We’re thrilled to announce our finalists for The Script Lab’s 2019 Screenplay Contest, in partnership with Coverfly. Out of over 5,000 submissions in feature, TV and short screenplay formats, warm congratulations to these top 20 finalists who will be advancing to the next round for consideration and the top scripts will be read by our industry jury to determine the winner. The industry jury includes:
Adrian previously worked as an agent in the motion picture department at Paradigm Talent Agency, playing an instrumental role in packaging multi-million dollar projects. He has since left to start his own management company, Recon Literary, where he reps television and feature writers with network credits.
Andrea Dimity is a film producer and literary manager based in Los Angeles. She started working in the entertainment industry while attending the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. Since then she has worked for such prolific producers and directors as Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Todd Phillips and Chris Meladandri in feature film development.
Jon Hersh is the manager at Housefire Management, a boutique management company representing writers and writer/directors. Jon got his start at CAA before moving to Broad Green Pictures and then venturing out on his own as a literary manager.
Formerly an assistant to Damen Lindelof, creator of Lost and The Leftovers, Adam started REJ Entertainment, a management company repping talented Composers, Directors and Screenwriters that work in all genres and can represent a wide variety of voices, demographics and styles.
Kegan Schell is a literary coordinator with a few clients of his own at Echo Lake Entertainment. Echo Lake’s client credits include THE HANDMAID’S TALE, THE POST, AMERICAN GODS, CSI: MIAMI, TEEN WOLF, HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, LAW & ORDER, THE BLACK LIST, AMERICAN DAD and more!
Lit Entertainment Group
Patrick is a literary coordinator at the recently-formed Lit Entertainment Group, a management company headed by veteran rep and producer, Adam Kolbrenner, formerly of Madhouse Entertainment. Their clients’ recent credits have included the films Prisoners and Christmas Chronicles, and the ABC series, Designated Survivor.
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The Script Lab’s 2019 Screenplay Contest Finalists:
|A Thousand Ropes written by Tim Greene|
|America First written by Christopher Ryan|
|American Vice written by Benjamin Feuer|
|Droid Hunter written by Robert Bielak|
|Dumb Bitch written by Cassie Keet|
|For Your Convenience written by Daniel Okunola|
|Grieving Spencer written by Yolanda Lewis|
|HIT ME HARDER written by Max Rissman|
|Insomniac written by David Troop|
|Nations written by Kathleen Cromie|
|Piney Ridge written by La’Chris Jordan|
|Remote written by Marc Roussel|
|Rough Surface written by Timothy Brennan|
|Stroke of Barbara written by Jesse Acini|
|Suffer a Wytche written by Glenn Gutshall|
|The Depths Below written by Andrew Pearson|
|Welcome To Your Mental Breakdown written by Tricia Williams|
|Whispers from the Watchtower written by Jai Brandon|
|Winemaker written by Miriam Rahimi-Cholensky|
|Yard Work written by Patricia Tabb|