Eleonora Mignoli

Screenwriter and Script Reader

My passion is creating unique words inhabited by complex characters. Below you can find some of my produced, in-production or well-ranked scripts. You can request scripts by contacting me here.

SEED OF KNOWLEDGE

sci-fi LGBT feature

On a journey to deliver a religious artefact to a new planet, an android protects his crew from an alien who can twist reality, while dealing with his conflicting emotions towards his given gender.

Seed of Knowledge is a Second Rounder 2019 Austin Film Festival

Seed of Knowledge is a Winner at the 12th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest

Seed of Knowledge is a Semi-finalist at the 2019 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Competition

Seed of Knowledge is a Quarterfinalist at the 2019 Scriptapalooza International Screenplay Competition

Seed of Knowledge is a Quarterfinalist at the 2019 Final Draft Big Break Competition

ONEIRIKA

10 part TV sci-fi thriller

Rei is trapped in the world of Oneirika, a video game set in the dreams of its players. Her powerful grandmother kidnaps the children of Talbot, a man who might have the ability to wake Rei up, and forces him to enter the Oneirika Tournament. Only if he wins he will see his children again.

Oneirika was Shortlisted at the 2017 Triforce Creative Network Incubator (top 2%)

Oneirika is one of the 13 Finalists at the 2014 International Emmy® Awards sponsored Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award.

Oneirika is a Semifinalist at the 2019 WeScreenplay TV Contest

The homonymous novel inspired by the script has won an Honourable Mention at the Tracking-Board Launch Pad Manuscript Competition (top 5%).

 

LEDA

Sci-fi action feature

Drea, a human refugee on an alien planet, is torn between her original and her adoptive family and that, when the end-of-days arrives, is allowed to save only one.

Leda was in the top 13% entries (7,511) of the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.

 

THE CARER

Short drama (written and directed)

 

THE CARER explores the relationship between an ex-cellist affected by multiple sclerosis and her nurse, a young man fascinated by death.

 

RORY ROMANTIC

Sci-fi drama short

Rory Romantic was once a bestselling author and superstar fitness coach until an accident ruined him. He now works as a trainer for VR gym classes. When he receives the visit of his N1 fan, Tanvi, he gets to relive fond memories of his past, but their relationship carries a profound life lesson.

 

Winner of the Best Sci-Fi Short at the New York City International Film Festival

 

 

 

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The script of Rory Romantic has won the 2017 It’s My Shout Competition and was subsequently produced by It’s My Shout/BBC for the BBC 2. It was developed through a two-days BBC Writersroom Residential. You can read the blogpost about it here.

CIRCUIT

Dystopian Drama Short

Circuit the short film

In this darkly dystopian short film, a woman fights for her truth against the all-knowing Regime.

This script is currently in pre-production with CE50, Manchester-based production company Old Hall Films.

You can support the Indiegogo Campaign here.

THE BARGAIN

Sci-fi drama short

Indentured in the service is Hue – the creator and owner of time-exchanging technology – Cora is torn between serving out her contract to regain the time she has lost and fight for the people Hue ruins with his power.

This script is currently in post-production by Brother Bear Films. Here you can see some backstage shots.

 

LOCKED

Sci-fi Dama short

In a future where Justice is dispensed by machines, KAY is accused of the murder of her reclusive and cat-lover neighbour. Kay’s only chance at survival is to prove her innocence, but while the AI begins drawing the net around her, we’re left asking ourselves if she’s as innocent as she looks.

The script is currently in pre-production by Watchers Productions, as part of their Strange Tales series.

THE ETERNAL GUARDIAN

Sci-fi action drama short

For generations Asha’s family has been tasked with protecting the Fifth Ship, a spaceship storing thousands of human minds, but when Asha fights to break the circle, her daughter Thema is the one who pays the price.

The Eternal Guardian was Quarterfinalist at the 2017 Cinequest Competition.