Writing Credits

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYS

Manhattan Meat (black comedy, semi-finalist, Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship; optioned by Hemdal) Producer Anne-Marie Gillen  (Fried Green Tomatoes)

Animal Behavior (erotic drama, optioned by Producer Arturro Rotatorri)

Beyond the Veil (historical/supernatural thriller)

The Mage: Wewelsburg Castle (historical drama/thriller, now in development as an international limited series)

Over the Hill? (comedy, co-written with David Dursten; optioned by Kathy Bates)

Say Goodnight (thriller, one section of feature film anthology for Beigel Entertainment)

DOGS! Waiting to Be Loved (feature film with original music; in development)

Gloria: A Case of Police Brutality (docudrama, Oren Rudavsky, Director/Producer) Global Village Prize-Winner; broadcast on PBS

The Girl from Provence (story & additional dialogue; thriller, Geoffrey de Valois, Director/Producer) produced 2019


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SCREENPLAY ADAPTATIONS

The Bluest Eye (drama, adaptation of Toni Morrison novel; for American Playhouse)

The Lager (historical action, adapted from the novel, A Tale of Two Centuries; for Caravan Pictures)

24 Hours AM/PM (comedy, adapted from a collection of short plays by famous TV writers; commissioned by GuerilLA Theatre)

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FEATURE FILM SCRIPT REWRITE/SCRIPT DOCTOR

The Girl from Provence (also story; thriller, Geoffrey de Valois, Director/Producer) produced 2019

Love Bite, Sun Brite (romantic comedy, Kostos Kostopolous, Producer/Director) 

The Businessman (action/crime drama, Vitaly Koslov, Producer)

Loveless: Greta Garbo (biopic/drama, Yelena Potter, Producer)

Song of the Lorelei (biopic, Maverick Film & TV)

Man of God (historical drama/biopic, Greek TV) in production 2019


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SCRIPTED TV PILOTS & BIBLES

Hello, It’s Me, Kittie (co-written with Kittie KaBoom)

Karma (anthology thriller; 12 original episodes; in pre-production, Zoran Dragelj, Producer)

Open House (co-written with Andrea Mezvinsky; produced in 2017)

The Mage (under option to Magical Pictures)

The Marianos (co-written with Romina Arena)

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FILM & TV TREATMENTS, SCRIPTED

Breaking Down the Walls (biopic feature film, based on the memoir by Norma Yaeger)

Destiny (bio pic feature film, developed for 20th Century Fox)

The Eye of Horus (historical adventure feature film, under option, Magical Pictures) 

Wafa’s Arab Spring (historical drama, based on memoir The Road from Morocco; WF Hallam, Producer)

The Taj Mahal  (historical drama, feature film; developed for Skyline Pictures)

St. Nino (historical drama, feature film; Yelena Potter, Producer)

TV BIBLES & TREATMENTS, NON-SCRIPTED

Ilye Aie (commissioned by “Talking Heads” David Byrne and produced for the PBS series “Alive from Off-Center”)

Conscious Living (Lifestyle show developed for Lucky 13 Prods.)

NON SCRIPTED FILMS & BROADCAST TV

The Amish: Not to Be Modern (A&E, PBS, broadcast in 20 countries; CINE Golden Eagle, HUMANITAS Award)

Looking East (Two episodes of the TV series broadcast on CCTV and Discovery) 

Yue-Sai’s World (One episode of the TV series broadcast on CCTV and satellite TV) 

Star Vision (TV Pilot) 

Hidden Realm (TV pilot)

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PRODUCED PLAYS

Sawed in Half (co-written with Andrea Mezvinsky; nominated for four Fringe Festival awards)

Angel Dog (premiered at The Producers Club, Theatre Row, NYC)

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STORY AND/OR SCRIPT CONSULTANT

Saying Kaddish (one-hour drama special, ABC-TV; Emmy nomination)

Women of the Left Bank (feature docudrama for the BBC; released theatrically) 

Thin Edge of the Wedge (full-length historical play; PZ Miller, Producer)

El Negro (historical horror feature film; Marty Conn, Producer)

Love-n-Lust (dramedy Web series)

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HONORS & AWARDS

Semi-Finalist, Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship

Semi-Finalist, Sundance Screenwriter Lab

Humanitas Award

SCREENWRITING GRANTS: NY State Arts Council; Ohio Arts Council; Nordson Foundation; COAHSI; Stocker Foundation; Lorain City Council; NEH Matching Grant.