As a screenwriter, Les Zig has had three screenplays optioned.

He’s also placed and shortlisted in various competitions.

He has a flair for dialogue and, with his work as a novelist and as a structural editor in the world of publishing, has an innate understanding of storytelling and the beats that make a story work.

He is a prolific screenwriter whose writing is beginning to gain the attention of industry professionals.

 

For the Method [Drama Feature]

  • Quarter-finalist in the 2019 5th Annual Search For New Blood Screenwriting Contest
nine [Action Feature]

  • Quarter-finalist in the 2018 Screencraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest
The Shadow in the Wind [FamilyAdventure/Magical Realism Feature]

  • Quarter-finalist in the 2019 PAGE Screenwriting Awards
  • Quarter-finalist in the 6th Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship (2019)
  • Semi-finalist in the 2017 Screencraft Family Friendly Script Contest (as Lazaros Zigomanis)
The Principle of the Thing [Action Feature]

  • Quarter-finalist in the 2017 Screencraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest
Producers [Half-hour Satire/Comedy Pilot]

  • Semi-finalist in the Atlanta Screenplay Awards TV Pilot (Summer 2019)
  • Semi-finalist in the 2019 1st TV Script Writing Competition
  • Quarter-finalist in the 2019 4th Annual Stage 32 TV Writing Contest
  • Quarter-finalist in the 2018 Screencraft Pilot Launch TV Script Contest
  • Semi Finalist in Showtime’s Tony Cox Episodic Screenplay (30 Min) Competition
  • Quarter-finalist in the 2017 Shore Scripts TV Pilot Competition
Shadows / Cry of the Shadows [Horror/Thriller Feature]

  • Semi-finalist in the 3rd Annual Stage 32 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Screenwriting Contest (2019)
  • Semi-finalist in the 2016 Stage 32 New Blood Competition
Punishment [Sci-Fi Feature]

  • Quarter-finalist in the 2016 Screencraft Sci-Fi Competition
  • Shortlisted for 2014 John Hinde Science Fiction Award
The Way of the True [Sci-Fi Feature]

  • Finalist in the 3rd Annual Stage 32 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Screenwriting Contest (2019)