The 2021 PAGE Awards Semi-Finalists

ACTION/ADVENTURE

THE BALLAD OF ELLA & DEAN
Christopher Beaton

BEYOND THE GAP
Zach Waggoner

CALL OUT
Neer Shelter

DAMN THE VALLEY
Daniel Clark

DARK PACIFIC
Jeff Chasin

DEAD IN DIXIELAND
Sean Mogridge

THE EURIPIDES ENGINE
Peter Andrews

EVERYONE LAUGHS AT CHARLEY
Joseph Greer

FALLSTREAK
Kyle Curry

FUSE
Lee Whittaker & Kara Myers

HEADHUNTED
Fergus Crotty

ICON
A.J. Bermudez

THE LOST CAUSE
Garrett Rowe & Joe Varkle

MESCALERO
Anderson Boyd

THE NEWLYWEDS
John Lawniczak

RED WINTER
Matthew McPhee

REIGN
Gabrielle Wendelin

SALLY SKULL
Kate Niemuller

SHADY COVE
Brian Horgan

TROPHIES
Peter Van Horne

TWELFTH ROUND
Neer Shelter

VERONICA
Seb Barker

WAR KEEPERS
Jim Maceda

WHISKEY BENT AND HELL BOUND
Sean Lynch

WITCHES’ BREW
Daniel Younger

COMEDY

12 STEPS FOR WUSSIES
Jim Patton

ALEX KICKS THE BUCKET
Jason Purdy

BAD CHICKEN
Nicholas Benson

BAGGAGE
David Lambertson

BUCKET LIST BOY
Daniel Davis

CALABLACKLESS
Geonnie Wilson

DEAD ENDERS
Brent Hartinger

HEART STRINGS
Jasper Chen

HERO
Ruby Nash

LOOPSTERS
David Rakowiecki

MARRIAGE UNIVERSITY
Cat Youell & Brad Crowe

MATERNITY LEAVE
Marguerite Spellman

MEAN STREAK
Janette Danielson & Giovana Frediani

NEXT IN LINE
Hal Harris

SECOND CHANCE
Sahib Bathla

SUGAR & SPIES
Pat White

SWEET VENGEANCE
Jace Serrano

TRANSITIONS
Bryan Szabo

TRIP
Lee Matsumoto

UNDEADED
Leonard Johnson

UNLADYLIKE
Alena Chinault

THE WEEK AFTER
Michael Noonan

WORKING RELATIONSHIP
Matt Warren & Aaron Nelson

WORST CHRISTMAS EVER
Brenda LePage

THE YOUTH
Diona Okunbo

DRAMA

BERRY PICKERS
Agnes Karlsson

THE BITTERROOT CHRONICLES
Debbie Castanha

BLACK-EYED SUSAN
Jared Hardy

BOOM BOOM
Roy Tan

CHARLIE & ADDY
J. Lee MacKenzie

CIGAR BOX LETTERS
Douglas Spaltro

THE COUNTRY WOMEN’S BURLESQUE ASSOCIATION
Sarah Jorgensen

GRAND EXIT
Carolyn Bliesener

IN THE LAKE OF FIRE
Blake Robbins

JULIET IS FINE
Rachel Mariam

LAND OF GOLD
Nardeep Khurmi

LATE
Daniel Grasskamp

THE LONG TRIP HOME
James Hsiao

A LOVE STORY
John Hancock

MR. ER
Nathan Hudson

MY FATHER’S WEDDING
Sarah Hanssen & Ashley Cook

ONE MORE MOMENT
Michael Lee Barlin

REDWOOD FALLS
Matt Bailey

SEARCHING FOR TUTANKHAMUN
Ariane Hahusseau

STILL WATERS
Jessie Holder Tourtellotte & Dan Gallun

THE SUPERB LYREBIRD AND OTHER CREATURES
Wendy Britton Young

TEA WITH THE AMBANIS
Sandhya Hermon

TEXAS KILLER WHALE
Jacob Berman

THE UNWOMAN
Tyler Rigby

THE VISIT
Shelagh McLeod

FAMILY FILM

ASTRAL BODIES
Brad Starr

BIRD BRAIN
Barbara Albers Jackson

CLAUS IN-LAW
Tom Radovich

THE CLOSER
Daret Dickens

CORIANDER: THE LOST ELEPHANT
Jordan Sandfer

FROZEN IN TIME
Sara Stiffler

GLOW STICK
Michael Raymond

THE GRAVE OF LAINEY GRACE
Aaron Galvin

HAVEN
Karen Conley

HELP FROM ABOVE
Jonathan Wax & Matthew Hoch

THE IMAGINARIUM
Jennifer Anne Martin

JOURNEY OF THE TUMBLEWEED
Arakaki Soto

A KEEPSAKES CHRISTMAS
Rich Orstad

THE LAND OF HORSES
Allison Johnson

THE MISFITS
Robert Israel

MOVING ON
John Bruno

NO CONNECTION
Gregory Breuer

OLIVER AND THE FIREFLY
Brandon Steiner

THE PRINCESS RULES
Brenda LePage

QUBIT
Darren Moran

RUTHIE THE RUCKUS
Brendan Boogie

SANTA’S LITTLE PRINCESS
Manuel Ansoleaga

SOUND OF SILENCE
Michelle Davidson & Jeffrey Field

SUPER-DUPER
Brad Helmink & John Rauschelbach

THE TOWN THAT LOST CHRISTMAS
Dawn Coleman

HISTORICAL FILM

AMERICAN INFAMY
Takeo Hori

THE APPARITION ROOM
Jon James Miller

BLACK WATERS
Kate Imy

BLANCA
Carlos Grana

CAN’T BUY ME LOVE:
THE CYNTHIA LENNON STORY

Kelly Gaudet

COP KILLER
Greg Goodness

CRUSH THE MONSTER
Alex Odaguar

FORCED JOURNEY
Rosemary Zibart

FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY
Ron Basso & Tony Basso

FURY AT LUDLOW
Bruce Leaf

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT HARVEY?
Sam Wright

JAPANESE FOR BASEBALL
Ray Keller

KID SOLDIER
Kelly Jean Karam

LORD OF SPACE
Cairo Smith

A MAN CALLED WHITE
Randy Hines

NO GOOD DEED
Heather Farlinger

ONCE UPON A TIME IN KENTUCKY
Logan Fentress

ON THIN ICE
Laura Ranney

OPERATION BABYLIFT
John McCarney

PERFECT FLOWER
Brent Delaney

PORTLAND
Michael Weinreb

THE PURPLE HEART BATTALION
Steve Migdol

THE ROSE AND THE LION
Charles J. Musser

SLIGHTLY OUT OF FOCUS
Travis Carr

STALAG DIXIE
Lynn Morris

SCIENCE FICTION

ALTERNATE VERSES
Tara Hall

THE APPLICANTS
Justin Ballheim

THE APPLICATION OF LOVE
Andre Wainer

BACKWARDS
Victor Grippi

THE CONTINUUM
Nathan Graham Davis

COUNTER EARTH
Ryan Vaughn

CTRL+ALT+RETURN
Travis J. Opgenorth

CULPRIT
Gideon Shmorak

EPHEMERAL
Lisa Lueddecke

FIX
Jeff Bower

FOREGLOW
Lisa Gold

G.O.D. OS
David Christopher Loya

HAVE YOU MET JIM’S WARBRIDE
Bill Poore

INSIGHT
Michelle Davidson & Jeffrey Field

LEGATO
Paul Casey

LIFECLOCK
Scott Nabat

MONSTERS INSIDE
Nick McDowell

OBELISK
Brennig Hayden

OUT OF THE SKY
Arnon Shorr

PROXY L-2
Heather Ostrove

THE RENTAL
Ariel Ehrlich

REVERSE
Matthew Bird

THE SHELL
Charlie Neubauer

SUNFLOWER
Zac Cannon

VIRTUAL RIFT
Justin Sloan

THRILLER/HORROR

BLOODBATH
Patrick Tierney

CONCRETE EVIDENCE
Paul Clarke

COP
Greg Sidman

DENTURE FANGS
Sonia Campbell

FOURTEEN DAYS
Lynn Esta Goldman

GUARDIAN
Jess Gupta

HYPOTHERMIA
Remi K. Chevalier

INSECTION
Mark Keavney

KYRA
Gil Seltzer

LIABILITY
John Kelley

THE LITANY OF THE SAINTS
Gina DeAngelis

THE LODGER
June Escalante

MURDOCK
Kevin Wilde

NGOZI
Mutaurwa Mapondera

OLIVIA’S WAR
Avishai Weinberger

THE ORCHARD
