Scott Svatos
Writing

Writing

Vigilante Short film I wrote for Doing Time Productions.

Please contact Scott directly for loglines, scripts, samples, and information regarding specs and assignments.

Produced Screenplays

GHOSTMAKER Feature Film, 2012
Writer
STABBIN CABIN Short Film, 2011
Producer, Writer, Editor
VIGILANTE Short Film, 2010
Writer
SUCKER Short Film, 2009
Producer, Writer

See my IMDB page for additional credits

Spec Scripts

KFM
thriller feature

PANAMINT
horror feature
Quarterfinalist, Shriekfest 2014

EL TORO
horror feature
with Mauro Borrelli

WOLF RIDERS
horror/western feature
with Mauro Borrelli

WITCH SOLDIERS
supernatural horror feature
with Mauro Borrelli

BLOOD QUEENS OF SUBURBIA
horror/comedy feature Top 20%, Screenwriting Expo 2007 Quarterfinalist, Scriptapalooza 2008

VIKING DOOM
horror/comedy feature

WHIPLASH
drama feature Quarterfinalist, Zoetrope Screenwriting Contest 2007

SEVEN SONS OF THE PREACHER
action feature

Published Writings

Ride a Bike, Go to Jail, article
Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration
AK Press, 2002

Dandelion Power, short story
Winner of the Edward Abbey Short Fiction Award
Bear Deluxe Magazine
ORLO, Summer 2000

Smoke and Mirrors, film review
Nepantla
UCLA, Fall 1997

Death Race 2000, film review
Sarasota Arts Review
1995

Don't Trust the Trailer, film review
Art Rag
1995

Online Publications

Numerous articles for Movie666

Night of the Demons, film review
The Annotated Palace Collection
March 2010

Dandelion Power, short story
reprint of 2000 story from Bear Deluxe Magazine
Sunspinner (online literary journal)
Spring 2006

Beyond the Hollywood Domain: The Cinema of the Web, article
Digital Arts Institute (institutional website)
1998

It Cuts: Tsui Hark's "The Blade", film review
Strobe (online film journal)
UCLA, 1997

Awards

Winner, Edward Abbey Fiction Award (2000)
Bear Deluxe Magazine
for short story, Dandelion Power

Second Place, Bayboro Fiction Contest (1995)
for short story, + - x ÷

Miscellaneous

I was a clerk at the Fort Myers News-Press for two years, writing various short pieces on local sports (1987-1989). Sometimes I even covered games I participated in, because I was in high school at the time!