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April 6, 2019 – Just Announced! “A Jungle Dark” has been chosen as a Semi-Finalist in the Toronto International Screenwriting Competition!

February 20, 2019 – Whiskeyslinger Productions now have One Sheets available for A Jungle Dark and Lottery.

February 18, 2019 – Filmmatic is pleased to announce Courtney Suttle as the 2019 Pitch Now Screenplay Competition Overall Winner. His screenplay, A Jungle Dark, was a hit with our judges. We sent Courtney a Q & A to see exactly what makes him tick, and he was kind enough to reply. Read Here.

January 19, 2019 – Congratulations to Courtney Suttle’s “A JUNGLE DARK” for TV Drama is our 2019 Overall Winner in the Pitch Now Screenplay Competition presented by Filmmatic!

December 28, 2018 – “A Jungle Dark” by Courtney Suttle is a Diamond Winner! Congratulations to you on your win this season in the Fall 2018 International Independent Film Awards.”

December 27, 2018 – Congratulations Courtney Suttle, we are so thrilled to inform you that “A Jungle Dark” – TV PILOT is one of the Top 50 Teleplays (60 minutes) for the Cinequest Screenwriting Competition!

October 27, 2018 – Congratulations!! Your TV pilot, “A Jungle Dark”, has WON the Paris Lift-Off Film Festival.” Vive la France!

September 25, 2018 – We’re excited to that “A Jungle Dark” by Courtney Suttle has been chosen as a Quarterfinalist in the 2018 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest!

August 30, 2018 – “Fire on Ice” and “Bad Karma” are Finalists in the Creative World Awards! Great Work!

August 23, 2018 – “Fire on Ice” and “Bad Karma” have all advanced to the semi-finals in the Creative World Awards!

August 15, 2018 – “Lottery”, “Fire on Ice”, and “Bad Karma” have all advanced to the quarterfinals in the Creative World Awards!

August 13, 2018 – Congratulations! “Lottery” by Courtney Suttle has been chosen for Original Television Drama, “Fire on Ice” for All Drama & Family, plus “Bad Karma” and “I Love You More” for Short Screenplay as 2018 Preliminary Finalists in the Creative World Awards.

May 16, 2018 – It’s a Wrap!!! Whiskeyslinger productions concluded filming “2:45”, a short film/pilot written by comedian Jerry Rocha and Courtney Suttle.

May 7-10, 2018 – Whiskeyslinger productions begins filming its first project! “2:45” is a short film/pilot written by comedian Jerry Rocha and Courtney Suttle. Amy Campione will be directing. The cast includes several name comedians.

April 26-30, 2018 – Whiskeyslinger Productions will be in Richmond, Virginia for the Richmond International Film Festival in honor of “A Jungle Dark”.



April 11, 2018
 – The Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival (CSHFF) has chosen “I Love You More”, “A Jungle Dark”, and “Bad Karma” as finalists! Congratulations!!!

April 5, 2018 – “Bad Karma” has been named an Honoree and “A Jungle Dark” has been named Finalist at the Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship!

April 2, 2018 – Congratulations “A Jungle Dark” by Courtney Suttle has won GRAND PRIZE!!! In the Fade In Awards Short Film/Short Script Competition.

February 25, 2018 – “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle is a Finalist selection in the 2018 LA INDIE Film Festival!

February 16, 2018 – WINNER!!! “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle has WON Best Feature Screenplay at the 2018 Irvine International Film Festival!

February 15, 2018 – We are very honored to have “A Jungle Dark” by Courtney Suttle as a Finalist and Official Selection in Short Screenplay category of the Richmond International Film & Music Festival!

February 4, 2018 – Finalist! “I Love You More” by Courtney Suttle in Short category at the 2018 West Field Screenwriting Awards.

January 29, 2018 – Your screenplay “Lottery” has been selected as a Quarter-Finalist of the 2017-18 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition in our 1/2 Hour Pilot category!

