Screenplay Semi-Finalist


A woman must face her family’s dark legacy — or risk being consumed by it completely.

Melissa Pleckham

Melissa Pleckham is a writer, actor, musician, and self-proclaimed connoisseur of all things spooky. Her screenplay “Moon-Sick” has also been awarded Best Werewolf Short Script at the 2020 Hollywood Horrorfest and named an Official Selection of the HollyShorts Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Black Lullabies, the garage-goth duo she sings, plays bass, and occasionally drums for, can be heard on FX’s American Horror Story. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband, Ken, and their familiars, two dapper tuxedo cats. Her other car is a broom.