Read the "Black List: 2013" Screenplays
The 9th edition of "The Black List" features 72 screenplays. Here are the next 10, indexed alphabetically, from C to D.
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Discover and download all of the "Black List: 2013" screenplays. We have 72 of the 72 selected scripts from the 9th edition. In the interest of speed, we've spilt the collection into smaller batches.
So, Four Your Consideration, we have the next 10 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically, from C through D. From Patrick Tobin's "Cake", to Olivia Milch's "Dude", and everything in between.
If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2013" scripts were chosen by more than 250 film-industry executives.
What is "The Black List" you ask? To find out how it all works, scroll down a little bit.
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Discover more about the "Black List: 2013" scripts
Unsure about exactly what is "The Black List"? Read on.
Consider the name ironic. This isn't a list of scripts written by those who are unwelcome in the industry. Rather, "The Black List" is a compilation of "most liked" unproduced screenplays from a certain year. Screenwriters, young and old, repped or voiceless, submit their works for evaluation and possible consideration.
Annually, since 2005, film industry executives read hundreds of screenplays and choose which ones are their favorite. Referred to as a "mention", favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2013".
Some screenplays get optioned by studios and become movies. Past picks include: "Margin Call", and "The Butler."
Written by: Ian Shorr
A young man’s life is turned upside down when he mysteriously begins to receive metallic capsules containing messages from his future self.
Written by: Rachel Long | Brian Pittman
After an American doctor has his identity stolen by a covert operative, he must assume the dangerous mission of the one who stole it in order to clear his name.
Written by: Ryan Belenzon | Jeffrey Gelber
What if the world woke up tomorrow to scientific proof of the afterlife?
The Company Man
Written by: Andrew Cypiot
Based on a true events, this is the story of former CIA agent Edwin Wilson who went behind enemy lines to secure weapons contracts and report information back to the CIA shortly after the Cold War. Edwin had a meteoric rise in the agency until company policies changed and he was unceremoniously fired, but he continued to operate as a man without a country and became public enemy number one in the US Attorney’s office.
Written by: Max Hurwitz
In exchange for a lighter prison sentence, a young hacker goes undercover for the FBI in a sting operation to find and steal a super computer virus with the help of a team of unsuspecting hackers.
Written by: Shea Mirzai | Evan Mirzai
While on a road trip to Mexico, two best friends are forced to enter a thousand mile death race with no rules.
Written by: Adam Barker
After his villainous father-in-law kidnaps his daughters, SOL, a tough-as-nails mountain man, travels across the frigid Appalachian mountains seeking vengeance.
Written by: Nicole Riegel
A 15-year-old boy discovers that his kidnapped older brother has been living in a hidden, meth-producing compound, and infiltrates the camp in hopes of helping his brother escape.