I've been a studio story analyst, providing notes on dozens of major features for over 20 years, working for Sony, Fox, Dreamworks, MGM and as an independent consultant all over the U.S. and New Zealand. I have also written several produced films, including JINGLE ALL THE WAY and EIGHT-LEGGED FREAKS.
Jingle All the Way 2
Video by Alex Zamm (Comedy and Family) Writer Two desperate dads compete in a no-holds-barred battle to be the best father and make this the best Christmas ever. Fun-loving, laid-back dad Larry is having a bear of a time finding the perfect Christmas gift for his eight-year-old daughter, Noel. The season's hottest toy, The Harrison Bear, is all sold out, and Noel's new stepfather wants to keep it that way - so he can be the one to make her holiday wish come true. When Larry learns all Noel wants for Christmas is the bear, he'll stop at nothing to make his little girl happy and get her the toy of her dreams. Written by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Eight Legged Freaks
Film by Ellory Elkayem (Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Writer The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize an eclectic group of townspeople, including the Sheriff's young son, Mike, her daughter, Ashley, and paranoid radio announcer Harlan, into battle against the bloodthirsty eight-legged beasts. Written by Sujit R. Varma
Jingle All the Way
Film by Brian Levant (Comedy and Family) Writer Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, he tries hard to come up with a way to make it up to him, this is when his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son's television hero, Turbo Man. Unfotunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man figures, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else including a mail man named Myron to find a Turbo Man action figure, and to make it to the Wintertainment parade which will feature Turbo Man. Written by John Wiggins
TV Movie by Jorge Montesi (Drama and Thriller) Writer A grieving family opens its household to an unknown women who claims to have been their dearly departed's girlfriend.
TV Movie by Andrew Lane (Thriller) Writer Deidre Bosnell is the best secretary in the office, but for some reason Lester, her boss, has not give her the promotion she thinks she deserves... Written by Michel Rudoy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Incident at Deception Ridge
TV Movie by John McPherson (Drama and Thriller) Writer Add Ray and Dell are professional extortionists who make their living kidnapping rich men's wives for ransom. However, this time an unhappy marriage turns their plans awry. As they try to salvage the situation and recover their money, a busload of strangers gets in their way. These ordinary passengers on a trip to Seattle--an ex-con, his sister, an asthmatic kid, and a blind woman--prove extraordinarily resourceful when their survival depends upon it. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Film by Mark Sobel (Action, Adventure, Drama and Musical) Writer Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Cicero. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).