It is an honor to announce that My Ancestors’ Song which has earned several accolades (Hollyshorts 2022 Semi-finalist, Screecraft Film Fund 2022 Quarter Finalist, Bridgeport Film Festival 2022 Best Screenplay Winner) made it to the top Coverfly’s Red List for the month of January 2023!

My Ancestors’ Song is a short drama screenplay written by Melissa Mars. It tells the poignant story of Nayla Bel, an Algerian-French actress trying to make it in Hollywood while struggling to reconcile with her heritage.

What is the Red List? A leaderboard of the 20 highest scoring projects in the Coverfly database, filterable by genre, format, and timeframe. All scripts made discoverable are eligible for The Red List.