Tom hails from Milwaukee and, yes, he did work in a brewery. He's a first-generation American, the son of immigrants from Eastern Europe. Tom earned a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. His first screenplay, The Big Beyond, won the Shriekfest Film Festival's Best SciFi Feature Screenplay. Encouraged by his early success he wrote others in different genres, including a Dramedy called Good Saint Binky that won Stage 32's 4th Annual Feature Screenwriting Contest. Tom currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
Unique traits: I used to make those fuzzy covers people slip over their toilet tanks and seats. Lost that job when a tornado laid waste to the factory.
Oh...I also used to own the domain name Zoom.us before I sold it back in 2012. I wonder what they did with that...
Unknown Origin Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror A small family on an isolated ranch in 1947 Roswell, New Mexico battles the start of a clandestine alien invasion.
The Big Beyond Sci-fi A dying tracker, in a life-long search for the woman he loves, must navigate inexperienced travelers through the most bizarre and murderous post-apocalyptic landscape on Earth after they reveal they know where she is.
What The Dark Brings (TV Pilot) Horror A Sheriff discovers that the increasingly horrific events consuming his small desert town are connected to the nearby Asylum, which once confined the victims of failed exorcisms.
BINKY Drama ⋄ Comedy When a grief-stricken widower decides on suicide he must first travel cross-country to deliver his playful 110 pound Rottweiler to its new home.
They Come Horror A scientific team stranded on a remote island discovers the volcano they’re investigating is actually a portal to hell about to unleash a primordial evil that can’t be stopped. It's THE CONJURING meets THE DESCENT.
Outlier (TV Pilot) Sci-fi A naïve loner, unaware of his astonishing abilities, finds himself targeted for murder by a powerful cabal after he unwittingly foils their deadly social experiment. It’s MR. ROBOT meets UNBREAKABLE
The Incredible Henry Plotz Sci-fi A master thief, armed only with his cunning, is forced through a rapidly deteriorating wormhole to steal back a top military scientist who’s been abducted by bizarre creatures from another world.
Deity Thriller ⋄ Fantasy When a rookie FBI agent miraculously recovers from her mortal wounds she goes on the run from the murderous colleagues who shot her, while struggling with her suddenly emerging preternatural abilities.
An Accidental Family Thriller A sociopath who arranges revenge for victims hides from a murderous gang by masquerading as a suburban family man with the woman he’s fallen for and the young girl whose parents he killed. (Under Construction)
I've Won (Stage 32, Shriekfest). I've Placed (Screencraft). I've Shown (Austin, Final Draft).
the factories and breweries of Milwaukee