Screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones
An interview with screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones regarding the Queens Writing Competition.Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?
A: Voyeur and Intrinsic Value both placed as short screenplay official selection finalists. Voyeur showcases the descent of a peeping tom into madness and murder; Intrinsic Value explores the frightening consequences of genetic discrimination.Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?
A: Queens accepted short screenplays for consideration. Voyeur placed 9th of the top 10 in the American Gem short screenplay competition and has also placed as a semifinalist in the WriteMovies.com competition.
Intrinsic Value is a newer project so I'm concentrating on submitting that to competitions.
A: My experience with Queens was very good.Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?
A: No feedback given in these instances.Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?
A: Voyeur in particular has elicited a lot of interest.Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?
A: I've been writing since childhood and have several published books. Screenwriting is a more recent venture but one that I'm really getting hooked on.Q: Do you live in Los Angeles? If not, do you have any plans to move there?
A: I am a resident of L.A.Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?
A: Yes - a feature length and another short.
Posted Wednesday, January 24, 2007