DRAGGING THE MARK, by Suzy Stein
Reading of the 1st scene screenplay
In a bleak future where the rich live in the light, the criminals disappear into the dark, and justice is handed down with absolute finality, an intricate con game goes very wrong. Or does it?
10 Questions with the Writer
1. Why should your script be made into a film?
My script is unique, sexy and a lot of fun.
2. How long have you been writing screenplays?
I have been writing screen plays for about 5 years.
3. What film have you seen the most in your life?
Roman Holiday (Rome, by all means, Rome!)
4. What artists in the film industry would you love to work with?
John Carpenter tops a very long list.
5. How many screenplays have you written?
I have written 4 short screen plays and attempted one feature length in need of revision.
6. Ideally, where would you like to be in 5 years?
I would like to be writing full time and making a nice living doing it.
7. Describe your process; do you have a set routine, method for writing?
I have no set routine. I write when I can. I try to write with Fernando Perez, my writing and directing partner, on Tuesay nights and Saturdays.
8. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Life! It's short and you need to be happy. I adore my family and friends, all things entertainment, and chocolate.
9. What influenced you to enter the WILDsound Script Contest?
I had heard good things about WILDsound from other writers and I liked the fact that they give feedback on all entries. Plus, I think having your work read by actors would be really special.
10. Any advice or tips you'd like to pass on to other writers?
I belong to a screenwriter's group. We bring in pages of our scripts for review and comment. I have learned so much from other writers' comments and from just reading other scripts. Plus I have met some AMAZING and talented people. I consider most of our Wednesday night table read members family.