Chris Cartusciello currently teaches high school English, Drama & Acting, Film History and a class in mystery, science fiction and horror literature. He is also an actor with multiple film and television credits to his name. Having completed several screenplays in multiple genres, as well as directing stage productions of Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, he continues to keep pursuing his creative interests. A lifelong movie buff, Chris has been studying film history and the film industry ever since he can remember.
Liberty Budget: $30M+ | Historical ⋄ Romance Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous events surrounding the inception and creation of the Statue of Liberty, a young girl and boy meet. They spend the next 20 years falling in love as an ocean, and the hatred of their families, keeps them apart. Can their love come together even as it seems the most famous symbol of freedom in the world may not?
Chaney Budget: $1M - $5M | Historical ⋄ Biography John Jeske, chauffer and confidant of Lon Chaney Sr., is kidnapped and held for almost two weeks by thugs looking for money and jewels left him from Chaney’s estate. During this time, Jeske reflects back on his relationship with his longtime friend and all the secrets they carried with them
Hailstrom Budget: $10M - $30M | Sci-fi ⋄ Action When a research scientist discovers that a maelstrom has collided with a thunderstorm, producing monster size hail stones, an entire town’s existence hangs in the balance unless he can find a way to stop it.
Deadtention Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror ⋄ Comedy When zombies take over a local high school, it is up to the nerdy science geek, the head cheerleader (with whom he is not so secretly in love), and an out-of-touch with reality film teacher to save the day.