Interview with Screenwriter Ken White (TWO WOMEN)

1. What is your screenplay about?

A mother and daughter meet in a cemetery for a quick chat, while the daughter is apparently on a lunch break. The feeling is that they have been estranged from each other and they are reconciling their relationship so they can both move forward.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

On the face of it Two Women is a slice of life drama, but once the context is revealed it could be described almost as a love story.

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

Although brief, there is a message within the story for everyone about not waiting to say the things you want to say to the ones you love. There may be less time than one thinks.

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

Funny, Moving.

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

Some Like it Hot

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

A few months in between other projects.

7. How many stories have you written?

I couldn’t say, lots…

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

Pocket Full of Bourbon by Tom Waits

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

Life, other works, an emotionally needy pug.

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

I try to play guitar and blues harmonica.

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

I have found FilmFreeway so easy to use and a great portal for finding appropriate festivals for my writing.

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

I have just started to properly break into writing and wanted to get some kind of feedback to see whether I could make the grade. I was overwhelmed by the feedback from Wildsound, it was so encouraging and has inspired me to persist in writing.

Watch the Screenplay Reading:

Maria and her daughter Stephanie have a heart to heart conversation.


Narration: Sean Ballantyne
Stephanie: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Maria: Kyana Teresa

By matthewtoffolo

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

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