fbpx
Connect with us

Executive Voice

2022 New York International Screenplay Award Winners

Published

on

The 7th Annual New York International Screenplay Awards (NYISA) 2022 Ceremony and Filmmakers Cocktail Party was held May 10, 2022. This year’s winners were celebrated with the much-coveted NYISA trophy on stage as they gave speeches to recount their successful journey and to inspire the other screenwriters in the audience to never give up. The event kicked off with a warm welcome and thank you from founder Emine Dursun. She highlighted the importance of the event returning in 2022 and the high interest, demonstrated by entries from 26 countries.

Since its inception, NYISA’s purpose has been to facilitate an international screenplay competition for screenwriters who aspire to connect with influencers in the US entertainment industry and explore the US markets. NYISA was founded by Emine Dursun in 2015, a Sundance-Alumus and New York-based Screenwriter, Script Doctor, and Creative Writing Teacher. Over the past seven years the organization has fostered talent that has gone on successfully write for projects on stage, television and film. Organizations such as these are invaluable to the community. They bring new talent to the forefront and help to advance the careers of aspiring screenwriters from around the world.

This year’s award winners included:

NYISA2022 Best Feature Screenplay Award Winners

1st Place Gold Winner “The Ampersand Inn” by C.J. Arellano, USA

2nd Place Silver Winner “Idle Speed” by Alex Gehrlein, USA

3rd Place Bronze Winner “Under the Shadow” by Jim Wurst, USA

NYISA2022 Best TV Pilot Screenplay Award Winners

1st Place Gold Winner “Wisenheimer” by James Beaman, USA
2nd Place Silver Winner “Bad Influence” by Tim Daly, USA
3rd Place Bronze Winner “Darkest Kelly” by Catarina César, Portugal

NYISA2022 Best Short Screenplay Award Winners

1st Place Gold Winner “Quiet On Set” by Natasha Luttjeboer, South Africa
2nd Place Silver Winner “Slip Away” by Julia Maddox, USA
3rd Place Bronze Winner “Blackout” by Jeffrey Christian Rivera, USA

NYISA’s valued jury members are industry professionals such as Producers, Script Doctors, Directors, Actors, and Screenwriters.  This year’s jury members included Michael Matasci, Dakota Reinike, Christopher Ortiz, Fred Ireland, Emine Dursun, Gregory Davies, Victoria Britton, Vilajkumar Mirchandani, Taylor Re Lynn, Eric White, Samantha Merrick, Victoria Prima, Jennifer Phillips, Efsane Karayilanoglu Toka, and Maureen Dowdell.

The event also featured live jazz by the Daniel Stein Trio. The lively music kept the crowd entertained and the mood festive throughout the event.

 

Sponsor for the NYISA 2022:
The sponsor for the event included
highly experienced vendors in the industry such as InkTip Magazine, Script Mailer, Final Draft, CreatersVault, Script Reader Pro and UpLift Script.

Cultured Focus Magazine: Event Sponsor NYISA

Cultured Focus Magazine was the event sponsor for the 2022 NYISA event.  Cultured Focus is an American entertainment news magazine that provides the latest trending news in arts and culture.
The aim of the magazine is to celebrate the arts and provide a platform to highlight the unique beauty and diversity of cultures from around the world. The magazine founder, Taylor Re Lynn, spoke to attendees on the dearth of opportunities in key leadership roles for diverse members of the entertainment industry in front and behind the camera. She also spoke about the importance of everyone having an opportunity to share their unique stories and bring those to life.

Attendees were provided with Cultured Focus branded writing journals and note cards to foster their creative spirit.

About NYISA

The New York International Screenplay Awards is a global screenplay competition for screenwriters who aspire to connect with influencers in the American entertainment industry. NYISA 2022 winners are connected to the US film industry members via InkTip Magazine and Script Mailer. Screenwriters get access to free screenwriting software by Final Draft and have the opportunity to be registered for free at CreatersVault. Free screenwriting courses from Script Reader Pro, in-depth script analysis, a half-hour follow-up phone call, and an e-book, “Common Screenwriting Mistakes.” Additional services are available with UpLift Script… and much more!

For more on NYISA, visit www.nyisa.com

Follow on Social:
https://www.facebook.com/NYISAwards/
https://twitter.com/nyisawards?lang=en

 

As an organization, we exist to empower the new generation of thought leaders, developers, creators, digital marketers and entrepreneurs, to learn new skills, grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. Our global campuses and pop-up workshops will help to eradicate poverty. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in tech and grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is WiFi and a dream.

Become A Crypto Expert

Categories

Recent Stories

Trending


Copyright © 2022 Disrupt ™ Magazine is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company - Disrupt ™ was founder by Puerto Rican serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Delgado who is on a mission to transform Latin America using the power of education and entrepreneurship.

Disrupt ™ Magazine
151 Calle San Francisco
Suite 200
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

Opinions expressed by Disrupt Contributors are their own. Disrupt Magazine invites voices from many diverse walks of life to share their perspectives on our contributor platform. We are big believers in freedom of speech and while we do enforce our community guidelines, we do not actively censor stories on our platform because we want to give our contributors the freedom to express their opinions. Articles are not commissioned by our editorial team, and opinions expressed by our community contributors do not reflect the opinions of Disrupt or its employees.
We are committed to fighting the spread of misinformation online so if you feel an article on our platform goes against our community guidelines or contains false information, we do encourage you to report it. We need your help to fight the spread of misinformation. For more information please visit our Contributor Guidelines available here.


Disrupt ™ is the voice of latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities both here in Puerto Rico and throughout Latin America. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. Disrupt Magazine was designed to give the world a taste of that.