Hostage Crime/Thriller: CURIOUS BUDDIES, by Janet Caulfield

Title: CURIOUS BUDDIES 

Written by: Janet Caulfield

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Type: Feature Screenplay

Logline: It’s not your Mother’s Buddy Movie. It’s a combo meal! It’s a little bit of LETHAL WEAPON, DIE HARD, THE SOCIAL NETWORK with a SIDE of TAKEN. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends a young INTERNET ENTREPRENEUR to help rescue a six year old girl taken Hostage in a FALL OUT SHELTER by a Ruthless Psychopath.

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Stalker Crime/Thriller: GUILTY EYES, by Robert Forte

Title: GUILTY EYES 

Written by: Robert Forte

Genre: Crime Thriller

Type: Feature Screenplay

Logline: A beautiful woman cleared of any murder charges in the death of her wealthy husband is stalked by her ex-boyfriend, a hard drinking police Detective convinced of her guilt.

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Crime/Thriller: TRUSTED FRIENDS by Elizabeth Appell

Screenplay Title: TRUSTED FRIENDS 

Written by: Elizabeth Appell

Genre: Thriller

Type: Feature Screenplay

Logline: A literature teacher at a girls’ school is accused of murder and the only person that can prove him innocent is a seductive senior student who jumps off the third story roof when he won’t commit to loving her.

WGA Reg.# 857548

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Audience Feedback Video: KONG’s, 10min, USA, Crime/Thriller

AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEO from the April 2017 Film Festival:

  MOVIE POSTERKONG’s, 10min, USA, Crime/Thriller
Directed by Ian Schiller

When a low criminal makes his move against an old friend, it thrusts him into the deep end of a criminal world where his next move could be his last.

Director’s Statement:

I live in Santa Cruz Ca, a town where the tech billions of the Silicon Valley is held at bay by a redwood forest and a winding road through the mountains. It’s a town where vacationers and day trippers brave the pass to enjoy it’s beaches and millionaires overbid themselves to buy beachfront property.

However, beneath this sunny veneer lies a shadow culture, people living outside the margins of society. Transients forced on busses to Santa Cruz from less accommodating locals. Lurkers existing as they have and will – skating, surfing, partying, living for the next swell. Living by the money of random jobs and petty crime. Kong’s is a Neo Noir inspired story about one such criminal who makes a desperate move in an attempt to escape his status.

My location, Kong’s exists in real life. It’s is a dingy seedy convenience store in a gentrified community. A convenience store wearing the patina of the early nineties where the rich and street punks alike come for their beer and late night ice cream. It was here I realized I wanted to explore the intersection of Santa Cruz’s two worlds and investigate the darkness just underneath the surface.

In writing the story, the original concept was to place the film in one moment of time. To see events unfold nearly in real-time yet deliver a complete three act story within the confines of a short. Moreover to create a story starting at a high point of tension and each subsequent character adding to the tension.

In many ways I’m an outsider in my own town and I’ve always been fascinated by the characters I come across. Kong’s and the characters in the story, while fictional, embody the unseen strata of Santa Cruz. One where most turn a blind eye and are secure to think does not exist.

Film Type:Short

Runtime:10 minutes 17 seconds

Completion Date:August 15, 2016

Production Budget:70,000 USD

Country of Origin:United States

Country of Filming:United States

Film Language:English

Shooting Format:Red

Aspect Ratio:2:4

Film Color:Color

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Get to know the short film: KONG’s, 10min, USA, Crime/Thriller

Playing at the April 2017 HORROR/THRILLER FEEDBACK Film Festival.

  MOVIE POSTERKONG’s, 10min, USA, Crime/Thriller
Directed by Ian Schiller

When a low criminal makes his move against an old friend, it thrusts him into the deep end of a criminal world where his next move could be his last.

Director’s Statement:

I live in Santa Cruz Ca, a town where the tech billions of the Silicon Valley is held at bay by a redwood forest and a winding road through the mountains. It’s a town where vacationers and day trippers brave the pass to enjoy it’s beaches and millionaires overbid themselves to buy beachfront property.

However, beneath this sunny veneer lies a shadow culture, people living outside the margins of society. Transients forced on busses to Santa Cruz from less accommodating locals. Lurkers existing as they have and will – skating, surfing, partying, living for the next swell. Living by the money of random jobs and petty crime. Kong’s is a Neo Noir inspired story about one such criminal who makes a desperate move in an attempt to escape his status.

My location, Kong’s exists in real life. It’s is a dingy seedy convenience store in a gentrified community. A convenience store wearing the patina of the early nineties where the rich and street punks alike come for their beer and late night ice cream. It was here I realized I wanted to explore the intersection of Santa Cruz’s two worlds and investigate the darkness just underneath the surface.

In writing the story, the original concept was to place the film in one moment of time. To see events unfold nearly in real-time yet deliver a complete three act story within the confines of a short. Moreover to create a story starting at a high point of tension and each subsequent character adding to the tension.

In many ways I’m an outsider in my own town and I’ve always been fascinated by the characters I come across. Kong’s and the characters in the story, while fictional, embody the unseen strata of Santa Cruz. One where most turn a blind eye and are secure to think does not exist.

Film Type:Short

Runtime:10 minutes 17 seconds

Completion Date:August 15, 2016

Production Budget:70,000 USD

Country of Origin:United States

Country of Filming:United States

Film Language:English

Shooting Format:Red

Aspect Ratio:2:4

Film Color:Color

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short films short films short films


WATCH 2016 FILM FESTIVAL EVENTS and the FEEDBACK VIDEOS of EACH SELECTED FILM

ACTORDECEMBER FAMILY/ANIMATION 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from December event
ACTORDECEMBER FEMALE Directors Film Festival
Best of the Dec. 22, 2016 Fest.
ACTORDECEMBER LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 1
Best of the Dec. 7, 2016 Fest.
ACTORHIGHLIGHTS LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 2
Best of the Dec. 8, 2016 Fest.
ACTOR11 FILMS/11 COUNTRIES NOVEMBER 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from November event
ACTOROCTOBER THRILLER/HORROR 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from October event
ACTOROCTOBER ACTION/CRIME 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from October event
ACTORSEPTEMBER DOC/COMEDY 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from September event
ACTORHIGHLIGHTS September 2016 SCI-FI FEEDBACK Film Festival
Best of the Sept. 22, 2016 Fest.