Screenplay Semi-Finalist

Study In Blue

Trapped for the Winter with the body of his dead wife, a man discovers a family secret, explores a mysterious mountain top and tries to live with the guilt of an infidelity.

Patrick Clement

Patrick Clement is a former newspaper editor and a University of Kansas alum. In May 2020 he graduated from the prestigious Screenwriting/Directing MFA Program at Columbia University in New York City. His short film Rabbits won Best Student Short at the New Hampshire Film Festival and Best Film at the Knoxville Film Fest. Most recently, his thesis film ‘Three Corner House’ (starring Orange is the New Black’s Michael J. Burg) won Best Actor at the Tallgrass Film Festival for newcomer Ty Baumann’s portrayal of a sexual adventurous teen in the subversive drama about family secrets. He is a seven-time Kansas Press Association Award winner, a Catwalk Artist Residency fellow and his book of rare William S Burroughs portraits won two Humanities Grants from the KU School of the Arts.