FANTASY Best Scene Script Reading of IN PRIMORDIAL SILENCE, by Irene Leonardou

Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery

Logline: A Quantum physicist and an archaeological team discover a prehistoric text concerning with Human’s evolutionary abilities but they accept attack by a mysterious force. Running away they pass in an alternative reality where acquire the ability to re-Create the World.

CAST LIST:

NARRATION – Julie C. Sheppard
Nassim – Vanessa Quagliara
Douglass – Trevor Marlatt
Daphne – Katelyn Vanier
Virgil – Peter Nelson
Pascal – Fiona Mongillo

Get to know the writer:

  1. What is your screenplay about?
  2. The “In Primordial Silence” is about a quantum physicist and an archaeological team that discover a prehistoric text concerning with Human’s evolutionary abilities but they accept attack by a mysterious force. Running away they meet an intergalactic girl and they pass in an alternative world where acquire the ability to recreate our Reality.

    What genres does your screenplay fall under?

    Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Adventure

    Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

    Because it has to convey an important global message to all people, regardless of nationality or religion – and this is why it needs a really brave producer!

     How would you describe this script in two words?

    Humanity’s Evolution

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

    “The Lord of the Rings” (all of them!)

     How long have you been working on this screenplay?

    3 – 4 years

      How many stories have you written?

    I don’t remember… many!

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

    “The Blue Café” (Chris Rea)

     What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

    Wasn’t exactly obstacles – I.P.S. is the adaptation of my book titled “The Secret of the Gods”. Well, turned it into screenplay new ideas were constantly popping up and so I had to tie them all together from the begging again and again.

    A general obstacle of mine is the language because English isn’t my first language.

      Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

    To researching about the Unknown in metaphysical level. And reading as well.

     

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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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FANTASY Best Scene Script Reading of REVAMPED MODELS, by Joseph Killeen

 

Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Logline: A naive girl, eager to enter the elite fashion industry, discovers a dark and cutthroat world. Surrounded by evil, blood-sucking colleagues and the literal boss from hell, will she sell her soul to get ahead?

CAST LIST:

NARRATION: Sean Ballantyne
Bouncer – Peter Nelson
Julianna – Vanessa Quagliara
Charly Rose – Katelyn Vanier
Server – Trevor Marlatt
Virginia – Julie C. Sheppard

Get to know the writer: 

1. What is your screenplay about?

Revamped Models is about several girls who get in over their heads working for a ruthless boss from hell at an elite fashion magazine where selling your soul and killing the competition is all part of the job.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Horror, Satire, Suspense

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

While some people may feel that vampire movies are trite at this point, this screenplay puts a glamorous spin on the genre like no one has ever seen.

Revamped Models has an original, intriguing, and fun idea as it introduces vampires into the youth-obsessed world of today’s modeling industry. The story has a really unique character in Angelica Eve, the head of Rogue whose empire consists of ageless vampire models and youth-enhancing beauty products. The idea definitely gives this script a really unique hook. Revamped Models also has an unconventional ending…

Even though it’s a vampire/horror satire, there’s true heart here (apart from the ones that are ripped out) and that’s definitely appreciated in a story where human nature’s authenticity could easily be brushed aside.

This supernatural satire concept mixed with timeless workplace themes has widespread appeal, film franchise or television series potential and inherent merchandising capabilities such as dolls, fashion and beauty products.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Bloody Fun

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

Jawbreaker

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

I’ve been working on this screenplay since 2012.

7. How many stories have you written?

I’ve written approximately 25 complete short stories and 7 completed screenplays.

8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)   
Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

It can be challenging knowing what edits to make when rewriting and knowing for sure when the screenplay is finished but Revamped Models has been written, rewritten and rewritten to the point where its details are polished and its content is precisely structured.

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I love drawing and painting and I am in the process of building a pop up shop/art gallery to travel with in order to display and sell artwork.

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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

Sci-Fi 1st Scene Screenplay of BUCCANEERS OF THE ASTEROID BELT, by Jeff Racho

 

Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure

After a disruptive technology from a rival entrepreneur destroys a once-prosperous asteroid mining business, the former owner and his crew are forced to steal a spaceship to return home—but the trip doesn’t go according to plan.

CAST LIST:

Narration: Xavier de Guzman
Jackson: Isai Rivera Blas
Jessie: Angelica Alejandro
Eva: Carina Cojeen

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

It tells the story of a once-prosperous asteroid mining business driven to the point of bankruptcy after a disruptive technology from a rival entrepreneur crashes the market for space metals. The former owner and his crew are faced with a decision: eke out a substance-level life in the asteroid belt or steal a spaceship to return home.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama and science fiction

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It hits on a lot of themes pertinent to the present: economic dislocation, worker anxiety, automation, “creative destruction” in the economy. A lot of present-day influences—such as behavioral economics and the author Matthew Crawford—are in the script but there are some hints of John Steinbeck and Richard Llewellyn too. So it’s taking some themes from classic works and seeing how they apply to the present. Plus I think it’s an interesting story and people seem to like the plot.

How would you describe this script in two words?

“Endowment Effect.” The endowment effect is a concept from behavioral economics and it’s a big theme in the script. It’s one of the causes of the protagonist’s conflicts.

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

Probably “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

It began as a completely different short story draft in early 2016. I shelved it and came back to it in late 2016 and that’s when the final plot began to develop. I realized it would be too long for a short story so I decided to turn it into a screenplay. I spent a few weeks doing research to get the “science/engineering” aspects correct and had the first draft finished in a few months.

