Over ten years of experience in --
--script coverage/script doctoring
between Los Angeles and Paris,
--lecturer of screenwriting in a postgraduate school in Paris,
--translator of screenplays French into English,
--writer - I have written two TV Pilots (One-Hour Drama/Hollywood standards), two feature length scripts (and several I'm developing) and a bunch of short scripts (all in English).
Whatever I do for a living, I always hold a screenplay in my hands.
Unique traits: I'm bilingual in French and American English. Specialized in the Elements of Great TV Story and the Structure for the One-Hour Drama. Former UCLA student, I've lived and worked in Los Angeles for many years. Understand all aspects of film and television production in both countries - France and America. Travel between Paris and LA at least twice yearly.
For the love of hate
Dogs in the Wood
Film Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Film (Short and Crime) Director The gruesome murder of a young immigrant stuns an otherwise peaceful town. The incident forces the detective to shift an investigation into a higher gear to catch a suspect.
Film (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Writer Just as Elea gives up hope on finding her true soul mate, an encounter with an extraordinary oracle leads her down a new path towards a fateful meeting with the charming prince of her dreams...
P.S. Je te hais
Film (Short and Drama) Writer Upon returning home from a business trip, a young yuppie, Simon, discovers some devastating break-up notes left for him by his girlfriend, Elea.
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Director The rise and fall of two ambitious doctors struggling with the motive of empowering their own personal fame and vanity.
Senior Skip Day
Video (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew When Adam accidentally gives up the location for the senior skip day party to his school's principal, he offers up his house as a new location. But for it to be a success, he needs to get his senior class to his house and stop the principal from crashing the party. Written by Anonymous
The Magic Yarmulka
Film (Short and Comedy) Director Momo, one-third Muslim, falls in love with Rebecca Shvitz (Jewish American) based on a picture he encounters. Momo's best pal, David Benssoussan, also Jewish but with French origins, gives him a box that holds a magic yarmulka, stolen from his father's house. "The Natives say whoever wears the magic yarmulka gets any girl he desires." Momo struggles to beat the odds of being none Jewish, and therefore decides to change himself to anything Rebecca desires even if it means converting. David's father Pierre Benssoussan, on the other hand, is not thrilled with the pilfering of the magic yarmulka and is hell bent on getting it back because if he doesn't, his dead mother Nicolette Benssoussan will rise from her slumber six feet below. Rebecca's Grandma Shvitz has her own agenda about what she is going to do as soon as the yarmulka is returned. The magic yarmulka brings together six amazing different human beings all in the pursuit of love, money, and to remain dead. Maybe it really is ... Written by Eshoei, Benton
So Far, So Good
Film (Short and Drama) Writer From lowly grocery store clerk to drug addict -- Niles Triggs finds himself on the brink of a lost paradise and a death-marked path to salvation.
A New Wave
Film (Action and Crime) On-Set Production Assistant/Actor A bank teller and his friends plan a flashy, movie-inspired bank robbery that involves underground gun deals, ski masks, bowling bags, and expensive suits. But when the inside man begins to have second thoughts about committing the crime, their friendship is put on the line and their plan spirals out of control. Now he must choose between selling out... or cashing in. Written by Anonymous
Twist of Fate
Film (Short, Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Writer Waking with a hangover, a young man discovers some unusual cuts on his face and neck. News of a late night murder then causes him to question what he might have done the previous night.
Un aperçu du bonheur
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Director The amorous tensions between two young gay women struggling to catch just a glimpse of happiness.
The Great L.A. Pretenders