Winning Short Screenplay – GINGER BIG DOG by Jimena Carías

Written by Jimena Carías


NARRATOR – Vince Jerad
DARIEL – Peter-Mark Raphael


Genre: Dramedy

Big man really loves his big dog.

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your screenplay about?

Dariel loves his mischievous dog name Ginger. Dariel wants to take Ginger for a peaceful walk, but with Ginger you never know what could happen.

What genres does your screenplay under?


Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Movies that deal with dogs are always a bit hit, such as Beethoven and Marley and me. It’s time to explore Pitbull’s real character’s they are mischievous, loyal an obedient. This is one of those all family movies that everyone loves

How would you describe this script in two words?

Big dog.

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

Beauty and the Beast.

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

A month.

How many stories have you written?

5 Features scripts, 1 original TV Pilot, a novel in Spanish, Seven shorts.

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

The real Ginger. She is a very cute big dog.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

Making your story short is hard. You always want to put on more details.

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I am a professional dancer. I teach Zumba and Belly Dancing.

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

Keep writing and don’t get discourage for the many rewrites you’ll have to do to your work. Just keep writing, 

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Editor: John Johnson

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