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VCUArts Cinema Short Films Summer 2024

2024 Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

Jody Matzer's second feature screenplay, TITCH, has advanced to the Quarterfinal Round. TITCH, a horror, is the story of Beck Richter, who learns the hard way that sometimes you shouldn't go home again. TITCH has been described as 'scary as hell.

Stay tuned for more details and news. 

2024 Richmond International Film Festival

Screenwriting Competition

SHARKS AND MINNOWS advanced to the Semifinal Round of the competition.  There were many amazing submissions this years and the journey, in regards to this competition, is over. There are still more festivals and competitions to come! The journey continues!

WILDMAN (2022)

The little film with the huge heart continues to be showcased at festivals across the country. 

Stay tuned for updates! 

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The Virginia Film Office has announced the winners of the 2023 Virginia Screenwriting Competition, an annual event founded in 1989 as a way to promote Virginia’s in-state talent and give exposure to aspiring screenwriters.

Virginia Film Office Director Andy Edmunds acknowledged the winners in front of a filled audience of moviegoers and filmmakers at the 2023 Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville on October 28, 2023, prior to a screening of the acclaimed feature film THE HOLDOVERS, presented by producer Mark Johnson.

Jody Matzer's SHARKS & MINNOWS received top honors. 


SHARKS AND MINNOWS is the story of a grizzled hitman who, trapped in a diner during a blizzard, is confronted by the ghosts of his past actions.  Critics have praised the screenplay for having excellent dialogue well-drawn and complex characters.  

SHARKS AND MINNOWS continues its journey and has been entered in numerous festival competitions across the world.


For Casting Directors: Profile Including Resume, Sizzle Reel and Headshots can be found on Actors Access and Casting Networks.  For all others, please drop me a line. 

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