2018 Diversity Film and Script Showcase

The Diversity Film & Script Showcase recognizes and showcases exceptional films and screenplays in any genre that feature a person of color represented as a Lead Character OR Filmmaker (Director, Writer, or Producer).

2018 WINNER 


EXECUTION DAY

by Mike Reid

Genre: Drama | Crime

Logline: When the red phone rings during a death row convict’s last words, the voice on the other end is not the governor’s, but that of a kidnapper demanding the governor pardon the death row convict by midnight or the warden’s wife will be killed.

Bio: Mike Reid is an award winning screenwriter (Winner of the 2015 IFA Screenplay Competition) for his faith-based drama, The Tribute, which was acquired in 2016 by Believe Entertainment (Co-Producers/Co-Writers of God's Not Dead 2, Do You Believe?, and God's Not Dead). Reid is the co-writer of the 2017 faith-based film, Sense of Urgency. Reid's family animation screenplay, The Presidential Seal, is currently nominated for Best Script in the 2018 International Christian Film Festival. Reid's TV writing credits includes Super Simple Science Stuff, Bedtime Stories with Monty, His Kids, and Pastor Greg.

Contact: reidmd@hotmail.com


2018 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS


AT THE MERCY OF FAITH by Samuel Taylor
BLACK JACK by Stephen Curran
BREAKING FAITH by Jocelyn Watkins
BURDEN OF COURAGE by Daron Ross
CATFISH AND THE CRABS by Sojean Peou
DESPOSYNI by Jean Galliano
GANG RUN by Dan Martinez
HUNTING MY EVIL TWIN BROTHER by Sojean Peou
MACAU OMEN by Tony Shyu
ORUPTION by Nehemiah Russell
PUPPET GIRL by Terry Southern, Taylor Negron and Abina Anthony-Davis
REVERSE DISCRIMINATION by Raynard Goodman
STUCK! by J.R. Diaz-Rios
THE ODDS: BODY REPLACEMENT GAME by Kyla Harris and Shannon Getty