2002 Winners, Semifinalists and Quarterfinalists:
MINORITY PROTAGONIST CATEGORY
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Black Lace by Patrick Brown
Logline: May West, on the rebound from heartbreak, meets “Mr.
Perfect” and it seems her life is back on track, until he’s involved in a hit-and-run accident. She agrees to help him conceal the truth, but this decision may cost her everything.
PLACE: Seoul to America by Grace Rowe
Logline: Three young Asian American women struggle to maintain their
identity in Los Angeles and come to realize that life is much
bigger than the world they’ve created for themselves.
THIRD PLACE: Culebra by Steven Santos
Logline: During one summer, the Santiago
family struggles with their complacency and dysfunction, as they try to reconnect with their roots in Puerto
FEMALE PROTAGONIST CATEGORY
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: The Quilted Heart by Gary Corbett Davis
Logline: A woman and her long lost grandmother are reunited through the re-telling of a past that is literally
embodied in the fabric of the grandmother's quilt.
PLACE: Arsenal Street by Stewart Skelton
Logline: Vertigo meets Blue Velvet as two emotionally damaged
women on a psychosexual bender look for their kicks in dangerous places.
THIRD PLACE: Violent Femmes by Beanie Barnes
Logline: Four women pull off the perfect heist. Now they must wait
for a call to make the drop. If they can survive each other for an hour, they’ll
walk away clean.
Final Dignity by Lawrence Kelter
Immortalz by Jaxon Ronin
Looking for Lewis by Gary Michael
Mother’s Mary by David Alexander
Neptune’s Kiss by Armando Youngblood
Untitled #12 by Charles Burmeister
Valley of the Spirits by K. D. Clemmens
and Warren R. Hull
Bride by Tara Lyn Modhadam
And the Past Lies Sleeping by Jay Natelle
Family Secret by Warren Robert Hull
It’s Only A Game by Bill Whalen
Joan of Quebec
by Allen Edel
Lender of the Last Resort by Jonathan Kirshner
Love in a Warmer Clime by Andrew Arthur Nympho
Dog Girl by Robert D. Burns
Private Window by John F. Fantini
The Sayings by William and Randi Scheurer
Stopover by Jean Hunter
The Changing Of The Guard by Vincent J. Izzo and Mary R. Izzo
The Most Hated Woman In America by Craige Cronin
The Serpent in the Garden by Richard G. McKee, Jr.
White Rose by George Ferris and Matt Roe