Sharon Y Cobb

Sharon Y Cobb

Mad Gator Films, Inc.

Screenwriter in Jacksonville, Florida

About Sharon

Sharon Y. Cobb is a member of Writers Guild of America west and has sold a dozen projects to Hollywood including Return of the Sweet Birds to Fox 2000 (Danny Glover and Babyface Edmonds). Her British film Lighthouse Hill was released on DVD after premiering at film festivals and being broadcast by SkyTV worldwide. Her action movie “On Hostile Ground” was broadcast on TBS and worldwide.

Sharon co-wrote horror feature June with director L. Gustavo Cooper. June was released in October 2015 on DVD, Netflix and RedBox. Sharon and Cooper are in pre-production with another project, Who’s in the Dark.

Several award-winning short films have been written by Sharon including: Keeper of the Groove (2015 Washington, D.C. 48 Hour Film Project) winning Honorable Mention Best Writing and Best Character and Buddy (2013 Savannah 48 Hour Film Project), starred Kennedy Brice (June) and she won Best Actress. The Other Half (2012 48 Go Green International Film Competition) won Runner Up Best Film and was screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Being Becca (2012 24 Hour International Film Racing Competition), competing with 750 films from 24 countries, placed 3rd Runner-Up for Best Film and the star, Shelby Sporl, won Best Leading Actress. Way Off the Grid (2011 48 Go Green International Film Competition) placed #37 in the world among 3,000 films. Easter Bunny Super Hero (2007 Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project) won Best of Jacksonville, Best Screenplay and five other awards.

Sharon is creator of comedy video website FunnyFixx.com and writer/director of the comedy web show, Thurapy, which has an international fan base. Sharon is author of False Confessions of a True Hollywood Screenwriter.

Sharon has been interviewed and featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles as well as quoted in film industry books and interviewed by London Broadcasting Corp. about her film Lighthouse Hill. She contributed a chapter on writing neo noir films to Film Noir Reader 2 and lectures on writing in the U.S. and abroad.


Name: Sharon Y Cobb

Lives in: Jacksonville, Florida

Company: Mad Gator Films, Inc.

Occupation: Screenwriter

Credits

  • Magical Mystery Cure

    Magical Mystery Cure (2015)
    Film (short) by Ryan Patrick Dean Writer Two teen brothers on a road trip to find happily-ever-after. When the younger brother is diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, instead of going into chemo and radiation treatment, the boys take off in search of a magical mystery cure they find online. Written by Sharon Y. Cobb

  • June

    June (2015)
    Film by L. Gustavo Cooper (Horror and Sci-Fi) Writer A coming-of-rage story about discovering your true self and overcoming your inner demons to find love in a chaotic world.

  • Waiting for Lola

    Waiting for Lola (2014)
    Film (short) by L. Gustavo Cooper (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Writer, Miscellaneous Crew While waiting for a bus Tom & Evan share a cigarette. They discuss the death of conversation, each's taste in women, how a man's taste affects all of his future decisions and a woman named Lola.

  • The Prisoner

    The Prisoner (2013)
    Film (short) by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh (Drama) Writer The Prisoner: Sonny and Dub once shared a cell together. Now Sonny is a free man keeping his life as simple and care free as possible. While Dub is on Death Row and sentenced to be executed in a matter of days, Sonny comes to visit Dub one last time. Dub has a last request - a dying request that hopes to entrust Sonny with. Written by Anonymous

  • Way Off the Grid

    Way Off the Grid (2011)
    Film (short) by Marc Boese (Drama) Writer

  • Jane

    Jane (2011)
    Film (short) by Marc Boese (Comedy) Writer A young woman is caught in limbo between life and death after her jealous ex-boyfriend commits murder/suicide.

  • Blonde Thing

    Blonde Thing (2009)
    Film (short) by Antonio Sarte (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew

  • Easter Bunny Super Hero

    Easter Bunny Super Hero (2007)
    Film (short) by Dan Solomon (Comedy) Writer, Producer Today's super heroes eclipse the Easter Bunny in popularity, so he applies to the High Council for super hero status in hope of regaining his former glory and fame. But when the council discovers Easter Bunny is a compulsive liar and that he has a police record, they rebuff him. Dejected and downcast, Easter Bunny vows to become America's next super hero. Written by Sharon Y. Cobb

  • Lighthouse Hill

    Lighthouse Hill (2004)
    Film by David Fairman (Comedy, Adventure and Romance) Writer

  • On Hostile Ground

    On Hostile Ground (2000)
    TV Movie by Mario Azzopardi (Action, Adventure, Drama and Thriller) Writer At the outskirts of New Orleans a sewage tunnel caves in; city officials are less concerned about the worker who was killed then about possible repercussions on the impending Mardi Gras in the French Quarter, which is the tourist hight point of the year in Louisiana, so the priority is to prevent a panic. Still Allison Beauchamp, under whose responsibility public works fall in city hall, calls on her intimate friend, geologist Matt Andrews, who is extremely cautious since an accident only he blames himself for, to investigate. Shortly after another cave in, he finds and reports -even arranging radar material was opposed by the Mardi Gras lobby- that such sink holes are caused by the lingering on of a fire in underground tunnels trough peat layers, so there's no way of telling where and when more sink-holes will collapse, but it may happen all over the city, and two million tourists joining in the reveling increase the risk, so everyone is in danger. However city press secretary George... Written by KGF Vissers

  • Just Write

    Just Write (1997)
    Film by Andrew Gallerani (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Harold is a tour bus driver. While visiting a good friend in a trendy Hollywood cafe, Harold spots his favorite actress, Amanda Clark. She is with her agent Sidney Stone who is repeatedly getting up to make phone calls. When Harold sees Amanda sitting alone, he decides to introduce himself. Instructed not to mention his profession to her, Harold doesn't correct Amanda when she mistakingly assumes he is a writer. When she asks who his agent is, Harold innocently throws out the name of super-agent Arthur Blake. Amanda is impressed and charmed, and to Harold's amazement she proposes a date to discuss her next movie with him. As their relationship grows, so must Harold's charade to keep Amanda from discovering he is a Beverly Hills tour guide and not a hot-shot writer. He promises Amanda a script rewrite and convinces Arthur Blake to represent him. Harold's father is not so easily swayed, and tells Harold to snap out of it, "We show people movie star's homes, we do not date them!" With a ... Written by Corey Nook <queen@iastate.edu>

Education

  • UCLA
    (1993-2001)

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