Have 7 screenplays available for sale. Studied screenwriting with Hal Crousman, ScreenwritingU (pro series + many other classes), Corey Mandall, Bob McKee, Lew Hunter, Writer’s Boot Camp. Was an Advertising & Marketing executive for 15+ years. MA, Communication Studies, graduate thesis was a screenplay that was a Winner at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Other awards: top 10% Nicholl's competition; Official Selection, Women in Film, Vancouver Film Festival; Second Rounders, Austin Film Festival; Finalist, Creative World Awards; KIDS FIRST recommendation; Finalist, Bevery Hills Film Festival; Finalist Italy International Film Festival. Finalist, Gotham Film Festival; Finalist, Fastrak.
Lorenzo's Passion Drama ⋄ Historical Semi-finalist, Creative World Awards; Quarter-finalist, Fade In Awards; Interest from Mike Medavoy, Phoenix Pictures Genre: Period drama (based on a true story) Similar to: Elizabeth When his father is assassinated, young, idealistic and politically naive Lorenzo de Medici reluctantly takes over as leader of Florence. His dreams of turning Florence into the Renaissance capitol and of marrying the girl he loves are met with betrayal and back stabbing. Meanwhile, the power-hungry Pope and rival families plot Lorenzo’s assassination and the invasion of Florence. Will Lorenzo, the poet, find the political savvy to outwit the Pope and save the city he loves?
Season's Greetings Comedy ⋄ Drama ⋄ Family ⋄ Romance Finalist, Bluecat Lab Screenwriting contest Genre: Christmas Similar to: The Santa Clause, Doc Hollywood A cynical TV newscaster is fired for blurting out on air that Santa doesn’t exist. Then, en route by boat to a job interview, he’s busted and ends up doing community service -- answering kids letters to Santa at the post office during Christmas! His responses set neighbor against neighbor in this small, backwater Florida town and inadvertently put a young orphan’s life at risk. With the help of a beautiful Seminole Indian Postal mistress, a myth-quoting carpenter and a magical manatee, he struggles to rediscover his own faith and to save the girl’s life.
Pipsqueak Adventure ⋄ Animation ⋄ Comedy ⋄ Family Among top 10% finalists, Nicholl Academy Award screenwriting contest; Semi-finalist, Screenwriting Expo Genre: Family (inspired by a true story) Similar to: Babe, Racing Stripes When a miniature pony’s young master becomes blind and moves to San Francisco, the pony is left behind because he’s not a city animal. He decides he can only rejoin the family if he becomes a seeing eye “dog” for his master. Against all odds -- the fierce opposition of the Director of the School for the Blind, all the real dogs and a dangerous horse thief – Pipsqueak trains for the big test and must find the courage to become “big.”
Grace Period Comedy ⋄ Drama ⋄ Romance Finalist, Gotham Screenwriting contest; Semi-Finalist, Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project; Quarter-finalist, Writer’s Network Genre: Comedy Similar to: Sister Act Grace, a compulsive spender, loses her husband, her job and her credit cards on one very bad day – and then manages to antagonize a nasty loan shark who’s on her tail! She takes refuge in a meditation retreat where her know-it-all sister lives and where Grace wreaks havoc on the tranquil life of the retreat. The handsome retreat manager, struggling to keep the place afloat, is about to throw her out until Grace puts her pastry chef skills to unorthodox use -- just when the retreat needs it most.