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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Becoming – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by Dane Whipple

Becoming (pdf format) by Michael Cornetto

It was just a way to pay for college…

Law student Peter takes a summer job, chopping wood for a mysterious, unseen, but obviously wealthy employer.

As Peter works and sweats in the summer sun, he soon realizes that he is being observed. His rich patron remains a shadow, confined to the spacious mansion he inhabits. On payday, a neatly-placed envelope of money regularly appears, as does the occasional pitcher of lemonade on summer’s hottest days.

Then, one day, the usual packet of money is missing, and the mansion’s door – which has always remained closed – is left ajar, a seeming invitation into a here-to-for-unseen world of wealth, mystery, and intrigue.

As Peter puts it: “If I knew what was inside then, I would have turned and run…”

But Peter enters, and is brought face-to-face with his employer: a Gatsby figure drenched in rich cigar smoke, oozing with class and intelligence.

The conversation and the night that follows will change the course of Peter’s life forever…for better or worse.

Obviously, I’m being a little vague, but that’s only because under the story’s simple surface lies a subtle, sinister secret and a perfectly-plotted twist. The key here is mystery, and the script delivers it in Hitchcockian proportions. You won’t believe the twists and turns built into these spectacular six pages. Think Portrait of Dorian Grey by way of Scent of a Woman with a cool, confident, prohibition-era vibe.

Exactly the kind of intelligent, stylish, thinking-man’s thriller that proves timeless on and off the festival circuit.

So pour yourself a brandy, light a cigar, and sit down in your leather armchair for a terrific tale that is sure to light a fire with audiences everywhere.

Pages: 6

Budget: Low. Don’t be intimidated by the decadence. Find the right mansion and you are good to go.

About the writer, Michael Cornetto: Michael is a graduate of the New York School of Television Arts and has been screenwriting since 2005. A number of his short scripts have been produced and several have played the festival circuit… with over 70,000 views on Youtube. Drop Michael an email at mcornetto “AT” hotmail!

About the Reviewer: Dane Whipple can’t tell a verb from a noun, but he’s the nicest kid in town. He is currently working on that screenplay everybody keeps talking about: The Wild Age. Contact him at dane.whipple (a) live.com

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Trapped – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by Pete Barry

Trapped* (pdf format) by Chris Keaton

Searching for a bit of the past, a survivor of an apocalypse finds himself trapped.

Spoiler alert: you’re going to die.

It could be quick – a sneaky brain aneurysm that shuts you off like a light switch. Or maybe it’ll be the slow torture of terminal illness. Or a sudden, tragic accident. But whatever the fates hold in store, you’ll have to face it. Eventually. That’s one of the reasons horror is such a beloved genre. It’s our morbid fascination of watching the human animal in its death throes… and wondering how we ourselves will fare.

Written by talented screenwriter Chris Keaton, Trapped is just such a tale. Bleak. Grim. Depressing. And you won’t be able to turn your eyes away.

In the indeterminate future, society’s collapsed. Dave’s been struggling to survive ever since. Wandering through desolate terrain. Scavaging. Surviving by any means necessary. Which has worked… at least, until now. In a lightening quick moment of lousy luck, he finds himself trapped in an abandoned garage; pinned under an engine block at the bottom of a pit. Unless a miracle happens, Dave’s reached The End.

There’s no chance of medical care. Wild dogs prowl outside. And he hasn’t seen another human being in months. But when a small group of travelers discover Dave’s predicament, it looks like he might be saved! But is it the help he was praying for? Or something else entirely?

Much like The Walking Dead (and other post-apocalyptic tales), Trapped is framed against the death of society. But the story itself is far more personal. Surprisingly uplifting in certain ways, it’s about facing your own mortality. And appreciating the small joys of life… while you can.

Horror and thriller indie directors take note: the potential for great performances in this one is vast. A small cast – no FX. All that’s needed is someone with the vision to bring it to screen. Grab this little gem while you can.

Or you can ignore it. It’s your funeral.

Pages: 7

Budget: Mid-range. Set in an automotive garage, there are a few “equipment” requirements. But nothing that would break the bank. (Especially if you’re pals with a local mechanic!)

