Computer Programming
CANDYBYTE
Short Script

Genre: Horror, Comedy, and Sci-Fi

Written by: Diana Foronda
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Logline: A successful smart home inventor's spirit takes control of her apple-shaped like device called CANDY. 

 

Synopsis: Charlie, a successful smart home inventor, dies after celebrating the opening night of her latest smart home creation called CANDY. Charlie's spirit enters into the apple-shaped device and controls CANDY while her caretaker, Billie, helps her to find her murderer. The two discover an unexpected secret. But will Charlie and Billie find the murderer before it's too late?

 Wallachia International Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION
București, Romania 2022
SCREENPLAY SELECTIONS & AWARDS
Top Shorts Film Festival, WINNER Honorable Mention: Screenplay
Online 2022
Los Angeles Film Awards, Nominated: Screenplay of the Month
Online 2022
Chicago Horror Film Festival, WINNER Screenplay Contest
 Chicago, IL 2022
Festigious International Film Festival, SEMI-FINALIST
Online 2022
IndieX Film Fest, OFFICIAL SELECTION 
Los Angeles, CA 2022
Oil Valley Film Festival, WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting, Short 
Oil City, PA 2022
Screaming Ostrich International Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION
Newton, MA 2022
Film Fest LA Live, OFFICIAL SELECTION
Los Angeles, CA 2022
Swedish International Film Festival, Nominated: Best Short Script
Arvika, Sweden 2022
Druk International Film Festival, WINNER Outstanding Achievement Award for Short Script 
Paro, Bhutan 2022
Adbhooture Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION
Kolkata, India 2022
Silicon Beach Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION
Los Angeles, CA 2022
L.A. Sci-Fi & Horror Horror Film Festival, SEMI-FINALIST
 Agoura Hills, CA 2022
*Flickers' Rhode Island International Film FestivalSEMI-FINALIST
 Providence, RI 2022
*Academy Qualifying
*BAFTA Qualifying
*Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying 
*Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, QUARTERFINALIST 
Nashville, TN 2022
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Academy-Qualifying 
Underground Indie Film Festival, OFFICIAL SELECTION
 Apopka, FL 2022
13horror.com, FINALIST 
Los Angeles, CA 2022
*WorldFest-Houston, BRONZE REMI-AWARD WINNER Best Short Script Houston, TX 2022
*Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying
The International Horror Hotel, WINNER 4th Place Sci-Fi Short Script 
Cleveland, OH 2022
Ethereal Horror Fest, OFFICIAL SELECTION
 Austin, TX 2022