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Feature Length Screenplays
Comedy – 103 pages
When assigned to do a fluff piece on “Florida Man” – the real-life imbecile responsible for the weird news happenings of the state – an eager reporter unearths a political cover-up that might take her career to the national stage.
Dramedy/Adaptation – 108 pages
In Prohibition-era Kentucky, a moonshiner’s plan to save the family farm goes awry when his brother steals a dog from a local mobster. (Based on The Iliad by Homer)
Semifinalist – 2019 Austin Film Festival (Drama Feature Screenplay and Enderby Entertainment Award)
2nd Place – 2019 Screenwriter’s Discord Public Domain Contest
Quarterfinalist – 2019 ScreenCraft Public Domain and True Story Screenplay Contest
A KILLER MUSICAL
Horror/Musical – 97 pages
In 1985, an eager teen in search of an exciting summer signs up to work at a musical summer camp where the counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant.
TO THE END
Half-hour Dark Comedy
Series Logline: With only 18 months until the annihilation of the earth by a comet, a 23-year-old slacker and friends face the challenges of life in the pre-apocalypse
Pilot Logline: Max faces government red tape and his own self-doubt when faced with honoring a suicide pact with his best friend.
Finalist – 2019 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenplay Competition
Finalist – 2018 Reddit Screenwriting Competition
Blacklist Reader Recommended Script (8)
Series Logline: Self-absorbed coworkers undermine each other while trying to run an independent gym in Dayton, Ohio.
Pilot Logline: Matt and Zoe compete for airtime when Ray hires a local kid to shoot a commercial for the gym.
Second Round – 2019 Austin Film Festival Television Pilot Competition
Official Selection – 2019 Atlanta Comedy Film Festival
Semifinalist – 2018 Stage 32 3rd Annual Comedy Writing Contest
THE BUTTER STREET HITCHHIKER
Horror – 13 pages
Haunted by his past, a driver picks up a ghostly hitchhiker who will answer his deepest, darkest question if he drives him to his destination.
Winner – 2020 Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition
Finalist – 2020 Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest
Horror – 14 pages
After a successful heist, two thieves steal the wrong van and find themselves unwitting test subjects for a horrific government experiment.
Finalist – 2019 Nightmares Film Festival
Semifinalist – 2019 Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
Horror/Comedy – 15 pages
After she live-streams catching her boyfriend with another woman, an Instagram model resorts to internet witchcraft to get revenge.
Quarterfinalist – WeScreenplay Shorts Contest
Comedy – 10 pages
Office interns try to figure out if their boss is pregnant without asking her.
Comedy/Drama – 9 pages
Afflicted with a crippling phobia, a man admits himself into a treatment center with peculiar methods.
BREAD FOR THE BREAD GOD
Comedy – 4 pages
A commercial for a bread company reveals that the secret to their bread is appeasing the bloodthirst of an ancient Aztec deity.
Comedy – 9 pages
A first date takes an unexpected turn when the guy doesn’t look anything like his dating app profile photos.
Comedy – 11 pages
An actor in a Civil War drama wrestles with his artistic integrity when the producers want to add in product placements.
THE SPELLING BEE
Comedy – 9 pages
A regional spelling bee final takes an interesting turn when the judge becomes infatuated with the parent of one of the participants.
TEDDY BEAUMONT KIA NISSAN HYUNDAI SUBARU
Comedy – 11 pages
A customer at a car dealership has second thoughts about buying a car that includes a voodoo curse.
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