2020 TSL Free Screenplay Contest Semifinalists

By August 12, 2020Contests

Listed below are the Semifinalists of the 2020 TSL Free Screenplay Contest. These exceptional screenplays were selected from over 13,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

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Here are the Semifinalists:

“Land that we love”Julian Awoonor Renner
“The Left-Swipes”Jerrod Brito
#blessedAnnika Jarvis
25 YEARS – LATERMonica Schimmer
31 Days In SeptemberJordan Bernhard
6 Fairview Drivepaul charisse
A Bloody AffairScott Jeschke
A Crown for QueenieTiffany Lin
A Hero’s TaleWilliam Richardson
A Native LandCaitlin McCarthy
A Shore Odysseyalexander guerriero
A Study in ScarlettJennifer Woldman, David Maddox
AD·OP·TA·TIONJake Arky
Adam & the AstronautRobby Justiss, Jordan Maze
AdventouristTim Hitpas
All the Birds are FlownWarren Dodds
Along the Fortune TrailHarvey Goodman
AMERICAN INFAMYTakeo Hori
An Affair of HonorJon Jefferson
AngelAlex Alaniz
Angel Real EstateMike Hadley
ANGIE & MARIAStan Lieberman
Anything and EverythingSarah King
Arthur & ClaraKieran Bourne
AshesAlicia Ocana
Ask Me AnythingKal Brightwell
Aunt Beriah’s Kitchen of Eternal DelightsCleve Nettles
Aunt MargaretJulie Tortorici
Away With My HeartHOYT RICHARDS
Baphomet’s FaceBrenden Maranan
Best Friends ForeverDaniel LoBrace
Bill & AnneMichel Lichand
Bitter MilkJacob Watkinson
Black FridayPatrick Kelly
Black Mourning CemeteryBriana Bougard
Blessed Is HeTimothy Agresta
Blue HeatSkyler Thomas
Bridges we burnAndreas Vakalios
BRUTEBrian McCauley Johnson
Bull BoyRyan Ebert
Burning ShieldLandon J. Napoleon
CadenzaMark Nahuysen
Camp AmerikaDonna Burke
Caught Kalley Hoshaw
ChoiceLois Parise, Herbert Lipschutz, MD
ChroniclerKirwin Sullivan
CienfuegosBrandon Gale
CimmaronJonas Watson
Civil SavagesDaniel Griswold
Claire’s WarHalle McGowan
CoalescenceJacob Harpel
CombustioneNicola Quilter
Confessions of a CadaverMatthew Taylor
Creatures Down BelowBrian Hershkowitz, Robert D’Orazio
CRYKevin Michael Irvine
CryptidRegina Kim
Cuddle QueenMiriam Katz
Cursive LinesTodd Tavolazzi
CurtainMichael Davison
CyberJoe Dzikiewicz
DaisyNicholas Anthony
Dancing With Dog’s Rich Greatrex
DarkmatterStorm Ashwood
Dead Cat BounceJack Caswell
Dead Man’s DeedMichael Winingham
DeerslayerNathan Cabaniss
Dirty HandsTravis Burgess
Do Not Go GentlePaul de Havilland
Domestic PartnersKyra Brown
Don’t Fear The Reaperblaine wells
Down Harris LanePaul Early
Drain The SwampAlex Enriquez Drummond
Dreaming Of You, Peter HartAaron Abeyta
Eagle RockEleanor Wells
EdgewaterMatthew Sorvillo
EekiaLea Pascal
Endless ForestTsonko Bumbalov
Engine GopiKamal Chopra
EphebeThomas Mann
Escape ArtistsLeticia Burin
Esto no es una telenovelaMichele Serrapica
Eternity PackageMagdelena Ilieva
Event PointDIRK PATTON
EVERYLIFEHunter Liguore
FabricationsJames Tichenor
Family MedicineMissy Hernandez
Faraday: The NoticeKevin White, Corey Kirby
FASTER THAN BULLETSPat Holden
Fate BallRichard Sirianni, Adam Jones
FEATURE CREATURESSophie Hessekiel
FEEDERJustin Hurt
Finders KeepersIan Masters
