2018 ReelHeART International Screenplay and TV Pilot Competition – Winners Announced

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We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 11th Annual ReelHeART International Screenplay and TV Pilot Competition in the Short Screenplay, Feature Screenplay and TV Pilot Competition Categories. Congratulations to All our Winners, Finalists and Semi Finalists in their Categories below:


FEATURE SCREENPLAY *Top 3 WINNERS*

  • The Mortality Game – writer Ed Vela 1st Place
    • Competes for Best Overall Feature Screenplay July 2018
  • Redirklus – writer Kevin R. Shorter 2nd Place
  • Surprise Divorce – writer William Jody Ebert 3rd Place

FEATURE SCREENPLAY *Finalist*

  • Junk Shop – writer Michael_Bommer
  • The Salt Box – writer Robert_J_Rogers

FEATURE SCREENPLAY *Semi Finalist*

  • Blood Trigger – writer Ron Podell – United States
  • One Starry Night (Aka Wall Street Stag) – writer Robert L Thompsett
  • The Bond of Budgies – writer Max Eigner – Germany
  • The New Wine – writer Matthew Douglas Pinard – United States

SHORT SCREENPLAY *Top 3 WINNERS*

  • Elephant Men Can’t Act – writer Chris Ristic, Canada – 1st Place
    • Competes for Best Overall Short Screenplay July 2018
  • Thy Will Be Done – writer Shareef Snuggs – United States – 2nd Place
  • St. Michael – writer Ryan Hayes, Ireland – 3rd Place

SHORT SCREENPLAY  *Finalist*

  • The Shipyard – writer Will Berry – United States
  • Honor – writer Ed Vela – United States
  • Talk To Me – writer Ryan Hayes – Ireland

SHORT SCREENPLAY *Semi Finalist*

  • Full Stop – writer Lea McMahan – United States
  • Under The_Knives – writer Adam Lane Sturkenboom – Canada
  • The Grand Jury – writer Suzanne Lutas – French Polynesia

The 1st Place Short Screenplay and the 1st Place Feature Screenplay above will compete for *Best Overall* in their categories at ReelHeART 2018 with a rehearsed Cast-To-Type Live Script Read in Front of a Festival audience on Tuesday July 03 – Friday July 6 from 11AM-1PM.



TV PILOT *Top 3 WINNERS*

  • Rogues Gallery – writer Matthew Michaud, United States- 1st Place
    • Receives a BONUS Live Script Read  July 2018
  • Breathe – writers Dillon Bumpus, Cassandra Grisdale
    United States/Canada – 2nd Place
  • Frames – writer Neil_O’Neil, United Kingdom – 3rd Place

TV PILOT *Finalist*

  • Psi-Com 5 – writer Ed Vela – United States
  • The Uniform – writer Raymond Creamer – United States
  • Lord Of War – Episode 1 “Blessings”
    – writer Melissa Torriero – United States

TV PILOT *Semi Finalist*

  • American Crusaders – writer Jordan Tinglet – United States
  • The Cry Of A Black Rose – writer Felah Voltaire
    Switzerland, United States
  • The Price – Episode 1Maybe Tomorrow
    writers Roberto Tomeo, Daniele Lince – United States

*Top 3* Screenwriters from each category will receive a generous Screenwriting related gift(s) from our wonderful Sponsor(s).

The 14th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday May 02 at reelheart.org

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