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We are delighted to announce the Semi-Finalists for our Spring 2017 International Screenwriting Contest.

Since the Bonus two-week extension in late May, we’ve had a lot of scripts to get through – but it’s been an enjoyable task reading through every one submitted – so thank you to everyone who entered the contest.

At this time, we try to only include scripts that we’re still considering as a potential winner. Having made the Quarter-Finalists shows that a script or writer already has some clear potential, and a Semi-Final place means that with more development this script could become a contender. Keep that in mind as you think about what to do with your script next. With the Summer 2017 Contest having just recently opened, the results should give you a good guide to the current state of your idea, writing and script.

We hope that those who did not make the Semi-Finals will stay in touch with us: very few writers secure an industry commission with their first few screenplays. We have enjoyed our exchanges with you and continue to work hard at making this site more relevant to your careers. Don’t forget that many of our writers got their careers going by using our consulting service: CLICK HERE

If you’ve sent us a revised version of a previous script but it’s still not gained the result you were hoping for, we recommend that you consider getting a consultancy on it from us. That way you can find out what we currently feel is holding your script back. And don’t forget our latest round of contests. You can get free entry to our main contest and the Featured Script of the Month when ordering a consultancy HERE.

So, here are the WriteMovies Spring 2017 International Screenwriting Contest Semi-Finalists, all of whom will get re-evaluated and new eyes as we select our top three Winners to be announced Friday, July 7th.

PERFIDIES, Bill Baber INSURRECTION (Pilot), Simon Bowler THE 405, Patrick Byrne BURNER, Bob Canning SEEMINGLY HARMONIOUS, Dengxian Cao
FELIX KERSTEN, Juniet Cedric CAPE ANGEL BLUES, Carl B. Clark AMERICAN HUNGER, Victor de Oliveira CRAZY WITH LOVE, Ronald L. Ecker THE ASHERAH, Ronald Ecker
COLONIALS, Ian Fletcher DRAGONS, Jason Ginsburg THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GEORGE BAILEY, Phillip Hardy NOBODY’S TRACKS, Guy Harvey PEANUT, Manny Jimenez Sr.
CHOKE JOB, David Johnson THE FACTION, Kevin Karp GAMERS, Travis Lemke MYSPACE LOVE, Christophe Lourenço NEVER A WORD OF A LIE, Karl Mather
LOVE CRUSH, Hamilton Mitchell THE LOCKSMITH, Jeffrey Morales THE LOSING GAME, Bernhard Riedhammer THE LORDS OF FARHAVEN, Michael Snow THE CHERRY ROOM, Christine, Stevens DeLorenzo
BLACKBERRIES IN THE DREAM HOUSE, Patrick Towne and Diane Frank LOVING MY ENEMY, Maria Rosario A. Yano

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