FEBRUARY 2021 WINNING WRITINGS (49)

Watch 49 winning screenplays & stories performed at the festival in February 2021.

1 Movie Trailer:

BEHIND THE MUSIC. Documentary. 9min., USA
SHORT FILM TRAILER: Behind the Music, Documentary, 9min., USA

1 Screenplay Trailer:

WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT, by Stephen John Beyer
SCRIPT TRAILER: Where Were You When The Lights Went Out?, by Stephen John Beyer

1 Feature Screenplay:

COPPERLAND, by Eila Algood, Holly Algood, Susan Froetchel
LGBTQ+ Festival Feature Screenplay Reading: COPPERLAND, by Eila Algood, Holly Algood, Susan Froetchel

9 TV Screenplays:

BLOOD TIES, by Joanne Myers
TV BEST Scene Script Reading: Blood Ties, by JoAnne Myers

STAZIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT, by Christina Hodel
COMEDY Festival TV 1st Scene Reading: Stazie In The Spotlight, by Christina Hodel

SWEET VALLEY SPY, by Sierra Hall
FEMALE Festival TV 1st Scene Screenplay: Sweet Valley Spy

IVY, by Nicole Dawson
FEMALE Festival TV Best Scene Reading: IVY, by Nicole Dawson

THE SOLDIER AND THE SPY, by Mike Garcia
TV Screenplay 1st Scene Reading: The Soldier And The Spy, by Mike Garcia

STEALING THE MONA LISA, by Erik Corradino
TV FESTIVAL Best Scene Script Reading: Stealing The Mona Lisa, by Erik Corradino

SPORES, by Pat Brown
FANTASY/SCI-FI Festival TV Best Scene Reading: Spores, by Pat Brown

PEAKY BLINDERS, by Alberto Pena
https://actionadventurefestivaldotcom.wordpress.com/2021/02/19/action-crime-festival-tv-spec-screenplay-reading-peaky-blinders-good-friday-by-alberto-pena/

ORPHEUS, by Richard Giarraffa
https://actionadventurefestivaldotcom.wordpress.com/2021/02/19/action-festival-tv-1st-scene-reading-orpheus-by-richard-giarraffa/

10 1st Scene Screenplays:

QUASH, by John McCarney
DIVERSITY Festival 1st Scene Script: QUASH, by John McCarney

STRAYS, by Robert Woolridge
LGBTQ+ Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Strays, by Robert Wooldridge

KEVIN’S OTHER KEVINS, by Gordie Hvolka
SCI-FI/FANTASY Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Kevin’s Other Kevins, by Gordie Hvolka

GRID, by Joshua Tywater
SCI-FI/FANTASY Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: GRID, by Joshua Tywater

MISERABLE PEOPLE, by Jeff Hindenach
LA Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Miserable People, by Jeff Hindenach

BLEED JUST LIKE US, by Ezekiel Jermiah Walker
LA Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Bleed Just Like Us, by EZEKIEL Jeremiah WALKER

AND NO ONE MOURNED by Ky Rogers
1st Scene Screenplay Reading: And No One Mourned, by Ky Rogers

DEMONOLOGY, by Joseph Bronzi, Lindsay Gelfand, Buddy Fitzpatrick
1st Scene Screenplay Reading: Demonology, by Joseph Bronzi, Lindsay Gelfand, Buddy Fitzpatrick

KILT, by Ron Leach, Kristian Hodko
DIVERSITY 1st Scene Screenplay Reading: KILT, by Ron Leach, Kristian Hodko

GENDER REVEAL PART, by Aaron James Sutch
COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Script Reading: Gender Reveal Party, by Aaron James Sutch

PENELOPE’S WAR, by Nancy Sunny Ellis, Marc L. Ellis
Experimental Festival 1st Scene Screenplay: Penelope’s War, by Nancy “Sunny” Ellis & Marc L. Ellis

9 Short Screenplays:

THE INTERPRETATION OF A DREAM, by Farnoosh Dayyani
LGBTQ+ Festival SHORT Screenplay: The Interpretation Of A Dream, by Farnoosh Dayyani

