Past Winners

If any industry professionals would like to learn more about these writers or these scripts, please contact Tim Schildberger at tim@write-la.com.

 

The 2022 Write LA Shorts Grand Prize Winner

 

Tova Swartz – Burning Questions | Comedy

After accidentally inviting over a non-witch to their coven meeting, two witches must decide what to do with the non-witch who now knows their location and existence.

 

The 2022 Write LA Shorts Finalists

Ted Bronson - Bury Me | Comedy

Still not over his divorce, a heartbroken man digs up his recently deceased ex-husband and interrogates him about why their marriage failed.

Brian Cohen - Conversations on a Couch | Comedy

A man on the autism spectrum endures extreme social anxiety to attend a New Year's Eve party, driven by an imperative to confront his best friend with a confession of love.

Mark Dollard - Weeping Wall | Historical

Berlin, 1987. A rebellious artist attempts to paint the forbidden side of the Berlin Wall.

Lexa Hayes - Sweet Sorrow Pie | Drama

A musician finds the courage to perform again after the loss of her muse in a journey that takes place from backstage to mic.

Ed Johnson - The Santero | Drama

An old man revisits ghosts of his past while on a pilgrimage from an old church to the top of a great mesa.

Hunter Morris - Old Dog | Drama

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a kind-hearted man decides to take up guitar in order to take back control of his life.

William Neary - Perks Include Non-Dairy Creamer | Drama

A frustrated architect sets his aspirations aside for more stable employment, until a homeless woman challenges his decision.

Bernhard Riedhammer - Love To Go | Drama

A lonely retiree mourning his late wife tries to find new connections and turns to a dating website called “Love to Go.”

Jacqueline Schaefer- Bottomless | Comedy

All Michelle wants to do after a long week is to relax and watch reality TV. However, her plans are disrupted when her roommate Dina unleashes a wave of anxiety while getting ready for a meet-the-parents dinner date.