iW NEWS | Slamdance Announces Screenplay Competition Winners

iW NEWS | Slamdance Announces Screenplay Competition Winners

The Top 10 winners of the 13th Annual Slamdance Screenplay Competition have been announced, with Neil McGowan’s script “Numbers” taking top honors. McGowan, who works as an administrative assistant for a non-profit research and analysis company and is a first time screenwriter, was given a $7,000 cash prize for best feature-length screenplay during an awards presentation hosted by the Writers Guild of America, West. Other winners (ordered 2nd through 10th place) include: “Goodman’s Garden” by Douglas Miller; “Want and Curiosity” by Eric Weller; “Human Resources” by Marissa Jo Cerar; “Lucas Donovan” by Keisha Poiro; “Moonbeam Fisherman” by John Dummer;” “Mendelssohn” by Joseph Yuan and Jeanette Manning; “Hair Today” by Dennis Douda; “Czechoslovakia” by Alvin Easter; and “Truckers VS. Bikers” by Aaron Grunland and Sean Huet. Slamdance received over 2,000 submissions for the competition. [Peter Knegt]

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