Filmarket Hub’s Feature Film 2021 Screenwriting Contest FINALISTS

Filmarket Hub
2 min readMar 15, 2022


After careful consideration from the jury, we are delighted to announce the three finalists of our 2021 Screenwriting Contest for English language feature films.

Stay tuned to our social media for the upcoming announcement of the winner on March 22. The winning script will be awarded with a 2.000€ cash prize and an invitation to participate at the next UK Online Pitchbox, while the two finalists will receive 500€ each.

All the finalists will have their scripts read by the contest’s executive partners; Film4 (‘The Favourite’, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’), Lone Wolf Studios (‘Amanda Knox’, ‘Bad Hombres’), Number 9 Films (‘Carol’, ‘Youth’) and Protagonist Pictures (‘The Lobster’, ‘Cold War’).

Other awards include Final Draft screenwriting software, Curzon cinema memberships, Sundance Co//ab memberships, Writers Store webinars and a complimentary pass to the 2022 Edinburgh International Film Festival.


  • Ability

Written by Benedict Cohen

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: When a corrupt official steals their benefits, a veteran amputee must convince an oddball crew of disability claimants to help him pull off a heist.

  • Antibody

Written by Jason Collin

Genre: Thriller

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: A tormented father kidnaps the anti vaccine conspiracy theorist he holds responsible for his son’s terminal illness and vows to expose his lies.

  • The Night Letters

Written by Tim Coleman

Genre: Horror

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: A young Afghan boy lives in fear of the Taliban — who are seeking to recruit him as a suicide bomber — but also of a monster he believes stalks the countryside at night.

We were honoured to have Catherine Freeman (Development Executive at Ruby Rock Pictures), Malak El Gonemy (Development Executive at FilmNation UK) and Mark Brennan (Literary Agent at United Agents) as this year’s jury panel.

Many thanks to all who submitted scripts and congratulations to all involved!

Meet the semi-finalists of our Feature Film 2021 Screenwriting Contest!



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