Write of Passage 2014
"You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love." NIV
THE TALL GRASS
A man obsessed with his neighbor's grass, finally does something about it.
Writer: Greg Gearlds, Greenfield, IN; DE: Allen Wolf
TO LIVE FREE
In 1863, a slave shows both North and South what it means to be free.
Writer: David Hyde, Rio Linda CA; DE: Susan St. Peters
HOW GREAT IS THAT DARKNESS
A self-centered scientist races to stop a spreading plague.
Writer: Noah Capshaw, Weatherford TX; DE: Rusty Rhodes
A reformed gang member must adjust to his newfound freedom.
Writer: Christina Barclay, Redding CA; DE:James De Vince
A grandfather teaches his grandson a lesson from a Buchenwald death camp.
Writer Ian Lahlum, Denver CO; DE: Randall Hahn
FINALISTS (also potential scripts for Write of Passage Spotlight Films)
When her son gets in a car crash, a mother is left with a difficult decision.
Writer: Barnabas Prontnicki, Los Angeles, CA; DE: Leilani Downer
FREE TO SERVE
A young, Christian Iraqi woman narrowly escapes ISIS troops.
Writer: Dennis Cravens, Cloudcroft, NM; DE: Owen Kingston
A SWIFT DIVORCE
A falling superhero learns a sense of balance.
Writer: Josh Sheridan, Canyon Country, CA; DE: Dianne E. Butts
In the Confederate deep south, a white woman risks it all to free a slave.
Writer: Danielle Wheeler, Arlington, TX; DE: Dianne E. Butts
THE ROAD TO MELVILLE
Defying her brothers, Susan takes her wealthy father on his final road trip.
Writer: Mark Lang, Underwood, Australia; DE: Simon Kennedy