January 23, 2018 – Courtney Suttle’s “Fire on Ice” is a Finalist in Roadmap Writers Top Tier Writing Contest!

January 16, 2018 – Courtney Suttle’s “Fire on Ice” is a semi finalist in Roadmap Writers Top Tier Writing Contest!

January 12, 2018 – Congratulations to “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle for making the 2017 WeScreenplay Feature Screenwriting Contest Quarterfinalists!

January 8, 2018 – Courtney Suttle you are one of our TOP 54 SemiFinalists for our Roadmap Writers/Route One Entertainment Contest with your screenplay “Fire on Ice”.

January 2, 2018 Fernleif Productions’ the Ninth Annual Back in the Box Competition is pleased to announce that “Fire on Ice” has been chosen as WINNER for Best Original Feature Screenplay!

December 23, 2017 – Congratulations to Courtney Suttle in this year’s screenplay competition selected as a Finalist in the SF Independent Film Festival’s Screenplay Short category! Courtney Suttle – “A Jungle Dark”. Winners will be announced right after New Years.

December 20, 2017 – We made it across the pond. UK’s Film Daily is pleased to announce Courtney Suttle’s following projects have been selected as Finalists: Drama Feature Film Script – “Fire on Ice” and Comedy TV Pilot Script – “Lottery”.

December 18, 2017 – The 2018 Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) is happy to congratulate Courtney Suttle, for “Fire on Ice” has been selected as an Official Selection in the Feature Screenplay Category and “A Jungle Dark” has been selected as an Official Selection in the Short Screenplay Category.

December 16, 2017 – Congratulations on all 4 of your Wins this season in the Fall International Independent Film Awards! We truly appreciate you submitting such high quality work to us.

Platinum Winner: Feature Scripts “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle
Platinum Winner: Short Scripts “A Jungle Dark” by Courtney Suttle
Gold Winner: Short Scripts “Bad Karma” by Courtney Suttle
Gold Winner: Short Scripts “I Love You More” by Courtney Suttle.

December 13, 2017 – Fernleif Productions’ the Ninth Annual Back in the Box Competition is pleased to announce that “Fire on Ice” and “A Jungle Dark” have been selected as ‘Final Five’ Finalists, and that “I Love You More” is an Official Selection!

A Jungle DarkDecember 8, 2017 – Congratulations, We are glad to inform you that your project, “A Jungle Dark”, has WON Best Script 2017! in the California International Shorts Festival!

Fire on IceDecember 4, 2017 – Congratulations to our 2017 Feature Screenwriting Contest Semi-Finalist! Screenplay Title – “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle in the Stage 32 Feature Screenwriting Contest!

November 28, 2017 – “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle is a 2017 Feature Screenwriting Contest Quarter-Finalist! Congratulations from Stage 32 Feature Screenwriting Contest!

Bad KarmaNovember 15, 2017 – Massive congratulations to Courtney Suttle, named Short Screenplay finalist for “Bad Karma” in the 13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest.

Fire on IceOctober 27, 2017 – “Mimic” was awarded a Mentorship Program Winner in the 2017 Launchpad Manuscript Competition!

Fire on IceOctober 19, 2017 – “Fire on Ice” named a Semi-Finalist in the 2017 Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition.

Fire on IceOctober 2, 2017 – Congratulations on advancing to the Finals! “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle has made the Finals of the 2017 Napa Valley Festival Screenplay Competition.

Los Angeles Cinema Festival of HollywoodSeptember 28, 2017 – It is our great pleasure to inform you that your project, “I Love You More”, has won Award Of Merit Fall 2017 at the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood.

Table Read My ScreenplaySeptember 9, 2017 – Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that your screenplay “Fire on Ice” has reached the Top 100 in the Table Read My Screenplay Contest – Chicago. Thank you for your wonderful story, imagination and participation in this contest!

A Jungle DarkSeptember 5, 2017 – We have a Winner! Congratulations Courtney Suttle! Your script “A Jungle Dark” won the Genre Feature Screenplay Award: Thriller/Crime in the 2017 Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition!

