Chris Hollenback is a writer represented by Joel Gotler of Intellectual Property Group (Chocolat, Wolf of Wall Street, The Untouchables, Beetlejuice, Bosch). Hollenback is polishing a feature comedy screenplay with his brother, and plotting another.
He was the story consultant on a feature documentary, SCOUTS HONOR, which has a 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and won 3 awards at film festivals, directed by Mac Smith (sound for TOY STORY 3, UP, BIRTH OF A NATION).
Hollenback wrote two thriller novels, Sleep When You're Dead (Beaufort Books) and Thread the Needle. He has contributed to ESPN The Magazine, AARP Bulletin, Modern Drummer, Packers.com, and the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
"Chris Hollenback is a truly gifted author... brilliant." -Jennifer Shaw, AuthorExposure.com
"I would love to read more from Chris Hollenback." -Readers' Favorite Reviews & Awards
Unique traits: Published novelist (Beaufort Books) and screenwriter
Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood
Film by Mac Smith (Documentary, Sport and Music) Story Consultant In one unforgettable summer, three young men commit themselves to one of the most demanding youth activities in the country -- World Class drum and bugle corps: A veteran drumline member steps into a leadership role for the first time; a 15-year-old trumpet player from Texas becomes the youngest member of the entire corps; and a color guard member fights to finish his final season after receiving a life-changing diagnosis. Often referred to as "marching band on steroids," drum and bugle corps pushes young people to extreme levels, both physically and mentally -- all for one 11-minute performance. All three young men march with the Madison Scouts from Madison, Wisconsin. The strong brotherhood of this all-male organization helps them through their struggles and celebrates their triumphs. Written by Anonymous
Best Documentary - Austin Indie Flix Showcase
Audience Award - Twin Cities Film Fest
Best Documentary - Fly Film Festival
University of Wisconsin