My television show, Astro Alyssa, is currently in production and I have written several produced short films. I have placed in several reputable writing competitions in various formats. My horror-thriller, Fallout, was recently a finalist in the Filmmatic Horror Contest. My psychological thriller, Retrograde, was a finalist in the Shore Scripts Feature competition and the Screencraft Action and Thriller Contest. My one hour TV pilot, Mason, was a finalist in the Screencraft Pilot Launch Contest, Creative World Awards and the Fresh Voices Contest.
Unique traits: Professional educator and counselor for many years.
SPIKED Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Comedy When someone spikes a friend's drink, they make some unintended discoveries.
I'LL BE THERE IN A MINUTE Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy When a man tries to piece together a drunken night, he’s in for a big surprise.
I SEE YOU Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller When a blind man is the victim of malicious pranks, he decides to finally take action.
ROSEWOOD Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Crime When a mysterious visitor arrives in a small town asking odd questions, it turns out he might not be the only one with a secret to hide.
MAYDAY Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller A husband and wife head for deep water, each with hidden intentions.
IT'S A CLASSIC Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Crime When a mysterious visitor arrives in a small town asking odd questions, it turns out he might not be the only one with a secret to hide.
BE STRONG Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama A man who battles addiction is tested when he meets up with an old friend.
I'M A PROFESSIONAL Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy A young hitman tries to prove he’s ready for high profile missions.
POTENTIAL SPAM Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy When a man receives a spam phone call he decides to let them have it.
THE TARGET Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller A kidnapped woman becomes engaged in a cat and mouse with her captor.
THE RIGHT GUY Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy When a hitman works off of faulty intel, no one is safe.
WERE YOU BITTEN Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror Two friends do their best to survive in a zombie wasteland, but a deadly secret could ruin everything.
FALLOUT Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Horror When two women find themselves trapped in separate booby-trapped rooms, they must work together to escape despite knowing only one of them can make it out alive.
PHOENIX REBORN Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Crime When a serial killer loses his memory and is nursed back to health by a caring family, he must battle to gain control of his returning desires to kill before it's too late.
THE REMAINDERS Budget: $0 - $100K | Action ⋄ Thriller When a super virus eliminates a majority of the population, a group of young adults must do their best to survive in a now lawless country.
CHANGE OF HEART Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama When a man writes out his suicide note, a fateful phone call might be the only thing that can save him.
SHALLOW GRAVE Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery ⋄ Thriller When a man awakes to find himself alone in a shallow grave in the remote woods, he must quickly find out where he is and who wants him dead before it’s too late.
DETECTIVE HARPER Budget: $0 - $100K | Crime ⋄ Drama When a woman voluntarily confesses her crimes to police, Detective Harper must discover her true motivation for doing so.
A PRICE PAID Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Crime When two injured women seek help from a pair of strangers in a remote cabin, they quickly discover they are criminals on the run and they've made a terrible mistake.
TRAPPED Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Crime When a crooked cop is coerced into taking out a rival gang leader, his determined wife is thrust into a world of organized crime in order to save their daughter from his failure.
AFTER Budget: $1M - $5M | Action ⋄ Adventure When a super virus eliminates 90% of the population, an unlikely group of survivors consisting of a farmer, doctor, philosophy professor, and a cop must band together to set up a new community in the now lawless remainders of society.
Mason Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Drama When a kind-hearted but mentally unstable boy transfers to a tough inner city school, a devoted school counselor must bring out the best in him before he reaches his breaking point and puts the other children in grave danger.
SHEPHERD'S STAFF Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller ⋄ Drama When two NATO soldiers find themselves prisoners of ISIS, their bonds of friendship are tested when they are presented with an impossible choice
V IS FOR VODKA Budget: $0 - $100K | Comedy When two teenagers try to teach themselves how to drink for the first time they soon discover it's not as easy as it looks.
OXYGEN Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller When a deep sea voyager crashes, two men must make tough decisions in order to save oxygen long enough for help to arrive.
SCREEN TIME Budget: $0 - $100K | Sci-fi Dave decides to spend his favorite night out by staying home.
JUMP Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama When a retired combat veteran considers suicide, a caring stranger might be the only one who can save him.
V IS FOR VODKA
Film (short) by Anuraag Shah (Comedy) Writer When two teens decide to teach themselves how to drink, they quickly discover it's not as easy as it looks.
The Right Guy
CHANGE OF HEART
Film (short) (Drama) Writer When a man writes out his suicide note, a fateful phone call might be the only thing that can save him.
Film (short) (Crime and Drama) Writer When a wealthy businessman man goes missing and his wife is found dead after an overdose, police hope to find the truth by interrogating someone who may be entangled with both parties.
IT'LL BE DIFFERENT
Film (short) (Comedy) Writer When a gamer tries to get his life together to win back his girlfriend, he soon discovers the corona pandemic was bad timing.
Table Read My Screenplay Top 25
Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards Finalist
Recommend from Screenwriting Staffing Coverage
Fresh Voices Honorable Mention
Creative World Awards Semifinalist
Recommend from WeScreenplay
Shore Scripts Feature Contest Quarterfinalist
ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Contest Quarterfinalist
Fresh Voices Quarterfinalist
Screencraft Pilot Launch TV Contest Semifinalist