Z.APP by Justin Hayward | Script Revolution


After witnessing a murder in London, a blissfully ignorant man must join the resistance to expose a new app that turns justice into a bloodsport for the rich before the top player hunts them down.



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Katherine Watford-Cook - Executive Producer
Large LA-based distribution company (verbal agreement to distribute)

All Accolades & Coverage: 

San Antonio Film Festival - San Antonio, TX - August 5, 2018 - Official Finalist;
Hollywood Screenplay Contest - Hollywood, CA - October 1, 2018 - Official Finalist - Best Thriller Script;
The Beverly Hills Film Festival - Hollywood - April 7, 2019 - Official Finalist – Best Screenplay;
Queen Palm International Film Festival - Palm Springs, CA - April 22, 2019 - Winner - Gold - Best Concept - Feature Script;
Queen Palm International Film Festival - Palm Springs, CA - April 22, 2019 - Winner - Silver - Best Feature Script;
RED International Screenplay Awards - Italy - May 1, 2019 - Winner - Best Screenplay;
Anaheim Film Festival - Anaheim, CA - May 5, 2019 - Platinum Hattie, Winner - Best Screenplay: Thriller;
Asian Cinematography AWARDS (ACA) - Quezon City, Philippines - May 8, 2019 - Winner - Best Screenplay;
Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards - Rome - May 12, 2019 - Winner - Best Feature Screenplay;
Filmmatic Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship - Los Angeles, CA - May 15, 2019 - Official Finalist;
NYC Indie Film Awards - New York - May 20, 2019 - Winner - Platinum Award, Best Screenplay;
The European Independent Film Award - Europe - May 20, 2019 - Finalist – Best Screenplay;
Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition - Las Vegas, NV - July 25, 2019 - Finalist – Best Screenplay, Crime Feature;
Paris Art and Movie Awards - Paris, France - September 2019 - Winner, Best Screenplay;
Finish Line Script Competition - Los Angeles, CA - November 2019 Semi-Finalist (Top 20);
SF IndieFest - San Francisco, CA - January 2020 - Finalist - Best Feature Screenplay;
Vertias Film Festival - Grove City, PA - April 2020 - Winner - Excellence Award (Screenplay);
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival - Semi-Finalist (Screenplay);

Submitted: January 20, 2021
Last Updated: February 18, 2022

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The Writer: Justin Hayward

Justin is an Equity-registered actor, WGGB screenplay writer and voice artist. He lives in the south of England. Originally a trained choral singer, he subsequently moved into stage musicals and then into film and television. Prior to returning to the creative industry, Justin worked for two decades in technology public relations, running promotional campaigns and speech writing. He holds a degree in English & Philosophy from the University of Leeds. * Next 100 - Nicholl Academy Fellowship 2021 * Second Rounder - Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2021 * Winner - Best Horror Screenplay - Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 2020 * Winner - Gold Grand Jury Prize -... Go to bio

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