Script: One Bad Astronaut
Genre: Drama | Comedy
Logline: One Bad Astronaut is a dramatic comedy about a likable but volatile rock star who returns home to deal with a paternity suit, and finds himself navigating the far more dangerous trials of his audacious family and falling in love.
Bio: Leslie Longworth is a writer + creative living in Venice, CA. She was selected to participate in the 2016 NYWIFT/IRIS Writers Lab where she worked with mentors Susan Cartsonis and “Kiwi” Smith on a dramatic comedy. Prior distinctions include advancing/placing in the Nicholl, Austin, Nashville, Cinequest and BlueCat; and she was named a New Voice to watch by The Humanities Prize in 2012.
She is currently finishing a sci-fi fantasy spec with a female protagonist – a modern myth that draws on her fascination with and study of astrophysics, Gryphons, deities + demigods, ancient Sumerian texts, and the power of the mind.
Contact: You can follow Leslie on Instagram @lalongworth and/or @alchemicalephemera