SCRIPTS

 

Every time I go to Staten Island something bad happens…

OPTIONED to ChipAway Productions 
Urban drama/feature script 
A Latino former gang member starts his life again in art school, as he tries to stop his brother from working with criminals.

  • 2007 BlueCat Screenplay Competition – Finalist – Top 5 of 2,400
  • 2008 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist
  • 2007 Contest of Contest Winners – Finalist – Top 10
  • 2008 Movie Script Contest – Finalist
  • 2007 Nicholl Fellowships – Top 7% of 5,050
  • 2007 Sundance Screenwriters Lab – Top 10%-15% of 2,200  
  • 2007 Cinequest Screenplay Competition – Semifinalist – Top 10%
  • 2006 Fade In Awards – Semifinalist – Top 90 (3%) of 2,800 
  • 2008 BlueCat Screenwriting Lab – Semifinalist    
  • 2009 Screenplay Festival – Semifinalist 
  • 2008 Red Inkworks – Top 100   
  • 2007 All Access Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 39 (4%) of 974
  • 2006 Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 8% of 3,000
  • 2006 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – 2,519 Entries
  • 2006 Writers On The Storm Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist – 907 Entries
  • 2009 Cynosure Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist
  • 2007 BlueCat Screenplay Competition Movie Title Contest – Finalist – Top 20 of 500
  • Moviebytes.com/WinningScripts.com – Top 10 Contest Winning Feature Screenplays (Urban)

Short script version:

  • 2009 WorldFest Houston – Platinum Remi Award (1st Place) for Short Screenplays   
  • 2008 Queens International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Best Short Screenplay (1st Place)
  • 2008 Latino Screenplay Competition – Best Latino-Themed Short Screenplay (1st Place)
  • 2009 Fade In Awards – 3rd Place (Shorts) – 1,600 Entries
  • 2009 Action on Film Festival – Official Selection, Nominated: Most Ambitious Script
  • 2009 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist
  • 2009 Vail Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Semifinalist – Top 15
  • 2008 Gimme Credit Screenplay Competition – Semifinalist
  • 2009 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – Top 10% of 4,394 
  • 2009 Champion Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist 
  • 2008 British Short Screenplay Competition – Second Round Qualifier – 1,500 Entries 
  • Moviebytes.com/WinningScripts.com – Top 10 Contest Winning Short Screenplays (Drama & Urban)   

 

 

The Way It Spins

Urban drama/feature script 
A Brooklyn teenager deals with a tragic mistake while trying not to let the guilt destroy his life.

  • 2009 Script Savvy – Winner (1st Place) – Scored 59 out of 60 (March)  
  • 2009 Movie Script Contest – Honorable Mention (8th Place, Drama)  
  • 2010 Sundance Screenwriters Lab – Second Round  
  • 2009 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist
  • 2009 Queens International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist 
  • 2009 Screenplay Festival – Finalist 
  • 2009 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Honorable Mention – Top 24
  • 2009 Creative World Awards – Semifinalist – Top 5% of 2,000   
  • 2009 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – Top 10% of 4,394
  • 2009 Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist 
  • Moviebytes.com/WinningScripts.com – Top 10 Contest Winning Feature Screenplays (Urban)    

 

The Switch

Drama/feature script 
After switching partners for a night, two couples in their mid-30's re-evaluate their relationships and lives.

  • 2010 Movie Script Contest – Winner (1st Place, Drama) 
  • 2010 Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition – Semifinalist – Top 44
  • 2010 Screenplay Festival – Semifinalist
  • 2011 Cinestory Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist
  • 2010 Champion Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2011 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2010 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Second Round – Top 25% of 4,412

 

Out of Sync

Comedy/feature script (with John Barlowe) 
A disgraced manager attempts to reunite his 40 year old boy band, only to find they're woefully past their prime.

  • 2010 Script Savvy – Winner (1st Place) – Scored 59 out of 60 (June)  
  • 2010 WorldFest Houston – Platinum Remi Award (1st Place) for Comedy
  • 2009 Action on Film Festival – Official Selection, Nominated: Best Comedy  
  • 2009 Movie Script Contest – Finalist
  • 2009 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist 
  • 2009 Queens International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist  
  • 2009 Screenplay Festival – Finalist
  • 2010 Creative World Awards – Finalist 
  • 2010 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – Top 10% of 4,412  
  • 2009 BlueCat Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 20% of 3,200
  • 2010 Fade In Awards – Quarterfinalist
  • 2011 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2009 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Second Round – Top 25% of 4,394 
  • Moviebytes.com/WinningScripts.com – Top 10 Contest Winning Feature Screenplays (Comedy)     

As "The Borough Boys" mockumentary: 

  • 2008 All Access Screenwriting Competition – Finalist – Top 10
  • 2009 Fade In Awards – Semifinalist – 1,600 Entries 
  • 2007 Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition – Top 20% of 2,500 Entries 

 

Miss Christmas

OPTIONED to MultiVisionnaire Media 
Family comedy/feature script (with John Barlowe) 
To reunite her divorced parents, a young girl who has missed Christmas for the third straight year, enlists the help of her goofy uncle to persuade Santa's people to receate Christmas for her in the summer. 

