Complete Project List:
60 FEET UNDER (Contained Thriller): A father takes his anxiety-riddled, claustrophobic daughter on a therapeutic road trip, only for them to be kidnapped and held in an underground bunker. (115 pages)
THE HAND OF GOD (Suspense/Thriller): In this modern continuation of the Cain and Abel story, a murderer, sentenced to life on earth by God, is given a chance at redemption when God reunites him with his brother — the man he killed so long ago. (110 pages) ------- Note: While strongly themed, this is not a religious script.
WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR: His career stalling, a small town radio play-by-play talent decides to lift the downtrodden town, and his career prospects, by calling the winless high school basketball team to a mythical championship. (95 pages)
BANJO SUPERSTAR (Sub-culture, alternate-world comedy): In a world where banjo music tops the charts, 3 banjo players fight to be the world’s first banjo superstar. (95 pages)
1,000 REASONS I'M GOING TO HELL, formerly OH, BROTHER! (Multi-camera sitcom): Brothers, on opposite sides of the political/religious spectrum (and the duplex they share) negotiate life in a world that teaches them to hate each other. (5 EPISODES WRITTEN) (OPTIONED - Option expired - Now AVAILABLE.)
*********2nd place finish in Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition - pilot category**********
- Pilot: The Church Visit – When Owen realizes Steve is on the Sign Board Committee at church, he schemes to get his saying posted.
- The Toe – When their mother breaks her toe, the brothers work to make her life just a little bit easier.
- The Attic – Realizing their wives are “synced up,” the men desperately search for a space to hide.
- The Bike – Steve challenges Owen to a physical “duel” while Jenna makes the household go meat free.
- The Idol – When Steve wins a day with his idol – a workout guru – Owen ruins him.
IN THE DOG HOUSE (Multi-camera sitcom): An aspiring politician’s run for mayor hits a snag when his paranoid, anti-government brother secretly builds an underground survival bunker beneath the dog house in his back yard.
BAD FISH (Single-camera sitcom): A loner fights to regain control over his regimented life after he adopts an out-of-control, hard-charging goldfish.
EM THEORY (Single-camera children’s adventure series): Science whiz Emyline Hawkins and her friendly nemesis Gilbert use science and gadgets to navigate the unpredictable world of middle school.
THE MIGHTY 1450 (Single-camera sitcom): A star radio host’s world is rocked when his boss hires his estranged brother to take over the star’s coveted
FAMILY RADIO (Single-camera sitcom): When his brother has a mental breakdown, an adrenaline junkie is called home to take care of his brother’s children and the family radio station. (Unfinished)
BETWEEN (Fantasy/Drama/Series): A retired literature professor slips between two worlds as he fights to come to terms with his wife’s impending death.
(10 Episode Series. Pilot Written – 8 pages)
SANCTUARY (Action/Thriller): (IN PRE-PRODUCTION)
BLISS (Thriller): (IN PRE-PRODUCTION) co-wrote.
LINES (Thriller): A mother and daughter, struggling to get by, find themselves eluding gangsters when their deadbeat, drug-addicted husband/father can’t pay a debt. (5 pages) (FILMED)
KITTENS (Lite Thriller/Lite Comedy): Caught cheating, a sleazy husband fights to contain the damage. (4 pages) (OPTIONED)
UNRELIABLE WITNESS (Thriller/Short): When a group of strangers wake up trapped in a car together, they work to figure out who put them there, and why. (8 pages) (OPTIONED - Option expired. Now AVAILABLE )
3 HAIL MARYS (Action/Thriller/Drama/Animation or CGI): Aviators attempt to survive a mysterious attack on their carrier task force. (5 pages) (PRODUCED AS A STUDENT AUDIO PLAY) (Available for filming)
PLAYING CARS (Thriller/Horror): A young boy wants to play cars with his mommy. The only problem? He’s dead. (5 pages) (OPTIONED - Option expired - Now AVAILABLE.)
