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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Original Script Sunday for November 12, 2017 - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are thirteen scripts for your reading pleasure.

And Forever Red has raised $10,480. Thanks to everyone who donated. I look forward to this getting produced.

– Don

Friday, November 10, 2017

Damn Your Eyes – Short Script Review, Available for Production - post author Guest Reviewer

Damn Your Eyes (9 pages in pds format) by Steve Miles

A scopophobic recluse finds his quest for answers takes him closer to the truth than he ever expected…

Damn Your Eyes is a quirky tale about Brookes, a young man living under the constant scrutiny of neighbors. Brookes is onto them. He watches them right back. One day he realizes that it’s not about the neighbors watching him, but another unknown force that sees everything and everyone around him.

Characters – 1 main, 2 extras
Location – 1 – house
Prop – telescope

About the writer: Steve Miles is an award-winning writer who can be reached at stevemiles80 (a) yahoo.co.uk. Please check out his wonderful works here: SJMilesScripts.webs.com.


This is an October 2017 One Week Challenge is a short. The OWC is a screenwriting exercise wherein writers are given a week to write a short script on the theme and genre provided. These are quickly done and may be a little rough around the edges considering the short time frame in which they are written.

This screenplay may not be used or reproduced for any purpose including educational purposes without the expressed written permission of the author.

About the reviewer: Khamanna Iskandarova has several features completed, as well as a dozen shorts, some of which were produced by independent producers. Khamanna can be reached at khamanna “AT” hotmail. Check out her IMDB Creds

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The October 2017 Writer’s Choice is… - post author Don

Brown Water (8 pages in pdf format) by Dena McKinnon

What if the only thing you were scared of was the only thing that could save you?

Brown Water is a fascinating little tale set in a rural place near a swamp. Something is up with the swamp that gives little Tadpole a sickening fear of water. Her mother used to say the brown water is not cursed, but blessed and it takes the evil away. Day after day Tadpole comes to the swamp and watches the water in attempt to understand what evil her mother was talking about.

Characters – 2 main, 4 episodically, a few extras
Locations – 4 – swamp, church, cabin, road.
Prop – canoe

About the writer: Dena McKinnon is a talented writer with a number of produced shorts under her belt. Check out Dena’s IMDB credits and website at DenaMcKinnon.com.

About the reviewer: Khamanna Iskandarova is a dedicated mother and wife. She was born and raised in Azerbaijan, a small country at the shores of the Caspian Sea, but she has been living in the US for the most part of her life. She has several features completed, as well as a dozen shorts, some of which were produced by independent productions. Khamanna can be reached at khamanna “AT” hotmail. Check out her IMDB Creds

The October 2017 One Week Challenge is a short screenwriting exercise wherein writers are given a week to write a short script on the theme and genre provided. These are quickly done and may be a little rough around the edges considering the short time frame in which they are written.

Huge thanks to ScriptWax.Com: Scriptwax Table Reads provides a team of talented voice actors to bring your screenplay to life, so you can hear what works and what doesn’t!

Note: This audio recording is released under a Creative Commons, attribution, noncommercial, no derivatives 3.0 license. You can share the audio recording in its entirety, but you can’t change it or sell it.

This screenplay may not be used or reproduced for any purpose including educational purposes without the expressed written permission of the author.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Original Script Sunday (has come on a Monday) for November 5th - post author Don

Over on the Original Scripts page are thirty scripts for your reading pleasure.

Also, Who Wrote What for the October One Week Challenge.

Writer’s Choice will be announced at a later time.

– Don

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 22nd - post author Don

In the run up to Halloween we had screenwriting exercise – the One Week Challenge. It was lead by the productive and talented Khamanna. The theme was “Phobias” and the genre – Thriller, Drama, Horror. The scripts are submitted anonymously for the first week or so. (If you have any interest in any of the scripts before the writers are announced, please contact me.)

So, over on the Unproduced Scripts page are thirty original, short scripts for your reading pleasure.

– Don

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Help Debra get Downward Dog Webseries Pilot made! - post author Don

While Downward Dog did not reach its funding goal, the team is still going ahead with the project. You can still donate via paypal to gatolocofilms@gmail.com
Debra writes:

With only 7 days left, it doesn’t look like we are going to make our goal and since this is an “all or nothing” campaign, those who generously contributed will not be charged on October 25th.

Therefore we would like to ask those who did contribute to still make their contribution through Paypal. You can do this after the campaign ends once you receive notice from Kickstarter.

Please use our email address to make your contributions – gatolocofilms@gmail.com

The rewards you chose will still apply. Thank you!

++++++++++++++++++

Debra Johnson is an award winning screenwriter. She currently has two shorts in pre-production and has written a few reviews. Check out her Kickstarter campaign to get the pilot of her webseries, Downward Dog shot filmed*. For as little as $5.00 which is the price of a Grande, Iced, Sugar-Free, Vanilla Latte With Soy Milk, you can help Debra get the pilot shot.

*Clarified asked for that one person who thought I was asking for assistance to help Debra euthanize her dog.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 15, 2017 - post author Don

Over on the Original Scripts page are twenty four original scripts for your reading pleasure.

Please note that regular script submissions are closed until October 23rd while the One Week Challenge is underway.

– Don

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Original Script Sunday for October 8, 2017 - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are fourteen original scripts for your reading pleasure.

And a heads up. On Friday the 13th the Genre and Theme of the October One Week Challenge will be announced.

Don

Monday, October 2, 2017

Forever Red – In Pre Production. Help a brother out - post author Don

Help Forever Red by Steve “stevemiles” Miles Get Made!

Two former intelligence operatives are forced to confront a dark secret from their past. (10 pages, pdf format)

Grand Production Films | Baltimore Video Production Company plans on filming on Super 16 Film. They are in fundraising mode.

Their goal is to shoot on Super 16 film and they’ve launched a crowd-funding campaign through Seed & Spark to help secure part of the financing.

Aside from donations, if the project can reach 500 followers then the production receives support in both equipment and distribution from Seed & Spark. Signing up to follow is free and you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Watch the pitch video below for an outline of the project and follow the link for further production details and to sign up to follow at SeedAndSpark.com/fund/Forever-Red.

In English. If you don’t have money to donate, you can still help by subscribing and following them on Seed & Spark.


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