ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenwriting Competition

ScreenCraft Family


Families are the most influential moviegoing audience, yet there’s a surprising lack of high-quality films that appeal to the WHOLE family. This contest avoids the genre-bias of some other contests by seeking exclusively scripts that are life-affirming stories of faith, courage, hope and love. Whether you have a family drama, comedy, animation, or action-adventure film – we have producers and executives who are hungry for high-quality “four-quadrant” projects to package and produce.

Additionally, this contest also celebrates scripts that uplift, inspire and authentically portray stories, themes and people of faith.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 12/31/2020

Notification: March 31st, 2021


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Please see website for awards.

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ScreenCraft Announces Family-Friendly Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists have been announced for the 2014 ScreenCraft Family Friendly Screenwriting Competition:

A Dog & Monkey Tale by James Michael Mulligan
A Ghost Story of Christmas by Eddie Yaroch
Airmail by Jaclyn Albert
Angels Never Sleep by Ronald L. Ecker
An Uncommon Way by Sandra Miller
Argonauts by Doug Kissock
Artist of the Beautiful by Martha Mendenhall
Bad Dream Team by Dianna Zimmerman
Badgarth’s Promise by Daniel G. Doyle
Bobby The Bull by Chad Mathews
Bo Peep! by Waka T. Brown
Born To Fly by Joan Broadman
Borrowed Time by Jimmy Karlsson
Braumaru by Veronica Tabares
Break Every Chain by Trey Chace
Bring Cooper Home by Candy Fox
Burro Days by Lynne McMahon and Zachary Santos
By The Numbers by Matt Otstot
Can You Hear Me Now? by Keith Digby
Cardboard Castle by Mike Sundy
Catch That Brat! by Jim Monack
Christmas Miracle Worker by Curtis Burdick & Scott Burdick
City of Gold by Jason Carroll & Ryan Petey
Compass Murphy by Stephen Potts
Congress Kid by William S. Hodges
Coral Cove by Desirée Proctor & Erica Harrell
Culture War by David Outten
David: Battle of the Gods by Moses Agyekum-Cranes
Debbie The Viking by Graham Parke
Dents by Dennis Doud
Dog Prom by Kristen O. Bobst
D.O.T.U.S. (Dog of the United States) by Paul Winchell & David James
Double Decker by Aarthi Ramanathan
Double Dimension by Blagomira Halacheva
Elmer’s Glue by David Boito
Escape of the Tiger Kitties by Richard Benter
Eulila and the Lighthouse by Jeff Thomas
Even Stevie by Eafat Newton
Faith Found Wanting by Margo Trueblood
Family Treasure by David de Vos
Feeling The Wire by Xan O’Connor
FlutterFly by Natalie Robison Hejny
Ghost Boy by Gary Bayer
Giant by Paul Skillen
Giant Stride by Ken Berry
Goat Boy by Don Zepfel & Carol Hybl Zepfel
Gridiron Playground by Armando Hernandez and Eduardo A. Letamendi
Handel’s Messiah by Scott Fales
Heart Stringz by Barbara L. Ashdown
Home For The Holidays by Alexis del Vecchio
Horatio’s Drive Home by Dennis DeBon
Horrendo’s Curse by Steve Vidler & Chris Phillips
House Plans by Sandy Tovray Greenberg
Humbugs by Tobin Fraley (story by Tobin Fraley and Gary K. Wolf)
In-Between by Sandra Webb Smith
Jingletown by Dale Trujillo
Joining Up by John McGuire
K-9 Academy by Derek Asaff
Kat Cooper’s Big Adventure: The Lion and the T-Rex by Nancy Duff
Little Bot by Marlan Moore
Little Goonies by Bill Cowell
Lone Pine by Barry Van Dyke
Long Walk Home by Rick Foster
Losing Arthur by Paul Mendelson
Lost Claus by Dan Fiorella
Magical Wishes by Sandy Tovray Greenberg
Magic and the Flood by Kevin Huskey & Martin Moran
Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper by Rikki Stinnette
Martin Mapes and the Misfits Of Otherworld by Daniel J. Pike
Max’s Fantastic Adventure: The Well of Lost Souls by Jonathan Bucari
