Option C

Ruby is stuck. Struggling through her early thirties, she wants to be an artist, but she also needs to make money. Her fiance Michael seems to have settled into milquetoast adulthood and her new artist friend Autumn is tempting her with her vagabond, gallery-hopping lifestyle. Should she chose option A: pursue her dreams with reckless abandon or B: give it all up for an office job? Are these the only options? Can't there be an "option C"?

  • Lincoln L. Hayes
    Pillow Talk, What Kent Did, Husband Training web series
  • Rachel Riendeau
    Pillow Talk
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    Screenplay, Short Script
  • Genres:
    Comedy, rom-com
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Lincoln L. Hayes, Rachel Riendeau

Lincoln and Rachel starting producing content for the web together in 2010. Both avid fans of film and television, they've bonded over their love of the classics, high fantasy, and romantic comedies. Their first short, "Pillow Talk" won Best Screenplay and the Goldstone Award for Emerging Vermont Filmmakers at the Vermont International Film Festival in 2015 as well as Best Comedy in the New England Online Film Festival. Their next short, "What Kent Did", was an official selection of the Chain NYC Film Festival in 2016. Their parody PSA video "People for the Ethical Treatment of Rancors" was featured on Nerdist.com, and the two starred in a series of commercials for Car Share VT. With their production company Pretty Beard Productions, this husband and wife team are dedicated to telling relatable stories with a side ridiculous.

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Writer Statement

We initially set out to write a female-positive tale of figuring out life in your 30s. All the struggles and uncertainties of life as you try to navigate jobs and social lives, are any of us actually doing it right? Do you go with the path everyone seems to be telling you to choose or do you go with your heart and follow your dreams? Or is there another option that combines both?