Kevin Caruso's screenplay THE RUT was a Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist and won the Cinestory Screenwriting Competition. THE RUT is scheduled to shoot this Fall. Previously, Kevin co-wrote the film I TRIED for CodeBlack Entertainment. The DVD went platinum, selling over 250 thousand units. His screenplay EXPOSURES OF WAR received the “rare and prestigious” perfect score and the highest monetary award ever from the New Jersey Council of the Arts. In 2010 his SOUTHLAND spec was the first place winner in the Scriptapalooza TV Competition. Kevin is a graduate of William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ, and the former publicist for HIGH TIMES Magazine. He currently works as a sales manager for a German beer importer, is president of the North Jersey Screenwriters Group and a board member of the Garden State Film Festival.
Kevin teaches screenwriting at Middlesex Community College.
Kevin’s next spec GROUND SPEED is an action thriller based in the world of the airport port authority. He was recently hired to write a thriller to be set in China. He is also working on various TV projects. Kevin is managed by Scooty Woop Entertainment and represented by lawyer Marios Rush.
Unique traits: Five time Nicholls Fellowship semifinalist (four different screenplays)