Fan Fiction Pilot of GILLIGAN’S ISLAND OF THE DEAD by Jerry Kokich

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Watch the Winning Fan Fiction Screenplay for November 2016.

CAST LIST:NARRATOR – Mallory Palmer
SKIPPER – Peter Nelson
GILLIGAN – Hugh Ritchie
GINGER – Kheon Clarke
MR. HOWELL – Julian Ford
MARY ANN – Angelica Alejandro
LOVEY – Kelci Stephenson

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A reinvention of the popular series with the same castaways (reinvented) who end up having to fight off Zombies during the night on the far away island.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your fan fiction screenplay about?

“Gilligan’s Island of The Dead” is a reboot of the classic TV comedy, with everything turned on its head… and zombies!

Why does this modern day twist of the iconic TV show work?

With updated characters, including Gilligan and The Skipper as a gay couple, and the Howells as the Madoffs hiding from the Feds, the series also capitalizes on the current zombie craze.

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Winning Feature Screenplay – DUE SOUTH by Evan R Schullery

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Watch the Winning Feature Screenplay for November 2016.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Val Cole
GUS – Cory Bertrand
AL – Matthew Lawrence
CARL – Peter-Mark Raphael
BEAVER – Vince Jerad
FRAN – Andrea Lawrence
VARIOUS – Cassandra Guthrie

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure

Gus, a misfit goose who can’t fly, gets left behind by his family migrating south for the winter. He sets off to look for his family; along with Beaver, who wants to find his own family he lost as a young beaver. And Carl, a scrawny squirrel who is lovesick for an uninterested porcupine.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

A bratty gosling who can’t fly is abandoned by his family when they migrate south, so he undertakes the journey on webbed foot with two furry companions and a questionable “instink.”

What genres does your screenplay under?

“Due South” is an…

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Best Scene Screenplay Reading of REACH FOR THE SKY by Eric Carlson

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Watch the November 2016 Winning Best Scene Screenplay.

Best Scene from REACH FOR THE SKY Screenplay

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Andrea Lawrence
BUCK – Cory Bertrand
JONES – Vince Jerad
GHAN – Peter-Mark Raphael
LIZZY – Cassandra Guthrie

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Family, Drama, Biography

In 1964, a young idealistic industrial arts teacher accepts a teaching job in a small rural Missouri high school where he defies the status quo and motivates a group of poor performing students to build an airplane that he promises to fly.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Based on a true story: In 1964, a young idealistic industrial arts teacher (Bill Ghan) accepts a teaching job in a small rural Missouri high school where he defies the status quo and motivates a group of poor performing students to build an airplane that he promises to fly.

As a footnote, Bill Ghan…

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Best Scene Screenplay Reading of WAITING TO CRUMBLE by John Ott

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Watch the November 2016 winning best scene screenplay.

Best Scene from WAITING TO CRUMBLE Screenplay

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Andrea Lawrence
IRENE – Val Cole
BOBBY – Vince Jerad
STU – Peter-Mark Raphael
VICTORIA – Cassandra Guthrie
ROB – Matthew Lawrence

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy

Separated from his wife Barbara in the nursing home in which they live, Stuart White befriends Rob Jefferies, a new resident. Soon their friendship turns into more and Stu and Rob become romantically involved.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

It’s about two elderly men who live in a nursing home and who fall in love with each other. One is a widower, and the other’s wife has dementia. Their families have very mixed reactions to the love affair. It’s also about issues of aging and how that affects love and sex.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Probably…

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Watch Winning TV SPEC Screenplay of UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT by Sarah Cassell

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The NOVEMBER 2016 Winning TV Screenplay 

TV SPEC of THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT
Written by Sarah Cassell

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR – Benjamin Camenzuli
KIMMY – Cass Van Wyck
TITUS – Percy Alexander Harris
JACQUELINE – Jane Smythe
LILLIAN – Becky Shrimpton
WILL – Hugh Ritchie
RUSS – Paul Whitaker

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy

Kimmy creates a fake account on a millionaire dating website to help Jacqueline gain self-esteem.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your TV Spec screenplay “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” about?

My spec “Kimmy Learns to Catfish!” is, at its core, about learning to accept emotional baggage. Everywhere but the core, it’s about Kimmy accidentally setting up a date with Jacqueline from a completely fake online dating account.

How does this screenplay fit into the context of the show?

This episode comes into play immediately after the end of season two. Each character revisits something in their past…

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Died Today (November 16th): William Holden (1918–1981)

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williamholden.jpg William Holden

Born: William Franklin Beedle Jr.
April 17, 1918 in O’Fallon, Illinois, USA

Died: November 16, 1981 (age 63) in Santa Monica, California, USA

Let’s face it, it’s pretty difficult to kiss someone who is a stranger. I don’t think anyone in movies enjoys playing a love scene. Kissing someone is an intimate act, and when you have to do it in front of other people it’s not easy.

Sunset Blvd.Sunset Blvd.
1950
dir. Wilder
starring
Holden
Gloria Swanson
movie posterTHE WILD BUNCH
1969
dir. Sam Peckinpah
Starring:
William Holden
Ernest Borgnine
BORN YESTERDAYBorn Yesterday
1950
dir. George Cukor
Cast
Judy Holliday
Broderick Crawford
STALAG 17Stalag 17
1953
dir. Billy Wilder
Cast
Don Taylor
William Holden
SABRINASabrina
1954
dir. Wilder
starring
Humphrey Bogart
Audrey Hepburn
Holden
EXECUTIVE SUITEExecutive Suite
1954
dir. Robert Wise
Starring
Holden
Barbara Stanwyck
June Allyson
THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAIThe Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
dir. David Lean
Cast
Alec Guinness
William Holden

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Died Today (November 16th): Clark Gable (1901–1960)

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clarkgable.jpgClark Gable (1901–1960)

Born: February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio, USA
Died: November 16, 1960 (age 59) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Kay Williams (11 July 1955 – 16 November 1960) (his death) (1 child)
Sylvia Ashley (20 December 1949 – 21 April 1952) (divorced)
Carole Lombard (29 March 1939 – 16 January 1942) (her death)
Maria Franklin Gable (19 July 1931 – 4 March 1939) (divorced)
Josephine Dillon (13 December 1924 – 1 April 1930) (divorced)

The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. He’s got to have some inner standards worth fighting for or there won’t be any way to bring him into conflict. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song…

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Read NEW Stage Play Story Loglines

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Deadline October 10th: STAGE PLAY Festival. Get play performed by #actors. FULL FEEDBACK
http://www.wildsound.ca/play_contest.html

Title: Scoop
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/scoop_by_yair_packer.html
Written by: Yair Packer
Type: Stage Play
Genre: Drama, Political, Mystery

Title: The Wife and the Mistressess
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_wife_and_the_mistresses_by_dorcas.html
Written by: Dorcas
Type: Stage Play
Genre: Crime, Mystery

Title: Kill The Kabuki
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/kill_the_kabuki_by_jamahl_peavey.html
Written by: Jamahl Peavey
Type: Stage Play
Genre: Action, Supernatural, Thriller

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Read NEW SHORT FILM Loglines and Story Ideas

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Deadline: FEATURE Screenplay Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Title: Off The Beaten Track
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/off_the_beaten_track_by_alan_power.html
Written by: Alan Power
Type: Short Film
Genre: Drama

Title: FEAR
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/fear_by_jesse_prevost.html
Written by: Jesse Prevost
Type: Short Film
Genre: Mystery/Suspense

Title: when god have a will episode 1…no pray no help
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/when_god_have_a_will_episode_1_no_pray_no_help_by_jiwo_lesmono.html
Written by: Jiwo Lesmono
Type: Short Film
Genre: Action, Horror

Title: Vengeance
http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/vengeance_by_victor_picena.html
Written by: Victor Picena
Type: Short Film
Genre: Western, Drama

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Best Scene Reading – Le Chat Noir by Paula Sewell

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Watch Best Scene Reading of LE CHAT NOIR:

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy

A tough alley cat detective teams with the pets of an upscale neighborhood to find a missing black cat, and uncovers a deeper mystery.

CAST LIST:

NARRATOR/TWINK – Danielle Nicole
CLANCY – Geoff Mays
MICKEN – Hugh Ritchie
BIGGIE – Scott McCulloch

Get to know writer Paula Sewell:

1. What is your feature screenplay about?

A tough alley cat detective teams with the pets of an upscale neighborhood to and a missing black cat, and uncovers a deeper mystery.

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

This movie is not only a modern day noir, and a mystery, it is also about family, and what makes a family.

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

Pet Noir

4. What movie have you seen…

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