A big congratulations to all the writers who’s screenplays have advanced to the quarter finals of this year’s Six-Figure Screenplay Contest!
There were lots of well written, exciting, original, and interesting screenplays in a wide variety of genres this year, and choosing the ones to advance was no easy task.
We’re still busy at work trying to figure out which screenplays will move into the semi finals, so stay tuned for that announcement on September 26th.
Here is the list of screenplays that have made it through to the quarter finals (listed alphabetically by title):
A Mistlepaw Christmas (romance) by Judith Ingram
Log Line: An angel cat answers a young girl’s Christmas wish and helps her big-city aunt rediscover her hometown ties and capacity for love with a handsome local veterinarian.
Anywhere (drama) by Adam Seidel
Log Line: An underachieving Wyoming roughneck discovers that his charming scumbag brother is secretly screwing his restless and sultry truck stop waitress wife, and takes violent action to save his marriage to the only woman he’s ever loved.
Alaka’i Prep (drama) by Ross Matlin
Log Line: A houseless single mother journeys to the far side of O’ahu so her son can interview for kindergarten at the best private school in Hawai’i.
American Fallout (action/adventure) by Harry Kakatsakis
Log Line: When a global incident spirals out of control, a lone wolf doomsday prepper agrees to be the mentor for an unprepared owner of a remote gas station and finds she’s not prepared to fall in love.
Hospice (horror) by Todd Biggerstaff and Paul Gonzales
Log Line: A distraught hospice nurse moves to a rural farmhouse to care for a dying man when she finds herself living a nightmare the longer she stays and the longer he lives.
Local Talent (dramedy) by Vincent Scarsella
Log Line: A self-proclaimed TV producer disappears after convincing small-town actors and film crew with dreams of Hollywood, to raise $60,000 to shoot a sizzle reel that he can then pitch to Networks and Streamers. The sizzle is shot for much less and the TV producer then disappears.
On Time (drama) by Xavier Burgin
Log Line: Renee Johnson, a mother living in South Central LA, must make a difficult decision when she’s late for her job interview.
Only Apparently Real (sci-fi) by Michael Richter
Log Line: Philip K. Dick investigates a break-in at his house . Before it actually happens.
Purgatory (horror) by Brian Schwab
Log Line: After falling victim to a brutal and sadistic serial killer, a young paraplegic woman awakens to find herself living out the same grisly series of events over and over again.
Sad Vacation (drama) by Adam Simmel
Log Line: After deciding to kill himself, a young man travels home to reconcile with his father before it’s too late.
Tasered (comedy) by David M Hinds
Log Line: After a celebrity therapist known online as The Happiness Angel is tasered, she develops a lethal compulsion to attack her lovers mid-act. It electrifies her sex life and transforms her into a dangerous Jekyll and Hyde-type personality. She experiences the real-life taser-related disorder EXCITED DELIRIUM.
The Corpse Dresser (sci-fi) by Daniel Cooper
Log Line: A mortician who specializes in restoring the faces of the ‘traumatically deceased’ encounters an existential crisis when he finds the next body that crosses his table is himself, 20 years older, with a bullet hole in his head and an ominous message tattooed on his chest.
Grounded (animation) by Martin Tylicki
Log Line: A frog awakens to find itself trapped underneath the Colombian rain forest with no memory. In its search for a way out, the frog forms an unexpected friendship with a large tarantula.
Nets Flicks (comedy) by Katharine Rex
Log Line: Two residents of the Bridgewater Assisted Living Facility want to spice up their lives with some Nets Flicks, but first need to figure out whose funeral is coming up next.
Papa (drama) by Bella Rinsky
Log Line: A woman in her late forties struggles to accept her father’s illness and combats a tearing desire to set herself free.
Primal Magic (animation) by Heather Parra
Log Line: After losing his mother to a poacher, a young shape-shifting tiger struggles to find his way as a Guardian.
Ramona (drama) by David Woll
Log Line: No logline provided
Tattoo (drama) by Steven T Smith
Log Line: A vicious tabloid reporter willing to do anything to get his next big story learns the true meaning of “skin in the game.” It’s enough to make anyone’s skin crawl.
The REVVER (thriller) by Mike Hanson
Log Line: At wit’s end with a motorhead neighbor always revving his big truck, a beleaguered artist takes matters into her own hands to finish her masterwork.
The Rusty Nail (horror) by John Acquaviva
Log Line: Two best friends on a mission go clubbing when one meets a handsome stranger over drinks and things take a turn for the worse.