Written by Matt Holland
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Fr. Nick Rye is becoming North America’s preeminent exorcist through geographical happenstance: his parish is the closest to Niagara Falls, where a breached portal to the underworld located in one of its tourist traps is being poorly guarded by untrained incompetents.
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What is your screenplay about?
A lonely exorcist armed only with a crucifix and a pump-action Holy-water dispenser tries to save mankind by beating back demons who have breached a portal to hell located beneath Niagara Falls.
What genres does your screenplay under?
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
Because it’s scary, fun and morally challenging.
How would you describe this script in two words?
(The) Rite Stuff
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
How many stories have you written?
between 30 and 50
What motivated you to write this screenplay?
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
inherent verbosity, formatting
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
Don’t trust your memory when an idea strikes you; write it down.
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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Editor: John Johnson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne