2017 Access Screenplay Contest Winners Announced!

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Access Screenplay Contest, sponsored by Roadmap Writers, Final Draft and Script Magazine.

Congratulations to the Access Screenplay Contest winners!

Thank you to our sponsors, Roadmap Writers and Final Draft, Inc.!

We’d like to congratulate all the writers who submitted. We poured through some amazing scripts. You should all be proud of your efforts and passion for writing!
~ Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, Editor Script

GRAND PRIZE

The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, meetings with Industry Execs who specialize in their category, travel and accommodations allowance for these meetings, and the Roadmap Writers Screenwriting Intensive Package.

Elizabeth Samaroo

EILEEN: An institutionalized sexual-assault victim finds the will to live when he forms a bond with an autistic young woman.

Follow Liz on Twitter: @Liz_Samaroo


CATEGORY WINNERS

Each category winner will have a Skype or phone meeting with selected judges, as well as the Roadmap Writers Educational Package.

FEATURE SCREENPLAY

Elizabeth Samaroo

EILEEN: An institutionalized sexual-assault victim finds the will to live when he forms a bond with an autistic young woman.

TV PILOT

Alexander Fraser

CREED OF THE CROOK: When their young son’s life is threatened by a violent gang, two reformed criminals, hiding their sordid pasts from one another, begin utilizing their felonious talents behind each other’s back to secure protection.

Follow Alexander on Twitter: @freelancefraser

SHORT FILM

Ian Robinson

THE CHILDREN OF LIR: WWII. Two injured British soldiers are caught behind enemy line, trying to get back to friendly territory. But when dying woman gives them her baby girl, the soldiers must decide whether they can make it with a child to protect.

WEB SERIES

Peter Stallo

WHITE TRASH HEROES: White Trash Heroes is the story of an ambitious federal agent forced to fuse his elite CIA training with the intoxicated ingenuity of a white trash family in rural Alabama to save the world from alien invaders.

Follow Peter on Twitter: @PeterStallo


FINALISTS

Each finalist will have a Skype or phone meeting with selected judges, as well as the Roadmap Writers Educational Package.

FEATURE SCREENPLAY

Eileen – Elizabeth Samaroo
The Sauce was Worth It – Luke Guidici
Trending  Jason Lauer

TV PILOT

Available – Candace Brown
Creed of the Crook – Alexander Fraser
Shrink Proof – Stephen Potts

SHORT FILM

A Chippy Off the Old Block – Kelly Jean Karam
Charon’s Way – Natalia Megas
Cypress Creek – James Smith
Kid Soldier – Kelly Jean Karam
Stormchaser – Gretl Claggett
Strange Noel – Guillermo de la Rosa
The Children of Lir – Ian Robinson
Thicker Than Water – Vincent Mancuso

WEB SERIES

A Very British Affair – Althea Shephard
Nowhere – Karen Partin Wells
The Exhilarating and Fashionable Life of Emmy Rose Knightley – Lisa Valerie Morgan
White Trash Heroes – Peter Stallo


SEMI-FINALISTS

FEATURE SCREENPLAY

Deviation – David Murphy
Eileen – Elizabeth Samaroo
Freedom Fort – Clint Williams
Kick Back – RC Atchisson
Lone Wolf – Ed Vassie
Lover Boy – Clinton Braly
Maggie Rocks – Guy Polin
Powderpuff – Chelsea Watkins
Second Chances – Jim Jackson
Sentient – Tony Baez Milan
The Devil’s Teardrop – Chip Riggs
The Family Trade – Erin Hays
The Narrow Edge – David Deverell
The Saint – Ellen Winburn
The Sauce was Worth It – Luke Guidici
The TransMutant – Malcolm Wong
The Wild Wild Witch – Greg Hill
Trending – Jason Lauer
Zero – Aarthi Ramanathan

TV PILOT

Available – Candace Brown
Black Belts – Charlie Neuner
Cascade – Lawrence Felix
Creed of the Crook – Alexander Fraser
Shrink Prood – Stephen Potts
The Great Game – Carlos Hernandez
The Great Hunger – Kristen Nedopak
The Vanished – Heather Shepherd
Uptown Wildfire – Rachelle Mulumba
When the World was Square – Irwin Greenstein