Again, thank you very much for this invaluable feedback. I agree with you all the way. This feedback and the others are giving me such a wonderful road map to rewrite. I’m so fortunate.
Watch the May 2016 Fan Fiction Screenplay Winners.
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Synopsis: Some stories are too important, some stories must be retold. The story of Anakin Skywalker will be molded between the pressure of separate forces vying for his soul, which will determine the fate of the galaxy.
Genre: Comic book, Drama, Sci Fi, Action, Superhero
Synopsis: A tragic turns of events leaves one of the world’s greatest heroes injured, without his powers and public enemy number one.
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson
Watch the winning Comic Book Screenplay Readings performed by professional actors at the festival.
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|TV PILOT – GOTHAM NIGHTS
June 2013 Reading
Written by Adam Kennedy
|BEST SCENE – Comic Cons
December 2015 Reading
Written by Peter Harmon & Larry Postel
|TV SPEC – ARROW “Second Chances”
March 2015 Reading
Written by Molly Driscoll
|SHORT SCRIPT – Batman: Patient Zero
December 2015 Reading
Written by Andrew Akler
|SHORT – BATMAN/SUPERMAN FAN Script
March 2015 Reading
Written by Glenn Magas & Dale Fabrigar
|BEST SCENE – BIONIC (From Bionic Man TV Pilot)
March 2015 Reading
Written by Craig Glatt
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
Animation/Comic Book, 7min, USA
|TV PILOT – Vincent Locke: Villain-At-Law
December 2015 Reading
Written by Christiaan Alexander Kutlik
In today’s market, agents and producers are looking for new talent who can write under the parameters of existing works and franchises. The art of adding a new twist/plot while knowing the themes and characters of the works you’re writing for. That is why the Fan Fiction Festival has been created.
Submit a FAN FICTION Script of a classic television show, movie series, or iconic franchise. Any past TV show or movie in the history of cinema. For example: You can send in a Friends TV screenplay, or a feature script from the Star Wars universe
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Watch Recent Winners:
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
(Superman and Batman Story)
by Glenn Magas & Dale Fabrigar
FAN FICTION – DOCTOR WHO
Written by Mark Renshaw
Deadline August 15th: SUBMIT TV PILOT/SPEC Script – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
Watch the FAMILY GUY Winning TV SPEC Performance Reading by Dave Chan
Peter Griffin must find a way to get back his foreclosed house when Lois threatens to leave him for good. Meg falls in love with a new student at school who doubles as a heroin drug lord, and Stewie corners the market on Cheerios by pushing the popular breakfast cereal to addicted toddlers.
NARRATOR – Lorry Ayers
PETER – Adam Martignetti
LOIS – Marsha Mason
STEWIE – Dan Cristofori
BRIAN – Allan Brunet
CHRIS/PHUC – Geoff Mays
MEG – Victoria Kucher
Watch WINNING TV PILOT Screenplay Readings
Watch WINNING TV SPEC Screenplay Readings
READ 100s of testimonials for past submitters –
Deadline TODAY: FIRST SCENE (first 10pgs) SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL Get it performed at the festival. Full feedback
– Submit the first stages of your film, get it performed at the festival, and get full feedback!
Watch the First Scene Script Reading of DIETRICH DANZIG by John Pisano-Thomsen:
A 95-year-old Pink Triangle survivor recalls his romance with a Nazi Officer’s son in 1935 that led to his interment at Dachau.
NARRATOR – Susan Q Wilson
Dr. Bitten – Todd Dulmage
Ziggy – Barry Minshull
Zaki – Rob Young
Pearce – Jacob Klick
Emma – Alissa DeGrazia
Get to know writer John Pisano-Thomsen:
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Watch the Winning Fan Fiction Screenplay of Batman “Joker’s Vendetta”:
Interview with the winning writer Sean Ballantyne by Matthew Toffolo:
Matthew: What motivated you to write this Batman Fan Short Script?
Sean: Practice, and fun, really. I had an idea to write a fan-film and cram it with all the references I could to see how far I could go without derailing it. Ultimately it was a great exercise in scripting.
Matthew: What is this script about?
Sean: I was kind of going for a theme of duality. Each major character has two lives that they live, there are two angles to everything etc. It’s not entirely evident in the end result, but my ability to write thematic explorations wasn’t as evolved back then. (I first wrote it over ten years ago.) Plot wise, it’s about the Joker murdering mobsters, and no one really knows why.
Matthew: What Batman universe does this script fall under?
Sean: The Sean-iverse! =)
I didn’t place it in any specific existing continuity. Though, I did envision a late 40s- early 50s kind of feel in terms of look and style. I left any direct references out of the script itself, it was simply my thoughts for setting while writing it.
Matthew: The character of Penguin is dynamic but not what I was used to in a Penguin as many of us see the Danny DeVito – Batman Returns character. Who is the real Penguin in the Batman universe? Yours or the Tim Burton version?
Sean: Penguin has gone through a lot of changes over the years, many of them silly. I hated the Danny DeVito version. I prefer the Penguin as a criminal aristocrat – a gentleman of crime. Before the Dark Knight Rises went into production, I had this hope that Christopher Nolan was going to use the Penguin (Philip Seymour Hoffman was rumoured for the role at the time) as just that – a crime boss akin to Marvel’s Wilson Fisk (Kingpin) – outwardly a socially upstanding pillar of the community – but really a crimelord. This would be a great counterpoint to Bruce Wayne, who is outwardly a spoiled brat, living a playboy lifestyle but secretly risks his life to help the city.
Matthew: On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest), how badly do you want to turn this script into a movie?
Sean: Oh, I’d say a 7 or 8. If I had the expendable cash I’d totally try and make it. But I suspect that, in order to do it right, I’d need a lot more expendable cash than I currently have. A LOT more. Do you think a Kickstarter might work? Ha!
Matthew: What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Sean: Likely a toss up between the original Star Wars, and Raiders of the Lost Ark. As a kid I played them over and over.
Matthew: What year do you predict Warner Brothers to “rebrand” the Batman franchise?
Sean: That would be next year. The movie’s already made and coming out next Summer. Warner’s scrambling to catch up to Marvel on the whole ‘shared universe’ concept. They’re starting with the crossover event (Batman Vs Superman) and everyone’s getting a solo afterwards.
Matthew: What’s the process on writing a fan script? To just understand the universe you’re writing for backwards and forwards?
Sean: Absolutely – you definitely need to know the characters. At the same time, it’s a creative work, so there’s wiggle room to try something new. But having that understanding going in is really important if you want to be true to the story’s roots, I think. To paraphrase Picasso – know the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Matthew: If you could be a comic book character, who would you be?
Sean: Argh! Too many to choose from… my head’s going to explode with the possibilities!
Matthew: What comic book character needs to have their own movie franchise?
Sean: A lot of the ones I’d like to see are already in production – Dr. Strange, Black Panther, Wonder Woman (finally), Deadpool….
I’d love to see The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen redone properly. Alas, Alan Moore has been so mistreated by various entities when it comes to his properties, he’s pretty much stated that none of is work will ever get a film treatment again if he can help it.
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