March 13 2016 Writing Festival Event

WILDsound Festival

This week’s screenplay festival is a showcase of faith, triumph, and ideals. We will be showcasing a feature screenplay, short screenplay, and two best scenes of a feature.

Here are the details of the works that will be performed.

#1 – Feature Screenplay – GATES OF HELL

Written by: Everett House and Pamela Green

Genre: Biography, Drama

Synopsis: GATES OF HELL is a biography of a tenacious Christian youth, including being institutionalized and undergoing years of shock treatment and other atrocities while maintaining his faith.

#2 – Short Screenplay – BEST INTERESTS

Written by James M. Freeman

Genre: Action, History, Drama

Synopsis: To protest inhumane treatment and unfair rejection of his application for refugee status, a teenage Vietnamese asylum seeker challenges the authority of a Hong Kong detention camp commandant, resisting the commandant’s efforts to force him to repatriate.


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Read this week’s top interviews from top Hollywood Film Talent

WILDsound Festival

Read new interviews from some of the top film crew talents working on Hollywood Film Sets today. Insightful, entertaining, and educational interviews. Emmy Winners. Oscar Winners. Director of Photographers. Production Designers. Special Effects. Editor. Costume Designers. Directors. Producers.

Interview with Cinematographer Jeff Cutter (10 Cloverfield Lane)
Interview with Cinematographer Jeff Cutter (10 Cloverfield Lane)

Interview with Special Effects Coordinator Donnie Dean (Emmy Winner – American Horror Story)
Interview with Special Effects Coordinator Donnie Dean (Emmy Winner – American Horror Story)

Interview with Cinematographer Natasha Braier (The Neon Demon, The Rover)
Interview with Cinematographer Natasha Braier (The Neon Demon, The Rover)

Interview with Editor Jake Roberts (Oscar Nominated film BROOKLYN)
Interview with Editor Jake Roberts (Oscar Nominated film BROOKLYN)

Interview with Cinematographer Mitesh Mirchandani (NEERJA)
Interview with Cinematographer Mitesh Mirchandani (NEERJA)

Interview with Director Rob Hawk
Interview with Director Rob Hawk

Interview with Production Designer Jane Musky (When Harry Met Sally…, Ghost)
Interview with Production Designer Jane…

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Watch March 2016 Winning Thriller Feature Screenplay Table Reading

Submit your Thriller/Suspense Film & Screenplay to the Festival:

March 2016 Winning Feature Screenplay.

Watch MOTHS TO FLAME Feature Screenplay by Fredric Maffei:


NARRATOR – Fran Townend
NICK – John Marcucci
HENRY – Jonathan Robbins
BUNNY – Nikita Ivy Boston


Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Watch Chapter 1 Transcript Reading of LIZARDIAN by MELISSA R MENDELSON. Performed by Amaka Umeh

Novel Writing Festival

Watch LIZARDIAN Transcript Reading:

Get to know novelist Melissa R. Mendelson:

1. What is your novel about?

Lizardian is a Horror/Science-Fiction Thriller that chases after the footsteps of Stephen King, X-Files, and Being Human. Its focus falls on Laurel, who struggles to finish out high school while under scrutiny for saving a life, but nothing and no one is what they seem. And a monstrous force has arrived in this quiet country town, and with it a stranger, who will bring this town to its breaking point, where no one might survive.

2. Why should this novel be read by people?

If there weren’t a demand for all things that go bump in the night, then CW’s Supernatural would not be on television for eleven years or signed for a twelfth season. FOX would also give up their search for new and groundbreaking television shows such as Almost Human, Lucifer…

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Novel Transcript Reading: INTO THE SHADOWS, by Marie Jones. Performed by Amaka Umeh

Novel Writing Festival

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Watch INTO THE SHADOWS Transcript Reading:

Get to know writer Marie Jones:

1. What is your novel about?

‘Into The Shadows’ is a romantic suspense, woven with mystery and family drama. It is one woman’s journey to take a brave step to change herself and her situation, literally going into the very shadows of herself, and by doing so drawing others own shadows out as they are intricately pulled into her story.

Arriving home from a short holiday in Dingle, Lily Crossways makes a staggering discovery on one of her photos taken on ‘Inch Beach’, a woman’s desperate face is staring directly at her. Yet Lily knows she was alone that day on the beach. Who is she, is she even real, and why has she appeared to Lily? Unable to let the woman go, Lily makes the uncharacteristic decision to leave behind…

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Read NEW Thriller/Suspense TV PILOT Loglines:

Read NEW Thriller/Suspense TV PILOT Loglines:

Deadline : TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors

Read NEW Thriller/Suspense TV PILOT Loglines: 

THE KNOT, by Alexander Spence

PAWNS, by Monti Issar

SERIAL, by Trevor Abekah

LOVE YOU TO DEATH, by Xavierie Mbangtang

GUILT, by Zara Mbangtang

WITHIN, by Henry Boyd and Burnell Bowie

CARNIVAL OF SOULS, by Jonathan Baltzly