Season 2023 Semi Finalists

A Christmas TaleGiovanni D’Amaro
MoonscopeDH F
A Dream Come TrueFrank Scott
A PTSD OdysseyDon B
A Siren’s Sweet WhisperFred G Stemme
Bereaved (Nukhaklo)Roberta Smith
Between the WallsCarmen Brucato
Billie the KidTom Jennings
Brown RecluseStuart Forrest
Cheap, Sexy, and Shocking!Janna Jones
Christmas In KyivAllan Tamshen
ESCAPE FROM THE HOOD MVP GOING GOING GONELaurie Thomas
Francesco’s CreationNam Nguyen
GallatinRyan Skinner
GLASSESAshri Gyorgi
HANKAlec Whittle
Hardware Store DetectivesNan Schmid
Head GamesMichael Holliday
Head in the CloudsCasey Hagaman
I-17Kerry Kent
Journey to FisterraAlan Lambert
KATIE S LAST DANCEMadeline Hombert
Love Me X 3ERIN ELIZABETH KEEFER
Luc Wants To PlayJack Silver
Not My Secret To TellKarla S. Bryant
One ShotJared Kash
Out Of My Systemviveka garza gómez None
OverdueJanna Jones
PalMichael Mau
Personal RelocationKevin Michael Morin
RhodesMichael Gascon
Sledgehammermobin maalirad
Statute of LimitationsShelbi Glover
Tempting FateTerry Podnar
The Alphabet RedeemerBlair London
THE DENTISTTIBOR OLAH
The FixRichard Abercrombie
The Great Sabotagemichelangelo franchini
The GrindLaurel Gans
The Happiest MomentJoseph Lint
The NestRichard Abercrombie
The Strange UntriedBenjamin Gohs
The Truth and Nothing ButOscar Ballyvolane
The VolunteerRobert Nelson
Things UnsaidMichael Holliday
Toby’s TreePJ Roup
Trail Of TearsHans Sluijter
What She SaidTom C. Hunley Hunley
When it PoursErin Beth

