Paul Owens is and Adelaide based screenwriter who specializes in stories set in the city streets.
Paul is a specialist in writing gritty, fast action scenes as well as the building up of suspense in the lead up to the action. He is very much at home writing thrillers and action films.
ALIEN DEATH DRIVERS Budget: $5M - $10M | Action People around the city are being abducted by what appear to be alien beings driving super fast cars. When illegal street racer Steve Chance, discovers a connection to his beloved, missing sister, he hits the throttle and abducts the beautiful niece of the Death Driver's leader, leading to a high-speed showdown.
THE SIXTH BULLET Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Betrayed and left for dead, a wilful young woman who only wants justice for her dead sister, is offered early release from prison if she agrees to kill her five old gang members with a special gun that has untraceable bullets.
WASTELAND REFUGEES Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Film-noir A quintessential Aussie hit man becomes involved with a brother and sister whose caring mother holds a dark secret from her days as a Sudanese refugee in Darfur. A secret that could tear her family apart and expose a respected community leader as a war criminal wanted for genocide by the International Criminal Court. Every city has wastelands. And every wasteland has predators.
FORGIVE NOT Action ⋄ Mystery Unable to forgive. A psychologically damaged investigator's life spirals out of control as he decides to use the person he despises most in the world as bait to catch a serial killer. And that very person, a reporter suffering PTSD, will gladly volunteer to be the bait, if it grants him the forgiveness he seeks.
NOBLE Budget: $100K - $1M | Film-noir A young mother, desperate to raise the money for a life saving operation for her daughter, seeks out a legendary get-a-way driver of whom it is said: "NEVER LEAVES A MAN BEHIND"