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Act of Loyalty

A gangster falls in love with a woman he meets on the job, but when it’s revealed that she’s an undercover cop, his boss orders him to kill her.

  • Iannis Aliferis
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  • Shiny Sparkle Independent Online Film Festival
    December 31, 2021
    Award Winner Feature Script
  • Dublin World Film Festival
    Dublin, Canada
    March 11, 2022
    Semi-Finalist Best Original Screenwriting
  • Hamburg Film Awards
    Hamburg, Germany
    January 31, 2022
    Feature Script Official Selection
  • Birsamunda International Film Awards
    Tamil Nadu, India
    February 5, 2023
    Award Winner/Best Feature Script
  • International Manhattan Film Awards
    New York, USA
    March 17, 2023
    Official Selection/Best Script
    Pasadena, CA, USA
    August 3, 2023
    Official Selection/Large Script
  • British Indie Festival Film & Music
    London, UK
    September 9, 2023
    Official Selection/Best Feature Script
Writer Biography - Iannis Aliferis

Iannis is a multi-award-winning writer and filmmaker. His romantic dramedy script "Only Loves Matters" won a Gold Award for Original Screenplay from the Hollywood Gold Awards, the film of which is currently undergoing a successful festival run, while his noir thriller screenplay “Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case” was a Semi-Finalist at the Hong Kong Indie Film Festival 2021 and his romantic action comedy script “Valentina, Relationship Killer” won Best Unproduced Screenplay at the Berlin International Art Film Festival. Prior to that, his dramedy screenplay "Mary and Dionysus" was a Semi-Finalist at the Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Competition 2018 as well as reaching the Quarterfinals at the 2019 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting competition and his short film "Headz" won a Gold Lion Award at the2016 London Film Awards. When not writing screenplays or making films, he scribes short stories and comic books. He also loves to eat and sleep. He’s a sucker for rakomelo, dark chocolate, and honey. Finally, he's a firm believer that humankind was at its best during the thousands of years of hunting and gathering but knows that, unfortunately, he wouldn't last two days alone in the wilderness.

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Writer Statement

The 'Act of Loyalty' screenplay is a tale of forbidden love wrapped tightly in the bosoms of an action, crime thriller setting. It is influenced by films of the 70s and early 80s and features thrills and spills as well as humour and romance.