Written by lifelong actor and creative writer
dark-comedy short film script with horror overtones.
Its premise is based on one some various questions of theology Geoffrey has pondered throughout his life, with Geoffrey's wit and dark-humoured spin.
on the script and storyline at
had a few interesting takes on the concept.
Should it get funded, the talent attached to the project include
William Joseph Hill
as Luke, and
As an actor, Geoffrey worked with all three talented performers in the past;
William with an USC silent comedy student film
Greenwald's Amazing Garden Tonic,
and the two are both members of
the Hollywood based film collective
We Make Movies,
where the script was workshopped via public table-reading.
Geoffrey enjoys boundry pushing, and seeing of there's A Line that can be crossed.
His scripts generally are harmless, but can give the impression of creating discourse through discomfort.
Some of the arguments risen in this script Geoffrey wondered if it would Cross A Line.
As authors can suggest specific actors to read roles for the table-read, Geoffrey suggested a actor he knew would be excellent, despite the role being written "for" Georgie Leahy.
To Geoffrey's surprised, his friend called, and while impressed with the script, she politely declined as many of the challenges in the script went against her personal beliefs.
Ironically, such was the whole point of the script.
Geoffrey had worked with Georgie Leahy and Damian Gerard in the live immersive theater horror show
The Tension Experience,
directed and co-written by
Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Darren Lynn Bousemen.
Both Georgie and Damian are from England, so offering them the roles of Mary and Father worked perfectly.
Both actors love the script and look forward to shooting it when they can.
At the start of October 2020 the
Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
notified Geoffrey that
was officially a Finalist in their September script competition.
A couple of days later, word was received it was one of the three Winners for
Best Original Screenplay.
More to come as events develop.