Lew Osteen

Lew Osteen

OZ -OSTEEN ZALAR PUBLISHING CO.

Screenwriter and other in Sacramento, California

About Lew

PLAYS
-Had seven plays produced. Three off-Broadway, one in San Francisco and three others in small theaters.
-Had one play published. Star Trip The X Generation - Contemporary Drama Service.

BOOKS
I have used a variety of pen names for various reasons:

MALCOLM DALLAS - The Zodiac Cult Murders - Guild Press/Xlibris.
Sold many stories to men’s b-level, ribald magazines and women’s “True” Romance magazines. Lot of fun, not much money.

EARLY SANTEE - Six Notch Road (The Joshua Trail Trilogy) Oz-Osteen Zalar Publishing.
Beloved Vagabond Oz-Osteen Zalar Publishing.

H. L. Osteen - A Yellow Cotton Dress - Oz-Osteen Zalar Publishing.
Lew Osteen - Kill Me Another Day - currently in submission process.

SCREENPLAYS
I am an award-winning, optioned and produced screenwriter. I have completed 15 feature length screenplays and 5 shorts.

Screenplay awards
Finalist 2008 International Family Film Festival
Finalist 2010 Norcal Screenplay Awards
Finalist 2010 Creative World Awards
Finalist 2010 Go Green Screenplay Awards
Winner 2008 Best Screenplay So. Cal. Film Festival
Winner 2008 WORLDFEST Platinum Remi award
Winner 2010 WORLDFEST Platinum Remi Award
Winner 2011 WORLDFEST Silver Remi Award
Winner 2014 Best Shorts Competition

Screenplays Optioned
Optioned 2010 Mike Wilson Productions
Optioned 201l Jodie Fleming Productions
Optioned 2012 Johnny Murillo Productions
Optioned 2013 David Lawlor Productions

Screenplays Produced
Produced 2012 Vince Dee Miles Productions
Produced 2013 Vince Dee Miles Productions
Produced 2014 Vince Dee Miles Productions
Produced 2014 Matt Salvo Productions
Produced 2014 Evil Grin Productions

Personal
I love to write and have been fortunate to achieve some success in most writing mediums. I am now committed to being a successful fiction writer having just completed the first book in my Deke Matthews Detective series, KILL ME ANOTHER DAY and have already started the second book, A PERFECT POISON - Anya in America.
I am a gregarious, high energy, semi-handsome, somewhat modest, quick study and a man of my word. Currently single and with two grown children, my work is my life - with an occasional wine-tasting trip and San Francisco weekend with good company.
I have been blessed to meet many wonderful people from all over the world. My most joyful writing experience was being a young playwright in New York. They were short plays in small theaters, but the producers, audience and crew treated me like royalty.
I have had my share of rejection blues and painful writer’s blocks, but overall I have enjoyed the journey and look forward to whatever is down that “... road less traveled.”
If you are looking for a Professional Wordsmith, let’s have a glass of good wine and talk about it.


Name: Lew Osteen

Lives in: Sacramento, California

Company: OZ -OSTEEN ZALAR PUBLISHING CO.

Occupation: Screenwriter and Other

Unique traits: Won awards in ficton writing, Poetry and screenplays

Awards

  • FINALIST 2008 INTERNATIONAL FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL FINALIST 2010 NORCAL SCREENPLAY AWARDS FINALIST 2010 CREATIVE WORLD AWARDS FINALIST 2010 GO GREEN SCREENPLAY AWARDS WINNER 2008 BEST SCREENPLAY SO/CAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNER 2008 WORLDFEST PLATIN

  • FINALIST 2008 INTERNATIONAL FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL FINALIST 2010 NORCAL SCREENPLAY AWARDS FINALIST 2010 CREATIVE WORLD AWARDS FINALIST 2010 GO GREEN SCREENPLAY AWARDS WINNER 2008 BEST SCREENPLAY SO/CAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNER 2008 WORLDFEST PLATINUM

Projects

  • Urban's Hero

    Urban's Hero (2015)
    Film (Short) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Choix

    Choix (2014)
    Film (Short) Writer Champ reminisces about his past days as a dancer and how he met his wife.

  • Broken Wand... Broken Hearts

    Broken Wand... Broken Hearts (2014)
    Film (Short and Fantasy) Writer An innocent fairy's efforts to gain acceptance by children is thwarted by an evil sister.

  • The Role of the POTUS Ball

    The Role of the POTUS Ball (2013)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Writer Add a Plot »

  • If We Really Loved Each Other

    If We Really Loved Each Other (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Writer Maria and her husband are at a crossroads on whether to salvage their relationship or end it. What will they do?

Education

  • University of Missouri: St. Louis (Saint Louis, MO)
    (1961-1965)

Lew's Profile Statistics

  • Since: August 2012
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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