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Genre: Drama. Short Screenplay. 12 pages.
Logline: After losing her job, a kindhearted man consoles a young woman in Central Park. But upon their next visitation, his life is forever changed—from unforeseen circumstances.
A short script to be made into a feature-length screenplay in Winter 2022!
Genre: Neo-noir, Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Action, 12 pages..
Logline: On a rainy Seattle night, a mysterious man and woman meet, not realizing they share a close bond—through vengeance and murder
CURRENT 2x BEST SCREENPLAY WINNER ON THE 2022 FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT!.
CANNES OFFICIAL SELECTION!
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure. Feature-Length Script. 108 pages.
Logline: After seeing her father at the movies with another woman, his daughter confides to her zany, Italian family that he is having an affair. With their support, she tells her mother, who gives them strict orders to plot a stakeout at the drive-in—where all hell breaks loose.
CURRENT 3x BEST SCREENPLAY WINNER ON THE 2022 FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT!
Genre: Satirical Comedy, Character-Driven. 30 pages.
Logline: A blue-collar worker is promoted as company liaison for a Paris business trip. But his over-the-top French preparations put him on a fine line between cultural awareness and being a menace to society
CURRENTLY ON THE 2022 FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT!
Comps: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure meets Napoleon Dynamite in the cinematic, eccentric style of Wes Anderson.
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Suspense, Drama. Short Screenplay. 29 pages.
Logline: During a severe snowstorm, three friends decide to take a shortcut home. But their after-school journey becomes a horrific detour when they venture into the dense forest known as The Jigsaw.
CURRENT 2x BEST SCREENPLAY WINNER ON THE 2022 FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT!
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama. Short Screenplay. Writing Sample Project. 21 pages.
Logline: Puzzled by gruesome massacres in a rural town, a senior police detective discovers a nefarious link to the victims and infamous serial killer, Michael Myers.
RATED R for Graphic Violence, Language, Sensitive Subjects. Viewer Discretion Advised.
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Logline: A wife is asked for a divorce by her dispassionate husband on their twentieth anniversary in Central Park. At the same moment, a man admits to his girlfriend that he’s a cross-dresser, and a young man tells his family he’s gay while introducing his older, flamboyant lover.
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Drama, True Story. Feature-Length Script. 109 pages.
Logline: When a young and aspiring starlet seeks love along the way to her Hollywood dream, she becomes the obsession of many admirers. But her mysterious past catches up with her, resulting in her gruesome, unsolved, 1947 murder.
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Drama, True Story. Feature-Length Script. 108 pages.
Logline: A skilled FBI agent becomes obsessed in capturing a skyjacker named Dan Cooper, who demands $200,000, four parachutes, and a vanishing jump from a 727 airplane.
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Action, Adventure. Pitch Available/No Script. This project is SAW meets GUNS AKIMBO set in a serious and dramatic, high-octane style.
Logline: An intolerant man is corrected by a low-key serial killer named Conscience, who forces him to participate in a deadly scavenger hunt, in which his innocent, kidnapped family is the prize.