Philip C. Sedgwick ~ Screenwriter

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Film Awards

ZAP! (2020)

(short film, written and directed by Philip C. Sedgwick)

Best Script Comedy, Block Island Film Festival, 2021
Award of Excellence, Best Sci-Fi Film, Vegas Movie Awards, August 2021
Award of Prestige, Best 1st Time Director Short Film, Vegas Movie Awards, August 2021
Award of Prestige, Best Narrative Short, Vegas Movie Awards, August 2021
Best Narrative Short, Arizona Underground Film Festival, 2021
Rookie Award, Circle City Film Festival, 2021
Best Director, Mini-Short Film, Sunny Side Up Film Festival, 2021
Best Mini-Short Film (tie), Sunny Side Up Film Festival, 2021
Best Sci-Fi Film, Sunny Side Up Film Festival, 2021
Sunny Side Up Festival Directors Choice, Best Actor in Mini-Short Film, Joel Foster, 2021
Best Sci-Fi Film, Nevada Short Film Festival, 2021
Best Sci-Fi Micro Short Film, Oregon Short Film Festival, Summer 2021
Jury Award, Best Short Film, Wallachia Film Festival, 2021
Best 1st-Time Director, Prague International Monthly Film Festival, January 2021
Best 1st-Time Director, Milan Gold Awards, March, 2021
Semi Finalist, 6th Annual Stage32 Short Film Contest

Official Selection, Phoenix Film Festival, 2021

Official Selection, Kansas City Filmfest International, 2021
Official Selection, San Pedro International Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Louisville International Film Festival (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Waterford Film Festival, 2021
(judging in progress)
Official Selection, Raleigh Film & Art Festival, 2021

Official Selection, Z-Shorts Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, San Angelo Revolution Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Alexandria Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Sioux City International Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Roswell Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Las Vegas International Film & Screenplay Festival (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Casablanca Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Official Selection, Southeast Regional Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Baliwood (Bali) World Independent Short Film Awards, 2021
Official Selection, Brooklyn Sci-Fi Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Alternating Currents Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Bozeman International Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Galactic Imaginarium Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Marina del Rey Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Big Bear Film Summit, 2021
Official Selection, Columbia Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Front Range Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Niagara Canada International Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Over Forty Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Iconic Images Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Berlin Shorts Awards, March, 2021
Official Selection, Dubai Film Festival, 2021
Finalist,
LuleƄ International Film Festival, January 2021
Semi Finalist, San Francisco Indie Film Festival, May 2021
Quarter Finalist, Sunscreen West Film Festival, 2021

Mirage at Zabul Province (2013)

(short film, directed by Nathan Bettisworth, screenplay by Philip C. Sedgwick)

Audience Choice Award, Best Short Film (tie), Sedona Film Festival, 2014
Director's Choice, Best Short Film, Prescott Film Festival, 2013
Jury, Best Short Film, Sunscreen West Film Festival, 2013
Jury, Best Short Film, Catalina Film Festival, 2014

Official Selection, Montreal World International Film Festival (Oscar-Qualifying), 2013
Official Selection, Napa Valley Film Festival, 2013
Official Selection, Arizona Independent Film Festival, 2014
Official Selection, Richmond Film Festival, 2014
Official Selection, San Jose Short Film Festival, 2013
Official Selection, Cinesol Film Festival, 2014

Elevator Pitch (2016)

(short film, directed by Justin Bram, screenplay by Philip C. Sedgwick)

Official Selection, Sunscreen West Film Festival, 2017
nominated for Best Short Film, Best Actor (Sam Whitten)
Official Selection, Burbank International Film Festival, 2017
Official Selection, Dodowa International Film Festival, 2017
Official Selection, Auckland International Film Festival, 2017


Otro Lado (2017)

(short film, penned by Philip C. Sedgwick)

