The Screenwriter's Challenge is an international screenplay competition, now in it's 6th year, that challenges participants to create original short screenplays (15 pages max.) in as little as 24 hours.  The event is organized by NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness, an organization dedicated to discovering and promoting a new wave of talented storytellers.  NYC Midnight aims to provide the prizes and exposure necessary for writers to take their next big step towards writing professionally.

 

Past winners are pictured below:

 

 

2008

Stuart Creque (Moraga, CA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - “He Knows” (Horror) and “One Child Born” (Suspense)

 

Click here to read the Interview with Stuart

     
 

2007

Aaron Pease (Arlington, VA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "SNAFU" (Drama) and "We'll Meet Again Some Day" (Sci-Fi)

 

Click here to read the Interview with Aaron

     
 

2006

Elizabeth Chase (Pasadena, CA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Maddy's Quick Trip" (Thriller) and "Disgorgement" (Horror)

 

Click here to read the Interview with Elizabeth

     
 

2005

Amy Neswald (New York, NY, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Wednesday Night at Spanky's" (Comedy) and "Wilderness" (Fantasy)

 

Click here to read the Interview with Amy

     
 

2004

James Felder (New York, NY, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "The August Sun" (Horror) and "Marking Time" (Comedy)

 

 

 

Information for winning scripts from past Screenwriter's Challenges can be easily found in our scripts section on www.nycmidnight.com.  Each winning script's logline, genre, page count and contact information for the writer are listed.  Click here to visit NYC Midnight Scripts.

 

 

 

To be announced soon...

     
   

 

 

 

 

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