David Kassin Fried

David Kassin Fried

DKF Writing
Actor, Dialogue Editor, Screenwriter and Producer

Austin, Texas

Member Since:
November 2011
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About David

I was on the development team for two animated sitcom series and have been a professional ghost writer and book editor for six years. In 2010 my book, Ups & Downs, was a finalist for the IPPY Awards and Foreword Book of the Year Awards.

Unique traits: Specializing in adaptations and true stories.

Loglines

  • Primary Attributes

    Primary Attributes Adventure Comedy Fantasy A web series that follows two pick-up artists who also play Dungeons & Dragons, splitting time between their real-life PUA community antics and the fantasy RPG land of D&D.

  • Postville

    Postville Comedy Drama When a group of Hasidic Jews leave Brooklyn to open a kosher meat-packing plant in a struggling Iowa town, the locals think their problems are over; but the resulting culture clash turns the American melting pot into a pressure cooker set to explode.

  • Dances with Fat

    Dances with Fat Biography The true story of a 300 lb woman who won a national ballroom dance championship.

Credits

  • Run Home Jack

    Run Home Jack (2015)
    Film (short) by Mathew Ruybal (Action) Actor Jack is a seemingly mild mannered man in his 30's. He lives a simple life and focuses on a minimalist lifestyle and keeps to himself. One evening he is approached by some strangers that have been sent to find him and solicit his "services". Jack's hand is forced to enter back into a life he thought he left behind. A story about the fight between moral dilemmas and how we deal with being mindful are challenged in this character Jack. So the question is, which "home" will Jack return to. Written by Lascelles McCarthy III

  • Found Footage 3D

    Found Footage 3D (2015)
    Film by Steven DeGennaro (Horror) Co-producer A group of filmmakers sets out to make the first 3D found footage horror movie, but find themselves IN the first 3D found footage horror movie when the evil entity from their film escapes into their behind-the-scenes footage.

  • Frozen in War

    Frozen in War (2015)
    Film by Estephania LeBaron (Documentary) Co-producer U.S. Army Specialist was deployed to Iraq in 2009, starting as a truck driver and becoming lead gunner by the end of his tour. Like many in his situation, Andrew returned from Iraq with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He drank heavily, and when he couldn't take anymore, he swallowed four bottles of pills in an attempt to end his own life. He was found outside his room, unconscious and unable to be woken up, and was taken to the hospital to have his stomach pumped. This year, Andrew realized he was not alone. Twenty-two veterans and one active duty soldier take their own lives every day. Andrew's goal is to cut those numbers in half. Through his own experience and the conversations he's had with others, he's come to realize that suicide and depression in the military is largely a function of the shame and embarrassment people feel of being in that situation. Early this year Andrew published a short book, Welcoming Your Soldier Home, to help the families of returning soldiers ... Written by Fried, David Kassin

  • Our Father

    Our Father (2014)
    Film (short) by Linda Palmer (Drama) Associate Producer An estranged father suffering from late stage dementia, in a fleeting moment, reveals to his son secrets that begin to heal a broken family.

  • When the Clarks Go Camping

    When the Clarks Go Camping (2014)
    Film (short) by David Kassin Fried (Comedy) Producer, Writer, Director

  • Balls Out

    Balls Out (2014)
    Film by Andrew Disney (Comedy and Sport) Actor With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.

  • Big Chicken

    Big Chicken (2011)
    Film (short) by Leon Rodriguez (Action and Comedy) Actor, Writer The lives of a creepy cowboy and his pet chicken; a hen-pecked husband; and a couple of hot girls intersect briefly at the local car wash. While mild mannered attendant and his alter ego manage to save the day.

  • Runaway Bay

    Runaway Bay (1992)
    Television (Adventure) Actor

Awards

  • Best Act - Combat Tournament of Sherwood
    (2012)

  • Best New Character - Texas Renaissance Festival
    (2011)

  • Character of the Day - Texas Renaissance Festival
    (2011)

  • IPPY Award Finalist
    (2010)

  • Book of the Year Award Finalist
    (2010)

Education

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