*Page Screenwriting Awards 2-time Quarter-Finalist *Shore Scripts Semi-Finalist *Screenwriting Goldmine Quarter-Finalist *Screencraft Quarter-Finalist *Create50 'The Impact' Finalist *Creative England Talent Module 2016 *BBC Writersroom Final Stager *Here Film Fund Commission 2017
*Page Screenwriting Awards 2-time Quarter-Finalist*Shore Scripts Semi-Finalist*Screenwriting Goldmine Quarter-Finalist*Screencraft Quarter-Finalist*Create50 'The Impact' Finalist*Creative England Talent Module 2016*BBC Writersroom Final Stager*Here Film Fund Commission 2017

SCRIPT PORTFOLIO

If you would like to read a script or indeed know more about a particular project, please don't hesitate to drop me an email. :)

FEATURE FILMS:

Being Jimmy (Thriller)

An ex-con struggling to go straight is playfully signed up to 'Find My Doppelganger' by his social-media savvy, fun-loving wife. His jealous double soon begins to voyeuristically stalk the couple resulting in a dangerous infatuation.

*Currently Writing

 

Pig (Crime/Romance)

A tough, old-skool copper goes undercover to bring down gangster #1. The case hits a snag when she falls in love with her mark whilst London's underworld prepare for battle around them.

*Page Awards Quarter Finalist, Shore Scripts Quarter Finalist.

 

Dogbite (Action/exploitation)

Hoping for a fresh start, a biker with a violent past moves his family to New Mexico. When their paths cross with a sadistic local, all hell breaks loose leading him down a familiar path of violence and retribution.

*Screencraft Quarter Finalist, Screenwriting Goldmine Quarter Finalist

 

Allow Me To Introduce Yourself (Drama)

A drug addict and a business man form an unlikely bond through a mutual love for music. They begin to rely on each other for guidance as their usual, mundane lives begin to spiral out of control

 

Snog (Drama/Coming of age)

The young son of a strict Jehovah's witness chases his first kiss whilst spending the summer with his alcoholic father on a rough council estate.

*Page Awards Quarter-Finalist

TV:

Gwentboys (6-part TV Comedy Drama)

A dillusional nightclub owner attempts to reform and reintroduce the semi-successful 90's boyband 'Xcite', the only problem is they weren't that good the first time around.

*Final Read Stage BBC Writersroom Comedy Script Call.

NARRATIVE SHORTS:

Tokyo Night Drive (Drama)

A shy english teacher working in Japan becomes infatuated with one of his teenage pupils resulting in a violent and chaotic climax on a Tokyo expressway.

 

Mamba (Body-Horror)

An ageing journeyman boxer obsessed with winning takes a performance-enhancing drug which causes terrifying changes to his mind and body. *iShorts 2016 project - Final Round

 

Porphyrophobia (Dark Comedy-Drama)

A rare celestial event has a bizarre impact on a stir crazy mother and her phobic, adult son.

*Produced by Shunk Films

 

Sunday Worship (Drama):

A pensioner keeps his ailing health from his wife, but finds solace supporting his local football team

*Here Film Commission 2017

 

A Girl and Her Gun (Drama/Modern Western)

A tormented and neglected 12 year old finds solace watching classic western movies. When she finds a gun in her late father's loft she decides to take it to school and stand up to her tormentors just like her gunslinging heroes.

*Produced by Shunk Films - Award Winning Short Film

 

Old Skool (Urban Drama)

Two lifelong, octogenarian friends and war veterans are harrassed by a local thug, they are eventually pushed to their limits resulting in 'old skool' retribution.

*Quarter and Semi-Finalist Shore Scripts

 

Peter & The Incredibley Grotesque Monster With Two Disgusting Faces (Childrens)

A child with a unique and colourful imagination sets out to banish the beasts he overhears his mother talking of, only to realise they are not as beastly as he thought.

*Full Read Stage BBC Writersroom

 

 

Contact

If you have ever wanted to ask me something, anything, then please feel free.

You can also use the below e-mail address to discuss any freelance work, request scripts or just open a line of communication :)

 

paul@shunkfilms.co.uk

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