September 4, 2017 – Congratulations! The script “Fire on Ice” by Courtney Suttle placed as a Top Finalist in the 2017 Hollywood Hills Screenplay Competition

MimicSeptember 1, 2017 – The Tracking Board, in exclusive partnership with Michael De Luca Productions, Inkshares, and Energy Entertainment, are incredibly pleased to announce that Mimic was accepted into the TOP 50 for the 2017 Launch Pad Manuscript Competition!

Fire on IceAugust 25, 2017 – Congratulations on advancing to the Semi-Finals! Fire on Ice by Courtney Suttle made the Semi-Finals of the 2017 Napa Valley Festival Screenplay Competition.

August 18, 2017 – The Tracking Board, in exclusive partnership with Michael De Luca Productions, Inkshares, and Energy Entertainment, are incredibly pleased to announce that Mimic was accepted into the TOP 75 for the 2017 Launch Pad Manuscript Competition!


Fire on Ice
January 27, 2017
 – Fire on Ice 
advances to the semi-finals of the WeScreenplay International Feature Competition. One of the preeminent competitions annually. From thousands of scripts down to 200 then down to the final 70.

December 30, 2016
 – Fire on Ice just made it into the quarterfinals of the WeScreenplay International Feature Competition. One of the preeminent competitions annually.

WhiskeySlinger ProductionsDecember 15, 2016 – Congratulations on your semifinalist placement for Fire on Ice at the 2016 Vail Screenplay Competition!

Big Break Screenwriting ContestOctober 21, 2016 – “Congratulations! Fire on Ice advances to the Semi-finals of the Big Break Screenwriting Contest from Final Draft!

October 10, 2016 – “This just in! Fire on Ice advances to the Quarterfinals of the Big Break Screenwriting Contest from Final Draft!

WhiskeySlinger ProductionsJuly 19, 2016 – WE WON THE RIVER SCROLL AWARD! “Congratulations! Your feature screenplay Fire on Ice has won the River Scroll Award for 2016 in our Best Feature Screenplay Category!” – Silent River Feature Screenplay Competition

May 27, 2016 – “We are pleased to inform that your feature screenplay Fire on Ice has been selected as one of the finalists for 2016 in our Feature Screenplay Competition. Congratulations!” – Silent River Feature Screenplay Competition

April 25, 2016 – “We are pleased to inform that your feature screenplay Fire on Ice has been selected as one of the semifinalists for 2016 in our Feature Screenplay Competition. Congratulations!” – Silent River Feature Screenplay Competition

Nashville Film Festival

April 22, 2016 – Whiskeyslinger Productions will be in Nashville attending the Nashville Film Festival 2016 Screenwriting Competition awards ceremony. Fire on Ice has been chosen Finalist, Historical Feature category.

April 22, 2016 – Whiskeyslinger Productions has been invited to The Big Pitch at The Nashville Writers Conference, sponsored by the NAFF.

April 19-23, 2016 – The Nashville Film Festival has chosen Fire on Ice as one of five finalists in the Best Historical Script category and one of 36 finalists for overall Best Feature!

October 15, 2015Fire on Ice wins Finalist (One of Two) at The 2015 West Field Screenwriting Awards!

October 7, 2015 – Award of Excellence in Screenwriting is given to Fire on Ice at the 2015 NYLA International Film Festival!

May 3, 2015Fire on Ice wins 2nd Runner Up Best Script at the 2015 Beverly Hills Film Festival.

April 2015Fire on Ice receives Award of Merit from the 2015 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood!

March 2015Fire on Ice is recognized as a Quarterfinalist in the 2015 WeScreenplay International Screenwriting Competition.

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A Jungle Dark

A Jungle Dark

A Jungle Dark is an hour long limited series drama, filled with suspense, a fast pace, clever dialogue and a haunting, p s y c h o l o g i c a l l y – thrilling plot. Adapted from the writer’s award-winning novel, Mimic, the series delves deep into the psyche, and will have audiences on the edge of their seats.






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