Goldmine News

2014 Grand Prize Winner

THE BOUNDARY by Stuart Nicholson “THE BOUNDARY” is the outright winner of the 2014 Screenwriting Goldmine Awards. Two brothers from a disadvantaged background in Liverpool do their best to follow their dreams and make a life for themselves. The older brother has a dream of studying physics

Finalists 2014

Our five 2014 finalists are: “Brand New Day” by Hugh Brune “Black River” by Patrick Ryan “The Boundary” by Stuart J Nicholson “Silvertown” by Aldo Paternostro “The Soldier and the Lamp” by Janet Williams & Claire Pulley This year I also want to give strong recommendations to

Semi-Finalists 2014

Here are the 28 semi-finalists scripts for the 2014 competition. Congratulations to everyone who made it this far. It was a very tough field, and some very hard decisions had to be made. Please do link to this page, Facebook it, Tweet it and so on –

2013 Grand Prize Winner

GONE AWAY by Jane Eden GONE AWAY is the outright winner of the 2013 Screenwriting Goldmine Awards. Set in the vast glacial landscape of Bella Coola, Western Canada, it tells the story of a family broken apart when their son goes missing. Subtle, mature, and extremely sophisticated,

Finalists 2013

I’m delighted to announce the five finalists for the 2013 Screenwriting Goldmine Awards. In alphabetical order by writer surname, the five screenplays are: Other Mother, by Amanda Duke Gone Away, by Jane Eden Snapper, by Claire Fowler Stealing Speed, by Charles Inge Caravan, by Katie Wimpenny Congratulations

2012 Grand Prize Winner

We’re delighted to announce that Matthew Coombes, of London, is the winner of our first international screenwriting competition! His feature length screenplay Once in Royal Bradford City was judged by our panel of film and television industry experts to be the best among nearly 500 entries. In

Finalists 2012

These are the 2012 Finalist Scripts and Writers Hand picked, from a very strong field: Once in Royal Bradford City, by Matthew Coombes Snakes and Lovers, by Susan Everett Bad Air, by Charles Inge Song of the Lost Sister, by Brian MacEvilly Darkness On The Edge Of

Semi Finalists 2012

These are the 2012 Semi Finalist Scripts As before, please link to this page. Make sure you Facebook it, Tweet it and so on. You have done very, very well to get to this stage, so don’t be shy, get the word out about your success, and

Quarter Finalists 2012

These are the Quarter Finalist Scripts for the 2012 screenwriting contest. Please link to this page, Facebook it, Tweet it and so on – don’t be shy, and get the word out about your success! Congratulations to all on this list, and better luck next time if

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