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The Drowned Man

When an award-winning journalist is sent to investigate the apparent suicide of his doppelganger, he finds himself haunted by a secret from his past.

  • Warren Paul Glover
    Dark Angels, A Man Tries to Get Back In, Heart Attack, 2 x 3
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    Screenplay, Short Script
  • Genres:
    Drama, Mystery, Suspense
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  • Swedish International Film Festival September 2021
    Arvika, Sweden
    September 21, 2021
    Best Short Script
  • 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival December 2020
    Bali, Indonesia
    December 2, 2020
    Best Short Script
  • Beyond the Curve International Film Festival November 2020
    Paris, France
    November 26, 2020
    Best Short Script or Screenplay
  • Madras Independent Film Festival September 2020
    Chennai, India
    September 3, 2020
    Best Short Script
  • Independent Shorts Awards August 2020
    Los Angeles, USA
    September 17, 2020
    Best Short Script (Honorable Mention)
  • Vegas Movie Awards June 2020
    Las Vegas, USA
    June 1, 2020
    Best Short Script - Award of Excellence
  • Top Shorts Film Festival April 2020
    Los Angeles, USA
    April 30, 2020
    Winner - Best Screenplay
Writer Biography - Warren Paul Glover

Warren Paul Glover is a British-Australian screenwriter, playwright, poet and actor.

His writing has been screened, performed and published in Australia, Britain, Ireland, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States.

Warren was a script assessor for Sydney’s Short+Sweet play festival from 2014-2018.

He has a degree in Sociology.

Writing training:

• 2013: Novel Writing - Sydney Writers’ Centre, Sydney, Australia.
• 2011: Playwriting – Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia.
• 2011: Weekend Film Producers' course - Australian Film Base, Sydney, Australia.
• 2010: Screenwriting – Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
• 2009/10: From Short Stories to Short Film – Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
• 2009: Writing Poetry & Short Stories - Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Produced credits (shorts):

• 2018: MALCOLM TURNS TO THERAPY (sit-com pilot; script editor/additional writing and played 'Malcolm'), Sydney, Australia.
• 2016: REVISE (short; script editor), Sydney, Australia.
• 2015: DIRECTOR (short; script editor), Sydney, Australia.
• 2011: DARK ANGELS (short; co-writer), Melbourne, Australia.
• 2011: A MAN TRIES TO GET BACK IN (short; writer) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
• 2011: HEART ATTACK (short; writer), Sydney, Australia.
• 2010: 2 x 3 (short; writer, co-director) Edinburgh, Scotland.

Unproduced commissions:

• ‘Out from the Shadow of Men’ (screenplay adaptation of Laila El-Sissi’s memoir)
• ‘DeCodeMe’ (dramedy feature); AzureCine (now defunct) Melbourne, Australia
• ‘Zafeer’ (drama feature) FilmStreet 1930’s Studios, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
• ‘Who Stole My Megaphone’ (drama, long short) FilmStreet 1930’s Studios, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
• ‘The Falling World of George Solomon’ (drama feature) FilmStreet 1930’s Studios, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Writer Statement

THE DROWNED MAN is a screen adaptation of my unpublished short story.