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Screenwriting Competition

WINNERS

Listed below are the winners for the 2020 Dumbo Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition. Congratulations to all of our writers who have advanced in the competition and thank you for your submissions!

WINNER - Feature

Revelations

Johnny Gilligan

When a mysterious disaster strikes the NASA space program, they rehire an impulsive math genius to investigate; what he discovers forces him into an impromptu battle to protect the entire universe. Think "Sherlock Holmes" meets "The Matrix".

Dumbo Film Festival

WINNER - Short

The Forest Fenced Becomes Backyards

Ryan Moore

Steve learns to *not* code.

Dumbo Film Festival

RUNNER UP - Feature

Rust

Guy Pooles

When a lonely teenage girl reactivates an old, rusted robot, she seems to have finally found a companion; but she will soon discover why this being was abandoned in the first place.

Dumbo Film Festival

RUNNER UP - Short

GREETINGS FROM SARAJEVO

Penny Jackson

A southern teenage girl has spent several successful years leading her family away from their criminal ways, but everything is thrown in jeopardy when her ruthless mother is released from prison. Breaking Bad meets Sons of Anarchy.

Dumbo Film Festival

HONORABLE MENTION - Feature

The Abolitionists

Leslie Lyshkov

A Manchu cavalry officer ventures to gold rush era California to end the shipment of Sharps rifles to China's Taiping rebels. He finds the gunrunners are a powerful cartel of Southern Secessionists and Chinese Tongs and forges an alliance with John Brown's Abolitionists, Mariano Vallejo's California Lancers, and Chinese gold miners to take down the cartel.

Dumbo Film Festival

HONORABLE MENTION - Short

The American

Dimitri Michalakis

A young Arab-American confronts his patriotic duty.

Dumbo Film Festival

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