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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 29th! - posted by Don

Over on the Original Scripts page are fifteen original works for your reading pleasure.

What of the One Week Challenge? Stand by. Tallying the votes. Who wrote what and Writer’s Choice will be revealed soon-ish. I’m shooting for Halloween, but it may be after halloween.

In the mean time, to put you into the Halloween spirit:

Pumpkin Nightmare from Indie Me on Vimeo.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Breathe and The Man Who Invented Christmas screenplays – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

Bleecker Street has two up for award consideration…

Breathe – August 18 2016 Double White Revisions script by William Nicholson – hosted by: Bleecker Street – in pdf format

When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana’s twin brothers and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall, Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together – raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

The Man Who Invented Christmas – January 8, 2017 Yellow Revisions script by Susan Coyne (Based on the book: The Man Who Invented Christmas By Les Standiford) – hosted by: Bleecker Street – in pdf format

The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol.” The film shows how Charles Dickens mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Read more on the Scripts studios are posting for award consideration page.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Lost City of Z and Brad’s Status screenplays – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

The Lost City of Z – October 25, 2015 buff revised draft script by James Gray (Based on the book by David Grann) – hosted by: Amazon – in pdf format

The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Brad’s Status – September 29, 2016 pink revised draft script by Mike White – hosted by: Amazon – in pdf format

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life’s choices.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Visit the scripst studios are posting for award consideration page for all the award season scripts as they come online.

– Don

The Big Sick screenplay – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

Amazon Studios is next out of the gate…

…with scripts studios are posting for award consideration.

The Big Sick – Undated, unspecified draft script by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani – hosted by: Amazon – in pdf format

Kumail, in the middle of becoming a budding stand-up comedian, meets Emily. Meanwhile, a sudden illness sets in forcing Emily to be put into a medically-induced coma. Kumail must navigate being a comedian, dealing with tragic illness, and placating his family’s desire to let them fix him up with a spouse, while contemplating and figuring out who he really is and what he truly believes

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Stay tuned this channel for more scripts studios are posting for award consideration

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Stranger Things teleplay – The Vanishing of Will Byers - posted by Don

Thanks John for this!

Stranger Things: Episode 101 Chapter one: The Vanishing of Will Byers – February 17, 2016 2nd pink draft script by The Duffer Brothers – hosted by: DailyScript – in pdf format

Something crawls out from an underground lab in the quiet town of Hawkins and kidnaps a local child. The whole town and the child’s friends embark in an adventure searching for him. A girl pursued by some shady agents will cross paths with the local kids.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Beauty and the Beast screenplay – For Your Consideration - posted by Don

Thanks “Dean” for the heads up. Disney, oddly enough, is first out of the gate with Scripts Studios are Posting for 2017 – 2018 Script Award Consideration.

Beauty and the Beast – August 10, 2016 unspecified draft script by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice (Based on the 1991 Animated Film “Beauty and the Beast” Screenplay by Linda Woolverton) – hosted by: Disney – in pdf format

As punishment for his actions, a young prince is transformed into a monstrous beast by a mysterious enchantress. Only condition is if he can learn to love someone and earn their love in return, the curse will be lifted. Enter young bookworm Belle, who stumbles upon the castle and is taken prisoner by the Beast while rescuing her father. With help from the Beast’s servants, Belle comes to appreciate and love the Beast all while evading a stalking hunter who wants to marry her.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

Monday, October 16, 2017

Stealing Moses - posted by Don

Stealing Moses (22 pages in pdf format)

The story of 2 fatherless boys on an unlikely journey of brotherly love. Josh needs to get little Moses to his Father, but in doing so he will jeopardise his own future. God is watching.

This award nominated short film was accepted into The British Urban Film Festival. Written by Bobby Stevenson and Directed by Martin J Pickering. British /urban Film Festival supported by Channel 4 UK.

Stealing Moses on IMDB

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 1, 2017 - posted by Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are twenty-two original scripts for your reading pleasure.

– Don

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Christmas Crime Story by Sean Chipman – Preorders open - posted by Don

Christmas crime story poster gunChristmas Crime Story by Sean Chipman

…has been filmed and you can pre-order it on iTunes. The film opens worldwide on October 24th

How the sausage was made:
Christmas Story (pdf) started out as a 7 Week Challenge Script* written by Sean & Robert Chipman

A botched Christmas Eve liquor store robbery leads down a destructive path for a cop trying to reconcile with his estranged mother, an alcoholic mall Santa, a mentally unhinged man, his vindictive fiancé and her secret lover.

A few years later it was revised as Christmas Story (pdf)

A few years after that, it was picked up for production.

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*The 7 Week Challenge is a writing challenge wherein writers come up with a feature script in 7 weeks.

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