A Feeding Frenzy Announces 2008 Contest Winners

A Feeding Frenzy has announced Ron Vincent's Shake as the winner of their 2008 Screenwriting Competition:

1st Place
SHAKE, by RON VINCENT
Action Drama: When a former gang member/college student discovers Shakespeare's original Hamlet, he finds himself in the fight of his life as thugs nearly kill him and tear his family apart.

2nd Place
NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK, by IRIN EVERS
Romantic Comedy: When an obsessive young woman thinks she's found the perfect man on a reality dating show, she stalks him, meets him and falls in love, until she discovers he's not perfect.

3rd Place
CANARIES, by CRAIG CAMBRIA
Sci-Fi Thriller: An experiment in biosphere living goes awry when mysterious changes both inside and out threaten the inhabitants.



FINALISTS

(in alphabetical order by script title)

DELIRIUM TREMENS, by GRAHAM MANSON
Drama: When an alcoholic romance novelist struggles to get sober, he falls in love with a beautiful woman who seems to want to help him but finally realizes that her love could be fatal.

DOG, by KELLY PARKS
Horror: When two teens call a porn ad about a submissive who demands punishment, they fight for their lives and a way to end their torment after unleashing a beautiful force of evil that feeds on death and gets off every time the teens kill her.

ORCADIA, by STEVEN ZAWACKI
Historical Romantic Drama: When a recently widowed nurse must work at a WWII prison camp, she overcomes her hatred of the enemy that killed her husband and lets down her barriers when she falls in love with a POW.

OUT OF RANGE, by LIZ MEDES
Dramedy: When the youngest daughter in a dysfunctional family goes to Belgium as a foreign exchange student, she struggles to fit in as her mother deals with a family crisis and both learn that understanding can bridge the broadest chasms.

PROSE & CONS, by PHIL FERRIERE
Drama: When a busy-body Boston socialite tries to help a homeless con artist and his drug-addicted daughter turn their lives around, she finally confronts the personal issues of her own life that have been long neglected.

SILENT KILLER, by PHIL FERRIERE
Thriller: When she discovers animals dying of a disease transmissible to man at a profitable ranch, a tenacious veterinarian risks her life to investigate and expose a monumental cover-up.

SISTERS IN ARMS, by BARRY LEACH
Period War Drama: When her fiancé is killed in WWII and Germans take over her island home, a young woman risks her life as well as her family's when she hides an escaped Russian slave laborer and joins the Resistance.

Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order by script)

BALANCE, by Michael Zealey
B DEVILED, by Billy Maddox & Vivien Cooper
CLOSER TO THE FIELD, by Sue Berg
DEVIL'S LURE, by Marjory Kaptanoglu
FEELING MAGEDDO, by Michael Zealey
FERAL, by Wil Denson
FLYING TIGERS, by Vincent Ho
GINGERBREAD, by Dirk Levinsohn
HOMELAND (A FAIRYTALE), by Greg Brotherton
LONG OVERDUE, by Eric Carlson
LOST CITY, by Phil Ferriere
NIGHT OF REFLECTIONS, by Craig Cambria
ONE NATION UNDER, by Eugene & Paul Langlais
ROCKET DOCKET, by Brooks Barnes
RUN FOR THE MONEY, by Madeline Langford
THE ACE OF ACES, by Geoffrey Breuder
THE KNIGHTS OF CARPATHIA, by udrey Beller
TRUE NORTH, by Eric Carlson
ULTRAVIOLET CHILD, by James Ossi
UNITY, by Eugene & Paul Langlais
VEGAS VAMPS, by Pat Crawford
VOICES, by Susan Klos


Special "Best of" Awards:

BEST OPENING SCENE:
VEGAS VAMPS, by Pat Crawford

BEST CLOSING SCENE:
CANARIES, by Craig Cambria

BEST FEMALE CHARACTER NOT USED AS A MURDER PROP OR DECORATION ON THE LEADING MAN'S ARM:
UNITY, by Eugene & Paul Langlais

Updated: 04/21/2008

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