Not a Creature was Stirring by Michael Hogan | Script Revolution

Not a Creature was Stirring

Karma and a hungry toilet catch up to the overly-testosteroned boyfriend of a single mom when he forces her young son to sleep alone in his own motel room.

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Trying to make it to her mother’s house by Christmas morning, a single mom, her young son, and her over-testosteroned boyfriend drive through the desert late at night. As a seedy motel comes into view, boyfriend claims to be too tired to continue, so they stop to "catch some sleep". Soon after, karma catches up to the boyfriend when he forces the boy to sleep alone in his own room.

All Accolades & Coverage: 

Winner: Indie Short Fest – 2020
Winner: California Int’l Shorts Festival – 2020
Winner: Vegas Movie Awards – 2020
Winner: Short Close-Up Screenplay Contest – 2020
Winner: Royal Wolf Film Awards – 2020
Winner: Las Vegas Int’l Film & Screenwriting Festival – 2020
Winner: Int’l Film Festival of Andaman & Nicobar – 2020
Plus 3 Runners-Up
Plus 14 Finalists

Submitted: March 20, 2020
Last Updated: March 7, 2022

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The Writer: Michael Hogan

Michael William Hogan was an accomplished advertising and marketing executive when he made a career decision to leave corporate life in pursuit of success as a screenwriter. While he never stopped honing the craft, his plan was altered for several years as he attended to serious health issues with his wife. By 2019, he again was free to fully-dedicate his time to the new profession. He wrote and polished numerous feature and short scripts; submitting several to competitions as one means of gauging their worth. That netted over 200 screenwriting awards in 2020/2021 and in January 2021 he directed “Breaking & Entering”, a provocative and edgy drama short based on his script that garnered... Go to bio
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