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VENUE LOCATIONS GUIDE

LIVE SCREENPLAY READINGS SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, APRIL 22
STUDIO B-213 W. Broadway

SCREENPLAY READING & WORKSHOP

"Script-2-Screen"

11:00 AM- "Getting A Script Produced"

11:30 AM-"Toyed" Written by Jeffrey Morin, Directed by Sherry Whisman

12:00-1:00 PM-"Writing a dynamic Synopsis and effective loglines" a workshop by Lorraine Portman

6:00 PM-"Back in the Saddle" Written & Directed by Ken Robinson

BACONE COLLEGE-BARE BONES SCREENWRITERS CONFERENCE



Thursday. April 21 9 AM-3 PM



WACHOCHE HALL-on main campus



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ALL semi-Finalists are eligible for the Live Screenplay readings as they are not affected by the Final Judging. Readings are judged by designated Reading Jurors, not by attendees.

SAT. APRIL 23

STUDIO B-213 W. Broadway



SCREENPLAY READINGS



12:30 PM-" The 5 Year"



Written & Directed by James Christopher



1:00 PM-"For Sale by Owner" Written & Directed by Chad Henninger



1:30 PM-"The Devil's Gun" Written and Directed by James Christopher



2:00 PM-"The Boo" Written & Directed by Scott McEntire



2:30 pm-TBA



3:00 PM-"Peace, Love & Law Enforcement" Written & Directed by Lorraine Portman



3:30 PM-Screenwriter's Roundtable



4:00 PM-END

If you are coming to the festival and want to conduct a live 30 minute reading of your script, send an email to shironbutterfly@gmail.com.  

FEATURE SCREENPLAY FINALISTS BY CATEGORY
DRAMA FINALISTS
18% by Brandon M. Freer
Marc Cruz, a self-absorbed newlywed, has planned out an ideal life...But when his wife Sara gives birth to their premature son with only an 18% chance of survival,his controlling behavior begins to rip apart their marriage.
A WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN by Randy Hatch
On the day President Richard Nixon would announce his resignation, a 17 year old Tennessee boy awakes to his parents' murder-suicide which causes him to runaway with his dog on an improbable journey to Australia where he meets a teenage girl who will do anything to protect him from deportation back to the USA.
COLLIDE by Tom Smolko
The very different stories of one privileged young man and one very poor young man are woven together as they meet an eerily similar fate.
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

JANE by Deborah Allen
When a traumatic event explodes her world, fifteen-year-old JANE STEWART begins a journey that takes her far from home, and back again. Jane holds fiercely to an inner thread where poetry, music and real friends can save her life.
LESSER AMERICAN GODS by Thomas Cznarty
After the death of her precocious son, Catherine must decide between the husband she loves or a life of prostitution.

DRAMATIC THRILLER FINALISTS
ANGEL CITY by Al Mertens
The harrowing story of real people trapped in psychological cages. A Southern Gothic thriller that builds to devastating conclusions for all.
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

THE BITCH NEVER LIVES by Ryan Andrews
Hell is slowly taking over-one soul at a time, but the legion of demons walking the earth may have met their match. A sassy bartender with plenty of attitude may be the world's only hope whether she wants to help out or not.
THE BOO by Scott McEntire
Small town Sheriff Ronnie, who still talks to his dead wife on a daily basis, decides to help his estranged sister-in-law cope with the loss of her husband while healing old family wounds, but with a very unexpected outcome.
THE LORD'S SOLDIER by Lorraine Portman, Tom McManus & Devlin Mann
About a steadfast married former professional football player who is questioning his faith and must accept God's call to fight evil manifest in our world to save his own kidnapped daughter. Will he be forced to make the ultimate sacrifice to save his family and community?
WRITING THE END by Massimiliano Mauceri
A story of revenge. Just one location. Just one character. A writer, trapped in his car receives a call from a murderous stranger. His only chance for survival is to invent a new ending for himself.

ROMANCE COMEDY-DRAMA-FANTASY FINALISTS
ALL FOR A GIRL by Paul Barnaby
Precocious 15 year old boy writes romance novels as epic love letters to his high school crush. When the series becomes an overnight sensation, the publishers are forced to keep the boys' teenage identity a secret, and thusly, his love for the girl.
BACK IN THE SADDLE by Ken Robinson
Events that surround Jeff, a recent divorcee whose split destroyed the life he once knew to the point that he has to go into used car sales to make ends meet.
CHRISTMAS POPS by John Ponton
A meta-theatrical telling of the tale of Desmond and Molly Jones, a pair of Christmas loving lovers who were born feet away from one another in a remote barn on Christmas Day.
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

THE 5 YEAR by James Christopher
Seven friends spend a weekend together 5 years after their graduation only to learn that without each other, their lives are falling apart.

BONEHEAD AWARDED FOR THE 1ST BARE BONES INDIE SCRIBE OF THE YEAR AWARD-SCRIPT-2-SCREEN AND TO HAVE AWARD GIVEN IN HIS NAME GOES TO

JAMES CHRISTOPHER

TOYED by Jeffrey Morin
Brighton is a toymaker who falls into the lives of Cinnamon and Lucky in Madison, Wisconsin in the mid 1960s on Christmas Eve. Together the 3 discover their own holiday and their lives are changed forever.

