Brent Rouleau | Script Revolution
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Brent Rouleau
Ottawa, Canada

Here to rep the nation's capitol: Ottawa. I'm an acting teacher, published poet and short story writer who made the switch to screenplays in recent years. I've been a theatre director/actor/designer since sometime in the last century. My passion project is to bring the true story of a Canadian hero named Yvon Durelle (DOUX, Quarter-Finalist in Screencraft True Story), a boxer who fought the great champion Archie Moore in 1958 for the World Light-Heavyweight title, to the screen. Since we're Canadian, we don't usually celebrate our heroes with the passion they have inspired in us. We have to change that. This is the perfect time for us to remember Durelle's remarkable life and career. Just a Canadian "Rocky"? No, "Rocky" was Hollywood... Durelle's story is not only reality, it's an unflinching look into the heart and soul of a real man and the nation he brought to its feet one snowy night in December of 1958.

Other things you may find to read here:

THE BOOKSTORE (horror short), Winner of BEST SHORT SCRIPT at the Independent Horror Movie Awards competition.  

TALONS, a mystery/thriller adaptation of a novel (same name), scored TOP 6% in Coverfly all-time Thriller genre.

THE WHITE GARDENIA, (drama short)

THE SUN DOES NOT MOVE (horror short, QF at Vancouver Bad Ass FF, Official Selection at Cleveland Horror FF, Independent Horror Movie Awards FF, Toronto Indie Shorts FF)

A TV pilot called ONE YEAR (Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft) as well as the entire first season (9 episodes). I know, I know, they say don't write the whole season but I had the stories in my head and no other writing in progress at the time so I did it anyway.

I have a second TV Pilot called BEES-HIVE (also a Quarter-Finalist, Screencraft).

Being Canadian, I'm obviously a big hockey fan, though I cheer for one of those teams who mostly just provide deep, soul-searching disappointment every year. Oh, and of course I listen to RUSH!  I hope to connect with the screenwriterverse out here to share, learn, encourage and support. 

I hope you reach out, connect... we can exchange reads, give notes/support or just make a nice new friendship.

Awards

Coverfly All-time Overall Top 35% for
Miramichi
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10% for
Talons
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25% for
One Year

Scripts By Brent

Talons
After a bone-weary veteran detective and an ambitious, inexperienced FBI profiler uncover a covert government bio-weapons program, they must elude a hit squad to prove it when the project’s architects become desperate to avoid exposure.
Feature Action, Crime, Mystery For sale 108pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10%
2 readers love this script
One Year
A former soldier who loses his struggle to keep his job and family decides he has nothing left to live for when takes nine people hostage in their small-town diner.
TV Pilot Action, Crime, Drama For sale 63pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 25%
2 readers love this script
The Bookstore
When the lonely owner of an enchanted bookstore falls in love with a flaky customer, he risks his life by transporting into dangerous situations in the pages of several popular books to reinvent his personality.
Short Horror, Sci-Fi Available for Free 20pp
2 readers love this script
Miramichi
The true story of impoverished fisherman Yvon Durelle, who battles through the crooked boxing world of the 1950’s, family tragedy and his own inner demons to earn a title fight against legendary champion Archie Moore.
Feature Biography, Sport For sale 108pp
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 35%
1 reader loves this script
The Sun Does Not Move
An ambitious Renaissance expert’s controversial book tour turns life-threatening when he is kidnapped by ancient extra-terrestrials and forced to undergo a harrowing test to authenticate a genealogical connection to Leonardo da Vinci.
Short Horror, Sci-Fi Available for Free 19pp
1 reader loves this script
The White Gardenia
After the death of her husband, a grieving mother and wife struggles to deliver his eulogy.
Short Drama, Romance For sale 6pp
1 reader loves this script
Recipe For Hate
After his two friends are brutally murdered, a Punk rock zine writer becomes the next target when he enters the dark world of neo-Nazi extremism to find the killers and end the bloodshed.
Feature Crime, Mystery, Thriller For sale 101pp
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