Interview with Winning Screenwriter Jim Norman (TAKE THE SHOT)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

July 2018 Winning Drama 1st Scene Screenplay.

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Jim Norman: A BLACK, FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL STAR SEES HER DREAMS OF AN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FADE WHEN HER FATHER’S CORPORATE PROMOTION MAKES HER FAMILY MOVE FROM HOUSTON TO A SMALL NORTH DAKOTA TOWN WITH A HORRIBLE BASKETBALL TEAM.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

COMING OF AGE FAMILY DRAMA

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

IT DEALS WITH A NUMBER OF ISSUES THAT FACE TODAY’S TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS: RACE, SEXUAL PREFERENCE, BULLYING AND FRIENDSHIPS. IT PORTRAYS THE CHALLENGES EVEN A SUCCESSFUL BLACK FAMILY MUST COPE WITH.

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

PERSONAL STRUGGLES

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

THE GODFATHER I & II

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

FROM LOGLINE TO…

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