Empty Spaces by Jess Waters | Script Revolution

Empty Spaces

Two sisters struggle with the loss of their father and wonder if and how they can move on.



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Star People Pictures, White Raven Pictures

Debbie returns home to console her sister, Aiden, after the loss of their father. They fight, reconcile, and finally understand who and what they lost and wonder if they can get their lives back.

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Director/Producer - Lukas Hanulak
Stars - Joanne Wilson, Amelia Croft, Marisa Viera, Bruce A. Smith

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"Forget about "looking in a bottle".... if you desire a solid, intelligent drama to wow festival audiences, a director need go no further than this" - Linda Hullinger in Shootin' The Shorts

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Submitted: November 21, 2016
Last Updated: December 11, 2020

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The Writer: Jess Waters

Jess Waters is a Black non-binary writer who writes stories about queerness, blackness, family, and all the ways that people on the margins of society can find healing and family. Building on their childhood growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, they aim to create characters like themself and those who nurtured their growth as a writer. As a queer Black person, Jess understands how and why representation matters, and makes it their purpose to fight for the opportunity to tell stories like her own, especially stories that detail young Black women’s coming of age in dynamic and compelling ways. Jess has won numerous screenwriting awards including Official Selections at WeScreenplay’s Diverse Voices... Go to bio

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