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|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Early Bird||January 6, 2015||$45||75|
|First||February 3, 2015||$50||103|
|Regular||March 10, 2015||$55||138|
|Late||April 15, 2015||$60||174|
|Final||April 29, 2015||$65||188|
Notification: August 15, 2015
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Semifinalists have been named for the 2009 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition:
3,450 Some Odd Minutes by Marc C. Zatorsky
A Beautiful Letdown by Joshua Czmowski
A Secretary's Story by Joaquin Ezcurra
After Heaven by Chris Eisenberg
Albatross by Lance Rucker and Timothy Perrin
Allergic to Love by Dahlia D. Welsh
Amazing by Todd Maidy
Ambergris by Peter Force
As Young As You Feel by Tom Bragg & Jim Harkins
Avatar by Jeffrey Marks
Better Left Unsaid by Tracy Frischkorn
Birthday Girls by Jamie Latta
Bite Me...A Love Story by Cristian Tiberiu Lacatus
Blind Spot by Randall Lee Greenland II
Blue Hair by Andrew J Hosak
Born & Raised by Nick Loritsch
Buried on Page 8 by Jennifer Harrison
Burnt Out by Nyabingi Kuti
Casanova Lost & Found by Kim Boyle
Commodore of Crash by Andrew Mudge & Brad Wheelwright
Corny Ass Brother by Michael D. Robinson II
Death & Taxes by Peter K. Hassan & Elisabeth Silverman Hassan
Deference to Kings by Roy Cho
Diary of a Doorman by Dan Beckerman, Maren Sanders
Directing Dudley by Christopher Meyer
Doppelschmanger by Hamish McCollester
Eden's Air by Steve Warren
Embargo by Carole Ryavec
En Garde! by Todd Senturia
Enyo: Goddess of War by Jon H. Poindexter
Escape from Dance Island by Bobby Mort
Espionage by Carlo Treviso
Europia 2050 by Paul de Leonardo
Extra Life by Rob Buchta
Eye of a Room by Thomas Lo
Fate's Journey by Enza Fangio
Fathers and Sons by Michael D. Zungolo
Fillmore the Great by Dan McCurdy
Flaunt by Kevin Jones
Flesh & Blood by Terry O'Brien
From the Grave by Thomas Power
Gouged by Derek Bryan
Haunted by Daniel Abts
Heart of a Lion by Paco Chierici
Hip, Hyped and Happening! by Jesse Dykstra
Hollywood & Vyin' by D. Scott Adams
Illuminate by Libby Friz
Imitating Art by Rogelio A. Lobato
Inside by Dan Benamor
Jackie by Jay S. Blumenkopf
John Doe Mexican by Rik Filion
Junk Mail by Declan Geraghty
Keeping Up With the Joneses by Greg Lee & Grant Calof
Larry by Mitchell Creasey
Leviathan by Michael C. Lea
Life Unworthy of Life by Frank Tumminia
Lords of Splendor by John Griffin
Los Dos Caminos by Scott Hoops
Love Bites by Stephen Guerrieri
Lucy in London by Tracy Ryan
Madam I'm Adam by John Todd
Man Bank by Kristen Elizabeth Snyder
Man Versus Life by Allen Wolf
Mary Surratt by Ned O'Neill
Max Weinstein Presents...by Erik Argenti and Thomas Price
Monsters in College by JJ Nelson
New Orleans Strange by Richard and Kent Knowles
Olympiad by M. Roman Rosales & Andres Franco
One More Son by Matvei Zhivov, Rock Baijnauth & Roger Singh
Open House by Steve A. Hartman
Pack Behavior by Michael Ezell
Pigsty by Jonathan Cofsky
Rebel Son of Zed by Andrea Hayhurst
Return to Alcatraz by Ryan Golchuk
Rust by Dustin Beutin
Seven Days of Sonia by David Tickner
Smarty Pants by Greg Lee, Grant Calof
Smooth with the Ladies by Kevin Jones
Stolen Sky by Dan Fabrizio
Superpants by Atif Shaikh
Teenage Wasteland by Sean London
Tequila Crush by Matt Battaglia
The Artist Formerly Known as John Smith by Christian Heinze
The Board by Mark Weiner
The Boys' Club by John Madormo
The Crossing by Dene Machado
The Designated Driver by Dan Ahn
The Dip Factor by Evan Goldstein
The Hacketts by John Andreini
The Honorable Mr. Ponzi by Steve Warren
The Investment by Anton Hill
The Last Kill by Elizabeth Hansen
The Meaning of Micah by Amy Luciano
The Red Wire by Jim Evert
The Russian Kiss by Raef Eric Lawson
The Sublet by Gila Zalon
The Trojan by Marcus Lee
Toon Boy by Brian G. Smith
Viktor by Matt Wheeler
Witness Protection by Charles Suozzi
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