Benin Trotter

Benin Trotter

Screenwriter

Daytona Beach, Florida

Member Since:
September 2018
Last online:
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About Benin

Drama at SUNY Purchase
BFA Film Directing Central Florida
MLIS University of South Florida

Loglines

  • CandyCellers

    CandyCellers Budget: $1M - $5M | Independent Drama The Pursuit of Happyness meets American Gangster in late 70's  Portland  brought to life by Black female, ex-con, Harrie, who resorts to selling candy as she struggles with the system and ex, Big Dee, for custody of their son, P'nut.

  • BEL

    BEL Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama Horror In 1927 Arkansas, a disgraced African American preacher returns to his boyhood farm only to find it possessed by a powerful witch. 

Awards

  • The Southern California Screenplay Competition Finalist (BEL)
    (2022)

  • Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalist (BEL)
    (2022)

  • Sunvale Screenplay Contest Season 2 (BEL)
    (2022)

  • Nashville Film Festival Semifinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards Season 6 Quarterfinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • SWN Screenplay Competition (Sokolow Award) Quarterfinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • Peachtree Village International Film Festival Official Selection Finalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Summer Semifinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition Fall Edition Semifinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • Stage 32 2nd Annual Diversity Springboard Screenwriting Contest Quarterfinalist (BEL)
    (2021)

  • WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Script Competition Semifinalist (CandyCellers)
    (2018)

  • Austin Film Festival Script Competition Second Round (Fallen Reign)
    (2017)

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