Watch the August 2017 Winning Short Screenplay.
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
The willpower of a recovering alcoholic is put to the test when he takes shelter from the apocalypse in a sports bar.
Narrator: Hugh Ritchie
John: Nick Wicht
Luke: David Occhipinti
Pop Star: Michael Lake
Business Woman: Alicia Payne
Get to know the writer:
What is your screenplay about?
One man’s struggle to stay sober against all odds.
What genres does your screenplay fall under?
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
All characters has a strong presence.
How would you describe this script in two words?
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
Two days to write and one to revise.
How many stories have you written?
What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
Arctic Monkeys- when the sun goes down
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
Finding the proper ending.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Sometimes passionate with my wife….if I’m lucky.
What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?
To receive proper and helpful feedback that we actually put to good use. Thank you!
Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson
Camera Operator: Mary Cox