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Dimitri Devyatkin – February 2017 Short Screenplay Winner

Winning Screenplay – BOOM
Written by Dimitri DevyatkinCAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Andrea Meister
HIKER – Gabriel Cameron
VOICE – Brian Carleton

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy

A hiker suffers a terrible fall and tries to reason with God.


Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Life, death, reason, religion, belief.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Mind-bursting, philosophical, poetic entertainment, comedy

How would you describe this script in two words?

A “few matters” to clear up!

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This screenplay is exactly designed to be a 1 page film. It can give two actors a chance to perform really deep roles, requiring passion and vibrant meaning. It is built like a Japanese Haiku. Please invite two truly passionate actors to perform the roles!

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

Modern Times, Day at the Races

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

All my life

How many stories have you written?

30+

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

experiences in my own life – seeing life and death, realizing how fragile our existence is.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

None

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Film making, media projects, peace and justice on Earth.

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

This is now the 4th play I’ve submitted. I have yet to hear any feedback and would deeply appreciate hearing from any of you! Plus or minus, good or bad. Anything! Please send comments or critique. I will happily call or communicate with you more with my feedback as well/ if you like!

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

Dimitri Devyatkin – January 2017 SHORT Screenplay Winner

Watch the January 2017 1pg. Short Screenplay Reading.

Best Scene from the screenplay PFFF Screenplay
Written by Dimitri DevyatkinCAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Val Cole
PATIENT – Nick Wicht
DOCTOR – Charles Gordon

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy

A doctor tries to help in a difficult case.

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

A patient with a difficult problem comes to a doctor. The doctor is able to help the patient, but when he presents the bill, the patient is furious and refuses the doctor’s cure.

What genres does your screenplay under?

comedy, dirty jokes

How would you describe this script in two words?

gas attack

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

pure fun, slapstick humor

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

Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin), A Day at the Races (Marx Brothers)

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

Two days

How many stories have you written?

2 long screenplays, 15 shorts

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

to make a play that is so funny that the actors can hardly hold their laughter. In grade school, I was the crack up king. I could make the whole class crack up with laughter.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

none

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

history, politics, culture, art, movies

What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?

A fun script, look forward to hear any feedback. Please send feedback, comments, advice, critique. —

Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Keep trying. Don’t give up.

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson


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Dimitri Devyatkin – September 2016 SHORT Screenplay Winner

SAMMY’S PARROT
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin
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CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Julian Ford
SAMMY – Donald Molnar
PARROT – Nick Hendrick Wicht
BELINDA – Katelyn Varadi

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy

Sammy’s Parrot is about a very dirty-mouthed parrot, whose proclivity to use swear words becomes a huge liability when Sammy gets married. Sammy avoids telling his fiance about the foul-mouthed bird until it is too late and a difficult circumstance ensues.


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WATCH Past Short Screenplay Readings 

ACTORSHORT Screenplay – SOMETHING UNDER THE BED
August 2016 Reading
Written by Scott Pittock
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – DELTA SELECTION
August 2016 Reading
Written by Marty Smith
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – VESTIGES OF A LIFE
August 2016 Reading
Written by Christopher Willis
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – THE CONFESSIONAL
August 2016 Reading
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin
ACTORSHORT Screenplay – DRAC S CAFE
August 2016 Reading
Written by Dimitri Devyatkin
ACTORSHORT Story – THE STORM
August 2016 Reading
Written by Buffy Sammons

 

Part 1 – War Feature Film Pitches and Loglines

War Screenplay Festival Contest. Due Date August 31st:
http://www.wildsound.ca/war_contest.html

Part 1 – War Feature Film Movie Pitches:

Title: The Frank Wills Story
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_frank_wills_story_by_ann_iwobi.html
Written by: Ann Iwobi
Genre: Biopic
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: InvasionEarth.2055
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/invasion_earth_2055_by_travis_watkins.html
Written by: Travis Watkins
Genre: Sci-Fi/War/Fantasy
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: FEROCIOUS: John Paul Jones and Catherine the Great
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/ferocious_by_dimitri_devyatkin.html
Written by: Dimitri Devyatkin
Genre: History, Biography, Drama, War
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: IGNITION
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/ignition_ade_adepegba.html
Written by: Ade Adepegba
Genre: Action, War, Adventure
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: BLOOD ON THE SNOW
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/blood_in_the_snow_by_niall_cassin.html
Written by: Niall Cassin
Type: Feature Script
Genre: War, Action

Title: Adventus
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/adventus_by_leaveil_ricketts.html
Written by: Leaveil Ricketts
Genre: Sci-Fi
Type: Feature Script

Title: Last Full Measure
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/last_full_measure_by_cameron_lovas.html
Written by: Cameron Lovas
Genre: War, History, Thriller
Type: Feature Script

Title: MAELSTROM
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/maelstrom_by_christopher_mick_and_nick_bain.html
Written by: Christopher Mick & Nick Bain
Type: Feature Script
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War.

