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A longtime married couple struggle when a loving visit to a nursing home turns into a disaster.
When his fiancé cancels their upcoming wedding, a man finds items in his pocket that trigger a reassessment of their relationship. *Produced writer and short screenplay winner, Vail and Woods Hole film festivals*
A kind, dutiful, long time married couple struggle with brutally cold weather, hunger pains and a broke-down car after a benevolent visit to a family member in a nursing home.
"Dating 101" -- Romantic Fantasy. Two guardian angels steer their adolescent charges through a first date. 1-scene play, 11 pages. Cast of 4: 2 women, 2 men. No CGI/SFX. General Audience. ©PAu3494658
Stageplay version performed by 6 theatres in 6 states.
"Rules of the Game" – Romantic Comedy. Good-looking jock spurns older woman in a bar – he might regret this. 1-scene (bar), 12 pages. Cast of two: woman, younger man. No CGI/FX. Adult language. ©PAu3516296
Stageplay version performed at Huff Theatre, Ankeny, Iowa; and Producer’s Club, New York.
"Disorganized Crime” – Romantic Comedy. A hopeless robber selects a hopelesser victim. Could this be love? 1-scene (bank lobby), 12 pages. Cast of 2: One man, one woman. No CGI/SFX. General audience. ©PAu3494658
Stageplay version performed at 7 theatres in 5 states.
A short psychological suspense/thriller/horror in the tradition of Hitchcock and The Twilight Zone. A young, first-time home-buyer couple is lured into buying a bargain-of-a-house when a resident spirit begins to torment their infant baby and drive the couple apart. Optioned in 2013 but since expired, this single-location script is once again available.
When a male and female cop enter an abandoned building looking for a cop killer, they are soon hunting each other. Lots of action- on foot - no car chases. Winner Vail Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, short film category.
The owner of a Funeral Home in a rural town harvests the body parts of his unsuspecting caretakers, including their dog!. Twist ending. Black humour. One primary location. Minimal cast. Potential for sequels or extension to feature.
The story follows a hitman who uses subliminal messages to bait innocent people to do the killings for him, leaving the innocent people to take the blame while he is allowed to walk free. With LA Detectives clued on to what is actually happening, they race against the clock before the hitman kills again.
A short Latino baker who loves to feed people pines for a tall supermodel who's been on a diet for 15 years -- until the day she goes a little crazy.
A cultured and highly educated, but loveless bachelor succumbs to his friend's plan that entails "hiring" their gay co-worker to teach him the "gay ways" in order to court an unapproachable co-worker who happens to be his dream woman.
Pina needs the money from two more weeks of temp work to pay for her studies. But her latest temp-post looks doomed to last one day. Pina fails to connect with her eccentric supervisor, and inadvertently upsets the woman's fantasized romance with a company salesman. Will Pina earn the difference in romance? 1 LOCATION, 3 PRINCIPLE CHARACTERS. Fun, romantic, strong female roles, looks much bigger than it is with the use of off-camera characters. 17 pages.
Two detectives try to solve a murder case of an unusual assassin.
Things go very wrong when a psychotic murderer, on his last day on death row, is examined by a doctor.
A woman suffers from anxiety, goes into panic mode, fearing everything in sight.
Musician tells his wife he fell in love with a man, she gets angry but then she finds out more about it.
A classic love triangle: a guy, a car, and a girl to be reckoned with. Winner: Grand Prize for Short
Screenplays, 2010 Oregon Film Awards."
The 8-year-old brother of a kidnap/murder victim sets out for revenge.
An unlikely romantic relationship forms.
It's good to chat, especially with someone you know.
After years of captivity, three missing and exploited children risk their lives attempting to escape the clutches of their smiley faced captor.
The ghost of One Eye Jack isn't heppy when a pair of junior sleuths go after his hidden treasure...or so it would seem. The kids soon discover that Jack wasn't a pirate and there is no treasure. But if that's true, who's been stalking them in the woods? The kids end up solving the JFK murder mystery but not before they're almost done in by the villainous great grandson of Willie Jack, The Fixer, the man who plotted the crime. And just when you've got it all figured out, the ghost of One Eye Jack really shows up. 39 pages of non st
Spike, a depressed paraplegic, finds a camcorder two thieves had dropped whilst fleeing from his apartment building. He discovers a tape inside with a young woman saying goodbye and taking a handful of pills. According to the date and time on the screen it was recorded 18 minutes ago. If he can find her, he can save her. Only problem is there are over three hundred apartments in the building.
"Your Honor, the honor system is dead and so are you."
Accolades: Multi-Film Festival Finalist 2007
Locations: 3 NYC
A retired Detective entertains guests after dinner sitting around a campfire talking about his strangest case. Base on a true story.
A Black Tragic Comedy, inspired by the Greek myth of Oedipus Rex. A man unwittingly murders his father and marries his mother. One page, one location.
A young boy’s prank has dangerous repercussions when he plants a tape recorder in the neighborhood congressional and overhears a local shop owner confess to murder.
The investigation surrounding a series of killings focuses on a domestic abuse shelter, a stalking husband and an ear on one of the victims that forensics says isn't his.
Fish can be used in many ways. Ask the drug dealer how. Honorable Mention 3X3: 2007
A young musician is mesmerized when he meets Darcy, a beautiful young singer at school. Told that she comes from a very wealthy, blue-blood family and is out of his class, does not deter him from spending a beautiful day with this girl of his dreams. On the very next day, the castle that he has built for Darcy, comes tumbling down with a shattering crash.
There's a rose missing at Rose's Roses. And a gentleman caller arrives at the flower shop this morning. How does it all add up?
When your wife and mistress want to know why another woman’s underwear was in your car, being dead doesn’t always get you off the hook. (One interior set.)
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