Interview with Screenwriter Michael Gavino (The Adorables)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Michael Gavino: When a young ocelot and a young anacoda go on an unauthorized journey to a big city, they find out that the human world is filled with wonder, humor, and danger.

2. What genres does your screenplay under?


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

This screenplay will make you laugh and it will move you. You can’t help but fall in love with the characters.

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

Fun, Wonder

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

Citizen Kane

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

Many years.

7. How many stories have you written?


8. What motivated you to write this screenplay?

In a time of such turmoil, it is time for a little laughter and wonder.

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

There are huge time pressures. Like so many I have too much to do in too few hours.

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

I am passionate about acting, teaching, and helping others

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

In the end, if you have a story, stick with it and let it motivate you.

Watch the Screenplay Reading: 


Oscar Sr – 5 – Brian Carleton
Oscar Jr – 5 – Jolly Amaoko
Ofelia – 11 – Stephanie Herrera
Carlos – 14 – Russell Batcher



By matthewtoffolo

Filmmaker and sports fan. CEO of the WILDsound Film and Writing Festival

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