I come from a quarter-century-long career in automotive business management with a focus on operational excellence and end-to-end process improvement as well as individual performance and development; skills are essentially transferable into any business, including the business of show.
I have an affinity for edgy characters frequently mixed up in period drama; not drama period, because, while not all fun and games, I appreciate little bites and bits of humor. I hesitate to call my period dramas historical fiction because the future is a period, too, and I do enjoy spending some time way out there.I have pitches, plots, and further progressed projects in times and places such as:
Unique traits: I try to be tall; I'm more than relatively decent at accents but you have to give me a little time (if it's been a while, my Scottish turns into Irish then British then back to Scottish again); I'm an effective creative professional (i.e. I'm an equal and delicate balance of both "show" and "business"); I love using semicolons even if I'd don't always do it properly!
Derrick Drama ⋄ Historical In 1596, nearing the end of the Elizabethan era, after being falsely accused of a heinous crime, a kind-hearted cook in the Queen's Navy and longtime friend of William Shakespeare reluctantly accepts the role of executioner in order to avoid the death penalty himself.
Day Drinkers Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance ⋄ Drama A priest who’s recently lost his faith and a woman about to lose her marriage form an unusual bond in a bar as a handful of characters interrupt their life over the course of the afternoon in this neo-noir drama.
Waltzing Matilda Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent ⋄ Drama One night in the fall of 1968, the lives of a wanderer, a waitress, a dirty cop, a dying old man, and two teenage prostitutes intersect under the threat of a sadistic pimp out to protect his little local empire.
I'm effectively a non-award winning writer, producer, director, and actor!
The School of Life
Macomb Community College
Henry Ford High School