About the writer: Chris Keaton is an Air Force veteran living with his family in sunny Arizona. He’s primarily a screenwriter, but he does love diving into prose. He has had several short screenplays produced and go on to win awards. He’s optioned a few features screenplays and currently has a thriller feature in post-production. A young-adult novel based on one of his screenplays is soon to be released. You can see some of his projects on his website, Chris-Keaton.com or follow him on Facebook at Facebook.com/ChrisKeaton.

About the reviewer: Pete Barry is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright, actor, director and musician. His short plays have been published in numerous collections. He’s also a cofounder of the Porch Room, a film and theater production company, website available at http://www.porchroom.com/. Please feel free to reach out to him with script requests at petebarry27 (a) Hotmail.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Writers Choice and Writers Like – October 2k16 Writers Revealed - posted by Don
The Scripts of the 10th Annual October One Week Challenge.

The challenge was to write a 6 to 10 page script on the theme:
Horrific Tales of my Childhood

Genre: Horror (or any subgenere thereof)
Rating: Children / Young Adult / Adult
Budget: Open

Retell your favorite Fairy* Tale as a horror story. Please include the source. Here is a list of fairy tales for inspiration.

Writers Choice

Pinocchio: A Nose for Flesh by James Barron (MarkItZero) writing as Caleb

Desperate to become a real boy, Pinocchio must first learn to curb one particularly unsavory eating habit. (Short Gothic Horror) pdf format Based on The Adventures of Pinoccio

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The Enchanted Quill by Mark Renshaw (Mark Renshaw) writing as Prince Urpon Ah-Thyme

A troubled young woman discovers a magic software application that allows her to make all her wishes comes true, but at a price – each wish costs her a fraction of her soul. (Short Splatter Horror) pdf format Based on The Enchanted Quill

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Skin Deep by Eric Wall (EWall433) writing as Aeinrikr

Sibling rivalry gets turned on its head when a poor peasant girl becomes envious of her beautiful sister’s opulent lifestyle. (Short Period Horror) pdf format Based on The Ass and The Pig

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Render Stillskin by kevin lenihan (leitskev) writing as Big Bad Wolf

A handicapped girl, desperate for cash to help her junkie mother, signs a deal with a strange creature which she will soon regret. (Short Urban Gothic Horror) pdf format Based on Rumplestillskin

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Ugly Beautiful by Warren Duncan (Warren) writing as Somebody

A tormented schoolgirl makes the transformation from ugly outcast to head-turning beauty using unorthodox methods. (Short Revenge Horror) pdf format Based on The Ugly Ducking

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No End of Wolves by Alexander Brauck (PrussianMosby) writing as Paris

A passionate psychologist challenges her trauma patient when she arranges a fatal reunion with the wolf. (Short Psychological Horror) pdf format Based on Little Red Riding Hood

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The Boy and the Wolves: A Reimagining by Jeff Bush (Dreamscale) writing as Andrew Lang

A retelling of the classic fairy tale of broken promises, family loyalties…and wolves. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Boy and the Wolves

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How To Deal With The Witch Under Your Bed by Thorsten Loos (Equinox) writing as Donar Stone

Peter suffers from nightmares of a witch under his bed until the neighbour’s girl offers a solution he hadn’t thought about yet. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on Monsters Under the Bed

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Would Not Tell A Lie by Gary Kohatsu (Abe from LA) writing as Strings Attached

A wooden boy’s desire to be real, leads him on a path to murder. (Short Fairy Tale Horror) pdf format Based on The Adventures of Pinoccio

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Up Came The Sun by Vin Conzo (Conz) writing as Your Best Nightmare

A young Couple are terrorized by a tiny pest while a hurricane rages outside of their beach house. (Short Comedy Horror) pdf format Based on The Itsy Bitsy Spider

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The Final Curse of the Blue Smoke by Bill Sarre (Reef Dreamer) writing as The Dealer

An injured war veteran struggles to contain a newly acquired power (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Blue Light

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Sour Psychosis by Rick Fyvie (Canis) writing as ?

