Winning Horror Feature Script: THE BLIGHT, by Jerron Spencer & Jeffrey Stackhouse

Forced into Detroit’s The Blight, eight ordinary women must band together to save themselves and the world from Lovecraftian horror with a sci-fi twist. Garden tools, two guns, and one plucky aluminum bat will help them battle their way through rubble-strewn streets and hidden laboratories against mutants, monsters and the military.

Abril/Jocelyn: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Kaylie/Suzanne: Carina Cojeen
Chassity: Katelyn Varadi
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
Linnie: Sylvia Normandeau
Bella: Zena Driver
Kat: Rachel Rain Packota
Barney: Russell Batcher


Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Camera Op: Mary Cox

HORROR Best Scene Screenplay of HOOMANS!, by Chris Furian

Genre: Horror, Comedy

When the last remaining clique of zombies, led by the perpetual medical student whos responsible for the zombie apocalypse, tries to find a cure for their zombie existence, their journey takes a bloody turn when hordes of ignorant, non-communicative humans mistake them for a bunch of murderous ogres. “TUCKER&DALE VS. EVIL” meets “THE WALKING DEAD”


Narration: Carina Cojeen
Fred: Isai Rivera Blas
Kyle: Fabio Abreu
Marvin: Anthony Yu
Ester: Angelica Alejandro

Get to know the writer: 

 What is your screenplay about?

Never giving up… even when you’re dead.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Comedy, Horror

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Because you’re literally gonna laugh your ass off.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Contagious fun.

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

That one sci-fi movie.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

I started writing after my logline was picked. So, about a month.

How many stories have you written?

A dozen.

What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

Thirty Seconds To Mars – Do or Die

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Many other screenplays.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Movies, graphic design, comics, TED talks.

You entered your screenplay via FilmFreeway. What has been your experiences working with the submission platform site?

User friendly.

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

Timing was perfect. I felt very excited.


Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Camera Operator: Mary Cox