Winning Short Screenplay – BASTURD by Michael Egan

BASTURD
Written by Michael Egan

CAST LIST:

THE WOMAN – Andrea Lawrence
NARRATOR – Cassandra Guthrie

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Dark Comedy

A woman gets in trouble for having “too much” fun on the road.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

A complete bastard who get his comeuppance.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Black Comedy

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Its funny.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Bad ass

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

The Bourne Identity

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

1 day

How many stories have you written?

13

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

The guaranteed live reading.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

It was tough to lose the dialogue. In the end it turned out for the best- now it plays like a silent slapstick film. In fact I might cut the last line altogether.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Swimming at Icebergs Bondi Beach Australia

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

Don’t listen to too many writing “experts” listen to your gut its right every time.

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Editor: John Johnson

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

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