For Love Or Music by Scott Sawitz | Script Revolution

For Love Or Music

When a bar singer goes viral she discovers her creativity is linked to her heartbreak.

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Ashley Powell is a bar singer by night, working stiff by day, when she unexpectedly goes viral. Discovering that her musical prowess is directly linked to her heartbreak, and newly famous, she sets out to become a professional musician. To do that she needs to be a professional heartbreaker.

She winds up meeting the love of her life unexpectedly and has to make a choice: either be the sort of musician she dreamed of since she was a little girl or be with the love of her life.

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2018, Semi-Finalist, Screenplay Festival, Comedy Feature
2018, Semi-Finalist, Ragstvvv Film Festival, Feature
2018, Semi-Finalist, Hollywood Casting and Film Screenplay Competition

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Scene read done at a comedy festival
Submitted: May 2, 2018
Last Updated: January 24, 2020

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The Writer: Scott Sawitz

I like to write character studies of complex, flawed people within a genre framework. I funded, cast, shot and released a web series in under a calendar year. You can watch "Confessions of a Superhero" on YouTube in its entirety. I've had two scripts optioned: "The Merc: Fake Tales of a Real Man" by Pause 'n' Rewind Studios and "Three Generations of Me" by But Why Productions. A third, the adaptation of Bob Hamer's novel "The Last Undercover," is currently in development. My original short film, "The Executioner's Dilemma," was a semi-finalist at the 2020 Iron Bridge Film Festival Go to bio

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