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Fame Fatale | Michael James Daly

Logline for Fame Fatale

"Michael visits a horror fan convention to take his mind off losing what would be his 'big break,' but a couple snide comments from some filmmaker panelists might just make him snap."

About Michael James Daly

 Michael James Daly is from Charleston, SC and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He has been performing and getting rejected basically since he was a sperm. Some of his recent credits include A Nuns Curse, starring Felissa Rose and Damian Maffie, CBS's The inspectors, Valor, and CNN's United Shades Of America. 

Fame Fatale is Michaels first screenplay.  It has been accepted into The NYC Horror Film Festival, Oregon Scream Week, The Crimson Horror Screen Film Festival, and has won 2nd place at The international Scifi/Horror Film Festival, and was a finalist for best unproduced short screen play at Genreblast, 
 
Michael is so grateful, honored, and humbled at the reception Fame Fatale has gotten and cannot wait to write more!!

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Trixie | Stephanie A. Moore

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"College roommates bond over an unexpected event."

About Stephanie A. Moore

Stephanie Moore is a screenwriter from Cincinnati, Ohio. She began writing at an early age but quickly became discouraged after receiving critical feedback on a TV pilot she wrote. After studying and honing her writing skills, the pilot went on to place in the Top 100 of the 2010 Table Read My Screenplay Contest and she hasn’t stopped writing since.
 
Her short screenplay, Trixie, was a Cindependent Film Festival screenplay selection for 2019, which she’s currently developing into a TV pilot series.
 
She has served as an associate producer for an episodic series pilot, volunteered as an editor for The Scriptwriters Network Foundation and as an event coordinator for The American Black Film Festival.

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Super Nancy | Valerie Schwartfigure

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"A 68 year old widow with special needs cats accepts an invitation to a top-secret superhero training academy. But the doctor running the academy is familiar, and she begins to suspect he has ulterior motives."

About Valerie Schwartfigure

Valerie Schwartfigure is a screenwriter and counselor from Mansfield, Ohio with a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She believes in the little things in life that keep people sane: rest, play, and caramel drizzle.
She is most known for her feature length family/fantasy script MELODY OF THE SEA, which has now been a part of more than ten film festivals and won multiple international awards.

Her TV Pilot, SUPER NANCY, the subject of the Script Shop podcast, won "Best Dialogue in a Short" at Action on Film Megafest in Las Vegas and has had table reads in Vegas, Cleveland and Cincinnati (thanks Cindependent!) Valerie's short script, JUST FOR ATTENTION, is also doing well in festivals internationally, and she will be directing/producing it this fall.

Valerie earned the Aristotle Award from Script Summit for being a writer who is always learning and growing. She was also a semifinalist for the FinalDraft fellowship to Stowe Story Labs, which she recently had the honor of attending.

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The Club for Dying People | Joe Milici

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"Alex lives in a small town but never has she felt more alone. With an unfortunate diagnosis, she does not have much time left. But after a spark of inspiration, she decides to find others like her and form 'The Club for Dying People'."

About Joe Milici

Joe Milici began his career in film at a young age with stop-motion animation in 2010. Like most kids his age making videos, Joe took to YouTube to broadcast his skits to show friends and family. 5 years would pass before Joe would return to filmmaking once again. Joe returned to making various skits and short films, such as "Spencer's Story" and "The Boy on The Bike". He also began producing, with his first two credited producer roles scheduled for late 2018 and a directing/producing credit for late 2019.

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Crippled | Zak Seidman

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"An emotional and physical horror film about a man living with Muscular Dystrophy and the metaphorical journey of dealing with incompetent nurses."

About Zak Seidman

Zak is an experimental filmmaker from Baltimore, MD and cofounder of the production company Unicorn Propaganda. As a filmmaker, he has won awards from around the globe for his experimental and narrative short films such as: In a Tree Full of Rain, Mother's Intuition, Projections, and Lucid Memories. When he is not working on his own films, Zak can be found in the credits of such work as Jackie, House of Cards, Leda, The Enemy Within, and American Ninja Warrior. He also works part time as a Freelance Videographer/Gaffer in the DMV area.