Official Selection, Laughlin International Film Festival, 2018
Official Selection, Sunscreen West Film Festival, 2018
Official Selection, Alexandria Film Festival, 2018
Official Selection, International Shorts Film Festival (Melbourne, Australia), 2018

Official Selection, Worldwide Women's Film Festival, 2019
Official Selection, Dam Short Film Festival (Boulder City, NV), 2019
Official Selection, Z-Shorts International Film Festival (Santa Barbara, CA), 2019
Official Selection, Rosarito International Film Festival (Rosarito, Mexico), 2019
Official Selection, Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (Wales), 2019

Official Selection, Arizona International Film Festival, 2019
Finalist, Berkshire Short Film Festival, 2019

Screenwriting Awards

An Undocumented Rumor

Best Original Screenplay, Burbank Film Festival, 2016
Best Feature Screenplay, San Antonio Film Festival, 2019
Official Selection, San Pedro Film Festival, 2019
Finalist, Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival
, 2016
Finalist, Hollywood Screenplay Contest, 2016
Top 100 Hot Screenplays, Capital Fund Screenwriting Competition, 2016
Finalist, Story Pros International Screenplay Competition, 2015
Finalist, Story Pros Awards, 2016
Finalist, Richmond Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Oaxaca Film Festival, 2016
Quarter Finalist, Sedona International Film Festival, 2021
Quarter Finalist, Screencraft Action-Adventure Screenwriting Competition, 2016
Preliminary Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2016

The Monthly Film Festival, Quarter Finalist, Nov 2018

A Nuclear Option

1st Place, Action-Adventure-Thriller genre, 4th Annual StoryPros Awards, 2011
2nd Place, Mystery-Thriller genre, Woods Hole Film Festival, 2011

Top Ten Finalist, Going Green Film Festival, 2010
Finalist, Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2012
Finalist, Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2011
Finalist, StoryPros International Screenwriting Contest, 2010
Honorable Mention, Script Savvy, January, 2011
Semi-Finalist, AAA Screenwriting Contest, 2011
Quarter-Finalist, Write Movies 27
Quarter-Finalist, Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition, 2010
Quarter-Finalist, Scriptapalooza, 2011
Second Round, Golden Brad Awards, 2011
Top 20%, Nicholl Fellowship, 2011
2nd Round Finalist, Page Awards, 2011

Considerare

Finalist, Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2013
Finalist, 5th Annual Story Pros Awards, Top 10 in Action-Adventure, 2012
Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2012
Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2013
Finalist, Richmond Film Festival, 2013
Finalist, Afilmwriter Screenplay Competition, 2013
Semi-Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2013
Semi-Finalist (Top 15), Vail Film Festival ) 2013
Semi-Finalist ScreenCraft Action/Thriller Script Contest, 2013

Quarter-Finalist, Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition 2012
Quarter-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2013

ZAP! (short screenplay)

1st Place, Phoenix Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Southeast Regional Film Festival, 2020

Nominated for Best Sci-Fi Short Script, Oregon Short Film Festival, 2020
Nominated for Best Sci-Fi Short Script, Austin Micro Film Festival, 2020
Official Selection,
Vegas CineFest International Film Festival, 2020
Semi-Finalist, Nevada City Film Festival, 2020
Semi-Finalist, Just 4 Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition, 2020

Cactus Junction

2nd Place, Best Arizona Screenplay, Wild Bunch Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Block Island Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Southeast Regional Film Festival, 2020

Finalist, Pasadena Film Festival, 2020
Official Selection - Semi Finalist, Burbank International Film Festival, 2020
Official Selection, Gold Canyon Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Shepparton Screenwriting Festival, 2019
Semi-Finalist, Omaha Film Festival 2021
Semi-Finalist, San Antonio Film Festival 2020
Semi-Finalist, Cordillera Film Festival, 2020
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenwriting Contest, 2019
Quarter-Finalist, Story Pros Screenwriting Competition, 2020
Quarter-Finalist, The Monthly Film Festival, July 2019

