Finalists announced for Red River Script Competition

Congratulations are in order! The following screenwriters have been chosen as finalists for The Red River Script Competition:  

Karla S. Bryant (Eagle River, WI) – This Magic Moment
Patricia Cheron (Metairie, LA) – When She Wakes
Christopher D’Anna (New York, NY) – Eyes for Eyes 
Mark DiStefano (New York, NY) – Pizza Night
Stephanie Gaudinier (Verplanck, NY) – Family of Choice
Ian Goff (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – Seven Sisters 
Henry Gravelle (North Easton, MA) – Le Bassin (The Pond)
Henry Gravelle (North Easton, MA) – Walking with Ray
Charles Hall (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada) – Taking Fire
Alexander Julian III (Carrboro, NC) – The Desperate Woman’s Guide (to finding a man)
Chelsea Kania (Renton, WA) – The Scam 
D.S. Marquis (Salem, MA) – Holiday Hitchhiker
John McCool (Danville, IL) – The Ruse 
Heather McDonald (Franklin Lakes, NJ) – Plants 4 Sale
Azurra Nox (Oxnard, CA) – The Violinist
Isabella Morabito (Lisbon, CT) – One Last Thing
Shawn Nolan (Lindenhurst, NY) – Dark Coast
Elisabeth Player (Newlyn, Cornwall, UK) – The Valentine’s Card
Stuart Pollack (Yardley, PA) – Beach Impressions
Anthony Price (Roseville, MN) – Billy and the Dollar
Charles Richardson (Natchitoches, LA) – The Hayride
Amelia Scheetz (Gahanna, OH) – Forgetting to Remember
Christan van Slyke (Joshua, TX) – Brothers
Paul Weidknecht (Phillipsburg, NJ) – Resurrection Fern
Charliese West and Chasah West (Lafayette, LA) – Familiar

The grand prize winner will be announced on October 21, 2022.

In 2023, The Cuddy Family Foundation for Veterans will be producing the winning script into a short film with as many veterans as possible serving as actors and crew members.

Their panel of judges had a wide variety of opinions on these finalists, so it was extremely difficult to make the selections. They would like to extend thanks to all of the participants in this first contest and they look forward to next year’s event being an even greater success.

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