Gate Bait by Paul Grammatico | Script Revolution

Gate Bait

A sticky-fingered T.S.A. Agent, hoping to add to his ill-begotten stash, gets far more than he bargained for when he inspects the bag of a mystifying passenger.



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A T.S.A agent targets and inspects specific carry-on bags in order to steal valuable objects within them. When he inspects the bag of a rich and mysterious passenger, the carry-on contains a terrifying surprise.

All Accolades & Coverage: 

Semifinalist - Killer Shorts
Award Winner - Film & Screenplay Contest
Best Mystery Screenplay - The Thing in the Basement Horror Fest
Nominee - IndieX Film Fest
Semi-Finalist - Berlin Shorts Film Festival

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Submitted: December 16, 2021
Last Updated: February 28, 2022

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The Writer: Paul Grammatico

Forbidden to see graphic films as a child and limited to edited TV movies, I received my horror information second hand through stories from older friends and siblings. I also vacationed in a desolate cottage, raised in houses with creepy basements, and lived in an apartment with a “full torso apparition”. Inspired by my experiences, I am a multi-award-winning screenwriter with an affinity of the weird and unexplained. Go to bio

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