Read NEW Movie Pitches – Part 1

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Read the best of NEW Movie Pitches from around the world: Submit your Screenplay to the Festival

Read NEW Feature Film Pitches:

Title: Vigilant
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/vigilant_by_anthony_henderson.html
Written by: Anthony Henderson
Type: Feature Script
Genre: War, Action

Title: Against All Odds
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/against_all_odds_by_tamual_dorsey.html
Written by: Tamuel Dorsey
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Crime, Mob, Thriller

Title: OLYMPUS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/olympus_by_giorgos_sarakatsanos.html
Written by: Giorgos Sarakatsanos
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Adventure, Sports

Title: JOBS-the ENTREPRENEUR
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/jobs_the_entrepreneur_by_arnab_mitra.html
Written by: Arnab Mitra
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama, Biography

Title: Color Blind
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/color_blind_by_rick_gadziola.html
Written by: Rick Gadziola
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama, Sports

Title: Red Tuque
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/red_tuque_by_morgan_sheardown.html
Written by: Morgan Sheardown
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama

Title: Who’s Got Trouble
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/whos_got_trouble_by_dafni_mathioudaki.html
Written by: Dafni Mathioudaki
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Comedy, Romance

Title: Under The Weather
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/under_the_weather_by_jamahl_peavey.html
Written by: Jamahl Peavey
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Title: Raina
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/raina_by_lori_meyer.html
Written by: Lori Meyer
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Read NEW Movie Pitches – Part 2

WILDsound Festival

Read the best of NEW Movie Pitches from around the world:

Submit your Screenplay to the Festival

Read NEW Feature Film Pitches:

Title: Hit Woman
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/hit_woman_by_adriana_almanza.html
Written by: Adriana Almanza
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama, Crime

Title: 24 Hours of Mozart
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/24_hours_of_mozart_by_miodrag_milanovich.html
Written by: Miodrag Milanovich
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama

Title: Electric City
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/electric_city_by_nick_deruve.html
Written by: Nick DeRuve
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama

Title: Bonded
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/bonded_by_mariana_buric.html
Written by: Mariana Buric
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Drama

Title: In Vein
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/in_vein_by_frederick_julius.html
Written by: Frederick Julius
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Mystery, Suspense

Title: Family Tree
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/family_tree_by_gary_robert_tudor.html
Written by: Gary Robert Tudor
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Comedy, Romance

Title: Blood and Vengeance
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/blood_and_vengeance_by_ron_chepesiuk.html
Written by: Ron Chepesiuk
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Thriller, Action, War

Title: Bloodstone: The Soul Reaper
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/bloodstone_the_soul_reaper_by_yvonne_mondy.html
Written by: Yvonne Mondy
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Sci-fi, Horror, Fantasy

Title: Lethal to Kill
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/lethal_to_kill_by_susan_ruggiero.html
Written by: Susan Ruggiero
Type: Feature Script

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Junction Part 2 – Novel Reading Written by Cody Schlegel

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Watch the Performance Reading of JUNCTION PART 2:

Novel performed by actress Val Cole

Get to know writer Cody Schlegel:

What is your novel about?

Junction chronicles the aftermath of the death of a small town drug dealer, named Joey Sheeks. Joey was found naked and frozen in a woods not far from his home in rural Iowa, and even though the local law enforcement attribute his death to his tripping on acid, not everyone in the sleepy town shares this opinion. When Joey’s high school friend Zack Harmen “inherits” the business, suspicion falls on him. Then a local priest dies under strange circumstances, and a deputy vanishes without a trace. There’s no obvious connection to these incidents, but a handful of residents—including main character, Nick Harmen (Zack’s cousin)—believe Junction’s in the midst of a killing spree. It’s a tense, thriller, uncomfortable at times. And it’s not afraid to casually…

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The Origin of F.O.R.C.E. – Chapter 5 Novel Reading by Sam B Miller II

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Watch the Chapter 5 Reading of THE ORIGIN OF F.O.R.C.E.:

Novel performed by actress Val Cole

Get to know writer Sam B. Miller II:

1. What is your novel about?

The Chrysallaman Empire has colonized every habitable planet in the galaxy, ruthlessly exterminating any sentient race that dared object to their benevolent conquest. Now they have completed a six month exploratory mission on Earth and found it to be an ideal colonization planet with a temperate climate, vast water reserves, lush vegetation, and a ruminant population of semi-intelligent animals called humans who pose no threat to the superior technological, mental, and physical strengths of the mighty Chrysallamans. In fact, when ground into a gritty paste, the humans are quite tasty. By sheer luck, the humans disable one of the Chrysallaman spacecraft in 1947 at Roswell, New Mexico, and capture a Chrysallaman youngster vacationing with his father. Humans have only 65…

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Large is the Smallest We’ve Got – Chapter 4 Novel Reading by JED HAMILTON

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Watch LARGEST IS THE SMALLEST WE’VE GOT Transcript Reading:

Novel performed by actress Val Cole

Get to know writer Jed Hamilton:

1. What is your novel about?

An unlikely mix of people, thrown together by the LA Earthquake, 1994.
A story of love lost and found…
A story of greed and corruption. ….
A story about a phoney ghost-hunter show… and a dog that looks like a panda.

