ESC 2022 Awards
Congratulations to our Emerging Screenwriter Competition Winners!
Sam Zaslow-Braverman, Golda Och Academy
Winner: Gwendolyn Baily, Fusion Academy
Stella and Jack
Amelia Knapp, Montclair High School
When the Stars Align
Santiago Tapia Torres, Cooper City High School
Mel’s First Date
Jose Santos, Donald M. Payne Tech
Michael Liotta, Glen Ridge High School
Winner: Sam Zaslow-Braverman, Golda Och Academy
Emily Kalosieh, Waldwick High School
Dead by Ten
Willow Killebrew, Montclair Kimberly Academy
Red: Maturation Cut
Winner: Ross Perlman, Columbia High School
The Swell of Waves
Jason Lewis, Montclair High School
The Artist and His Pen
Winner: Sahana Mishra, Northern Valley Demarest High School
Luis Zonenberg, Klein High School
Kingdom, Chapter 3: Ghosts of the Forgotten
Jacques Ciambra, Montclair High School
Winner: Dylan Gill, Columbia High School
Jacob Rincon, Cathedral High School
Ryan Spindell – Writer and Director of “The Mortuary Collection”, “The Babysitter Murders” and writer/producer for the show “50 States of Fright”.
Susan Skoog – Program Director for Screenwriting, University of the Arts. Writer and Director of “Whatever” and “Breeding Grounds”.
John Rotondo – Screenwriting Professor at University of the Arts and Writer of “The Garden Left Behind” and “Resemblance”.
Evan Dickerson – Screenwriting Instructor and former curriculum coordinator with Montclair Film. His production and writing credits include: “Good Friday”, “A Revolution”, “Split Ends”, and “Disarray Days”.