American Zoetrope Announces Contest Winners
By American Zoetrope
Feb 5, 2007, 13:31

From 2,500 entries, judge Gus Van Sant and the America Zoetrope staff honored the following screenplays:

Grand Prize-Winner


Top Ten Finalists

Stumblebum by John Charles Chase
Original Cyn by Robert W. Hazel
A Gentleman's Game by Mandel Holland
Salamanca by Arzhang Kamarei
The Last Marine by Paul Ian Johnson
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by Dane Edward McCauley
Princip by Aleksandar Pajcin
The Machine by Mark Alan Patton
Temporary, Instead by Jason Michael Vetrano
Whistler's Ridge by Cynthia Webb

The Grand Prize-Winner receives $5,000 and his screenplay, along with those of the Top Ten Finalists, will be considered for film option and development by American Zoetrope, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Fox Searchlight, Sony Pictures Classics, IFC Entertainment, Paramount Classics, Icon Pictures, Working Title, Antidote Films, Bull's Eye Entertainment, C/W Productions, Exile Entertainment, Film Colony, The Film Department, First Look, Fortis Film, Frelaine, Greenestreet Films, Hart Sharp Entertainment, Matinee Pictures, Michael London Productions, Number 9 Films, Phoenix Pictures, Pretty Pictures, The Schiff Company, This Is That, Roserock Films, Benderspink, Room 9 Entertainment, and Ziskin Productions.

Those writers will be considered for representation by ICM, UTA, Paradigm, William Morris Independent, The Gersh Agency, CAA, and The Firm.

Contest info: American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

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