Winning Short Screenplay – Bargain by David Brin

BARGAIN
Written by David Brin

CAST LIST:

BUTLER – Dan Cristofori
RONALD REAGAN – Peter Nelson
NARRATOR – Laura Kyswaty

SYNOPSIS:

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Political

How the United States sabotaged their own space program at about the same time that the USSR collapse.

What is your screenplay about?

At one level, it is a rumination on a coincidence, that we in the United States sabotaged our own space program at about the same time that the USSR collapse. At another level, it is a tragicomic look at what can happen when a great nation allows itself to be led by a delusional mind.

What genres does your screenplay under?

Science fiction, political

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

It is funny.

How would you describe this script in two words?

Suicidal bargain.

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

The Postman

How long have you been working on this screenplay?

One evening.

How many stories have you written?

Several hundred. Some of them have appeared in 25 languages.

What motivated you to write this screenplay?

a dare.

What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?

None

Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

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

I offer plenty of advice for new writers at http://www.davidbrin.com/advice.htm

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

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

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