Short Screenplay – TO KILL GANDHI by James M Freeman

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TO KILL GANDHI by James M  Freeman

What is your screenplay about?

To save the life of the woman he loves, a disillusioned Calcutta gangster must assassinate Gandhi on the eve of Indian Independence.

What genres does your 1pg. short fall under?

Historical/Action/Drama.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Using a distinctive historical background (Calcutta in the late 1940s), this screenplay highlights an enduring human dilemma: when, if ever, violence is justified.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Controversial & Insightful.

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

“M.”

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

This is adapted from a feature screenplay (The Time of Killing), which took four years to write. The short script took about a month.

How many stories have you written?

I have written several other…

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Short Screenplay – PARTNERS by Rupert Aspden

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PARTNERS  by Rupert Aspden

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

‘Partners’ follows a young couple that realised a dream when they got engaged and set up a business running an ice cream van together. One year on, now separated, the pair are struggling to keep the business afloat. In a desperate attempt to save it they embark on a journey with profound repercussions.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Comedy/Drama.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Huge potential for conflict/comedy, the characters face challenges that are both topical and timeless.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Relationship comedy.

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

Godzilla. (The Mathew Broderick one)

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Six Months.

How many stories have you written?

Eight…

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TV Spec Screenplay – Modern Family by Chai Karve

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Modern Family by Chai Karve

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Val Cole
ALEX – Mandy Magnan
PHIL/CAMERON – Devin Upham
JAY/MITCHELL – Neil Kulin
LILY/HALEY – Lauren Toffan
LUKE/MANNY – Scott Beaudin
CLAIRE/GLORIA – Katelyn Vanier

Get to know the writer:

What is your spec screenplay based on the famous TV show about?

All of the characters that usually get what they want need help. On a mushy-gushy level, it’s about realizing everyone’s potential for contribution and using the talents of everyone around you to solve a problem.

A plots: Alex tries to land an internship. Jay tries to learn technology. Haley tries to maintain a long-distance relationship. Mitchell tries to engage with Lily.

B plots: Gloria uses idioms to a fault. Claire and Phil jockey to help Alex. Luke offers sage relationship advice. Lily and Cameron are football bros.

How does this…

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Press Release – FREE (or PWYL) Comedy/Documentary Toronto Film Festival. Thur. Sept 29nd. 7pm. Carlton

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SPECIAL EVENT: Thursday September 29th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas. Best of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Films from all over the world.

http://www.wildsound.ca/torontofilmfestivals.html

This is easily the best lineup of Comedy/Documentary short films in the world.

RSVP your FEEDBACK Toronto Film Festival seats. FREE or make a donation to the festival. See full details of every film being played. Discover the best of NEW short films from around the world:
http://www.wildsound.ca/torontofilmfestivals.html We have a terrific lineup of films for our special 2016 event. Amazing sci-fi/fantasy short films from Cuba, Iraq, USA, France, Kenya, and Canada. Giving you films from all corners of the world in different genres and formats. Due to the popularity of the festival, we will now be doing 2 events a month. So if you can't make one, you can make the other. Or, for example, if you don't like Family Films - you can attend the Horror Festival! Or, you…

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Deadline Sept 20th – FREE Twitter Short Story Festival

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FREE TWITTER SHORT STORY CONTEST

Submit 140 character story. Get made into movie.

Submit for FREE to the Twitter-sized very short story festival.

Read the April 2016 winners

Get your story performed by a professional actor and made into a YouTube movie for 1000s to see.


Example of a 140 character very Short Story:

Mark’s foot had swollen to twice it’s normal size. His health insurance company was sympathetic, they sent him larger shoes.


See examples of acting performing stories on the right.

The Rules are simple:

1. Write a 140 character short story. Please also give a title for your story.

2. Email your 140 Character Story in the text in the email to:
140characters@wildsoundfestival.com

3. We will pick you as a winner/non-winner right away and have it performed and made into a video within 4 weeks of submitting.

4. Stories MUST be 140 characters or less. (Title Not…

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Read the best of NEW HORROR TV SHOW Loglines:

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CLICK the links and read the pitches:

MENTAL, by Tristan J. Shuler

PATRONYMIC, by Manmohan Kumar Rana

TATTOO, by David Wise

 

SUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival
writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed

Read the best of NEW HORROR Feature Film Loglines:

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CLICK the links and read the pitches:

SOMEBODY’S KNOCKING, by Sherril M. Kinney


THE ORDER, by Ben Jacob


HAPPY NEW FEAR, by Mark Leahy


BLOTEFLY, by Vaughn Jennings-White


DREAMS, by Jonathan Colon


FOXHUNT, by Emily Schooley


OMINOUS, by Kyle Stuck


FAIR DEALING, by Pinakee


BROOKDALE HAUNTINGS, by Rebecca Paniagua


DEMONS 4 DUMMIES, by Rollin Jewett


CASE 1289, by Jason Charles


THE DARKNESS, by Martin Gomez


A SEASON OF STRAWBERRIES, by Judy Bednarek


SACRIFICE, by Andrew Boylan


THE STAFFORD MULTIPLEX THEATER, by William Smith


SIN, by April de Nyse


THORNE, by Sean Williams


OPPRESSED, by Jeff Thompson


ROME OF THE DEAD, by Sherwin Allen


ROBOTOPIA, by Chad Bowman


SET FOR LIFE, by Jason Rist


LACUNA, by Steve Walters


A BOY AND HIS SOLDIER, by Spencer Guerrero


BLOODSPITE, by Fleurette M. Van Gulden


SURVIVING DESTINY, by Doris Lee


LUMP SUM, by Messan Amlon

 

TV CONTESTSUBMIT your TV PILOT or TV SPEC Script
Voted #1 TV Contest in North America.
FILM CONTESTSUBMIT your SHORT Film
Get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Festival
writing CONTEST1st CHAPTER or FULL NOVEL CONTEST
Get full feedback! Winners get their novel made into a video!
SCREENPLAY CONTESTSUBMIT your FEATURE Script
FULL FEEDBACK on all entries. Get your script performed