The Top 25 Screenplays of 2011/12 Announced

top 25 scripts of 2012

Well, you’ve been so patiently waiting for them, there’s no need for us to keep you any longer. In no particular order, congratulations to the Top 25 Semi-Finalists short film screenplays of 2011/12:

“The Medallion”, Valeria Figuracion CAD
“Cowboys and Indians”, Paul Adamian USA
“Aleksandar Waiting”, Frank Canino CAN/USA
“Joe Blow, the Cyclone Kid”, Kamila Sediego CAN
“Twelve Minute Murder”, Joselito S. Mordeno CAN

“I Should Have Stayed Home”, Michael Angelella USA
“Cells”, Brian Flory USA
“A Cabin In The Woods”, Joshua Bartolome CAN
“Outside The Box”, Kerry Barlow, UK
“The Other Line”, Luke Affholter USA

“Pretend Friends”, Matthew Allcock CAN
“Noise Cancelling Headphones”, Janet Wells UK
“An Incandescent Light”, David Gott USA
“Time’s Up”, John McCarthy IRE
“No Answers In A Gun”, Ken Wallace AUS

“Letters From A Stone Cold Killer”, Sean Harris Oliver CAN
“Touring Toilets”, Trisha Murphy USA
“Please Bring A Plate of Sandwiches”, Julian Williams UK
“The Life We Had”, Patrick Gannon USA
“Primary”, Juan Castaneda USA

“Escape Room Game”, Désirée Nordlund SWE
“The Day”, Gregory John Schatz USA
“Godforesaken”, Lonnie Schuyler USA
“Supernova”, Gordon Pengilly CAN
“Oh Bananas”, Dennis Goldberg USA

Be sure to check back at the end of April, as we release twelve of the above twenty-five to bring to you this year’s top thirteen (13) short film screenplay finalists.

About David Cormican

DAVID CORMICAN is an award winning blogger (2010 Canadian Weblog Award winner – best literature & writing category), father, performer, producer and founder of the prestigious Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC), an organization he formed to showcase and promote emerging screenwriters through recognition and the production of their winning work. In 2010 Cormican was a nominee for the Regina Mayor’s Arts & Business Award for Innovation in the Arts and a recipient of the National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize. In addition to establishing the CSSC's Short Film Fund, he is also a partner with Minds Eye Entertainment where he is in charge of development for the production company’s feature film, television and branded content. Recent producing credits include THE TALL MAN (Jessica Biel) and FACES IN THE CROWD (Milla Jovavich, Julian McMahon) for Minds Eye and RUSTED PYRE (Brooke Palsson, Samantha Somer Wilson) and MINUS LARA (a Bravo!FACT funded short starring Romina D’Ugo) for the CSSC. He is a board member for Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, a counselor for ACTRA Saskatchewan and board member representing the arts portfolio for SaskCulture. He also sits on various committees for SaskFilm, SMPIA and the Canadian Media Producers Association.
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