A teenage girl, hypnotized into committing a murder, meets a wise old nun who dramatically changes her life by helping her inspire thousands of other women.
Narrator: Carina Cojeen
Marcia: Norma Dunphy
Amelia: Lindsay Gerro
Get to know the writer:
What is your screenplay about?
LETTERS TO AMELIA is about a teenage girl with low self esteem, searching for the meaning of her life.
What genres does your screenplay fall under?
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
It will provide inspiration and guidance to the young audiences who view the film.
How would you describe this script in two words?
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
Goodbye Mr. Chips (Peter O’Toole version)
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
4 months. I had already written the book which the screenplay is based on.
How many stories have you written?
17 screenplays and 28 books
What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
SOMEWHERE (West Side Story)
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
none. I was able to finish the screenplay with no issues as I adapted it from my YA novel, LETTERS TO EMILY
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
consciousness and psychology. I am intrigued about the way we think and how thoughts control our lives. How the invisible forces influence us on the physical plane (thoughts, emotions, feelings-all invisible, all control us)
What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?
I thought it would be a fun competition and that the content of LETTERS TO AMELIA would be a good fit. I took the comments onboard and have made some adjustments to the screenplay as a result of them.
Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Director: Kierston Drier
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson
Camera Operator: Mary Cox