Women screenwriters & filmmakers
Michael’s mother tells him he will outgrow his best friend. Seventy years later, it appears she was wrong.
© Vaughan Films
10m20s UK & France
Filmed in Occitanie, France
Izzy Vaughan spent many years as a professional singer, actor and voiceover artist, performing in numerous international opera and musical theater productions. She was the Head of the Voice Department at Germany’s largest performing arts academy, The Stage School in Hamburg.
Izzy recently adapted her first novel into a film and has been writing screenplays ever since.
Vic Vaughan has directed/produced over 70 operas and musicals, from classics like Carmen and The Magic Flute, to world premiere productions including the acclaimed Feynman and Leave Me Alone! (written by and starring Harvey Pekar).
Vic co-directed the onstage video for the opera version of Lost Highway at the Miller Theatre in NYC. She now writes and directs exclusively for film.
300 YEARS AND COUNTING
A Time Machine propels three children back to 1680 where their parents must save them from the guillotine for a crime they didn’t commit.
A hostile agent infiltrates an electronics company to spread a debilitating virus around the world and a fledgling scientist needs to get the truth out before she is taken out.
This script’s predecessor, THE SILENT RUN, was a finalist in the 2017 NYWIFT Writers Lab.
In a future world where the proof of reincarnation means a strict ‘one in, one out’ policy on life, a midwife uncovers a life insurance scam as she learns her own child is at risk of mandatory culling.
Illegal deforestation, excessive trash deposits and an infestation of flies causes the disintegration of an offshore waste disposal facility and an engineer must evacuate her team before the island collapses.
OUT OF NOWHERE
If your geologist husband came back from a field trip to Africa, you’d expect him to bring home a couple of rocks and a souvenir, not a meteorite and a deadly virus. And let’s say you’re a molecular biologist, you’d expect that virus to be killing him, not killing his cancer, right?
And, you’d expect someone — anyone — to believe you.
NOTES OF ENDURANCE
An accomplished pianist’s dreams for success are hampered by a debilitating illness and WWII, but it is her cruel and violent husband who presents the biggest hurdle, and the ultimate cost could be her life. Based on the novel by Izzy Vaughan.
BETTER OUT THAN IN
An unsuspecting generic male inhales an air-borne virus launching a full scale internal attack which his body must conquer.
‘Inner Space’ meets ‘Dad’s Army’ (10 pages)
collaborating Writer on S-HER (2017)
Amy is a freelance film journalist based in the UK.
Her monograph on Lars von Trier’s Antichrist (2009) was published in July 2015 and her upcoming book on Jonathan Glazer’s Under The Skin (2013) will be published in April 2018 (both by Auteur Publishing).
Amy has written for Time Out London, Sight & Sound, the British Film Institute and Senses of Cinema.