An Angel Whispers by J.B. Storey | Script Revolution

An Angel Whispers

A cynical, downtrodden reporter investigates a small-town supernatural tale, that must be believed to be seen.

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There is rumor of a town in the Northeast that on a dark stormy night, ten years ago, witnessed what can only be described as a supernatural miracle. But no one outside of the town knows the true story.

So, Ben Jacobs, a cynical and emotionally distraught reporter goes to investigate the truth, with a secretive agenda of his own.

What he finds, are friends and family that are eager to impart their story and the mysterious truth that changed their town and its people forevermore.

But despite their impassioned and fantastical tale, the question remains as to whether Ben believes. And to do so, he'll be forced to reluctantly accept his profound role in a story that's very much only just begun.

(NOTE: This film was produced. Can be found here: https://vimeo.com/416196122/bd001cef18)

All Accolades & Coverage: 

New York Screenplay Contest, 2019, Short Screenplay Category Grand Prize Winner
https://newyorkscreenplaycontest.com/2019-winners

Las Vegas International Screenplay Awards 2019, Winner, Short Screenplay Category
https://www.lviscreenwritingcompetition.com/2019---written-word.html

Independent Shorts Awards, Gold (2nd Place), March 2019
https://independentshortsawards.com/award-winners-march-2019/

American Gem Short Screenplay Competition, 2018, Runner Up
http://www.filmmakers.com/contests/short/2018_19/win/index.html

Zedfest Screenplay Contest, Short Screenplay Category; Semi-finalist
https://www.zedfest.org/enterzedfestnowscreenplay.html

2019 American Gem Short Script Contest, Finalist
http://www.filmmakers.com/contests/short/2018_19/win/index.html

NYC Indie Film Awards, Platinum Award (2nd Place), February 2019
http://www.nycindiefilmawards.com/winners.html

SoCal 2018 Screenplay Contest, Finalist and Honorable Mention (Top 4)
http://www.socalscreenplay.com/

Screencraft 2018 Short Screenplay Contest, Quarter-Finalist
https://screencraft.org/2018/09/14/announcing-2018-screencraft-short-scr...

Shore Scripts 2018 Screenplay Contest, Short Category, Quarter-Finalist
https://www.shorescripts.com/2018-screenplay-contest-results/

Creative World Awards, 2018, Short Screenplay Category, FINALIST
http://www.creativeworldawards.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-CWA-F...

Los Angeles International Screenwriting Competition, Short Screenplay Category, FINALIST
https://www.lascreenplayawards.com/2018-spring-results.html

Austin Micro Short Film Festival, Official Selection and Best Screenplay Award Nominee
https://filmfestivalcircuit.com/events/austin-micro-short-film-festival/...

2018 Bluecat Screenplay contest, reader feedback (highlights)

“Overall, “An Angel Whispers” is an uplifting story driven by mystery. Hidden details are carefully revealed as Ben meets each new character. Ben’s character arc is also well developed. At the beginning, he is skeptical of the whispering angel story, however, when he sees the photo and realizes Jimmy is Padre, he starts to become a believer, and seems to transform into the faithful writer the churchgoers need to tell their story. This arc adds depth and meaning to the story, creating a complex and round protagonist.”

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Submitted: February 23, 2018
Last Updated: February 16, 2021

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The Writer: J.B. Storey

Once upon a time I dreamed about becoming a 'working writer'. But, life had other plans. Good, enduring plans. So, nowadays I work on being a writer, in my ' spare time '. And every once-in-awhile I get lucky and win an accolade or two. I've also even been blessed with seeing some of my work come to life on screen and stage. But no matter the outcome, I continue to write. As I love the process. It's a constant state of learning and growing. There is nothing comparable to conjuring and crafting a narrative out of the vastness of the imagination. It is a wonderful creative and cathartic outlet that I hope will be a part of who I am, for as long as I am. Go to bio
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