First place:

Wanted - Michael Strauss

Second place:

All The Guys Like April - Susie Wynn

Third place:

Lunchbox - Jessica Ellroy


10 x additional winners:

Man Cave - Mark Higgins

Affliction - Lucas Garbera

Dead, Baby - Jamie Campbell

Kill Me Again - Mitch Smith

Cuckoo - Iain Bruce

Affliction - Laura Fielder

Pairs - Garrett Amerson

Bunnie Hunt - Jason Boaden

Allusion - Scott Hutz

The Sound of Crows - Michael J. Casey

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First place:

Morning Dip - Timothy Martin

Second place:

Purgatory Circus - Hayley Donovan

Third place:

Free Refill - Carrie Cole


10 x additional winners:

Dig Me No Grave - Gary Piazza

Bride and Doom - Emily Winter & Chris Calogero

Gunga Din - Jessi Thind & Mathieu Lariveire

Killer Kittens - Steven James Deering

Three Birdz - Samantha Brennan

Forklift Gladiators - Nik Wendelsdorf

Swine Heart - Theresa Anne Carey & 

Bruce Stephen Brochtrup

Mattress Monster - Bryant Hasheider

Tipsy Crow - Patrick Hatten

Hypnotic - Clint Mathewson


Best Film - Freight

Best Director - Carolyn Jennifer Corkindale, Future Harvest

Best Actor - Alex Montaldo, Pastiche

Best Actress - Kimberly Divad, Perception

Best Baddy - Martin McLaughlin, Sid

Best Special Effects - Nova



Best Film - Bad Candy

Best Director - Manu Herrera, Hunger

Best Actor - Judah Vivancos, Hunger

Best Actress - Ana Paula Martinez, Violent Delights

Best Supporting Actor - Michael Clancy, Three Days

Best Supporting Actress - Vanessa Ahern, Rain

Best Baddy - Alissa Schneider, Celebrity Crush

Best Special Effects - Violent Delights

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 Amazon Prime Video collective.

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

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