'Claytons' won the $10,000 cash prize
Slamdance has announced the winners of its annual Teleplay Competition.Beverly Neufeld’s “The Claytons” won the $10,000 cash prize in the scripted category, while James Wade, Brian Beacock and Lauren Bass’ “FX Factory” drew the nod for an unscripted show. The latter prize comes as $5,000 in goods and services from Filmworks/fx for the winners’ future projects. “The Claytons” would follow a family of power players, while “FX Factory” is a pitch for a behind-the-scenes show about special effects designers. TV scribe Norman Lear’s holding company, Act III, sponsored the competish. Prizes will be presented at a Sept. 22 ceremony in Los Angeles.