Matchsticks 2.0

When user metrics from a popular game are used by the government to target genetically imperfect citizens for forced optimisation procedures, the game's lead designer is forced to confront the difference between perfect and special... because his own son is in the crosshairs.

  • Shane Walsh-Smith
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    Television Script
  • Genres:
    spec, sci-fi, drama
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  • WildSOUND Fantasy/Sci-Fi Screenplay Contest

    January 20, 2020
  • Top Indie Film Awards

    May 31, 2020
    Nominee - Best Feature Screenplay
  • Underground Indie Film Festival

    June 7, 2020
    Official selection
  • Scriptapalooza Television Writing Competition

    August 5, 2020
  • AFIN International Film Festival

    August 24, 2020
  • Indie Suspense Horror Sci-Fi Film Festival

    October 6, 2020
    Official selection
  • Changing Face International Film Festival

    October 8, 2020
    Monthly Winner
Writer Biography - Shane Walsh-Smith

Shane Walsh-Smith's scripts have won or placed as finalists in more than thirty contests so far in 2020. He's a lifelong writer, a furious scripturient for whom fiction is the prism through which he understands the world and himself. Shane has written professionally in many forms, and might be the only person in the world to get a comic published in a refereed academic journal.

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