Congratulations to the Winners of the 4th Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

By Admin · May 16, 2017

Culled from over 2000 screenplays submitted from all over the world, ScreenCraft has announced the winners of the 4th annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship! For the past four years, ScreenCraft’s prestigious screenwriting fellowship has aided emerging screenwriters in their professional pursuits through ongoing consultation and key industry introductions. Past fellows have gone on to successfully option their scripts and secure representation at top Hollywood agencies, from UTA, to Paradigm Talent Agency.

This year’s winners are:

Ryan W. SmithJacaranda (Feature)

Jacaranda, a searing dramatic thriller set in 1986 Apartheid South Africa, centers on a young black freedom fighter who sets out to rescue her father, who has been wrongfully arrested for a bombing she caused. Through her pursuit, she comes face-to-face with the grotesque underbelly of the Apartheid regime, and forms an unlikely friendship with a member of her perceived enemy.” 

Anna Klassen, – 14 Words (TV Pilot)

In 14 Words, intrepid Sophia attempts to infiltrate a white supremacy group called Aryan Resurgence to further research for her exposé. Meanwhile, the cult’s leader is stepping down and his son — who has radical new plans for the group — is taking over. Sophia inches closer to uncovering the hate group’s darkest secrets, but little does she know, she’s the key to their biggest plot yet.”

Anya Meksin – Taminex (feature)

Taminex is an emotional and suspenseful sci-fi thriller set over the course of one night about a sheltered young woman in the midst of an urban pandemic. When her boyfriend Gene falls ill with a deadly virus, Leigh must venture outside her cocoon of safety to procure the only drug that can save Gene’s life and her own–Taminex. Amid a citywide shortage, Leigh must rely on a mercurial black-market drug dealer she met online, who promises to sell her Taminex but only if she travels to the city’s most dangerous district and the outbreak’s epicenter.”

Check out ScreenCraft’s website for the full list of finalists and semi-finalistsCongratulations to all the winners!