Best Scene from PORT SUDAN Screenplay
An argument between the French and the English.
Get to know the winning writer:
What is your screenplay about?
Port Sudan is about a CIA Agent who gets in over her head when she discovers uranium smuggling along the Congo Trail.
What genres does your screenplay under?
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
How would you describe this script in two words?
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
Back to the Future
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
How many stories have you written?
I have completed two short stories, two novels and four screenplays.
What motivated you to write this screenplay?
I produced four documentaries for Discovery Channel called Wild Destinations. In these programs, a four-man crew traveled to remote locations and shot stories about what was going on. I used this four-man team as a basis for two of my screenplays, including Port Sudan. Basically the team goes into a location, gets into a scrap and has to extricate itself. Part of this idea was used for the screenplay from which this scene came.
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
Since this screenplay is based on a true story, I faced obstacles in telling too much about what is really going on out there.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
Think about who your characters are – where do they come from? What was their education? What formed their personality?
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson