Gabriel Marinho

Gabriel Marinho

Screenwriter, Illustrator and Script Supervisor

Toronto, Canada

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April 2020
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About Gabriel

Born in Brazil and living in Canada since 2012, Gabriel is a screenwriter, script supervisor, novelist, copywriter, ghostwriter, and digital artist/designer.

After releasing three novels written in Brazilian Portuguese (named The World After the End, A Brief Dream of Hope, and Constellation of a Cloudy Sky), Gabriel decided to dive deep into the art of screenwriting. He graduated from Toronto Film School, and as he learned the ropes, he used the skills acquired from his non-film-related activities to hone his voice. His experience as a copywriter and a ghostwriter helped him develop more empathy towards his interlocutors, leave his convictions aside whenever needed, and perceive the world through someone else’s lenses. His published novels, as well as his graphic design projects, taught him how to think and write visually. Apparently, everything conspires for him to become the best screenwriter he can possibly be.

As of today, Gabriel has six feature films and four TV pilot scripts under his belt - and some of them were placed in respectable and highly-competitive contests, such as Screencraft and LaunchPad. Recently, he decided to direct his focus to TV writing, more specifically high-concept drama shows in the same vein as Breaking Bad, Mr. Robot, Sons of Anarchy, and Succession.


  • Bet

    Bet Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama A meticulous gambler and statistician master who works for an online sportsbook sets out to attack his company from within after uncovering a scheme to defraud players. 

  • La Niña 7

    La Niña 7 Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller Crime A gun enthusiast teenager sent into witness protection for avenging her drug lord father’s death vows to take down a rival cartel.

  • Fraudsters

    Fraudsters Budget: $30M+ | Crime Drama Ex-fraudster turned banking security expert encounters his former partner in crime and risks his new, respectable life and marriage to save her from the Russian mafia. 

  • She's Got The Last Laugh

    She's Got The Last Laugh Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama When a successful musician checks into rehab for her drug addiction, she finds a kindred spirit in another famous patient, embarking on a relationship that is equally passionate and risky. 

  • Acid Queens

    Acid Queens Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama Crime In 1985 Long Island, NY, three low-life sisters who don't get along with each other become LSD dealers in order to pay off a debt left by their deceased father. 

  • Six-Ink

    Six-Ink Budget: $5M - $10M | Action Drama Struggling with her drug-addled mother, a rebellious teenage dropout uses her raw artistic talent to join a once-notorious graffiti vandals crew in hopes of gaining recognition. 

  • Miss Fixer

    Miss Fixer Budget: $5M - $10M | Thriller Drama A serial killer who hunts toxic men sets her sights on her next victims as her sister, who's a private investigator, gets hired to track her down. 

  • Los Angerers

    Los Angerers Budget: $5M - $10M | Crime Drama A couple of young hustlers have several schemes to get rich but find they may have gotten more than they bargained for when they start working for a mysterious hip-hop mogul.

  • Fuzzing The System

    Fuzzing The System Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller Drama A talented hacker is hired by a wealthy CEO to develop software that will help the U.S Government prevent future domestic attacks. But she soon finds herself entangled in a giant web of intrigue when she and her teammates discover the CEO’s corrupt intentions with the project.

  • Binge On

    Binge On Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama A 16-year-old drug dealer and aspiring EDM DJ hooks up with an older DJ to learn the ropes - all while maintaining the illusion of being an ordinary teenager under the distracted eye of her politician father.

  • Yes, Mistress

    Yes, Mistress Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama A camgirl and BDSM dominatrix reconnects with an old friend - now a staunch anti-pornography advocate - before both find their ideologies conflicting with their desires. 


  • Stage 32 TV Drama Screenplay Contest - Semifinalist

  • Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship - Quarterfinalist

  • Launch Pad Pilot Competition - Second Round

  • Atlanta International Screenplay Awards - Semifinalist

  • Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards - Quarterfinalist

  • California Film Awards - Screenplay Contest - WINNER

  • Roadmap Jumpstart Writing Competition - Top 50

  • Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship - Semifinalist

  • Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition - Quarterfinalist

  • Page Turner Screenplay Feature Competition - Quarterfinalist

  • Shoot Your Sizzle - Top 100

  • The LAUNCH Million Dollar Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist


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