Michael Skidmore

Michael Skidmore

Screenwriter

New York City, New York

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About Michael

2016: Winner, American Theatre of Actors Jean Dalrymple award for the play "Perception of Color"
2016: Selected for the Thespis Theater Festival for the play “Dinner with Freud”
2016: “Perception of Color” staged March 23 at the American Theatre of Actors
2013: Winner, New York Variations Theatre Company’s Avant - garde Arts Festival for the play My Past Girlfriends performed at the Hudson Guild Theatre
2011: Winner, American Theatre of Actors (ATA) Jean Dalrymple Award for Best Comedic Play, for His and Hers. Produced at ATA in August 2011, with The Performance Artist.
2011: The Performance Artist, a one act play produced as part of the Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s spring play festival.
2010: Semi-finalist in AAA screenwriting award for 2025, a science fiction film.
2010: Quarter-finalist at Fade In screenwriting awards for 59th St. Bridge, a film about executives turned bank robbers.
2009: Quarter-finalist at Fade In screenwriting awards for Moment of Madness, a stylish modern murder mystery.
2009: His and Hers produced for first time at ATA
2008: Quarter-finalist at The Page Screenwriting “contest for 59th St. Bridge.

Plays, films, and pilots written: 9 films, 7 plays, and 2 TV pilots.
Writing samples on request.

Loglines

  • Moment of Madness

    Moment of Madness Crime Thriller An interracial marriage between a policewoman and an upscale business fashion executive leads to jealously and murder.

  • Lack of Communication

    Lack of Communication Comedy To the surprise and jealousy of his male friends, Ricky Finer, who is in his early forties, becomes disappointed with the younger New York dating scene and wants to meet someone closer to his age. The problem is in how to proceed until his stylish 17-year-old daughter and her girlfriend find the answer.

  • CE 5

    CE 5 Sci-fi John Luft suddenly finds himself catapulted to a level of perfection and does not understand why. He discovers that his mother has been lying; his real father did not die in a boating accident 15 years ago, he is from a parallel universe and is coming for him and her. This is a modern day E.T. meets American Pie.

  • The Bachelor, A Murder Mystery

    The Bachelor, A Murder Mystery Thriller Popular TV show executives refuse to accept a murder has taken place

  • A Break in Reality

    A Break in Reality Fantasy A guy in his late 20’s runs through Central Park with his dog through an obscure tunnel and ends up in a Parallel Universe.

  • Super Earth

    Super Earth Sci-fi The year is 2025 and the demise of our planet can no longer be ignored, especially by George Tansen, one of the richest men in the world. Tansen, with ex. V.P. Al Gore, have built and prepared three space ships ready for flight. The problem, however, is where, until Edwin P. Hubble, great, great, granddaughter Helen and her husband, Kevin; both brilliant astronomer’s, discover a new “Super Earth” similar to our own.

  • The Girl in the Spaceship

    The Girl in the Spaceship Sci-fi When one long distance relationship ends, another fortuitously begins for a transplanted young New York architect who discovers a spaceship buried in his California backyard home.

  • The 59th Street Bridge

    The 59th Street Bridge Comedy Two upscale best friends, who have been unemployed longer than they expected to be, decide to rob a bank. After all, how difficult can it be?

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