Christan Van Slyke

Christan Van Slyke

Screenwriter at All Dog Entertainment and Garage Studio Productions
Screenwriter

Fort Worth, Texas

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June 2019
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About Christan

Born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Christan has always been interested in film. After moving to Seattle, she began getting involved with some film production companies and crews. She helped make several short films, and a couple of features working in a variety of positions. Writer at heart, her true passion lied in screenwriting and script supervising. Christan completed a screenwriting certification course through Gotham School for Writers in 2010. During this time, she completed a couple more feature films and was a mother as well. As of 2016, she resides in the DFW area again with her family and is a mother of 4. Many screenplays in the works. Her screenplays are currently fairing quite well in the 2019 film festival circuit, having won many awards so far, from best screenplay, festival favorite, to best original concept screenplay as well.

Loglines

  • Can't Drive A Stick

    Can't Drive A Stick Comedy After a heist goes hilariously wrong, an amateur thief recruits an unlikely bystander to drive him to the drop point. Through chaotic misfortunes, the duo must work together to ensure a timely arrival to the meeting before facing dire consequences.

  • Not in a Million Years

    Not in a Million Years Romance Comedy After refusing to date women with children, an extremely tall rugged survivalist happens to fall for an extremely short, light hearted woman, with a propensity for hilarious chaos, who has not one, but three children. For a man who has always been prepared for everything alone, will he be able to survive the woes of parenting, reemergence of an old flame, and the chaos in between, to have what he never thought he'd have in a million years? Inspired by a true story.

  • The Feeler

    The Feeler Romance Sci-fi A reserved teen is forced to live with her neglectful, narcissistic mother, after her dad unexpectedly passes away in an unusual incident. She inadvertently discovers she has inherited a unique gift of healing moments before slamming into a love interest. The duo must come to terms with her introverted tendencies in order to develop the gift and use it to help others.

  • The Watchdogs

    The Watchdogs Thriller After a self sustaining mega city is constructed on behalf of a unique originator, a terrorist attack causes a domino effect of disasterous events in the U.S. A state of martial law is declared, mandating all speech forbidden and every citizen must immediately proceed to the safe haven mega city. Can one small Texas town and a group of rogue citizens be our new hope?

  • Blind Date

    Blind Date Thriller Comedy A scheme to hijack a blind date goes awry, when the schemer becomes the victim.

  • Fox and Hound Tavern

    Fox and Hound Tavern Drama Two brothers struggle with the complexities of opposite personalities, moral delimma's and hilarious sibling rivalry, after the passing of a beloved grandfather. Meanwhile, the family tavern hangs in the balance.

  • Legend of Wisteria Falls

    Legend of Wisteria Falls Fantasy After a spring storm, a rainbow settles on a small town. Weeks after, the townspeople begin to experience mysterious events that intrigue the neighboring cities and forever change Wisteria Falls.

  • Southern Shakedown

    Southern Shakedown Comedy Excited newlyweds purchase their first getaway as a married couple. They quickly learn that the ins and outs of a purchase are not as easy as it may seem. The bizarre and hilarious events that follow, reveal they should brush up on their home buyer knowledge.

  • Skamania County

    Skamania County Thriller Every year, people gather to celebrate their experiences with Bigfoot at an annual festival. This year, the experiences get a little to real for their liking

  • Off the Coattails of Clemency

    Off the Coattails of Clemency Drama Cadence, after reaching the end of her rope with how people treat one another, she begins to takes a proactive approach to alleviate the issue of bullying and injustice in her daily life and school.

  • D After C

    D After C Romance Chrissy and Dan, struggle through ebs and flows of a 10 year on again, off again relationship. After diving into one of the low points, will this time finally be different? Or will Chrissy continue the cycle of emotional destruction? They always seem to be brought back together again

Credits

  • The Details

    The Details (2011)
    Film by Mark Gordon Productions Production Assistant

  • Halos & Rainbows

    Halos & Rainbows (2010)
    Film Writer, Script Supervisor, 1st AD, Extras Coordinator

  • Lonely Girl

    Lonely Girl (2010)
    Film Extras Wrangler, Party Girl

  • Heartbeat

    Heartbeat (2009)
    Film by JustinTime Productions Writer, Script Supervisor, 2nd AD, Casting

  • In the Beginning

    In the Beginning (2009)
    Film by Traveling Gypsy Productions (Drama) Script Supervisor, 2nd AD

Awards

  • 52 Weeks Film Festival-Best Screenplay-Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • 52 Weeks Film Festival-Festival Favorite- Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • Olympus Film Festival-Best Original Concept Screenplay - Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • Olympus Film Festival - Best Pilot Episode Screenplay - The Feeler
    (2019)

  • Florence Film Awards- Best Short Screenplay Finalist-Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • Oaxaca Film Fest- Finalist Best MelodramaScreenplay - Not in a Million Years
    (2019)

  • Global Script Challenge - Finalist Best Screenplay - Not in a Million Years
    (2019)

  • Crown Wood Film Festival- Best Short Screenplay- Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase- Best Screenplay Nominee- Can't Drive A Stick
    (2019)

  • Indo Global Film Festival-Best Screenplay Not in a Million Years
    (2019)

  • Florence Film Awards Winner- Not in a Million Years
    (2019)

  • Film Frenzy- Semi Finalist-Can't Drive a Stick
    (2019)

  • Film Frenzy- Semi Finalist- D After C
    (2019)

  • Hollywood Blood Horror Festival- Winner- Best Original Screenplay- Can't Drive a Stick
    (2019)

  • Filmmatic Short Screenplay Finalist- Can't Drive a Stick
    (2019)

  • Changing Face Int'l Film Festival Finalist Can't Drive a Stick
    (2019)

Education

  • Gotham School for Writers
    (2009-2010)

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