Andrea Zastrow | Script Revolution
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Andrea Zastrow
Wausau, United States

Greetings from Wausau, Wisconsin! A native Iowan, my journey into screenwriting commenced when I moved from Eastern Iowa to snowy North Central Wisconsin. The isolation and beautiful backdrop motivated me to finally pen a story that had ruminated inside me for over a decade, which stoked my creative spirit. It’s been an exciting journey! 

I’m drawn to character-driven stories with heart that portray complicated family dynamics. Grounded Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Dramas and Dramedies are the genres I find most appealing. All of my scripts are set in the Midwest, but locations are flexible.

A big believer in the art of collaboration, my hope is that a script of mine will one day connect with a creative in the industry who has the vision and power to bring it to life. Organized and detail-oriented with a flexible schedule, I’m “free to fly” and would welcome the opportunity to connect with others to help make it happen. I love to travel! If you're interested in one of my scripts but it needs a few tweaks to suit your needs, I'm open to that. Let's talk! 

A team player and always up for an adventure, if anyone needs an extra hand when filming in my general vicinity (or possibly in Eastern Iowa or Minneapolis, where I have family), reach out to me. The idea of helping on a film set is quite intriguing. Did I mention I'll work for M&M's?

I look forward to connecting with other Script Revolution members and am very open to feedback/constructive criticism pertaining to my scripts. In fact, I welcome it since I'm regularly polishing them as inspiration strikes! A Communication Studies graduate of The University of Iowa, I’ve been described as a person who can talk to anyone. Really! Don’t be shy…

PARALLEL PROPOSALS (Comedy Feature, set in Chicago)

  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 Chicago Screenplay Awards
  • Quarterfinalist – 2020 ScreenCraft Comedy Contest
  • Quarterfinalist – 2020 Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition
  • Honorable Mention – 2020 WriteMovies Summer Screenwriting Contest
  • Honorable Mention – 2020 WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award

 

TEAM EMMA (Drama Feature, set in Madison, WI - but could be set in any U.S. city in the Midwest with a large university and hospital)

  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 StoryPros International Screenplay Contest
  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition
  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition
  • Quarterfinalist – 2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition
  • Quarterfinalist – 2020 StoryPros International Screenplay Contest 

 

ECHOES OF BROKEN PROMISES (Drama Short, set in Minneapolis, MN - location flexible)

  • Finalist - 2021  Chicago Screenplay Awards  (fall contest)

Accolades

Stage 32 - Recommended Writer

Awards

Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
Parallel Proposals
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
Team Emma

Endorsements

Stage 32 - Recommended for
Parallel Proposals

Scripts By Andrea

Team Emma
When a recovering alcoholic learns his terminally ill ex-girlfriend secretly gave birth to their daughter ten years prior, he must welcome the girl into his family and help her cope with her mother’s impending death.
Feature Drama For sale 114pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
6 readers love this script
Parallel Proposals
Wedding tensions escalate when a high-strung accountant comes unglued after discovering her future son-in-law is the son of her cocky, cheating ex-husband — threatening the "perfect" wedding (and life) she's envisioned. The bastard's back.
Feature Comedy, Drama, Romance For sale 112pp
Stage 32 - Recommended
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
4 readers love this script
Echoes of Broken Promises
When a slick, absentee father blows in unexpectedly on Father’s Day, his resentful adult son has an epiphany as he protects his own son from all-too-familiar grandiose, but empty, promises.
Short Drama For sale 20pp
2 readers love this script
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