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Submitters reactions to their feedback on their stories. New testimonials coming each month! Watch this month's winning readings. At least 15 performances a month: www.wildsoundfestival.com Submit your script, story, poem, or film to the festival today: www.wildsound.ca

NEW Short Screenplay Movie Pitches:

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DEADLINE May 20th: SHORT Screenplay Contest Festival SAVE $10 – FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed at festival (winner every month)
http://www.wildsound.ca/shortscriptcontest.html

Watch Recent Winning Short Screenplay Readings:
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/short_script_readings.html

Read Today’s SHORT Screenplay Loglines:

Title: Festival of Chimes
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/festival_of_chimes_by_lerato_serumula.html
Written by: Lerato Serumula
Type: Short Script
Genre: Action, Adventure.

Title: L’Oeuvre
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/loeuvre_by_hadley_boyd.html
Written by: Hadley Boyd
Type: Short Script
Genre: Drama.

Title: BAG
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/bag_by_brutus_achilles.html
Written by: Brutus Achilles Gamberony
Type: Short Script
Genre: Drama.

Title: A TALE of SOME NON – GYMNOPHOBES
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/a_tale_of_some_non_gymnophobes_by_d_ken_shaw.html
Written by: D. Ken Shaw
Type: Short Script
Genre: Comedy

Title: The Undertaker
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_undertaker_by_thomas_w_gatus.html
Written by: Thomas W. Gatus
Type: Short Script
Genre: Rom-Com

Title: Not Your Ordinary Snack
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/not_your_ordinary_snack_by_alexandra_taylor.html
Written by: Alexandra Taylor
Type: Short Script
Genre: Satire, Comedy

Title: Heart Rate
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/heart_rate_by_alan_barkley.html
Written by: Alan Barkley
Type: Short Script
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Title: The Antidote
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_antidote_by_mj_palo.html
Written by: M.J. Palo
Type: Short Script
Genre: Thriller

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Read the best of FANTASY Short Screenplay Movie Pitches:

WILDsound Festival

DEADLINE May 20th: SHORT Screenplay Contest Festival SAVE $10 – FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed at festival (winner every month)
http://www.wildsound.ca/shortscriptcontest.html

Watch Recent Winning Short Screenplay Readings:
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/short_script_readings.html

Read Today’s FANTASY Screenplay Loglines:

Title: IF?
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/if_by_linette_lucas.html
Written by: Linette Lucas
Genre: Drama
Type: Short Screenplay

Title: PINOCCHIO’S NIGHTMARE OF A DREAM COME TRUE
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/pinocchios_nightmare_of_a_dream_come_true_by_patrick_dwayne_green.html
Written by: Patrick Dwayne Green
Type: SHORT SCRIPT
Genre: Animation/Musical

Title: CHAMPION HAS SOMETHING TO SAY
http://www.wildsound.ca/champion_has_something_to_say_by_theodor_derevyanskiy.html
Written by: Theodor Derevyanskiy
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Type: Short Screenplay

Title: TATTER WINGS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tatter_wings_by_jr_mcrae.html
Written by: J.R.McRae
Type: SHORT SCRIPT
Genre: Medieval Fantasy Drama, Animation

Title: JOURNEY BACK
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/journey_back_by_glida_bothwell.html
Written by: Glida Bothwell
Type: Short Script
Genre: Drama

Title: THE SELKIE PRINCESS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_selkie_princess_by_simon_wilkinson.html
Written by: Simon Wilkinson
Type: Short Script
Genre: Animation

Title: IN THE SHADE OF THE SILK-COTTON TREE
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/in_the_shade_of_the_silk-cotten_tree_by_aline_armant.html
Written by: Aline Armant
Genre: Fantasy
Type: Short Script

Title: Toads & Bluebottles
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/toads_and_bluebottles_by_david_cordon.html
Written by: David Cordon

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Today’s Short Screenplay Loglines and Pitches

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Submit your LOGLINE to the Writing Festival network for exposure
http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html

– There’s even an option to have a video made for the logline and have it performed. Submit loglines for any story and genre.