2022 Semi finalists

?SAY, QUE?!Erik Baker
A College StoryStuart Pollack
A Couple of Beartraps in the DesertPercy Parsival
A Gift From GodBarry Ward
A Promise of VengeanceGiacomo Giammatteo
A Scottish GemYvonne Lucrezia Condrau
Absolute ZeroBryce Hatch
Across The Neon HoursJ. Malia Miranda
Bayou Noir ‘Made in Louisiana’Christopher Fisher
Beach ImpressionsStuart Pollack
Blood Flows SouthGiacomo Giammatteo
Blood ManorSterling Daniels
Bloodlines: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993Eddie Clay Thompkins III
Blue Chip RedJason White
BOARDGAMESMadeline Hombert & Michael Markus
Boy BoyCian Jones
Breaking TomMichael Faunce-Brown
Buried SunshineCamden Toy
BurnedLoren Davis
ButterflyMelissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel
Child of the DisappearedMichael Holliday
Chosen FamBen Locke
ChupacabraAaron Willett
Close Enough To PerfectDan Williams
CLOSER TO LOVEBrooke Obie
Code 32Peter Lucic
CryptidsJoseph Murillo
Dave’s Lucky DayKevin Fintland
Dead KevinRichard Stirling
Desert Star NewsRobert Haus
DevastationRJ Frometa
Dial It BackErin Keefer
DissensionStacey Spivey
Do Unto OthersJoe Leone
Emery & Ellsworth Make a PictureMadi Stine
Escape From The Hood MVP Going Going GoneLaurie Thomas
Fahrenheit 3000Pamela PerryGoulardt
Figure EightsDan Williams
Final DescentMatthew Shoulders
FireblueTanner Bushell
Forever YoungMichael Holliday
Friendship, Honor, and MurderGiacomo Giammatteo
GeminiAlex Vickery-Howe
Hairy CarrieChantal Marie
Here’s My CardOscar Ballyvolane
Hovelton – ZombiesMathew Tretola
How To Care for Your Hermit CrabJohn Arduini
HungerMichael Hogan
Hunker DownKen Klein
Hunter KillerSteve Garvin
I Know How To SwimCheryl Lewis
InviolableDevin Dugan
JERUSALEM ROADSimone Yehuda
Lafayette, ‘Freedom Fighter’Marshall Ferrin
Last DateArmand Arekian
LAWLESS — Diary of a FixerJD Wallace
Look and SeePatrick Timpone
Love in The Time of CoronavirusEmilio Santin
Love Less LikelyDavid Liban
MachliarRobert Kouba
Marshal Bass LawSterling Daniels
Mon Meilleur AmiBruce Notman
Money CreekChristine Inserra
MosshartAlec Gutherz
Much Voodoo About NothingMatthew Nicholson
Necessary DecisionsGiacomo Giammatteo
NIGHTFALLRachel Barrett
Nobody’s HeroesMichael Elliott
NoireKC Kramer
Northern VoiceCandace Egan
Not a Creature was StirringMichael Hogan
Old Bones – The Ivory Lee Tindall StoryShannon Brady
Old PatrolKevin Jordan
Old WoundsGiacomo Giammatteo
PaleolithicFrank Jenkins Law Office Jenkins
PigcatSteven Bogart
Puck It UpKarinthal McCray
RandomSteven Braud
Red WorldKris Hall
Rescue HeartTane McClure
Return to SenderEric White
Roomies: NashvilleDeAndre Harris
Sam’s SearchMiriam Russell
Sawyer & SommersPatti Miller
Senior Ditch DayMatthew Nicholson
Sense of DreadJohn Cooney
Shattered TrustKarinthal McCray
Short LeashGarin Cycholl
Shoulda’ Swiped LeftMichael Dugan
Silent NationKatya Veber
Sled RaceKevin Jordan
Sora No Umi – OCEAN’S EMPTINESSMichele Gentile
Tahoe ’68Laura Good
The AnklebiterAndrew Jones
The Black SheepJannik Ohlendieck
The CommencementSterling Daniels
The Ex-FactorRobert Isabella
The Funhouse Slasher Vol 1Gerard Prenter
The mountainRuth Finnegan
The New Moon in the Old Moon’s ArmsDavid Sanders
The Queen of DystopiaTina Field Howe
The Real World of MoneyPatrick Timpone
The Red ZoneTerry Podnar
The ScamChelsea Kania
The Shadow FallsClay Callender
THE SILVER CUPDeborah Stenard
The Two RiversJohn Gronbeck-Tedesco
The Vatican DiaryMichael Sedge
TherapySarah Polhaus
Tomorrow Was a Long Time AgoGiacomo Giammatteo
TonightKC Kramer
Under the BridgeMike Bevins
VeraShannon Brady
Warm RegardsPiper Chaley, Olivia Kirkpatrick, Piontek Stretz
WASABIJOHN MCCARNEY
WatchlistAlex Vickery-Howe
When Pigs FlyTerry Podnar
Winning TicketBrett McArdle
Winter BirdStephen Treacy



