The screenplay for the gay sci-fi love story The Verge of Seas has been announced as a quarterfinalist in ScreenCraft Feature Screenwriting Competition, out of almost 2000 submissions. Semifinalists will be announced on August 9, 2023.
Three Grand Prize Winners will be selected for this year’s competition: One by writer Meg LeFauve (Captain Marvel, Inside Out), one by writer Stephany Folsom (Toy Story 4, The Rings of Power), and one by Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale). Each Grand Prize Winner will receive from their respective mentor: a virtual meeting and project development insight. The Grand Prize Winners will also be welcomed to the ScreenCraft Development Program and receive personal introductions and calls with one or more top Hollywood literary manager(s) who are looking for talented emerging writers.
The Verge of Seas, written by Albert M. Chan, is about a troubled gay man who discovers the shocking truth about himself and of the universe when his husband and adopted children mysteriously vanish on a trip to his childhood home in Montana.
“WITH A BRILLIANT PREMISE, POIGNANT RELATIONSHIPS AND THEMES AT PLAY, AND STRONG WRITING THROUGHOUT, THIS SCRIPT DELIVERS A THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND ENGAGING READ… COMPELLING AND EXCITING FROM START TO FINISH… THE QUEER LOVE STORY AT THE CORE IS REFRESHING AND HEARTFELT.”