The BlueCat Short Screenplay Competition


2012 Winner

Trumpet by Ben Cleary



In the Silence by Kristi L. Simkins
Wort Irkington’s Hate Books by Annaliese Ciel Walker

Ben receives a check for $2000, with Kristi and Annaliese each receiving $500.




2012 Semifinalists

We received a total of 435 submissions

Here are the top five percent, a total of 21 Semifinalists.

All I Know Is Nothing by Matthew Barker
Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking by Paul Epstein
Burn the Day by Francis Pilchesky
Checkpoint by Sarah Magill
Dacryphilia by Amanda Mihalakopoulos
Glare by April Rouveyrol
Hlf pSt nInE by Douglas Stark
Hypocholorite  by Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
I’m David by Gloria (Day) Hickerson
In The Silence by Kristi L. Simkins
Itch by  Heather Wallace-Brown
Listen by Philip Hoang
Monsters by Luke Kondor
Pale Blue Eyes by Chris Connolly
Playing Away by  Steve Langridge
The Doorway by Bragi Schut
The Dungeon by  A.P. Quach
The Island by Brian MacEvilly
The Magician’s Son by Chris Moore
Trumpet by Ben Cleary
Wort Irkington’s Hate Books by Annaliese Ciel Walker


2012 Quarterfinalists

We received a total of 435 submissions

Here are the top 20 percent, a total of 87 Quarterfinalists.

A Penny Saved is A Penny Stolen    by    Leslie Jean Jones
A Spot Of Bother    by    Todd Gordon & Lee Chambers
Accidents    by    Paul Chironi
All I Know Is Nothing    by    Matthew Barker
All That Cat    by    Jessica von Schramm
Amenities Included    by    Stephen C. Krystek
Amygdala    by    Linda Sills
Animals    by    Brian MacEvilly
Anne of the Thousand Lilies    by    Charles Musser
Answers    by    Edgar Martinez Schulz
Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking    by    Paul Epstein
Bang    by    Anne Carmack and Matthew Lawrence
Becoming Lana Liu    by    Alfonso Orsini and David J. Schroeder
Between Shifts    by    Jaime Saginor
Breakfast at Gerardo’s    by    Kim Nunley
Burn    by    Finley Mulligan
Burn the Day    by    Francis Pilchesky
Checkpoint    by    Sarah Magill
Christmas Shoes    by    Eric Mithen
Chub    by    Alessandra Gherardi
Crank    by    Matthew Himlin
Crossfire    by    Jason Miller
Dacryphilia    by    Amanda Mihalakopoulos
Dead Rabbit    by    Ana Brown
Deviled Eggs    by    Cody Rea
Die For Love    by    Giorgina Medori
Dolores    by    Vicki Speegle
Edwin and Maudey    by    Nancy Froeschle
Everything You Say I Am, I’m Not    by    Harold Chapman
Glard    by    April Rouveyrol
Glare    by    April Rouveyrol
Graciana Smallhopes    by    Michael Yagnow
Growing Pains    by    Ginia Desmond
Hlf pSt nInE    by    Douglas Stark
Hypocholorite    by    Bryce Wolfgang Joiner
I’m David    by    Gloria (Day) Hickerson
In The Silence    by    Kristi L. Simkins
Ingrid Astrid    by    Mike Comstock
Itch    by    Heather Wallace-Brown
Jackie    by    Dr. Awesome & Ms. Fantastic
Last Train    by    Paul Schofield
Listen    by    Philip Hoang
Little Princesses    by    Anna Heinämaa
Maid of Horror    by    Caitlin Koller and Lachlan Smith
Mann’s World    by    Dipak Chowdhury
Meet Cupid    by    William Tepper
Monsters    by    Luke Kondor
Mr and Mrs Mash    by    Nina Mitrovic
My Kingdom    by    Jennifer Hahn
Neighbors    by    Billy Ray Fong
No Price Too High    by    Shale Nelson
Notes    by    Josef Ber
Olo    by    Greg Donahue
Oscar’s Ashes    by    Luke Gomez
Pale Blue Eyes    by    Chris Connolly
Party Monsters    by    Scott Luper
Playing All The Notes    by    Kelly Schulz Greene
Playing Away    by    Steve Langridge
Polly and the Cracker    by    Laura Ries
Postcards From Nowhere    by    Ben Cluse
Pun’kin    by    Tracee Beebe
Radish Hearts    by    Ray Shea
Robert    by    Willy Rowe
Snowflakes    by    Sandy Garfunkel
Sunrise on a Cloudy Morning    by    Victoria Ellis Nye
Sweet    by    Paige Baldwin and Julie Kirtz Garrett
The Bridge on the River Styx    by    John Ashbrook
The Chocolate Kandinsky    by    Suzanne Griffin
The Devil Wears a Hat    by    Ronald L. Ecker
The Doorway    by    Bragi Schut
The Dungeon    by    A.P. Quach
The Economy Sucks    by    J.E. Clarke
The Flight    by    Chris Jenkins
The Island    by    rian MacEvilly
The Ladder    by    Faisal A. Qureshi
The Magician’s Son    by    Chris Moore
The Project    by    J L Swift
The Sacred Heart    by    Andrew Serban
The Seat    by    Christopher Dingli
The Three of Us    by    Andrew Viner
The Way Back    by    Robert Hill
This Modern Man is Beat    by    David J Schroeder
To Late for Candies    by    Adina Sadeanu
Trumpet    by    Ben Cleary
Two Guys, A Girl and A Parking Space    by    Chris Mueller
Waking Billy    by    David Widdicombe
Wort Irkington’s Hate Books    by    Annaliese Ciel Walker