WILDsound Announces its October 2017 Screenplay Winners (20)

WILDsound announces its screenplay winners for October 2017. Watch the winning scripts performed by professional actors.

20 Winning Screenplays for October:

1 – Feature Screenplay
NOWHERE-VILLE, b Richard M. Kjeldgaard

2 – TV Pilots
THE BIGGEST LITTLE, by Craig Paige
THE UPSIDE OF OVER, by Dan Hass

2 – Fan Fiction Screenplays
BLACK WIDOW: FUGITIVE, by Brooke Elowe
LIVING IN CRIME ALLEY, by Rob Ayling

4 – 1st Scene Screenplays
THE MONSTER HUNTERS CODE, by Ryan Brannan
MY ATARI CHRISTMAS, by Chris Parrish
DEFYING THE TIDE, by Anna Bamberger
BUNNYMAN BRIDGE, by Colin K. Stewart

5 – Short Screenplays
RED, by Heath Haris
THE PERFECT GIFT, by John Scott Schaf
LULU, by Tracey Lion Cachet
ALMOST NEVER TOO LATE, by Jeffrey Howe
THE RECEIPT, by Hazel Allen

6 – Best Scene Screenplays
VAMPIRE ACADEMY, by Melissa Birks
BRENDA IN DHARMALAND, by Anne M. Robinson
CURIOUS BUDDIES, by Janet Caulfield
LETTERS TO AMELIA, by Ceidrik Heward
VINDICATION, by Louetta Jensen
DARK HEROES, by Peter Sims

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SEPTEMBER 2017 WINNING STORIES, SCREENPLAYS and FILMS

26 short films. 23 screenplays. 6 short stories and novels = 55 winning videos (record setting!)

ACTORSEPTEMBER 2017 ROMANCE FILM FESTIVAL 
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from the Los Angeles Festival.
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2017 COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL 
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from the Los Angeles Festival.
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2017 FAMILY & ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from the Toronto Festival.
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2017 CRIME & THRILLER FILM FESTIVAL 
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from the Toronto Festival.
ACTORANIMATION Feature Screenplay – STORM DRAGON
September 2017 Reading
by Joey Curtis & Danny Klein
ACTORTHRILLER Feature Screenplay – WORD GAMES
September 2017 Reading
by Joel Stern
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – QUANTICO Show
September 2017 Reading
by Leslie Lyshkob
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BOJACK HORSEMAN show
September 2017 Reading
by Cameron Chapman
ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – WELCOME TO CRYSTAL LAKE (Friday the 13th)
September 2017 Reading
by Mike Mead
ACTORTV 1st Scene Screenplay – KODAK MOMENT
September 2017 Reading
by John Cruz Alarid
ACTORTV 1st Scene Screenplay – CELTIC BLOOD
September 2017 Reading
by Richard William Masterson
ACTOR1st Scene Screenplay – BROTHER’S MCSHANE
September 2017 Reading
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ACTORFAMILY 1st Scene Screenplay – FOREVER CHARLEE
September 2017 Reading
by Hank Isaac
ACTORSTUDENT 1st Scene Screenplay – THE BOXMAN
September 2017 Reading
by Alexander Beale
ACTORSCI-FI 1st Scene Screenplay – THE FLUTE OF PEACE
September 2017 Reading
by Gunel Asgarova
ACTOR1st Scene Screenplay – SERAPHINA
September 2017 Reading
by Joe Tofuri
ACTORSTUDENT Short Screenplay – PALACES
September 2017 Reading
by Taryn Procsal
ACTORSTUDENT Short Screenplay – ROSIE
September 2017 Reading
by Amalia Williamson
ACTORCOMEDY Short Screenplay – TWITS
September 2017 Reading
by Alison McGrath
ACTOR1pg. COMEDY Short Screenplay – CLEAN BEAT
September 2017 Reading
by Bernhard Riedhammer
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – BREAKDOWN
September 2017 Reading
by J. Logan Alexander
ACTORCANADIAN Short Screenplay – X-13
September 2017 Reading
by Asim Abraham
ACTORACTION Best Scene Screenplay – VOLUNTEER
September 2017 Reading
by Janine Cobain & Gary McElkerney
ACTORCRIME Best Scene Screenplay – HICK
September 2017 Reading
by Marianna Moneymaker
ACTORTV THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay – JOYTON SHREW
September 2017 Reading
by Ian Bradburn
ACTORSTAGE PLAY BEST SCENE – VENGEANCE OF THE SHREW
September 2017 Reading
by Bree Katz
ACTORSTAGE PLAY Best Scene – 
September 2017 Reading
by Linda Collison
ACTORSHORT STORY Transcript – OFF THE HOOK
September 2017 Reading
by Lionel Walfish
ACTORSHORT STORY Transcript – GIVE ME TRUTH OR GIVE ME SILENCE
September 2017 Reading
by Melissa R. Mendelson
ACTORSHORT STORY Transcript – IN THE CEMETERY
September 2017 Reading
by Mari Tamez
ACTORNOVEL Transcript – BRIAR EARTH
September 2017 Reading
by Paul Tapp
ACTORNOVEL Transcript – COURAGE THE MOUSE
September 2017 Reading
by Cornelia Fick
ACTORNOVEL Transcript – BODIE
September 2017 Reading
by Anne Sweazy Kulja
ACTORSEPTEMBER 2017 Poetry Readings
Watch readings performed by Laura Kyswaty
ACTORAUGUST 2017 WINNING STORIES, SCREENPLAYS, and FILMS 
12 short films. 16 screenplays, 3 novels and short stories transcripts = 31 winning works.

Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Director: Kierston Drier

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Camera Op: Mary Cox

WILDsound Announces its September 2017 Winning Screenplays

Watch the winning screenplay readings performed by professional actors.

A record setting 23 screenplays.

2 Feature Screenplays
– STORM DRAGON, by Joey Curtis & Danny Klein
– WORD GAMES, by Joel Stern

2 TV Spec Screenplays
– QUANTICO Spec, by Leslie Lyshkob
– BOJACK HORSEMAN Spec, by Cameron Chapman

1 Fan Fiction Screenplay
– WELCOME TO CRYSTAL LAKE (Friday the 13th), by Mike Mead

7 1st Scene Screenplays
– KODAK MOMENT, by John Cruz Alarid
– CELTIC BLOOD, by Richard William Masterson
– BROTHER’S MCSHANE, by Holt Boggs
– FOREVER CHARLEE, by Hank Isaac
– THE BOXMAN, by Alexander Beale
– THE FLUTE OF PEACE, by Gunel Asgarova
– SERAPHINA, by Joe Tofuri

6 Short Screenplays
– PALACES, by Taryn Procsal
– ROSIE, by Amalia Williamson
– TWITS, by Alison McGrath
– CLEAN BEAT, by Bernhard Riedhammer
– BREAKDOWN, by J. Logan Alexander
– X-13, Asim Abraham

5 Best Scene Screenplays
– HICK, by Marianna Moneymaker
– JOYTON SHREW, by Ian Bradburn
– VENGEANCE OF THE SHREW, by Bree Katz
– LOOKING FOR REDFEATHER, by Linda Collison
– THE VOLUNTEER, by Janine Cobain & Gary McElkerney

 

WILDsound Announces its August 2017 Winning Screenplays

Watch the Winning Screenplay readings performed by professional actors at the monthly festival for August 2017:

Watch Recent Winning Readings

16 Winning Screenplays in Total!

2 Winning Feature Screenplays
– PEACE PLEDGE, by George M. Johnson
– THE LAST PRISON, by Richard Geiwitz

3 Winning TV Screenplays
– RICK & MORTY Spec, by Daniel Richardson
– EVERHART, by K. Wayman Dodd
– DISAPPEARANCE, by Jess Harris Distefano