The Tie (short screenplay, now titled Nuts and Bolts, screenplay sold)

1st Place, Short Screenplay Competition, Spirit Quest Film Festival, 2011
1st Place, Short Screenplay, Screenwriter Takes All, April 2011
Runner Up, Independent Short Film and Music Arts Festival, 2010

3rd Place, Short Drama, Woods Hole Film Festival, 2012
Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2012 (Top 10)
Semi-Finalist, Vail Film Festival, 2012 (Top 15 screenplays)
Semi-Finalist, 16th Annual Fade In: Awards
2nd Round, Page International Screenwriting Awards, 2012

Frost on the Pumpkin

Best Horror Script Grand Prize, Rhode Island Film Festival, 2012
Winner, AEXposure (Write Movies), January 2012

Runner Up, Best Feature Screenplay, Massachusetts Independent Film Festival, 2014
Semi-Finalist, 5th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2012
Quarter-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2012
2nd Round, Page International Screenwriting Awards, 2012
Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft Horror Script Competition, 2014

Visions of Sugar Plums

Winner, Drama Genre, Capital Funds Screenplay Competition, 2016

Olivia's Oath

1st Runner Up, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2014
Semi-Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival, 2015
Quarter-Finalist, 7th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2013


Scarecrow in the Snow

2nd Place, Horror Screenplay Contest, 2012
Semi Finalist, 5th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2012


Kate

2nd Runner Up, Flagstaff Film Festival, 2010
Finalist, Charleston International Film Festival, 2011
Official Finalist, Mountain Film Festival, 2011
Top 25 Screenplay, Going Green Film Festival, 2010
2nd Round Finalist, Page Awards, 2011

The Necessity of Paprika

3rd Place, Feature Romantic Comedy, Woods Hole Film Festival, 2012
Quarter-Finalist, 5th Annual StoryPros International Awards, 2011

Superior Conjunction

3rd Place, Sci-Fi Genre, 6th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2013
Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2012

Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival, 2014

Neon Cactus

Official Selection, Gold Canyon Film Festival, 2020
Official Selection, Chandler International Film Festival, 2019
Official Finalist, Amsterdam Film Festival, 2011
Quarter-Finalist, Cinequest Screenplay Competition, 2017
Quarter-Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2012
Quarter-Finalist, The Nicholl Fellowship, 1990

Three Nights Only (short script)

Best Romantic Comedy Screenplay, Nevada Short Film Festival, Fall 2021
Finalist, Just4Shorts Screenwritng Competion, June 2021
Official Selection, International Short & Symbolic Art Film Festival, 2021
Quarter-Finalist, Page Turner Screenwriting Competion, 2021 (judging in progress)

Rejected by Rumor

 Finalist, Byron Bay Film Festival, 2019
Official Selection, Bevery Hills Film Festival, 2018

Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition, 2018

A Piece of Heaven

Official Selection, Sacramento International Film Festival, 2021
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition, 2020
Semi-Finalist, Filmmatic Comedy Screenwriting Competition, 2020

Semi-Finalist, Southeast Regional Film Festival, 2021
Quarter-Finalist, Richmond International Film Festical, 2021

The Cat That Saved the (Hollywood) Stars (formerly Twinks)

Finalist (Top 10), Screencraft Family-Friendly Screenwriting Competition, 2014
Semi-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2010
(as Twinks)
Semi-Finalist, 15th Annual Fade In: Awards, 2011
(as Twinks)

Peculiar Taste

Top Ten, Phoenix Film Festival, 2013
Semi-Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2016
Quarter-Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2012

The Kestrel Incident

Finalist, 7th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2013
Finalist, 7th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2014
Semi-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2014
Semi-Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival, 2014
Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft Action & Adventure Script Competition, 2014

The Interrogation of Ike Tully

Finalist (Official Selection), Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2015
Semi-Finalist (Top 12), Vail Film Festival, 2015
Top 100 Hot Winners, Capital Funds Screenplay Contest, 2015
Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft Action & Adventure Script Competition, 2014

