Announces Semifinalists has announced the semifinalists in the 2008 Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards. Filmmakers Annual Competition attracted over 1300 entries worldwide.


(Action/Adventure; Thriller/Horror/Supernatural; Sci-Fi; Animation/Fantasy; Mystery/Suspense)

10 MINUTES FROM PARADISE by Janyce Lapore (Action)
38 DEGREES by Jason Kent (Action Adventure)
BODY OF TRUTH by Jeffrey Marks (Sci-Fi)
Born Again by John McCarthy (Sci-Fi)

Destiny Men by Thomas Gastall (Fantasy)
Djinn by Matthew Altman (Supernatural)
HIGH PROFILE by Debra Vance (Political Thriller)
In The Beginning by Paul Pawlowski (Action Adventure)
Karina Karina by Christian Olavarria (Action Adventure)
Mindgames by Colleen Campbell (Supernatural)
Of Hippocratic Blood by Lou Tasciotti (Horror)
PHOENIX RISING by Steven Martinez (Action Adventure)

The Little Explorer by Zachary Thielen (Animation)
The Mirror by Nancy N. Wilson (Horror)
Twilight of the Gods by Kyle Hagene (Fantasy)
Wet by Mark Samuel (Thriller)

CATEGORY 2 (Drama)

A Picture Of Us by Brendan Gore
Again by Andrew Tuttle
Big Chief by Henry Cherry
CATCHING OUT by Elizabeth Savage Sullivan

DARFUR by Jim L. Hague Jr.
Devil's Due by Neil Cumbria
FALLING by Carolyn Lewis

Fish by Eset Akcilad
Front Man by Kevin Conder
Hope's Nocturnal by David Sabbath
MEET ME IN THE MORNING by Mike Lukaszewicz

PRIDE IS THE HUNTER by Jon Ungerland
RESIDUALS by Ernestine Campbell
Silo by Siamack Baniameri
The Black Cat by Mark Penberthy

The Escape by Kent Wong (True Story)
THE FENCE by William Morales
THE STEEL DRUM by James Doucette
YESTERDAY'S CHILD by Linda Delmont

CATEGORY 3 (Comedy)

A Different Kind of Rain by Heather Ferrell
Bridezilla vs. Deer by Colin Costello
College Radio by Thomas Ford and Greg Andrews

Drinking in Church by Kieran Angelini
Forget About the Truth by Barry Leach

Kiss Me Lucky by Sheri Davenport
Mother Lode by Mark Beech and Linda Gray
MYSTERY SHOPPER by Curtis Burdick

Picture Perfect, Or How To Function A Family by Caitlyn Joy
Rabbit Trails by John Horan
Starter Marriage by Christina Ferguson
The Shores of Illyria by Richard Flynn
Waller In The Holler by Bill Rhoads

Updated: 11/26/2008

Additional Contest Info: The 18th Annual FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards