Joe Leone

Joe Leone

Screenwriter, Actor and Director

New York City, New York

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July 2017
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About Joe

Joe Leone hails from Westchester County, NY, and resides in Brooklyn. He graduated from Skidmore College with a degree in theater arts, and has subsequently written over two dozen feature screenplays. Currently in production/pre-production are Cry for Life (Fraiha Productions), Scherbo (Ekstasy Films), Meant to Be Broken (DC Dogs), Rio Urban Legend: Witch’s Moon (EVP Films), Underground (LuminouStudios) and Layers of Lies (Sonram Productions). Joe has also directed Reap, Blood Falls, and Parched - with the talented, growing crew of Parched Productions.

Unique traits: Dead-on George Washington impression

Loglines

  • Over Eater Achiever

    Over Eater Achiever Comedy A washed up competitive eating champion must regain his title to stay out of jail.

  • PICA PERRY

    PICA PERRY Romance Comedy An awkward teen with a highly unusual disease attempts to woo an unattainable beauty.

  • FUNNY…THE MOVIE

    FUNNY…THE MOVIE Comedy An overly optimistic comedian attempts to assemble his college sketch group to beat their former vile rivals in a competition where the winning troupe receives their own TV show.

  • Camp Chupacabra

    Camp Chupacabra Horror A smart but shy teen is sent with a band of miscreants to a dilapidated summer camp, only to discover she and the others are bait to appease a voracious ghoul.

Credits

  • Death of a Fool

    Death of a Fool (2019)
    Film Writer

  • Blood Falls

    Blood Falls (2018)
    Film Writer

  • The Letter

    The Letter (2018)
    Film Writer

  • One Last Thing

    One Last Thing (2018)
    Film Writer

  • Layers of Lies

    Layers of Lies (2018)
    Film (Action and Drama) Writer An ex-cop returns to his home country Iran after a decade-long absence, only to have his old enemies resurface and steal away what he treasures most - and now he'll stop at nothing to exact revenge.

  • Ring of Fire

    Ring of Fire (2018)
    Film (Mystery) Writer Add a Plot »

  • American Dream

    American Dream (2018)
    Film (Crime) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Parched

    Parched (2018)
    Film (Horror) Writer Stressed from schoolwork, a group of college kids want to let off some steam, so they decide to go on a little trip. There is Ralph, the good looking alpha male, his girlfriend, the smoking hot and very wealthy (her father basically owns every industrial plant in the area) Ilona, Cici, their free-spirited and promiscuous friend, Irwin, the aspiring filmmaker stoner (who is documenting everything on his camcorder), and Margaret, a quiet and somewhat mysterious girl. They elect to drive deep into the woods and crash at an old farm house that Margaret is familiar with. Once they get there, they realize that Irwin forgot to pack the water that will sustain them through the weekend (even though he swears that he did). Margaret points out that there is what seems to be fresh water stream out back. Intensely thirsty from the early summer heat, they imbibe the cold and delicious spring water - As the night descends, the group begins acting somewhat strange. Ilona is hearing odd noises. Cici's... Written by Joe Leone

  • Hello Au Revoir

    Hello Au Revoir (2018)
    Film (Drama) Actor 1000 Actors from all around the World help create a very unique and groundbreaking Feature Film.

  • Meant to Be Broken

    Meant to Be Broken (2018)
    Film (Action) Writer Harvey has led a cautious and conscientious life until he gets fired and finds out he has one month to live. Throwing caution to the wind, he meets Luke at a bar and confesses he's never broken any rules. Luke responds "Do you want to?," and so the quest begins. Along the way, they accidentally kidnap a woman who joins them on their adventure, but she might prove to be more trouble than they are looking for. "Meant to be Broken" is a crazy journey of law breaking and discovery that culminates in Miami where competing forces catch up to the unlikely trio. Written by DC Dogs

  • Shadow Lies

    Shadow Lies (2017)
    Film (Mystery) Writer A promising medical student turns up dead after a party, and her best friends are the prime suspects.

  • Welcome to Paris

    Welcome to Paris (2017)
    Film (Drama and Short) Writer A lovestruck slacker convinces his crush to go to Paris with him, and gets caught up in a long-con robbery.

  • Rio Urban Legend: Witch's Moon

    Rio Urban Legend: Witch's Moon (2017)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Writer A student is called back to her native city of Rio to prepare a house that she has inherited for sale - unaware that the ghost of famed "Barbara dos Prazeres" is waiting there, specifically for her.

  • Queensbee

    Queensbee (2013)
    Film (Romance and Short) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Blood Thirst America

    Blood Thirst America (2012)
    Film (Thriller and Short) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Goth Chylde: Re-Creation Begins

    Goth Chylde: Re-Creation Begins (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Actor Underground rock star Coven Vlad returns from the grave to lead an army of goth anarchists in a battle against the establishment.

  • Hindmind

    Hindmind (2011)
    Film (Short, Action, Horror and Thriller) Writer A famous psychologist has the special ability of penetrating his patients' minds and seeing their inner thoughts. He uses his profession in order to have sexual intercourse with women inside their heads.

  • Fermented

    Fermented (2010)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor A passionate gay man seeks the advice of his best friend to help solve the 'number one' problem his current lover is having in this fast-paced coffee shop comedy. Commitments are realized as their own relationship is presented as a source of comfort and frustration. Written by Anonymous

  • The Dying Light

    The Dying Light (2006)
    Film (Drama) Actor An unflinching look at the struggles of a father and his two sons as they attempt to salvage their long estranged relationships. When a man, who has "come home to die," appears on their doorstep, the tension between the men reaches a boiling point and without fully realizing it they find themselves standing on the threshold of life and death, struggling to find their relation to it... and each other. Inspired by life and set in the hauntingly beautiful desolation of a New Jersey shore-town in the off- season. Written by Joseph Christiana

  • Law & Order

    Law & Order (2004)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor The show follows a crime, ususally adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court. Written by Mike Menditto

  • Dead Canaries

    Dead Canaries (2003)
    Film (Crime) Actor When small-time mobster, Vito Scaldifieri, is framed for the murder of an undercover Federal Agent, he has two choices - face the death sentence or "sing" to the Feds for their case against mob boss Paulie DeMartino. Though telling all to the government goes against every fiber of his being, he knows it's the only way to save his life and, more importantly, guarantee the safety of his beloved wide Sharon. After a trial in which Paulie is indicted, Vito and Sharon are given new identities and placed into the Witness Portection Program. What they aren't told, however, is that in recent months, several mobsters under government protection have been assassinated in cities and towns all over the country. How they were being found and killed was anyone's guess. Jimmy Kerrigan, a tough, old-school newspaper reporter, begins investigating the Witness Protection Program killings. After winning Sharon's trust he becomes a confidante to both husband and wife throughout Vito's trial, imprisonment... Written by Anonymous

  • Reap

    Reap
    Film Writer

Awards

  • European Feedback Festival; screenplay Finalist for "Kopy Kat."
    (2018)

  • Co-Winner 2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition: Best Feature, Death of a Fool
    (2018)

  • Best Humor nomination, Independent Horror Movie Awards: Blood Falls
    (2018)

  • GoldAward for screenwriting at the International Independent Film Awards for PARCHED @IIFA
    (2017)

Education

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