First place:

Nothing Hurts Those Guys - Darren Ryan

Second place:

The Slip - Rosie Lawson 

Third place:

What A Team - Julia Kreischer


10 x additional winners:

And They Shall Handle Serpents - Jason Tostevin

Taxidermatology - C. Ray

Live Like A Legend - Nich Witham

Melville - Jeremy Storey

Smile - Rives Elliot

Is It You - Alexandra Shields

Say Your Prayers - Eduardo Basile

 The Perfect Family - Sarah Jo Brims

Pipe Wrench - Mont Haines

The App - Jeff Woodard 




First place:

Year Off - Thomas Sorenson

Second place:

Naughty Boy - Trevor Holt 

Third place:

Frique - Amanda Russo


10 x additional winners:

The Hourglass - Lane Blevins

Death Hunt - Phil "Chick" Faicco & Anthony Faicco

Mandible Automatic - Joe Narode

Threadbare - Daniel Bridel

Isle of the Misbegotten - Kyle Hintz

#Hater - Scott LaFortune

Blind - Helen Marsh

The Vault - January Rain

Death Rings A Bell - William Buntin

Bartleby Grimm's Paranormal Elimination Service - Daniel Alan Kiely


Maggie May

Jonathan Novack

Where There's Thunder

Antony Hajsok

Virtual Wraith

Sierra Wingert

House of Redemption - Hear Me

Lulu McClatchy

Maggie May

Virtual Wraith


The Killer Clown Meets The Candy Man

Fiona Mueller


Edward X. Young

The Killer Clown Meets The Candy Man

Sarah Maxwell


David Aldridge


Gemma Akinbiye


Mr. Sunshine

The Funtime Show

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Massive congratulations to our overall winners and to those of you named as finalists. Making the final decisions was extremely difficult because the standard of screenwriting and the quality of films on display was absolutely phenomenal. We were overwhelmed by the brilliant ideas, fantastic story-telling, mesmerizing dialogue and memorable characters which were presented. 


A huge thank you to every single one of you who entered. Although we are sorry for your disappointment if you didn't make it as a winner or finalist, we sincerely hope you still enjoyed taking part in the contest and found your judge's feedback constructive.


All screenplay winners will be contacted via email with full details of their prizes. If you were selected as a screenplay finalist, we will also be contacting you regarding your entitlement to an exclusive publishing offer.


All film-makers who placed as winners and finalists will be contacted shortly regarding a film distribution offer via's Theater of Terror, which includes distribution via Amazon Prime Video and Roku TV.

We hope to see you again for our next Film & Screenplay contest, which is opening for entries shortly!

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