screenplays

Exile (full-length drama) Finalist, WriteMovies; Quarterfinalist, Fade-In

LJ lives in a new U . S. of A., with a new Three Strikes Law: first crime, rehab; second crime, prison; third crime, you’re simply kicked out – permanently exiled to a designated remote area, to fend for yourself without the benefits of society.  At least he used to live in that new U. S. of A.  He’s just committed his third crime.

 

What Happened to Tom (full-length drama) Semifinalist, Moondance

This guy wakes up to find his body’s been hijacked and turned into a human kidney dialysis machine – for nine months.

 

Aiding the Enemy (short drama 15min)

When Private Ann Jones faces execution for “aiding the enemy,” she points to American weapons manufacturers who sell to whatever country is in the market.

 

Bang Bang (short drama 30min) Finalist, Gimme Credit; Quarterfinalist, American Gem

When a young boy playing “Cops and Robbers” jumps out at a man passing by, the man shoots him, thinking the boy’s toy gun is real.  Who’s to blame?

 

Foreseeable (short drama 30min)

An awful choice in a time of war. Whose choice was it really?

 

Two Women, Road Trip, Extraterrestrial (full-length comedy)

When an independent activist and her frustrated office temp buddy embark on a quest for a chocolate bar, they pick up a hitchhiking extraterrestrial who’s stopped on Earth to ask for directions.  They help her get the information she needs – and discover it’s easier to get a gun in this country than a little scientific knowledge – and decide to go with her.  To become chocolate bartenders.

 

Boston Legal: Bang Bang (spec script)  Semifinalist, Scriptapalooza

 

Balls (short mockumentary 10min)

A hilarious mockumentary about men playing with balls

 

Here Comes the Bride (5min)

You’ll never get married again.

 

Let Me Entertain You (5min)

How slippery is the slope from screen idol to snuff film?

 

Take Care of Your Mom While I’m Gone (3-5min)

She’s an adult.  She needs a ten-year-old to take care of her?

 

My Life in Danger (short drama 3-5min)

When does attempted rape warrant self-defence of deadly force?

 

Size Matters (3-5min)

What if women were the taller sex?  Ask any short man.

 

I am Eve (10min)

An examination exposing the irrationality and injustice of Eve’s role in Judaeo-Christianity.

 

If Then (5-10 min)

The end of our lives as we know them.  Can’t say we didn’t see it coming.

 

Crime of Passion (short drama 3-5min)

The perfect solution to crimes of “passion”

 

Night Moves (5 min)

A one-night stand turns into something much, much more.

 

Are We Having Fun Yet? (30 sec)

Anti-violence-on-tv public television spot

 

Willy the Wasteland (60 sec)

Comment on dull youth via spoof of plea for aid commercial

 

Home for the Holidays (5-10 min)

A Christmas reality show

 

What is Wrong with this Picture? (5-10 min)

Nothing.  There’s no reason women can’t be the superordinates and men the subordinates.  But life’s not like that (yet).

 

The Mr. America Beauty Pageant (5-10 min)

A spoof of the Miss America Pageant

 

Minding Our Own Business (20 min)

A collection of skits (including “The Price is Not Quite Right,” “Singin’ in the (Acid) Rain,” “Adverse Reactions,” “The Band-Aid Solution,” and “See Jane. See Dick.”) with a not-so-subtle environmental message

 

The Missing Link (short comedy 3-5min)

Two women and an alien enter a bar…

 

Rot in Hell (short drama 5-7min)

A soapbox zealot and an atheist face off…