Semi Finalists

2nd DateJaik Andino
A Cup of CocoaDan Stearns
A Man Called WhiteRandy Hines
A Pickle & A CokeAlex Kokenis
A Promise of VengeanceGiacomo Giammatteo
A Scent of LilacFrances McCoy
ADAMBremer Davis
Artificially YoursDavid Ho
ASK NOTJack Polo
ATOMIC CITYDamian Panetta
Beyond the DoorP James Norris
BEYOND THE RAZOR WIRESandy Thorne
BLACK MAGICJames Beaumont
Blood Flows SouthGiacomo Giammatteo
Bomb GIrl BalletJennifer Giacalone
Bon AppetitDavid Ho
BOOK OF DAVIDLois Buchter
BOYSandGIRLSJames Ferda
Bullet Proof MoneyDavid Healy
By The Time I Got To WoodstockJeffrey Massie
Champion Man, The Solar System OutlawMichael Cole
Check out DinerEamonn Eeles
Child of the DisappearedMichael Holliday
Cold War Charlie – Feature FilmCheryl Gallegos
Dear EszterAlex Balassa
death doseGerry Yukevich
DeliveranceOlga Holtz
Elements of BetrayalElizabeth Appell
Final Appeal (Pilot)John Thibault
FINE ART OF SAILINGLillian Rose Stewart
First ImpressionsPatricia Luke
Forgive NotRion Martell
Girl and her MonsterCarole Starcevic
GroundedMartin Tylicki
HAIL LARRYEvan Frondorf
Halfway There, Inc.Sally Kandel
HAUNTED HEARTMike Bencivenga
Heartbreak HotelMichael Holliday
HEARTSTONEMichael Williams
Heaven Insurancethomas Marshall-Wood
Here’s My CardOscar Ballyvolane
High StakesGail Knowles
Holistic AdmissionsLaurie McKinsey
House BrokenJoseph Lint
HypnoduceAllan Tamshen
I Hope This Email Finds You WellQuinton Buxton
It’s a Cultrual ThingPatrick Norris
JERUSALEM ROADSimone Yehuda
Joe GansMark Scott
Just One of the GirlsTimothy Hastings
Kangaroo Flat Pilot: The Chemistry SetJillian Abbott
Kat Killed My CatJavier Navarrete
Killing the PastAlan Smith
Liars and Thieves’ – Matamoros Pilot EpisodeJames Kahn
LovelaceSteph Wolf
Lunch LadyColleen Asbury
Memories of My FatherPaul Spreadbury
Memories of The BayMichael Perrone
Missing In Plain SightGary St. Martin
Mt. ClementRandy Hines
Murder Takes TimeGiacomo Giammatteo
Necessary DecisionsGiacomo Giammatteo
NevadaDavid Hyde
NightfallRachel Barrett
No One Will Know MeDevin Dugan
NoireKC Kramer
Old WoundsJames Giammatteo
On Last Third ChanceDennis and Matthew Foley
One and DoneDennis and Foley
One HIt WonderRion Martell
PastimesMike Timms
Prison To ParadisePeter Narodny
RecitationCourtney Froemming
ReheatedJeffrey Howe
Remember I Love YouLaura Guy
Reno DriftersGraham Lee
Rise of the SevenHenry Brown
Rodeo Rock Record ShopDevin Dugan
Saving RosesLouann Fernald
Sequoia BlueJosiah Signor
Shadow CoveTracy Mason
ShadowsMichael angel Johnson
Shoulda Swiped LeftMichael Dugan
Shriek LaneMarisa Martinez
SidekicksDan Asher
SmokesDrew Henriksen
Sounds FamiliarSteven Freehauf
SRIFederico Gil
SUGAR LANDTammy Lynne Stoner
Sujhaav #667R. P Sand
Tears of BloodJames Barrett
TERRITORYGavin Van Horn
TESStosteroneErin Elizabeth Keefer
The AftermathMary Tolan
The CakeGreg Emmerth
The CompetitionJerry Kokich
The ConductorChris Rich
The EstrangementPatrick Griffith
THE FATEDJD Wallace
The Fighting FirstAlex P. Stephens
The Good Lawyer PilotThomas Benigno
The GuiltGiovanni D’Amaro
The Killer ScriptDavid Pierotti
The LamplighterPamela Hanson
The Legend of Lizzy FlynnPaul Awad
The LessonDuncan Putney
The Main Guy Dies At The EndKC Kramer
The Malcontents – Church ShoppingChristopher/Daniel Miller/Lindeman
The Memory ThiefSteven Bogart
The New WineMatt Pinard
The Paperboy Chronicles , Pilot: A New AdventureSteven C. Martin
The Party HostBrad Clevinger
The Preposterous WandererAdam Weber
The Prince of Walgrove ManorPhillip Hardy
The Progression of Time (screenplay)Owen Megura
The Queen of DystopiaTina Field Howe
The ReturnSteven Roedersheimer
THE REVVERMike Hanson
The Timberline TerrorMolly Jacobs
Third WheelBlake Tamarkin
Three DaysEmilio Santin
Tiny VesselsSaraphina Redalieu
Unchained MaleMyles Lazarou
White RabbitSteven Lundgren
Who We AreKagure Kabue
Who’s On FirstRick Williams
Why?Paul Spreadbury
WingmomKelly Shanley
Winter SolsticeArmand Arekian

