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Scripted Ink. announces development funding for Nick Verso

Scripted Ink. is thrilled to announce development investment in, Sleep to Dream, the latest feature film project from AWG Pathways writer, Nick Verso.

Sleep to Dream follows the life of a troubled teenager who uncovers a sinister world of hidden power and ancient evil, when being invited to attend a prestigious yet mysterious boarding school. Nick has been working on this project for a number of months, with the assistance of the acclaimed writer, director and script editor Shane Krause (Bait, The Contents, Acolytes).

After achieving international success with his 2016 feature Boys in the Trees, Nick is excited by the prospects for his latest film project. “I’m thrilled to be supported by such a progressive and innovative program. I look forward to learning from a genre-master like Shane and diving into this universe that’s been haunting me.”

Shane Krause said “I’m deeply impressed and encouraged by the canniness of Scripted Ink to back such a fresh and original genre project by the highly talented filmmaker behind BOYS IN THE TREES. I look forward to working with Nick to assist him in delivering a screenplay that is worthy of his prodigious cinematic gifts. ”

Tim Pye, Scripted Ink’s Head of Development has high hopes for Sleep to Dream. “Creating opportunities for talented writers like Nick is an exciting privilege. It is a tantalising prospect to imagine what a team like Nick and Shane can deliver”, he said.