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Hank's Screenwriting & Filmmaking Accomplishments

Lilac - WEB TV Series Pilot - Writer/Producer/Director

•  64 International Film Festival and Awards Competitions "Official Selections"

•  40 Awards

•  11 Additional Nominations

The Stars Don't Twinkle in Outer Space - Story & Screenplay

•  Winner - British Short Film Screenplay Competition - 2003

•  Filmed on Location in Hungary and the UK

•  10 Film Festival "Official Selections"

•  Rhode Island - 1st Prize, Screenplay - 2009

•  Palm Springs  - Best Live Action Short Film - 2009

Kyla's War - One-Hour Action/Adventure TV Series Pilot Teleplay

•   2024 Palm Springs International Screenplay and Pitch Competition - Finalist

•   2023 Coverfly - “Top 2%”

•   2022 Write LA Screenwriting Competition - Honorable Mention

•   2022 Nashville Film Festival Pitch Competition - Semifinalist

•   2022 Wiki: The World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Winner - Best TV Pilot

•   2022 Page Turner Screenplays - "First 15" - Quarterfinalist

•   2021 Script Lab - Semifinalist

•   2020 Ermantourage - “Top-50”

•   2020 Screencraft Virtual Pitch Festival - Semifinalist

•   2018 Nantucket Film Festival - Tony Cox Screenwriting Competition - Semifinalist

•   2018 Creative World Awards - Quarterfinalist

•   2018 Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship - Finalist

•   2018 Nashville Film Festival - Semifinalist

•   2018 ISA Fast Track - "Top-50"

•   2017 Hollywood Hills Awards - Finalist

•   2017 International Independent Film Awards - Diamond Award (screenplay)

•   2017 Sun Valley Film Festival - Finalist (one of only three)

•   2017 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition - 2nd Rounder

•   2017 People's Pilot - Semifinalist

•   2017 World Series of Screenwriting - Finalist

•   2017 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices - Finalist

•   2017 North American Film Awards - Winner - "Best Script"

•   2016 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition - Finalist

•   2016 Table Read My Screenplay (London) - Semifinalist

Shooting at Ballerinas - WEB TV Series Pilot Teleplay

•  2023 Coverfly - “Top 8%”

•  2022 Rome Prisma Awards - Finalist

•  2022 Sun Valley Film Festival - "High Scribe" - Winner

​•  Winner, 28th Annual People's Pilot TV Writing Competition - "Best Comedy"

•  Winner, 28th Annual People's Pilot TV Writing Competition - "Best WEB Series"

•  Quarterfinalist, N.Y. Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition 2022

•  Finalist, Filmmatic - Pitch Now Screenplay Competition 2019

•  Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival 2019

•  Quarterfinalist, Filmmatic - Inroads Fellowship Season 4

Fish & Chip - WEB TV Series - Story & Teleplay

•   Coverfly - Top 1% in Genre/Format - #1 Family WEB Series

•   Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Film Fund - Spring, 2018

The Probe - WEB TV Series - Story & Teleplay

•   Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Film Fund Spring 2017

•   Coverfly #4 Drama WEB Series

The Annex - WEB TV Series - Story & Teleplay

•   Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Film Fund - Spring, 2017

Taffy - One-Hour Dramatic Thriller TV Series Pilot Teleplay

•   2022  Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards - Quarterfinalist

•   2022  Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards - Honorable Mention

•   2022  Wiki: The World's Fastest Screenplay Contest - Semifinalist

•   2022  Page Turner Screenplays - "First 15" - Quarterfinalist

•   2022  Atlanta Screenplay Awards - Quarterfinalist

•   2018  Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards - Quarterfinalist

•   2017  ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship - Official Selection

•   2013  Sun Valley Film Festival - Finalist (one of only three)
•   2011  Fresh Voices Pitch Contest - Finalist

•   2009  People's Pilot - Second Prize - Action/Drama

•   2009  WildSound - Winner - Original TV Series Pilot (table read before a live audience)

The Last Day of April - Story & Screenplay (2017 version co-written with Anjul Nigam)

•  IndieWise Virtual Festival - Official Selection - 2016
•  Wendy's Shorts - Best International Experimental Trailer for Television - 2015
•  Accolade Awards - Award of Recognition: Movie Trailer - 2015

