Interview with Screenwriter J. L. Paxxiel (BTW I’m An Alien)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? J. L. Paxxiel: It’s the parallel life of Trevor Noah within our multiverse and creatively weave things Trevor Noah has said in his podcast, TV show, book, and comedy tours. It touches on diversity and shows the power of a family working together. They are a quirky and… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter J. L. Paxxiel (BTW I’m An Alien)

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Interview with Screenwriter Johnny Cruz (REPAIR THE CARROWS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Johnny Cruz: It’s about a father who has to re-enter the world and round up his estranged children, so they can see their mother before she passes. But what it’s really “about” is the different arguments and perspectives around keeping families together. Some families are worth keeping together and… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Johnny Cruz (REPAIR THE CARROWS)

Interview with Screenwriter Heather Farlinger (NO GOOD DEED)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Heather Farlinger: My screenplay is based on the life of Oliver Wellington Sipple, who was a decorated marine and wounded Vietnam veteran with PTSD, who heroically saved the life of President Ford from an assassin’s bullet. The would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, actually fired twice, and Mr. Sipple… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Heather Farlinger (NO GOOD DEED)

Interview with Winner Screenwriter Greg Emmerth (PALMETTO)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Greg Emmerth: On a basic level, a wayward son returns home for his mother’s birthday. On a slightly deeper level, it’s about how people allow the past, and past grievances and holding onto pain for far too long, to hobble their present lives. 2. What genres does your… Continue reading Interview with Winner Screenwriter Greg Emmerth (PALMETTO)

Interview with Screenwriter Federico Vicino (Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Federico Vicino: Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist is about a dark horse candidate running for a seat in Missouri’s House of Representatives. Set on the heels of a near-apocalyptic nuclear winter, his platform is to fuse the best characteristics of capitalism and socialism to help the common person realize… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Federico Vicino (Karl Reagan: The Capitalist-Communist)

Interview with Screenwriter Danica Edelbrock (SHADOW DANCE)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Danica Edelbrock: Shadow Dance is about a young woman finding her way in a fast city. She slows down to enjoy the subtle beauty of nature around her, transforming her life moving forward. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? Shadow Dance is a drama. 3. Why… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Danica Edelbrock (SHADOW DANCE)

Interview with Screenwriter Bennett Weinschenk (FOR BLOOD)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Bennett Weinschenk: Well, beside the obvious rescue mission, I’d say the film is about familial love, and learning how to be vulnerable. That it’s okay to show love as a vulnerable thing; it’s not something you need to protect yourself from. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Bennett Weinschenk (FOR BLOOD)

Interview with Screenwriter KD Farris (LOVE NEVER SLEEPS)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? KD Farris: It’s the story of a woman whose magical view of the Universe as a child, crosses into her present reality. It’s about the way in which our childhood view can be a more accurate portrayal of who we are boundaries in her adulthood, pathing the way… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter KD Farris (LOVE NEVER SLEEPS)

Interview with Screenwriter John Ravitz (THE WRONG CANDIDATE)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? John Ravitz: A Well financed terrorist organization has trained operatives since they were children; when they finally have viable candidate to run for president, the current president sets into motion a plan to put his own successor into the Oval Office. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter John Ravitz (THE WRONG CANDIDATE)

Interview with Screenwriter Andrew Moodie (TORONTO THE GOOD)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about? Andrew Moodie: An African-Canadian defense attorney has to defend a white female officer for killing a black youth. 2. What genres does your screenplay fall under? Legal drama. 3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie? This will be the first Canadian film that deals with… Continue reading Interview with Screenwriter Andrew Moodie (TORONTO THE GOOD)