DRAMA Best Scene Reading of PRODIGAL, by Chris Courtney Martin

Festival for Drama in Film, Screenplays, Novels

CAST LIST:

Alex – Hugh Ritchie
Narration – Victoria Urquhart
Richard – Sean Ballantyne
Brenda – Julie C. Sheppard

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?
My script is about a young woman whose life is flipped upside-down when her estranged stepbrother comes home with vengeance on his mind. But they form a relationship, which complicates things.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama with Thriller elements.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This story is bold and it’s honest. It stars an atypical kind of heroine, features atypical sorts of relationships and takes people out of their comfort zones. But it doesn’t achieve those things for shock value alone. There’s an actual emotional point.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Risque. Haunting.

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

 

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DRAMA Best Scene Reading of WHO’S YOUR DADDY, by Richard C. Rosenblum

Festival for Drama in Film, Screenplays, Novels

CAST LIST:

Officer Bryant – Hugh Ritchie
Officer Stanley – Geoff Mays
Narration- Julie C. Sheppard
Jake – Sean Ballantyne
Gina – Victoria Urquhart
Medic #1 – Lada Darewych

Get to know the writer:

 1. What is your screenplay about?

It is a story of redemption that proves that love can triumph over tragedy.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

The compelling lead characters express universal themes and given the
popularity of Country Music, millions will find the message in the film
parallels the themes they love in Country Music.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Life Regained

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

The Godfather

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

3+ years

7. How many stories have you written?

9

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MYSTERY Best Scene Reading of UNDER THE WELL, by Max J. Eber

Crime/Mystery Film & Writing Festival

CAST LIST:

Erecura – Lada Darewych
Hero – Victoria Urquhart
Narration – Sean Ballantyne
Rémy – Hugh Ritchie
Martin – Geoff Mays
Rémy’s mother – Julie C. Sheppard

Get to know the writer:

  1. What is your screenplay about?

Under The Well is about loss and healing. Set in France circa 1920, it focuses on Martin, a young boy still reeling from World War I and the recent death of his best friend from a car accident, an accident that he himself survived. Traumatized, he encounters a thin barrier between reality and the supernatural and soon succumbs to the influence of a mysterious enchantress who claims to know him. Hero, his equally troubled older sister, torn by her own insecurities and stalked by another eerie force, must then find the courage to rescue Martin from the otherworldly machinations bent on taking him away forever.

  1. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

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CRIME TV 1st Scene Script Reading of KILLING MOSES, by Ricardo M. Fleshman

Crime/Mystery Film & Writing Festival

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Private Detective Moses Byone and his effeminate partner, former antiques dealer Armond Fontenot get more than they bargain for in the seedy underbelly of 1970s New Orleans.

CAST LIST: 
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Daniel: Christopher Huron
Lisette: Carly Tisdall
Vanessa: Kiran Friesen

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?

Killing Moses is the account of New Orleans Private Detective Moses Byone and his search to understand the death of a wealthy white lawyer, Jefferson Collingwood, who perished in the fire that consumed the Upstairs Lounge in the summer of 1973. During his investigation Moses meets Creole voodoo priestess, Lisette St. Germain, who is being pursued by the dark and sinister Alexis Beaureparie and henchman Christophe, who are in search of the mysterious silver box she possesses. Moses forges an unlikely alliance with his primary source of information, effeminate antiques dealer Armond Fontenot and also…

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ACTION 1st Scene Script Reading of ZOMBIE CRUIZE, by A.K.A. SMITH

Action/Adventure Film & Screenplay Festival

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Horror

Poseidon Adventure meets Night of the Dead. When the world’s largest cruise ship is over-run by thousands of shambling, groping, synthetically reanimated corpses, celebrity Vlogger Rozo and her Dad Ammy, the Chief Engineer, must help the last survivors off the ship – which is made all the more hellish when it capsizes, as these particular flesh-eaters can swim like demented sharks.

CAST LIST: 
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Rozo/Holly: Carly Tisdall
Macavoy: Peter Nelson
Satoshi: Christopher Huron
Ruben: David Occhipinti
Qadira: Kiran Friesen
Kerry Jo: Alicia Ryan

Get to know the writer:

 1. What is your screenplay about?

It’s about hedonism and heroism. Chief engineer Ammy tries to help his estranged kids Rozo and Bud off his upturned cruise liner when it’s overrun by swimming zombies

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

The genre is contemporary action horror.

2. Why should this screenplay be made…

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HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: January 2018 ACTION/CRIME FEEDBACK Film Festival