1 Winning Fan Fiction Screenplay
– ROCKETEERS, by Gil Saint

5 1st Scene Screenplays
– WEBBED, by Robert Drusetta
– SILHOUETTE, by Lukas Hassel
– THE LEGEND OF JAMESTOWN, by Sherwin Allen
– THE GATE, by Della Vance Greenwalt
– THE BIRTHING FIELD, by Robert Thorpe

5 Short and Best Scene Screenplays
– SID, by Auriga Ifill
– DAB A DUCK TAPE, by Stephanie Annis
– KEEP SMILING, by Courtney Wallace
– EVERYONE HAS THEIR DEMONS, by Dustin Prince
– DADDY, by Bernard Leed

TV SPEC and TV PILOT FESTIVAL – Deadline August 15th

For anyone writing, I cannot recommend a better competition to enter than WILDsound. Since rewriting my script based on their constructive criticism I have placed in a handful of semifinals and finals that I don’t believe I would have reached without their feedback and continued support.
– Kim Godfrey, Eraser, TV Pilot

FULL FEEDBACK on your TV Scripts from our committee of Professional TV Writers, TV Production Heads and TV Script Consultants. Get your TV script performed by professional actors at the festival.SUBMIT your SCREENPLAY TODAY! To be eligible for the TV Screenplay Festival eventsSubmissions take 3-5 weeks for evaluation

WILDsound Television Screenplay Festival Review – Read testimonials from past submissions.
Read Festival Articles – Daily festival blog.


Why this is the #1 TV Screenplay Festival and Contest in the World today!– 0ffers screenwriters at all levels the fantastic opportunity to hear their scripts read aloud using TOP PROFESSIONAL ACTORS and showcased online for 1000s to see.

– This network currently averages over 90,000 unique visitors a day and growing.

– WATCH past and recent script winning readings! CLICK HERE and see what happens when your script wins. Now showcasing x5 more winners than in the past. At least 10 winners a month.

– One of the best places in the world for the writers to sell their script and/or obtain and agent.

– No matter what happens, you will receive full feedback on your script by our established WILDsound Reading Committee. No other place in the world will you get coverage for the price you pay.

– Even if you’re just looking for feedback of your script, this is the festival for you.

It’s there for all to see. The proof is in the viewership. These videos garner 1000s of views online. Some of the screenplay readings are more popular than actual studio films made!

– We specialize in showcasing TV PILOT and TV SPECS from past shows and making sure that when the script is ready, the writer will benefit by at least obtaining a solid agent.


The RULES are simple:

1. Write a script. Edit the heck out of it. We accept original TV pilots and TV Spec scripts from existing shows.

2. Email your script to television@wildsoundfestival.com in .pdf, .doc, .wpd, .rtf, or .fdr format.

In the body in the email please add your:
– FULL NAME
– CITY AND COUNTRY
– TITLE OF SCRIPT
– TYPE OF SCRIPT (TV pilot, TV spec)
– (optional) and a 1-2 line synopsis of your screenplay.

OR if you like to mail us your script with a check, please email us and we’ll make arrangements.

PLEASE ADD YOUR FULL CONTACT INFO (especially email address) on the title page of your script!

NEW: All submissions to this contest also get a FREE LOGLINE listing on this site. Go to the LOGLINE submission page and submit your logline information.

3. Pay the $50 submission fee via the button below or include a cheque payable to WILDsound Film Festival. Please put your full contact info (name, email address) on a title pageBuy Now Button


We also accept online submissions through Withoutabox or Film Freeway. Click on the link BELOW to submit online through these middle-man resource websites.

A note from the CEO of WILDsound: 


When I officially took over the WILDsound Writing Festival in May 2013 from the old majority ownership, the new mandate was to showcase as many scripts, novels, plays, poems, and stories as possible. No more finalists or waiting for a reading for anyone who submitted. If your story is ready, we’ll perform it no questions asked. It’s that simple. As you can see since that time, we have showcased over 300 stories/scripts at our festival and will continue to showcase 1000s more by the end of the decade. SEE HERE recent winning readings.

