Script File

Among the Reeds

A young boy tries to reconcile his home life with the fantastical world of the woods that border his farm.

  • Emma Belle McGovern
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  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Horror
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  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Roy H. Park School of Communications Student Writing Award
    Ithaca, NY
    April 7, 2017
    Best Student Screenplay
Writer Biography - Emma Belle McGovern

Emma McGovern is a graduate of Ithaca College's Cinema and Photography (BS) program with minors in Animation and Art History.

Currently she is working outside of film and media but, she hopes to write for film and television. In 2017 Emma won the Roy H. Park Student Writing Award for her feature script Among the Reeds.

To see more of Emma's work check out her website at

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Writer Statement

The stories I like to write try to examine combinations of light and dark within people, and the world around them. They are often filled with horror and fantasy that challenges the characters to grow right before our eyes.