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DOG & BUTTERFLY - Genre: Drama, Full-length - A 40-something Hollywood actress is looking to put her life back together by returning to her roots in the theater. As she aims to fall in love with her art again, she falls in love with a writer in her 20s, a woman. However, this new and different love doesn't fit within the framework celebrity and experience have set for her. Making a choice can be difficult enough, yet the pressure to live by the choice can even trump that which is supposed to conquer all.
WORK OF A FAULTY GOD - Genre: Drama, Full-length - High school sweethearts Mary Elizabeth and Jordan have been happily married for nearly twenty years. Jordy's life is dedicated to his family and God and Mary Elizabeth devotes herself to her eight year-old son, Samuel. But something is wrong; Samuel is not a boy at all. Trying to come to terms with her son's gender dysphoria, Mary Elizabeth realizes that the happiness of her son will mean the eventual deterioration of her marriage.
LITTLE TRIBE - Genre: Drama, Full-length - Four twenty-five year-old friends return home after the passing of their favorite high school teacher. Falling into the pseudo-nostalgia of only seven years past, the friends rekindle all of the love, abuse, and heartbreak that was once formerly within this little tribe. A reflection on the inadequacies of being in your 20s, Little Tribe is about letting go of what should be left behind and trying not to look back.
THE MAMASAN - Genre: Drama, Political - Sixteen year-old Isabel is trafficked into the United States from Costa Rica and is forced to work as a prostitute in a whorehouse. After realizing she was tricked with promises of a better life, she does whatever she can in order to stay alive. But when her ten year-old sister is trafficked into the same brothel, her sister's protection becomes her first concern, even if it means sacrificing her own life. WINNER: Screenwriting Expo 2007 Quarterfinalist, Fusion Film Festival Best Feature Screenplay 2007, the Waldo Salt Undergraduate Screenwriting Award.
NERDLINGS - Genre: Animation, Comedy/Family - Three teenage alien brothers love to play pranks on Earth. During one of their recent pranks, their spaceship malfunctions and they find themselves stranded on Earth. Time is ticking by too fast and the aliens' mother rouses to find her sons are missing. Thinking the Earthlings have kidnapped her children, their mother orchestrates a full-scale invasion to bring back her sons. Now it's up to the brothers and their new, alien-enthusiast, human friend named Icky to clear up the huge misunderstanding and save planet Earth.
ESCAPE TO WEHO - Genre: Comedy - After breaking out of a gay-reformatory institution, two best friends hitchhike from Colorado to California to pursue their dream of being dancers in gay-friendly West Hollywood.
GODSEND - Genre: Drama - After tragically losing his wife and daughter in a brutal murder, Billy Ray decides to die by slowly drinking himself to death. While on his death trip he meets a young girl named Ava, who is trying to remember what happened to her after waking up alone in a hotel room. Despite his better judgment, Billy Ray tries to help Ava get back to where she came from but soon realizes she's not the one being saved.
UNTITLED, BOOK 1 - Genre: Young Adult, Supernatural - Zoe Lane, a sixteen year-old girl with psychic powers, is inducted into the Protectorate, a secret society of select teenagers and their adult instructors. Their duty is to protect the unwitting humans from the demons and monsters that walk among mankind. But when the adults begin to magically disappear, the organization starts to crumble from the inside out. Zoe must lead the group to figure out why this is happening and stop the Protectorate from falling apart completely before there's nothing left to salvage--and still do that little thing called saving the world. www.the-protectorate.com
THE RACE - co-written with Drew Bruck - Genre: Fiction - Seven people from across the United States are invited to participate in a world-wide race sponsored by an insurance company called Global Assurance, Inc. The competitors travel across the globe experiencing trials and tribulations in the name of winning a mysterious grand prize--a prize that may or may not be more than they've ever imagined or wanted.
ROSETTA STONE- co-written with Brendan Deneen - Genre: Fiction - A 'plain Jane' young woman is imbued with the power of an ancient Egyptian goddess when she accidentally comes in contact with the Rosetta Stone. Please note: Spec-only.
short form & new media
CHRIS, VICTORIOUS - Genre: Short Film, Comedy - Awkward seventeen year-old Chris thinks he has super powers after he accidentally electrocutes himself while trying to upgrade his computer's motherboard.
THE SWEETHEART- Genre: Short Film, Action - Slimy scuzzball, Ricky T, finds himself in a worst-case scenario after he hits on the wrong woman.
WAKE - Genre: Short Film, Drama - A matriarchal sister in a family of brothers learns about her youngest brother's sexual orientation during the wake after his death.
YOU & I - Genre: Short Film, Drama - A young woman is torn between the feelings she has for her boyfriend and her best friend, Jenny.
COOKING SCHOOL - Genre: Webseries, Pilot, Branded Entertainment - Pseudo-instructional webseries pilot based on five misfit student cooks. Please note: Sample only. Property of Ogilvy & Mather's Ogilvy Entertainment Group.
T.W.i.G. (THIS WEEK IN GREEN) - Genre: Web Newscast, Pilot - Pilot script for a "green" web newscast. Please note: Sample only. Property of Ogilvy & Mather's Ogilvy Entertainment Group.