Our mandate first and foremost is for all the submitters is to receive professional feedback from people in your industry, and we have an excellent rotation of talent who read and give you notes on your work. And they’ll tell you what stage your writing piece is at. If it’s not ready, you can re-submit your new draft anytime. If it’s ready, then we’ll make sure thousands of people see your reading online and you will obtain an agent if you do not yet have one.

When your work is ready, it benefits everyone. The festival, the people who approved your work, and of course the writer who wrote the piece. If we feel it is not ready, there is a reason as we try to find as much ready work as possible. Some months you’ll see us performing over 40 reading videos, and no matter what we always perform at least 20 stories/scripts a month at the festival.

We have the platform on our popular network and YouTube channel to showcase many writers using our large database of professional actors always excited to perform your work.

All of the submission fees go to the writer’s feedback, and the winning videos.

Sincerely,
Matthew Toffolo, WILDsound


WATCH past and recent script winning readings! CLICK HERE and see what happens when your script wins.

There is no reading series like it!

Over the last two years WILDsound has given many screenwriters the opportunity to network with other filmmakers, distributors, agents and producers. Mainly what this contest does is give exposure to the writer. They will be able to obtain a solid agent, plus get notice by producers looking for writers to work on their scripts.

Festival Review – Read testimonials of past submitters feedback on their work.


WATCH RECENT TV SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL READINGS

ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – THE SPECTRAL CITY
July 2016 Reading
Written by Arthur Vincie
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
June 2016 Reading
Written by Linsen Oyosa
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – WILD MAGIC
June 2016 Reading
Written by Julie Nichols
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – CIVILIAN
June 2016 Reading
Written by Gina Scanlon
ACTORFAN FICTION Screenplay – SPACE 2099 (based on Space 1999)
June 2016 Reading
Written by Kevin D Story
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – THE MINDY PROJECT “Culture Club”
May 2016 Reading
Written by Katie Bero
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – THE REAPER: REBELLION “AFTERLIFE”
May 2016 Reading
Written by Mark S. MacDonald, Darsey Meredith
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – SMITHEREENS
May 2016 Reading
Written by Hershel D. Rephun
ACTORFan Fiction Screenplay – TWILIGHT ZONE “Punchline”
April 2016 Reading
Written by Jaime Medina
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – MAILROOMIES
April 2016 Reading
Written by Jacques Edeline
ACTORFan Fiction Screenplay – MAGNUM P.I.
March 2016 Reading
Written by Lew Ritter
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – REC’D
March 2016 Reading
Written by Chris Courtney Martin
ACTORBest Scene TV Pilot – MY LIFE WITH STELLA KANE
February 2016 Reading
Written by Linda Morganstein
ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – THE BIG BANG THEORY
February 2016 Reading
Written by David Minaskanian
ACTORTV PILOT Screenplay – MINDWALKER
February 2016 Reading
Written by Thorsten Loos
ACTORTV PILOT – LACIE BIDWELL
January 2016 Reading
Written by Jameel Khan
ACTORTV SPEC – UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT
January 2016 Reading
Written by Jen Turriff
ACTORTV PILOT – LIFE IN THE FAST LANE
January 2016 Reading
Written by Debi Calabro
ACTORTV SPEC – Modern Family
December 2015 Reading
Written by Debi Calabro
ACTORTV PILOT – Vincent Locke: Villain-At-Law
December 2015 Reading
Written by Christiaan Alexander Kutlik
ACTORTV SPEC – The Americans
December 2015 Reading
Written by Addison A.A. Bhuyan
ACTORTV PILOT – I Heart My Demons
December 2015 Reading
Written by Rebecca Scott
ACTORTV SPEC – Bob’s Burgers
November 2015 Reading
Written by Travis McMaster & Tony Interdonato
ACTORTV PILOT – Hail Mary
November 2015 Reading
Written by Stan Williamson
ACTORTV SPEC – Silicon Valley
October 2015 Reading
Written by Jennifer McAuliffe
ACTORTV PILOT – Westbound
October 2015 Reading
Written by Jeff Alulis
ACTORTV PILOT Reading of HOT FLASH HIGH
September 2015 Reading
Written by Molly Driscoll
ACTORTV PILOT Reading of HAUNTED HEART
August 2015 Reading
Written by Robert Herold
ACTORTV PILOT SCRIPT – WASHED UP
August 2015 Reading
Written by Leila Ben-Abdallah
ACTORFAN FICTION – DOCTOR WHO
July 2015 Reading
Written by Mark Renshaw
ACTORTV SPEC Reading of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM
August 2015 Reading
Written by Chris Agnew
ACTORTV SPEC – ORPHAN BLACK
July 2015 Reading
Written by Jacqueline Bircher
ACTORTV PILOT – RUST
July 2015 Reading
Written by Cody Carson
ACTORTV SPEC SCRIPT – FAMILY GUY
June 2015 Reading
Written by Dan Chan
ACTORTV PILOT SCRIPT – SEX THERAPY
June 2015 Reading
Written by Michelle J Brezinski
ACTORTV SPEC SCRIPT – IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA
June 2015 Reading
Written by Keith Black
ACTORTV SPEC: GIRLS “Camping”
May 2015 Reading
Written by Yolanda R. Easiley
ACTORTV PILOT: REDEEMING GRACE
May 2015 Reading
Written by WL Gorman
ACTORTV SPEC: NEW GIRL “Career Day”
May 2015 Reading
Written by Melissa K. Willis
ACTORTV PILOT – FAUST
May 2015 Reading
Written by Niel Thompson
ACTORTV SPEC – JESSIE “We Don’t Have a Clooney”
May 2015 Reading
Written by Giuseppe LiMandri
ACTORTV SPEC – COUGAR TIME “Jammin Me”
May 2015 Reading
Written by Felicity Flesher
ACTORTV SPEC – ARROW “Second Chances”
March 2015 Reading
Written by Molly Driscoll
ACTORTV PILOT – NO LOVE DOVES
March 2015 Reading
Written by Alexandre Kounde
ACTORTV SPEC – VEEP
February 2015 Reading
Written by Emily Cirillo