Moby Music Video - "The Day" - Writer/Director

•  Texas Ultimate Shorts - Best Pop Music Video - 2017

•  IndieWise Virtual Festival - Official Selection - 2016

•  Berlin Independent Film Festival - "Official Selection" - 2013

•  Accolade Awards - "Award of Merit" (3) - 2011

•  Accolade Awards - "Gold Award" - 2011

The Bench - Writer/Director

•  Texas Ultimate Shorts - Finalist - 2017

•  IndieWise Virtual Festival - Official Selection - 2016

•  Local Films for Kids - Official Selection
•  KIDS FIRST! Film Festival - Official Selection
•  Seattle Children's Film Festival - Northwest Prize (juried) - 2013

The Gentleness of Rabbits - Story & Screenplay

•  ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Contest - Quarterfinalist - 2017

Pirate Cove - Story & Teleplay

•  Creative Screenwriting - Unique Voices - Semifinalist - 2023

Forever Charlee - Story & Teleplay

•  Creative Screenwriting - Unique Voices - Semifinalist - 2023

•  N.Y. Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition - Semifinalist - 2022

•  Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards - Semifinalist - 2020
•  Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition - Finalist - 2017

The Dandelion Is Also a Flower - Story & Screenplay

•  N.Y. Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition - Quarterfinalist - 2022

•  Macoproject Film Festival - "Official Selection" - 2021

Luma - Story & Screenplay

•  Semi-finalist - "Project Greenlight" - Inaugural Edition
•  Semi-finalist - 1st British Feature Film Screenplay Competition

•  Finalist - South Carolina Underground Film Festival - 2017

Godsend - Story & Screenplay

•  ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest - Semifinalist - 2016

The Lie - Story & Screenplay

•  Impact 50 - Finalist - 2016

Orlonski Is Missing - Story & Teleplay

•  2022 Wiki: The World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Finalist

•  2017 Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition - "Best New Media Script"

Santa Calls - Father Christmas Bedtime Stories Book

•  One of 25 selected authors - 2020

Night Fishing - A Short-Film Screenplay

•  Hammond House International Literary Prize - Screenplay  Category - Shortlisted - 2020

•  Cascade Film Festival - Selected for Script Studio reading - 2018

The Captain & The Princess - Story & Screenplay

•  2022 Wiki: The World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Quarterfinalist

•  2021 Fade In Awards - Semifinalist

Henry & Isabella - Story & Teleplay

•  Open Screenplay - Winner (presented as an animated children's series) - 2022

317 - Series Pilot Teleplay - "Awakenings"

​•  2022 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist

•  2022 - Page Turner Screenplays - Quarterfinalist

Proposition One - Story & Screenplay

           •  2023 - UK Film Festival Script Competition - Finalist

           •  2022 - WriterDuet 48-hr Throwdown - Quarterfinalist          

Elephant on a String - Series Pilot Teleplay

           •  2022 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Quarterfinalist

Wander - Series Pilot Teleplay

           •  2024 - Cinequest Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist

           •  2023 - Filmatic TV Pilot Awards (Season 8) - Semifinalist

           •  2023 - Filmatic Sci-fi/Fantasy Awards (Season 1) - Quarterfinalist

           •  2023 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist

           •  2022 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition (10 pages) - Quarterfinalist

Daring Fellowes - Series Pilot Teleplay

           •  2022 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Finalist

H2O - Series Pilot Teleplay

           •  2022 - N.Y. Metropolitan Screenwriting Competition - Quarterfinalist

Spaced Out - Series Pilot Teleplay

           •  2022 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Honorable Mention

Escape Velocity - Feature Film Screenplay

           •  Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition - Quarterfinalist - 2011

           •  FilmStream - Finalist - 2009

Plastic Dolphins - Short Film Screenplay

           •  2018 - IndustryBoost Competition - Finalist

           •  2010 - I Am Entertainment Magazine - Finalist

The Gift - Fundraising Video for a non-profit organization

           •  2006 - Accolade Awards - "Best in Show"

Atom & Eve - Feature Film Screenplay

           •  2023 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist

William - Audio Drama

           •  2023 - Minnesota WebFest - Official Selection - Podcast Concept Category

April Dancing- Feature Film Screenplay

           •  2024 - WIKI - World's Fastest Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist

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