Philip C. Sedgwick ~ Screenwriter


























































































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Philip C. Sedgwick



Philip wrote his first script at the prompting of a writer friend. He entered his second script, Neon Cactus, into the Academy's Nicholl Fellowship, which placed as a Quarter-Finalist in the prestigious competition. Since that time, more than thirty of his screenplays & films have received acclaim from film festivals, fellowships and competitions. Philip serves as a juror for the Prescott Film Festival, where he also presents screenwriting workshops.

Member Independent Writers Caucus (WGAw)

Philip C. Sedgwick IMDB

Philip's Bio


Now completed and in festival submission, Otro Lado, an emotionally charged border story written by Philip for Executive Producer and composer, Alex Holland. The film is an Official Selection in ten festivals.

For the ninth consecutive year, Philip has a screenplay as an Official Selection in the Beverly Hills Film Festival 2019, with his screenplay Person Number One. In 2014 he took home 1st Runner Up screenplay honors with his Spanish-American war drama, Olivia's Oath.

Elevator Pitch, a short film written by Philip for Executive Producer Rutger Oosterhoff, directed by Justin Bram, featuring Tom Wright, Emily Goss and Sam Whitten. Now Available for viewing: Elevator Pitch on Vimeo

Philip's screenplay An Undocumented Rumor won Best Original Screenplay honors in the Burbank Film Festival, 2016.

Ixmucané Pastor, a script I was brought onboard to cowrite a new draft with director, Grisel Wilson, of Humans and Fido Productions won Best Drama in the Oaxaca FilmFest's Global Script Challenge. As well, the script received a Golden Palm Award in the 2016, Mexico International Film Festival.

Visions of Sugar Plums won Best Screenplay, Drama, in the Capital Funds Screenplay Competition, 2016.

The Interrogation of Ike Tully, an original script penned by Philip, has most of the principal cast and above the line crew attached. Currently this project is in the funding phase.

The Interrogaton of Ike Tully on Slated

Neon Cactus on Slated

Mirage at Zabul Province, penned by Philip for director Nathan Bettisworth, tied for first for the Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film at the Sedona Film Festival Festival. As well, the short won Director's Choice for best short film at the Prescott Film Festival and was Best Short Film (Jury) at the Sunscreen West Film Festival, completing a trifecta of best short film category wins.

Mirage at Zabul Province Poster

Complete List of Fellowship, Festival and Competition Awards

Letters of Recommendation available upon request.

My preferred script writing software:

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