2008 Winners

2008’S SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL FINALISTS:

GRAND PRIZE WINNER:

“You Were Once Called Queen City” by David Ebeltoft

Tagline: “Life is giving Danny Mesersmits a full nelson.”

Logline: Small town teenager, Danny, throws himself, his beddable girlfriend,
and their families into turmoil when he attempts to break free of his
deceased father’s high school wrestling legacy.

Contact Writer “David Ebeltoft” / Writer’s Website

CLICK HERE: INTERVIEW WITH DAVID EBELTOFT

Congratulations to David for his excellent and entertaining Screenplay!

“You Were Once Called Queen City” is an Independent Film Type, Dry-Humored Dramedy on the likes of Little Miss Sunshine, Thumbsucker, Running With Scissors, etc.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Drama

” Kingbird” by Don Adams

Logline: Growing up in the shadow of his revolutionary grandfather (Ben Franklin), a rebellious young man emerges to forge a revolution of his own.

Comedy

“Second Story Santa” by Stan Williamson

Logline: When Santa gets mugged, stripped, and arrested on Christmas Eve, a skinny black man who’s afraid of heights gets tricked into taking his place.

Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi/Fantasy

“Rebirth” by Teresa Lewis

Logline: A womanizing artist uncovers more than the nudes he captures on canvas, when he finds love that changes his life and a fight against terror that alters the fate of a nation. Based on a true story of the abuse of power, versus the honor of a few brave hearts.

Thriller/Horror:

“New Hope” by Joseph Brennan

Logline: An Agnostic Science Professor seeks answers from an experienced Spiritual Psychic after a Near Death Experience grants him with clairvoyant abilities only to find that the line between coincidence and miracle, faith and doubt is in the soul of the beholder.

Best Reviewer Award (Winner of $40): Don Adams, (getsmarty@hotmail.com)

Best Reviewer Award Honorable Mention: LIMOLEE and M&M

 FINALISTS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED (in no specific order):

  • Second Story Santa
  • Harlem Story
  • Rhineland
  • You Were Once Called Queen
  • Dark Sky
  • Kingbird
  • New Hope
  • Rebirth
  • Reaching Across Time

2008 FREE LOGLINE FEST WINNER

THE SECOND STORY SANTA

THREE RUNNER UPS

ROXOFF RAD AND SOXOFF SUE
HAZARD PAY
DIFFERENT DRUMMERS

HONORABLE MENTIONS

KINGBIRD AND FRANKLIN
THE BRAVE
THE JEWELER’S WIFE
DO YOU TAKE THIS MAN
THE LAMB
DEVIL DOG
SNOWSHOE
CROSSING THE DOUBLE YELLOW
VISCERAL REACTION
FINDING PATIENCE
JOE SCHMOE’S PLOT
WALKABOUT
BLOOD STRIPE
STICK’EM UP!
CHROMOSOME 47
THE MIRACLE MAN
WRONG NUMBER
NAUGAHYDE MAN, THE
LEFTY
THE WALLFLOWER
SKUNK-BOY
RUNNING HEARTS
SHOOTING STARS

Best Reviewer Award (Winner of $20): Lois Wickstrom, (reluctantspy@gmail.com, http://www.reluctantspy.com)

Best Reviewer Award Honorable Mention: Don Adams, (getsmarty@hotmail.com)