Scriptwriting Competition

2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition Winners

Ithaca College is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition. They are as follows:

First Place: Vance Berk, Songbird on the Wire

Second Place: David Eversole, Shoo, Fly

Third Place: Eugene Ramos, When Waterdrops Have Worn the Stones of Troy

This year’s winners will receive prizes of $250, $150 and $100 respectively.

The competition honors excellence in a short script displaying strong contemporary social themes in the science fiction and horror genres that are in the tradition of Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone or Night Gallery. It is open to non-produced or non-optioned writers only.

This year’s competition had a record number of entries from countries all over the world. The finalists were read by a panel of industry professionals as well as by Carol Serling, widow of the late Rod Serling.