Script File


A man with a troubling past runs away with his family to a secluded house by Lake Superior before Christmas, only to be met with an evil presence, determined to give him a cozy welcome.

  • Project Type:
    Short Script
  • Genres:
    Horror, Fantasy, Elevated
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  • First-time Screenwriter:
  • Student Project:

    November 15, 2022
Writer Biography

My name is Troy Basoren. I've been a thespian since I was 7. I've studied screenwriting at UCLA Extension and learned pro screenwriting from my mentorship with a horror expert, Dashiell Finley of My stories promise to hit you as hard as possible. That's why I love horror. No other genre hits you harder, especially when given the depth it deserves. --- What's your favorite scary movie?

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Writer Statement

This short film is a ‘Proof-of-Concept’ for the feature-length film, "Decorated Trees."