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About JJ

Writer of short and feature screenplays, TV pilots and short stories.

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  • My Stardust

    My Stardust Sci-fi Adventure An astronaut's reclusive widow, in her apartment watching TV news of an unmanned test flight to Mars, finds a way to take an active role in the mission, at great personal risk.

  • Embodied

    Embodied Sci-fi Horror A defense contractor uses a veteran to showcase his interactive A.I. device, but when his invention goes rogue the soldier's combat memories resurface and provoke a lethal and heroic response. (2020 Austin Film Festival 2nd Rounder short script)

  • S&M In Space

    S&M In Space Sci-fi Comedy In deep space an experienced spacecraft pilot attempts a fuel transfer to the supply ship of his favorite female counterpart but has performance problems she struggles to fix to avoid disaster. (short)

  • Counterfeit

    Counterfeit Film-noir Comedy In a hotel room an aging male method actor in disguise as a hitman has a rendezvous with a younger, ambitious female undercover homicide detective; each is intent on deceiving the other for different objectives in their high risk encounter. (optioned, sold and in post-production)

  • NONSELF

    NONSELF Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror When the abusive guardians of a young immigrant subject him to a biohacker's experimental treatment for his medical condition, the aftereffects may weaponize the boy's struggle to escape his involuntary servitude.

  • Re-Existence

    Re-Existence Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror A devoted single mom, facing a terminal illness, partners with the leader of a shadowy cabal who promises her enduring life if she employs her hidden, unique abilities in support of his nefarious agenda. (pilot script, BlueCat quarterfinalist)

Credits

  • Debris

    Debris (2015)
    Film Exec. Producer

  • Counterfeit

    Counterfeit
    Film (short) (Film-Noir) Writer, Producer Principal photography has wrapped! The director will now begin editing and working with the music composer. With luck this film noir short dramatic thriller will be out in early 2022!!

Awards

  • 2016 WeScreenplay Diverse Voices - Winner (short screenplay "My Stardust")

  • Creative Screenwriting Magazine award at 2009 Screenwriting Expo (short screenplay "Boing!")

Education

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