How many stories have you written?

I’ve had four short stories published and am trying to finish up a few more.

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

Tough one – “most times” is probably the album “Led Zeppelin IV” (I used to play the drums) but my favorite piece is probably Beethoven’s 9th.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

I’m a horrible proofreader of my own work. Luckily I have a friend who owns a ghostwriting company and she’s also a novelist. She provided invaluable help with finding errors and feedback.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

In my day job I do legal and finance work for start-up companies. It’s a lot like writing: start with an idea and try to bring it to reality. Some of the things I’ve seen in the day job influenced the script.

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

I think it’s a great system. It was a great help finding appropriate contests & festivals and seamlessly handled the submissions.

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

I found out about you through a FilmFreeway search. When I wrote the script I kept thinking of Harrison Ford’s “you can type this – but you sure can’t say it” remark and tried to picture the various characters saying their lines so I like the “recorded performance” aspect.

The feedback was excellent and I really like this aspect of the festival. Good constructive (and honest) feedback is essential to make authors better but many contests and festivals don’t offer any! Your feedback definitely improved the latest draft of the script.

 

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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

October 2017 SCI-FI/FANTASY Stories, Screenplay, and Short Films

Submit your Fantasy/Sci-Fi Screenplay & Film to the Festival: http://fantasyscififestival.com

 

ACTORNOVEL Reading – SNAYGILL: SLITHERY TEMPTATIONS
October 2017 Reading
by Michelle B. Assor
ACTORNOVEL Reading – PRIESTESS OF THE FOREST: A DRUID JOURNEY
October 2017 Reading
by Ellen Evert Hopman
ACTORCOMEDY SHORT Screenplay – ALMOST NEVER TOO LATE
October 2017 Reading
by Jeffrey Howe
ACTORBEST SCENE TV Screenplay – DARK HEROES
October 2017 Reading
by Peter Sims

ACTORNOVEL Reading – THE FULL MOOD: A PRIESTESS TALE
October 2017 Reading
by Pen Augustin


festival posterPEARL, 15min, USA, Fantasy/Drama
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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

September 2017 SCI-FI/FANTASY Stories, Screenplay, and Short Films

Submit your Fantasy/Sci-Fi Screenplay & Film to the Festival: http://fantasyscififestival.com

 

ACTORCANADIAN Short Screenplay – X-13
September 2017 Reading
by Asim Abraham

ACTORSCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay – THE FLUTE OF PEACE
September 2017 Reading
by Gunel Asgarova

festival posterPERFECT TOWN, 4min., Switzerland, Animation/Fantastic
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festival posterKARMA, 4min., USA, Animation/Family
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festival posterCHALK, 10min, Family/Adventure
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festival posterTWISTED SOBRIETY, 14min, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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ACTORSHORT STORY Transcript – GIVE ME TRUTH OR GIVE ME SILENCE
September 2017 Reading
by Melissa R. Mendelson

ACTORNOVEL Transcript – BRIAR EARTH
September 2017 Reading
by Paul Tapp

 

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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

Best of FANTASY Short Film Screenplays from around the world.

Read the best of SHORT SCRIPT Fantasy loglines from around the world: 

FOR THE GAME YET PLAYED, by Veronica Maxim-Bantam

ANGEL CHRONICLES: THE PRINCE OF PERSIA, by Vincen Kyere

THE VOLUNTEER, by Christopher Andre

A CAT NAMED WHISKERS, by Dorian Carmaz

REGAIN, by Dean Barnaby

THE REDEEMER, by Palmer Emmanuel

CHIRP, by Danielle Barcena

UNDER THE CUPID SIGN, by Jacob Greenberg

ARIAS, by Drew Viehmann & Matt Morrell

CHECK-MATE, by Sanjiban Nath

TIME LOCK, by Derek Thomas

TOADS AND BLUEBOTTLES, by David Corden

IN THE SHADE OF THE SILK-COTTEN TREE, by Aline Armant

THE SELKIE PRINCESS, by Simon Wilkinson

JOURNEY BACK, by Glida Bothwell

TATTER WINGS, by JR McRae

SM IN SPACE, by JJ Hillard

CHAMPION HAS SOMETHING TO SAY, by Theodor Derevyanskiy

MEN OF COLOR by Mike Kearby

BALZEMINA BLAH AND HER BRAND NEW SHADES, by Katarzyna Kochany

PINOCCHIO’S NIGHTMARE OF A DREAM COME TRUE, by Patrick Dwayne Green

THE BEAST, by John E. Bias

IF?, by Linette Lucas

 

August 2017 SCI-FI/FANTASY Stories, Screenplay, and Short Films

Submit your Fantasy/Sci-Fi Screenplay & Film to the Festival: http://fantasyscififestival.com

ACTORSHORT STORY Reading – GOD’S HANDS
August 2017 Reading
by Michael Coleman

ACTORSCI-FI SHORT Screenplay – SID
August 2017 Reading
by Auriga Ifill

ACTOR1st SCENE ADVENTURE Screenplay – THE GATE
August 2017 Reading
by Della Vance Greenwalt

ACTOR1st SCENE HISTORY Screenplay – THE LEGEND OF JAMESTOWN
August 2017 Reading
by Sherwin Allen

ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – ROCKETEERS
August 2017 Reading
by Gil Saint

ACTORSTUDENT TV PILOT Screenplay – EVERHART
August 2017 Reading
by K. Wayman Dodd
ACTORWINNING FEATURE Screenplay – THE LAST PRISON
August 2017 Reading
by Richard Geiwitz

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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