Slamdance announces Writing winners

'Girl With No Name' tops screenwriting Competition

The 2010 Slamdance Writing Competition has announced its winners, with “The Girl With No Name” taking the grand prize.

Written by Alex Ranarivelo, screenplay tells the story of a girl in the Old West who sees her uncle murdered, then goes after the gang that killed him. The script also won in the feature category.

Other winners included “100 Bloody Acres” by Colin and Cameron Cairnes for horror/thriller, “Below the Waist” by R. Ian Simpson for script accessible, “Dead in the Room” by Marjory Kaptanoglu for shorts and “Shifting Gears” by Sarah Newman for teleplay.

Slamdance received almost 2,000 submissions. Shorts winner has the option to be produced and premiere at Slandance 2011, which runs Jan. 20-27 in Park City, Utah, concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival.