Student Scriptwriting Competition

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Best of Festival:
Brent Primus, Palm Beach Atlantic University; In The Dark (Original TV Series Pilot Category)

Short Subject
1st Place:  Daniel J. Mitchell, Purdue University Calumet; Superfluous

2nd Place:  Sarah Nimmo, Xavier University; Spare Change

3rd Place:  Alexis Sturgess & Scott Nesbit, University of Georgia; The Chaise

Honorable Mention: Rachel Compton, San Jose State University; Prosopagnosia

Honorable Mention: Kevin Briot, San Jose State University; When a Giant Falls

Honorable Mention: Blair Boswell, James Madison University; Om

1st Place:  Keith Demm, Pittsburg State University; The Dust

2nd Place:  Lauren Serpa, San Jose State University; Where We Start

3rd Place:  Adedapo Akisanya, Purdue University Calumet; Fianchetto

Honorable Mention: Cody Cedric Sapp, Central Michigan University; The Jarring Incident at the Shady Creek Apartment Complex

Honorable Mention: Risha Rose, San Jose State University; Dance For Me

Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Barrett, University of Georgia; Talk to Me

Original TV Series Pilot
1st Place:  Rachel Kollar, California State University, Northridge; Blood R Us

2nd Place:  Daniel J. Mitchell, Purdue University Calumet; War Bank "Opportunity"

3rd Place:  Elizabeth Stein, Marquette University; The Lower Ranks

Honorable Mention: Ciara Van Gheem, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; Persephone - "Pomegranate Seeds"

Honorable Mention: Maggie Daab, Columbia College Chicago; Over It

Honorable Mention: Victoria Vartan, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Offbeat

Television Spec
1st Place:  Olivia Melendez, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Black Mirror, "Tunnel Vision"

2nd Place:  Nicole Miley & Tyler Lennox Bush, Purdue University Calumet; Ray Donovan - "Forgive Me Father"

3rd Place:  Lauren McGuigan, Loyola University Chicago; You Snooze, You Lose

Honorable Mention: Joe Mahony, Columbia College Chicago; Archer - "The World Is Yours"

Honorable Mention: Hanna Black, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia - "Frank vs. February 15th"

Honorable Mention: Rebecca Ben-David, University of Georgia; Hands Against The Sky - A Supernatural Spin-Off

1st Place:  Shane Dalton Murphy, San Francisco State University; Das Vi Danya

2nd Place:  Angeline Capati, San Francisco State University; Jennylyn Episode 2: Desperately Seeking Employment

3rd Place:  Ande Kirkham, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Psycho-Oddities

Honorable Mention: Maria Gardner Cox, University of Georgia; Charlie and Jane