The Short Screenplay Challenge is an international screenwriting competition, now in it's 8th year, that challenges participants to create original short screenplays (5 pages max.) based on genre, location, and object assignments.  The event is organized by NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness, an organization that has been holding exciting creative competitions since 2002 and is 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.

 

 

2016

Teresa Bass (Newtown, New Zealand)

 

Winning Scripts - "The Neomonster", "Do Robots Drink Wine?", "The Great Wish Machine", and "Love After the Apocalypse: A Helpful 'How To' Guide"

 

Click here to Read an Interview with Teresa

     
 

2015

Laura Foody (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Tangibles", "Materials for the Blind", "Weight", and "Memento Mori"

     
 

2014

Bobby Webster (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "In the Stars", "Downstream", "Bitten", and "Food Chain"

     
   

2013

Gregory Fodero (Boston, MA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Sing for Me", "Blind Risk", "Catching Up", and "Statutory Therapy"

 
     
 

2011

Joshua Briggs (West Stockbridge, MA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Second Movement", "Round About Midnight", "Play", and "To Get to Sea"

     
 

2010

Eric Johnson (Oak Park, IL, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Pumpkin Hunting", "Gone Biddin' ", "Suicide Circus", and "The Mission"

     

2009

David Bowman (Redmond, WA, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - "Severed Head Overtures", "This Side of Happyland", "The Changing", and "Schizoid"

     

2008

John O'Neal (Crested Butte, CO, USA)

 

Winning Scripts - ''"Rosie's Secret", "The Right to Remain", "Take Care of My Rose", and "Return to Sender"

     

 

 

 

 

 








 

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