Screenplay finalists announced

We are excited to announce the finalists for the inaugural NOTTIFF screenplay competition, the quality of screenplays has been really high making this a really tough decision. 

The winner will be announced on Sunday October 9th at the festival’s closing awards ceremony and they will receive an official Robin Hood award, Final Draft 9 and their work presented to U.K independent exec producers.

The three finalists shortlisted from this year’s vast and high quality submissions are…


Judy Sandra
United States
Coming of Age

In the winter of 1974, a 25-year-old American woman named Charlotte travels to Denmark on a solitary quest to become, in her mind, a “woman-of-the-world.”


Jon Sturgess
United States

An inspector investigates the disappearance of an artist who traded his talent for love.


Louis Pires
Political Thriller

A European border control officer runs for his life, after unwittingly revealing the truth of a sinister and manipulative government secret.