Best Scene TV Screenplay of JOYTON SHREW, by Ian Bradburn

A murder, an explosion, a bumbling work partner, a girlfriend who has left her and a secret underground facility designed to train real life action heroes. British detective Selina Jennings has a lot on her plate.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller


Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Bob Banks: Cory Bertrand
Gary Collins: Jim Canale
Selina Jennings: Regan Brown

 Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

A mysterious town with bizarre inhabitants, a lot of whom have even more bizarre secrets. The events leading up to an incident that shakes the town to its core is told through different perspectives in each episode.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Comedy thriller.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

I feel it has an intriguing mystery as well as comedy to balance out the more serious story aspects.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Inclusive, bizarre.

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

Shaun of the Dead.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?


How many stories have you written?


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

Spanish Sahara by Foals

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Figuring out the tone for the story and the back stories behind all my characters.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Video games and reading.

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

Very positive, it’s simple and easy to use.

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

I wanted to send out the script I had been working on to get feedback. I felt the feedback I received was constructive and will help me with my future drafts.


Producer: Matthew Toffolo

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

Camera Operator: Mary Cox


Winning HORROR 1st Scene Screenplay – SILHOUETTE by Lukas Hassel

Festival for HORROR

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Crime

A disabled mother of two fights to protect her children not just from bullies but from an unknown force in mirrors everywhere.


Narrator: Val Cole
Lindsey: Mandy May Cheetham
Corey: Ryan Yusep
Terri: Angelica Alejandro

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

It’s about standing up to bullies. Essentially. It is wrapped up in a horror premise wherein a young daughter befriends a mirror in order to help her bullied brother. Before long their mother struggles to save both her children.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Horror. Drama.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It’s a horror film set within a social context. As in, not horror for horror’s sake, but trying to convey something more complex than mere scares.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Intense. Dark.

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Director BIO: David Jeffrey

Festival for HORROR

Playing at the HORROR Short Film Festival in October 2017

Director Biography


David Jeffery is known to his colleagues as one of the hardest working Producer/Directors in Hollywood. When he’s not working on “Bones,” the quirky forensic series on Fox (225 episodes, including the pilot) or co-producing the upcoming -event mini series, “Prison Break,” (also on Fox), Jeffery thrives in the indie movie world, as an award winning filmmaker.

He produced and co-directed the critically acclaimed feature documentary “Lesson Plan: The Story of the Third Wave” which garnered Jeffery two awards, Best Director and Best Feature Documentary at the 2012 Independent Filmmakers Showcase. After playing in dozens of film festivals around the world, “Lesson Plan” is now available on I-tunes distributed by Journeyman Films.

In his first professional effort, Jeffery wrote, produced and directed the horror/thriller “The Last Stop Café” which debuted at the Nashville Film Festival before becoming a…

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