This is a complete stab in the dark... if this angers anyone I do apologise but I'm new and not surety best places to post stuff so if irrelevant then just scroll by and ignore.
So, I write children's stories but fancied trying my hand at writing a screenplay or TV script. I have pulled together a synopsis but have no idea how to begin starting to put together a screen play. Would be over the moon to received advice, tips to how to begin to bring this to life. If anyone really like the idea then happy to collaborate on it??
It's based in the UK mind, so some of the places and figures may not fit into a US way of thinking, anyway here it is!!Black Dog FC
Male suicides have consistently accounted for approximately three-quarters of all suicides in the UK since the mid-1990s. 5,821 people aged 10 and over committed suicide in 2017 the main group at risk being between 30-40.
Coupled with the taboo that it’s considered a weakness to discuss or talk about their issues, men struggle with their lives on a daily basis, rarely speaking out about their problems only to mask their hurt through so called “banter”
Many need to talk but don’t have the tools to even know where to begin. Many do manage to vent their frustrations and loneliness through Football. The beautiful game manages to unite strangers, some through armchair supporting, some through organised thuggery on the terraces but most play Sunday League Football.
In the UK there are more than 480 divisions of organised Sunday League Football, an average of 15 teams competing per division, More than 7,000 teams of about 5,300 clubs are the members of the English football league system.
Black Dog F.C is a mockumentary based around an unsuccessful and dysfunctional pub team from Hampshire. The Black Dog F.C is one of the longest running teams in the league but has struggled in recent years to find its former glory and find themselves sat at the bottom of division six of the Aldershot Sunday Football League and in danger of relegation from the league itself.