Ariadne Shaffer

Ariadne Shaffer

Accountant, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
February 2016
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About Ariadne

I am a screenwriter and ex-actress who works on the financial end of film production companies (Castle Rock Entertainment and Imagination World Wide). I have 5 completed scripts that have placed in contests such as The Nicholl Fellowship, The Page Awards, and Write Movies and have been finalists at both Story Pros and the Contest of Contest Winners.


  • The Never List

    The Never List (2019)
    Film Actress

  • Sentinel 2099 SE

    Sentinel 2099 SE (2016)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Actress In the post apocalyptic world of the 21st century the Unified Commonwealth struggles to restore civilization to the survivors of the Great Plague. During a a brutal attack on the Commonwealth outpost of Galatia. Sgt Chase Badham is sent on a desperate mission that may turn the tide of the war. Written by Mike McGee

  • Maria Moderne

    Maria Moderne (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress Sister Norma Bianchi returns home to find Jeremy, her 16-year-old student, sound asleep in bed.

  • 1. e4

    1. e4 (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Actress A lonely widower stumbles upon a mysterious encrypted message in the personal ads. He deciphers the code and discovers that it's a chess move. He answers in kind and begins playing an innocent game of chess an with an unknown player. Playing the game and getting secret messages start to fill a void in his life. Despite not knowing their identity, he starts to fall in love with his opponent. The game continues and as the messages get more flirtatious, the codes get harder to crack, and he finds himself desperately trying to keep the game going. Written by Anonymous

  • The Girl Who Couldn't Come

    The Girl Who Couldn't Come (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Actress A young girl sees a psychologist for a very unique problem. She can't orgasm without the sound of Johnny Cash's voice. This poses a problem for her and her goth rock boyfriend who she believes will leave her if he ever finds out. Her psychologist urges her to tell him. Petrified of what her boyfriend would think, she keeps her secret. After yet another fight in bed, she finally gets the courage to disclose her secret to him. After hearing the shocking news, he gets up to leave, disheartened she starts crying. The sight of her tears melts his heart and he decides to put his musical tastes aside to please his girlfriend and starts serenading her with Johnny Cash. Written by Anonymous

  • Young Birds Fly

    Young Birds Fly (2011)
    Film (Drama) Actress A quirky coming of age tale about a teenager who gets involved in the Southern California Mod culture scene.

  • Futurestates

    Futurestates (2010)
    Television (Sci-Fi) Actress Imagining tomorrow's America today, FUTURESTATES is a series of independent mini-features - short narrative films created by established filmmakers and emerging talents transforming today's complex social issues into visions about what life in America will be like in decades to come. Written by Anonymous

  • Sugar Boxx

    Sugar Boxx (2009)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Actress Sugar State Women's Prison. An Everglades hellhole where innocent girls are forced to slave in the swamps by day then turn tricks for the warden by night. A prison camp where corruption, brutality, and sexual abuse are all part of the daily routine. But when reporter Valerie March goes undercover inside Sugar State, that's when the powder keg really explodes! Follow Valerie through prison life - catfights, knife fights, rape, whippings, prostitution, and the "hot box" - before she and her fellow inmates take bloody, unforgettable revenge on their captors. Inspired by the great women-in-prison films of the past, SUGAR BOXX takes everything one step further... SUGAR BOXX has it all! SUGAR BOXX stars Geneviere Anderson (CSI Miami) as the smart-ass reporter, Kitten Natividad (Russ Meyer's UP!) as the lusty matron, and The'la "Rain" Brown (Flavor Of Love) as a hilariously foul-mouthed hooker. Also features Tura Satana (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), Jack Hill (writer/director Foxy Brown, ... Written by Tropico Corporation

  • Cancellation Hearts

    Cancellation Hearts (2009)
    Film (Drama) Actress Margaret has few options after her girlfriend dumps her - alone and out of work in a week-to-week motel, she is literally going nowhere. On tv, blonde anchorwomen drone, giving quirky factoids and heart-wrenching tragedies equal airplay. Tv-time is fast-paced and alluringly painless - out of desperation, margaret imagines herself the heroine in a daytime tv drama. The heroine's husband has served divorce papers, but rather than submit, she is living on the lam in her suv after abducting their six-year-old son. Margaret's heroine also feels powerless, however this hyped version of herself moves throughout the city facing obstacles and taking action - her television version of herself has an arc and an ending - and margaret is transfixed. Written by Alexis Butler

  • Beneath the Mississippi

    Beneath the Mississippi (2008)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Actress A documentary filmmaker and her crew fight the elements and try to cope with their fears as they seek to understand the strange mystery of a flooded island where hundreds have died.

