by Ruth Witteried
Happy Monday, Happy April and Happy Day to our FiLMLaB Script-to-Screen Semi-Finalists! Willamette Writers are thrilled to announce the advancement of the following writers and their winning scripts to the Semi-Final round of judging:
Dinner with Netanyahu, written by, Stacy Jo Coffey
Inspiration, written by, Barbara Thomas
Java Rush, written by, Jennifer Kaczmarek
Sometimes Over Coffee, written by, Adam Franks
Stand Off, written by, Micki Selvitella
The Crow and The Squirrel, written by, Matt Merenda
Validations, written by, Susie Rodrigues
Why, written by, Ted Blasche
These writers represent the top 20% of all entries and will be subject to further scrutiny this week as we prepare to announce the select few that will continue on to our celebrity panel for final judging.
We thank everyone who took a risk and submitted their work for consideration. For some of you it was the first time your work has been put out into the world and we at FiLMLaB are honored you allowed us read and critique your words. Keep writing and join us in congratulating our 2013 Semi-Finalists.
Ruth Witteried is Film Coordinator for the Willamette Writers Conference and Executive Producer of last year’s winning short, “Alis Volat Propriis”. She teaches Introduction to Screenwriting at Clark College in Vancouver, WA, with her next ten week class beginning April 10th. You can follow her on Facebook at SitYourAssDown, or on Twitter @sityourassdown1.