Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalists

Presenting the Top 92 Scripts of the 2019 Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Feature 432 Park Avenue by Tal Almog A Darker Shade of Night by Wayne Gibson Animal by Milena Korolczuk Art In Tandem by Elizabeth Blackmer Away With My Heart by Hoyt Richards & Lawrence Nelson II Black As The Ants by Andrea Lodovichetti Chasing Divinity by Jed Tamarkin Cherries by Matt Sadowski & Amelia Wasserman The Company We Keep by Suhashini Krishnan The Fall by Tamra Teig, Michael Lipoma Ghosts of the Grasslands by Connor B. Gaffey Grip by Craig Cambria (aka Daniel Jay) Harvest by Paul Dechant The Haven by Cord McConnell House Money by Don Waldo Invisible by Eric Weber Invisible Prisons by Hoyt Richards & Lawrence Nelson It’s Christmas, Where in the Fucking Fuck is Daryl?! (Um…it’s a Working Title) by Sean Kohnen & Matthew Kohnen Jimmy Stewart and the Yeti’s Hand by Bruce Scivally Joppatown Hustle by Michael Mirabella Jungle by Sophie Webb & Pete Carboni King James by Collin Blair Margo & Perry by Becca Roth Officer X by Michael Joiner Oh, Canada by Peter Killy Oh Mists, My Mists by Guilherme Viegas On Time by Xavier Burgin Phrogger by Tim True & Csaba Mera Punch Drunk by Brian Bourque Shelter Me by Sara Caldwell & Jerry Vasilatos Suburban...

We Stole a Movie

By Max Wilde Like probably all of you, my life is plagued with older professionals who tell me to “grow up,” “be realistic,” and “always have a dream,” but “understand that a realistic career comes first,” etc etc. Don't listen to them. Fuck dreams. We don't dream of making movies. We find ways to make them now, with the help of friends with empty couches, food stamps, and broken laws. I’m here to argue for the possibility of film outside its industry form, not only as an accessible and immediately doable alternative (for people who hate being an employee as much as I do), but more importantly as a form that has specific and crucial advantages over the financed, professionally staffed, and strictly standardized film producing technique. I think it's important you know that approximately one and a half food service jobs were quit to make A Great Lamp. A Great Lamp is a DIY movie made by 7 friends with no budget or resources. If you want to check it out, shoot me an email at maxkazaam@protonmail.com and I’ll give you a link. Having said that, you don’t need to watch it to read this piece and understand what is being said here. Seeing the film being referenced is mostly useful for the reader who...

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