THE DEPTHS (Western): His emotions overwhelming, a grieving son lashes out after his mother's death. (5 pages)
ICE (Mystery/Thriller): A disgraced detective works to save his career by solving a complicated murder case. (5 pages)
BROKEN (Horror/Thriller): A young groom shares a gondola ride with his fiance's psycho ex. (5 pages)
BLOOD BROTHERS (Drama/Thriller/Short): 60 years ago they made a pact to die together. One of them intends to honor it. (9 pages)
LOOPHOLE (Sci-Fi Action/Thriller): Two men make a desperate bid to breech the walls of a city holding a big secret inside. (6 pages)
CONTROL (Suspense/Thriller): A presidential candidate’s ex-husband is called in to handle a potentially devastating security crisis on election night. (11 pages)
PROOF OF CONCEPT (Lo-Fi, Sci-Fi/Thriller): A desperate scientist conducts a dangerous experiment to prove her multi-verse theory correct. (2 pages)
COLD BLOOD (Thriller/Horror): The infamous Kansas “In Cold Blood” murderer returns to rewrite his history. (10 pages)
PASSWORDS (Thriller/Horror/Comedy): A boy is harassed by an online opponent. (5 pages)
INHERITANCE (Thriller): Jack and Lilly went up the hill... (1 page)
OLE BESS’ BAIT SHOP (Thriller/Horror/Creature Feature): When you want to catch something big… it’s all about the bait. (4 pages)
STROKE (Thriller/Drama): A mother finds peace after the loss of her son. (1 page)
DARK CORNERS (Thriller/Drama): A daughter risks her own life to save her estranged father. (6 pages)
WHO KILLED THE CAT (Horror/Thriller): When the cat dies, somebody has to pay. (2 pages)
REACHING (Thriller/Drama): A young soldier fights to overcome a traumatic experience from a previous life. (6 pages)
PAPERS (Sci-Fi): A diplomat executes an extreme solution to a personal problem. (5 pages)
SEEDS (Sci-Fi): A scientist deals with the emotional fallout at the end of one of her experiments. (4 pages)
CUSTOMER SUPPORT (Absurd Comedy): A lonely shipwrecked survivor calls for help after his cable goes out. (10 pages) (IN PRODUCTION)
FOR NOW (Romantic Comedy): A lonely widow needs permission to begin dating again. (9 pages) (PRODUCED)
AN ABANDONED MINE, A GOLDEN CHALICE AND A BEAST NAMED BLONDIE (Comedy): Two boys embark on a quest to retrieve the Golden Chalice. (5 pages) (OPTIONED)
HALLOWEEN SPIRIT (Dark Comedy/Horror): A super employee and a super fan face a dark choice when their dreams of a year-round Halloween store gain momentum after unique but sinister animatronic displays mysteriously appear. (15 pages) (CO-WRITTEN with Chris Hager)
POTATO RADIO (Comedy): A lonely suburbanite's odd experiment leads to a war with his equally lonely neighbor. (6 pages)
ONE MISSISSIPPI (Comedy) (Based on my sitcom characters from Oh, Brother!): A family trip to Myrtle Beach goes awry. (4 pages)
THIS IS HOW THEY'LL FIND ME (Comedy): Just another day in a pandemic lockdown. (2 pages)
HOW PAUL DIED (Comedy): Today is the day that Paul dies. The only question remaining is: How? (6 pages)
SECRETS (Dramedy): Two men meet to exchange the proof of each other’s secrets. (4 pages)
DR. SCHNEDERLY – MOBILE PSYCHIATRST (Absurd Comedy/Horror): Lulu has a psychiatry appointment. Unfortunately, it’s too late. (5 pages)
BAD FISH (Comedy/Drama): A loner fights to regain control over his regimented life after he adopts an out-of-control, hard-charging goldfish. (14 pages)
IRON EGG (Sci-fi/Comedy): A Marvel-inspired superhero origin story/nursery rhyme mash-up about an egg who was born to rise.
(2-page version/1 page version)
STAYIN’ ALIVE (Comedy): A badass cockroach navigates a dangerous world. (2 pages)
AFTER (Comedy): A retiring janitor passes on a valuable lesson to his young replacement. (4 pages)
ONE SMALL STEP (Comedy): A tiny astronaut dreams of his moon shot. (2 pages)
TO THE FLAME (Sci-fi/Comedy): A young starship captain struggles to save his ship from an alien attack - in time for dinner. (1 page)
THE SUBSTITUTE (Comedy): A disgruntled employee at a financially troubled hit man firm finally snaps. (11 pages)
THE BOSS (Comedy): When the Grim Reaper takes a day off, heaven’s only available replacement is a low level staffer. (11 pages)
THAT’S A LOT OF MEATBALLS (Absurd Comedy): A politically incorrect, cliché-filled romp. The daily lesson at Mob School goes horribly wrong. (2 pages)
ESCAPE (Drama): A grandfather has a plan to help his grandson. (9 pages)