Character-driven and situation-based stories ...about life, dreams, ambitions, life events and challenges. I write the stories of our lives, of what we want to experience and achieve, of what we have overcome, witnessed, or desired. These stories come to life in multi-dimension, in series or motion picture scripts, brought to life by talented actors, directors, producers, and production crews These stories are relevant, intriguing, retrospective, or confounding. But they are still the story of us, of our culture and dreams, of what is possible or what should never be.
Coming up - Shiprock, Ghost of the San Juan Mine, Life Prevails, Monty Law, and a recently completed, yet confidential assignment of international intrigue, extreme danger, and survival.
This is Colby Ranch. Bringing Characters ...to Life.
Unique traits: Developing storylines and characters that reflect unique geographic locations and circumstances. Crossing the right side-left side brain barrier.
GALISTEO - The Movie Budget: $10M - $30M | Historical ⋄ Drama A cultural, religious, and social war plays out in the 1880’s community of Galisteo, New Mexico as a community tries to establish its identity and control its destiny in an epic battle against centuries of oppressive and opportunistic nations and invaders.
TOXICOLOGY - The Movie Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama An overbearing and narcissistic woman who rose to great social and financial prominence from humble beginnings finds herself all alone, reflecting on her circuitous and improbable journey and hoping for that one last chance at redemption.
SHIPROCK - The Movie Budget: $10M - $30M | Mystery Chad Fisher, a former Marine struggling with cancer, moves to the community of Shiprock, New Mexico and gets entangled in a Navajo mystery surrounding the disappearances of young tribesmen throughout the decades.
HORSETHIEF BASIN - The Movie Western Gold prospector and miner Nash Thomas and his cousin Bennett Hollister fight the treachery of a villainous mine operator, struggle in a harsh and lawless environment, and strive to fulfill their dreams in the dangerous Arizona Territory of the 1880’s.
LIFE PREVAILS - The Movie Drama A decorated marine is injured on the battlefield in Afghanistan and returns home only to encounter a minefield of harsh challenges and an epic struggle for survival, healing, and dignity.
MONTY LAW - The Series Mystery ⋄ Crime ⋄ Drama Fate intervenes and brings Monty Law back home to his community of Telluride, Colorado where he reluctantly becomes the sheriff, only to discover that the now-deceased former sheriff had ruled the town with an iron fist and operated an inconceivable criminal enterprise during his reign of terror.
EMPRESARIO - The Movie Budget: $30M+ | Historical ⋄ Crime ⋄ Drama This is the true story of the West Texas Chagra Family who shaped an industry and established the first true drug cartel in North America, forever defining and changing the landscape of international drug trade.
THE COMBAT THEATER - The Series Action ⋄ Adventure ⋄ Drama Major General Wyatt Dodge takes us on a dangerous and epic voyage across the globe, into the combat theater, heeding the call for rescue and relief from those needing fearless freedom fighters and modern-day warriors.
THE LIONS OF ROJAVA - Legends of the Levant Budget: $10M - $30M | War ⋄ Drama Armed with self-determination and an unwavering sense of commitment and purpose, a group of fearless, rogue warriors gathers in the Northern Syrian province of Rojava to protect and defend the fiercely independent Kurdish people from ISIS forces, treacherous dictators and governments, and other international threats.