Mario Scott Waller

Mario Scott Waller

Screenwriter, Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Denver, Colorado

Member Since:
August 2014
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About Mario

As an art director for both marketing agencies and publications I have had a creative mix of visual as well as copywriting exposure to vividly convey many types of products, events and services. This experience led me to screenwriting, a longtime passion, which I have forged recent success and recognition in Page International and Austin Film Festival contest entries. I have completed several feature and pilot projects in the drama genre in which I have strong interest and I hope to fully shift my focus to screenwriting in the foreseeable future.

Videos

Loglines

  • The Summit

    The Summit Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Jason Wright traverses the ultra-rich and his seasonal working-class cohorts as he chases his dream of returning to the podium as a world-class skier. But his quest to regain his half-pipe prowess is jeopardized as a newcomer to town and the return of a forgotten past bury him in an avalanche of trouble.

  • Mustang Sallie

    Mustang Sallie Budget: $10M - $30M | Action Drama The brash daughter of a legendary driver must battle auto racing's male-dominance and her own recklessness if she is to carry on her late father's legacy and become the sport's first female champion. (2018 Second Rounder in Austin Film Festival, 2019 Quarter-finalist in Southern California Screenplay Competition)

  • Wall of Fire - Feature

    Wall of Fire - Feature Budget: $10M - $30M | Action Drama A reclusive ex-Hotshot firefighter and his estranged teenage daughter are forced to guide four escaped convicts through the rugged wilderness while eluding a raging wildfire. (Quarterfinalist - 2015 Page International Screenwriting Awards; Second-round - 2016 & 2017 Austin Film Festival)

  • Free Agents - Pilot

    Free Agents - Pilot Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama A freewheeling sports agent joins a fledgling boutique agency and helps them navigate industry big fish and the eclectic personalities of the wide-ranging clients it manages.(Finalist - Nov. 2016 WILDsound Writing and Film Festival)

  • Amazon Women - Pilot

    Amazon Women - Pilot Drama The professional duties and personal agendas of four prominent San Francisco women intertwine as collaborators and adversaries battling on the tilted playing field of their male-dominated worlds.

  • Chinawood - Pilot

    Chinawood - Pilot Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Comedy A once-prominent director is black-balled in Hollywood and faces the end of his illustrious career when he is approached by a phlegmatic Chinese entrepreneur who offers him a chance at redemption.

Awards

  • Second Round - Austin Film Festival - Action/Drama "Mustang Sallie"
    (2018)

  • Second Round - Austin Film Festival - Action/Drama "Wall of Fire"
    (2016)

  • Finalist - WILDsound Writing and Film Festival - TV Pilot Drama "Free Agents"
    (2016)

  • Quarter-finalist - Page International Screenwriting Awards - Action/Drama "Wall of Fire"
    (2015)

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