“…the horror builds … an unusual creature … well written … above average … there is much to like here.”
Faeries gets some lovin’ from the SlamDance judges panel.
Faeries, possibly the best unproduced horror screenplay about pack hunting, echo locating, semi-sentient proto-humanoids currently making the rounds of Hollywood, just got some good feedback from one of the country’s most respected screenplay competitions.
“…the use of the faeries is an unusual creature, the characters are above average and the author strives to give them some depth and individuality … the story moves at a nice pace. The build is very strong. The author doesn’t try to rush things and make everything happen immediately or too fast, but lets the horror build. The early scenes especially have an unease about them (as one character points out, there’s something wrong or off about it all). All in all, there is much to like here.”
We appreciate that, SlamDance. And you’re in good company… both Shriekfest and WildSound have had praise for Faeries as well.
“A lively, unusual slasher movie that delivers plenty of gore, and introduces a new set of monsters that could be worth a franchise”
– Shriekfest Screenplay Competition
We finished the play, submitted it to 2009 Shriekfest, and were chosen as Finalists.
We’ve since had a half-dozen production companies request it… but we’ve also got a number of writer friends who wanted a peek. So we decided to release it a section at a time right here. Continue reading →
Although our screenplay “Faeries” didn’t win at Shriekfest, we still got to see the judge’s notes… those kind folks who put so much time into reading all those screenplays. We’re feeling pretty good about what they had to say…
A lively, unusual slasher movie that delivers plenty of gore, and introduces a new set of monsters that could be worth a franchise.
I could see this as a movie… so many are hard to see actually made. This could be a fun little romp. 9 out of 10!
Clear and atmospheric writing that flows easily down the page. I enjoyed it. Definitely above average writers.
Thanks, amazing readers at Shriekfest! We appreciate your time, attention and obvious good taste!
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Friday, October 2nd @ 12:00 AM!
Saturday, October 3rd @ 12:00 AM!
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