Proud to announce my comedy feature screenplay, PREGNANT PAUSE, has reached the Top 10% of the 2014 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. PREGNANT PAUSE is a city-styled, lower-budget film comedy script with a power-fem hero delivering lively characters and big laughs. The log line reads: Rebecca is a hard-boiled career woman focused solely on making partner at […]
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I will be returning to the Lawrence Library to continue a series of screenwriting classes. Classes will be held at the Lawrence Library branch October 5, 12 & 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Classes are expected to last 90-120 minutes. The focus of this series will be story and character. We’ll have three classes, this […]
I have been asked to return to the Lawrence Library to continue a series of screenwriting classes. Classes will be held at the Lawrence Library branch July 20 & July 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Classes are expected to last 90-120 minutes. I previously conducted a three-part screenwriting instruction at this location in February. That […]
I am proud to announce I have recently entered an agreement with the author Fred Goldstein to adapt his book From Bedside into a feature film screenplay. From Bedside is a non-fiction account of Fred’s real life experience tutoring Steven Estep, an amazing young man suffering from a rare form of cancer. Here’s our […]
I’m in love with one version in particular of the poster series for the new Jackie Robinson biopic titled 42. This poster says a lot to me, as both a designer and storyteller. This poster is a visual stunner. The most obvious attribute is the horizontal image of the Jackie Robinson character (played by Chadwick […]
I have been asked to conduct a series of screenwriting classes by the Mercer County (NJ) Library System. Classes will be held at the Lawrence Library branch. The first class begins on Saturday February 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm and will run for a total of three consecutive weeks. Classes are expected to last 90-120 […]