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A Long Awaited Day

When a WW2 plane wreckage is discovered, it begins a journey home that unites a group of strangers and turns them into a family. Based on actual events.

  • Mary-Kate Allen
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  • Content Creators of Atlanta
    Atlanta, GA
    July 13, 2019
    Best Feature Screenplay
  • Women Who Write in Film

    February 15, 2020
    Best Screenplay
Writer Biography - Mary-Kate Allen

Mary Kate Allen graduated with a B.S. in Journalism from Georgia Southern University. The former newspaper editor left writing temporarily to work at an aerospace corporation. Since taking up the figurative pen again, she has won Content Creators of Atlanta's Best Feature Screenplay as well as Best Screenplay at the Women Who Write in Film Screenplay Contest. Allen has also been added to the List of Recommended Screenwriters. Her feature and television screenplays have been finalists and official selections in multiple festivals. She currently resides in Georgia.

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As a former journalist, I have always found the best stories to be the ones that come from real life events. And I don't have to look very far for inspiration. For example, A Long Awaited Day is based on my family’s struggle to bring home a loved one from war.