Script Competition

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The 1st annual Pittsburgh Shorts Script Competition is presented in partnership with Carnegie Screenwriters, a supportive community for scriptwriters. The four finalists were chosen from 55 submitted scripts.

On Monday, November 4, at 6pm, the scripts will be read live by professional actors.

Prizes totaling $1,000 will be awarded following the readings. A reception will follow the ceremony.

2019 Finalists

ABYSSAL

Canada
Screenwriter: Alejandro Alvarez Cadilla
Struggling with severe depression, Agnes finds escape under water. On her last night, she struggles to say goodbye to her sister.

 

COMMON DECENCY

USA
Screenwriter: Caroline Bloom
Beth didn't get invited to Joe's wedding. Beth wants an apology.

PREPARE THE WAY

USA
Screenwriter: Tommy Britt
A recent retiree tries to stop his elderly mother from being a hoarder but starts to suspect there might be some greater design to her habit.

 

WHISTLING PAST THE GRAVEYARD

USA
Screenwriter: Newton E. Calkins
A young man and his estranged goth ex-girlfriend walk past a spooky graveyard by whistling a tune.

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