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When a young, idealist Prince's advice is dismissed by his hands-off brother, the King, he must choose between family loyalty and the kingdom's survival as their country sinks ever deeper into civil war.

  • Rhyess Nash
  • Project Type:
    Television Script
  • Genres:
    Drama, Espionage
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  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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Writer Biography - Rhyess Nash

I am an independent filmmaker and an aspiring professional screenwriter. I have written dozens of shorts and features; along with a couple of TV pilots, such as this submission. I entered the New Haven 48 hour Filmmaking Contest for 2021 and my team and I won the Best Film Award, for "The Right Call" as well as Best Use of Genre. I was also nominated for Best Writing.

This script was submitted into the New York City Screenplay Contest 2021 where it placed as a Semi-Finalist.

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Writer Statement

I have a deep passion for screenwriting and filmmaking. I study film and story structure constantly. This script is one I've had ideas for for a long time. It was a long journey of world building and story creation until I was finally able to write the pilot episode. "Monarch" is meant as a Limited Series. I am planning a max of 6 episodes that progressively get longer as the show nears the end.