Colin Costello

Colin Costello

Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Director and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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September 2011
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About Colin

I am an Emmy-nominated WGA writer based in Los Angeles. My credits include:

The Stream (2013) family feature, starring Rainn Wilson and Kelly Rutherford
Little Man of Steel (2013), Award-winning fan film short
Realitory (2013) Award-winning horror short
Moochie Kalala Detectives Club (2015) Emmy-nominated PBSKids series
The Great Chicago Adventure (2015) Short which plays daily at the Chicago History Museum
Committed (2016) Award-winning fan film short
Traveling Without Moving (2017) Family Feature, starring Steve Guttenberg
The After Party (2017) Short written and directed by myself.

Unique traits: My genres include: family comedies, romantic comedies, teens, horror


  • Bedbugs

    Bedbugs Horror. Award-winning script about mutated bugs attacking a small Illinois town. If this script doesn't make your skin crawl, it's on too tight.


  • The After Party

    The After Party (2017)
    Film (short) by Ela Road Films/Colin Costello (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Writer A notorious social media queen stops in a bar for a night cap only to encounter a group of bitter women shooting pool and who seem to know more about her than she does about them.

  • Lost n' Found

    Lost n' Found (2017)
    Internet by A Zaffarano Production/Monica Zaffarano (Comedy) Writer In this 2015 LGBT web-sitcom, Marty with the help of her friends, lesbian Harvey, stalker Devon, Sam and cousin Pat, goes on a journey to find true love in Los Angeles. Along the way, she also finds herself.

  • Committed

    Committed (2016)
    Film by Beatnik Films/Terry Ziegelman (Comedy, Romance and Short) Writer In this charity fan film, The Joker and Harley Quinn seek out couple's therapy.

  • Alternate Universe: A Rescue Mission

    Alternate Universe: A Rescue Mission (2016)
    Film by Fresh Films/Estlin Feigley (Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi) Writer Mickey, high-schooler and younger sister Alexis investigate their deceased mother's old string-theory physics project. The results send them to an alternate universe where they are dead but their parents are alive. Adventure ensues as they try to right wrongs, save their parents, and save the universe before the clock runs out.

  • The Great Chicago Adventure

    The Great Chicago Adventure (2015)
    Film (Short and History) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Moochie Kalala Detectives Club

    Moochie Kalala Detectives Club (2015)
    Television (Family) Writer Two young kids form the Moochie Kalala Detectives Club to uncover the truth behind their grandpa's wild stories. Every Saturday, Grandpa (Tim Kazurinsky) comes over and shares a ridiculous story that twists the kids thinking about science. To uncover the real story, the kids head to Museums and Zoos and meet with real scientists to discover the truth. Episodes feature museums and scientists from Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Museum of Science & Industry, Lincoln Park Zoo and Frank Lloyd Wright Trust.

  • Scriptwriters Network Presents: The Stream - A Feature Comedy Detailed Event

    Scriptwriters Network Presents: The Stream - A Feature Comedy Detailed Event (2014)
    Video (Short) Writer Add a Plot »

  • The Stream

    The Stream (2013)
    Film by Dreaming Tree Productions/Estlin Fiegley Screenwriter

  • Little Man of Steel

    Little Man of Steel (2012)
    Film by Zaffarano Productions/Larry Ziegelman Screenwriter

  • Realitory: Welcome to the Machine

    Realitory: Welcome to the Machine (2012)
    Film by Realitory Pictures/ Michael Condro Screenwriter

  • Fade In

    Fade In (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer A budding screenwriter faces the most difficult of writer's block.

  • First Kiss

    First Kiss (2008)
    Film (short) by Lloyd Stein Screenwriter


  • Beverly Hillls Film Festival, Finalist, Escape From the Friend Zone

  • Shriekfest, Finalist, Tagged

  • Shriekfest, Semi-Finalist, Overkill

  • Shockfest, Finalist, Tagged

  • Shriekfest Semi-Finalist, Bedbugs

  • Chicago Horror Film Fest Finalist, Bedbugs

  • Scriptapalooza Quarter-Finalist, Bridezilla vs. Deer

  • Next TV Entertainment Quater-Finalist, Shock Therapy

  • LA Film & Script, Best Horror, Sentenced

  • LA Film & Script Fest, Honorable Mention Wish You Were Here

  • Shriekfest Finalist, Sentenced

  • Shiver Films Short Screenplay Contest, 2nd Place, Overkill

  • Filmaka Short Screenplay, Finalist, Hooked

  • Filmmakers Int'l Screenplay Contest, Best Comedy Bridezilla vs. Deer


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