A woman with an alternative lifestyle is looking for the ultimate adventure. True love.

  • Deirdre Patterson
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay, Short Script
  • Number of Pages:
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • First-time Screenwriter:
  • Student Project:
  • 2016 4th Annual The Write Room Screenplay Competition

    Second Round Finalist
  • 2016 Creative World Awards Screenplay Competition

    Quarter Finalist
  • 2016 Boston International Film Festival
    Boston, MA
    Semi Finalist
  • 2016 LA Neo Noir Novel, Film and Script Festival
    Beverly Hills, CA
    Gold Award Winner
  • 2015 Screenplay Fesitval

  • 2015 Back In The Box Competition
    Toluca Lake, CA
    Official Selection
  • 9th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

    Quarter Finalist
  • 2015 BLOW UP Chicago International Arthouse Film Fest Storytelling Competition
    Chicago, IL
    Official Selection
  • 2015 Mile High Horror Film Festival
    Denver, CO
    Official Selection
  • 2015 Here Be Dragons International New Genre Film Festival
    Winner-Best Drama Script
Writer Biography - Deirdre Patterson

Deirdre started writing at the age of fourteen with poems and short stories.
Her love of horror, thrillers, exploitation and dark comedies also started young with watching way too many 1970s exploitation, 1980s slasher and foreign films.
With a background in theater, mostly behind the scenes, Deirdre switched from short stories to writing staged plays. She has completed seven stage plays with topics ranging from a murder mystery set in the 1890s to an S/M themed, disco musical. Three of her plays are in her book, Ladies & Whores: Three Two Act Plays. Available on and
In 2005, Deirdre ventured into the world of screenwriting. All of her scripts have either won or placed highly in multiple screenwriting competitions.

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Writer Statement

I have a tendency to merge genres and my hope is to continue to write strong female roles, change the face of horror and have my words expressed both on stage and screen. Like every other writer, I am looking for a creative home.