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First Prize (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Carl B Clark

Two slackers devise their own screenplay contest.

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Jillian's Peak (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Charzette Torrence and Danielle Johnson

Jillian's Peak is 15-18-minutes scripted inspirational LGBTQI woman of color drama. Episode One "The Wedding Scene" is the pilot. We will be tackling some of the African American Lesbian issues like family, community, and gay youth. The series evolves through Jillian’s marriage to Keith with twists in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry, expectations within relationships, and infidelity. Jillian’s career in photography causes conflict with Keith as he sees this as a threat to his vision of home life. Keith feels he is losing his wife, and in the end, the marriage dissolves. Jillian moves to New York to pursue her career as a photographer and discovers much more about herself. There are expectations commonly assumed as Jillian meets her first lesbian interest, Shana. With the help of her best friend Gail and a colorful cast of supporting characters, this story is a journey of self-discovery, challenges, and much more.

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Layers (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Tom Bragg

An overweight man struggles to find his place in the world.

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Magic Trick (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Gerald Teaster, Kelley Cantrell

A neurosurgeon must decide whether to complete a complicated and dangerous surgery or abandon the patient to see her son who is dying from a fatal accident. Meanwhile, her dying son is having a spiritual experience of his own.

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One Child Born (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Stuart Creque

A Rwandan Tutsi farmer's third child is coming. As he waits on his front porch for the midwife to do her work, his oldest son arrives home with the news that a Hutu mob is also coming.

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Saboteur (Canada | 2017, )

Written by: Sylvia Carter

A lonely woman encounters a persistent obstacle as she tries to complete an online dating profile.

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The Darkness Before Me (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Joseph DiFrancesco

What lurks in the darkness - hides plainly in the light.

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The Third Death (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Amanda Prager

There are three deaths. The first death is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is said for the last time.

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To Be Forgotten (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Masa Gibson

A recovering addict trying to erase the online records of his past transgressions gets a call from a mysterious company that claims it can help him be forgotten--not only by the Internet, but by all the people that ever knew him and by the natural world itself.

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Touch Blue (USA | 2017, )

Written by: Joseph DiFrancesco

A woman is confronted by a sin she committed many years ago - and it confronts her in the form of a strangely precocious little girl.

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