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Comedy short film scripts

My short film scripts and screenplays: by Movie Genre, Complexity, Situation or Plot Device, Technical Requirements

As frequent readers of this blog will know, I’ve got a book length collection of short screenplays for short films. People ask me from time to time, “What kinds of film genres and scenarios do your short scripts include?” Here is the exhaustive (and somewhat annotated) list. The links take you to blog …

Two Documentary Short Film screenplays: Mockumentary and Improv

Well, you can’t script or storyboard a real documentary until you’ve shot footage. Run the cameras now and deal with narrative structure later. I love documentaries, though. Documentary is a fun genre, and fiction films often borrow documentary language. The result? I’ve written two scripts using very different documentary film …

Party Scene short film screenplay – working title “Cut the Crowd”

Working Title of the Script: “Cut the Crowd” Party Short Film log line: In this party scene, a roomful of people compete for the attention of a successful, late-arriving VIP. How will the presence (or perception) of power change other people’s actions and options – for an hour, an evening, or indefinitely? …

Therapy Scene short film screenplay: working title “I’m Game If You Are”

Working Title of the Script: “I’m Game If You Are” Locations: 3 Casting: 2 actors, 3 actresses. 2 actors or actresses (these characters could be either gender). Logline: A screenwriter explains his newest idea to his shrink – a TV game show. Both become consumed in the game world. Film Synopsis: …