DAY FOR MAGIC, by Robert Fitl, Lee Taylor
Winning SHORT Screenplay Reading: Day For Magic, by Robert Fitl, Lee Taylor

THROWAWAYS, by Andy Carpenter
ENVIRONMENTAL Festival Winning SHORT Screenplay: Throwaways, by Andy Carpenter

HOPE, by Tienny The
ANIMATION Festival SHORT Script Reading: Hope, by Tienny The

ONE WISH, by David Dau Henry
THRILLER Festival SHORT Screenplay Reading: One Wish, by David Dau Henry

TOO HARD, by Matt Clifford
COMEDY Festival WINNING Short Screenplay: Too Hard, by Matt Clifford

AN EVENING WITH ILLNESS, by Donald Just
CHICAGO Festival Winning SHORT Screenplay: An Evening With Illness, by Donald Just

GODZILLA AND THE TECHNICOLOR GUARDS, by Hank Biro
FAN FICTION Festival Winning SHORT Screenplay: Godzilla and the Technicolor Guards, by Hank Biro

PERMISSION, by Joe Capucini
Winning Short Screenplay; PERMISSION, by Joe Capucini

12 Best Scene Screenplays:

IN HYDING, by Carlos Perez
LGBTQ+ Festival Best Scene Reading: In Hyding, by Carlos Perez

CONQUIST, by Dirk Strasser
SCI-FI/FANTASY Festival Best Scene Reading: Conquist, by Dirk Strasser

GALAXY CHAMBER, by Patrick Hatten
FANTASY/SCI-FI FESTIVAL Best Scene Reading: Galaxy Chamber, by Patrick Hatten

SISTER STONES, by Nicole Dawson
FEMALE Festival Best Scene Reading: Sister Stones, by Nicole Dawson

HYSERESIS, by Lynn Vincentnathan
FEMALE Festival Best Scene Script Reading: Hysteresis, by Lynn Vincentnathan

SACRIFICES, by Richard M. Kjeldgaard
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Reading: Sacrifices, by Richard M Kjeldgaard

THE DIRTY BLONDE, by Sven Anarki
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Script Reading: The Dirty Blonde, Sven Anarki

THE DARK VALLEY, by T.J. Morehouse
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Script Reading: The Dark Valley, by T.J. Morehouse

WE ARE ALL DEAD, by Arthur Tiersky, Bruno Fischer
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Script Reading: We Are All Dead, by Arthur Tiersky, Bruno Fischer

RECITAL, by Penny Brommersma
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Script Reading: Recital, by Penny Brommersma

SEVERANCE PAYBACK, by Richard M. Kjeldgaard
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Script Reading: Severance Payback, by Richard M. Kjeldgaard

SOLSTICE, by Stephen John Beyer
THRILLER Festival Best Scene Reading: Solstice, by Stephen John Beyer

WEDDING NOT GUARANTEED, by Matt Clifford, Mellinda Hensley
Winning COMEDY Short Screenplay: *Wedding Not Guaranteed, by Matt Clifford, Mellinda Hensley

3 Short Story Readings:

ALOOT: A LIFE OUT OF TIME, by Sam Ornstein
LOGLINE READING: ALOOT: A Life, Out Of Time, by Sam Ornstein

GHOSTS OF MISSOURI, by Troy Morehouse
SHORT STORY Reading: Ghosts Of Missouri, by Troy Morehouse

BLAZES BLACK WIDOWS, by Dana Littlejohn
STORY Reading: Blaze’s Black Widows, by Dana Littlejohn

3 Poems:

REFLECTION, by Devin Layshon
POETRY READING: Reflection, by Devin Layshon

ALL THAT REMAINS, by Louise Gallagher
POETRY READING: All That Remains, by Louise Gallagher

IS IT BECAUSE I’M BLACK, by Jermal Perkins
POETRY READING: Is It Because I’m Black, by Jermal Perkins