Altar Ego by Alexandra Keister | Script Revolution

Altar Ego



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After getting dumped, a devastated millennial discovers she’s won a lucrative wedding contest, leading her to pretend that her engagement is still on while simultaneously striking up a flirtation with the contest’s photographer.

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-- 2019 ScreenCraft Comedy Finalist
-- 2019 Portland Comedy Film Festival "Best Oregon Comedy Screenplay" Nominee
-- 2018 ScreenCraft Comedy Semi-Finalist

Submitted: November 9, 2019
Last Updated: January 29, 2020

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The Writer: Alexandra Keister

Alexandra Keister is a comedy screenwriter who occasionally dips into drama. She believes every genre benefits from a little crossover and everyone needs to laugh, cry, and occasionally scream. Alexandra writes not only for her own catharsis, but for others to share in feeling and overcoming – even if it’s only to escape for a few minutes and forget the doldrums that can be everyday life. In 2017, she placed third overall in the NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Competition against ~1,000 writers (and she recommends the competition to any screenwriter who wants to sharpen their craft!). In 2019, she won Willamette Writers’ FilmLabTV Webseries Pilot Competition, and her short, “The Talk,” went... Go to bio

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