Diverse Voices (Spring 2016) >> Results

Winners

  • The Trill Nikkia

    Leon Chills • Action • Feature • 120 pages

  • Bog Walk

    Dominique A. Holmes • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages

  • MY STARDUST

    J. J. Hillard • Short • 12 pages

  • Foxy Naught

    Karen Rouse • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 63 pages

  • 48 States of Grandpa

    Paul Jury • Web Series • 9 pages

Finalists

  • Home

    Nir Shelter • Thriller • Short • 8 pages

    A found-footage military thriller that is based on a true story. After a suspiciously dressed Palestinian man boards an Israeli bus, an IDF soldier must choose between a risk to the lives of the other passengers and a potentially innocent man, to keep the peace.

  • Power & Light

    Mark Jones • Historical • 60 pages

    On the verge of his greatest achievements, a young and overconfident Thomas Edison builds a team of famed inventors led by Henry Ford, Alexander Graham Bell, and Nikola Tesla. Determined to create his own electrical empire, Edison unknowingly provokes scheming entrepreneur George Westinghouse and sets off a chain of events that leads to the infamous War of Currents. The ensuing battle forces Tesla and Edison into a bitter rivalry that threatens their loved ones, their lives, and legacies.

  • Gauguin's Garden

    Brandon Rosin • Drama • Feature • 109 pages

  • A Gentleman of Good Hope

    Christina Hulen • Drama • Feature • 120 pages

    At the turn of the 19th Century, a controversial yet brilliant British military surgeon must battle detractors who would subvert his pioneering reforms while maintaining a secret that could end his career. He is a woman.

  • MARS

    Tara Pinley • 60 pages

  • Buzz Cut Season

    Tatiana Bears • Drama • Feature • 115 pages

  • The Tear Collector

    Linda Niccol • Drama • 96 pages

  • Pocono Heaven Lodge

    T Gordon Stanley • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    In 1929, a financially inept lodge owner launches a scheme - a pre-season Spring Fling for eccentric clients - to balance the books only to be challenged by a hostile wealthy client, an undercover FBI agent, his own addiction and a mysterious death.

  • Darling

    Aaron Yeung • 107 pages

  • The Body Electric

    Amy Thorstenson • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages

  • Never Leave Your Vehicle

    Paul Clarke • Adventure • Feature • 99 pages

  • Je Fait

    Edward Jordon • 89 pages

  • CHASING RAINBOWS

    Micah Cohen • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 68 pages

  • BUTTERFLY CHILDREN

    Melanie Schiele • Drama • Feature • 95 pages

    A husband and wife, at odds with each other over their failing marriage, struggle to save their six-year-old daughter afflicted with a rare and debilitating disease, leaving her skin as fragile as a butterfly's wings.

  • 147

    David Baugnon • Television • 54 pages

  • My Stupid Libido

    Mel DuPont • Comedy • Feature • 111 pages

  • EVE

    Micah Cohen • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 66 pages

  • THE POLITICS OF LOVE & DANCE

    John Pisano-Thomsen • Drama • Feature • 114 pages

    The world's last known Pink Triangle survivor recalls his life as a dancer in 1935 Berlin, the intense romance with a childhood friend that led to his internment to Dachau Labor Camp and the unique dancing assignment that led to his brazen escape out of Germany.

  • Harboring

    Russell Nichols • Thriller • 62 pages

  • DIVORCE PARTY

    Lauren Manes • Comedy • 12 pages

Semifinalists

  • Stone's Compass

    Ramona Taylor • Drama • Feature • 100 pages

    After learning that he has an incurable disease (Alzheimer's), a ruthless rainmaking lawyer is forced to re-evaluate his life and identity.

  • MoneyGripp

    ADDISON BHUYAN  • Other • Television (One-hour) • 59 pages