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A Féte Worse Than Death

Following a catastrophic event at a local village féte, a group of survivors get to know one another as they spend the night hiding from the aftermath.

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Length

10 pages

For Sale

UK

Comedy

Lottie Smith

WINNER

NEXT OF KIN

After a night out in Berlin, a young, gay, British guy becomes the victim of a system which denies his existence and throws him into oblivion following the sudden death of his partner.

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Length

6 pages

Seeking Finance

Germany

Drama

Dean Marriott

FINALIST

Birds of a Feather

After her father suffers from an accident, a stubborn 6-year-old girl struggles with feelings of inadequacy and sets out to bond with her sister, while they care for two sickly chicks.

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Length

15 pages

For Sale

USA

Drama

Nichole Redmiles

WINNER

Through the Open Window

A farmer and his son argue about the young man's future, until a sudden event decides for both of them.

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5 pages

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USA

Drama

Paul Weidknecht

FINALIST

TOUGHIE

A teenager comes out to her dad, and the tense, quiet aftermath tests their love and acceptance for each other.

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Length

3 pages

Seeking Finance

USA

Drama

Jose Casado

SEMI-FINALIST

MOUSE

A working-class mother battles the pains of separation, unwittingly dragging her son and his new pet mouse into her struggle.

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Length

15 pages

For Sale

England

Drama

Daniel Cotter

WINNER

OCEAN'S EMPTINESS

The wonderful story of why Mayumi has been protecting the oceans for over eighty years.

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Length

14 pages

Seeking Finance

Germany

Drama

Michele Gentile

FINALIST

MAN

Contemporary Ireland - a woman struggling to make ends meet has flashbacks to a recent episode of domestic abuse.

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Length

11 pages

Seeking Finance

Ireland

Drama

Cathriona Slammon

WINNER

THE HILL

Tony "Sparrow" Ryan wrestles with his resentment and hostility towards the Local Housing Service who are in the process of evicting him from his family home.

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Status

Length

15 pages

Available

Ireland

Drama

Peter McNamara

WINNER

MAGNETIC

A woman seeks help from a therapist for her recurring nightmares, and discovers that they aren’t echoes of her past but visions of her future.

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14 pages

Seeking Finance

UK

Thriller

Mike Waugh

FINALIST

Spier Dorcha

An Irish farmer faces trouble on the day of the Spier Dorcha festival.

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Status

Length

11 pages

Seeking Finance

UK

Drama

Isaac Izekor

SEMI-FINALIST

Friends

The encounter with a group of young boys leads a man to reflect more about life and death. 

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Length

8 pages

Seeking Finance

UK

Drama

Mazin M Sherabayani

WINNER

ICE

A pregnant teen struggles to maintain the secrecy of her relationship with a middle-aged man, in an attempt to regain control of her life.

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Length

5 pages

For Sale

USA

Drama

Olivia Hunt

FINALIST

Hush Little Baby

A man is slowly driven insane by the cries of a baby next door.

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Length

15 pages

For Sale

UK

Thriller

Ricardo Bravo

WINNER

Prize Fight

When talented, mute boxer, Anouk, forms an unlikely friendship with sensitive Theo, she discovers that some people are worth getting your knuckles bloodied for.

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Length

13 pages

Seeking Finance

UK

Drama

Caitlin Spiller

FINALIST

SHINY THINGS

A magpie encounters a man at the end of his tether. She offers a different perspective when she comments on how many things she sees in him that would be worth stealing.

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Length

7 pages

For Sale

UK

Drama

Marion McDowell

WINNER

TWENTY-NINETEEN

In a dystopian alternate version of California, a young woman, sick of being oppressed under a secessionist regime, joins up with a rebellion

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Length

18 pages

Seeking Finance

USA

Sci-Fi

Paul Zambrano

FINALIST

THE EXIT PLAN

In an overpopulated future, an elderly woman has to outsmart a government official who has been sent to 'Exit' her.

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Length

12 pages

Seeking Finance

UK

Thriller

Ella Cook

WINNER

RAISED INCORRUPTIBLE

After six members of The Church of Earth and Bone are found dead, DCI Hodges and DC Singh attempt to find out the cause - and the purpose of their strange ritual.

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Length

7 pages

For Sale

UK

Drama

Grace Card

FINALIST

SUMMER IS HOT

Two siblings try to come to terms with the recent passing of their mother as they try to fullfill her last wishes.

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Length

12 pages

In Development

USA

Drama

Lamar Vowell

SEMI-FINALIST

PARTS OF HER PRAYERS

After a rancher’s serendipitous encounter with an enchanting farm woman, he hears bits of her prayers telepathically weeks before her tragic disappearance.

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23 pages

For Sale

USA

Western

Kevin Silva

SEMI-FINALIST

Fun Times

An exploration of violence in low socioeconomic suburbs.

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Length

4 pages

For Sale

Australia

Drama

Llewellyn Michael Bates

WINNER

KARMA

The journey of a young emergency doctor, who breaks down under the psychological pressure of one accident case

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Status

Length

15 pages

Seeking Finance

Hungary

Drama

Viktoria Szemeredy

SEMI-FINALIST

I'll Fix That Beetle Yet

Diego returns to the city where he grew up due to his father, Antonio, being hospitalized with a terminal illness.

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Length

20 pages

For Sale

Brazil

Drama

Felipe Ferreira

SEMI-FINALIST

The Feast of the Goat

On the day of Eid al-Adha, Saeed tries to stop his Father from sacrificing his goat, but suffers from trauma as he fails to do so.

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6 pages

For Sale

Iran

Thriller

Saeed Zamanian

SEMI-FINALIST

A TIME TRAVELER'S DREAM

After ingesting a defective remedy for Alzheimer's disease, a lonely old man has a chance to go back in time and regain the love of his life.

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Length

12 pages

Optioned

Brazil

Thriller

Rafael Alves das Neves

WINNER

BIRTH

In 1735, deep in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, a terrifying legend is born.

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Length

5 pages

For Sale

USA

Horror

Giancarlo Fusi

Runner-up

Happy Man

Following a traumatic incident, a failing actor turns to a special drug that turns him into an amazing performer.

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Length

5 pages

For Sale

UK

Comedy

Chas Harrington

SEMI-FINALIST

IN THE STARS

A young man struggles to come to terms with his brother's suicide from PTSD.

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Length

10 pages

For Sale

USA

Drama

Persephone Vandegrift

SEMI-FINALIST

Breakfast Not Included

A smart, sexy, ‘Pinteresque’ resolution of a love story, between an escort and an ex.

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Length

14 pages

For Sale

UK

Romance

Richard Rudy

SEMI-FINALIST

BABY

Audrey clears out her estranged mother's home after she passes away and explores her grief for a parent she never really knew.

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Length

17 pages

Seeking Finance

Canada

Thriller

Connor Thorpe

WINNER

Commuters

On a train car back home to Long Island, a corporate city drone imposes upon another commuter to share a life-altering revelation.

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Length

4 pages

For Sale

USA

Drama

Fotis Michael

RUNNER-UP

Stand Up

After a mix up with an EDL flyer, Gary finds himself at a support group, but not the one he was expecting.

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Genre

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Status

Length

8 pages

Seeking Finance

United Kingdom

Comedy

Dan McKenna,

Ralph Brealey

WINNER