Retired language lecturer Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Now writing screenplays--features and shorts.
Screech Owls (short) Drama An eighteen year-old girl with dreams of a better life stands up to her abusive, ignorant father.
A Red Glow of Neon (short) Historical Gladys Baker, who has taken her baby Norma Jean (the future Marilyn Monroe) from her foster family for a visit, makes dinner for the baby's father in her Hollywood apartment.
The River (short) Drama Three working-class girls and a ten-year old boy hike down to a river where they discover the bodies of a drowned mother and child.
Cupid's Bow (feature) Horror After a mentally ill archer kills three persons spending the weekend in a mountain cabin, the four survivors realize they must go into the forest and kill the archer or be picked off one by one.
Ida's Beans (short) Other In the 1930s, a young white girl from a northern city struggles to befriend an old black woman folk healer and stoner who owns a café in the rural south.
Meteorite (short) Sci-fi A physicist and his son meet a woman at the Meteor Crater in Arizona who claims she found the extraordinary meteorite that is in the trunk of her car.
Moonstones (short) Sci-fi A doctor and his wife, looking for moonstones on an isolated beach, come upon a strange woman who is badly injured.
Shorty Morty (short) Comedy In 1945 Hollywood, an obnoxious talent agent loves an actress client who loathes him.
SODA FOUNTAIN: December 7, 1942 (short) Other Eight high school students confabulate about their life and times.
Souls (short) Mystery In a small cemetery on Halloween, four actors portray prominent citizens from the Civil War era, while a fifth person claims she's not an actor, but the real thing.
The Ford Paralysis (short) Horror A brother and a sister suffer from a mysterious affliction passed down on their mother's side that can mimic and even cause death.
The Pinocchio Aspiration (short) Sci-fi After their owner is killed, four avatars, now secretly transformed into androids, move into his condo as they begin to discover the joy of human life.
The Trail (short) Sci-fi A couple hiking in the High Sierras come upon a terrified hiker who claims the trail they are on leads to the End of the Earth.
The Woman from Estero Bay (pilot for a four-episode series) Sci-fi When a woman doctor examines the bizarre body of a woman pulled from the sea by fishermen, she becomes a greater curiosity than the dead woman herself.
Where's Blackie? (short) Film-noir A private eye questions a brassy chorine about her husband who's on the lam.
Zev (short) Comedy Four old, crotchety Jewish comedians confabulate about their life and times while commenting on the rising star of a young Jewish comic from Brooklyn.
The Brell Equation (feature) Sci-fi A paleontologist and his colleagues must protect a woman scientist who has knowledge of the future from federal agents seeking her capture.
Time Capsule (feature) Sci-fi After a family finds a strange object in a time capsule, they discover what it is only to be targeted for death by the object’s creators.
FOOD TRUCKS (feature) Comedy Three food trucks vying for the attention of a celebrity foodie–who may set one of them up in a restaurant—suspect a Russian food truck of sabotage.
Skin (feature) Comedy Two dermatologists steal the formula for a youth-restoring skin lotion from the owner of a spa to avenge his murder of its creator and to make the lotion available to the public.
The House (feature) Comedy A hack screenwriter endeavors to distribute the tangible property of his parents’ estate among three spoiled nieces and a nephew even as two escaped psychotic killers hide in the family mansion.
Two Old-Timers (short) An adaptation of the short story "Two Old-Timers" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Comedy When a fading screen star fails to recognize a hack screenwriter who once wrote for him, the screenwriter exacts a clever revenge.
Three (feature) Other A man who isn’t sure he loves his adoring, perfect girlfriend decides to find an “ideal” mate through a premier matchmaking service.