Evan Baughfman

Evan Baughfman

Playwright, Author and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Evan

Evan Baughfman is a middle school English teacher who has had various written works
published and/or performed. Many of his plays have been produced across the United
States. His children's play, “R.O.M.3.O. and Julia” (Romeo and Juliet with robots) has
been published in PLAYS Magazine. His play for young adults, “Lipstick and Heroics,”
is available through YouthPLAYS. In addition, his middle grade play, "Percy Pangolin
Wants to Go Viral," is published by Heuer Publishing. Heuer's also published Evan's play, "A Taste of Amontillado" (an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado").

Additionally, Evan has penned a collection of 13 short scary stories titled Twisted Tales
from Edgar Allan Poe Middle School. From that collection, opening story "Loud
Mouths" has been dramatized as a radio play by Chicago's Small Fish Radio Theatre and
Thespinarium as part of their 2016 horror podcast, “The Creatures Inside”.

Furthermore, Evan has adapted a number of his Twisted Tales into short film
screenplays, of which "The Emaciated Man" won Best Overall Short Script at the 2017
International Horror Hotel Film Festival. Also, "The Emaciated Man" placed as a Finalist
in 13Horror.com's Film and Screenplay Contest 2017 and was a Top 10 Finalist in Eat
Crow Films' 2017 Horror Scriptwriting Competition. In addition, “The Tell-Tale Art”
was a Finalist in the Short Horror category for the 2017 Shriekfest L.A. Horror Film
Festival.

More about Evan’s writing can be found at www.evanbaughfman.com

Unique traits: I am a middle school teacher, a published/produced playwright, AND an award-winning screenwriter.

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Loglines

  • The Emaciated Man

    The Emaciated Man Horror A lonely student is lured inside her school's auditorium to reconnect with two old friends, but the other girls have a plan to sacrifice her to a hungry monster known as the Emaciated Man.

  • The Tell-Tale Art

    The Tell-Tale Art Horror After coming across a creepy portrait, a teenage boy is tormented by the ghost of his school's old Art teacher--a man who once moonlit as a serial-killing clown.

  • A Perfect Circle

    A Perfect Circle Horror On her first day at a new middle school, a girl fights to survive an unconventional detention.

  • The Creaky Door

    The Creaky Door Horror An aspiring author is terrorized by a dark force living in the basement of his new home.

Credits

  • A Perfect Circle (screenplay)

    A Perfect Circle (screenplay) (2018)
    Film (short) Writer On her first day at a new middle school, a girl fights to survive an unconventional detention.

  • The Creaky Door (screenplay)

    The Creaky Door (screenplay) (2018)
    Film (short) Writer An aspiring author is terrorized by a dark force living in the basement of his new home.

  • The Emaciated Man (screenplay)

    The Emaciated Man (screenplay) (2017)
    Film (short) Writer A lonely student is lured inside her school's auditorium to reconnect with two old friends, but the other girls have a plan to sacrifice her to a hungry monster known as the Emaciated Man.

  • The Tell-Tale Art (screenplay)

    The Tell-Tale Art (screenplay) (2017)
    Film (short) Writer After coming across a creepy portrait, a teenage boy is tormented by the ghost of his school's old Art teacher--a man who once moonlit as a serial-killing clown.

  • A Taste of Amontillado (playscript)

    A Taste of Amontillado (playscript) (2017)
    Theater by Heuer Publishing (Comedy and Horror) Writer In this humorous adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's twisted short story, "The Cask of Amontillado", a man takes revenge upon an old friend by walling him up alive inside an underground tomb.

  • Percy Pangolin Wants to Go Viral (playscript)

    Percy Pangolin Wants to Go Viral (playscript) (2016)
    Theater by Heuer Publishing (Comedy, Drama and Family) Writer To spread awareness about his endangered species, Percy Pangolin wants to make a viral video with the help of his friend, Amanda Panda.

  • Lipstick and Heroics (playscript)

    Lipstick and Heroics (playscript) (2015)
    Theater by YouthPLAYS (Comedy, Drama and Family) Writer Superheroine group A.W.S.U.M. (Amazing Women Saving Untold Millions) searches for new members after eighty percent of the original team is killed in an attack by villainess Suprema. Five unique young women attend the tryout, each ready to compete for a spot in the group, but a shocking plot is afoot (well, shocking for a comedy!): one of the recruits is actually a spy for Suprema, sent to kill the others and put an end to A.W.S.U.M. once and for all...

Awards

  • International Horror Hotel Film Festival - First Place, Category Short Horror-Fantasy Script
    (2018)

  • Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival - Finalist, Category Short Horror Script
    (2018)

  • Diabolical Horror Film Festival – First Place, Category Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • Indie Suspense Horror Sci-Fi Film Festival - Finalist, Category Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • Eerie Horror Film Festival - Finalist, Category Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • Shriekfest L.A. Film Festival - Finalist, Category Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • A Night of Horror Film Festival - Finalist, Category Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • International Horror Hotel Film Festival - Best Overall Short Script
    (2017)

  • Eat Crow Horror Scriptwriting Competition - Finalist - Short Horror Script
    (2017)

  • 13Horror.com – Horror Screenwriting Contest - Finalist - Short Horror Script
    (2017)

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