Art D'Alessandro

Art D'Alessandro

NightFire Films
Screenwriter

Orlando, Florida

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July 2011
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About Art

Over 20 years writing, producing films. 40+ screenplays written, optioned more than half. Two films had wide theatrical release, three straight to DVD/video/VOD, one international TV (won Canadian Emmy). Non-union. Live in central Florida. Married. No children.

Videos

Loglines

  • ARMED:STAY

    ARMED:STAY Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Thriller A grieving young widow must overcome panic attacks and depression to protect her family from a desperate, hunted intruder who takes over her home for one, long, life-changing day. (Micro budget. Limited locations.)

  • WHIRLABOUT

    WHIRLABOUT Drama A man returns home to check on his father, who’s riding a downhill Alzheimer’s track, but dark secrets revealed to him about about this man will change his life forever.

  • TAKEN AWAY

    TAKEN AWAY Drama Romance Thriller Two 16 year-olds, one a cutter, the other a church boy, are snatched from separate states and brought to a mountain hideaway by an unlikely kidnapper and his mother who's fresh out of prison and terminal.

  • SANCTUARY

    SANCTUARY Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama Fantasy Independent A hapless and socially detached attorney's life changes dramatically when he executes the will of his recently-deceased client. It is stipulated that the substantial fortune will be shared by all who attend his funeral mass, but no one shows up at St. Pelagius Catholic Church... except one mysterious homeless man seeking refuge from a raging storm.

  • A HAPPY LIFE

    A HAPPY LIFE Comedy Drama Independent Danny Jordan, hardworking, slightly slow, diabetic, is a good guy... too good, in fact. He lets people take advantage of him, even move in with him, 6 people who don't contribute or fit in anywhere else. Could be the only thing to shake off the freeloaders and social misfits is Danny's apparent drug overdose. (AVAILABLE PROPERTY)

  • DOWN WITH DAD

    DOWN WITH DAD Comedy Drama Family Independent Other Dave McNabb sets off to right an old wrong and teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “when you do good things, good things happen.” But Lincoln turns the tables on good old dad, teaching him that sometimes when you do good things, bad things happen... very bad things. (AVAILABLE PROPERTY)

  • STRANGE

    STRANGE Drama Independent Thriller A man on anniversary with his wife stops to help a beautiful woman, is caught in her web of deceit and taken for a ride and everything he's worth by a team of whacked-out criminals. (AVAILABLE PROPERTY)

  • PEEP

    PEEP Comedy Drama Independent Other Thriller When two teen boys peeping in a beautiful neighbor’s bathroom window witness her murder, they are torn by how to deal with this shocking crime, and the choices they make cause their lives to spin dangerously out of control.

  • THE MARCH OF THE 18TH

    THE MARCH OF THE 18TH Action Historical Drama In 1864 the Veteran Reserve Corps was formed to allow disabled Union soldiers to continue to perform their duty for God and Country. This is the story of six invalid soldiers of the 18th Regiment and their 25 mile march against all odds into history. (Based on the novel of the same title and co-written with its author Kevin Horgan)

  •  THE LOSS OF HEAVEN

    THE LOSS OF HEAVEN Drama A timid, small-town altar boy feels a sin he's committed has angered God and put his family and friends at risk of His wrath, but an immigrant parish priest helps him find a way past his guilt and fears.

  • In Connection

    In Connection Independent War Drama Bobby Gentile, whose brother is MIA in Vietnam, comes up #3 in the 1969 draft lottery and must decide if he's going off to war or fleeing the country, while the FBI zeroes in on him for his possible link to a large drug deal.

Credits

  • Left of Center

    Left of Center (2014)
    Film by Dave Norman, Director Co-Producer

  • Letters to God

    Letters to God (2011)
    Film by Vivendi Releasing/David Nixon Writer/Associate Producer

  • Mayor Cupcake

    Mayor Cupcake (2010)
    Film by Phase IV Release/Alex Pires Writer/Producer

  • The Mess

    The Mess (2009)
    Film (short) by Dirty Martini Productions/NightFire Films Writer/Director/Producer

  • The Final Season

    The Final Season (2007)
    Film by Yari Film Group/David Mickey Evans Screenwriter

  • She Drives Me Crazy

    She Drives Me Crazy (2007)
    Film by Shaftesbury Films/Eleanor Lindo Writer

  • BURNED

    BURNED (2006)
    Film by Yarble/Richard Halpern Writer/Co-Producer

  • All Shook UP

    All Shook UP (1998)
    Film by WhiteHair Pictures Screenwriter

Awards

  • Gemini Award, Best TV Movie "She Drives Me Crazy"
    (2010)

  • Prose/Poetry Awards, Rollins College
    (1976)

Education

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