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Interview with Screenwriter Matthew Willis (ARINJAY)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

What is your screenplay about?

Arinjay is about an ordinary boy from the real world and an extraordinary girl from the Dream World, and how they try to stay together forever… or die trying.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama, comedy, surrealism, fantasy, sci-fi and parody

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

Arinjay should be made into a television series because it has unlimited story-telling potential with an amazing couple in the starring roles, Roger and Jade, who have a delicious “will-they-won’t-they” romance that just won’t ever end, forever teasing an audience to watch.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Unlimited Dreams.

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

Silence of the Lambs – dozens of times

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Arinjay started off as a staged play…

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Interview with Screenwriter Mike Meier (The Love Hex (or Nicest Flings in Mexico))

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

1. What is your screenplay about?

The Love Hex or Nicest Flings in Mexico is about the many things in life we don’t quite understand, such as love, enchantment, and magic spells. I don’t quite understand them either, so don’t ask me what love is, how enchantment comes about, and if magic spells really exist.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

I see it as a comedy or rom-com, even though the story also explores more profound thoughts about the nature of human relationships. In the mix are the relationships of couples, between friends, and between relatives.

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

I think moviegoers would see it as a refreshing break from the typical films being made today. The protagonists are two women who suddenly find themselves liberated in a different country in the late 1920s, and they show genuine appreciation rather…

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