Lenny Castellaneta

Lenny Castellaneta

Snowy Elf Productions
Author, Screenwriter and Voice Artist

Los Osos, California

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About Lenny

Lenny Castellaneta is a former schoolteacher originally from Lynbrook, NY. He has optioned several screenplays as well as a book, & penned the lyrics for the holiday CD, CHRISTMAS ON MISTLETOE LANE.

CURRENTLY OPTIONED SCREENPLAYS:

VINNY THE ELF (comedy) - Logline: Vinny, a lovable hustler with ties to the mob, is recruited by Santa to help save Christmas. (MY COUSIN VINNY meets ELF.)

1225 MISTLETOE LANE (romantic dramedy) is a story of friendship, faith & redemption. (BACK TO THE FUTURE meets IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE... with a dash of SOMEWHERE IN TIME.)

NO ONE'S EVEN BLEEDING (only 4 locations) is a comedy about public education that should convince most parents to send their kids to private school!

AVAILABLE SCREENPLAYS:

THE SANTA DIET (ULB/family-friendly/2 location comedy) "After stuffing themselves on Thanksgiving, 3 sisters make an ill-advised bet as to which of them can lose the most weight before Christmas." Co-written w/award-winning writer/director P.J. Castellaneta. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._J._Castellaneta

LETTER TO SANTA is a low budget, family-friendly comedy about a mysterious stranger who brings Christmas magic to a 35-year-old Long Island woman & her family.

CELESBIANS - 2 gal pals become a media sensation when their love story, an interracial high school romance rekindled after 12 years, goes viral. Only trouble is, they're not really lesbians. (Comedy about a DREAMer's exploits to avoid deportation, co-written w/P.J.)

Like comedies a bit darker? Ask me about SALE PENDING, a story about the misery of home ownership, bad bosses, crazy neighbors & ex-wives.

Loglines

  • THE SANTA DIET

    THE SANTA DIET Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy After stuffing themselves on Thanksgiving, three sisters make an ill-advised bet as to which of them can lose the most weight before Christmas. (Only 2 locations, co-written w/award-winning writer/director, P.J. Castellaneta. - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0144660/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1)

  • LETTER TO SANTA

    LETTER TO SANTA Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Family Fantasy A Long Island woman, disheartened over her divorce and loss of the family business, meets a mysterious stranger who breathes Christmas magic into her life.

  • 1225 MISTLETOE LANE

    1225 MISTLETOE LANE Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance An angel zaps a lonely young man back to 1963 to prevent a devastating accident to someone he loves... but getting him to return proves quite a chore.  

  • CELESBIANS

    CELESBIANS Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Two gal pals become a media sensation when their love story, an interracial high school romance rekindled after 10 years, goes viral.  Only trouble is, they're not really lesbians.

  • NO ONE'S EVEN BLEEDING

    NO ONE'S EVEN BLEEDING Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy An aspiring TV writer becomes a substitute teacher, always keeping one step ahead of school officials as he continually bends their code of conduct. (Only 4 locations.)

  • SALE PENDING

    SALE PENDING Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A mild-mannered landlord finds an avenger in an eccentric realtor who helps him win justice over horrible neighbors, evil tenants, and an adulterous wife.

  • Vinny the Elf

    Vinny the Elf Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy Vinny, a lovable hustler with ties to the mob, is recruited by Santa to help save Christmas. (My Cousin Vinny meets Elf.)

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