Samuel Garza Bernstein

Samuel Garza Bernstein

Babyhead Productions
Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Samuel

LATEST INFO: The British Independent Film Festival just awarded "Elephant & Castle" with a Best Unproduced Screenplay Special Commendation. The project is now with producer Joan Lane ("The King's Speech"). Recently worked on Nickelodeon's "Shimmer and Shine." Gearing up to pitch two new series ideas: "WWJD?" and "Kill Your Inner Child." After readings of my new play "If You Are Reading This..." in New York and New Jersey, Broadway and film producer Michael Alden is now on board, guiding us the rest of the way. And Michael Alden is also coming on as the executive producer for my stage musical "Mr. Confidential," that premiered in a full developmental production at the New York Musical Theatre Festival at the Alice Griffin Theatre at the Signature Center with a sold-out run.

Unique traits: AWARDS: London Independent Film Awards: Best Screenplay "Elephant & Castle" British Independent Film Festival Award Screenplay Special Citation "Elephant & Castle" Nominated GLAAD Media Award Best TV Movie or Miniseries "Bobbie's Girl" WorldFest Charleston Gold Award Dramatic Feature "Silent Lies" WorldFest Houston Silver Award Dramatic "Silent Lies"

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  • Shimmer and Shine

    Shimmer and Shine (2017)
    Television (Animation, Adventure and Fantasy) Writer Follows the magical adventures of genie twin sisters Shimmer and Shine and their human best friend Leah, who, when needing help with various dilemmas, is granted three wishes after summoning the genies with a rub of her oil lamp pendant necklace. Written by Anonymous

  • Sarge

    Sarge (2010)
    Video (Comedy) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Kill Your Inner Child

    Kill Your Inner Child (2007)
    Video (Comedy) Writer The world of "Kill Your Inner Child" is based on the true tales of screenwriter/author Samuel Bernstein's mondo-beyondo childhood with his bipolar, explosive-yet-charming father, Adam. Sam is a six year-old Kidnap Victim, Texas Slave, Vegas Runaway, Jew in Egypt, Mama's Boy Without a Mom, and potential Homicidal Maniac with a tragic lack of mechanical reasoning skills. He brings a resourceful sense of feeling and fantasy to every situation, like an emotional MacGyver-no jury-rigged tools-but plenty of metamorphic ideas for making human contact. His father, Adam, the Naked Dad, is a self-proclaimed Socialist and the Smartest Person in the World. He'll tell you so himself. And after his divorce from Sam's mother he takes all the kids with him, though he doesn't have custody. As Adam supports various left wing causes in South America and the Middle East he takes the whole brood, three boys a little girl and his new young wife. He espouses Socialism and individual resistance while living ... Written by RSA

  • W.I.T.C.H.

    W.I.T.C.H. (2006)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 4 More) Writer Five teenage girls learn that they have been chosen to guard the walls between parallel universes. For this purpose, they have been given the powers of the elements.

  • Judging Amy

    Judging Amy (2004)
    Television (Drama) Writer A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court judge. Karle Warren plays Lauren, Amy's daughter; Tyne Daly is Maxine, Amy's tough, opinionated mother. Written by Anonymous

  • Bobbie's Girl

    Bobbie's Girl (2002)
    TV Movie (Drama and Romance) Writer Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

  • Sally B.

    Sally B. (2001)
    Video (Documentary) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Icing on the Cake

    Icing on the Cake (2000)
    Video (Documentary and Short) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Silent Lies

    Silent Lies (1996)
    Film (Drama) Writer In this earnest, unflinching drama, sisters unite in the face of their father's constant abuse. The story unfolds in a small Texas town as Shelley's senior year in high school draws to a close... See full synopsis »

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