Stephen M. Hunt

Stephen M. Hunt

Shows Promise Ltd
Screenwriter and Playwright

Chef-Boutonne, France

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February 2012
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About Stephen

Hello -



Emmy Award winning director Miguel Guerreiro filmed my short crime-thriller "Early Release" and at film festivals it's taken Best Script, Best Short Film, Best Crime Film, Best Actress, Best Actor, a Jury Merit Award, been nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Editing. Its achiever "official selection status at world-wide film festivals 31 times.



My short script "No Choice" begins filming on location along the West Cork coast, Ireland in October 2016. Similarly, my short script "Death's Lady Love" will be shot on location at Maine, USA the fall of 2016.



My scripts have racked up 31 1st place wins in screenplay competitions and achieved "official selection" at 70 film festivals from Los Angeles to Brisbane (see my credits / awards).



I've 4 shorts slated for 2016 productions, I've optioned two features and a third is subject to a Shopping Agreement.



I'm a published and produced English playwright turning to film. Most of my stage productions featured Royal Shakespeare Company actors and received 4 and 5 star reviews. I'm best known for my ongoing collaboration with Hildegard Neil (Cleopatra opposite Charlton Heston) and the award winning regional tour of my play "Impossible Steps."

Unique traits: Europe's most successful competitor in screenplay competitions.

Loglines

  • Red Earth, White Sea

    Red Earth, White Sea Action Adventure Thriller A brilliant young Native American girl joins forces with a "Big Chief" pro wrestling star to avenge the mysterious death of her parents and unleash a world-changing invention.

  • Precious Vengeance

    Precious Vengeance Action Adventure Drama Historical Thriller War Devastated by the murder of his two daughters and subjected to cruelty by his grief-crazed wife Lev Jasinski’s vengeance claims the lives of one thousand Nazis.

  • A Tell-Tale Heart

    A Tell-Tale Heart Crime Horror Thriller Believing he reasons like a god, a man embarks on the perfect murder of his greatest friend.

  • Belief, Myths and Curses

    Belief, Myths and Curses Adventure Fantasy Romance Suffering a crisis of faith, a young monk pilgirmages across war-torn Roman Europe seeking enlightenment and finds love, a violent rival and a fierce pagan god.

  • Edgar Allan Poe's The Oval Portrait

    Edgar Allan Poe's The Oval Portrait Fantasy Horror Romance Thriller A young realtor markets a Louisiana mansion whose ghosts posess new owners fatally to perpetuate their love affair. 

  • Saving Swans

    Saving Swans Family a young boy's selfless and courageous efforts to save a family of swans helps his own disintegrating family to reunite. 

  • Early Release

    Early Release Crime During her routine appraisal of a convicted serial killer a passive, unarmed psychologist is deliberately shot in the head by a prison guard.

  • A Raven

    A Raven Action Fantasy Romance Thriller Boy meets girl, they rush to a hotel but a mystical raven wreaks carnage and mayhem to prevent them from becoming lovers.

Credits

  • None Shall Survive

    None Shall Survive (2015)
    Film Screenwriter they crammed their local cinema to see the new slasher movie, not be in it

  • A Raven

    A Raven (2014)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • A Tell-Tale Heart (short)

    A Tell-Tale Heart (short) (2014)
    Film (short) by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Early Release (short)  (produced)

    Early Release (short) (produced) (2014)
    Film (short) by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Saving Swans

    Saving Swans (2014)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Gang

    Gang (2014)
    Television by Shows Promise Teleplay writer

  • Boss Girl

    Boss Girl (2014)
    Television by Shows Promise Teleplay writer

  • Red Earth, White Sea

    Red Earth, White Sea (2013)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Make Up

    Make Up (2012)
    Film (short) by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Edgar Allan Poe's The Oval Portrait (OPTIONED)

    Edgar Allan Poe's The Oval Portrait (OPTIONED) (2012)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Precious Vengeance

    Precious Vengeance (2011)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

  • Belief, Myths and Curses

    Belief, Myths and Curses (2010)
    Film by Shows Promise Screenwriter

Awards

  • Winner - Fan Fiction
    (2016)

  • Winner - HIMPFF
    (2016)

  • Winner - L. A. CineFest
    (2016)

  • Winner - 12 Months Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Winner - WildSound
    (2016)

  • Winner - Rio Festival of New Cinema
    (2015)

  • Winner - Los Angeles Indpendent Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Winner - Courier Awards
    (2015)

  • Winner - Las Vegas Screenplay Contest
    (2015)

  • Winner - River Bend Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Winner - Marquee Lights Competition
    (2015)

  • Winner - SENE Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Winner - Hang on to Your Shorts Festival
    (2015)

  • Winner - Aura Awards
    (2015)

  • Winner - International Independent Film Awards
    (2015)

  • Winner - StoryPros Awards
    (2015)

  • Winner - TMFF, Best Actress in Early Release
    (2015)

  • Winner - TMFF, Nominated Best Actor in Early Release
    (2015)

  • Winner - GIFLIF, India, Jury Merit Award for Early Release
    (2015)

  • Wiiner - Bare Bones Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - Los Angeles Film & Script Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - West Field Screenwriting Awards
    (2014)

  • Winner - High Desert Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - Terror Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - World Series Screenwriting
    (2014)

  • Winner - FilmQuest Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - Indie Gathering Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - Los Angeles Cinema Festival
    (2014)

  • Winner - Short Screenplay Contest
    (2014)

  • Winner - California Film Awards
    (2014)

  • Winner - Courier Awards
    (2014)

  • Winner - Script Exposure Compeition
    (2013)

  • Winner - L. A. International Underground Film Festival
    (2013)

  • Winner - Los Angeles Screenplay Contest
    (2013)

  • Winner - Screenplay Festival
    (2013)

  • Grand Prize Winner - Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
    (2012)

  • Winner - Best Foreign Script Award - Fresh Voices Spotlight Awards
    (2012)

Education

  • University of London
    (1994-1996)

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