The Global Art Film Festival, or GAFFERS, has recently announced the winners of the 2008 Screenplay Writing Competition.

The winners are as follows:

1st Place (Drama), “Finding Heart”, David Kane
A young man with a bright future as a wrestler gets drafted into the Vietnam War and winds up coming home alive, but unable to wrestle. To find his true destiny, he must first cope with his new life and learn to wrestle with his limitations. Orange County, CA ;

1st Place (Comedy/Drama/Fantasy) “Unicorns”, Leah Meyerhoff
An awkward teenage girl escapes to a fantasy world when her first romantic relationship turns increasingly abusive. Brooklyn, New York ;

2nd Place (Comedy) “Best Supporting Daddy”, Mark Cummings Sr.
Upon hearing an A-list Hollywood Socialite wants a baby, a once thriving romantic novelist, in need of a best-seller, plots an extreme romantic scheme. Columbus Ohio;

2nd Place, (Comedy) ” Personal Injury”, Vicky Murray
Two former college basketball rivals whose goals are to make it to the NBA, but fail, unbeknownst to the other, become attorneys who have to battle it out in the courtroom, one last time. Carson, CA;

2nd Place (Drama/Mystery) “Inner Vision”, G. Rose Fisher
Callie has a generational inherited gift, which brings fear in the neighborhood. It’s becomes unbearable for her and the family. Finally, there is a new beginning for them, and hopefully a secret to be buried. Elk Grove, CA;

3rd Place (Drama/Romance) “Dance of Isaiah”, Jomo Merritt
Greek-American woman about to marry a non-Greek man, finds out about the marriage “curse” placed on her grandfather and how she must break it. Albany, GA;

3rd Place (Action/Adv) “The Harlem Story”, Danny Holst
A promising singer suffers an ill-fated tragedy owing to the injustice of the criminal justice system and a mean spirited entity in NYC. Ellenwood, GA

Honorable Mention:
“Momentary Matters” – Lisa Sottile
“Pony Girl” – Janet Hogate
“The Scarlet Rose” – David McEwing
“To See Afar” – Donald T. Morrison
“Kingbird” – Don Adams