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The Revolt of the Whales

In a bleak future where whales are hunted to extinction, a violinist joins a crew determined to halt the whalers, using her unique musical skills to communicate with the whales.

  • Michael Rhodes
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  • Table Read My Screenplay
    Los Angeles
    July 1, 2015
    First Place Winner - Science Fiction
Writer Biography - Michael Rhodes

I’ve taken a variety of screenplay workshops and worked with four professional editors (three in Los Angeles and one in London) to polish my scripts. All of my scripts are award winners. Prior to screenwriting I was a secondary English and science teacher then marketed an internationally-recognized science radio program. I have a short story published in the Warren Adler Anthology in New York City.

The Revolt of the Whales - First Place Winner - Science Fiction Category in the Table Read My Screenplay competition). It was a finalist in five additional contests.

Bison Man, a drama, was Grand Prize Winner in the Cynosure screenwriting competition - Diversity. It was also a finalist in two additional contests.

The Want Ads, my romantic comedy with music, was the Silver Award Winner in Comedy in the World Series of Screenwriting. It was also a finalist in six additional contests.

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Writer Statement

Big. Bold. CGI. Summer Fun. Every culture in the world honors whales.