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Zero Saved

Drowning in the tragedy, horror and chaos of a busy EMS system, a distraught, burned out paramedic relearns the value of his job through the eyes of a brand new paramedic partner. But, when their world starts to crumble beneath them, one final blow pushes them into an impossible bank heist caper, forcing them to face their humanity in a morality play that will change their lives forever.

  • Alan Williams
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  • Alan Williams
    March 4, 2007
    Best Original Screenplay
Writer Biography - Alan Williams

For over 20 years, Alan has established a reputation as one of the most respected, independent filmmakers in the Southern Arizona region. After film school, he honed his skills as a screenwriter and penned several feature length screenplays, garnering a number of awards while continuing work behind the camera on independent projects in a variety of capacities including DP, AD and script consultant.
He soon pressed on to resume his ambitions in the director’s chair writing, producing, directing and editing short films that enjoyed recognition on the festival circuit in addition to directing numerous music videos. Most recently, his award winning documentary, “The Avenue” just got picked up for distribution.
In 2016 he was a producer on the indie film "The Drama Club" currently available on iTunes and Amazon.
Currently, he is in development of his screenplay, Zero Saved, based on his true life experiences working as a paramedic for the past 24 years.

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Writer Statement

Zero Saved was partly written out of a need to exorcize demons from deep within after 24 years of experiencing other people's worst days. I truly believe that the general public has no idea what a paramedic does or has to deal with and film and television rarely if ever get it right. The idea was born out of a conversation I was having with fellow medics speculating about how we would rob a bank, in broad daylight and on duty.