THE FRANCOPHILE

A blue-collar worker is promoted as company liaison for a Paris business trip. But his over-the-top French preparations put him on a fine line between cultural awareness and being a menace to society.

  • Brett Howard Nelson
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Short Script
  • Genres:
    Satirical Comedy, Character-Driven
  • Number of Pages:
    30
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • First-time Screenwriter:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • SILK ROAD FILM AWARDS CANNES
    silkroadproduction.org
    January 31, 2022
    WINNER — BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
  • RED MOVIE AWARDS — WINTER EDITION
    redmovieawards.com
    April 10, 2022
    WINNER — BEST SCRIPT
  • NEW YORK FILM AWARDS
    newyorkfilmawards.com
    December 10, 2021
    WINNER — BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
  • TOP SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
    topshorts.net
    December 29, 2021
    WINNER — BEST SCREENPLAY
  • VEGAS MOVIE AWARDS
    vegasmovieawards.com
    February 13, 2022
    WINNER — BEST SCREENWRITER / SHORT - AWARD OF PRESTIGE
  • MONTREAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
    montrealindependentfilmfestival.com
    January 22, 2022
    HONORABLE MENTION WINNER — SHORT SCRIPT
  • VEGAS MOVIE AWARDS
    vegasmovieawards.com
    February 8, 2022
    SEMI-FINALIST (BEST OF 6) — BEST SHORT SCRIPT/SCREENPLAY
  • PARIS FILM AWARDS
    parisfilmawards.net
    January 5, 2022
    OFFICIAL SELECTION — BEST SHORT SCRIPT
  • FLORENCE FILM AWARDS
    florencefilmawards.com
    January 5, 2022
    OFFICIAL SELECTION — BEST SHORT SCRIPT
Writer - Brett Howard Nelson
Writer Statement

Based on true events, this 5-time, award-winning, satirical comedy is a story about cultural misconceptions and heartfelt connections with understanding and awareness.