Read Today’s Short Screenplay Loglines:

Title: THE SELKIE PRINCESS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_selkie_princess_by_simon_wilkinson.html

Written by: Simon Wilkinson

Type: Short Script

Genre: Animation

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Title: THE LATE SHOW
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_late_show_by_coletta_preacely-garcia.html

Written by: Coletta Preacely-Garcia

Type: Short Script

Genre: Horror

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Title: TOBOLOWSKY AND THE GIRL
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tobolowsky_and_the_girl_by_denis_mcardie.html

Written by: Denis McArdie

Type: Short Script

Genre: Drama

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Title: JOURNEY BACK
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/journey_back_by_glida_bothwell.html

Written by: Glida Bothwell

Type: Short Script

Genre: Drama

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Title: TORMENT
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/torment_by_joe_robertson.html

Written by: Joe Robertson

Type: Short Script

Genre: Mystery/Suspense

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Title: TALES OF A NON- GYMNOPHOBE
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/tales_of_a_non_gymophobe_by_donald_shaw.html

Written by: Donald Shaw

Type: Short Script

Genre: Drama

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Interview with Tracy Sherwood, 1st Scene Script Winner for DEATH GRIP

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The prize of having your script performed by professional actors was a huge incentive to enter the festival competition. That kind of presentation makes for a wonderful calling card to give industry pros. But it was the reputation and reviews for WILDsound that sealed the deal for me.

– Writer Tracy Sherwood on the WILDsound Experience

    WATCH the 1st Scene Reading of DEATH GRIP
    CAST LIST:

    NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
    Ben – Jim Canale
    Sammy – Rob Salerno
    Kat – Ida Jagaric
    Jackie – Danielle Nicole
    Shayna – Alissa DeGrazia

Interview with Tracy Sherwood:

1. What is your screenplay about?

“Death Grip” is the story of Kat Hartley, a female war hero home from Iraq returning to her life as a soccer mom while struggling with PTSD.

“Death Grip” will be published as an e-novel in early 2015.

2. Why should this script be made into a movie?

More female…

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Interview with Chris Payne, winning playwright (Veils of Justice)

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    Watch the Winning Stage Play reading of ‘VEILS OF JUSTICE’ by Chris Payne

    CAST LIST:

    NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
    Mazen Tomedo – Vince Jerad
    Lynn – Ida Jagaric
    Chris – Rob Salerno
    Doug – Jim Canale
    Gerrie – Danielle Nicole
    Miriam – Alissa DeGrazia

Matthew Toffolo interviews playwright Chris Payne:

Matthew: What is your stage play about?

Chris: A wife finds out that her husband has accused a young Saudi of beating, torturing and raping him, but the Muslim male defendant’s Jewish female’s lawyer shows evidence that indicates innocence – triggering the wife’s journey with her gay brother through fear, betrayals and prejudice in post 9/11 New York City.

Matthew: Why should this play be produced?

Chris: No shoulds… but the play could add value and draw paying audiences in several ways:

– Heighten a sense of connection and compassion between potentially antagonistic groups (Muslims/non-Muslims, Jews-Muslims, Straight-LGBT… an early draft…

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Watch Veils of Justice, Winning Stage Play reading by Chris Payne

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Stage Play Reading: VEILS OF JUSTICE
by Chris Payne

    Watch the FULL PLAY Reading NOW:

SYNOPSIS:

Accusations of violent rape and armed robbery by an established older American man against a young gay Saudi. If the accusations false, why? Can a Saudi get a fair trial in NYC after 9/11?

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
Mazen Tomedo – Vince Jerad
Lynn – Ida Jagaric
Chris – Rob Salerno
Doug – Jim Canale
Gerrie – Danielle Nicole
Miriam – Alissa DeGrazia

Deadline Feb. 10th: SUBMIT your FULL PLAY or 1st ACT PLAY. Get your works showcased at 2015 festival events. FULL FEEDBACK
http://www.wildsound.ca/play_contest.html

WINNERS get their stageplay read at the Writing Festival.

WATCH the recent WINNING STAGEPLAY Readings –
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/stageplay_readings.html

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Interview with Karim Ouaret, Director of LAPSUS Short Film

WILDsound Festival

This is the first time I saw a feedback video of my film. It’s a very good idea ! I really like the initial reactions to the Toronto audience because I saw different kind of reactions. That’s why I made this film to provide various emotions and feelings to the audience.

– Karim Quaret on his reaction to the WILDsound Experience

    Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video:

Interview with Karim Ouaret:

Matthew: Your short film played at our festival in 2013. How has it done since it screened?

Karim: Lapsus » continues its success story. Its became a Multi-Award Winning Film worldwide (Hollywood, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Londres, Berlin, Madrid, Varsovie, New York, Atlanta …): 28 Awards and 54 Official Selections. Now I’m looking for a distribution deal.

Lapsus » can not be seen yet online. Go to the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LapsusFilm:

Matthew: What motivated you to make this film?

Karim:…

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