Father, former electrical engineer, inactive Marine, a Pulitzer-nominated author/screenwriter, composer, former Oprah guest author, and lover of plain-speaking. See comprehensive bio at | or
Unique traits: Author (first book at age 12), past electrical engineer, songwriter, artist who loves rewrites and editing to perfect his work.
John Roméo - 'Dead of Night' Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller ⋄ Crime When a former LAPD homicide wiz turned jet-setting millionaire author with Interpol connections is called back to solve brutal murders of married men and their lovers, including a Supreme Court nominee, he becomes the hunted.
Saving Emma Budget: $5M - $10M | Fantasy ⋄ Family When the 7-year-old daughter of a black Marine and white wife, both deceased—now adopted by her mother’s twin sister—is targeted by her father‘s enemies, she and her mysterious pet terrier are joined by unseen forces.
The Lemon Tree - Sitcom Pilot Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent ⋄ Comedy An ambitious young black woman combines her psychology degree with her love of fashion and hairstyling, and launches “The Lemon Tree”—a multi-ethnic salon and shrink’s office—set in the 90s. First Episode Filmed. 2-Cam Script.
BAAAD IDEA Budget: $5M - $10M | Comedy Genre: Romantic Comedy, 118p. When a laid-off, divorced 7th-grade teacher, desperate to care for his 3-year-old daughter, hatches a desperate moneymaking scheme, he lands in FBI cuffs and sparks a super-power face-off.
The Water Line - A Klansman's Road to Redemption Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Former Klansman and Selma, Alabama native David Earl Applewhite’s journey to redemption lasts fifty years, reunites him with a black man who saved his life, and ends in a battle with demons he created.
Shadows In The Mist Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama When a young black lawyer is blamed for the death of his former lover—daughter of the prestigious law firm's white senior partner—his new marriage implodes and he's targeted for murder.
Fire Night: Zombies Rule Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Violent citizens of a dying New England town torment a young family who refuse to sell their farm to save the town, but the raiders awaken vengeful spirits trapped three-hundred years in Devil's Woods.
Tommy Lee Must Die! Budget: $100K - $1M | Action ⋄ Thriller An armed 22-year-old Abilene, Texas dollar-store employee steals her boss’s car, and gives chase to a 46-year-old scumbag fleeing west on I-20 with her 16-year-old sister.
Nowhere, Texas Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent ⋄ Sci-fi During a film producer’s road trip home from Pasadena to Austin, he detours off I-10 past Van Horn, and ends up on a hellish country road to Nowhere, Texas—a town not on any earthly map. (2-character short film adapted from short story)
The Waiting Game Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller A deranged lover lies in wait, determined to exact bloody revenge on an unfaithful mate.
First Date Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance ⋄ Comedy During a first date with a woman his intellectual superior, an egotistical millionaire millennial makes assumptions that leave him looking like “assumptions” minus the ‘umptions.’ Rom-Com (6 pages)