In Her Time
168 Write of Passage 2023 - 5th Place
Development Exec.: Tela Kayne
Based on the contest theme "Time", after experiencing the seasons of her older sister's deteriorating disease, Ellie gives her a memory garden that reconnects them to the past when they protected each other.
SOFT MUSIC PLAYS.
Our granny used to say:
“You may not understand why things happen, but God has a purpose and a plan."
THE MUSIC ABRUPTLY STOPS.
A MALE VOICE SHOUTS and GLASS CRASHES.
What she didn’t tell us was what to do when we don’t understand God’s purpose and plan.
What Life is Like
168 Write of Passage 2011 Finalist
Development Exec.: Peter Forbes
Based on the contest theme "Promises" a first-year drama teacher is forced to make a tough decision when a student demands she keep a promise made to him by her deceased predecessor.
You know that famous line: Life is like a box of chocolates...?
A waiter brings her a cup of steaming tea.
CHRISTIE (V.O.) (CONT’D)
I prefer to think of life like tea. Some goes down sweet and smooth, and some stops you in your tracks, leaving a bitter aftertaste.