TITAN Screenwriting Contest

Announcing the 2023 TITAN Awards Semi-Finalists

After the initial inter-category competition, Industrial Scripts is delighted to announce the Semi-Finalists of The 2023 TITAN Screenwriting Contest.

The full list of qualifiers is below.

Even in the contest’s third year, the situation was highly competitive and there were a great many writers and projects that impressed.

So it’s a big congratulations to those who made the Semi-Finals, and a sincere message to those who didn’t, that this is by no means the final word on their project.

To all entrants, it’s worth recalling an attitude – nay, the only attitude – which gets writers ahead in any creative arena:

“By the time I was fourteen, the nail in my wall would no longer support the weight of the rejection slips impaled upon it.

I simply replaced the nail with a spike, and went on writing.”

Stephen King
(350m+ book copies sold)

The TITAN Semi-Finalists by Category

The TITAN Awards is a screenwriting contest whereby material competes against its own kind for as long as possible over the course of a contest cycle.

Horror feature vs Horror feature, Series Bible vs Series Bible, Drama vs Drama, etc.

Writers could elect to compete in 10 different categories.

Accordingly, here are the names and project titles of those who progressed in their respective category.


Feature Scripts – Action and Thriller

AMBER
Mark Brown & Dennis Donovan

CHARON’S DIVIDE
Robert Bridge

CONFIDANT
Marni Sullivan

DEAR GRANDSON
Scott Reneau

SIX SABOTAGE
Jeff Edwards


Feature Scripts – Comedy

BIKINI BLUES: MY SUMMER AT FAT CAMP
Christina Lopez

GOD, WAR AND TURKEYS
Candler Proffitt

HAUNTED HEART
Mike Bencivenga

LOVES COMPANY
Jason Laurits

STARRING JAKE WILKINS & JAKE WILKINS
Ed Wiles


Feature Scripts – Drama and Sci-Fi

BERNIE
Temitayo Fasusi

CHOWCHILLA
Jane Gideon

KEANU REEVES IS MY MUSE, MY SON IS A DRAGON
Phoenix Black

MERMAID
Vincent Nel

THE NIIHAU TERROR
Jeff Prahl


Feature Scripts Family and Animation

ASKARI
Christiaan Smit

DETECTIVE CLAUS
David Zeltser

ESCAPE FROM PET HEAVEN
Avery Koenig

GRISTLE
Heidi Hornbacher

JINGLE BELL ROCK
Curt Samlaska, MD, FACP,  FAAD


Feature Scripts – Horror

BARONESS
Brent Hartinger

POLAR
Christopher Kearney

THE OLD WEST END
Noah Petrillo

THE OLIVE GROVE
Ivan Germano

THE SUICIDE POND
Daniel Noy


Television Scripts – 60m Drama

ARCANA
Chandler Patton

BUTCH
Rae Binstock

JOHANNA VAN GOGH
Patrick Griffith

N.A.R.P.
Esther Shihabi

NEW OLYMPUS
Matthew Nicholson


Television Scripts – 30m TV Comedies

AUGMENTED REALITY
Jenna Cosgrove

CAMP PSYCHOPATHWAYSDanny Galvin

CURIOCITY
Maxxwell Gay

THE GULF CITY GAZETTE
Genevieve Smith

VOTE GOODE
Ryan Cruise


Television – Series Bibles

BEING A WITCH AND OTHER THINGS I DIDN’T ASK FOR
Sara Pascoe

FIRST BORN
Lonnie McIntyre

GREEK HOUSE
Dallan Beam

INTER-STELLA
Steve Valentine

N.A.R.P
Esther Shihabi


Short Film Scripts

AFTER WHAT HAPPENED AT THE LIBRARY
Kyle Casey Chu

CODE 136 AT DONCASTER COMIC CON
William Todd

HOLD ON TIGHT
Kate Austin-Raffan

KITTY
Holden Weihs

THE LATE SHIFT
Hallie Reese Kostrencich


1-Page Film and TV Pitches

AGAINST MY WILL
Martin G Blinder

CATCH YOU BECAUSE I CAN
Anna Wang

FLUKE
Martin G Blinder

LOVE AND OTHER EMERGENT PHENOMENA
Nico Rao Pimparé

THE GOSPEL OF AFRANIUS
Bogdan Veklych


Congratulations to all our 2023 Semi-Finalists, and good luck to everyone in the next round!

Learn more about The TITAN Screenwriting Contest.

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