Watch Short Screenplay Reading of SYMPOSIUM, by Tom Grady

WILDsound Festival

Watch SYMPOSIUM, Short Script Reading:


NARRATOR – Becky Shrimpton
WOMAN – Fran Townend
SERVICE MAN – Sean Ballantyne

Get to know writer Tom Grady:

1. What is your screenplay about?

“Symposium” is about a very lonely woman who enlists a serviceman to make sense of the sudden appearance of a large appliance in her living room.

2. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

This script has made many people laugh, and laugh hard only to have the wind taken out of them by the ending. I got very excited indulging myself in the word play of the woman, just being silly and absurd. I also wanted to make this very cinematic and draw attention to our new normal, our selfie society, that we only feel secure when we feel we’re in control of our image—and this is of course a folly. In this regard, I…

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Monthly Festival showcasing new TV Pilots and TV Spec Screenplays. All submissions receive full feedback. Winners get their script performed by professional actors and shown online.

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