Short Screenplay – THE STRUGGLE by Janice Kennedy

Written by Janice Kennedy


Genre: Dark Comedy

Life and Death meet and it’s all over for Life until Hope enters the picture.


VOICE – Rikki Wright
LIFE – Gabriel Darku
NARRATOR – Michelle Alexander

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

The struggle between Life and Death.

What genres does your screenplay under?


Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It’s got a clown in it.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Life / Death

What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

“It’s A Wonderful Life”

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

All my life.

How many stories have you written?


What motivated you to write this screenplay?

I was asked to write a one-minute play by my playwrights group in Seattle. I thought I’d challenge myself to writing about the struggle between Life and Death in one page. When I read about the LA FEEDBACK festival of one-page screenplays, I decided to adapt my stage play into a screenplay.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Trying to lay out the struggle between Life and Death in one page.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

My husband.

Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Keep writing.

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

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