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Barry Staff
London, United Kingdom

"Some kinda screenwriter," Barry was born and raised in the UK. He's had a 'gonzo'  career - periods of education (ending on a postgraduate Diploma in Film Studies)  intercut with ‘McJobs’ (roof-rack assembler, computer helpdesk, beer bottler, reject furniture salesman, draughtsman, goods inward operative, briefly a bouncer. . .), all the while writing on the side. Now with the writing paramount, he has 12 spec feature screenplays, a TV sitcom and 16 short scripts, four of the latter having been filmed. Apart from competition successes, he's - SO FAR - had a purchase offer on one feature screenplay, an option on another and a shopping agreement on a third.

Scripts By Barry

Risk Capital
A carefully planned contract cancelled, a disgruntled hitman goes AWOL, taking a break at the resort instead but needs to see its bright lights cast mean shadows.
Feature Film-Noir, Thriller For sale 90pp
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Bright Light, Mean Shadow
Wanting to fathom a stranger in town, a thirteen-year-old truant girl needs to realise he's a hitman on a contract to take out a visiting politician.
Short Thriller Available for Free 11pp
Backbrain
Convinced it's his elusive lover's 'sonic' vengeance causing his beloved London's keynote buildings to vanish, a spaced-out musician turns PI to trace her, thereby having to decide where his true interests lie.
Feature Crime, Fantasy, Film-Noir, Thriller For sale 80pp
Gag
Wanting to exploit fronting a telethon for career re-launch, a comedian needs to thwart armed revolutionaries taking him hostage there to aid their own agenda for the evening of goodwill.
Feature Comedy, Thriller For sale 85pp
Plenum
A brainiac wants to transmit a 'happy' virus worldwide (mental contagion getting everyone everywhere all on the same wavelength to solve global issues), but needs to realise others will do anything to stop him.
Feature Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller For sale 80pp
Breather
Wanting up before oxygen expires, a woman in a tiny, malfunctioned submersible needs to overcome others obstructing all her attempts to resurface the vessel. (contained, with NO water involved: 'Buried' in 'The Abyss')
Feature Horror, Thriller For sale 90pp
Apeshit
Wanting his new ultra-eco-friendly home to woo his estranged wife, a meek designer needs to 'go ape' to counter the world and his wife come calling, seriously threatening his whole existence.
Feature Comedy, Crime For sale 99pp
The Third Degree
Wanting a meaningful relationship for once, a strung-out womaniser goes to a quiet beach to try for one with Nature herself, but needs to prove his sincerity to make any headway.
Short Comedy Available for Free 10pp
Rock Bottom
Wanting to resurface a tiny malfunctioned submersible before oxygen expires, a female pilot needs to overcome the fellow crewman (her ex), who thinks it's situation hopeless and wants to die having sex.
Short Comedy Available for Free 10pp
Soundbite
Diagnosed as terminally ill, a rebellious teen thinks he can live as a vampire.
Feature Horror For sale 90pp

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