FILM AND TV WRITING AND PRODUCTION
Besides writing her own screenplays, shorts, and TV pilots, Gini Graham Scott writes screenplays, adapts books into screenplays, and writes scripts for documentaries and TV pilots for clients.
She produces book and screenplay trailers, documentaries, TV pilots, and shorts, too. Her feature film SUICIDE PARTY #SAVEDAVE, which she wrote and executive produced, has been picked up by a major distributor: R Squared Films for release in early 2016.
She also helps writers find film producers, production companies, agents, managers, distributors, directors, and other film industry contacts or promote their films to the media.
Her books on filmmaking include: The Complete Guide to Distributing an Indie Film; The Complete Guide to Writing, Producing, and Directing a Low-Budget Short Film; Finding Funds for Your Film or TV Project; and Marketing Films to Millennials and Baby Boomers.
She can do any of the following for you:
• Write an original treatment, script or TV pilot from your idea or notes
• Adapt your novel, memoir, or nonfiction book into
a script for a feature film or documentary
• Turn your treatment or screenplay into a novel
• Analyze your screenplay and give you feedback or edit it
• Help you find a film producer, production company, agent, manager, distributor, director, casting agent, or entertainment lawyer
• Write and produce a book or screenplay trailer or sizzle reel to help you pitch your book or screenplay
• Promote your film or TV show to the media
Some examples of the screenplays for clients include adaptations from two novels and a memoir and an original script based on a client’s idea. You can see descriptions and testimonials here.
These screenplays include:
KHANTEYA for Julie Thong . A powerful story about Julie’s escape from Cambodia during the 1960s Communist takeover after she was left for dead in the death camps. Afterwards, she and her family came to American, where she has become a successful business woman and inspirational speaker.
“If you want to get your writing work done fast, economically, and professionally, Gini is the person you need to talk to. I would recommend her to anyone that has a dream to publish their work. Gini did a superb job on the script of my memoir.”
Author and Speaker
GRAY RAINBOW JOURNEY for K. B. Schaller . A winner in numerous competitions, this is a coming-of-age novel set in a Native American community in the Florida Everglades. After the mother of a Christian convert disappears, the daughter discover truths about her mother and goes through her own struggle to choose between a popular Native Christian evangelist and a childhood sweetheart who is son of a powerful traditionalist.
“Being involved in writing the screenplay was an experience that was both educational and enjoyable. Working with Dr. Gini Graham Scott was a pleasure. She is tops as a professional and has a unique warmth that transcends the electronic age in which we live. I highly recommend her services.”
Kiki B. Schaller
FACING OUT, LOOKING IN for Martin Silberstein. A story of two women, best friends since college, who experience a tangled web of emotion and conflict.
“Gini did a great job in adapting my script from my novel.”
Her scripts for TV pilots and feature films with trailers and sizzle reels now being pitched to producers, to investors, and cloud funding include these:
MEETING MADNESS (with Paul Hardister as writer and co-producer)
A team of cougars and fantasy fans compete for prizes in this pilot for a TV Reality/Game Show pitting very different types groups against each other. Future shows will feature psychics versus skeptics, extreme sports enthusiasts versus couch potatoes, swinging singles versus Christian singles, and more.
DEAD NO MORE
This is the first episode of a film in which a young couple bring a woman back from cryonics suspension after 25 years only to find themselves embroiled in a dangerous mystery due to her past.
THE PARKING LOT
A conflict in a parking lot over a parking space escalates into a car keying, revenge, a dramatic car chase, threats of future violence, the discovery of a murder, and more. This is the opening episode of a full length suspense thriller.
THE NEW CHILD
This is an introduction to the story of an archaeologist and his wife who can’t have a child, so he uses DNA from a 15,000 year old skeleton he discovers in Mexico. With the help of a scientist friend and surrogate, he creates a child which he and his wife raise as their own. But the child grows up wilder and wilder.
NEW IDENTITY is a sci-fi legal/crime action story. A wealthy business owner in his 60s, whose life and health are failing, tries for a new life by having his brain transplanted into a donor younger body, but by mistake, it’s the body of a dying criminal.
What will happen when his new identity is threatened after he rescues a young boy, the news is blasted everywhere, and he is charged with a murder by the criminal.
A sensational trial raises the question of who is he, really?