2021 SUMMER SEMI FINALISTS

A Grim Dark Bar In A Cold Wet TownJoe Kilgore
A New ConversationRob Sheely
ABSOLUTE ZEROThomas Seabolt
AbsolutionCarmen Mosley
access.pwrChris Bythewood
At The Mercy Of FaithSamuel Taylor
Bad Love StrikesKevin Schewe
Becoming SamGary D Jaworski
BeholderMarc Barrett
Better Get KrakenChris Warner
Beyond the DoorP James Norris
Big Al, Hip Hop and HerEllen Gerstein
Bomb GIrl BalletJennifer Giacalone
Breakaway HeartGary Piazza
BrujaMarisa Martinez
BURN PATTERNLaura Kemp
Cannibal MukbangAimee Kuge
CATWALKDeborah Berry
Cleansing ActsCarlos Perez
ConundrumMark Bourbeau
Cooper Adler’s Romantic ComedyJeff Opdyke
Craps, You Lose!Armand Arekian
Dancing IslandWilliam Holland
DeadShot MaryRobert Benson
Deliaamy hutchins
Doctor DetectiveEmilio Santin
Fall to HeavenDavid Phoenix
Far From HelpMichael Faunce-Brown
FARM CLUBJoe Leone
From New York to NashvilleArmand Arekian
Gateway GasSylvester Brown, JR.
Go FishSam Smith-Boyle
Good GriefJosh Nadler
HaciendaJoseph Lint
Hangman Short FilmSarah Rodenbaugh
Happy BirthdayDaniel Goudreau
Heartbreak HotelAngel Carr
I Wouldn’t Touch ThatMeik Fischer
In the BloodJack Halliday
In the Pocket, Episode One ‘Booted’ 2020Ryan Goldblum
Influencelouy fierce
It Happened in SilenceShaun Delliskave
KeysMichal Hall
Bravo Ramirez
LiberationStephen Colley
Lobster IslandChristopher Willis
LusitaniaChristopher Saunders
MadKC Kramer
MadamAndrew Vidgen
MAY A GIRL SIT HEREstuart schulz
MAYFLIESBrandon Howell
Mothers and DaughtersKillarney Traynor
My Name Is DavuLynda Dahl
Native AshesCarole Starcevic
NIDSTANGJared Lamp
Norse CodeAhimsa Kerp
NOW SERVINGAndrew Ortiz
OriginsMichael Panek
Poor Man’s SonJennifer Giacalone
PortalNick Josten
Prison to ParadisePeter Narodny
PureNava Silton
PurgatoryAllan Tamshen
Quantum EntanglementKC Kramer
QuaranteenJohn Lewis
Sarah Startup PilotGregg Greenberg
SessionMeik V. Fischer
Soccer MomAnthony Spagone
Somewhere, Sometime in AmericaMatt Lewis
Spirited WomenStevie Nelson
The aftermath of silenceMiguel San Martin
The AnklebiterAndy Jones
The Burning ManJack Halliday
The CallNelson Spear
The DecisionJoan Philo
The Extreme Weight Loss ProgramDana Hammer
The GreenwoodNathaniel Baker
The Healdsburg Home for the Terminally SexyPamela Weiss
The JudgesAmy Santos
The LessonKimberly Kalaja
The Other SideJoe Thayer
THE PHANTOM COUNCILJoseph Leone
The Second BeastDeirdre Patterson
The Shed Next DoorVirginia Youngren
The TestCarlos Perez
The Tragedy DramatistBrett Shi
The Twelve ChairsGregg Greenberg
The WhirllwindBillie Harris
Their BodiesGraeme MacQueen
Theo Jessup, Teen ‘Gene’iusIsaac Lucas
ThreesomeMarisa Martinez
Til Death Do Us PayLance Hendrickson
Time of Legends: Joan of Arc, the seriesCarole Starcevic
Tripod DetectivesDrew Henriksen
UNDERWATER HAZARDS MAY EXISTPamela PerryGoulardt
VoicesSusan Klos
Warm BrothersWilliam Gorgensen
Writer’s RoomJenna Johnson

