Winning STUDENT Short Screenplay – BRANCHES by Holyn Thigpen

Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival

Genre: Drama, Romance

A recently divorced man tries selling Christmas trees in order to clear his head, but his overeager attitude causes friction.


Narrator: Julian Ford
Garry: Dan Cristofori
Michelle: Penelope Corrin
Stewart: Steve Rizzo

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

The screenplay concerns a man named Garry who, after experiencing a great loss in his life, decides to focus his energy on something a bit unusual: Christmas tree sales. The story explores a day in his life at a run-down tree stand and the good that can show up unexpectedly.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

I would consider it a drama, but it certainly has some comedic elements.

Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

I would love for this screenplay to be made, mainly because it is strongly based around character and mood as opposed to action, complex…

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