2. Why should this novel be read by people?

Some people who have read it tell me they go on thinking about it, and even re-read it. It is (ultimately) a very moving tale.
The opening comedy is deceptive

3. How would you describe this novel in two words?

Funny, moving

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

A toss between ‘His Girl Friday’ or ‘The Producers’

5. How long have you been working on this novel?

2…

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Watch Chapter 3 of Follow in the Tigerman’s Footsteps by Colin Guest

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DEADLINE: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival.
http://www.wildsound.ca/book_contest.html
Get your story performed at the Writing Festival. FULL FEEDBACK on all entries.

Novel performed by actress Val Cole

Watch Chapter 3: FOLLOW IN THE TIGERMAN’S FOOTSTEPS:

Get to know writer Colin Guest:

1. What is your novel about?

It covers my incredible life working as an expat worker in 15 countries spread through the Middle, Far East & North Africa

2. Why should this novel be read by people?

It is intended to show there is more to live than a boring 9-5 job and by being positive, when life is tough, you can climb back up again

3. How would you describe this novel in two words?

Adventure Story

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

The Guns of Navarone

5. How long have you been working on this novel?

21/2 years

6. Do you have an all-time…

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Interview with writer Tom Bleakley, Novel Winner for SERENITY

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    Watch the Novel Reading from SERENITY (Chapter 3) from the Writing Festival:

Performed by Alissa DeGrazia
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/serenity.html

Interview with Writer Tom Bleakley:

Matthew: What is your novel about?

Tom: Serenity is a legal thriller, a fictionalized version of a real case. The story revolves around an unfaithful husband headed toward divorce who is prescribed a drug notorious for causing the side effect of unremembered bizarre behavior, including homicide. The husband kills his wife., but claims to remember nothing about the incident The book asks, “Who is to blame?” Is it the husband who kills to preserve his fancy life style, or the avaricious drug company that attempts to hide news of the drug’s terrible effects to keep the billions of dollars of sales from crashing? The husband is tried for murder and he claims that the drug caused him to kill. A jury decides his guilt or innocence — or…

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Read Interviews with Professional Costume Designers

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Read interviews with some of the top costume designers in the movie industry today:

Interview with Costume Designer Janelle Nicole Carothers (The Perfect Match):
Interview with Costume Designer Janelle Nicole Carothers (The Perfect Match)

From Janelle: I usually get brought on about 1 month before depending on the scale of the production. Sometimes as late as two weeks. I collaborate with the Production Designer. I report to my directors and producers. The wardrobe budget is given to me and I review the script along with the budget and see what the script requires and if it can be done on the budget I was given.

Interview with Costume Designer Linda Muir (The Witch, Bitten):
Interview with Costume Designer Linda Muir (The Witch, Bitten)

From Linda: Research is my thing. I do thorough research to inform my designs. In preparing to design costumes for The Witch I read approx. 1,800 pages of material…

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Read Interviews with Professional Storyboard Artists

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Read interviews with some of the most talented storyboard artists in the world today. Artists who helped design the shots for some of the most iconic films in the last 10 years, including: Star Wars: Episode VII, The Dark Knight, and the Harry Potter movies.

Interview with Storyboard Artist Cristiano Donzelli (Ben-Hur, The Young Messiah):
Interview with Storyboard Artist Cristiano Donzelli (Ben-Hur, The Young Messiah)

From Cristiano: I’m very passionate about movies, so for me it’s not just a job, it’s more than that. After weeks of drawing the scenes of a film, developing it with the director and seeing it growing little by little, it becomes part of you. So each film I worked for, has been a unique experience, so I’m equally proud of all of them.

Interview with Storyboard Artist Stephen Forrest-Smith (Star Wars, Harry Potter, The Dark Knight):
Interview with Storyboard Artist Stephen Forrest-Smith (Star Wars, Harry…

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Read interviews from the top film crew members working in Hollywood today.

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Read the best of Interviews this week. 

Interviews from Matthew Toffolo  from WILDsound

Interview with 1st AD Mathew Dunne (War for the Planet of the Apes)

Interview with 1st AD Mathew Dunne (War for the Planet of the Apes)

Interview with Storyboard Artist Kurt Van der Basch (Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII)

Interview with Storyboard Artist Kurt Van der Basch (Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII)

Interview with Foley Artist Marko Costanzo (Silence of the Lambs, The Departed, Life of Pi)

Interview with Foley Artist Marko Costanzo (Silence of the Lambs, The Departed, Life of Pi)

Interview with Art Director Jeremy Woolsey (Pitch Perfect, Million Dollar Arm, Dirty Grandpa)

Interview with Art Director Jeremy Woolsey (Pitch Perfect, Million Dollar Arm, Dirty Grandpa)

Interview with Kami Asgar, Oscar Nominated Sound Editor

Interview with Kami Asgar, Oscar Nominated Sound Editor

Interview with Glen Gauthier, Sound Mixer (Spotlight, Pacific Rim, Kick-Ass)

Interview with Glen Gauthier, Sound Mixer (Spotlight, Pacific Rim, Kick-Ass)

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Interviewer Matthew…

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