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The "Winningest" Screenplay in Hollywood

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sci-fi screenplay "Genesis Prime" was named a semifinalist in the Scriptapalooza Screenplay contest, making it the 12th time the screenplay has won or placed in a national screenplay competition in the past 12 months.  Written by an unrepresented Los Angeles Writer/Director by the name of Joe Crouch, Genesis Prime is a four-quadrant screenplay that combines family, drama and comedy in a fun sci-fi masterpiece.

Genesis Prime poster

Previously listed at number 5 on the winning scripts website, "Genesis Prime" has earned its spot as the new number one winning sci-fi screenplay.  Its latest win makes it the top unproduced, unoptioned sci-fi screenplay in Hollywood.  With thousands of screenplays being entered into every contest, this is a rare achievement for an unrepresented writer.

Genesis Prime
In 2133, a failed wormhole experiment causes an absentee father and his disillusioned teens to crash-land on prehistoric Earth.  Their only hope of returning home lies with a mysterious humanoid with questionable intentions.

One of the contest readers had this to say:
GENESIS PRIME is an intriguing read full of action, mystery and twists. The reader is built up to believe one thing and then new information is discovered and changes everything. The structure is tight and set ups begin immediately, engaging the reader's curiosity from the beginning and creating a sense of dread as the explosive inciting incident approaches. The reader connects with this piece on an intellectual level, trying to solve the mystery and delighting in the complexity of the plot.

The full list of screenplay contest wins can be seen at the website:

With the right financial backing, this could easily be a Hollywood Blockbuster with franchise potential.  Interested parties should act soon before this one gets away.

For more information about the screenplay or the writer, contact:

Patricia Whalen 

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