LOG LINE: A homeless vet retreats to a local cemetery to confront his past demons but gets drawn into a fight for survival when he witnesses two armed men attempting to bury an unconscious young woman near the grave of his departed fiancée.
THE NIGHT WATCHMAN (formerly titled END OF THE NIGHT / AMONG THE DEAD) was a Quarter Finalist in the 2015 Stage 32 ‘Happy Writers’ Feature Contest, a Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest Semi-Finalist, a Quarter Finalist in the Chicago Screenwriter’s Network Contest, won a Prize in the Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, was featured on The Black List and placed in the Top 20% of 7,251 submissions in the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships.
STATUS: In Development
Written by Thomas C. Gaunt
- Developed by Thomas C. Gaunt and Gary Czowiecki
- Attached to Direct Thomas C. Gaunt
- GAUNT FILMS
The screenplay for THE NIGHT WATCHMAN was just named a Quarter Finalist in the Stage 32 ‘Happy Writers’ Feature Contest.