Watch the January 2017 Winning THRILLER Screenplay.

Best Scene from the screenplay THE UNCONQUERABLE Screenplay
Written by Jonathan Fear


ATTICUS – David Straus
PROBUS – Charles Gordon
VICTOR – Nick Wicht


Genre: Thriller, Crime, Action

A hapless recruit must choose between death or dishonour when a Roman General tricks him into swearing an inviolate oath to murder two officers.

What is your screenplay about?

The Unconquerable glimpses into a dark, corrupt and cut-throat world of the Roman Empire seen through the eyes of Victor Ligustus, who loses his family to the Vesuvius eruption of 79AD and goes on to forge a career in the Roman army, honing his skills as a warrior and making some tough moral choices that teach harsh lessons about loyalty.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Action Thriller

How would you describe this script in two words?

Darkly compelling

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

I believe the compelling storyline, moral dilemma and hard action set in a stirring historical context in “The Unconquerable” will appeal to a very wide audience.

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

The Godfather

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Nearly 2years

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

To see if I could write a story others would find interesting

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Forcing myself to focus on completing the storyline rather than continually revising one section.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Military history

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

It involved feedback. All feedback is welcome and is frequently helpful, as in this case

Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Be prepared to revise your work and even shift direction from your original idea but never, ever, give up on a dream.

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

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Today’s Thriller/Suspense Screenplay Reading: UNLIKELY ANGELS by Anne Nemes

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Best Scene from UNLIKELY ANGELS Screenplay
Written by Anne Nemes
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NARRATOR – Charles Gordon
PETE – Rob Salerno
MIKE – Jerald Bezener
MARGOT – Julie Burris

Today’s Thriller Script Reading: THE DEAD END by Piotr Jamroz

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Written by Piotr Jamroz
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An imprisoned man is determined to escape to be with the woman he loves.


NARRATOR – Susan Wilson
DOCTOR – Charles Gordon
FEMALE – Maya Woloszyn


Watch the Thriller TV PILOT Table Read of HAUNTED HEART

Deadline November 10th for Thriller/Suspense Film and Writing Festival

by Robert Herold


A former Confederate officer, tortured by visions, is recruited by a group of paranormal investigators and taken deep into a world of ghosts and supernatural beings threatening the life of the woman he loves.


NARRATOR – Susan Wilson
NIGEL – Robert Notman
ANNABELLE – Maya Woloszyn
LENORE – Rochelle Burke
EDGAR – Aieron Munro
SARAH – Antosia Fiedur
WILLIAM JAMES – Charles Gordon
CORPORAL – Paul Falkowski

Watch the Table Read of the Thriller TV PILOT Winner “WESTBOUND”

Winner of best TV PILOT at the October 2015 Writing Festival

Watch WESTBOUND, by Jeff Alulis


Follows a group of individuals who live the world of “Train Hopping” and move from city to city around the United States.


NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
Termite/Doughboy/Pennwise – Jerald Bezener
Uranium/Caboose – Rob Salerno
Emily/V-Switch – Misha Harding
Ozarks – Charles Gordon
Trails – Katelyn Cooper

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Watch Thriller 1st Scene Script Reading: THE CURSE OF SAM HAIN

Deadline October 20th for Thriller/Suspense Film and Writing Festival

Watch 1st Scene Script Reading of THE CURSE OF SAM HAIN:


The long survivor of a crash landing on a distant world becomes the surprising savior to the aborigines facing genocide.


NARRATOR – Frances Townend
Belenus – Sean Ballantyne
Sam Hain- Neil Kulin
Daughter – Julia Vally
Rider – Kaleb Alexander
Wife – Jacqueline Brown
Man #1 – Charles Gordon
Man #1 – Rob Salerno