Bio: A teacher/screenwriter who likes simple stories, complex characters, and real-life absurdism.
Feature Loglines: DEAD IN THE WEST (western horror) - In 1892 Arizona, a young city-slicker joins an old sheriff in tracking down the culprit to a bloody crime, but they find himself facing an ever greater threat than their personal differences: zombies.
STEALING LINCOLN (historical drama) - An informant for the Secret Service eager to rise above his station infiltrates a gang of criminals plotting to steal and ransom the body of President Abraham Lincoln. Based on a true story.
DEAD STOP (thriller) - Drivers on a Los Angeles freeway are targeted by a sniper and must ban together to survive. -- UCLA Showcase Feature Drama winner (2017) -- Cinequest Top 50 Semifinalist (2018)
FALLING (crime drama) - A pilot falls out of an airplane without a parachute and must figure out how to survive while his friends on the try to save him and solve the mystery of what happened. -- Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award (2016)
TV Loglines: Edith Wilson (historical drama) - The new First Lady battles a Vice-President for political power in the White House as the world falls into the Great War. This would be the first episode in a season about Edith Wilson and each season would chronicle a different woman in an anthology series called First Ladies. -- ScreenCraft quarterfinalist (2018)
The Secret Service (drama) - A behind-the-scenes look at the elite government agency tasked with protecting financial institutions and political leaders.
Other Accolades: Best Screenplay, Shore to Shore Film Festival, "Jamie" (2020) Final Draft Quarterfinalist, "Landmark" (2019) PAGE Awards Quarterfinalist, "Anacostia" (2018) Joel Siegel Fellowship (2017) David Koepp Scholarship Award (2017) Michael G. Wilson Mentorship (2017) Stephen N. Gershenson Memorial Scholarship (2016) Best Writing (nominated), LA Web Fest, “Us” (2016) Best Overall Series, Austin Web Fest, “Us” (2015) Best Comedy Series, Austin Web Fest, "Us" (2015) Best Web Series, Chain NYC, “Us” (2015) Best Writing, Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Fest, “FindingWestphal” (2015) Bronze Award, Hollywood Screenplay Contest, “1919” (2014) Quarterfinalist, Nicholl Fellowship, “The Alien Rover Trial” (2014)
Commissioned Writing: "Synonyms vs Antonyms" (webseries, 2020) - Kool School Productions "A-List Casting" (webseries, 2018) -- Quantum Arc Media “Hard County” (feature, 2016) – Wish Upon a Star Productions “The Better Angels” (feature, 2015) – Las Vegas Film Collective
Other Creative Experience: “A Billion Dollars” (feature, 2016) optioned Sony Crackle Initiative, “The Town Trust” (drama pilot, 2016)