Screenwriter Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:
Screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones

An interview with screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?

A: Urchin placed first in the short screenplay competition. It is a supernatural themed story exploring the relationship between an embittered veteran and a mysterious little boy.

Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?

A: Writers Place accepted short screenplays for consideration. I've entered Urchin elsewhere but am still waiting for competition results.

Q: Were you satisfied with the adminstration of the contest? Did they meet their deadlines? Did you receive all the awards that were promised?

A: Excellent to deal with.

Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?

A: I received a personal note about the script, which was very encouraging.

Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?

A: The winners will be posted to the Writers Place site shortly so I hope to elicit a good response from this exposure.

Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?

A: I'm pretty prolific - I've adapted stories from my published books into screenplays and have several other completed short screenplays.

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 and another short.

Posted Wednesday, January 24, 2007