Rainy Season: Indie Short Film Festival

Rainy Season Film Details

Director: Vanessa Ionta Wright

Writers: Vanessa Ionta Wright, Stephen King

Release Date: TBA, March 2017


A young couple arrives in the town of Willow, ME for summer vacation and after repeated warnings from town locals to leave, they stay and learn the horrific price the town must pay for prosperity.


Rainy Season Short Film Overview

Rainy Season will make it’s premiere on March 2017 in Peachtree City/Fayetteville GA. The independent short film is written and directed by Vanessa Ionta Wright, and based off Stephen King’s short novel from his Nightmares & Dreamscapes collection.

Wright’s screenplay adaptation of Rainy Season has already received a positive response, winning several awards, including

The 2016 International Horror Hotel

“Award Winning Script”

Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest

“Best Unproduced Screenplay Short”

MCN Film Fest

“Official Selection”

Northeast Film Festival Horror Fest

“Official Selection”

Milledgeville Film Festival

“Official Selection”

Writer & Director Vanessa Wright seized the opportunity to obtain the non-exclusive rights to Stephen King’s  through his Dollar Babies program.

In order to bring this dark tale to life, she assembled a creative dream team, consisting of Director of Photography Mark Simon (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Primal Fear. Demolition Man) and Executive Producer Samantha Kolesnik (Turning the Girl, The Price of Bones).

Film Showcase

In conjunction with the premiere of Rainy Season, Wright will also be showcasing projects from aspiring filmmakers from all over the world.

If you have written and filmed a short film and have not had the chance to bring it to audiences, now is your chance to take advantage of this opportunity and get your film on the big screen.

Anyone can enter the showcase, and films of all genres are accepted, however, they must be less than 20 minutes. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian’s consent. Your film will be reviewed by industry professionals, who will decide which films will make it into the showcase.

Organizers of the festival are Vanessa Ionta Wright, Samantha Kolesnik, Stephanie Wyatt, and Kevin Peterson. For more information on the film Rainy Season, and the showcase, visit:

Rainy Season Movie Official Site

Rainy Season Independent Short Film Showcase




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