Filmarket Hub’s Feature Film 2022 Screenwriting Contest FINALISTS

Filmarket Hub
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3 min readMar 14


After careful consideration from the jury, we are delighted to announce the three finalists of our 2022 Screenwriting Contest for English language Feature Films!

ONE of them will be the winner! Stay tuned for the last announcement on March 21st.

The contest winner will be awarded a $3,000 cash prize, while the two finalists will receive a $1,000 cash prize each.

The contest winner will receive a bespoke coaching package worth £2,000 from renowned script development consultancy Script Angel. Additionally, the project will be presented at FEST — Pitching Forum, an international film financing and co-production event focused on the facilitation, development, and financing of film projects. The winner will also receive a Curzon membership.

All the contest finalists will have script feedback from the competition’s Executive Partners; Clerkenwell Films (’The Dig, ‘The End of the F***ing World’), FilmNation Entertainment (‘Arrival’, ‘I Know This Much Is True’) and Warp Films (‘This Is England’, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’). They will also receive script feedback from the Script Compass team, experts in script development. Finally, one of the finalists will be invited to participate at the FEST FILM LAB — a training initiative organized by FEST throughout the year with various experts from the audiovisual industry.

Other awards include Final Draft screenwriting software, access to Roadmap Writers On-Ramp Program, Pro Account memberships to Scribe Lounge and exclusive discounts at the Writers Store.



Written by Matthew Toronto

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller. Country: United States

Logline: Stranded in a solitary living pod in deep space, a visionary scientist struggles to survive her husband’s unrelenting abuse in the face of crushing isolation. But when catastrophic events put her husband in mortal danger, she must decide whether to save his life, or finally free herself from his tyranny.


Written by Lynne Ashe

Genre: Drama. Country: United States

Logline: Coming-of-age twins Sam (female) and Shane (male), heirs to a profitable Southern vineyard, ache to escape their small-minded town with its gossip about their mentally ill mother. When they both fall for a handsome stranger who’s been hired to help with harvest, a haunting family secret is revealed.


Written by Pelin K. Liu

Genre: Drama. Country: United States & United Kingdom

Logline: When 34-year-old Ada is released from prison for causing the death of her child, she comes home to the pieces of her former life. But when her mother’s health declines, Ada struggles with what it means to be a good daughter after failing her own.

We were honoured to have on this year’s jury panel Hayley McKenzie, CEO and Founder at Script Angel and Co-Founder at Studio21 International; Matt Dy, Literary Manager at Lit Entertainment Group and Scott Pope, Development Executive at Expanded Media & former Drama Development Coordinator at Sky Studios.

Many thanks to all who submitted scripts, and congratulations to the finalists!

At Filmarket Hub, we are continually working to launch new calls and industry opportunities for your projects, so please stay tuned to our social media and regularly visit the open calls section on the platform.

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