Title: The Memory War
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_memory_war_adam_pachter.html
Written by: Adam Pachter
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Sci-Fi

Title: Emmett’s Story
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/emmetts_story_by_john_nordlinger.html
Written by: John Nordlinger
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: True Drama, Action, War

Title: Fallen Hero
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/fallen_hero_by_titus_robinson.html
Written by: Titus Robinson
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: War, Drama, Supernatural, Thriller

Title: Bugs Gunner
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/bugs_gunner_by_therese_andre.html
Written by: Therese Andre
Type: Feature Film
Genre: War.

Title: THE SECRET WAR
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_secret_war_by_bill_hoversten-davis.html
Written by: Bill Hoversten-Davis
Type: Feature Film
Genre: Action, Horror, War

Title: Soldier of Tomorrow
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/soldier_of_tomorrow_by_shannon_giedieviells.html
Written by: Shannon Giedieviells
Type: Feature Film
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, War

Title: The Angel of Kobane
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_angel_of_kobane_by_sal_haider.html
Written by: Sal Haider
Type: Feature Screenplay
Genre: Action, Thriller, War

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Also, Free logline submissions. The Writing Festival network averages over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
Great way to get your story out: http://www.wildsound.ca/logline.html

Deadlines TODAY to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca

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Today’s Feature Screenplay Story Pitches

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 Feature Screenplay Loglines:

Title: MY FRIEND OF THE MIRROR
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/my_friend_of_the_mirror_by_mariano_amezage.html
Written by: Mariano Amezage
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: NIGHTS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/nights_by_marilia_lobao.html
Written by: Marilia Lobao
Genre: Thriller
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: RAMP RATS
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/ramp_rats_by_kim_delgado.html
Written by: Kim Delgado
Genre: Action, Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: GIVE WAY
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/give_way_by_anthonia_beddall.html
Written by: Anthonia Beddall
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: LOST IN TORONTO
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/lost_in_toronto_by_siobhan_beyer.html
Written by: Siobhan Beyer
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: Who’s Your Daddy
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/whos_your_daddy_by_richard_c_rosenblum.html
Written by: Richard C. Rosenblum
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: The Show to Die For
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/to_show_to_die_for_by_martin_cox.html
Written by: Martin Cox
Genre: Drama, Family.
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: THE ROAD TO ROSARITO
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_road_to_rosarito_by_solomon_osayande_jr.html
Written by: Solomon Osayande Jr.
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: RETIRE WITH A VIEW
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/retire_with_a_view_by_behzad_sedghi.html
Written by: Behzad Sedghi
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller,
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: CHRONICLES OF LINDA
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/chronicles_of_linda_by_karina_shaydullina.html
Written by: Karina Shaydullina
Genre: Drama
Type: FEATURE SCRIPT

Title: THE PROPHET
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_prophet_by_keith_adams.html
Written by: Keith Adams
Genre: Drama
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: Holy Cream Puff
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/holy_cream_puff_by_nicolas_ardanaz.html
Written by: Nicolas Ardanaz
Genre: Comedy/Drama/Family
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: FEROCIOUS: John Paul Jones and Catherine the Great
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/ferocious_by_dimitri_devyatkin.html
Written by: Dimitri Devyatkin
Genre: History, Biography, Drama, War
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: HITLER’S ASTROLOGER
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/hitlers_astrologer_by_david_bryant_perkins.html
Written by: David Bryant Perkins
Genre: Historical Drama
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: The Contractor
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_contractor_by_berdine_lavoy.html
Written by: Berdine LaVoy
Genre: Drama, Crime
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: OPEN FIELD
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/open_field_by_mark_trimmer.html
Written by: Mark Trimmer
Genre: Drama, Sports
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: JUST SOUTH OF INNOCENT
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/just_south_of_innocent_by_robert_mccarty.html
Written by: Robert McCarty
Genre: Drama
Type: Feature Screenplay

Title: THE REDEMPTION OF JOHN PARKER
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_redemption_of_john_parker_by_john_connell.html
Written by: John Connell
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Type: Feature Screenplay

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Deadline March 15th: SUBMIT your FEATURE Screenplay to the Writing Festival:

http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

– Get FULL FEEDBACK on your script. Winners get their script performed by professional actors at the Writing Festival!

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READ 100s of testimonials for past submitters –

http://www.wildsound.ca/wildsound_festival_review.html