2023 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition Winners

by ScreenCraft on October 18, 2023

Listed below are the Winners of the 2023 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition. These exceptional screenplays were selected from almost 700 submissions. Congratulations to these winning writers and thanks to all for submitting!

Grand Prize Winner

East Jesus by Duane Graves

A pair of kinfolk Texas cops are lifelong products of Denler, the once-thriving rural boomtown they dutifully protect. When skyrocketing crime and moral decay threaten to wipe their tiny town from the map, the duo resort to desperate, unorthodox measures to save it.

Feature Winner

Heartrace by Will Bermender

A father will stop at nothing to save his dying daughter after a drug cartel hijacks her transplant heart.

TV Pilot Winner

Kill School by Katrina Skender

In a dystopian future where humans have evolved into two species, superior Predators and inferior Prey, one rebellious teenage girl desires to escape Predator society to pursue inter-species peace – there’s only one problem: if all you’re taught is violence, how do you know what “peace” is?

Add-on Prize Mentorship Winner
with Andrew Bergamo

Lure by Tom Castillo

After cutting an illegal fishing line, an estranged father and son are chased across the sea by a vengeful ship.

View the quarterfinalists, semifinalists and finalists by clicking the corresponding link. If you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

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