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Dallas Screenwriting Competition


Listed below are the quarterfinalists 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

A Black Tribute and a Red Scare
Rodgers Wilson
All the Boys
A.P. Hello
BFFs Never Die
K. Jennifer Llagan
Charles A. Honeywood
Before Dark
Tylie Cox
Don't You Know Who I Am
Izzy Mariano
Saturday Night Lesbian
Tracie Laymon
Lynne Ashe
The Gates
John Burr
The Kidnapper
Dave Moutray
The Portage
Jason Partridge
The Whirlwind
Billie Harris
Bruce Miles
Unbridled Courage
Bruce Miles
Van 59
Brian Trotter
Van 59
Brian Trotter

Short Scripts

Marko Pandza
Corps a Crops
Daniel Pappas
Gloomy Sunday
Kevin Machate
Good Girl
Haley Dercher
Green Love
Penny Jackson
Happy Ending Retirement Home
Kirsty Budding
Larry Collins
Jeremy Hsing
Travis Meguire
Milo and Milly
Douglas Spaltro
Morton's Trucking Co.
CG Zarbock
Table for Two
Joe Kilgore
The Delusion
Joshua T. Harrel
The Last Prophet
Christopher Celestin

hour/Half Hour Pilots

A Family
Cid Weinberg
Betsy and the Emperor
Staton Rabin
Tracie Laymon
Andreas Nelander
Just Your Average Haunting
Marko Pandza
Kandlestick Men
Frank Monteleone
Danny Alex
Mariah the Miracle
Alex Costello
Pigeoni's Pizza
Michael Tannenbaum
Straton Rushing
The Roughest Town in the West
Guershon Moreno
The Ties that Bind
Haley Dercher
Things Imagined
Chantal Eyong
Aadrise Johnson
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