Quarter-Finalist, 8th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2014

The Ghost's Writers' Workshop

Finalist, Burbank International Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2020

Official Selecton, Block Island Film Festival, 2021
Official Selection, Arizona Sunburn Film Festival, 2020

The Filmmaking Territory

Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
3rd Place, Best Feature Drama Western, Wild Bunch Film Festival, 2021

Christmas at Cascabel Gulch

Best Feature Screenplay, Wild Bunch Film Festival, 2019
Semi-Finalist, 8th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2014

Binary Code

Finalist, 11th Annual Story Pros International Awards, 2017

The Plutonauts

Semi-Finalist, Fade In Awards, Sci-Fi Competition, 2019
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros Awards, 2019
Finalist, Story Pros International Screenplay Competition, 2018

Nuclear Clowns

Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2017
Official Selection, Oaxaca Film Festival, 2017

A Right to Arm Bears

Semi-Finalist, 4th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest, 2011
Semi-Finalist, 5th Annual StoryPros International Awards, 2011
Quarter-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2011

Marimar (co-written with Ruben Ruiz)

Official Selection, Oaxaca Film Festival, 2015
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenplay Competition, 2015
Semi-Finalist, Screencraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Competition, 2015
Semi-Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival 2016

Dam Determined

Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2020
Finalist, Las Vegas International Film & Screenplay Competition, 2019
Finalist, Vail Film Festival, 2020

Meteoric (short screenplay)

Official Selection, Rendezvous Film Festival, 2019
Official Selection, HollyShorts Film Festival, 2017

A Piece of Heaven

Semi-Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition, 2020
Semi-Finalist, Filmatic Comedy Screenwriting Competition, 2020
Official Selection, Sacramento Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)

Official Selection, Southeast Regional Film Festival, 2021 (judging in progress)
Quarter-Finalist, Richmond Film Festival, 2021

Condomnation (short screenplay)

Official Selection, Rendezvous Film Festival, 2019
Official Selection, HollyShorts Film Festival, 2016
Top Ten Finalist, Official Selection, Phoenix International Film Festival, 2016
Semi-Finalist, Filmatic Short Screenplay Awards, 2019

Facelift 51

Top 100 Hot Screenplays, Capital Fund Screenwriting Competition, 2016
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenplay Competition, 2015

Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft Sci-Fi Screenwriting Competition, 2016

Person Number One

Official Selection, Bevery Hills Film Festival, 2019
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros International Screenplay Competition, 2018

Creep Factor

Semi-Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019
Semi-Finalist, Story Pros Awards, 2019

Five Story Office

Quarter-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2016
Quarter-Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival 2016
Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Competition, 2015

The Zunovian Invasion

(co-written with David Towner)
Semi-Finalist, 7th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2014


Sing to the Sky

Semi-Finalist, 8th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2015

By the Sword

Semi-Finalist, 11th Annual Story Pros International Awards, 2017

An Unfinished Agenda

Finalist, Phoenix Film Festival, 2020
Semi Finalist, Vail Film Festival, 2020

Quarter Finalist, Richmond International Film Festival, 2020

The Cost of Money

Official Selection, Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2021
Quarter Finalist, Story Pros International Screenwriting Competition, 2020

Viral

Quarter Finalist, Hollyshorts Film Festival, 2019

Sniff Test

Quarter-Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2013

A Temporary Thing

Quarter-Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros Awards, 2013

Adapting Louis

Quarter-Finalist, 6th Annual Story Pros International Contest, 2012

Five Words or Less (short screenplay)

Semi-Finalist, Creative World Awards, 2012
Quarter-Finalist, Slamdance, 2012 (top 25)

Body of Work (short screenplay)

Top Ten Finalist, Elmore Leonard Literary Arts & Film Festival, 2010