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Dallas Screenwriting Competition


Listed below are the finalists for the 2021 Dallas Screenwriting Competition. Congratulations to all of our writers who have advanced in the competition and thank you for your submissions!


Our readers are experienced industry professionals from Hollywood's top agencies, and our judges panel consists of award-winning writers and producers. 

Feature scripts

BFFs Never Die
K. Jennifer Llagan
Don't You Know Who I Am?
Izzy Mariano
Lynne Ashe
The Gates
John Burr
Van 59
Brian Trotter

Short Scripts

Green Love
Penny Jackson
Happy Ending Retirement Home
Kirsty Budding
Larry Collins
Milo & Milly
Douglas Spaltro
The Last Prophet
Christopher Celestin

hour/Half Hour Pilots

A Family
Cid Weinberg
Betsy and the Emperor
Staton Rabin
Tracie Laymon
Andreas Nelander
The Ties That Bind
Haley Dercher
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