Jon Davis has won four and placed in 80+ screenwriting competitions. He writes stories about underdogs, dreamers and outcasts who strive to improve their lives but find many challenges on the way.
Unique traits: Imaginative, motivated, hard-working. Not afraid to be provocative.
Who Was Cary Grant? Drama When Cary Grant slaps Chevy Chase with a $10-million lawsuit after the comedian calls him gay on national television, a private detective is hired to dig in to Grant’s past and uncovers an unseemly history that could darken the film icon’s legacy.
Ella & Marilyn Drama ⋄ Biography Ella Fitzgerald's stalled singing career is taken to sudden new heights when Marilyn Monroe campaigns for her to play a previously segregated jazz club, prompting both praise and backlash in pre-Civil Rights era America.
Tinian War ⋄ Romance While serving on the Pacific front of World War II, a Navy sailor and pilot fall in love but are torn apart by the unfolding war and the lives they left behind.
Golden Age Historical ⋄ Drama When a Hollywood prostitute begins a forbidden affair with Clark Gable in the months leading up to the premiere of “Gone With The Wind,” the film’s many controversies threaten to tear them apart.
Wire Hangers Drama ⋄ Biography In a bid to keep her decade-long Oscar nomination streak alive, Faye Dunaway battles friends, crew and studio executives in order to make “Mommie Dearest,” considered by some to be the worst film of all time.
As Time Goes By Sci-fi ⋄ Adventure A former spy travels back in time to prevent the destruction of Paris and save the man she loves, but finds that changing the outcome of World War II carries many hidden consequences.
Babelsberg Drama ⋄ Comedy An eccentric Hollywood movie star travels to Berlin to fulfill his dream of directing but the rise of the Nazis threatens to end both his career and his life.
Cleopatra In Rome Historical ⋄ Drama When legendary film director Joseph L. Mankiewicz is lured out of retirement to save the doomed "Cleopatra," starring Elizabeth Taylor, cost overruns, script problems and a scandal-prone star threaten to bankrupt 20th Century Fox and will change Hollywood forever.
The Happiest Place On Earth Historical ⋄ Drama The true story of how Walt Disney brought Disneyland to life despite countless setbacks, personal struggles and an opening day from hell.
City of Destiny Drama ⋄ Crime When a jaded news reporter discovers the extreme measures a politician will take to end homelessness, the reporter’s life is soon in danger.
Los Angeles Film Awards (August 2021) for "As Time Goes By"
Film Crash Screenplay Competition (2021) for "As Time Goes By"
L.A. Sci-Fi & Horror Festival (2021) for "As Time Goes By"
Wescreenplay Diverse Voices (Spring 2018) for "Ella & Marilyn"