Adrienne Thorne grew up on a dairy farm, where she spent her free time shirking farm chores in order to write stories. Since then, her writing accomplishments include 2 quarterfinalist placements in the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, a produced feature screenplay, a published YA novel, and a recent spec feature sale. She also holds the distinction of having placed above Shia LaBeouf in a screenwriting competition. Most of Adrienne's stories feature the good, the bad, and the hilarious of small-town farming and family life.
Stones Comedy ⋄ Drama An impetuous teenage farm girl seeks freedom from her all-male household on a trip to a national dairy knowledge bowl competition, despite her overbearing brother coming along as chaperone. *2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist.
Delivery Route Budget: $0 - $100K | Independent ⋄ Comedy An irresponsible high school senior must help his ex-girlfriend birth their child over video chat.
Studs Budget: $5M - $10M | Romance ⋄ Comedy A gorgeous twenty-something navigates her way through sexism in the male-dominated world of bull stud sales, while falling for the macho new hire brought on to replace her. *2020 Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist
Crossbreed Romance ⋄ Comedy After a drunken hookup, a neurodivergent teenage farm girl falls for the son of her father’s archenemy and must rethink her obsessively-planned future when she finds out she’s pregnant. Modern comedic retelling of Romeo and Juliet.
Home Comedy ⋄ Drama A control-freak dairy farming wife and mother of six faces her troubled past and challenging present in therapy, as she deals with a high-risk pregnancy and the looming threat of being unable to control her teenage children's lives.
The Cow Ate My Homework Romance ⋄ Comedy In his last week of high school, an unpopular teen with secret dreams of country music fame must learn to stand up for himself when a cow eating his homework makes his chances of graduating and surviving high school go to crap.
Cowgirl Down Comedy ⋄ Drama Reeling from her father’s desertion, a tomboy farm girl comes of age when she enters a county fair dairy princess pageant and gains unprecedented male attention, not the least of which is from her childhood archenemy.
Sweet Child O' Mine Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy A womanizing man-child learns how to grow up when his badass teenaged daughter walks into his life and asks for his help stopping her mom’s disastrous wedding.
The Breakup Game Romance ⋄ Comedy A shallow city girl must get the chronically dumped laughingstock of her new high school to dump her, as part of a scheme to convince her dad to move her out of the Texas hick-town he has dragged her to.
Sydney and Calvin Have a Baby Romance ⋄ Drama A geeky teenage writing prodigy deals with a date-rape tragedy by diving into fictional worlds and denial, until an unplanned pregnancy and an annoyingly handsome new British guy help her see beauty amidst the pain.
Sydney and Calvin Have a Baby
Film by Believe Entertainment Writer A geeky teenage writing prodigy deals with a date-rape tragedy by diving into fictional worlds and denial, until an unplanned pregnancy and an annoyingly handsome new British guy help her see beauty amidst the pain.
Film (Action) Writer Casper van Dien plays Army Sargent Tom Holloway. His partner and best friend is his bomb sniffing dog Conner. They go through a lot together so when Tom is ready to retire he returns home to his family with Conner in tow. Unfortunately his daughter Tara, played by Casper's real life daughter Grace, isn't all that pleased to have a new family member. She really missed her dad for all those years he was away and she naturally wants him all to herself now. Seeing him spending his time with Conner instead fills her with jealousy. Tom can see the anxiety his daughter is experiencing so he decides to take her and Conner on a camping trip to help them bond closer together and possibly even learn a little about teamwork. Unfortunately once in the mountains an unexpected occurrence leads to a danger filled adventure that tests the three campers. Written by CSJ
Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist
Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist
ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship quarterfinalist
Scriptapalooza International Screenplay Competition semifinalist
Academy Nicholl Fellowship Top 10%
Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship quarterfinalist
Big Break quarterfinalist
John Paul the Great Catholic University
Franciscan University of Steubenville