenix and the Basilisk Alison Wroblewski
Action Legend of the Meteor Sword Yiyi Yin
1 Hr Pilot Burt & Mildred Go West Randall Zobel
1/2 Hr Pilot Automated Karim Zouak