Ayala has just completed work on his latest manuscript entitled ...if i should die before i wake. The screenplay is based on his book by the same title. The movie is now in pre-production.
In 2011 Ayala penned the screenplay for the movie Sunday Morning Rapture. In 2013 the film took 4th place at the International Christian Film Festival. Later that same year the film won BEST FEATURE at the Capital City Black Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
Eric Ayala has authored 10 novels. Four under the genre "Inspirational fiction"; Restoration, Will You Be Made Whole, Alabaster Box...Two Women One Struggle, and the aforementioned ...if i should die before i wake. His novels Arlington Heights and Darkness in the Mirror were published under the pseudonym Erica Lewis in the "women's fiction" genre. Under the "street lit" genre The Mansion, Retribution, Outcast and Avenging Alex were published using the pseudonym Lewis Ericson.
He has written and directed 3 stage plays; The Women, Will You Be Made Whole. Restoration; and has directed the works of others.
Over the years this multi-faceted talent has appeared in stage performances of The Music Man, Dreamgirls, and Pacific Overtures; as well as the operas Porgy and Bess, Don Giovanni, Il Trovatore, and Lucia Di Lammermoor.
Unique traits: He's a chameleon.
Sunday Morning Rapture
Film by End Touch Movies screenwriter / Assitant Director
If I Should Die Before I Wake
Film by ELA Productions writer, director, producer Brian Edwards has a lot of demons. Unable to control his addiction and his attraction to a much younger man, his career, home life, and reputation are ripped apart as he surrenders to destructive urges. The consequences of his decisions prove devastating to everyone involved.
writer, director, producer A ghastly murder sets the stage for a decades long conspiracy that begins in the 1960s. Duplicity, revenge, and blackmail fan the flames over the span of 30 years that prove to be the undoing of a prominent New England family whose unrestrained patriarch provides the match that burns everything down.
by ELA Productions writer, director, producer Fate is cruel, and it has a sinister way of making you deal with skeletons. Secrets that refuse to be ignored or swept under the rug for too long. Winnfield, Louisiana held those skeletons for Arlington Cavanaugh. But, in the bright lights, fame, and success of New York City, she thought she’d found escape. She was wrong--dead wrong.
by ELA Productions writer, director, producer Alex Solomon thought she had everything she ever wanted only to end up losing it all. Once she enters the witness protection program [WITSEC] her belief that she is safe is tenuous. She is haunted at every turn by the very real ghosts of her past that threaten to not only unravel her future, but end it all together.
International Christian Film Festival
Best Feature 2013 Capital City Black Film Festival