THE HERD pitch deck


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A feature film screenplay by Wiek Lenssen

THE HERD  is an adventure drama about a young petroleum geologist  who expects to die of cancer before he is thirty years old.  He decides to put his life in the hands of nomadic herders living in a remote part of Siberia, where outsiders are not welcome.

As a screenplay entering the categories of  ‘adventure’ and ‘drama’  THE HERD made it to five quarter finals of script competitions in America’s top ten of the most prestiguous  festivals!
THE HERD entered the TOP 20 of  Coverfly’s RED LIST of the Adventure Feature Screenplays 2021 in the USA
The script’s accomplishments so far:

  *** THE HERD was officially selected for one of USA’s most coveted and prestiguous screenplay writing workshops:  the 2020 CINESTORY RETREAT in Idyllwild, California.  A wonderful week with thirty finalists, intensive workshops and mentors, leading representatives of the American film industry. ***
 *** THE  HERD also made it to the quarter finals of the 2020 FINISH LINE screenplay contest  ***
  *** THE HERD was again officially selected as quarter finalist in 2021 at the CINESTORY FEATURE SCREENPLAY CONTEST.***
 *** It  landed in the quarter finals of the 2021 PAGE INTERNATIONAL screenplay competition (total entries 9.500)  ***
 *** Lauded as SECOND ROUNDER of the AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL 2021  (total entries 14.500)  ***
 *** quarter finalist of the 2021 SCREENCRAFT feature screenplay comeptition  ***




After the retreat week  the thirty finalists formed a Cinestory alumni writers community to exchange knowledge and experiences, and comment on each other’s works. Happy and proud to be a member of such a talented group of nice people, with great creative minds.