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Stand Tall!

A Vegas waitress tripled in size, now a showroom headliner, falls for the scientist who accidentally enlarged her. She vows to save him when he's kidnapped by her abusive ex, a blackmailing mobster and a haughty former showgirl.

  • Vincent J. Paterno
    Writer
  • Script Type:
    Screenplay
  • Genres:
    Romantic comedy, musical
  • Number of Pages:
    104
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Script Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles, CA
    finalist
  • IndustryBOOST competition

    finalist
  • Las Vegas International Screenwriting Competition
    Las Vegas, NV
    August 21, 2017
    Finalist, comedy
  • Oaxaca FilmFest
    Oaxaca, Mexico
    Official selection
  • Die Laughing Film Festival
    Hollywood, CA
    May 25, 2018
    Best Character (Colleen Cossitt)
  • LA LIVE Film Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    November 10, 2018
  • Page Turner Screenplay GENRE Competition

    September 30, 2018
Writer Biography - Vincent J. Paterno

Vincent Paterno is a veteran writer, editor and film buff who has run the classic Hollywood site Carole & Co., http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/, since June 2007.

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Writer Statement

"Stand Tall!": A modern-day comedy with heart, a retro (yet feminist) sensibility and a lovable, literally larger-than-life heroine in Colleen Cossitt.