2020 Screenplay Competition Readers

Thank you to this year’s competition readers!

Kristi L Simkins_HeadshotKristi SimkinsKristi is a screenwriter, director, and editor. Her award-winning short film, SOMETHING SPECIAL, which she wrote and directed, was a finalist in a New Zealand international filmmaking competition in which she had the honor of working with executive producer Barrie Osborne (LORD OF THE RINGS, THE MATRIX). SOMETHING SPECIAL screened at dozens of film festivals all over the world and was broadcast on television on PBS and The Pentagon Channel.

As an editor, Kristi has worked on a variety of projects, including narrative and documentary short films, trailers, online promotional videos, and a large-scale documentary project. One of the short films, ELEVEN PATHS, recently won a Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association.