 

TV Show Pitch: Work in Progress by Stephanie Yuhas

LOGLINE PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Work in Progress

Written by: Stephanie Yuhas

Type: TV show

Genre: Comedy

Logline: An aspiring puppeteer leaves her over-protective immigrant family to pursue an arts degree, but her dreams and inner doubts manifest themselves as puppets that only she can see and hear.

Synopsis: Maggie, an aspiring puppeteer, leaves her over-protective, old-world family to persue her dreams at Philadelphia Arts College. She has no money, no job, and no knowledge of the city that comes instinctively to her peers. And even in her dorm, she has been grouped with other outcasts. To make matters worse, her overprotective family has instilled her with an unhealthy combination of guilt and fear that wrestle with her hopes and dreams, each side taking the form of a puppet. Is everybody around Maggie crazy? Or is it just her? Now she must navigate school, work, and her social life with all her inner thoughts whispering in her ear.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

Have a logline? Submit your logline to the festival for FREE Today.

WILDsound Announces the TV PILOT Screenplay Winner for July 2016

Watch the winning TV PILOT screenplay winner for July 2016.

TV PILOT Screenplay – THE SPECTRAL CITY
July 2016 Reading
Written by Arthur Vincie

http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_spectral_city.html

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Sci-Fi, War, Supernatural

Three refugees, thrown together by chance, flee a modern-day civil war set in an unspecified country. Evading the army, rebels, bandits, gods, and demons, they head to the one place no one dares go – the Haunted City at the heart of the country. There they seek out the White Witch, who rules the City and who’s either their ticket out or their worst nightmare.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Susan Wilson
JULIET – Courtney Keir
ISHMAEL – Brandon Knox
THEO/MATTHEW – Julian Ford
STEVEN/ADJAI – Sean Ballantyne
JIM – David Guthrie
NURIYAH – Meghan Allen

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson