Los Angeles, CA - October 16, 2014
— Search For Life
, written by Andrea Janakas, has won the 2014 Slamdance Screenplay Competition Grand Prize. Search For Life
tells the story of a widowed man who, when he investigates why his wife’s internal organs are missing, discovers that both she and other human beings are alive - and being replaced! Janakas was awarded a total of $7,000 in cash prizes for her Original Teleplay at an Awards Ceremony hosted by the Writers Guild of America, West last night on October 15th, 2014.
We all know Slamdance is the festival for first-timers, but what about that Beyond section? Some filmmakers seem skeptical of its importance. It’s out of competition, doesn’t sound as shiny as First-Time-Director, and there are only five slots available. So what’s the point in submitting?
Slamdance is delighted to announce the 12 finalists for the 2014 Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Congratulations to these writers for making it to the final 12! The winners will be announced on October 16th
. Keep an eye out for the announcement on our website!