Finding ResilienceMichael Tabb
FIREBIRDKathryn Machi
FixJeff Bower
Flowers of AprilTerry Nickelson
FluidJohnny Cole
FOREVERLYRay O’Conor
Four Corners CurseCatherine Y Fridey
Full F*cking MoonBrad Helmink
Funeral SeasonJake Hirsch
Go For Broke!Roy Tjioe
Go HamAdam Epelbaum
GOLDEN SHOWERS: The Search for the Presidential Pee TapeJoe Ayella
Goldsby-Buffalo SoldierGeorgianne Landy-Kordis
Goodbye, IraqVanar Jaddou
GrimJoseph Servodio
GUARDIANJess Gupta
Guns of OctoberMike Skerrett
GyopoChristina Ye Rim Jun
H.R. Eric Myrick, Kelly Campbell
Hack MomTal Almog
Happy AloneLloyd Seddon
HauntersChelsea Perrotty Talbot
He Has Your EyesRyan Eicher
HEARTLESSLee Kehoe
Hell’s PeakJoshua Deepan
How To Hire An EscortWerner Vivier
HUMStefano Nurra, Maria Grazia Cassalia
Hunk of Burning LoveJenna Cornell, Craig Knitt
I Want My Own Name BackFlorence Buchanan
ibrahimTerron Jones
Indigo ChildJackie Jorgenson
InheritanceKurt Choate
INTENDEDJoe Vallese
Into the HollowDan Gittens
IT CHOOSES YOUJordan Galland
Jadedpp Hsiung
Japanese for BaseballRay Keller
Jim’s Not DeadCarolee Caffrey
JoylessRyan Manns, Jocelyn Manns
Jumper and JakeCaitlin Amans
June WarClea Montville-Wood
KENOVAKhaila Amazan
Keyoka the Monster KillahMukhtar Vanmali
KILLING SQUIRREL CREEKErik Howard
KINFOLKD.K. UZOUKWU
Kings of MississippiG. Robert Frazier, Jay Wright
Laurence Has A PurposeCian McGarrigle
LemmingsChris Bolton
LilyMike Fardy
Lit LoungeThaddeus McCants
Little SisterBarbara Ward Thall
Little White LiesIan Masters
Living In SinERIAL TOMPKINS
MadonnasFabrizio Muscia
Miami MilesCharmain Johnson, Tae Daaz
Milbert’s TortoiseshellErik Charbonneau
Miss VioletChristopher Schrack
Morning of StoneJosh Flower
Muddy ShoesPatrik Krivanek
My Mom Is My PimpJeremy Sender, Lilliana Winkworth
NATURAL LAWNick Marini
Ninja BoysDanny Gendron
No Hit-BacksPaul Martinez
No Man’s LandSydney Brey
NORTH STARP.J. Palmer
NOT IN THE STARSErica Miner
NOTHING GOOD EVER HAPPENS IN NEW JERSEYKaren Bryson
NüversityDon Bapst
O.T.i.S.K.J. Sparrow
Of Darkness and FogJohn Burr
OilmanMatt Lowerre
Ok, Boomershaun polakow
On Thin IceLaura Ranney
Once Upon a HeistPatrick Sawyer
ONE MORE MOUNTAINJ. Barrick Griffiths, DeLayne Haga
One More RunKathie OBrien
Opposition ResearchTracy Schumer
OrsonJared Egol
Osama bin Laden: A Love StoryAmir Mo
OtherworldDawn Prato
PapergirlLouisa Makaron
ParoxysmJuan Manuel Cabral
Pawns Nicolas Scroggins
PEARL HART, THE BANDIT GIRLDenise Meyers
PENNEDSteven Pierce
Perspectives: Big Brad WolfeTim Dutton
PlaçageMichelle Robinson
PlayersSharon Rapose
Pole MolesDavid Morris
Polyester LawJoshua Dorian
POPULARMarley Schneier
PossumLyndal Simpson
POUNDTOWNBill Hanson
PrepAlexa Droubay
Pride of HollywoodDevin Toohey, Brian Whitaker
Pros and ConsKylie Rolincik
Publicity StuntKate McCreary
Putting Love On The Menuandrew mcgivern
Queen PunksAlison Reeger Cook
Rain WarsNicolas Motte
Red DustRichard Pengelley
RemnantFrederick Faett
Republic of WinneconneLisa Franek
Rescue DogBrent Delaney
Ret-ConPaul Sheridan
RevolutionaryKate Weyant
RubeDan OBrien
Salvadora Oscar Moreno
SantapaloozaToni Perling