  • Silent Screamplay II

    Silent Screamplay II (2006)
    Video (Thriller) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Vanished

    Vanished (2006)
    Television (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actress The FBI examines various crimes all somehow relating to the kidnapping of Sara, U.S. senator Jeffrey Collins's second wife, from Atlanta. First FBI special agent Graham Kelton is in charge, who proved his value in a previous kidnapping case but was traumatized for life by its ending, costing the life of his own son Nathan, takes charge, but quickly finds he's not just dealing with ransom-thieves but facing a complex conspiratorial web involving the senator's crucial political role, notably in judge Wallace Rainer's presidential nomination to the Supreme Court, his first wife Jessica Nevins, their teenage children Max and Marcy, and probably even Nathan's kidnapper-murderer. After Graham's murder in the line of duty, well-connected Special Agent Danny Lucas, dropped from the top, proves as competent and tenacious but faces new, mysterious complications. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Documentarians in Love

    Documentarians in Love (2005)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress The making of "The Making of Star Wars III."

  • Do Not Disturb

    Do Not Disturb (2005)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actress When a woman staying in a hotel begins to hear troubling noises next door, her inquiry unveils an unsettling secret.

  • What's New, Jersey

    What's New, Jersey (2004)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Frog-g-g!

    Frog-g-g! (2004)
    Film (Sci-Fi, Comedy and Horror) Actress Chemical waste seeps into a small town's water supply, causing the birth of a mutant FROGGG which is instinctively driven to mate with its genetic match - human women. Sexy EPA super-agent Dr Barbara Michaels tracks the Froggg's every move, fighting off corrupt good-ol'-boy politicians and drunken rednecks at every turn. No one in town believes her, or the evidence, until the shocking climax when the Froggg is finally brought to justice... or IS it...? Written by cody jarrett

  • Take 24

    Take 24 (2004)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress When production assistant Jacque Blauer discovers that the sandwiches he ordered an hour ago are still missing, he begins to suspect that executives at a rival production company may be attempting to sabotage his production. Meanwhile, Director Harold Stalmer sets up for the next take and finds himself in a power battle with his wife Chanel and his Director of Photography Phil who seem to be conspiring to manipulate the production. Blauer ends up following a mysterious figure with a sandwich bag onto a catwalk above the stage, and the two face off in a climactic confrontation. Written by Anonymous

  • Hideous Scream

    Hideous Scream (2003)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Gone, But Not Forgotten

    Gone, But Not Forgotten (2003)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Romance) Actress Questions about the identity of an amnesiac (Matthew Montgomery) threaten his romance with the park ranger (Aaron Orr) who rescued him.

  • Chuck's Angels

    Chuck's Angels (2003)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • The Stockholm Syndrome

    The Stockholm Syndrome (2003)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Stuck

    Stuck (2003)
    Film (Drama and Short) Actress One night on call, Dr. Steve Gersh gets stuck by an infected AIDS/hepatitis needle and faces his worst nightmare.

  • Better Luck Tomorrow

    Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Actress Ben is a perfectionist and overachiever whose tunnel vision leads to nothing less than graduating at the top of his class. As he struggles to achieve social success, he discovers his darker side. He and his friends: Virgil, Daric and Han lead a double life of mischief and petty crimes to alleviate the pressures of perfection. As their adopted identity grows, the gang tumbles into a downward spiral of excitement, excess and fun. Written by Anonymous

  • Falsehood

    Falsehood (2001)
    Film (Drama, Short and Fantasy) Actress Once upon a time, Little Bo Peep lost her sheep and was forced into early retirement. She blamed The Wolf for the slaughter of her sheep and was never allowed to tend sheep ever again. After that traumatic event, Bo Peep eventually grew up and became the best public defense lawyer in the land. Now she faces the most difficult case of her entire career: defending The Wolf in the infamous Red Riding Hood rape trial. Every pig, witch and princess anticipates the outcome of what has turned into the most controversial trial of all time. Written by Kenneth Lui

  • Sour Apple Freeze Pop

    Sour Apple Freeze Pop (2000)
    Film (Comedy) Actress Struggling to finish an original stage play and living under the conditional financial support of his father, 23 year old Darrell Schicker is at the crossroads of change. His best friends, Francis and John from Guam- both clinging to adolescence- have become like a ball and chain, keeping Darrell mired in the past. Francis's mother Brenda, happy to usher her son's friends through sexual rites of passage, is an ever-present distraction. Things seem to brighten when Darrell falls in love with Victoria, but she ultimately rejects him at a time when he simultaneously loses his job and his father's financial support. This luckless sequence of events works on Darrell like a time bomb. Written by Chaz Lipp


  • Story Pros - Finalist

  • Page Awards - Quarter Finalist

  • Story Pros - Finalist

  • Tracking B - Honorable Mention

  • Write Movies - Quarter Finalist

  • Nicholl Fellowship - Quarter Finalist

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