Write LA Names Top 5 Finalists
Write LA has announced the top 5 finalists of the Write LA Screenwriting Competition:
Sarah Deakins – Violet | Drama Feature
Two attendants working in an underground public bathroom in the seediest part of town develop a friendship with a sex worker who forces them all to face their secrets, as they form the world's most unexpected book club.
Howard Emanuel – Shortstop | Dramedy Pilot
Newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, former minor league baseball shortstop Coyote Ledger learns his ex-wife has bought his rival team, which is being coached by his arch nemesis. To inflame her and impress his baseball phenom son, Coyote maneuvers to become the coach of his former team.
John Enright – Masters and Servants | Historical Drama Feature
On a Long Island estate in the summer of 1939, an American tycoon and a British aristocrat reenter the lives of an Irish chauffeur and his wife, forcing them to confront personal demons and shameful secrets that they thought had been put in the rear-view mirror.
Evan Laughlin – The End of the Pier | Action Thriller Feature
An armed group storms onto a fishing pier, takes all the fishermen hostage, and demands a huge ransom for their release. As the world watches, it begins to appear that there is something deeper going on that this straightforward, if somewhat bizarre, act of criminality.
Susan Marks – All That Glitters | Drama Pilot
A quintessential 1950’s housewife becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder in her pristine suburb, leading to the discovery of a sadistic Nazi doctor hiding in plain sight and the subsequent unraveling of her own life.