2nd Place Winner: JACK DAVIDSON – CLOUDS OF SORROW
Jack Davidson is an aspiring screenwriter who was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Graduating from the University of Hawaii with a degree in Political Science, Jack moved to Reno, Nevada in the 1990s where he currently works as a used-car salesman. Clouds of Sorrow is Jack’s fifth screenplay. A four time Nicholl Fellowship semifinalist Jack’s 2nd place finish in the Cinestory Fellowship is the 8th time he has finished first or second in a national screenwriting competition.
3rd Place Winner: KRANTI PALLY – WHAT ROUGH BEAST
Kranti Pally grew up in Tampa, FL and studied film at NYU. He lived for several years in Los Angeles where he worked in development for several production companies and The Artists Agency, learning from literary agents Merrily Kane and Richard A. Shepherd. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife and two kids where he writes original screenplays and works with independent and studio producers.