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Damion White
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Damion White

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    Hello, just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Damion White and I
    have 7 completed screenplays for sale (low to medium budget)

    *all screenplays low to medium budget
    **contact email on screenplays (dwhytestar@yahoo.com) is no longer active - to contact please use Damionwhite777@gmail.com

    Please find below loglines for 2 available screenplays

    THE DANCER UPSTAIRS (thriller, drama)
    101 pgs (low budget)
    After meeting the dancer who lives upstairs a loner finds a deadly new purpose in life, and possibly a chance at redemption.

    The LIST (action, crime)
    97 pgs (low to medium budget)

    An old criminal on his deathbed feels the urge to correct mistakes of
    his past, a desire to reconnect with the family he drove apart with
    his criminal empire and illegal activities. The only way he knows is
    to destroy everything he helped build, the monsters he has created -
    and there is only one person he knows who can get the job done.


    I've included a review of The List from the unsung critic (screenplay reviewer)
    who I feel gives you a great idea of my writing style.

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    THE LIST
    ACTION
    97 PGS

    Most people have one, the list of things they want to do... or people
    they want to get before they die. Harvey is the man who can make it
    happen for you, for the right price. When an old man tries to make
    amends for the wrongs he's committed, and get out of a business that
    tore his family apart he calls on Harvey to get the job done. Harvey
    may not be the most professional person, but he has one guarantee...
    the list will be completed.

    In style and tone, the script reminded me of the dark, gritty Mel
    Gibson thriller PAYBACK

    So why have I chosen THE LIST as my first script endorsement? Because,
    truth be told, it demonstrates a definite writing talent. Star has
    three big strengths here. First is the way in which the story unfolds.
    Rather than an over reliance on expository dialogue (so common to
    fresh screenwriters), Star tells his story with great efficiency of
    dialogue and prose, while slowly unraveling his characters’
    backstories just a little bit at a time. This latter point, in
    particular, is quite refreshing.

    Second strength: the action scenes. THE LIST clocks in at a fairly
    compact 97 pages, and many, if not most, of them are dedicated to
    fights, chases, brawls, fights, and more fights. There is one
    obligatory explosion, but (mercifully) most of what’s here is
    down-and-dirty, hand-to-hand combat rather than an indulgence in
    stupid pyrotechnics. I’m not sure how Star would envision the
    direction of these scenes, but I read them as more akin to those
    tough, gritty thrillers of the 1970’s, instead of the overblown stuff
    of the 80’s and 90’s -- and that’s a good thing. (What Peckinpah or
    Friedkin could have done with this material back then!)

    The third -- and greatest – strength is Star’s knack for writing
    extremely sharp, dry dialogue, which alone made reading the script
    worthwhile. There are wisecracks and jokes aplenty, but rather than
    coming off as forced or cheap, they feel natural and very much in the
    spirit of the characters speaking them.(In writing this review I was
    tempted to include some excerpts here, but rather than risk giving too
    much away, you’ll just have to take my word for it – there are some real gems!)

    https://www.scriptrevolution.com/profiles/dwhyte-star


    damionwhite777@gmail.com
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