A Jesuit Priest, who worships a living Darkness, must walk the razor’s edge of insanity to fulfill its blood lust. (Short Supernatural Horror) pdf format Based on Oranges and Lemons

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In The Red by John Staats (JEStaats) writing as Jack Tupp

There’s a path in the Fairy Tale forest and it’s name is Jack. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

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The Golden Ball by Andrew Lightfoot (Lightfoot) writing as Indri Pod

A small medieval town celebrates the Golden Ball annually, this year however, will be the last. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Golden Ball

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Call Me Mama by Richard F. Russell (richardr) writing as The Brothers Grim

Comes from the Italian tale–The Slave Mother (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Slave Mother

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Nightshade by Mark Moore (irisheyes) writing as The Grimm Sisters

Snow White seeks revenge on the Evil Queen that sentenced her death. (Short Comedy Horror) pdf format Based on Snow White

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Big Bad Wolf by Nolan Bryand (Nolan) writing as Nualláin

When a hungry wolf destroys their straw and brick houses, two little pigs take refuge in a brick house built by another little pig. Can the little pigs keep themselves safe from the big bad wolf in the brick house? (Short Supernatural Horror) pdf format Based on The Three Little Pigs

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Leprechaun Pride by Cameron Gray (Cammygray1983) writing as Crooked Nose

A closet Hollywood leprechaun has his pride damaged, and gets some serious revenge. (Short Comedy Horror) pdf format Based on A Leprechaun Story

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Killer Weed by Steven Clark (StevenClark) writing as Darryl Burpee

Jerome’s about to make a trade with some dubious characters, but that’s nothing compared to what’s waiting for him at home. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on Jack and The Beanstalk

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My Prince by Glenn Doyle (IamGlenn) writing as Nennen

A young girl infatuated with an old fairy tale goes to extreme lengths to get a date for the Halloween Ball. 8 pages (Short Teen Horror) pdf format Based on The Princess and The Frog

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Snow by Fenella Trulove (Fenella Trulove) writing as Three Blind Mice

A queen gives her last life blood to save her daughter. Only catch, her blood comes with a curse. (Short Vampire Horror) pdf format Based on Snow White

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Alice in Underland by Praneel Nand (Praneel) writing as The White Rabbit

A captured Alice must help assassinate the queen to gain her freedom, but why Alice? (Short Psychological Horror) pdf format Based on Alice in Wonderland

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One Two by Jordan Littleton (Nomad) writing as Yarden

Catherine must cook the meal of her life or lose her own. (Short Splatter Horror) pdf format Based on One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

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The Howling Boy by Khamanna (Khamanna) writing as Yours Truly Howling Boy

A Boy struggles to survive on his own when abandoned by his family (Short Natural Horror) pdf format Based on The Boy And The Wolves

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The Deathcap Skull by Henry Christner (Stumpzian ) writing as Carl Young

The lonely daughter of a mountain couple seeks to transform herself with the help of her lover’s skull. (Short Pyschological Horror) pdf format Based on The Girl With the Skull

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Blood Cabin by Kevin Xaverius (KevinX) writing as Caoimhín

Set during the Great Famine period, a brother and sister encounter a nightmare lurking deep in the woods. (Short Splatter Horror) pdf format Based on Hansel and Gretel

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Cinder Hell by Chris Bodily (ChrisBodily) writing as Alford Hickok

How far will abused, shell-shocked Cinderella go(re) to live happily ever after? Bloody far. (Short Psychological, Blood and Guts Horror) pdf format Based on Cinderella

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Incy Wincy by Anthony Cawood (AnthonyCawood) writing as P. Parker

A young boy must overcome his childhood phobia or remain paralyzed by fear and be doomed to watch basketball forever. (Short Family Horror) pdf format Based on Itsy Bitsy Spider

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Left To Die. . . Any Eye for an Eye by Fenella Trulove (Fenella Trulove) writing as Rip Van Winklestein

Siblings abandoned and left for dead, go through a transformation while held captive by a hermit in the woods. (Short Psychological Horror) pdf format Based on Hansel and Gretel

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Brer by Nathan Hill (NathanHill) writing as Spooky McSpooks

Brer Rabbit is a witty, savvy businessman. He does however have his moments where he resorts to his uncivil, animalistic origins. (Short Slasher Horror) pdf format Based on Brer Rabbit

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Go Long by Ben Clifford (alsoben) writing as Dr. Steven Brule

