Born and raised in Massachusetts, Julia Lowrie Henderson has crisscrossed the country — from Brooklyn to Oakland to Portland (Maine) and back again. She joined Studio 360 in 2013 after graduating from the Salt Institute ...
Make This Scary Short Screenplay
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 12:00 PM
In our most recent listener challenge — Studio 360’s Scary Short Film Fest — we dared you to spook the master of scare himself, filmmaker Wes Craven. More than 300 of you took on the task, uploading gruesome and convention-busting 30-second horror films.
We even got one entry by mail, from Penny Jones of New York. Her one-page treatment for Artic is a wild and imaginative horror collage, including this genre-defying scene:
Polar bear heaves up in New York harbor and eats the Staten Island Ferry and by now is towering over the skyline; not sure where to get the clips, an attack on the ferry must exist.
Huge mass of 100-foot-long seals slither up onto the Battery, moving like maggots and eating and knocking down everything in their path.
A final challenge: can you bring Penny's boat-swallowing polar bear epic to life?
For inspiration, listen to our radio drama version above, narrated by Penny Jones herself.