Kim Hornsby is a sold and optioned screenwriter as well as a USA TODAY Bestselling Author with fifteen published novels and as many screenplays and scripts. Writing female-led suspense thrillers and romance features, Kim has been know to trade out stalkers and ghosts for mistletoe and kisses.
Her Short film CHAT is in post production with her as producer/writer. A Compendium level member of the Northwest Screenwriter's Guild, her Suspense Feature, DREAM JUMPER, from the 3-Book series has been optioned and won the Hollywood Fellowship at the Seattle Film Summit, semifinaled in the Atlanta Film Festival and more. She has over thirty accolades for her genre scripts and works with producers to bring them the script they can sell.
When Kim isn't teaching her BOOK TO SCRIPT technique at writing conferences, she's walking her rescue dogs in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, patting herself on the back for raising kids, or on Maui scuba diving and hiking.
Repped by Corvisiero Literary Agency
Unique traits: Dual Citizenship - U.S/Canada Scuba Instructor Pro Singer/Entertainer
The Dream Jumper's Promise Budget: $5M - $10M | Thriller ⋄ Mystery ADAPTED FROM IPNo longer able to tell dreams from reality, a troubled widow turns to the person she least trusts, an old boyfriend who has a bizarre claim he can enter dreams and believes clues to her husband's mysterious disappearance can be found in her subconscious.
Christmas in Crystal Creek Budget: $100K - $1M | Romance ⋄ Family Adapted from a Bestselling NovelA Country Music star trapped in a small town during a road closure and snowstorm, will miss her career-changing Christmas Eve concert until a brief escape window arises and she must decide between headlining the concert where her nemesis waits to take her place and helping a child get to his heart transplant.
Braving Rapids Budget: $1M - $5M | Family ⋄ Adventure When a young girl rescues a wolf cub in the river on a family rafting trip, she reconciles her adoption abandonment issues with her birth mother when she must surrender the beloved cub to wildlife authorities at the end of the trip for the cub's own good.
Hurricane Season Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance ⋄ Comedy Desperate to save his job, a neurotic Rolling Stain reporter ventures to a remote tropical island for an interview and takes refuge at a free-spirited pop star's beach house in a hurricane while hiding his phobias for water, wind, and girls.
Necessary Detour Budget: $1M - $5M | Mystery ⋄ Romance A female rock star quits show business and hides from a deranged stalker at a lake house only to find new danger in the form of mysterious neighbors who move in to the abandoned house across the bay.
Moody & The Ghost Budget: $100K - $1M | Romance ⋄ Fantasy After an accident that took her sight and telepathy, a kickass ghost hunter with a popular YouTube show finds both senses restored in the presence of a sea captain ghost from 1850 who strikes a deal to enable her if she'll help solve his murder.
Holly Shorts - Semifinalist
Austin Film Festival 2nd Rounder
Atlanta Film Festival - Semifinalist
Austin Film Festival 2nd Round
Holy Shorts - Quarterfinalist
Summit Film Festival - Winner
Holiday & Family - Emerging Screenwriters - Finalist
Vancouver Badass Film Festival - Finalist
Austin Film Festival 2nd Rounder
Page Turner Screenplays
Table Read My Screenplay - Top Ten - Mystery/Suspense
Bigfoot Script Challenge Feature Winner & Fellowship Recipient
Adapted Screenplay Competition - Official Selection
Canadian Cinematography Awards - 1st Plce
Imaginarium Convention Screenplay Awards - Finalist
Imagine This Women's International Film Festival - Quarter Finalist
Burbank International Film Festival - Finalist
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival - Grand Prize Feature
Los Angeles Film Awards - Best First Screenplay
School of Hard Knocks