WILDsound broadcasts a unique film festival every single day of the week, showcasing the best films from around the world. Enjoy a growing library of independent films, original screenplay, novel, short story, and poetry readings spanning all genres.
FEMALE Festival 1st Scene: BY DARK, by Sabrina Barton
When her older sister is brutally murdered, a Black teen girl and her white best friend must overcome police apathy, racial prejudice, and extreme peril to bring a serial killer to justice. Inspired by true events in late nineteenth-century Austin, Texas.
LA Festival 1st Scene: BLOOD MONEY, by Dominic Flanagan (writer interview)
Howard Swan, a doctor with a severe drinking problem, loses his medical license, his wife, his house, and is on the verge of losing his daughter as well. In a desperate act, he enlists the help of Caspar, his drug dealer brother, to make some easy money. After a deal goes wrong, Howard uses his m...
TV Festival 1st Scene Reading: The Murderbot Diaries, by Keith A. LaCabe
On a distant alien planet, a security “construct” (half human, half robot) must decide between saving its clients from certain death or hiding out in safety watching its entertainment feed and an uncertain rescue.
Narration: Hannah Ehman
Murderbot: Geoff Mays
Dr. Mensah: Kyana Teresa
THRILLER Festival 1st Scene Reading: AS SCARED AS YOU, by Jesse Dorian
A twenty-something male “drifter” antihero, and a young blind woman become caged prisoners at a bed and breakfast in small-town northern California, where the drifter’s violent, malignant actions prior, push a group of malicious locals-- along with their two animalistic, basement-held zombified r...
SCI-FI Festival 1st Scene Reading: The Agreement, by Jared Stuart
Young US Air Force wife and mother realizes that she is a part of an alien hybridization program through an abduction and hypnosis, and that her son along with her husband and his family may not be who she thinks they are.
Narration: Hannah Ehman
Eve: Kyana Teresa
Jeremy: Geoff May
SCI-FI Fest 1st Scene Reading: Department of Disinformation, by Justin McLachlan
When a manipulative intelligence agent is abducted by aliens, he turns to his hapless brother — a once well-regarded journalist who now hosts a conspiracy-laden, low-rated cable TV show — to help him expose a coming alien invasion.
Narration: Val Cole
Charlie: Geoff Mays
Environmental Festival 1st Scene: HIGH WINDS, by Chris Crowley
An aging rancher faces death with wry humor and a basic belief in humankind that is sorely tested by conflicts between the way of life he loves, conservation and climate change as he decides his legacy.
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morris
David: Geoff Mays
Connie: Julie Sheppard
1st Scene Script Reading: Smoking Mirrors, by Jonah McKenzie Howell
In 1880s Texas, Pinkerton agents John and Henry are tasked with apprehending members of an Aztec cult. But when they become stranded in the desert with the cult's leader, the three men embark on a spiritual journey that forces them to question who their allegiances really lie with.
ROMANCE Festival reading: Nora and George, by Katherine Saviana (interview)
A woman attempts to balance her life as a struggling mother and wife with a burning need to tell her Oma's epic war-time love story, but the balancing act proves elusive and has life-altering consequences.
Narrator: Val Cole
Lucy: Hannah Ehman
Hannah: Kyana Teresa
Jack: Steve Riz...
LGBTQ+ Festival 1st Scene Reading: Hungry Hearts, by Ryan O’Leary
In the early 90’s, two men, a disgruntled Cop and a self-loathing Crook, play the city’s criminal underground and corrupt police department against each other in the pursuit of justice, money and, most dangerously, their budding love.
TV Festival 1st Scene Reading: NEW OLYMPUS, by Matthew Nicholson
"The reluctant modern-day descendant of Pandora vows to trap all of the Original Evils back inside her ancestor's cursed box once and for all. Can she claim her destiny as the new owner of Pandora's box before her hometown is overrun by evil?"
POLITICAL Festival Script Reading: Show me your Teeth, by Scott Liapis
An undocumented migrant worker on the run from a pack of bloodthirsty vampires, moves to a small meat-packing town in Nebraska in hopes of giving her son a better life. But the increasingly volatile relationship between Mexican workers and white locals might prove a breaking point for them both.
Script Read: The Legend of the Mermaid Tree, by Addie Dobson (writer interview)
'The Legend of the Mermaid Tree’ is a romance period piece bridging the past to the present on St. Simons Island. Joshua, a goal driven analyst, finally gets the opportunity for a promotion, but has to return to the island after hearing of his grandfather's untimely death. As he packs his grandfa...