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Geoff Holder

Screenwriter | Script Consultant

Short Bios

 Script Writing 

• 2 Features Optioned and in Development (Comedy-Horror and Contained Horror)

 

• 7 Other Completed Feature and TV Pilot Scripts (Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller)

 

• Writing assignments completed - 1 feature (paranormal thriller) and 1 short film (period, animation)

 

Awards & Competitions

• Winner, Visceral Films International Horror Screenplay Competition (2016)

 

• Winner, Rocaberti Castle Writing Retreat Scholarship (2017) 

 

• Honorable Mention (4th Place), We Screenplay International Competition (2016)

 

• Semi-Finalist (2015) & Quarterfinalist (2014), Stage 32 Search for New Blood Competition

 

• Semi-Finalist (2016), WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Competition  

 

• Quarter-Finalist, Screenwriting Goldmine competition (2016)

 

Additional Writing

• Several TV documentaries and over 200 corporate/industrial video scripts (1998-present)

 

• Author of 40 non-fiction books

 

• Winner of the University of Chichester THRESHOLDS Prize for Non-Fiction (2012)

 

• Articles in numerous specialist magazines and journals (2008-present)

 

Related Experiences

• Proofreading and Copyediting Consultation (2012-present)

 

• Provider of Writing Workshops (2013-present)

 

Education, Workshops & Affiliations

 

• University of Stirling, B.A. in Film & Media Studies

• Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Postgrad Diploma in Electronic Imaging

• ScreenwritingU, ProSeries 53

• Chris Soth, The Mini-Movie Method Course

• Stuart Arbury, Dimension Films How to Write A Unique Horror Screenplay

 

• Joe Russo, Level 1 Entertainment - Inside Writing Development: 3 Horror Genre Case Studies

my screenplays

THE DEVIL'S ANSWER
Feature
Optioned
 
THE DRAGON RIDER
Feature
 
 
A SIX-GUN FOR THE DEVIL
Feature
 
 
SATAN'S BUTTPLUG
Feature
 
 
DEATH CARAVAN
Short
 
 
PATCHWORK SOLDIERS
Feature
 
 
THE DRAGON RIDER
Feature
 
 
THE DRAGON RIDER
Feature
 
 
THE DRAGON RIDER
Feature
 
 
CRAWLERS
Feature
 
 
PATCHWORK SOLDIERS
Feature
 
 
SATAN'S BUTTPLUG
Feature
 
 
KILLER SKILLSET
Feature
 
 
BODY AND SOUL
Feature
 
 
STAR-CROSS’D LOVERS
Short
 
 
PALEFACES
TV Pilot
 
 

classes / training

ProSeries
ScreenwritingU
Online
The Mini-Movie Method Course
Chris Soth
Online
How to Write A Unique, Commercial Horror Screenplay
Stage 32 Next Level / Stuart Arbury, Dimension Films
Online
Inside Writing Development: 3 Horror Genre Case Studies
Stage 32 Next Level / Joe Russo, Level 1 Entertainment
Online

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