Sapper DorothyMichael Mortimer
Scribe WieldersCameron Posey
Secret SidewalkVince White
Seed of KnowledgeEleonora Mignoli
Seize the DayDavid Pearlberg
Seldon SeenPeter R Feuchtwanger
Sexy Asian ManJarrett Jung
Sick of Nowhere DiAnte Jenkins
Sirena Del NorteEmily Pintor
Six Foot Under NoiseSarah Peterson
Skin SkippersKim Lozelle
SleepawaySam Rosenberg
SOJOURNChristopher Murray
Soul BoundJeannie Stivers
Space BudErik Rodriguez
Stagecoach MaryTaylor Hopkins
Stay!Kit Redstone, Arran Shearing
Strange As AngelsAkiva Penaloza
Strange, CABen Warner
SUPER-CRAZY MOMVanessa Every-Burns
Take the Reins Marsha Pincus
Ten Dollar ManAlex Pearcy
Thank God for MississippiAlexie Basil
The AccidentJason Collett, Kellen Boyle
The Baltimore RunMal August
The Black Patch WarAustin Madding
The Blue CircusDennis Foley
The Boy with the Pink TriangleAmy Reedy Asbjørnsen
THE BREAKLee Cooper
The BreakingNako Adodoadji
The Butter Street HitchhikerChris Hicks
The Christmas InvitationKate Kasch
The ContestJohn Wood
The Daffodil FieldSimon Wilkinson
The Dirty SpoonLauren Glover
The Divorce Ranch Haley Bresnahan
The Eighth PlanetCarl Lunden
THE ESTHER CODEESA NURMINEN
The Fifth DentistEdward Gretz
The Fighting UnicornsWill Zech, Alex Cope
The FreshmenAdam Karlson, Joe Hayes
The G.O.A.T.Sid Patwa
THE GOLDEN HOUR DANISH RENZU
The Hardest HitSam Juergens
The HarvesterMark Grossardt
The Head In The HeartlandWilliam Neary
The HitchhikerDan Ast
The Hotel CaliforniaMontana Twinem
The Legends WithinZayda Exeliz
The Margret HomeLydia Kane, Rana Mancini Cavanaugh
The MayflyRyan Curtin, Todd K
The Midnight TourChris Bolton
The Night DoctorsChristian Maxwell
The One Percent – TV PilotRay Keller, Richard Schmidt
The Other Side of TownDarian O’Neil
The RaceBarney Elliott, Conrado Falco Raez
The RevverMike Hanson, Kelly Moothart
THE SANCHEZ SISTERSApril Capil
The SleepoverDayna Noffke
The Sound SideAlex Blumberg, Mitchell Waranch
The Spider and the MothJake Baskin
The Tenth RoundStephanie Bianca
The Things We Left To DoNicole Coronel
The TidesJames Allerdyce
The ToyolRussell Southam, Brian Kazmarck
The Trail 1×01: It Begins With BloodJosh Hamelin
The UnpredictablesClifton Keenswijk
The VineyardTyler Morris
The Waiting RoomAlex May
The Wayward SonKeith and Cassie Hayasaka
The WildsCorinna Jill
Things That FallSy Huq
Time HustlersAndrew Hopps
TithesVictoria Vertuga
TOKEN IDIOTSMatthew Lutz
TriggerBrandon Bongar
TT FLIES – PilotKaren Franz
Turn A Blind EyeEdward Leech
UNFINISHEDEric Giancola, Tricia Olds
UNLIMITED PARTNERSJace Serrano
UnscriptedErin Dooley
Up / DownRAYMOND ZACHARIASSE
ValinovLori Reza
Vessel of LightMichael Fitzgerald
ViciousSasha Pasternak
Victoria IIRuth Trippitt
Violet SunDavid Alexander
WALLSAHMED UTHMAN
We, Who Lived SilentlyThom O’Driscoll
WHAT WE FIND AT NIGHTGinny Hill
What We KnowAshley Lenz
WHEN? NOW!Ana Moreira
WHITE TUNAPeter Marshall Smith, Stanton Hill
WILD LIFECarmiel Banasky
WillowwoodChristopher Locke
Wolf BiteScott Pittock
YOANNAPrecious Egwuonwu
Young AdolfThomas David Kehoe
YvesLaura Piety

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