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A former boxing champion, looking to leave a legacy for his son, must face his toughest battle yet: His mind, his past, and his hometown.

“Beatdown” is the story of a boxer, Rockin’ Ron Johnson who is trying to recover his life after a humiliating loss that ended his comeback. Diagnosed with a dangerous aneurysm, his boxing career ends in a swirl of rumors that he has gone back to the bottle. Ron is trying to secure his legacy by reconnecting with his son Ronnie in his old home town.

  • Derek G Bailey
    Kamren's Haven
  • Justin Gorun
    Babies, Drunks, & Fools
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    Short Script
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Derek G Bailey, Justin Gorun

Derek Bailey is an Atlanta based ScreenWriter and Film Producer.

Currently, Derek has completed two feature length scripts and five short scripts with more in the works. In April 2021, the short film “Babies, Drunks, & Fools” marked his first script to be filmed. Scheduled to be filmed in June 2021 will be “Dead by Tomorrow”, “An Ernest Life”, and “Rhodes Rage”.

He is an Iraq War Veteran. In the Army Derek covered all aspects of military operations during his time in service by creating news stories and finding ways to help families connect with their loved ones. Derek received the Bronze Star in 2007 for his tireless work of writing, filming, and postproduction.

Now in civilian life, Derek has returned to his passion of screenwriting that had begun in 2004. When he is not working on his latest script, he enjoys spending time with his family.

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Justin Gorun is a teacher and screenwriter. Having started in the field of music, he earned a degree in Music Industry from Middle Tennessee State University after studying at Berklee College of Music.

Justin spent years as a freelance musician and engineer before moving into full time teaching. There, he developed his interest in writing, using the greatest writers of all time as inspiration.

He has several scripts in the works, including the short “Babies, Drunks, and Fools” which completed filming in April 2021. A lifelong sci fi and horror fan, he has strong opinions on why Han definitely shot first and why Stephen King is right about the Shining. When not grading papers, he sleeps.