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PROMISE

Keeping a promise made as a child to his dying dad, a magically gifted teenager enlists a disillusioned Vietnam vet to help find a mythical warrior culture in the vast and always dangerous Amazon.

  • John T. Frederick
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Screenplay
  • Number of Pages:
    100
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • EVOLUTION! MALLORCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    Spain
    Top 8 FINALIST
  • FILMQUEST
    Utah
    Top 10 Finalist
Writer Biography - John T. Frederick

23/10 – HOLLYWOOD GOLD AWARDS
“George & Dorothy” - WIN – Best Inspirational Film

23/08 – WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL – Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
“A Need For Something New” - WIN – Best Feature Comedy Screenplay

23/07 – PARIS AWARDS FILM FESTIVAL – France
“Learning To Be Human” - WIN – Best Original Screenplay

23/07 – ONE-REELER SHORT FILM COMPETITION – Los Angeles
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – “George & Dorothy”
BEST ACTRESS – Tina D'Marco

23/07 – AUSTIN COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL - “America: The Truthfully Absurd Life And Times Of Florance Meltingpott” - FINALIST (Top 6)

23/05 – MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL
“Learning To Be Human” - FINALIST (Top 10)

23/04 – GLOBAL-SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Los Angeles - “George & Dorothy” - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

23/02 - SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
“A Man Running Blind” - Semi-Finalist (Top 12)
“Learning To Be” - FINALIST (Top 4)
“A Quiet Soul” - Semi-Finalist (Top 12)

23/01 - “George & Dorothy” - Short Script - PRODUCED

22/09 – CATALINA FILM FESTIIVAL
“A Need For Something New” - FINALIST

22/02 – SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
“A Need For Something New” - WINNER

22/01 – HAYDENFILMS 1.0 SCREENWRITING COMPETITION
“A Man Running Blind” - Top 10 Semi-Finalist

21/09 – BLACK SWAN FILM FESTIVAL – (INDIA)
“An Endangered Species” - AWARD WINNER

21/03 – ALL GENRE SCREENPLAY CONTEST
“All-American - The Life And Times Of Florance Honeypott” -
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20/12 – OSLO FILM FESTIVAL
“An Endangered Species” - Top 5 FINALIST

20/12 – TWIN FALLS SANDWICHES FILM FESTIVAL
“Promise” - FINALIST

20/10 – SoCal FILM AWARDS
“Bronko And Dorothy” - Award of Excellence, 2nd Place FINALIST

20/06 – INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS
“The All-American Life Of Florance Honeypott” - Top 6 FINALIST
“The Need For Something New” - Top 6 FINALIST

20/04 – IRVINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
“The Need For Something New” - WINNER

20/03 – OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL
“Bronko And Dorothy” - Top 3 Short Script FINALIST

19/12 – STORYPROS INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY CONTEST
“Promise” - FINALIST

19/12 – LOS ANGELES FEEDBACK FILM AND SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL
“The Need For Something New” - WINNER

19/09 – INDIE SHORT FEST – Los Angeles
“Bronko and Dorothy” - Top 5 FINALIST

19/06 – BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Spain
“The Need For Something New – Official FINALIST

19/06 – GOLDEN SCRIPT COMPETITION – Glasgow, Scotland
“Western Dragons” - Top 13 FINALIST

19/05 – SAN FRANCISO INT. SCREENWRITING COMPETITION
“Seven Days” - Top 15 Semi-Finalist

18/08 – LIONSHEAD FILM FESTIVAL - “Western Dragons” - WINNER (BEST Feature Script)

18/08 – FILMMATIC SCREENPLAY AWARDS - “SEX, LIFE, LOVE... in a small corner” - FINALIST

18/06 - Los Angeles Television, Script and Film Festival - “Running Blind” - WINNER (BEST Unproduced Script)

18/06 – LOS ANGELES INT'L UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL - “Western Dragons” - FINALIST (Top 5/Honorable Mention)

18/04 – CANNES SCREENPLAY CONTEST - “Western Dragons” - FINALIST (Action-Adventure/2nd Place)

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