Fairy Tale High by Mark Bowes | Script Revolution

Fairy Tale High

As the 70's disco era comes to a climax, a sexually-confused teen befriends a gender-ambiguous, punk, exchange student who encourages him, against his family's strict Fundamentalist beliefs, to shed all inhibitions and be himself.



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2016 Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship - Quarterfinalist

Submitted: May 5, 2021
Last Updated: November 9, 2021

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The Writer: Mark Bowes

As a teen, Mark spent Summers making his own Super-8, stop-motion animation, which resulted in him catching the filmmaking bug. Exposure to 70’s disaster films cemented his desire to pursue film as a career. Mark's interest in the periphery drew him to punk, then performance and a stint in Chastity, a heavy-metal drag band in San Francisco. Studying filmmaking at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago followed soon after and his first film, Get Happy or The Night Judy Garland Started A Riot , screened in numerous film festivals around the world, from Montreal to New York, Glasgow and Tokyo. Since college, Mark taught English in Japan, started a company creating promotional videos for... Go to bio

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