|Best Scene from THE ACCIDENTAL ANGEL Screenplay
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Action
Daniel is about to learn the truth about his childhood, and find the strength to grow back his wings. All but to realize he was predestined to save the world from a new world war, and to reveal some even darker truths about himself.
Get to know the winning writer:
What is your screenplay about?
An 18 year old boy realizes he has the ability to grow back his angel wings and that his destiny is to prevent the next world war, but by doing so he will have to make some sacrifices.
What genres does your screenplay under?
It’s a drama with an action and fantasy angle.
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
It’s a coming of age story with a twist. The blending of intimate moments, suspense brought on by the global scale attacks and fantasy creates a thought provoking story. Audiences will be left contemplating and talking about what they just saw long after they’ve left the theater.
How would you describe this script in two words?
A bitter foretelling of humankind’s fate.
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
Approximately one year.
How many stories have you written?
Three completed scripts and a fourth on its way.
What motivated you to write this screenplay?
The spark came from a single scene I had in my mind, the scene in which the antagonist slays the protagonist’s father. That single scene alongside the rise in terrorism on a global scale served as what motivated me back in November 2014 to write this story.
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
Keeping a good balance between the social-political issues and the coming of age story. And, also, maintaining a balance between the realistic and fantastic motifs.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
Always take a break from the story and step away from it, forget about it for a while.
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson