Podcast: 2015 Adapted Screenplay Competition Winner John Spare

Podcast: 2015 Adapted Screenplay Competition Winner


Guest, John Spare

After two decades in the film exhibition agency as a senior level executive, John Spare has turned his efforts to writing for the stage and screen. Having earned a merit scholarship at Pittsburgh’s prestigious Point Park University, John is currently enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts program working toward his graduate degree in screenwriting.

The author of over eight screenplays, John has received recognition for several of his works including Cold Quiet Country, an adaptation of Clayton Lindemuth’s critically acclaimed novel as well as Condition of Return, which has placed in over a dozen screenwriting competitions winning Best Screenplay at the 2013 Naperville Independent Film Festival. John currently lives just outside Hagerstown, Maryland where he is employed as a Communication Specialist with a prestigious suburban Washington, D.C. agency.