Seahorses | Jason Kartalian | Script Shop Episode 019

Logline for Seahorses

"A lonely and intense man invites a mysterious woman he met on craigslist into his house. He gets much more than what he bargains for as this strange young woman takes over his life. What transpires is a dramatically intense and darkly comic journey about love, co-dependency and loss."

About Screenwriter Jason Kartalian

Jason Kartalian was brought up in a creative environment. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, his father is one-of-a-kind character actor Buck Kartalian, his credits include, Planet of the Apes, Outlaw Josey Wales and hundreds of Television shows. In Planet of the Apes, Buck played Julius, Keeper of the Cages (the cigar smoking ape!)

Jason's first feature film "Pedestrian," was selected to numerous film festivals across the US and won the best picture and best screenplay awards at the AFMA Film Festival and the Best Screenplay award at the Long Island Film Festival. His horror feature "Driller" was selected to the Another Hole in the Head Film Festival in San Francisco and was distributed all around the world.

Kartalian wrote and directed the feature film SEAHORSES.  The film played many international film festivals and won many awards.  After a theatrical run, the screenplay to SEAHORSES was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of their permanent core collection.   

Read the Script for Seahorses

Be prepared for the discussion by reading Seashorses now.

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