Here you'll find a series of writing samples for various work by Andrew Ivimey. If you haven't already please download the resume below. If there are any questions or issues just reach out via email or through the website.
The following is an excerpt from the original TV pilot CONTROL C co-created and written by Andrew Ivimey. An hour long procedural Sci-Fi Drama that takes place in a reimagined present. It asks the question "What if Star Trek-level replicator technology was invented in the 90's, and humanity wasn't ready for it". Full script is available upon request.
*Official Selection; Cinequest Screenwriting Competition 2022, Finish Line Competition 2021, Fresh Voices Competition 2022
SHORT (2 Page) VIDEO GAME SPEC SCRIPTS
The follow sample is a short story spec script. It is set in a Sci-Fi Fantasy universe. On a distant planet, a group of galactic settlers who were left behind to die have created a thriving society. Now they are at war with the Empire that abandoned them and the situation is dire.
The follow sample is a short story spec script. It is a Sci-Fi drama that takes place in an altered present. In a raging war both sides look for any advantage they can get, even if that means compromising themselves.
The follow is a spec script for a video game cutscene and a character breakdown sheet. It takes place in a Sci-Fi fantasy world of the near future, an Earth where humanity has forgotten how to use technology. This is set in a local marketplace when a mysterious figure from a powerful ground comes to visit the market.
The following is a writing sample for a fictional video game, FTL RACING, written by Andrew Ivimey. The setting is a racing game with spaceships. Different styles of ships race through dangerous galaxies and asteroid belts, avoiding obstacles while fighting each other. Racers have different gangs and guilds they have aligned themselves with. A playfully aggressive tone that's Borderlands meets Burnout. These barks are for two announcers who are broadcasting the race.
The following is a barks writing sample for a fictional video game, ALIEN OCCUPATION, a shooter that takes place in the near future where aliens have invaded and occupied most of the Earth. Despite the dire circumstances, groups of human resistance hold out and organize a resistance to fight back. Last Of Us's depiction of humanity vs Gears of Wars depiction of unknown enemies. The human resistance is composed of whoever is left and willing to fight; ex-military, survivalists, desperate fools seeking revenge, and the generally lucky.
The follow is a sample script for a quest. It takes place in an RPG fantasy game where factions of humans, werewolves, and vampires all fight for control in the early years of war. The PLAYER character is on the human side but is a tri-breed, one with the ability to switch between human, werewolf, and vampire form on command. This is a Main Quest cutscene and subsequent barks relating to the quest.
Andrew Ivimey is writer and co-creator of the webcomic Texts From Superheroes. Created in 2012 and released 3 times a week it's a comedic exploration of what superheroes would be text messaging each other. It receives millions of monthly views and has over half a million followers on social media. These samples, and the years of writing this comic, provided valuable experience with comedic writing in the voice and tone of pre-existing characters.
*Featured on IGN, Time Magazine, and Cracked.com
Andrew Ivimey is the co-creator and writer of the Youtube sketch comedy series Sketch From Superheroes. Which is a sketch comedy series exploring the lighter side and idiosyncrasies of comic book superheroes. It has collected millions of views on it's channel and been shared by Netflix and Marvel. Below you can download the shooting script for one of these sketches.
You can also view the completed sketch below. Produced, Directed, and Edited by Andrew Ivimey.