The Black List Announces Its 2015 List of Most Liked Unpublished Screenplays

The Black List Announces Its 2015 List of Most Liked Unpublished Screenplays
The Black List Announces Its 2015 List of Most Liked Unpublished Screenplays

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Now in its eleventh year of existence, The Black List has announced its annual list of unpublished screenplays — not a “best of” list, as the survey often reminds its readers, but a “most liked” list that requires a large network of executives to pick the scripts they like the most and share them in the List’s always-evovling forum — as per year-end tradition. 

Before announcing the official list, The Black List’s Twitter account shared a variety of tidbits about best Black List entries (with a hefty emphasis on awards season reach) and some trivia about the 2015 iteration of the list. Of note: A total of 81 scripts made this year’s list, and no screenwriter is represented more than once on the list (although one writer, Randall Green, had two scripts on last year’s list, a pretty tidy streak). It’s a compelling list of new talents and ideas, and there are plenty of movies-in-the-making to get excited about here.

Check out this year’s List below:

Jake Morris & Scott Wolman

Will Staples & Tony Camarino

“105 and Rising”
Andrew Cipio

“Crimson Trail”
Jeremy Schipp

“The Fisherman”
Will Dunn

“The Canyon”
Alex Cocquelow

“Queen of the Air”
Kat Bascoe

“An African Western”
By Chloe Castillion & Ridgeway Wilson

David Burke

“Pandemonim Splendidly Managed”
Brett Conrad

“Cut and Run”
Zoe McCarthy

Nicholas Zort

Matthias Carusoe

“Black Friars”
Chris Bremner

Mark Benculie & Jeff Prichard

Laurie Evans Taylor

“Septillion to One”
Adam Perlman & Graham Sack

“Wish Upon”
Barbara Marshall

Ari Gwendolyn & Rob McClelland

“Star One”
David Coggeshall

“I Believe in America”
Terry Fine

“Treasure Island”
James Coin

Mattson Tomlin

“The Wretched Emily Derringer”
Chris Thomas Dublin

“Circle of Treason”
Anna Waterhouse & Joe Schrapnel

Mike Rizzollio

“Castle Drive”
Matthew Scott Weiner

Matt King

“Our Week with Waller”
Evan & Shane Merzai

“Mayday 109”
Samuel V. Franco & Evan Kilgore

Jeffrey Gelber & Ryan Belenzon

“Great Falls”
Andy Friedof

“The Setup”
Carrie Grunland

“Green River Killer”
Michael Sheen

“The Libertine”
Ben Kopit

“All the Money in the World”
David Scarpa

Isaac Adamson

Neil Widener & Gavin James

“Bare Knuckle”
Dave Matteo

“Free Agent”
Sam Regnier

Henry Dunham

Christian Contreras

“The Virginian”
Michael Russell Gunn

“Untitled Sociopath Project”
Topher Reese Lawrence

“The Boy”
Owen Edgerton

Mike Van Waes

“Songs of Treblinka”
Viroka Bade

Pete Bridges

“Do No Harm”
Julia Cox

“Crook County”
Aron Gaudet & Gita Pullapilly

“Francis and the Godfather”
Andrew Ferotti

“Atlantic Wall”
Zach Dean

“True Fan”
John Whittington

Maggie McGowan Cohn

Geneva Robertson

“The Burning Woman”
Brad Ingelsby

John Polano

“Miss Sloane”
Jonathan Perera

“Spring Offensive”
Matthew McInerney-Lacombe

David Church Aurilio

John J Griffin

“Untitled Larry L Hillblom Project”
Matt Portnoy

“Tomorrow On The Runway”
Frederick Seton

“White Boy Rick”
Noah & Logan Miller

“Set It Up”
Katie Silverman

“Three Months”
Jared Frieder

Jacques Edeline

“A Life Fantastic”
Natalie Antoci

“Senior Year”
Andrew Knauer & Arthur Pielli

“Hunting Eichmann”
Matthew Orton

“Final Journey”
Michael Lee Barlan

“Pale Blue Dot”
Brian C Brown & Elliott DiGuiseppi

“A Speck In The Sea”
Jeff Pope

“The Shave”
Thomas White & Miles Hughley

Robert Spectrum

“Ida Tarbell”
Mark McDevitt

Taylor Allen & Andrew Logan

“The Water Man”
Emma Neddell

“Move That Body”
Lucia Aniello & Paul W Downs

“The Battle Of New Orleans”
Dan Kunka

Brian McMullen

You can check out previous years of The Black List right here.

READ MORE: Attention Screenwriters: Submit Your Screenplay to the Final Black List Mini-Lab of the Year

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