Cal Barnes

Cal Barnes

Head of Creative at Nineteen Films
Screenwriter, Playwright, Producer and Actor

Los Angeles, California

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About Cal

Cal R. Barnes was born in Salem, OR in 1988. After briefly studying creative writing and drama at Portland State University in Portland, OR, Cal moved to Los Angeles in 2009 where he immediately began acting and writing screenplays. After a few years he also began producing films as well, enjoying all aspects of the creative process. Cal currently lives and writes in Los Angeles. He is a connoisseur of literature, film, yoga, fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea, and sunshine.

Cal has been writing professionally since 2012. To date, he has written 16 feature screenplays, an award-winning stage play, numerous short scripts, and two novels. He's had multiple options and sales with a number of feature and short scripts produced. He is a member of the WGA and Sag-Aftra-E.

All Cal's available, un-produced screenplays are listed in the log-lines section of this website, they are also available on his website. Please inquire with qualifications if interested in taking a look at any of the material.

Links

Loglines

  • Gods of Neverland

    Gods of Neverland Budget: $30M+ | Action Adventure One hundred years after the fall of Captain Hook, Peter Pan and his gang confront a dark, cosmic force that threatens to destroy their world.

  • The Cineranimo Valley Theatre

    The Cineranimo Valley Theatre Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy An eccentric group of employees must push through a barrage of mishaps in order to band together and open a midnight premiere at their theatre.

  • Infinite Limits

    Infinite Limits Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller Crime A savvy, streetwise detective enlists the help of a pretty philosophy genius to help him hunt down a serial killer that’s been using paradoxes to kill his victims.

  • The Hardest Weekend

    The Hardest Weekend Comedy When the world’s favorite billionaire-socialite parties too hard with Dan Bilzarian and contracts an STD that can literally kill him upon arousal, the traditional college experience transforms into a non-stop, fight for his life, survival game against thousands of adoring women, in what becomes the hardest weekend he could have ever imagined.

  • Rise

    Rise Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama A burgeoning, Los Angeles based pastor is forced to counsel a young woman who holds knowledge about his past that could destroy him. (Based on an Award-Winning Stage Play)

  • Every Last Drop

    Every Last Drop Horror Thriller An aspiring young novelist -- obsessed with writing the most horrifying novel all time -- finds himself in psychological turmoil when the lines between story and reality begin to overlap.

  • Twentysomething. Los Angeles, CA

    Twentysomething. Los Angeles, CA Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy Drama Romance While experiencing minor inner-city fame, a successful twenty-four year old playwright attempts to juggle a series of ‘highly unique relationships’ as he searches for love in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Pland

    Pland Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy Drama Two young actors and a free-spirited photographer take a road trip from Los Angeles to Portland, OR in order to get back at an ex-girlfriend, only to find a much deeper purpose on the open road.

  • Johnny Senders and the Time Shapers

    Johnny Senders and the Time Shapers Budget: $30M+ | Action Adventure The son of a legendary gunfighter is recruited by an elite group of warriors to jump through time to year 2187 to join in a battle for the human race.

  • Sunset Moves

    Sunset Moves Budget: $100K - $1M | Film-noir Drama When young, hard-nosed, LA native’s ex-girlfriend suddenly and mysteriously disappears, he is forced deep into the underbelly, noir-society of Los Angeles in pursuit of what he values most in the world — the life of a girl

  • The Hollywood Legitimate

    The Hollywood Legitimate Crime Drama Film-noir Thriller A young, hotshot journalist is thrown deep into the underbelly of Hollywood's underground to investigate the disappearance of a famous person that has gone missing.

  • The Academic Northwest

    The Academic Northwest Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Drama When a graduate school bound valedictorian doesn’t get into NYU, his entire wold collapses, until he falls in with a group of Northwest Socialites that show him how to make it in the ‘real world, and give him the type education he could never learn in school.

  • Painting the Roses Red

    Painting the Roses Red Romance Thriller The teenage son of a deceased rock star seeks to start a new life with his mother and sister in the Pacific Northwest, where he gets involved in the manipulative dealings of a beautiful and seductive young woman.

  • Adolf Hitler and the Dream Committee (Short)

    Adolf Hitler and the Dream Committee (Short) Budget: $0 - $100K | Sci-fi Fantasy A young college student ventures into the magical world of lucid dreaming in order to attend an exclusive event where the infamous Adolf Hitler is rumored to appear.

  • Midnight Program (Short)

    Midnight Program (Short) Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery Thriller When a white collar office drone follows a pretty, young photographer into a crime scene, he comes to realize that his seemingly uneventful life might not be as boring and innocent as he thought in this Jekyll and Hyde crime-thriller.

Credits

Awards

  • Won 'Best World Premiere' 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival
    (2012)

Education

  • Portland State University (Portland, OR)
    (2007-2009)

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