THRILLER Best Scene Script Reading of SLEEPING PROPHETS, by Alex Moreno


Genre: Psychological-Thriller

Logline: A vengeful mother teams up with seedy criminals to expose a Sleeping Prophet; one who claims to speak God’s word to help the afflicted, after the death of her daughter.


NARRATION: Vanessa Quagliara
Dvorak – Peter Nelson
Ava – Julie C. Sheppard
Thomas – Trevor Marlatt

Get to know the writer: 

 What is your screenplay about?

Sleeping Prophets follows the story of a vengeful mother who teams up with seedy criminals to expose Edgar Cayce for the death of her daughter.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Thriller-Period Piece

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Although Edgar Cayce’s story is very fascinating, Sleeping Prophets is a tale of mis-placed revenge, human deficiency and individual flaws; a fatalistic story to remind us “not” to cross over the line.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Psychological thriller.

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

Jacob’s Ladder.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

About 5 years.

How many stories have you written?

6 animation shorts. (produced)
2 shorts. (produced)
5 full length screenplays

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

Street Life Parade by Secret Affair.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Research and procrastination-LOL. (I also produced one of my shorts during the same time).

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Being a dad.


Producer: Matthew Toffolo

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

Camera Operator: Mary Cox

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