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Success Stories

People are getting something out of Script Revolution all the time, be it making connections, starting collaborations, or signing deals. Here is a collection of success stories that have been shared by members. If you have a success story you'd like published here and in the Script Revolution newsletter, then you can contact me by clicking here - CJ

Jason K. Allen 16 May 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Jason K. Allen who's optioned his short Float, Swim, Dream to London-based filmmaker Pedro Oliveira. Pedro worked as a 3D animator on the films Matrix: Resurrections and No Time to Die, the TV series His Dark Materials, and video games such as Candy Crush. He's is now looking to make his own films and he says this short about a lonely goldfish who dreams of escaping his fish bowl so that he can fight zombies, halt global warming and meet Justin Bieber was just what he was looking for as an aspiring animation director and producer.

Zack Zupke 11 May 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Zack Zupke whose script Confession Day has been produced and is now being submitted to festivals after being discovered on Script Revolution. Be sure to check out the excellent trailer, official website, and instagram feed for this mystery thriller set in a 1950s mining community within the valley of the Black Mountains in Wales. 

Rick Hansberry 09 May 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Rick Hansberry who has optioned his script 10. The short comedy-drama about one man's "to do" list becoming an epic struggle against time has been picked up by Dez Stevens who hopes to get it into production soon.

Jason K. Allen 04 May 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Jason K. Allen who's optioned The Seashell, #$@&%*!, and Straight Talk with Suzie and Santa. His comic-fantasy short The Seashell has been picked up by L.A.-based producer John-Michael Scanlon who impressed Jason not only with his work as a video producer but also his varied background in both motion-graphics and web design along with an energy and creativity that I will bode well for this project His comedy short #$@&%*! has been picked up by Nick Bucci, a freelance videographer and drone operator in Maine who owns Bucci Productions, which specializes in...

Matt Hubsher 03 May 2022

Congratulations to Matt Hubsher who's optioned his script Signal to Minded Factory. The feature length sci-fi thriller about an interstellar research vessel that arrives at Proxima Centauri and discovers a seemingly impossible mystery was found on Script Revolution by director/producer, David Barrera and now has a release date set. 

Richa Lakhera 26 Apr 2022

Congratulations to Richa Lakhera who's optioned her revenge-thriller novel Hungry Gods to Bollywood Producer Sanjay Gupta (Whitefeather Films) who has made blockbuster hindi films like Zinda, Kaante, Musaafir, Aatish, and Shootout at Lokhandwla.

J.B. Storey 25 Apr 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member J.B. Storey who's optioned his script Cry Havoc. The short action-crime-thriller about a police sergeant who interviews a mysterious, grieving father about the vicious slaying of gang members under investigation for the murder of his daughter has been picked up by a director based in Seattle and is already deep into production. 

Mark Underwood 14 Apr 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Mike Underwood who's sold his script At The End Of The Road. The short horror mystery about a tormented driver who is close to suicide after a hit and run when his past, present, and future selves turn up to offer him a second chance has been picked up by Mumbai-based film maker Shalin Sharma.

Nicholas Philippa 05 Apr 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Nicholas Philippa who's script Opal was recently optioned by director Tobias Nathan. A feature length crime thriller about a struggling miner and her brother who must escape their isolated outback mine and evade cut-throat thieves after finding a million-dollar opal, the script scored an 8 (in the top 3.5%) on the Blacklist and is a semi finalist of the Gold Coast Film Festival 2022.

Nicholas is currently not repped, he’s enjoying working with Tobias, who is a writer-director repped by CAA and Josh Dove of Circle of Confusion. Nicholas wrote Opal after...

Connor McAulay 30 Mar 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Connor McAulay who's optioned his script Fandemic. The horror-thriller feature about an actress on a secluded getaway who's tormented by hallucinations and must uncover the source of her visions or fall victim to a deadly new breed of reality entertainment has been picked up by Mumbai based director-producer Jyoti Kapur Das.

Ivor Lloyd 22 Mar 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Members Ivor and Oliver Lloyd who've optioned their script Khalid & Karen. Their third option that's come directly from Script Revolution, this comedy TV pilot about a bumbling hitman who kills the wrong man and absconds with his target's wife has been picked up by a UK-based production company.

Brandi Self 07 Mar 2022

Congratulations to Brandi Self who has seen her short script "Mabel" produced and making the rounds in festivals where it's getting recognition in the Niagara Falls International Shorts Festival, San Francisco Indie Short Festival, Berlin Shorts Awards, Austin International Arts Festival, and Phoenix Shorts. The third script Brandi has now optioned on Script Revolution, she reports director Logan Thai is an absolute pleasure to work with.

