2021 Screenplay Award Longlist

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

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Robbi Bryant for "The Darkness"
Genre: Suspense

Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole

Jonny King for "Gifted"
Genre: Comedy

I'm a musician by day, writer by night, originally from High Wycombe - which genuinely has a chair museum - but now living a seagull poop-spattered existence in Plymouth, Devon. I began pursuing screen/comedy writing in 2015, starting off writing jokes and sketches for radio, before moving on to

Jayne Doxtater for "The Box in the Closet"
Genre: Memoir

Jayne Doxtater was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently resides in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. A business owner and esthetician of 40 years, she is now semi-retired and loves spending time outdoors. A self-proclaimed tree hugger and chocolate lover, Jayne is

Olga Holtz for "A Labour of Love"
Genre: Historical

Stowe Story Labs alumna. Writer/director of an award-winning short THE ZAHIR. Trilingual multi-ethnic multinational. Mathematician whose journey led from humble beginnings in the Urals to professorships in Berkeley and Berlin. Olga's writing explores follies of genius, elusiveness of belonging, and

Steve Sloan for "Black Snow"
Genre: Drama

Following a twenty-three-year career in Arts Theatre Management, Steve retrained with the Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting (YAFTA) and gained a Diploma in Applied Screenwriting (Distinction) in July 2019, under the tutelage of Simon Stirling. Steve has already received commissions for

Raj Sangha.. Sangha for "Billy No Mates"
Genre: Drama

A diagnosed schizophrenic and Page Turner Long-Listed. I write social impact films which represent my limitations being a disabled writer to shine a light on under-represented voices. Signed to a Management company in Central London with various projects in various stages of development.