September 2017 THRILLER Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

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ACTORTV THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay – JOYTON SHREW
September 2017 Reading
by Ian Bradburn

ACTOR1st Scene Screenplay – SERAPHINA
September 2017 Reading
by Joe Tofuri

ACTORSTUDENT 1st Scene Screenplay – THE BOXMAN
September 2017 Reading
by Alexander Beale

ACTORTV 1st Scene Screenplay – CELTIC BLOOD
September 2017 Reading
by Richard William Masterson

ACTORTV 1st Scene Screenplay – KODAK MOMENT
September 2017 Reading
by John Cruz Alarid

ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – WELCOME TO CRYSTAL LAKE (Friday the 13th)
September 2017 Reading
by Mike Mead

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – QUANTICO Show
September 2017 Reading
by Leslie Lyshkob

ACTORTHRILLER Feature Screenplay – WORD GAMES
September 2017 Reading
by Joel Stern

festival posterTWISTED SOBRIETY, 14min, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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festival posterNO WAVE, 11min, Canada, Thriller/Mystery
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festival posterAMBER, 14min, USA, Thriller/Drama
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festival posterDOMESTICITY, 4min, UK, Thriller/Drama
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festival posterFOREIGN SOUNDS, 8min, USA, Crime/Thriller
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festival posterPOND, 6min, Canada, Action/Crime
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festival posterPUSHING, 10min, USA, Family/Drama
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ACTORSHORT STORY Transcript – IN THE CEMETERY
September 2017 Reading
by Mari Tamez

 

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Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

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

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

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Best Scene CRIME Screenplay – HICK, by by Marianna Moneymaker

Crime/Mystery Film & Writing Festival

 

This story is inspired by the real-world relationship between reporter Lorena Hickok (Hick) and Eleanor Roosevelt. It’s 1932 New York City when Associated Press crime reporter, Lorena Hickok’s next assignment brings her to a crossroads and she must choose: her career or follow Eleanor Roosevelt, her lover and best friend to the White House.

Genre: Crime, Political, History, Drama

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
FDR: Jim Canale
Hick: Rachel Rain Packota
Eleanor: Regan Brown
Moosemann: Cory Bertrand

What is your screenplay about?

The unknown story of Lorena Hickok, the woman journalist, who gave up her career to be Eleanor Roosevelt’s lover and friend.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Historical noir.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

The world should know about the journalist Lorena A. Hickok. Her historical significance as one of the first woman journalist to have a byline on the front page…

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Best Scene ACTION Screenplay – VOLUNTEER, by Janine Cobain & Gary McElkerney

Action/Adventure Film & Screenplay Festival

What starts as a humanitarian mission, for a university student from Belfast, descends into a fight for survival after his search for adventure takes him off the beaten track to the frontline of the Ethiopian conflict. Chris Johnston faces his fears and battles with his own darkness on this emotive journey, which will leave you asking yourself, if faced the horrors of war, what would you do?

Genre: Action, Drama, Biography

 

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Michael: Cory Bertrand
Chris: Jim Canale
Odette: Regan Brown

 Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Volunteer is based on the novel of the same name written by me (Gary McElkerney).

What starts as a humanitarian mission, for a university student from Belfast, descends into a fight for survival after his search for adventure takes him off the beaten track to the frontline of the Ethiopian conflict. Chris Johnston…

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TV CRIME 1st Scene of CELTIC BLOOD, by Richard William Masterson

Crime/Mystery Film & Writing Festival

 When a young man released from jail returns to take back control of his drug operation he’s forced to travel from Dublin to New York on a high-stakes mission.

Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Michael Mullan: Rob Notman
Swat Leader: James Boutcher
Guard: Luke Robinson
Father Francis: Brandon Knox

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What is your screenplay about?

“Celtic Blood” is written in the vein of “24” meets “Sons of Anarchy”. The series is about Irish gangster Michael Mullan, who upon being released from prison, is sent to the U.S. to rebuild his boss’s empire there. He tries to renegotiate terms with the Boston and New York gangs but encounters difficulties due to his quick temper and hidden drug use. Meanwhile FBI Agent David Deere, seeking redemption for past mistakes, leads a task force to indict Michael’s boss but soon uncovers a vast conspiracy…

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FOREIGN SOUNDS Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Action/Crime/Thriller 2017 Festival

Crime/Mystery Film & Writing Festival

FOREIGN SOUNDS, 8min, USA, Crime/Thriller
Directed by Eric Shahinian

A young couple, who have just moved in together, has their relationship tested when they take opposing stances in response to the sounds of their neighbor’s domestic dispute.

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September 2017 Female Directed & Written Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films