Shannon Boland

A PART OF ME
Jackson Chow

RELEASED
Eileen Shields

THE SATURN LINE
Dan Tice

THE SECOND LOCATION
Tracy Schumer

SILK
Nick Tassoni

SPLASHDOWN
Travis Seppala

THIN BLUE VEINS
Josh Evans

TINGLE MONSTERS
Alexandra Serio

UNSTABLE
Kerry Dye

SHORT FILM

37TH FLOOR
Steve Spremo

ALEXA, KILL MY HUSBAND
Marie Etzler

BANANAS FOSTER
Michael Wooldridge

CAR WASH
Giles Montgomery

THE CAVE
Lauren Finerman & Chelsea Leigh Turner

THE CLEANSING
Kevyn Bashore

THE CLIENT
Daniel Sheiman & Aaron Sheiman

DO YOU WISH TO CONTINUE?
Loise Delos Reyes

FISH
Lesette Maxwell

THE GAZEBO
Richard Willett

HOOKY
Anne Carmack

PARTY FAVOR
Kelly Jean Karam

PISS
Paul Coleman

RECOVERY CHAIN
Quame Hamlin

ROCK EN ESPANOL
Roxana Altamirano

SAY YES
Gabe Berry

STUYVESANT
Michael Schwab

SUPERMODEL SWALLOWS BUG, WORLD ENDS
Roy Clute, Jayson Clute & Warren Clute

TALK ME DOWN
Tamim Almousa

TOUGH LOVE
Warren Lane

TREE O’ MINE
Bernhard Reidhammer

URGES
Daniel Albino

WALTER AND THE 20-MILLION-YEAR-OLD SPIDER
Shaun Radecki

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Meghan Malone

THE WHOLE POINT
Warren Greenberg

TV DRAMA PILOT

THE ARCHITECT
Dana Attari

BOTTOM OF THE NINTH
Candace Kearns Read

CHILMARK
Stephen Nolly

DEAD CITY
Chandus Jackson

DOWNSTATE
Erin Murphy West

THE FIX
Heath Woodlief

HEIR APPARENT
Yellowlees Douglas

JAW CRUSHER
Santiago Fernandez-Concha

THE JURY
Wendy Dann

LEATHERETTE
Michael K.Y. Yip

THE MASTERWORKS
Jill Hoppe

MILLION DOLLAR BEACH
Alexander Ambrecht

THE NUT FARM
Warren Clarke

THE OAK
Geoffrey Garza

PURGATORY STATION
J. Elizabeth Martin

THE RADICAL
Stephanie Stanley

THE REDEMPTIONIST
Christina Arango Dowling

RESCUE INC.
Aaron Edwards

THE REZ
Danielle Autumn Stratton

THE RISK
Susannah Ward

THE ROAD HOME
Clint Murphy

ROOF OF THE WORLD
Eric Bergemann

SAME OLD TRICKS
Barry Leach

SUN WOMAN, MOON MAN
Lyndal Simpson

TARTIKOFF
Kathleen Cromie

TV COMEDY PILOT

BAD WIDOWER
Anton Hill

BALLAD OF THE COCONUT
April M. Sanchez

BITCH
Joy Frelinghuysen

BLACK TO NATURE
Wilandrea Blair

CUCINA PARADISO
Thomas Ascenzi

DINGERS
Shaun McConoughey

ENTITLED
Jenny Ulmer & Hannah Stoddard

FREEBIRDS
Sophia Crisafulli

ICE MAN
Matt Tworek

IT’S A MATCH!
Erica Scandariato

JOYLESS
Ryan Manns & Jocelyn Manns

JUNIOR VARSITY
Krista Gallagher

LA CUARENTONA
Miguel Orozco

LIFE’S UNFAIR
Tray Epps

ME AGAIN
Brian Farrey-Latz

MIA & VIV
Lionel Kahn & Brittany Cain

THE RIOT ACT
Anna Jastrzembski

SHERWOOD
Amanda Prentiss

SOUL & SPICE
Mark Labella

SOVIET REBEL GIRL
Andy Roninson

TRY SOMETIME
Clara York

VILLAGE W!TCH
Emma Gutt

WHAT’S YOUR SIGN?
Isobel Bradbury

WHEN HARRY KIDNAPPED CLAIRE
Indigo Hinton

WORSE THAN DEAD
Colin Carroll