David views life as a series of potential screenplays, some dramas, mostly comedies. Opting out of film school, David spent his student loan funds to produce The Blue Saloon, a quirky comedy of an Italian man who inherits a country-western gay nightclub in Texas. His latest comedy feature, Federico Erotico, is currently in the top 6% on Coverfly and a Finalist in the Stage 32 7th Annual Comedy Feature Screenwriting Contest.
Unique traits: Former sea captain.
The Blue Saloon Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama ⋄ Comedy When an Egyptian tailor, and his young daughter are forced to flee persecution at home, he unknowingly rents a space behind a gay nightclub in Los Angeles where he must overcome the prejudice of the Jewish owner, the xenophobia of a conservative neighbor, and face his own notions about the drag queens who befriend his daughter.
Stalag Oklahoma Budget: $30M+ | Drama A German soldier, who is a former street gangster from Berlin, is captured by American forces and sent to a prisoner of war camp outside of a small Oklahoma town where he must outmaneuver a gang of Nazi thugs as he builds and controls a criminal enterprise of extortion, bribery, and murder within and beyond the barbed wire of the camp.
Federico Erotico Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy An up-and-coming auteur director finds himself in over his head after his producing partner gambles away the film budget, leaving the director indebted and forced to direct porn in a mobster’s film studio.