Love Locks
CHASING LOVE
Short Script

Genre: LGBTQIA+ and Drama

Main Creator/Written by: Diana Foronda and Co-Written by: Calvin Benson 
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Poster by: Calvin Benson

Logline: A woman who falls in love with a man, who happens to be a trans man of color. 

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Illustrated by:  Izzy Singer

Synopsis: Emma, who works as a waitress, is struggling to find love in NYC. Then, one day, faith brings her to meet Ryan: a confident, handsome, entertainment writer, trans man and queer activist. As their friendship begins to blossom into a relationship, Emma invites Ryan over to meet her religious parents — and finds herself faced with their transphobia. Will Emma fight for her one true love or will it lead to a downward spiral of questioning her own faith? 

SCREENPLAY SELECTIONS & AWARDS
Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition (Spring Edition), SEMI-FINALIST 
New York, NY 2021
Script Summit Screenplay Contest, OFFICIAL SELECTION Royal Oak, MI 2021
Grove Film Festival, WINNER Best Unproduced Screenplay Jersey City, NJ 2021
Chicago Screenplay Awards, QUARTER FINALIST Chicago, IL 2021
Hollywood Just4Shorts Screenplay Competition, SEMI-FINALIST Drama Short Screenplay 
Los Angeles, CA 2020
*HollyShorts Film Festival, SCREENPLAY QUARTER FINALIST Sherman Oaks, CA 2019
*Academy-Qualifying 
Los Angeles Film Awards, WINNER Best First Time Screenwriter (Short) Online 2019
Top Indie Film Awards, NOMINATED Best Short Script Online 2019