Phil Peel

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Up in top 30 in Screenwriting Goldmine Competition!

Posted by Phil On March - 21 - 2017

I haven't posted her for ages. Partly due to ongoing server problems as my provider is closing down. So it's good to start back with a little success.

I'm really pleased that my latest screenplay "Gone to Ground" has made the top 32 long list of the prestigious Screenwriting Goldmine competition.

” 32 writers/scripts, who I think have a really balanced combination of story, character, energy, craft, spark and one or two really fresh ideas that could interest a good few of the judges."

"The competition consistently delivers professional standard winners and finalists who subsequently find agents and work"  Steve Matthews – Executive Producer Drama Development at HBO Europe

Writing is a solitary pursuit, but for this script, so many others have helped me with this ..especially the awesome  Karole Griffiths …and many of my writer friends from the London Screenwriters Festival Talent Campus have generously helped me with this, so it feels a collaborative effort.

It's a very personal story as one of the main characters is based on my father. I started to write it after he died.

Gone to Ground                          

When an old ex-RAF wartime pilot rescues an injured, abused Polish sex worker from a car accident, their cultures clash as he’s shocked by her feral in-your-face sexuality and she’s exasperated by his mannered irritating routines, but as she slowly recovers they learn to accept each other  ..until her violent past returns to threaten both their lives.





We've ben nominated for Best Budget Short Film  at the Winchester Short Film Festival.  So we're going to have to dig out our glad rags and dickie bows.   

Chasing Fame is screening on Sunday 6 Nov at 8pm

Posted by Phil On November - 4 - 2016


Chasing Fame Film

Our 30min film Chasing Fame is screening on Sunday 6 Nov at 8pm as part of Southampton Film Week.

"UK TV Star Melanie, relaxing in Toronto after her film premiere, becomes involved with a young Canadian fan with disastrous and hilarious consequences."

We filmed it on location in Toronto, Niagara Falls, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Cannes ..and Southampton.

It was one of the hits of the Toronto Reelheart International Film Festival. We won two awards on the final night screening, including best actress fro Melissa

"Clever comedy of errors ..a breath of fresh air" Lucy V Hay.

Screening at The Stage Door, 78 West Marlands Road Southampton Hampshire SO14 7FW Entrance is free.
oh I forgot to mention. It contains cheeky male nudity. 😉