Forced into marriage with a man she does not love, a young woman discovers her husband has a secret which puts her at risk. 8 pages (Short Gothic Horror) pdf format Based on Bluebeard

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The Angel by Jesse J. Smith (JesseS) writing as Yishai

A young boy must face the reality of his situation, he’s dead. Now he has one task before he moves on, bring an Angel a flower. If he fails, he falls into the void and becomes part of the bone pile. (Short Supernatural Horror) pdf format Based on The Angel

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The Girl Without Hands by Pedro Schreier (PedroS) writing as ThE StOryTelleR

A Miller who has fallen little by little into poverty, sees his escape out of the circle of poorness due a dark pact. What he don’t know is that his counterpart fouls him and leads him with that into a path of badness and abomination, where there is no return. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Girl without Hands

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Attack on Ant Hill by Andrew Duvall (AndrewD) writing as Andrea

When a terrifying Monster brutally attacks an Ant Hill. Two Ants take it upon themselves to seek help from the elusive gang of Grasshoppers. They must work together to defeat the undefeatable Monster; an eight year old kid. (Short Action Horror) pdf format Based on The Ant and The Grasshopper

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Cry Wolf by Jeffrey Dean Langham (Jeremiah Johnson) writing as Big Bad

Sometimes a children’s tale brings back more than just memories. (Short Psychological Horror) pdf format Based on The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Allured – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by Rustom Irani

Allured (pdf format) by Pii (Π) Anttonen

An eerie castle, dribbling candles, a lost officer and a bunch of ghosts. You know… the usual stuff.

“What is a ghost? A tragedy condemned to repeat itself time and again?” – From Guillermo Del Torro’s “El Espinazo Del Diablo”

There’s something truly tragic about Ghosts. More than zombies, monsters and human serial kllers, ghosts feed on a viewer’s empathy. Phantasms that were once human… now condemned to suffer in eternity. When faced with a creature such as this, how can one not feel sympathy?

Especially with classic ghost tales, like Allured. Set in an Austrian castle, the script opens as Sergeant Franz stumbles to the door, battle beaten and weary. Although Franz is a stranger to the household, old servant Frederich lets him in – offering shelter from the war. The caretaker leads Franz towards an upstairs bedroom. He’s watching it for his master’s return, he tells his guest. They’re the sole inhabitants of the castle: Franz is sure to get some uninterrupted sleep.

Or will he?

Shortly after turning in for the night, Franz encounters a strange woman in his bed.* When he attempts to wake her, his hand goes through her body! He races to Frederich’s quarters to inform him of the intruder. But Frederich insists it was a dream – and implores the sergeant to go back to sleep. Needless to say, sleep proves to be… elusive. When Franz returns to his room, the woman is gone. But children’s footsteps echo in the hall. And then there are the sounds downstairs. Almost like a – party? Franz heads for the dining room to confront his fears, unsure what he’ll find…

Though once a staple of the horror genre, ghost stories have become a rare breed. Stylishly written with a touch of humor, Allured harkens back to a classier time in movies. When films were shot in black and white… and curtains blowing in the breeze brought a tingle to one’s spine. Perhaps that time has come again: in a cinematic world filled with slasher and torture porn shorts, Allured would be sure to stand out in festivals!

* Sleeping. That’s it! This is a classic ghost tale, folks – get your minds out of the gutter!

Pages: 8

Budget: Not quite as impossible as it seems. While the castle location, costumes and extras may seem daunting for production purposes, there are plenty of possible “cheats.” If skillfully applied, stock footage, generic “stone wall” spaces and just a touch of camera tricks could be all the set you need!

About the writer: Pii Anttonen (first name pronounced like Π, not like the bathroom activity) was previously known by some other name and while being being busy with that, edited the Voice Over online scriptwriting magazine, worked on several virtual shows, won a Simply Scripts One Week Challenge once and had some shorts produced. These days her writing duties consist mainly of writing on commission for production companies and groups, knowing full well that it’s unlikely that anything will see the light of day, but accepts that that kind of is what the scriptwriting job is. She can be reached at pii.anttonen (a) gmail.com!

About the reviewer: A film and video aficionado based in Mumbai, Rustom Irani works as a freelance editor and screenwriter for projects ranging from narratives, commercials, and documentaries to corporate and music videos. His website is available at PlanetRusty.com, and he can be reached at rustyirani “AT” gmail.com!

