THE DAUGHTER OF CHONGQING
Two members of Hong Kong’s professional set fall for one another despite their radically different backgrounds. While one of them struggles to fulfill his debt to his mother, the other is forced to weigh the paternal expectations that brought her to Hong Kong against their new relationship. (e-mail for script information)
After almost dying in a 7-Eleven stick-up, a restless young Angelino finds an unlikely new life in a North Dakota boom town. When a local is murdered in a dispute over drilling rights, he is coerced into silence and left to choose between the life they made possible and the one he’s been running from.
A former Navy SEAL seeking revenge for his murdered wife starts to unravel her double life, uncovering a plot that poses a grave threat to national security.
A team of traveling art thieves on the verge of disbanding are compelled to do one last job in the mountains of Western China–knock over an underground temple with relics of earth’s earliest humans.
Part of a series of short films with commercial director Michael Sugrue. If you look at the scripts for one of these, you’ll see a good example of the tweaks that occur during production.
Another in a series of films with Sugrue. These are made with skeleton crews in the most literal sense of the word. In this case, I wrote it, Michael shot it, and Steven starred. It was three man production.
Walt Disney and Ernest Hemingway lived parallel lives before fame, but never met. What if they had, and how did they end up so differently? Catch a glimpse of the artists when they were still just young men, discussing their differences at a Chicago bar during October 1919. Read it for free here, then post a review on Amazon at the link above!
I visited New Orleans over Labor Day weekend in 2010. Inspired in equal measures by a conversation with a friend about Katrina victims, the first hour of When The Levees Broke, and a few glasses of wine, this story follows the journey of Robert Picot, a New Orleans native trying to escape the city in the days after the storm. Read the beginning for free, the rest is on Amazon for $2.99. If you don’t have a Kindle, don’t fret. Amazon supports a variety of formats, including PC. Download the software for a superior and painless reading experience here for free, or check your device for the Amazon Kindle App.