Dar Curcio-Elsbury

Dar Curcio-Elsbury

Unbridled Hearts Productions
Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Photographer (Still) and Researcher

Polo, Illinois

Member Since:
June 2015
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Dar

Specialty: high concepts based on seldom-told true stories about unsung heroes (action, comedy, crime, drama, war stories, and historic biopics).
Screenwriting U Alum, Columbia College Chicago, MFA, Script Consultant for indie film Insanity, 2003.

Unique traits: Special: animal characterization and expertise in dog and horse training.



    WHITE GLOVES, PURPLE HEART Drama Historical Blindsided by her medic daughter's death in Iraq, a disabled retiree struggles to keep custody of her orphaned granddaughter when Veteran Affairs denies her death benefits promised to her. Dismissed and soon forgotten, Grandma fights the system and changes the law.  (Based on a true story, have rights).

  • Badge in Drag (formerly Sass n Sequins)

    Badge in Drag (formerly Sass n Sequins) Comedy Crime Two cops begrudgingly go undercover in drag to bust a transvestite gang that steals and fences haute couture to raise cash for LGBTQ suicide prevention. But, will they be the laughing stock of the police force first? (Inspired by true events.)

  • Spikes, Slumps & Scoundrels

    Spikes, Slumps & Scoundrels Comedy A TV sitcom series set in the 1990s.  An ensemble of asset-driven, corporate climbing Chicago brokerage "Friends" decompress from stressful market highs, lows, even crashes, with pranks, comic office antics, and happy hours, all shared by the indispensable estate and retirement planner, Desiree Drummer. 


    DIVINING A SWAN SONG Family Romance Sports

  • David's Smile

    David's Smile Drama Family A corporate climber's cerebral virus is misdiagnosed, wrongly medicated.  He plummets into a coma that only a family bedside vigil lures him back from the brink of death, clinically blind yet seeing them more clearly than ever. (Based on a true story for which I have rights).


  • Insanity

    Film by Sore Losers Productions Script Consultant


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