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Xolotl’s Curse – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by Pete Barry

Xolotl’s Curse (pdf format) by Chris Keaton

Some lessons are learned the hard way…

Ah. Lessons taught by the horror genre. No matter how often they splatter across the silver screen, so rarely are they taken to heart. Don’t go on that isolated camping trip with your friends. Don’t answer that phone call while babysitting. Don’t open the creaky closet door. Leave that creepy-ass looking doll alone.

And don’t play with artifacts hidden under your grandpa’s bed. Well, we guess some folks will never learn…

Case in point: Xolotl’s Curse.

Billy’s Grandpa is a foul-mouthed, misogynistic bully who constantly berates Billy’s mom and emasculates his dad. In other words, he’s your usual relative. Now he’s moving in. And he has secrets.

See, Grandpa’s an old archaeologist – pushing 100, although he doesn’t look a day over 75. He’s keeping an ancient Aztec box locked up in his room that may belong to Xolotl, god of the dead and bad luck. Billy tries again and again to get his hands on the box. But Grandpa is always one step ahead of him. But some secrets are better left buried…

Chris Keaton – an old hand at clever macabre stories – sets this tale of terror in the day-to-day life of suburbia, with a keen ear for the trash-talking dialogue between a 12-year old and an old man who may as well be squabbling kid brothers. Despite the topic, this script’s got a slow, subtle (and often funny) burn – building to a chilling conclusion.

What happens next? Well, we’re keeping this review short and sweet. No spoilers for you lazy folks out there. Crack this one open far before Halloween arrives, and savor its bloody twist for yourself.

Xolotl’s Curse. A perfect script for either a seasoned horror director or any up-and-coming filmmaker who wants to dabble in the genre.

Pages: 14

Budget: The script is light on the special effects budget, but you’ll want a good makeup artist who does their best work with some fake blood and a nail gun. Sets include one car scene and one house, and a multi-generational family of four – mom, dad, little Billy, and Grandpa.

About the writer: Chris Keaton is an Air Force veteran living with his family in sunny Arizona. He’s primarily a screenwriter, but he does love diving into prose. He has had several short screenplays produced and go on to win awards. He’s optioned a few features screenplays and currently has a thriller feature in post-production. A young-adult novel based on one of his screenplays is soon to be released. You can see some of his projects on his website, Chris-Keaton.com or follow him on Facebook at Facebook.com/ChrisKeaton.

About the reviewer: Pete Barry is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright, actor, director and musician. His short plays have been published in numerous collections. He’s also a cofounder of the Porch Room, a film and theater production company, website available at http://www.porchroom.com/. Please feel free to reach out to him with script requests at petebarry27 (a) Hotmail.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

First Kiss – Sold - posted by Ingrid Short

Twisted, Freaky, One-Page HORROR ALERT!

Don’t hesitate with this one as it won’t be on the shelf long. This is an Anthony Cawood short and a one-pager to boot!

Anthony’s slick writing style lulls the reader into a false sense of security as he opens with two teenage siblings sitting in their bedroom at home, as they are wont to do, checking out the internet to learn stuff. It gets a little weird when we discover that they are brother and sister, and that the brother is actually checking out images and videos on how to kiss properly.

Don’t worry…………………………………………………………………………….. it gets weirder!

As the brother turns to his sister, pleased that he was correct all along – that people do use tongues when kissing – we discover that all is not well with his sister.

Ew. Just, ew. It made me shiver. It’s shockingly sick and done without any special effects, violence or anything overtly sexual. What sells this short to me is how subtly it’s done. The viewer is left to fill in the obvious gaps themselves.

This will be a breeze to film. Just two young actors. Indoors. Single location. With some good preparation, a small crew could film this in a day – maybe even during a break period while filming something else.

If this is something you can see yourself producing or directing, then contact the writer using his email on the front page of the script. You better be quick.

Review by Ingrid Short

Friday, September 16, 2016

Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secure – Short Script Review (Available for Production!) - posted by Guest Reviewer

Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secure
A man discovers his fears could be a blessing when a night cab ride goes horribly wrong.

For many metropolitan workers, their daily commute is damned from the moment they walk out the door.

