2017 Adapted Screenplay Competition

The Adapted Screenplay Competition recognizes and showcases exceptional feature screenplays and television scripts in any genre that feature adapted stories.

2017 WINNER


THURSDAY

by Olivia Needleman

Adapted from the book “The Man Who Was Thursday” by G.K. Chesterton

Genre: Supernatural Thriller

Logline: A man recruited into a secret anarchist sect of Scotland Yard is tasked with saving the world.

Bio: Olivia is a journalist and photographer. Originally from New Jersey, she currently resides in Melbourne, Australia.


2017 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS


A DAY TO REMEMBER by Chris Canning
ABIDING HOPE by Jeff Shevlowitz
AMERICAN SNAKE PIT by Dan Tomasulo
ATTUCKS by Sam Chesney Smith
B-BOY BLUES by James Earl Hardy
BLACK HORIZONS, PART 1: RIFT IN THE VOID by Dylan Perry Morgan
BLAME IT ON THE MOON by Ali Qassim
COOK! by Theo Breaux
CRAZY CHARLIE by Ron Chepsiuk
HELL’S ACRES by Rich Rosenzweig
LIONS OF THE SEA by Jessi Thind
MATA HARI by Sheri Davenport
MOONLIT ROAD by Diana Lee Woody
NIGHT SKIES-REVOLUTION by Derek Gastry
REAFFIRMED: THE ROBERT DAVIS STORY by Mark Daniels
SCAPEGOAT by Emilio Corsetti III
SINGULARITY by Brett Creane, Vladimir Minuty and Angela Minuty
THE BLACK HEART BOOK by Carol Hoffman and Rosezelle Boggs-Qualls
THE COMET’S CURSE by Ashley Kay Mauer
THE FIRST TIME FOR PENNY by Janice L. Walker
THE HEART OF A TIGER by SreyRam Kuy, SreyReath Kuy, and Ross Raffin
THE LAST SAXON by Nigel Grant
THE PATHFINDER by Miriam Missura and TA White
TILL THE SKY BURNS by Don Barak
WARRIOR SONG by Mollie Hale