You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Slamdance fetes sci-fi

McEvoy's 'Pixelated' takes first place

The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts.

Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles Hall and Kara McCourt, third place feature; “Recalling Sam” by Christopher and Donald Barr, first place short; “Actortraz” by Bryan Deats, second place short; “Hungry” by Stacia Saint Owens” for third place short.

Honorees will receive cash prizes, Sci Fi goodies and a first look opportunity with development at the Sci Fi Channel. All contestants are eligible for script coverage by calling the Slamdance office.

Select scenes from the Sci Fi screenplays will be showcased at the monthly Slamdance reading series Nov. 12 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood.

More Film

  • Paolo Virzi's 'Notti Magiche' Lures EFM

    Paolo Virzi's 'Notti Magiche' Lures EFM Buyers (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • Berlin: Director Philip Groening Examines Magical

    Berlin: Director Philip Groening Examines Magical Time of Youth in 'Brother'

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN (R: Thomas Stuber);

    Berlin Profile: 'In the Aisles' Director Thomas Stuber Talks About the Movie's Outsiders

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • 'The Silent Generation' Review

    Berlin Film Review: 'The Silent Generation'

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • leeco grove

    Court Orders LeEco Hong Kong Unit to Close

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • Danish Crown Prince Frederik speaks during

    Zentropa Joins Forces With China's WD Pictures (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

  • Berlin Globo Series Showcase Underscores Its

    Berlin Globo Series Showcase Underscores Its Upscale Revolution

    The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the winners of its first Sci Fi Screenplay Competition. Awards were given to the top three feature and short scripts. Among the first-time filmmakers honored were “The Pixelated Man” by J.A. McEvoy, first place; “Robots Never Die” by David Van Hooser, second place feature; “The Cassini Effect” by Charles […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content