We’re excited to announce the Winners of the 2022 ScreenCraft Drama Competition. These exceptional scripts were selected from almost 1,600 submissions. Congratulations!
Merciless by Corinna Jill
1854. A widow with a scandalous secret that could cost her life inherits a growing California township from her high-ranking political husband. As threats to her survival grow, she embarks on leading a fierce gang of women into a world of murder and chaos.
The Monsters of Saint Margaret by Rachel Stevens
A lonely and confused trans kid meets a frightening, feral swamp dweller, the key to a dark family secret, who forces her to face her own demons as she struggles to figure out who and what she is.
The Academy by Brit Cowan
While investigating a student’s mysterious disappearance from an elite, all-white boarding school, a Black police detective uncovers a world of conspiracy, cover-ups, and occultism, endangering his own son as he exposes the supernatural secrets behind the school’s success.
We’ve updated our participating add-on prize partner and are happy to welcome Adèle Borden, Manager of Content Strategy at Participant. We will be announcing our add-on prize winner in the coming days. Stay tuned!
We’d like to thank again our esteemed jury that included: Carlos Aguirre (VP of Development for TV, Paramount Network), Ilayda Yigit (Literary Manger, MACRO), Alex Bloch (Literary Manager, 42), Jarrod Murray (Literary Manager & Producer, Epicenter), Jason Fong (Coordinator, Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society), Echo Matthews (Agent, UTA), and writer/producer Noah Evslin (GREY’S ANATOMY, NCIS: HAWAI’I).
Congratulations to these winning writers and finalists, and thank you to our judges and to everyone who submitted projects; we read a number of remarkable projects. View the quarterfinalists, semifinalists and finalists by clicking the corresponding link.
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