ACTION-ADVENTURE-WAR FINALISTS
A LITTLE FAVOR by Russ Meyer
A washed out fighter pilot, now a fast draw gunfighter for a wild west show, is asked to do a little favor. Fly to the sun, reach in and pluck out the two off-course, discarded doomsday bombs before 7 next Wednesday when they'll explode, nudging the sun, causing major global warming.
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

ALL'S FAIR IN LOVE & WAR by John Thomas
As D-Day approaches, two allied soldiers who are actor/musicians are forced to parachute into occupied France and take refuge in a French brothel.
BZZZZ by Jon Paul Burkhart
It's 1947, the Mojave Desert is a dry and lonely place; the perfect place for secrets to be hatched and buried. The desert floor cracks as a military plane lands on a hidden airstrip enclosed canyon.
COULROPHOBIA by Jon Paul Burkhart
Coulrophobia-An abnormal fear of clowns. The story follows a group of friends vacationing on a large and unfamiliar estate in a rural California mountain town. After spending only 1 night on the property, it's clear that something terrifying lurks in the woods.
DUEL OF THE IMMORTALS by Michael Gibrall
Two immortal men quest for the Spear of Destiny, while an organized group wants the secrets of their immortality.

CRIME DRAMA FINALISTS
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

FOR SALE BY OWNER by Chad Henninger
Thomas Grayson "Gray" is a retired Army veteran who sells classic cars to supplement his income. Gray's temperament becomes violent when others refuse to purchase. Det. Brooklyn Cooper and Corey Sheppard are assigned to the case, but will their expertise be enough to stop the cunning Thomas Grayson?
THE DEVIL'S GUN by James Christopher
In the West Texas town of Diablo, the portal for the US/Mexican drug and sex trade, an entire population lives in terror. When a covert FBI Agent, his cover blown and on the run stumbles into the town, he must choose between looking the other way and waging a war to protect people he's never met.
THE GOOD TWIN by Zach Bliss
As identical twins, Matt and Clay grow up on opposite ends of the success spectrum, Matt has always longed to walk in his brother's shoes. In fact, seems like Matt's one true talent in life is his ability to convincingly masquerade as Clay.
THE INVESTIGATOR by Paul Barnaby
Virginia Gray, a recently retired criminal defense investigator who sets out to bring one father closure on the disappearance of his daughter.
THE RAMPART by Christopher Ellis
An Iraq War veteran visits a family of a fallen comrade only to find out their New Orleans hotel has been taken over by a notorious gangster. Katrina is about to hit the city and all hell is going to break loose inside and outside the Rampart

NATIVE AMERICAN VISION FINALISTS
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

LORD FINN by Al Mertens
Three interwoven narratives build to a poignant conclusion in this story set in contemporary Indian Country.
MEMELOOSE-by Elizabeth Winters
A historical fiction based on a true story from the 1840s. A Native American boy is stolen from his village near Mt. Shasta in California and sold into slavery on the Columbia River in Oregon.
RED EARTH, WHITE SEA by Stephen M. Hunt
A brilliant teenage Native American girl and a Native American pro-wrestler set out to avenge the mysterious death of her parents and unleash a world-changing invention.

BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

CHAD HENNINGER-Best Feature Screenplay Reading of FOR SALE BY OWNER

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SHORT SCREENPLAY FINALISTS BY CATEGORY
DRAMA, DRAMEDY FINALISTS
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

ALL TAPPED OUT by Ron Podell
A tap dance instructor, haunted by personal loss, appears slightly unhinged. But appearances are not always what they seem.
BAD MOOD by Paul Barnaby
A dinner party turns upside down when the host suffers a manic episode.
BUSKER by Tracey Maye
Dessi Fox, train station custodian, is plagued with visions of his near-death verbally abusive father when deciding on whether or not to remove life support.
JORDAN by Saba S
After a competitive motorcycle rider becomes permanently disabled from an insect bite infection, his aging parents are left with the burden of his care and health.
PUBLIC POOL by Nicole Teeny
Chasidah, a shy Hasidic teenager, knows its' forbidden to swim in front of men so she has to go behind her pious father's back in order to join the swim team. She quickly becomes the star of the team but when her father finds out right before the big meet, she must choose between leaving him or her community or her passion for swimming.

DRAMATIC THRILLER-FANTASY-MYSTERY FINALISTS
A BOY FINDS HIS TEMPEST by Eli Edelson
A boy must survive a harrowing night alone in the wilderness, but finds guidance from an unexpected place.
ALL MEN IN NATURE by Zachary Torres
A dark account of the famous duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton.
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

IMAGINARY FRIEND by Kascha Stern
Older sister, Juniper discovers her brother, Bennie, has an imaginary friend. She plays along with it at first but then discovers there is something more menacing behind the voice.
JUST A TIC by Russ Meyer
Those who go tilting at windmills these days, find they have a down side, slowing the earth to a stop.

ROMANCE-COMEDY-DRAMEDY FINALISTS
BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

CANINE INTERUPTUS by Tom See
A couple's new dog lays down the new law.
HAIRLINE by Edmund Miller
Although Max, a doctoral student in history, is basically satisfied being kept by the somewhat older woman Joanna, he feels objectified until his sexual relationships with men, show him that being admired is acceptable when his mind is acknowledged as well as his body.
WILLOW WEEP FOR ME by Sam Henderson & Ryan Romine
A young capricious jazz singer and pianist strikes up a relationship with a recent divorcee.

TV PILOT FINALISTS

DONNA by Michael Gibrall

Donna is an actress of stage, screen and television, but has never starred in a sitcom. Her dream.

PEACE, LOVE & LAW ENFORCEMENT by Lorraine Portman

Set in Florida in the 1970s about a loving porn-making family with a rebellious daughter Zara, who wants to become a law enforcement officer.

BONEHEAD AWARDED TO

THE INVESTIGATOR by Paul Barnaby

Episode #101 "NO FURTHER INVESTIGATION"

A criminal defense investigator struggles to find balance between work and single motherhood as she uses a serial killer client to crack an unsolved 20 year missing persons case.

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