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Video Pitch for Shadow Brother, by George Tysley (Feature Film)

Title: Shadow Brother

Written by: George Tysley

Type: Feature Film

Genre: Crime

Logline: A deranged multi-millionaire murders himself and goes on a bloody revenge spree against his perceived enemies.

Get to know the writer:

What is your story about?

Story themes are essentially self-destruction and opportunism that reveal the darker side of human nature.

Why should people know this story?

Like pretty well any story, the aim as to why anyone would be interested in this particular one has to do with igniting an emotional connexion and, hopefully, creating an entertainment.

This story has a lot going for it. How would you describe this story in two words?

Two words to describe: Shock Opening.

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Movie most seen – probably Singin in the Rain.

How long have you been working on this story?

Hours spent on story – would guess at about 30.

How many stories have you written?

Stories written – about 30, with about 8 published, two winning in competitions and second place in another.

What motivated you to write this story?

Seeing a good idea was the motivation for writing the story, which would be pretty much the same answer for any story.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Other passions: movies, theatre, novels, short stories and screenplays,
jazz, politics, psychology – is that enough? – Oh, and the opposite sex.

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

Wouldn’t pump up to offer advice.

Video Pitch for Burn Through Me by Shawn McCormack (Feature Film)

Title of Story: Burn Through Me

Written by: Shawn McCormack

Pitch: The past will come back to haunt two old friends when their daughters are kidnapped by a disturbed and violent man with his own troubled history

Genre: Thriller

Get to know the writer:

What is your story about?

Burn Through Me is about a young father and his best friend, trying to rescue their young daughters from a troubled guy from their past.

Why should people know this story?

People should know about this story, because I believe it’s something different from the other father daughter action thriller movies. This movie shows how far a father would go to rescue his child and the love a father has for his child.

This story has a lot going for it. How would you describe this story in two words?

Don’t bully

What movie have you seen the most in your life?

The movie that I have seen most in my life, is my all-time favourite movie, The Lion King

How long have you been working on this story?

I have been working on this story for a few years now. It actually started as a War of 1812 concept and just evolved to the story it is now.

How many stories have you written?

I’ve written a bunch of stories of the course of my life so far. But this would be the first story I’ve actually completed. I’m in the mist of completing my second screenplay.

What motivated you to write this story?

What motivated me to write this story, was that I wanted to show the true nature of bullying and the impact it has on people and the consequences those actions have.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Apart from writing, I’m an aspiring chef. Been cooking for the last decade.

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

The only tips or advice I can pass on to other writers, is to never give up on your dream. The journey of writing sucks, but the reward you get out at the finish line is amazing. Persistence is the key in this line of work.