The Writer's Retreat by Lucas Pops | Script Revolution

The Writer's Retreat

A two man screenwriting team, who are stuck in a writer's block, decide to sequester themselves away in a hotel for a weekend to jumpstart their creative process. But soon the retreat devolves into a series of procrastination, drugs and alcohol, and a fire wielding hooker with a gun toting pimp. Though the two writers were at an impasse in their lives together, the retreat ends up bringing their friendship back from the brink.



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Submitted: January 2, 2017
Last Updated: January 2, 2017

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The Writer: Lucas Pops

I grew up in a town with a population of around one hundred people in northern Minnesota. The fifth of seven children, I devoted most of my childhood to watching copious amounts of television and movies. How I came to direct my first feature length film is by default. I wrote the screenplay for the film and sent it off to the production company, who already had a director lined up. When he fell through, due to family obligations, I was asked to take over. It was a difficult experience shooting a feature length film with almost no budget, but I had a crew that truly cared about the project and we made sure to finish it. I edited the film together with the producer and now I can say, "I... Go to bio

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