Overcrowded buses and delayed subway trains are daily demons one can’t escape. Mundane monsters which delight in tormenting travelers – making their day Hell from the start.

But getting a comfortable taxi ride isn’t all that bad – right?

Not if you’re Gareth, the protagonist in Anthony Cawood’s “Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured.” Upper-middle class and entitled, Gareth’s arrogant – in some ways. But it just takes a small red light to extinguish all that confidence in a puff of smoke.

You see, Gareth suffers from Cleithrophobia – the fear of being locked in. And when his cab starts rolling, the doors lock. A red light indicates the doors are secured, and Gareth’s phobia kicks in – fast.

Cruising along dark streets, Gareth’s cab starts and stops at every traffic light, lengthening the trip and causing yet more concern. And Gareth’s anxieties certainly aren’t helped by unexpected hazards – like idiots who try to reach into the moving car. Or stand clueless in the road.

There’s something not quite right about these “idiots”. Maybe they’re all drunk and celebrating. Or perhaps it’s something more. A danger that’ll make Gareth feel relieved that he’s locked in.

Unless things get even worse…

Pages: 8

Budget: Moderate. Just rent a cab for the day. And a few extras as well….!

About the reviewer: Hamish Porter is a writer who, if he was granted one wish, would ask for the skill of being able to write dialogue like Tarantino. Or maybe the ability to teleport. Nah, that’s nothing compared to the former. A lover of philosophy, he’s working on several shorts and a sporting comedy that can only be described as “quintessentially British”. If you want to contact him, he can be emailed: hamishdonaldp “AT” gmail.com. If you’d like to contact him and be subjected to incoherent ramblings, follow him on Twitter @HamishP95.

About the writer: I’m an award winning screenwriter from the UK with over 15 scripts produced, optioned and/or purchased. Outside of my screenwriting career, I’m also a published short story writer and movie reviewer. Links to my films and details of my scripts can be found at http://www.anthonycawood.co.uk.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Wide O – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by KP Mackie

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Wide O

Lock your doors.

Anticipation is vital to horror stories. Remember how you felt watching Marion step into the shower in Psycho, Brody toss chum off the boat in Jaws, or bag boy Norm walk outside the supermarket in The Mist? That little niggle inside telling you that something doesn’t feel quite right. Something’s about to happen. Like a coiled rattlesnake ready to strike!

In the short script Wide O, that uneasy feeling is present as well – from the moment Ms. All American Mom shuts off a news program, being watched by her two pajama-clad youngsters. It’s a story about a brutal suburban massacre. Definitely unfit for innocent eyes.

The kids protest the action. They can’t sleep – it’s too cold. Mom realizes the house is drafty, and promises to make them hot chocolate. She heads to the kitchen, and discovers the source of that chill…

In most horrors these days, the violence slaps audiences in the face. Wide O is bloodless. But supremely effective: a little one page gem that nurses that itch of terror inside you – making the hairs stand up on the back of your neck…

Horror directors take note: Wide O’s not likely to be on the market long. No blood, no mess. One location. Just an intelligent script with a strong ending. Best to snap it up before it’s gone.

About the writer: Robert Newcomer recently received his first IMDB credit for another short, Them That’s Dead.  An intelligent writer, he has several other shorts and a horror feature length available for consideration. (IMDB credits listed here.) Other shorts of Robert’s (both horror) reviewed at STS include:

A Mighty Fire

Someplace Nice and Dark

Pages: 1

Budget: Extremely low. A living room and kitchen’s all you need. And a handful of actors (including extras for the “news” broadcast.)

About the Reviewer: California über reader/reviewer KP Mackie is working hard on her animated feature. KP’s work is available at moviepoet.com!

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Congratulations to Warren Duncan! - posted by wonkavite

Shootin’ the Shorts is thrilled to announce that Warren Duncan’s thriller/horror short – Hannah’s Demons – has been picked up for production by award winning director Tyna Ezenma.

You know what that means, right? We’re bound to see even more great things from Warren soon!

About the author: My first short, Lullaby, was picked up for production by Sinister Films two days after appearing on Simply Scripts. Filming will start later next month. For more information about my work, I can be reached at Warren_Duncan “AT” hotmail

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