Gary Piazza 01 Mar 2022

I'm delighted to say that, after optioning Dig Me No Grave via Script Revolution and seeing it go into production, the shoot for Gary Piazza's spec script has wrapped. There's an extra bonus too! Gary has gone to the trouble of putting together a blog post about his journey, his experience on set, and provided some tips on how other screenwriters can get ahead. Check it out; I Refused to Let My Dream Die: How I Broke in After 30 Years With Dig Me No Grave.

Erick Freitas 10 Jan 2022

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Erick Freitas who's sold his script "Corners" to Indian director Faisal Hashmi. The feature length horror script focuses on a a failing podcaster who, after the death of his child, goes to a cabin in the woods to record a podcast on possession only to accidentally summon a demon on himself.

Mike Underwood 16 Dec 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Mike Underwood who has sold his script "The Hide" after it was found on Script Revolution by new independent production company, Radical Scene, based in Washington, Seattle. Funding is now being sought to produce this horror feature about a teenager whose blossoming clairvoyance leads her to discover her grandfather is a notorious child killer. Filming is slated for summer 2022 with a Halloween release date planned to follow.

Kelly Parks 14 Dec 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Kelly Parks who's optioned his script "Vampiric" after it was found via a well credited producer browsing Script Revolution. Funding is already being successfully raised for this horror feature about a young couple who must survive the night when they become the sexual obsession of a sadistic vampire.

Richard Adrian 22 Nov 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Richard Adrian who has optioned "Murderhorn" to a filmmaker in Belgium. The same horror feature script about a troubled boy struggling to cope with his mother’s terminal illness who must learn to control a bloodthirsty manifestation of his anger before it kills everyone he loves also gained the interest of producers in Ontario, leading to a writing assignment for a feature. Both films are planned to into production next year.

Andrew Marshall 17 Nov 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Andrew Marshall whose script "Potential Spam" has been produced and directed by Emmanuel Simms. The short comedy about a man who receives a spam phone call and decides to let them have it can be watched here on Vimeo. Andrew has a portfolio of ultra low budget features with Coverfly all-time overall percentile badges for the top 35% or better that are well worth checking out.

Gary Piazza 15 Nov 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Gary Piazza who's script "Red Scarlet" had been picked up by Noirtainment and added to their development slate for 2022 with release anticipated in 2023. The feature length vampire thriller set in modern times about a sassy vampiress who's recruited into the vampire world and takes on a notorious sex/human trafficking ring will be directed by Miranda Spigener with Gary also co-producing and Allie Escaffi already attached. 

Eric Christopherson 09 Nov 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Eric Christopherson who's optioned his script "Vertical" to Sira Kalla. This feature length action-thriller about a window washer who witnesses a murder and becomes trapped on his platform when the perpetrator determines to kill him too will be seeking attachments very soon while being pitched to production houses.

Joseph Deegan 02 Nov 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Joseph Deegan who's optioned his script "Bobby Caribbean", a feature length crime thriller about the legendary fugitive Bobby Vesco, to producer Donald Kushner (Tron, Tron: Legacy, Monster). Joseph, who's been a member of Script Revolution for four years now, says that he loves the site and has made many connections here.

Robert Bruinewoud 28 Oct 2021

Congratulations to Robert Bruinewoud who's had their script "You're Early" produced by Mark Hensley. Mark was itching to make a new short film about two months ago but doesn't consider himself much of a writer. Thankfully he found Script Revolution and ultimately Robert's three page script about a woman finding her partner at the mercy of a desperate burglar after she returns home late at night after class. In a moment of serendipity, Mark then learned about the Rode Reel contest where participants must make a short film that's 3 minutes or shorter, so he cut the runtime back a little and...

Lily Blaze 18 Oct 2021

Congratulations once again to Lily Blaze who's optioned her script "To Lacusta, Going to the Wars" to Luis Tavaras. A short drama based on the poem To Lucasta, Going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace, the story focuses on an artist who's struggling to finish a masterpiece being confronted by a lover and having to make a choice between art and love. This is Lily's second option in the previous month, having recently had success with her script Understatement.

Max Ruddock 03 Oct 2021

Congratulations to Max Ruddock who's script "Honk if You're Horny!" has recently been produced after being spotted on Script Revolution. A short romantic drama with a comedic twist, this short script which features a suicidal man whose live's inadvertently saved by a transvestite on a Grindr date who, due a case of mistaken identity, gets into the wrong car, has been produced and directed by Andoni Zorbas. IMDb details here.

Lily Blaze 03 Oct 2021

Congratulations to Rockstar Member Lily Blaze who's optioned her script "Understatement" to Andres DB. A crime short about how one woman wants to do the right thing while her friend wants to get rid of a dead body and the moonlight reveals a shocking truth about justice, the script will be translated to suit a Spanish-speaking group of acting students before being scheduled to shoot in November.

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