Ronald McQueen

Ronald McQueen

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Author and Screenwriter

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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About Ronald

Frreelance writer and screenwriter
1990 – present, Scotland, UK
Previously University Professor in Psychology, Glasgow Scotland.
Published novels: The Man who knew Time (SciFi); Mardoc(SciFi); The cosmic assassin(SciFi); The sorcerer of Marakan (SciFi).
On Kindle: Simularium (SciFi) Cossack (War); The Pole of Inaccessibility (SciFi). Kaiserjaeger (War).
In Progress: The War and Hannah Thaller (War).

Screenplays:
Drava/Cossack - nominated for best original screenplay at the London international Festival of Film, 2013; winner of the West Field Screenplay Award, 2015. Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Award, Moscow Indie Screenplay festival, 2018.
The Partner, Science Fiction.
The Partner, TV pilot, Science Fiction. Platinum Award winner at the WRPN.tv awards, Spring 2022
The Guitar Maker - Short, flamenco fairy-tale nominated finalist at this year's Rebel Seed Film & Script Showcase. Now in production as 'The Portuguese Guitar'.
Manifest - finalist at the 13 Horror Film Festival.
the Cage - finalist at the 13 Horror Film Festival.
Lots of other nominations and several other scripts in progress. The (Last) Cossack is being well-received on the festival circuit and continues to gain nominations both in the US and overseas.

Unique traits: Superb Writer. And quick.

Videos

Loglines

  • The Partner

    The Partner Budget: $10M - $30M | Sci-fi Action A rookie detective, teamed with a socially awkward female partner, begins to suspect that neither the killer they are hunting, nor his partner, are of this world.

  • Caged

    Caged Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Sci-fi Realizing he has been conned into training an illegal Black Ops team, an IT specialist tries to stop them; but he’s only a computer geek and they are trained killers.

  • Racial Memory

    Racial Memory Budget: $10M - $30M | Horror A creature from human mythology is eating Antarctic scientists, and now it has moved to Washington, pursued by the sole survivor.

  • The Last Cossack

    The Last Cossack Budget: $10M - $30M | War Drama After surviving a massacre by Red Army militia, a determined young girl becomes caught in a Cossack battle to avoid forced repatriation to Stalin's Russia.

  • The Guitar Maker

    The Guitar Maker Budget: $100K - $1M | Music Drama (Short film) Hidalgo was the greatest guitar maker in the world but he is old now and makes no more guitars. But he might make just one more, except it will be the last thing he does.

  • The Professionals

    The Professionals Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller (Short film) The work of a hit man should never get personal, unless your partner sleeps with your wife.

  • The War and Hannah Thaller

    The War and Hannah Thaller Budget: $30M+ | War Drama Having survived the Nazi occupation of her country, a young Austrian girl becomes caught up in a Cossack fight to escape forced repatriation to Stalin’s Russia.

  • Woman on a Plane

    Woman on a Plane Budget: $10M - $30M | Action Thriller Waking on a plane about to crash and with a bullet in her side, a trashy but tough waitress must now outrun FBI agents and syndicate enforcers until she can discover what secret she was carrying on the flight.

  • Stitched up (Some assembly required)

    Stitched up (Some assembly required) Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Comedy Learning of an illegal trade in body parts, a prison inmate plans to escape one piece at a time. Once free he invites the recipients of his organs to a gala party. They bring wives and girlfriends; he brings an inept surgical team and a chainsaw.

  • The Partner.tv-pilot

    The Partner.tv-pilot Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi A rookie detective, teamed with a socially awkward female partner, begins to suspect that neither the killer they are hunting, nor his partner, are of this world.

Awards

  • The Partner, tv pilot - Platinum Award winner at the WRPN.tv awards, Spring 2022
    (2022)

  • Stitched Up feature, Award Winner at the 2022 International Horror Hotel Screenplay Competition
    (2022)

  • The Last Cossack - winner of the Best Vertov Original Screenplay Award. Moscow Indie Film Fest
    (2018)

  • Caged - top finalist at the 13Horror Screenplay Fest
    (2018)

  • Manifest - top finalist at the 13Horror Screenplay Fest
    (2018)

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