Below is a list of all the screenplays that made it into the Semi Finals of this year’s SYS’s Six-Figure Screenplay Contest. A big congratulations to all the writers. Congratulations!

With each round we try to choose the scripts that best fit what we’re looking for with SYS’s Six-Figure Screenplay Contest. All of these screenplays are well written, original and could be produced on a modest budget. We’ll be making our final announcement on November 10th.

Here are this years Semi Finalists:


Gloomy Sunday (horror) by Kevin Machate
Scumbags (comedy) by Tony Hunter
Thirty Magic Candles (horror) by Joe Hurst


Bad Business (comedy) by Andrew Adams
Barth (drama) by Scott Marshall Taylor
The Edge of Darkness/DARK SMOKE (horror) by Amy Rebecca Blackwelder
The Unseen (thriller) by Shiva Ramanathan