  • 2010 WorldFest Houston – Silver Remi Award (3rd Place) for Family/Children
  • 2009 Screenplay Festival – Honorable Mention – Top 5 (Family) 
  • 2010 Table Read My Screenplay – Screenplay Contest – Top 5 (Comedy)
  • 2010 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Second Round – Top 10% of 4,400 
  • 2009 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist
  • 2009 Queens International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist
  • 2010 Final Draft's Big Break Contest – Semifinalist – 3,500 Entries
  • 2009 The Movie Deal! Screenplay Contest – Semifinalist 
  • 2010 Silver Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 50  
  • 2010 & 2009 Champion Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2010 Fade In Awards – Quarterfinalist
  • 2010 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Second Round – Top 25% of 4,412       
  • "Consider" from Barb Doyon of Extreme Screenwriting

 

The Junior Detectives and the Cities of Gold

Family adventure/feature script 
A boy who's afraid of the dark joins forces with other misfit kids to find a hidden treasure on a Caribbean island, but they'll have to overcome their phobias to triumph.

  • 2009 A Feeding Frenzy Screenplay Competition – Winner (1st Place) 
  • 2008 Cinema City International Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Silver Award (2nd Place)  
  • 2009 WorldFest Houston – Bronze Remi Award (4th Place) for Family/Children
  • 2009 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Finalist – Top 2% of 4,394
  • 2008 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Finalist – Top 3% of 3,865 
  • 2009 & 2008 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Second Round – Top 10% of 4,000 
  • 2008 All Access Screenwriting Competition – Finalist – Top 10
  • 2009 Contest of Contest Winners – Finalist – Top 10  
  • 2009 Extreme Screenwriting Screenplay Contest – Finalist
  • 2009 The Movie Deal! Screenplay Contest – Finalist – Top 5 (Family)
  • 2009 Screenplay Festival – Finalist 
  • 2009 Kids First! Film and Video Festival – Official Selection, Nominated: Best Award   
  • 2009 Action on Film Festival – Official Selection 
  • 2009 International Family Film Festival – Semifinalist 
  • 2008 ScriptShark Insider Competition – Semifinalist 
  • 2008 American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest – Quarterfinalist – Top 7% of 2,600  
  • 2008 Writers Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • "Recommend" from Barb Doyon of Extreme Screenwriting
  • Moviebytes.com/WinningScripts.com – Top 10 Contest Winning Feature Screenplays (Family & Action-Adventure)   

 

Treasure in the Park

Family adventure/feature script (with John Barlowe) 
When clues to a hidden treasure in Disneyland left by Walt Disney himself are discovered, two selfish men get invited on the treasure hunt, but they don't stand a chance of winning unless they can put others first and work together, and in doing so, discover the true meaning of family.

  • 2012 WorldFest Houston – Bronze Remi Award (4th Place) for Family/Children
  • 2011 Screenplay Festival – Finalist
  • 2011 Slamdance Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 100 of 2,000
  • 2011 Just Effing Entertain Me Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist – Top 60
  • 2012 BlueCat Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2012 Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2011 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – Top 10% of 4,428
  • 2011 Champion Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist 

 

Yard Sale

Romantic comedy/feature script

A woman who saves everything decides to sell the items that remind her of her recent ex-boyfriend at a yard sale. But when her "ex" decides to come back, she must find all the items before he realizes that she sold them.

  • 2008 Script Savvy – Honorable Mention – Top 4 (March)
  • 2008 Red Inkworks – Finalist – Top 50 
  • 2008 TriggerStreet.com – Top 10 of 2,874 (January) 
  • 2008 Movie Script Contest – Semifinalist 
  • 2008 Silver Screenwriting Competition – Quarterfinalist 
  • 2006 WorldFest Houston – Gold Remi Award (2nd Place) for Comedy (Romantic)
  • 2006 Fade In Awards – Quarterfinalist – 2,800 Entries  
  • 2005 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – 1,904 Entries
  • 2005 Hollywood Scriptwriting Institute – Honorable Mention (2nd Place) 

 

Needle in a Haystack

Romantic comedy/feature script

When an obsessive young woman gets hooked on a reality TV dating show, she thinks she's found her soulmate and decides to stop at nothing to meet him, until she has to question what reality truly means.

  • 2008 A Feeding Frenzy Screenplay Competition – 2nd Place
  • 2008 WorldFest Houston – Gold Remi Award (2nd Place) for Comedy (Romantic)
  • 2008 Movie Script Contest – Semifinalist
  • 2008 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – (Top Tier) Quarterfinalist – 3,865 Entries 
  • 2007 ScriptShark Insider Competition – Semifinalist 
  • 2007 Slamdance Screenplay Competition – Round II – 2,200 Entries
  • 2008 Writers Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition – Quarterfinalist
  • 2007 Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition – Quarterfinalist – 2,500 Entries 
  • 2007 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Quarterfinalist – 3,411 Entries 
  • 2006 Fade In Awards – Quarterfinalist – 2,800 Entries 

 

Yom Kicker

Comedy/short script
A mockumentary of a Rabbi’s attempt to field a Jewish high school football team.

  • 2012 Vail Film Festival Screenplay Competition – Finalist – Top 5
  • 2011 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards – Semifinalist – Top 5% of 4,428
  • 2011 British Short Screenplay Competition – Third Round Qualifier

 

 

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