A graduate of Chapman University’s screenwriting program, Austin Sheeley has written several feature films including Where Love Found Me, The Big Day, The Bad Angel, and Another Bleeding Love Story. He won first place at the LA Comedy Scripts Screenplay Competition, was nominated for Best Screenplay at the 2016 Attic Film Fest, and was a two-time winner of the Chapman Location Filmmaking Screenplay Competition.
The Bad Angel
Film (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Writer Mike, a bored guardian angel, falls in love with Abby, an enthusiastic young demon, and joins her side, leading to disastrous consequences in his assigned human Sally's life. Now Mike and Abby must work together to get Sally's life back on track by any good, or evil, means necessary.
Television (Comedy, Drama and Family) Writer These seven friends are in for a school year that'll test their friendships, loyalty, patience, and their ability to solve quadratic equations.
The Big Day
Film (Comedy) Writer Hours before the wedding, the groom discovers that the stripper from his bachelor party is actually a hooker. Refusing to leave until she is paid, the prostitute and her vertically challenged pimp put the groom's life and relationship in jeopardy. Written by Melissa Izbicki
Another Bleeding Love Story
Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror and 1 More) Writer Lucas and Lily both love serial killing, although for different reasons: she's a sociopath, he's working through Mommy Issues (with Jesus's consent!). Will their Romeo and Juliet love story survive? Settle down, have some tea and find out.
Where Love Found Me
Film (Action, Adventure and Drama) Writer Daring escapes, hilarious stunts-and danger turn a Hollywood director's world upside down when he meets a band of street kids living in the slum. Inspired by true events, experience the adventures of street life and reimagine the meaning of family. Written by David Bolt
Danny Caldwell Goes to Hell
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Film (Short, Action and Comedy) Writer As college approaches, Jason tries to end his long-run relationship with Naomi, but she is not having it. In an attempt to salvage the relationship, Naomi drugs Jason and makes him believe that they got married.
Film (Short, Adventure, Romance and Sci-Fi) Writer Charlie is a high schooler who can't seem to do anything right. He's the loser of his school's baseball team and has no social skills with the girl he likes. But after receiving a blow to his head, he unlocks mysterious abilities that may change everything. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A con man with the supernatural ability to take on other people's identities must confront his fate when he steals from the wrong people.
Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Romance) Editor Hal, a down on his luck, lovesick thief decides to rob a bank to pay the bills. You can imagine his surprise when he finds his backstabbing, ex girlfriend, Cheryl, robbing the same bank at the same time. They will need each other to get the money, but can Hal avoid falling back in love? Written by Anonymous
Here's to the Hopeless
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Drama) Writer Michael, an ex-cop who lost his wife and son feels he has nothing left to live for. Alone and despondent he plans to take his life, but seeks some human contact before doing so. Rachel, a Filipino immigrant, lives with her daughter and brother as she struggles to achieve the American dream. This dream is compromised when loan shark Kaplan comes seeking payment and threatening their lives. Rachel turns to prostitution to get the money owed and by doing so she meets Michael. After engaging in unsatisfying sex, Michael dismisses Rachel to be alone to commit suicide. Rachel realizes Michael's instability and sympathizes with his struggle while relating by revealing hers. Michael must now decide if he can help Rachel from becoming hopelessness like him. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Comedy) Writer A naive Calculus student goes to his teacher's house for help, but soon realizes she's more interested in seducing him than explaining quotient rules.
The Last Days of Toussaint L'Ouverture
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Toussaint L'Ouverture is tricked into imprisonment by Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon sends General Cafarelli to interrogate Toussaint on the location of his rumored hidden treasures. L'Ouverture must choose between freedom from prison or liberation for his country. Written by D. Alexander
Film (Short, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department The Ashford family lost their oldest daughter (Kate) in a car accident. Their younger daughter (Sarah) was in shock over the loss of her sister but her injuries have succumbed her to a coma ever since. The mom (Evelyn) who is a brilliant scientist built a machine that can link her husband (Charlie) to Sarah's mind. Charlie will discover that Sarah is stuck in a deceiving fantasy that she created from her sisterly bond with Kate. Sarah believes that Kate is still alive. Charlie has to convince Sarah to get out of this fantasy world before the Machine may malfunction, which would cost them their lives. With all the obstacles and risks that occur when using a prototype Mind Machine, Evelyn also needs to figure how to get both of them to the real world. Written by OA McCombie
Best Screenplay Nomination - The Attic Film Fest
L.A. Comedy Scripts Best Comedy Screenplay