2021 Screenplay Award Finalists

Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2021 Screenplay Award finalists. Please join us in congratulating these aspiring screenwriters by leaving them a comment at the bottom of their finalist submission (click 'see more') or join in the discussion in our finalists' forum.

The finalists' listed below are shown in random order for all screenplay categories, which include, Film Script, Documentary, TV Series, Short Film, and Book Adaptation Needed. Wherever you see two of the same face, it's not a mistake, those writers are to be applauded for having more than one submission reach the finals!

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ALEXI ARLIDGE for "Paris Buddy"

Corporate turned creative. A ‘City’ escapee, finally following heart rather than head. Finally free to write unrestricted by rules or red tape. Debut and, if all goes well, future novelist of upmarket fiction, written with screenplay adaptation in mind. Stories which focus on reality - the highs and

NEEL PATEL for "Tobin and Blake"

N.R. Patel was born in London, where after graduating from the LSE, he worked in a financial career that spanned London, Budapest, Dublin and New York. One of his short stories, A New Lease of Life, was published in 2018 by the Claret Press in their collection: Insights: Fifteen Stories Exploring

Steve BENNEDIK for "Muse"

I am a journalist who worked for Newspapers and now Television news. This is the true story of Kathleen Newton and her relationship with three men. The Doctor she was sent to India to marry, the Naval Officer she fell in love with on the voyage, and the Artist who immortalised her on her return

Brian Morrow for "Earth's Dumbest Boy"

Brian Morrow has been writing and performing sketch comedy, improv, and stand up in Chicago for over a decade. He graduated from Conservatory and Musical Conservatory programs at Second City, Chicago, as well as the University of Oklahoma with BFA’s in Acting and Stage Management.

Kelsea MacKay for "Win"

Kelsea is Ryerson Media Production (RTA) student with an interest in novel writing and screenwriting. Growing up with adhd and anxiety, she rarely saw herself reflected on the pages in young adult literature, especially dystopian. She is passionate about writing stories that don't shy away from

Noor Franssen for "Shifter: The Six Inventions Pilot Episode"

I began making films as a student, revelling in being both playful and serious as we figured out filmmaking through trial and error, and progressively felt that I wanted to focus on screenwriting. I did an MA Film with Practice and I have since had the pleasure to learn from some fantastic industry

Claire Partin for "Good Enough"

CLAIRE PARTIN is a storyteller, artist, writer, lyricist, song improvisor and actor living in West Hollywood, California. She recently co-wrote the musical “Heartland” with composer Kat Zimmerman about an Amish teen who moves to the big city only to have his American dreams dashed when he witnesses