Morgan R. Tegtow

Morgan R. Tegtow


Los Angeles, California

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March 2016
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About Morgan

I grew up in fabulous Las Vegas so I'm a little messed up. Now in Los Angeles for 10 years so continuing this trend. I love L.A.! Graduated from UNLV film school with an emphasis on writing and directing. Fortunate to have studied under David Schmoeller of "Puppet Master" and "Tourist Trap" horror fame.
Made and wrote lots of short films which are all filed deep in my closet under "experimental years."
One of my shorts that made it to the light of day won a writing award whose judges, I'm very proud to say, were Stuart Gordon ("Re-Animator") and Gary Nelson ("The Black Hole").
Was a film liaison at the Cinevegas film festival for two years. Got to work with Dennis Hopper (chair of the festival) and hear some of his old Hollywood stories. Also got to chase around Abel Ferrara for a whole day.
Worked at Junction Films under producer Brad Wyman and helped develop a really cool zombie film that never got on its legs.
Have been a finalist in many screenplay contests and festivals. Shriekfest being the coolest of all.
Active member of the Zoetrope screenwriting lab for over four years now.
Proud member of the Greenhouse writing group at Radford Studios for 2 years.

Unique traits: Horror and Sci-Fi


  • The Demon Hand

    The Demon Hand (2018)
    Film Director

  • The Tides

    The Tides (2017)
    Film (Crime, Thriller and Short) Writer and Director A girl pushes her revenge to the edge.

  • Frontier Space

    Frontier Space (2008)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Short) Writer and Director At a remote desert air force base, a mad scientist ushers in a new space-age era modeled after a B-grade sci-fi movie from the 70's. The only thing in his way is a routine military examination performed by a meticulous psychologist.

  • Primo

    Primo (2008)
    Film (Drama) Actor Three cousins (primos) separated as young boys during the civil war in El Salvador, journey to Las Vegas due to their grandfather's failing health... See full synopsis »

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