Metamorphosis by Sharlene Lea’uanae
Misdirection by Marlon Jones
Mission 405 by S.E. Dryden
Mitts by Peter D. Fraser
Monster Hunters by Steve Whalls
Monster World by Pat Carey & Wyatt Carey
Movienet by Doug Kissock
My College Essay by Mary Krell-Oishi
My Crazy Catholic Family by Nicole J. Barrett
My Intergalactic Field Trip by Adam Towne
Naughty vs Nice by Kyle W Bergersen
Norman The Conqueror by Deanna Dewey
Not For Sale by Sarelyn Radecke
Not Your Parents’ Parade by Philip Suraci
Olivia and the Mystery by William B. Keller
Once Upon His Shoe by Pamela Kay
On The Track of Unknown Animals and Other Curiosities by Rick Mitchell & Matt Quinn
Operation: Paintball by Todd Portugal
Over The Hump by Ross Buckley
Paradise: Gideon’s Lamp by David Outten
Parents Out of Control by Jamee Decio
Planet Goop by Stephanie Tsukada
Pointy Eared Freak by Kristen Hansen Brakeman
Prince by Jim Stramler
Ready Set Fly by Rebecca Williams Spindler
Red Racer by Rusty Waldman
Reindeer Park by Stan Himes
Rescue Dog by Madeleine Holly-Rosing
Rex by Adam Slutsky & Mark Rogers
Rocket & Flutter by Duane Piedmont
Rock ‘N’ Roll Termites by Lawrence Lamovec
Rodeo! A Bull’s Story by Olivia Briggs
Running Forever by Michele Olson
Santa’s Last Ride by Charlie Barnett
Saving Christmas by Bob Shayne & William Schmidt
Saving Independence by Mary Spiers
Secret Agent Mom (S.A.M.) by Beth Szyperski
Signs of Warning by Taylor Albertson
Skweaky The Email Bunny by Colin Holmes
Skyburner by David E. Baugnon
Slumber by Becky Head
Son of Man by Richard Keehn
Stone Woman by Veronica Tabares
Super Charlie, Sleepwalking Hero by Pat Carey
Surfdog by Cynthia Black
Tales From An American Family by Daryl K. Middlebrook
Target Julia by David B. Carren & David Rice
The Accent by Neil Chase, Mustafa Al-Mosawi & David Heacock
The Adventure Brothers by Michael Willis
The Adventures of Ali Baba by Victor Dobbins
The Adventures of Wonder Rabbit by Robert S. Apetagon
The Big Stink by Bonnie Robinson & Royce Mattice
The Color of the Puck by Mark Golik
The Concert by Steven Prowse
The Fieldman’s Daughter by Joseph E. Miller & Laura L. Garcia
The Fox & The Loon by David Bennett Carren
The Ice Maiden by Peter Martin Nicholson
The Incredible Journeys of Supernova Jones by Aaron Senser
The Jollicote by David H. Luz
The Last Apeman by Tom Coash
The Last Drop by A.D. Smith
The Marsh Wolf by Daniel S. Duvall
The Melting by Caroline Coxon
The Memory Palace by Justine Gunn
The Moonsters Crew and the Moon Throne by Daryl D. Well
The Mythfitz by Nicholas Julius
The Navigator by Carey Mark Watkins
The New Star Fighters by Daniel Bridges
The Parable of Motown by Christopher Sansone
The Phantom’s Gold by Eric Murphy
The Pimpernel by Doug Kissock
The Pirate Handbook by Adam Slutsky
The Replacement Elves by Michael Grimm
The Search for Islandia by Sharon Baker
The Steps of Coronado by Craig Clyde
The Super Fantastic Plastic Spoon Platoon by Matt Norman
The Treasure Galleons by Tammy Gross
This Little Light of Mine by Benson McGrath
This Old Man by Nicholas Oktaras
Three by Mark Hudelson
Training Wheels by Jay Arnold & Mark Landry
Under a Blue Moon by Carol A. Sabik-Jaffe
Victor, The Wild Child of Aveyron – The Musical! by Mark Moody
Wearing the C by Selby Coffin
White Water Rescue by Harold L. Brown
Wild Angel by Rick Ferreira and The Good Guys
Wings of the Morning by C.S. Boddie
Wolf in the Wardrobe by Joseph Kisch
Wonderfully Extraordinary and Excitingly Strange by Forrest Naylor
World Cup Mouse by Richard Seidman
Zak Corbin and the Master of Machines by Tony Russo
Zen and the Way of the Space Dog by Glenn Magas
Zippy Chippy by Dave Latham
ZOiNK by Drake Shannon & Cade Carradine

Updated: 01/21/2015

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