J.M is a KidLit author, screenwriter, and claymation animator who loves transforming stories into fun shorts. As a private educator, J.M. also runs a house full of critters and kids.
Unique traits: Can sing like Louis Armstrong?
By the Stars Budget: $0 - $100K | Sci-fi ⋄ Family A young mother is separated from her husband and forced to board an alien ship with her children, and the last of humanity, in order to avoid extinction on a journey to a new planet.
New Years Eve, Eve Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance ⋄ Drama A broke felon, who longs to regain custody of his son, desperately struggles to find the confidence to propose to his successful goal-oriented girlfriend.
Not All There Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama ⋄ Comedy A flighty young adult recalls being brought up by her crazy mother, a woman with brain damage and PTSD, in order to face cancer and her fear of commitment.
Unpublished Budget: $100K - $1M | Romance ⋄ Comedy A local bookstore worker has to grudgingly host a social-media-obsessed best-selling author and keep her feelings for her co-worker in check as everyone vies for the spotlight.
Hotel Dreams Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller ⋄ Horror A beautiful Midwestern singer travels to meet some top record executives, but her hotel is not as comfortable as it seems; it’s a building full of tragedy, terror, and tears that test her dreams to the breaking point.
Cleopatra Saline: Daughter of the Moon Budget: $10M - $30M | Historical ⋄ Drama Cleopatra Selene is the daughter of the most well-known alluring female ruler of Egypt, but when her country falls, she is dragged to Rome in shackles, then handed to the Roman Emperor’s sister completely unsure of everything she ever learned, and overwhelmingly afraid of becoming anything like her dead mother.