GoFundMe: www.gofundme.com/a9bjdu-crippled

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Script Shop 100

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Over dinner the Script Shop team talks about the last 99 episodes, some randomness, and nonsense - with a special treat hidden somewhere within. We dare you to listen!

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No Place Like Home | Mary Alexandra Stiefvater

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"Set in the not too distant future, No Place Like Home, begs the question where does real life end and virtual life begin?"

About Mary Alexandra Stiefvater

Mary Alexandra Stiefvater was educated at The University of California at Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater, she also studied French cinema and philosophy abroad at the Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III) and Le Centre Parisien d'Études Critiques.  After graduation, she moved to England to train at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

In order to sustain longevity in the ever-changing entertainment industry, she branched out from acting into producing and writing.  In 2006 she produced the award-winning short film, Bad Habits, with the production company she helped found, Habit Forming Films.  Stiefvater then produced Wedding for One and 11-44, both directed by Kristina Lloyd.  The two met in acting class at UCLA and have collaborated on several projects together.  After many years of co-writing, her first, solo, full-length script, Squaw, was nominated for Best Screenplay in two festivals.  In 2012, her first books, In My Contrary Garden (a photography book) and Cocoa For Saturdays (a poetry book) were published.  Her sophomore effort, On The Merry-Go-Round (a poetry book), was published in fall of 2013 followed by several other books including From Grace,  What Grief Stole, Of The Americas: West, Of The Americas: East and The May Project.

Mary Alexandra continues to work as a producer, actress, model, screenwriter, photographer and poet.  She has several films coming out in 2019 and 2020 including, You’re Fine, an untitled experimental and No Place Like Home.

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The Hit | Clint Horvath

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"In the midst of his hired kill, a Hitman is visited by his drug abused Uncle and learns the essence of life from his six-year-old cousin."

About Clint Horvath

Clint Horvath, originally from Detroit, Michigan moved to Florida to attend college. He received his bachelors in science with studies in visual effects and motion graphics. Later he attended grad school and received a masters in fine arts in creative writing. His thesis went on to become a finalist in the All-Access Screenwriting Competition. Over the course of the last decade, he has won numerous awards for his writing and short films. He has worked for a local news station, two franchise sports teams and currently a sports television network. He continues to write and direct short films. He's is now gearing up for his upcoming feature film. He lives in Fort Lauderdale with his wife and two children.

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Lunch Meat | Mike Hale

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"In order to get out of a poisonous relationship, a confused twenty-something enlists the help of his stoner best friend and his disgusting roommate."

About Mike Hale

A professional musician turned filmmaker, Michael Hale is a writer, director, editor from Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been showcased at dozens of film festivals all over the world. When not working on films or music videos, he is a film professor at Atlanta Tech.

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The Governor’s Ball | Marti King Young

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"A quiet dinner party with a terrible family during a campaign. What could go wrong?"

About Marti King Young

Marti King Young is an award winning filmmaker and author of the book “Help! I Have An Audition! Now What?”

Her short film, STOLEN, which she wrote, traveled the overseas festival circuit, and earned her the Best Director award at the Miami Beach Film Festival in 2018. Her current film, THE ADVENTURES OF WONDERBOY is currently traveling the festival circuit and has been seen in London, Athens, Palermo, and in various stateside festivals.

Marti recently worked as the assistant to James Wan, Dave Newstadter and Victoria Palmeri on the feature film ANNABELLE COMES HOME. She also was the producer’s assistant on the international hit movie AFTER, as well as the ABC series Kevin (Probably) Saves The World.

Marti’s screenwriting credits include the award winning BOUND AND BAGGED, BOUNTY MOMMA, THE GOVERNOR’S BALL, THE ADVENTURES OF WONDERBOY (co-written with Elijah Haney) and a few more. She’s ghostwritten screenplays which you’ve seen on the silver screen. She polishes scripts for LA producers in her spare time.

She has been featured in the German publication Cinewomen for her contributions to women in film, and was the 2015 recipient of the Women in Film and Television Finishing Grant. She serves as a screenplay judge for various film festivals and speaks at educational campuses. Marti is also a member of the Alliance of Women Directors and currently seeking representation as a writer/director.

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