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Hard Cold Truth

After investing many years searching for the “Cure to the Common Cold,” this socially anemic Scientist, finds what he’s looking for, or does he?

In opposition to his claustrophobic-personal story, he realizes
true friendship and a new connection to life as he traverses through a dark, shocking possibility – The Allegation that his Cure...

Might be the death of us all.

  • Patrick L. McConnell
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    Sci-Fi, Drama
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    United States
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  • UK Film Festival London 2020

    April 4, 2020
    Top 35 Finalist in the Screenwriting Competition
  • Pasadena International Film Festival 2020

    July 14, 2020
    Finalist in the Screenwriting Competition
  • Pasadena International Film Festival 2020

    February 4, 2020
    Screenplay chosen as an Official Selection
  • 4th Annual StoryPros International Screenplay Contest

    Quarter Finalist
  • Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
    Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
    May 28, 2023
    Top Ten Finalist for Best Feature Screenplay
  • Montreal Independent Film Festival 2020
    December 15, 2020
    Nominee for Best Feature Screenplay
  • Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards 2021
    Santa Barbara, Ca
    November 15, 2021
    Honorable Mention for Feature Screenplay
Writer Biography - Patrick L. McConnell

Won for Best Script Mammoth Lakes FF 2022. Second Place Best Script at Long Island IFF 2021. When the British KAOS Screenplay Competition ran their Feature Competition, top 14 contender to win the prize of having the film Produced. Amazon Studios had its online screenwriting site, placed as a Top Reviewer. Been active in the online production company Some contributions were used in the Emmy winning show “HitRecord On TV” as well as in LG commercials and a video game. Published three novels and currently working on the forth. An active writer, photographer, poet, graphic artist, songwriter, as well as screenwriter. One script spent four years in Development with the production company, SpectreVision, headed by Elijah Wood and was also under consideration by Tribeca.

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Writer Statement

Love to collaborate and would give my all to take part in making my Dream-Worlds come to life!

If I WON the Lottery -- I would turn my scripts into Films!

But I am not what's important,

the STORY is.