2021 SPRING SEMI-FINALISTS

0 & 2Thomas Scott
10-50 FrankSean Mick
A Girl to LoveJoe Thayer
A Little Bit LouderBen Fussiner
A Warm Place in the SunBrad Perrott
All The Bright…Patrick Griffith
AlmostJay Landji
American FalloutHarry Kakatsakis
Among the SpiritsEmily McClain
Andre’s RebootSteve Coleman
Are you Here?Andrea Cabañas
At The Displeasure Of The PresidentBrian Cohen
At The FlashSean Chandler
AUNT JEANNIEDavid Gray
Bearing WitnessWindsor Racine
Beyond the DoorP James Norris
Bridge To AbaddonRobert Lawes
BurnArmand Arekian
Calamity Jane: Queen of SpadesPamela PerryGoulardt
Canyon RockEllen Golden
CascadiaTim Millette
CommemorarJohn Iadarola
Crankey Village, NMAlaina Warren ZACHARY
D.F.W.Deirdre Patterson
DadStuart Forrest
DeadlinePhil Valentine
DeliveranceOlga Holtz
Desert Star News – Pilot EpisodeRobert Haus
Distant CallTodd Sorrell
Don’t Take It PersonallySheri Davenport
DPD: DomesticJuliana Beckett
DreamerJordan Bonn
EarsRyan Costello
ECO AGENT MAN: Endangered is My Middle Nametom ballard
Everybody Dies in the EndToph Whitmore
ExtractionKathy Martinez
FakersRick Williams
FilmiProma Khosla
FiremorePiper Ozmer
Fix MeAubree Sweeney
Forget-Me-NotsJohn Dummer
FREEYOURSELF: A PTSD STORYKelly LaCombe
Gatling GunFrank Jenkins
Glow StickMichael Raymnond
GONZO MANIFESTOBrian Fitzgerald
Graveyard GossipMarisa Martinez
GUN BUNNIESDavid Gray
GusTodd Bird
Heavy HitterLiesel Galletly
HeritageAnna Maues
Highway to HavocBillie Harris
Hotwifin’Mark Wasserman
How May I Assist You?Jessie Carlson
If I Needed YouJoey Rayburn
IF THEY WERE OF USRosemary Griggs
ImpetuoisStuart Forrest
In The JungleChelsea Hazzard
InsightEric Murphy
Just One of the Girls May(2)Timothy Hastings
Lady in the WoodsTracy Mason
LawmanDennis Smith
Lieners Pilot – First Day of SchoolBrian Savage
LOVE THY NEIGHBORJean Buschmann
Lucy’s DinerJennifer Ball
Mincemeat ManorPeggy Sloin
MonsterKurt Choate
Music TechPaul Blake
MustangGordon Phipps
My Right-Hand ManAnthony Moschetto
NecropolisCaledonia Hanson
No Right Of WaySamantha Reynolds
Non-Official CoverJodi Shelton
Our Way – 5/18 – Full title pageJoe Nieves
Out of the ShadowsJeff Rosenberg
Over and OutCallie LeClaire
Party FavorsHogan Hiatt
PATRIOT-TRAITORRobert Rossi
PermissionJoe Capucini
Pipsqueak’s Adventures ‘Pilot: The Giant Egg’Heidi Segal
Powers and GloryP James Norris
Princess LoadingChristopher Sartorius
PursuitCraig Paulsen
Quantum EntanglementKC Kramer
QuaranteenJohn Lewis and Pamela Winfrey
RED PLANET BLUESWilliam Gunn
Red ScarlettGary Piazza
Remind MeKristian Noonan
RerunsDrew Wagner
ResilientTodd E Wise
Retirement Road TripJoe Leone
Rising Above ManiaKelly Karam
Roswell ’97Samuel Bollen
Royal JellyTom Sime
RubeDan O’Brien
RunningSean Chandler
S&M In SpaceJ.J. Hillard
Secret PassageJennifer Healy Gloeb
Shape Of My HeartIsaac Lucas
Silly WillyMagda Pazdej
Simon MagusAndrew Fontanez
SnowflakesRyan Costello
Soul MateDeirdre Patterson
Spencer DURAKLEON DAVIS
Spirit of the RainMay Walker
Straight Mankelly jean karam
SummerlandGina Stevensen
The Angelic RebellionPaul Skinner
The Biloquistchristine inserra
The Coal Miner’s WarRandall Reese
The Drive BackJustin Guidroz
The General – Black GenesisJoseph Lint
The Golden IdolMichael Alvarado
The ImpersonatorsMark Spurlock
The Lars Toshiba ShowToph Whitmore
The Main Guy Dies At The EndKC Kramer
The Man-Eater of Kot KindriGraeme MacQueen
The Missing ManMichael Price
The Mortality GameEd Vela
The Petrified FloristRichard Levine
The Rich & PowerlessJay Keefe
The Smell of FearJoseph Lint
The Sons of Liberty – 7Bruce Chapnick
The Spider and the FlyCarlos Perez
The VillainJoseph Lint
The Water ThiefEd Vela
The White RoadLayton Green
Trail of BloodFiore DeRosa
Tree o’ mineBernhard Riedhammer
Two LadiesRajiv Kachappilly
Under The LawAubree Sweeney
Up Close and PersonalArmand Arekian
Verity’s GameJennifer Giacalone
VETERINARY LAWDennis Paul
Ward 8Trung Vu
WastelandSean Mick
Web TrailDrew Wagner
WendigoDavid Zuckerman
When Jenna Almost Never Met The Real Liam (WT)Yael Brunnert
WindyTodd Sorrell