Between Darkness and Light

Set in the future, when virtual reality affords every person the chance to experience a life of dreams, the story explores the separation between what’s real and what’s fantasy and what happens when love makes those worlds indistinguishable.

  • Jake Teeny
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  • American Gem
    Hollywood, CA
    January 20, 2015
    7th Place
  • Shriekfest
    Los Angeles, CA
    July 15, 2014
  • Vail Film Festival
    Vail, CO
    January 31, 2015
    4th Place
  • Scriptamation
    Los Angeles, CA
    July 30, 2015
  • Artists Alliance Short Screenplay Competition
    Los Angeles, CA
    October 1, 2015
    Official Selection
  • Universe Multicultural Film Festival
    Rolling Hills Estates, CA
    April 15, 2015
    Official Selection
  • Cannes Latitude Film Festival Script Contest
    September 15, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Austin Revolution Film Festival
    Austin, Texas
    June 1, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Beyond Earth Film Festival
    Tamil Nadu, India
    March 11, 19
    Official Selection
  • LIFF - Lebanese Independent Film Festival
    Beirut, Lebanon
    August 1, 19
    Official Selection
Writer Biography - Jake Teeny

Jake Teeny is nearly finished with his PhD at The Ohio State University, where he largely studies the psychology of persuasion. In addition to his research, Jake also writes all kinds of fiction, from short stories in the Saturday Evening Post to screenplays in national and international competitions. For access to his articles, free eBooks, and short stories, check out There, you'll also find his weekly blog, where he applies insight from psychological and behavioral research to enhancing your everyday life.

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