Interview with Screenwriter Christine L. Keefer, SPRING FORWARD

Get to know the writer:

 1. What is your screenplay about?

An advertising associate from Los Angeles, is about to embark on a most desired promotion when she is asked to accompany some very special clients in New York for a Sunday brunch. She celebrates her promotion on a Saturday night, forgets to set her clocks ahead for daylight savings time, misses her flight, loses her job and starts a process of soul searching, metamorphic events that change her life for the better.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama

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

In these times, there are a lot of us out there soul searching to find our true selves and what resonates with us. However, most of us are doing what we can do to just survive. It’s really hard to let go of what we know and venture out there to do what we love. This movie hopefully will help a lot of people who are unhappy with what they are doing and maybe go outside of their box to do what they love. It’s difficult and risky, but rewarding.

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

essential metamorphosis

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

My Dinner With Andre

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

6 months

7. How many stories have you written?

3 screenplays

8. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the
most times in your life?)

Imagine by John Lennon

9. What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

I wrote it in my sister’s garage with barely any ventilation and a plethora of spiders.

10. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Music, art, dance

11. You entered your screenplay via FilmFreeway. What has been your
experiences working with the submission platform site?

The submission site made it incredibly easy for me to follow up on their instructions.

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

.I believed my screenplay was good enough to enter. My feelings were of shock because it was quite awhile since I submitted it, so I thought perhaps it was a no go. Pleasantly surprised

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Genre: Drama

An advertising associate from Los Angeles, is about to embark on a most desired promotion when she is asked to accompany some very special clients in New York for a Sunday brunch. She celebrates her promotion on a Saturday night, forgets to set her clocks ahead for daylight savings time, misses her flight, loses her job and starts a process of soul searching, metamorphic events that change her life for the better.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Laura Kyswaty
Dana: Jane Smythe
Adam: Allan Michael Brunet

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