Interview with Screenwriter Michael Head (LIGHTKEEPERS)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

LIGHTKEEPERS was a HORROR screenplay winner for October 2018.

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Loosely inspired by the real-life Eilean Mor lighthouse mystery, three
lighthouse keepers are overwhelmed by a tremendous storm that destroys
their stores of food and water. When a shipwrecked castaway washes up,
their hunger pushes their morality to its limits. As the storm builds
in strength, the lightkeepers must decide if saving their own lives is
worth losing their souls.

2. What genres does you screenplay fall under?

Horror, Psychological Thriller, Supernatural Thriller.

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

A stormy lighthouse is about as cinematic — and claustrophobic — as
it gets! The setting and period let me explore the three major types
of conflict: man against man, man against nature, and man against God.
We screenwriters are taught to torture our characters, and I’m happy
to say I…

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