2014 FiLMLaB Winner – Unwelcome Guests

2014 Winning Script – “Unwelcome Guests” by Jon Dragt


Past winners of Willamette Writers' FiLMLaB - "Unwelcome Guests" by Jon Dragt poster

  • Written by Jon Dragt
  • Directed by Martin Vavra
  • Starring Tyson Dailey, Dennis Fitzpatrick, Paige McKenzie, and Priscilla Prosser
  • Assistant Director, Alyssa Roehrenbeck
  • Edited by Martin Vavra
  • Production Designer, Jason Ball
  • Producers, Alyssa Roehrenbeck, Ruth Witteried, and Martin Vavra
  • Executive Producers, Stefan Feuerherdt and Ruth Witteried
  • Produced by Willamette Writers and Galaxy Sailor Productions

Jon’s Winning Script (PDF)


Finalists, 2014

BEK by Elisa Graybill
MIDNIGHT KISS by Xavier Chavez
SIX MONTHS OF WONDER WOMAN by Susan Fleming
TIME PIECE by Michael Meyers
UNWELCOME GUESTS by Jon Dragt


Semi-Finalists, 2014

No semi-finalists were announced in 2014

Ruth Witteried

Ruth Witteried

As Visual Media Director, Ruth Witteried works with all programs based in the visual arts, including screenwriting and film production. As Executive Director of the FiLMLaB competition and project, she produced the 2012 FiLMLaB short, Alis Volat Propriis, winner of the 2013 OIFF Best Comedic Short; 2013′s Coffee.Table.Book.; 2014’s Unwelcome Guests, and in 2015, The Return of Bug Eyed Bill. She acted as Film Coordinator for the Willamette Writers Conference from 2011-2013 and occasionally teaches screenwriting at Clark College. She currently is Executive Director of Willamette Writers’ FiLMLaB. You can follow her on Twitter @sityourassdown1 or Facebook at FiLMLaB. Contact her. (visualmedia@willamettewriters.org)