Arlaine Rockey

Arlaine Rockey

www.Attorney-Author.com
Screenwriter

Asheville, North Carolina

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About Arlaine

Arlaine Rockey completed the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting in 2013. She is seeking representation. All interest and referrals welcome!

Arlaine, a national trial attorney, is the author of the legal thriller "Ocean Court." Arlaine began writing screenplays by adapting her novel. She has since also written six original screenplays: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragette" (a biopic); "Purrfect" (an animated family dramady); "My Dead BFF" (a teen romantic black comedy); "Madness & Lies" (a lesbian psychological legal thriller); "Stent" (an epic legal thriller inspired by true events); and "Ocean Pearl" (a romantic legal thriller sequel to "Ocean Court").

"Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragette" made it into the second round (top 15%) in Drama in the Austin Screenwriting Competition in 2016. "My Dead BFF" made it into the second round (top 15%) in Comedy in the Austin Screenwriting Competition in 2015. "Madness & Lies" placed in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship Competition twice, in 2012 and 2010. See her website www.Attorney-Author.com for loglines, some reader comments, and more info.

Loglines

  • ELIZABETH CADY STANTON - THE FIRST SUFFRAGETTE

    ELIZABETH CADY STANTON - THE FIRST SUFFRAGETTE Historical Biography Drama Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the intellectual and radical force behind the original women’s rights movement for over fifty years, but when she published a feminist critique of the Bible, she was publicly censured by the organization she founded for allegedly damaging the cause of suffrage. Based on research drawn from multiple sources, Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragette is a moving, funny and inspirational biopic about an American hero who improved the lives of millions of women. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragette" made the second round (top 15%) in the Drama genre in the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition in 2016.

  • MY DEAD BFF

    MY DEAD BFF Comedy Romance High school outsider, Joslyn, is thrilled when her charismatic BFF's ghost returns with her bedazzled cell app needing help to get into heaven, but her dead BFF becomes her worst frenemy when she learns that Joslyn has a crush on her grieving boyfriend. "My Dead BFF" is a teenage romantic black comedy with a twist. It made the second round (top 15%) in the Comedy genre in the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition in 2015.

  • PURRFECT

    PURRFECT Animation Comedy Family A canine odd couple, a Maltese and a White German Shepherd, struggle to adopt two Ragdoll kittens, while a Panther social worker risks the kittens’ lives in his quest to protect them from being raised by dogs. Purrfect is a fable for the culture wars. See the Purrfect mini-book in my photos and at my website: http://www.Attorney-Author.com. Purrfect made the second round (top 15%) in the Comedy genre in the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition in 2016.

  • "Madness & Lies"

    "Madness & Lies" Drama Independent Thriller In Madness & Lies, Elena, a Southern attorney who works to stop child abuse, is put on trial for her young son’s murder after her psycho girlfriend kills him and convinces their teenage daughter to lie to help frame Elena, putting her career, family, and freedom at risk. It is also a coming of age story about this teenage girl, whose biological mother cannot give her what she needs, but who learns to accept the love of Elena, the mother she hates and betrays. An emotionally-raw psychological legal thriller, Madness & Lies placed in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship Competition in 2012 and 2010.

  • "Stent"

    "Stent" Drama Thriller Inspired by true events, "Stent" is an epic thriller in which a daughter fights the world’s largest medical conglomerate to prove that her late father was the first inventor of the balloon-expandable heart stent and, with a half a billion dollars in royalties at stake, to save her family from financial ruin, grappling with blackmail and corruption, and risking her safety and her family’s lives all the way to the Supreme Court. "Stent," an original screenplay, was inspired by actual events in the screenwriter’s life.Her father, Dr. Arthur G. Rockey, was the pioneer inventor of the balloon-expandable stent.

  • "Ocean Court"

    "Ocean Court" Crime Drama Romance Thriller In "Ocean Court," a hot Miami law student seduces his sexy supervising lawyer, pursuing her while she searches for a murderer, but she doesn't know the killer is in her bed.

  • "Ocean Pearl"

    "Ocean Pearl" Crime Drama Romance Thriller After killing his brother, a young Miami lawyer struggles to forgive his dying father and his prosecutor girlfriend, after her girlish indiscretion with another woman, the star witness in a law professor's trial for killing his wife. 

Awards

  • "Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragist" Top 20% in 2018 Nicholl Fellowship competition
    (2018)

  • "Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragist" 2nd round (top 15%) in the Austin Screenwriting Comp
    (2018)

  • "Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The First Suffragist" 2nd round (top 15%) AFF Screenwriting Competition.
    (2016)

  • "Purrfect" made the 2nd round (top 15%) in comedy in the Austin (AFF)Screenwriting Competition.
    (2016)

  • "My Dead BFF" made the 2nd round (top 15%) in comedy in the Austin (AFF)Screenwriting Competition.
    (2015)

  • "Madness & Lies" placed in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship competition.
    (2012)

  • "Madness & Lies" placed in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship competition.
    (2010)

Education

  • UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting

  • Univ. of NC - Chapel Hill (BA, English)

  • Univ. of Miami School of Law (JD)

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