J.E. Swainston | Script Revolution
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J.E. Swainston
Cambridge, Canada

I first knew I wanted to make movies when I was 16.  I saw Raiders of the Lost Ark and said to myself that I wanted to make people feel things through the medium of film.  I started writing, not knowing what I was doing and all these years later I am a self taught screenwriter.  I love the sci fi genre and mixing it with other genres to create fun and different perspectives.  My work reflects my values; female empowerment, finding a place to belong, creating family where you can.  In 2021 I sold two short scripts and received a festival selection for my screenplay 12:01 from the Beyond the Curve International Film Festival. I also run a table read workshop for other writers under my Twitter account @UnicornFilmsLtd, and I do a monthly ZoomCast with a fellow writer and producer @HERCProductions.

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Scripts By J.E.

Eden's Paradise
When societal rule collapses, an idealistic young bounty cop must fight to find safety for herself and a group of survivors.
Feature Action, Sci-Fi For sale 96pp
1 reader loves this script
Key To Paradise
In a dystopian matriarchal society, a by-the-book bounty cop will have to break her own moral code to stop a corrupt government bureaucrat from committing genocide of the Earthbound lesser class.
Feature Action, Sci-Fi For sale 121pp
For What It's Worth
An indie director who never finishes anything and a wannabe stuntman seeking parental approval create a film of beauty and hope.
Short Drama Sold 19pp
The White Box
When a white box is delivered to Daniel's doorstep, his inability to recognize faces is put to through a life and death test.
Short Thriller Sold 10pp
12:01
When Earth’s alien creators return to discover the planet teetering on the brink of disaster, humanity’s fate rests with a passionate environmentalist and a death obsessed cult leader.
Feature Sci-Fi, Thriller Example of work only 99pp